- 30 of the best burger joints in Ohio

Posted June 02, 2017 at 07:36 AM | Updated June 04, 2017 at 06:46 PM

Searching for the best burgers in the Buckeye State

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Is there a more perfect summertime food than the All-American Hamburger? A thick, juicy beef patty topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and a secret sauce on a fluffy, buttery bun.

The mouth waters just thinking about one. Good thing, no matter where you are in Ohio, you can find a really good burger. Whether you like them basic or with fancy toppings, the Buckeye State is full of both hole-in-the-wall joints and upscale restaurants that serve up a myriad of tasty burgers.

In our search for Ohio's best burger joints, we came up with a list of 30 places that share at least one thing in common: their burgers continue to earn praise and pull in customers year after year.

While the list is admittedly heavy on Northeast Ohio restaurants, it also includes places in Ohio's other big population centers in Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo.

Here's our 30 best places to get a burger in the state, listed in alphabetical order.


Flip Side

Where: Locations in Hudson, Rocky River, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland's Flats, Liberty, Easton

Known for: Burgers made exclusively from Ohio raised, grass-fed beef

Fun fact: Flip Side was featured on "Unique Eats" on Cooking Channel in 2011

Sample Yelp review: "Great burger - got the One Red Door and loved it. Juicy and tons of flavor. I saw at least 4 other burgers I needed to get." - Holly L.


Dylan Palchesko