Everyone has their own idea of comfort food, with burgers being a classic choice. It just so happens that Seattle has a ton of amazing burgers. From classic cheeseburgers to plant-based options, elk, lamb, and more, here are 15 of the best burger spots in Seattle.

Harry’s Fine Foods

Harry’s Fine Foods is a popular spot for many reasons, it has a cute interior, a patio, and of course the menu. One of the best menu items has to be their burger which you can snag on weekends as part of their brunch menu.

Where: 601 Bellevue Ave E
Hours: Monday-Thursday 4 PM-9 PM, Friday 4 PM-10 PM, Saturday 9 AM-10 PM, Sunday 9 AM-3 PM

Dick’s Drive-In

An oldie but a goody, Dick’s has been in the burger game since the 1950s. They serve up no-nonsense burgers in a fast-food format that’s tasty and reliable every time. Plus you can’t go wrong with the low price point and locations across the city.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Daily 10:30 AM-2 AM

Katsu Burger


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Katsu Burger has locations across the city and serves up delicious deep-fried, Katsu-style burgers! Inside each burger, you’ll find pickles, red onion, tomato & shredded cabbage. What sets each burger apart is sauces like tonkatsu, Japanese mayo, curry mayo, and more.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies by location

Red Mill

Ooh, we sure do love a Redmill Burger. They’re always extremely fresh and topped with fresh lettuce and tomato making them one of the most mouth-watering burgers in the city. And they also happen to have some insane onion rings and milkshakes if that’s something you’re into.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11 AM-9 PM, Sunday 12 PM-8 PM

Burbs Burgers


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Local mini chain Burbs Burgers has a small but tasty menu with a classic burger as well as a special burger. You’ll also find items like a fried chicken sandwich, a hot dog sandwich, and grilled cheese. They have a few locations so next time you see one be sure to give them a go.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies by location

Loretta’s Northwesterner

Loretta’s Northwesterner is straight to the point. They describe themselves as “A neighborhood outpost where drinking is a priority, but also happens to have a really good burger”. You can’t go wrong with that folks.

Where: 8617 14th Ave S
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 AM-12 AM, Friday 11 AM-2 AM, Saturday 10 AM-2 AM, Sunday 10 AM-12 AM

Lil Woody’s


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Lil Woodys is a great spot for classics and also inventive new burgers. That being said, they do run some pretty crazy burger specials throughout the year. So go big with one of those or opt for one of their equally delicious classic burgers.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Daily 12 PM-8 PM

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Two Doors Down


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This family-friendly burger joint serves up regionally sourced, hormone and antibiotic-free beef burgers. Plus they also have vegan and gluten-free options for those of you who need or want them. To make things even better, they also happen to have twenty Northwestern brews on draft and growlers to go.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies

Mean Sandwich


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Mean Sandwich serves up some of Seattle’s best smash burgers. You can enjoy the delicious D.A.M Burger with toppings like cheese, mayo, house-made pickles and sauce, and more. Plus you can go big and try one of their other tasty sandwiches if you’re really feeling it.

Where: 1510 NW Leary Way
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11 AM-4 PM, Friday & Saturday 11 AM-7 PM

Rain City Burgers

This family-friendly spot is a great place to head for consistently tasty burgers made from fresh and natural beef patties. It’s also a great place for local sports fans because RCB loves all our teams. That means you can enjoy themed burgers like the Huskies Burger, Mariners Burger, 12th Man Burger, and more.

Where: 6501 Roosevelt Way NE
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11 AM-9 PM, Sunday 11 AM-8 PM

Sunny Hill


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While not so much of a dedicated burger spot, Sunny Hill does serve up a delicious burger that’s worth trying. The Sunny Burger comes with umami ketchup, shredded lettuce, and frizzled onion. Of course, you can add bacon and cheese for an additional cost to create the tastiest burger of your dreams.

Where: 3127 NW 85th Street
Hours: Monday-Wednesday & Thursday 4 PM-9 PM, Friday 4 PM-10 PM, Saturday 12 PM-10 PM, Sunday 12 PM-9 PM

8oz Burger and Co.


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It’s pretty safe to say this spot is a Capitol Hill classic at this point. You can’t go wrong with their half-pound patties and their signature burger has delicious additions like arugula and truffle aioli. Or you can choose from their 8 other burgers, whatever floats your boat.

Where: Multiple locations
Hours: Varies by location

Uneeda Burger


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This Fremont institution uses all-natural meat for its delicious array of offerings. We love their classic burger offerings but also that they have bison, salmon, lamb, and even elk burgers! If you’re looking to try a burger made with something other than beef, Uneeda is the spot to try.

Where: 4302 Fremont Ave N
Hours: Daily 11 AM-9 PM

Plum Bistro


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Of course, we had to throw a plant-based option in because we know that not everyone is a fan of meat. With that in mind, Plum Bistro has some delicious veggie burger options for you to try. Plus owner Makini Howell was recognized as a Top Chef Changing Food in America by The New York Times this year.

Where: 1429 12th Ave
Hours: Monday 11 AM-8:30 PM, Tuesday & Wednesday 11 AM-9 PM, Thursday & Friday 11 AM-9:30 PM, Saturday 4 PM-9:30 PM, Sunday 4 PM-8:30 PM

Those are our picks when it comes to the best burger in Seattle. We hope that you all get out there and treat yourself to a delicious burger or two.