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Urbane Eats: 5 of the Best Burgers Around Detroit

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Every now and then you get a craving for a really good burger. Sometimes you need a burger with all the toppings, a big hearty bun or something a bit funkier and out of the ordinary. There are a lot of burgers out there and we have picked 5 of the best burgers around Detroit. Burger lovers know where to go around town and we want to bring you some of our top picks. So grab some friends and check out these incredible eats around Detroit.

1. The Barrel Burger

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Where: Cornerstone Barrel House (1456 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
Why: Cornerstone Barrel house is a funky place in Downtown Detroit. While it functions as a whiskey and sports bar, if you go downstairs you’ll find a techno and jazz bar. Sounds a bit wacky, right? Well the burgers are to die for. We love the Barrel Burger. The patty is made from a prime custom beef blend, and the burger comes covered with “Barrel Sauce,” aged cheddar, lettuce, onion and tomato. It is juicy and delicious!

2. Über Burger

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Where: HopCat Detroit (4265 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201)
Why: The Über Burger at HopCat Detroit is a killer, spicy burger that we can’t get enough of. You better come hungry because it is a lot to handle. Check it out: a 10oz porter braised beef paty, topped with jalapeño-bacon mac & cheese, beer cheese sauce, haystack onions, and blue cheese-black pepper mayo all stacked between a jumbo English muffin. Are you drooling yet? You also need to order a side of Crack Fries to make the meal complete.

3. The Lola

lola burger
Where: BSpot Burgers (176 N Adams Rd Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Why: BSpot has so many incredible burgers it is hard to pick a favorite. But we love The Lola. While we aren’t always a fan of eggs on burgers, the flavor combinations at BSpot are killer. The Lola is a juicy burger topped with a sunny side up egg, bacon, pickled red onions and cheddar cheese. YUM! You also can’t go wrong here with the Fat Doug (burger with coleslaw, pastrami, stadium mustard & swiss cheese).

4. BBQ Bacon Slider

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Where: Green Dot Stables (2200 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, MI 48216)
Why: Green Dot Stables specializes in small bites and sliders. There are so many sliders to choose from you’ll have a hard time deciding what to go for. Luckily they are all only $3 so you can mix and match. But our go-to here is the BBQ Bacon Slider: a beef patty, with sweet potato-Housemade BBQ Sauce. You also can’t go wrong with the Corned Beef or the Cuban.

5. Topor Burger

topor burger

Where:  Mercury Burger Bar (2163 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48216)
Why: Mercury Burger Bar is a well loved burger destination in Corktown. While the menu is filled with many delicious burgers, our favorite is The Topor Burger. What is it? The Topor Burger is a thick, juicy burger that comes topped with: Corktown’s own “Topors” Hungarian hot peppers, grilled onions, cheddar, fried egg, hot sauce, burger sauce, and crispy onion straws. It is a cozy family friendly spot that kids and adults alike will love. Plus, they also serve great sandwiches, hot dogs and sides like poutine fries. Come here hungry and leave full.

There you have it burger fans! These are 5 of the best burgers around Detroit. What do you think? Would you put any of these on the top of your list? Let us know in the comment section below! If you haven’t already, try these burgers and see for yourself why we love them so much. Stay tuned to the blog for all things eat, shop and play around Detroit.

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