The music scene in Nashville is one of the best in the world, but it is also famous for some rockin’ burgers!
Nothing says classic American food more than the hamburger and Nashville is one of the best places in the country to enjoy a juicy, top-notch burger. From casual, fast food places to fine-dining establishments, there are many famous burger places in Music City.
Whether you are looking for a traditional, classic burger or a patty featuring a new, creative twist, there is a Nashville restaurant for you where burgers are the stars.
Need some help deciding where to tuck into a delicious, quality Music City hamburger? Here is our list of the are the top 5 best burger places in Nashville, ranked.
1. Burger Republic
Burger Republic, a favorite among locals and visitors alike, is known for its excellent hand crafted burgers. The place features the classic trifecta of burgers, fries and shakes, but don’t miss out on trying The Tennessee burger. Topped with American cheese, maple bacon, Jack Daniel’s honey glaze, smoked ketchup, and crispy onions—it’s sure to have every burger lover coming back for more.
2. The Patterson House
You wouldn’t necessarily think of burgers at The Patterson House in midtown, but the midtown cocktail bar has a sizzling secret—a top-notch burger. The Patterson House burger is layered with melty American cheese, umami onions and a secret sauce and pairs well with whatever the mixologist is mixing up for you!
3. The Pharmacy
A combined “burger parlor” and beer garden, The Pharmacy offers its burgers in a welcoming indoor dining room or in their pleasant, outdoor garden setting. The restaurant serves German wurst and chicken options as well but they have a list of burgers on their menu that will have your mouth watering in no time. Wash it all down with one of their many German and local beers choices.
4. Burger Up
Community support, sustainability, and “thoughtful” consumption are at the forefront of Burger Up’s mission, but they are also one of the best burger places in town! They have burgers for every preference, whether you a looking for a classic or something more original. Case in point—their Ramsey Pimento Cheese Burger—a burger topped with house-made pimento cheese, truffle aioli, and Benton’s bacon on a satisfying jalapeño bun.
5. M.L. Rose
There are 36 craft beers on tap at ML Rose but what really put them on the map are their burgers. They feature creative “Burgers of the Month” but also feature a list of house burgers people love. A must-try: their Southern Belle burger, topped with pimento cheese, bacon, bourbon BBQ sauce, and crispy tobacco onions. Pair it with one of their beers for a match made in burger heaven.
The Best Burger Places in Nashville
Nashville restaurants have discovered the secrets to serving amazing burgers: fresh quality protein, great taste and textures, and creative local twists on the classics. Choose from this list of the best burger places in Nashville and you are guaranteed a great burger experience!
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