- Canyon City, Colorado
- Denver, Colorado
- Boulder, Colorado
- Fort Collins, Colorado
- Sedalia, Colorado
- Aspen, Colorado
- Pueblo, Colorado
- Dinosaur, Colorado
Colorado is a growing center for the farm-to-table cuisine movement with a strong commitment to organic and locally grown food. Many of the best Colorado burger joints offer local, grass-fed beef. The following is a list of restaurants that have made the list for favorite Colorado burger joints by patrons and critics alike.
Canyon City, Colorado
Bunk House Burgers
One of the few family-owned burger joints in Colorado, this restaurant serves local, grass-fed beef raised on family ranch. There are over 10 themed burgers to choose from.
The Cherry Cricket
Wesbste claims Denver’s favorite burger joint since 1945. Listed on Westword’s 10 best burgers list in 2015. Unusual toppings include peanut butter, raspberry jam and jalapeno jelly.
The Steak and Buffalo Burgers were listed as the two of the best burgers in Colorado making the Cityguide’s list of burgers to try before you die in 2006. CityGrille was featured in the Denver post, on USA today, in Westword, and on Citysearch.com. A sign outside the restaurant boasts the “Best Burger in Denver.”
Highland Tap and Burger
Over 12 gourmet burgers to choose from. One of the signature favorites includes root beer pulled pork.
The Meadow Lark Burger is the only burger on the menu. Making the list of one of the best burgers in Colorado, it is topped with Irish cheddar sauce, candied spicy bacon, onion ring, poached egg, and jalapeno bacon confit on a house made brioche bun.
5820 Burger Bar
Their mission is to serve the freshest, all natural ingredients. Serves hand-crafted gourmet burgers. Burger options include bison, quinoa, and prime waygu beef.
Made Westword list of best 10 burgers in Denver 2017. The Finley Burger is topped with braised short rib, ground chuck, applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, and bearnaise.
Listed as one of the best burger joints in Denver by Westword’s in 2017. There are over ten local favorites to choose from.
Voted Westword’s best burger in Denver for 2018. Their El’orado Burger is topped with beef, chorizo, avocado, cilantro, and a spicy beer-cheese sauce.
One of the best burger joints in Colorado and the oldest bar in Boulder. The Sink is also a college favorite. The website reads “Best darn burger in Boulder” so be sure to add to your list of where to eat burgers in Colorado and stop by when you’re in the area.
Fort Collins, Colorado
Big Al’s Burgers and Dogs
Big Al’s special seasoning and burgers topped with Big Al’s saucy sauce are their specialty. The 60/40 burger is 60 percent beef and 40 percent bacon
Bud’s Cafe and Bar
The favorite, local “hole in the wall” serving simple, no frill, delicious burgers.
Family friendly and affordable. Their tuna burger is topped with kale, miso-vinaigrette, tomato, onion, and wasabi aioli.
Launched in 2007 and serves hand crafted, farm fresh burgers. There are three signature burgers and the option to build your own.
Massadona Tavern and Steakhous
Local favorite for the juiciest “sloppers.”
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