If there's one thing Dallas knows, it's burgers — you'll find one on almost every menu in the city. With so many options, it can be hard to find the right one. Whether you're looking for a Wagyu burger, veggie burger, turkey burger or even a burger taco, these are a few of our favorite burgers in town right now:
The Surprisingly Stellar Turkey Burger at Uptown's State & Allen
The seared-off turkey patty is topped neatly with buttery wild mushrooms, a Gouda blanket and just enough aioli to keep your pupils dilated. A toasted brioche bun softly encapsulates the juicy sandwich. It’s one of the most no-bullshit, delicious turkey burgers in Dallas.
True Dallas Hangover Food: The Cheeseburger Taco at Velvet Taco
A burger taco? Yes and yes. Whether you're hungover, still drunk or stone-cold sober, this glorious hybrid is a must.
Instagram This Burger: The Cow + Pig at Stirr
Dallas' newest double cheeseburger indulgence is a double-whammy: The Cow + Pig, a house-ground brisket and bacon patty. In other words, bacon is blended right in with the beef. Take a photo of it on Stirr's gorgeous rooftop patio and you're guaranteed to rake in the likes.
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Knife's Ozersky Burger Named One of the Best in the U.S.
This burger has been around long enough to become a Dallas classic, and for good reason – the uber-simple burger is cooked perfectly and topped only with American cheese and red onion on a white bun. It's simple, it's good and now Thrillist says it's one of the best in the country.
Shake Shack Makes a Good Burger — and a Good Metaphor for Dallas Dining
It's hard to find a bad burger at the new Uptown Shake Shack. They're juicy, they're flavorful and come topped with options like a Pecan Lodge sausage link or applewood-smoked bacon and cherry pepper relish.
Veggie Burgers Can Actually Be Great — and These 10 Dallas Veggie Burgers Are Proof
Don't think a veggie burger can be as good as the real thing? Think again. No, it won't taste exactly like a burger, but it can taste pretty damn great — as is the case with Jonathon's quinoa-based veggie burger made with shredded carrots, sweet potato, potato, spinach, red and green cabbage, garlic, smoked paprika, chili powder, salt and pepper and oregano.