National Burger Month has arrived and there is a lot to be grilling about. From massive Kobe-beef patties to burgers topped with braised beef short rib, there is a burger for everyone to enjoy.
Restaurant: Biscayne Tavern
Burger: Tavern Burger
Description: At China Grill Management’s gastropub Biscayne Tavern, their best-selling menu item day in and day out is the Tavern Burger. Made from Florida grass-fed beef and featuring only the basics – lettuce, tomato, purple onion, bread & butter pickle chips and a house remoulade, all on a Martin’s potato roll – it’s the burger’s simplicity that makes it a guest favorite.
Address/ Phone: 146 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
Restaurant: db Bistro Moderne
Burger: Classic db Burger
Description: db Bistro Moderne’s classic db burger is perfect for anyone looking to indulge in the ultimate burger this month. Credited with launching the gourmet burger movement, the ground sirloin db burger is stuffed with red wine-braised short ribs (off the bone) and foie gras, and presented on a homemade toasted parmesan and poppy seed bun with a touch of fresh horseradish and oven roasted tomato confit.
Address/ Phone: 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
Restaurant: Steak 954
Burger: Dry-aged Burger
Description: Nuzzled in the heart of the W Hotel, Steak 954 offers their popular Dry-Aged Burger. Chef de Cuisine Jason Landon Smith gives meat lovers a dry-age take on a classic burger joint that will have you licking your fingers. The massive patty is topped with bacon, melted aged cheddar and Steak 954’s tasty Churchill sauce.
Address/Phone: 401 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Restaurant: Verde at PAMM
Burger: Verde Cheeseburger
Description: Stephen Starr’s oversized Verde Cheeseburger comes loaded with Vermont Cheddar cheese and onions. Each bite is also packed with applewood smoked- bacon smothered in between two giant slices of fluffy sesame seed bread. Yummy!
Address/Phone: 1103 Biscayne Blvd,. Miami FL 33132
Restaurant: Lorenzo (at The Redbury)
Burger: Bomba Burger
Description: Tony Mantuano’s Italian restaurant Lorenzo (at the Redbury Hotel) on South Beach provides an unexpected punch with the Bomba Burger. Stuffed with fresh mozzarella cheese, veal and beef, the Bomba burger is a sure hit! Have it with house-made chips on the side for a perfect lunch by the beach.
Address/Phone: 1776 Collins Ave, Miami Beach FL 33139
Burger: The All-American Burger
Description: Don’t be fooled by Makoto! This upscale Japanese restaurant located inside the luxurious Bal Harbor Shops is known for its exquisite sushi platters, but it’s “All American Burger” does not stray far behind. Chef Makoto Okuwa prepares a three-level burger which includes tomatoes, pickles, cucumbers and American cheese melted on a whopping Angus beef patty. The burger also comes decorated with two small American and Japenese flags to add style and tempura-fried veggies on the side.
Address/Phone: 9700 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33154
Restaurant: Orange Blossom
Burger: Charles St. Burger
Description: Executive Chef Nelson Maldonado gives foodies a run for their money at the Orange Blossom with the “Charles St. Burger.” Expect a bed of lettuce on ground prime sirloin, French onions, and tomatoes with hand-cut fries on the side. If you love bacon you are in for a treat— you can add as much of it as you like on this juicy burger.
Address/Phone: 2000 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139
Restaurant: Florida Cookery at The James Royal Palm
Burger: Lee Schrager Burger
Description: If guacamole, bacon and eggs get your taste buds going then the Lee Schrager burger is ideal for you! Offered exclusively at the Florida Cookery at The James Royal Palm hotel, the burger is a chuck and brisket blend served on a soft Kaiser bread roll. Want to make this burger even juicier? Say cheese! Choices include provolone, blue cheese, cheddar and goat cheese.
Address/Phone: 1545 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Restaurant: Mondrian South Beach
Burger: Mondrian Burger
Description: The Mondrian Burger, available at the swanky Mondrian Hotel on South Beach, comes packed with apple bacon, cheddar cheese and duck fat onions topped on dry-age sirloin with a savory special sauce.
Address/Phone: 1100 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Restaurant: Prime 112
Burger: Prime Burger
Description: This burger is made for a hungry carnivore. Enjoy the 10 oz Kobe Beef hamburger with lettuce, tomatoes and pickles with some crispy fries on the side if you still have room after eating this deluxe burger.
Address/Phone: 112 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Restaurant: Bianca at the Delano
Burger: Delano Kobe Burger
Description: Come and indulge in the Delano Kobe Burger with flavorful Tomato jam and house-made pickles. The Kobe beef patty also gets covered in Fontina cheese and is served with a mountain of fries for some intense grubbing.
Address/Phone: 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Restaurant: Grease Burger & Whiskey Bar
Burger: The Grease Beast
Description: Grease Burger Bar Beer & Whiskey Bar’s signature cheeseburger, the Grease Beast, starts with two American cheese grilled cheese sandwiches — but not just any grilled cheese, applewood bacon grilled cheese sandwiches. There’s tomato and shredded lettuce, a thick, griddled 10-ounce patty covered in dripping Cabot Cheddar, cheese sauce. It doesn’t stop there. It’s also topped with Ranch dressing, French fries, and thin crispy-flaking onion rings.
Address/ Phone: 213 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach FL, 33401
Restaurant: BC Cafe
The Fred: Burger topped with braised beef short rib, mozzarella cheese and lettuce.
The Gatherer: Burger topped with fried avocado, mozzarella cheese, lettuce & chipotle mayo.
The Caveman: Burger on top of lettuce and tomato, then topped with steak, braised beef short ribs, cheddar, mozzarella and half of a hard shell.
The Korean: Burger topped with Korean marinated beef, kimchee, fried egg and spicy mayo.
Breakfast Burger: Burger topped with sweet potato pancake, bacon, cheese and a fried egg on a French toast bun.
Price: BC Cafe, celebrity-favorite BC Taco’s sister brick and mortar location in Davie, will run a daily deal for the entire month of May: any burger, fries and drink for $8. In addition, BC Cafe will host a “Burger Night” on Saturday, May 24. They will feature five burgers (info above.)
Address/ Phone: 4801 South University Drive Davie, FL 33328