Best Burgers in Asheville

Best Burgers in Asheville

A mouthwatering burger can really hit the spot after a day exploring Asheville and our surrounding mountains. Many downtown Asheville restaurants offer burgers on their menu, but there are some that stand out as exceptional. 

Vault best burger in asheville
The Vault's burger has won the Battle of the Burgers People's Choice award year after year. 

If you're shooting for an all-American cheeseburger topped with pickles or prefer to try something new, the best burger in Asheville is offered in a variety of ways. Don't forget the french fries! 

Burgers range from traditional ground beef to local grass-fed beef, bison, lamb, turkey, and veggie burgers of all kinds. Aside from the popular american cheese, many restaurants source our local creameries for fresh gourmet cheeses like goat, sharp cheddar, blue and more. Add a southern favorite on your burger- Pimento cheese!  Unique toppings are endless... fried pickles, slaw, pickled veggies, flavorful sauces and many more. Many burger joints offer gluten-free options.

Best Burgers in Asheville

Rankin Vault Asheville
Rankin Vault Cocktail Lounge
This favorite local hangout features creative American fare, local beer and craft cocktails.Their delectable Vault Burger features 100% grass-fed beef from local farms, taking home local awards year after year. Enjoy the patio or sit at the walnut bar inside. They’re open until 2 AM, perfect for a late night craving. 7 Rankin Ave
All Day Darling Asheville
All Day Darling
Located in Asheville’s historic Montford neighborhood, this cozy bistro offers fresh coffee and baked goods, smoothies, salads, dinner specials, cocktails and more. Enjoy beer or wine on the patio in the warmer months! Open daily 7 AM- 9 PM. 102 Montford Ave.
Universal Joint West Asheville
Universal Joint
Located in West Asheville, this full-service neighborhood restaurant offers friendly service, rotating draft and bottle selection, and one of the more dog-friendly patios in town. Their menu features build-your-own burger options, along with delicious signature burgers. Don’t forget the tater tots! 784 Haywood Rd
White Labs Asheville
White Labs Kitchen & Taproom
This brewpub showcases craft cocktails, wine and 32 rotating taps of local beer. They serve wood-fired pizzas, farm-fresh salads and beer-infused dishes and desserts. Their winning cheeseburger features a grain-fed beef patty with smoked gouda, tomato jam, fried shallots, house pickles and special sauce. 172 S Charlotte St
grey eagel taqueria asheville
Grey Eagle Taqueria
This taqueria is located inside The Grey Eagle Music Hall & Pub, featuring Latin-American cuisine with gluten-free and vegan options. Enjoy a variety of local brews or a fresh-made margarita.Their Chorizo Burger took home 2nd place at the 2019 WNC Battle of the Burger, putting them on the burger map here in Asheville. 185 Clingman Ave.
foothills meat asheville
Foothills Buchar Bar
This butchar bar, committed to supporting local family farms, features a American classics like house-made hot dogs, burgers and sandwiches. Their cozy bar in West Asheville features local draft beer and simple cocktails. The prize winning Foothills Burger is simple, juicy and delicious! 697 Haywood Rd
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