The Best Burgers in Dallas

The OpenTable Team

Texas has a viable claim to presenting the best beef in the world, and the top restaurants in Dallas take as much care over their burgers as they do any prime cut, elevating the beloved classic American dish to something truly special. Add to this a farm-to-table trend augmenting the best-quality meats with the finest seasonal, locally-sourced ingredients, and you have a recipe for greatness. But where do the smartest, savviest diners eat the best burgers in Dallas? Discover our Tastemakers List, compiled using data from thousands of restaurants. For visitors and locals craving an amazing burger, whether it's for lunch, brunch, dinner or happy hour, consider booking a table at one of these wonderful restaurants in Dallas.

Restaurants:Billy Can Can, Neighborhood Services - Lovers, Mirador
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American
Neighborhoods:Victory Park, Park Cities, Downtown

Billy Can Can

$$$$·American·
Victory Park
298 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Billy Can Can in Victory Park embraces a tongue-in-cheek saloon theme envisioned around a legendary gentleman gun-slinger. Its cuisine, though, is the read deal, mingling Texas claRead more
95% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Dallas

Neighborhood Services - Lovers

$$$$·American·
Park Cities
1,265 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
At its hip Lovers Lane venue, Neighborhood Services presents classic American comfort foods, elevated. Those in search of a great burger will look past the raw bar and nightly platRead more
90% recommended
American in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Mirador

$$$$·American·
Downtown
542 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Among the sophisticated, modern American items gracing Mirador's brunch, lunch, dinner and dessert menus, the cheeseburger is one of the more straightforward options. However its eRead more
87% recommended
Best Overall in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Hudson House - Lovers Lane

$$$$·American·
Texas
561 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Happy Hour
  • Bar Seating
Hudson House emphasizes fresh seafood and classic cocktails, with a substantial raw bar to fit with its coastal vibe. Yet the cheeseburger, featured on the lunch and dinner menus, Read more
94% recommended
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Doc B's Restaurant + Bar - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Uptown
450 reviews
  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
Doc B's Restaurant and Bar, a mid-sized chain of restaurants across Texas, Florida and Illinois (including the original in Chicago), presents fresh, from-scratch farm-to-table fareRead more
94% recommended
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Bistro 31

$$$$·American·
Park Cities
1,119 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
Bistro 31, housed in a historic venue built in 1931 (hence its name), takes inspiration from the French Riviera for its fine cuisine, but its bistro burger leans toward a classic ARead more
95% recommended
American in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Origin Kitchen + Bar

$$$$·American·
Knox / Henderson
680 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Gluten Free Options
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Origin Kitchen and Bar first made its name in the Dallas dining scene with health-focused food, but more recently departed from that concept in adding more decadent dishes to its mRead more
96% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

Scout at The Statler

$$$$·American·
Downtown
117 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
  • Fun
Scout at The Statler, an upscale, 12,000-square-foot sports bar inside the Statler Hotel downtown, offers bowling lanes, billiards, foosball and ping-pong along with its classic AmRead more
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Smithy

$$$$·American·
Knox / Henderson
278 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Inside its historic venue, formerly a blacksmith's shop, Smithy presents new American cuisine created around locally sourced, sustainable ingredients. Its signature at lunch is theRead more
96% recommended
Brunch in Dallas

True Food Kitchen - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Uptown
1,048 reviews
  • Healthy
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Lunch
“Delicious dining and conscious nutrition” is the motto of True Food Kitchen, a national restaurant chain founded by notable physician Dr. Andrew Weil. The restaurant's menus rotatRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

Chelsea Corner

$$$$·American·
Uptown
225 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Casual
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Chelsea Corner occupies a fully restored, circa-1926 building at McKinney Avenue and Monticello, a space featuring a dog-friendly patio and big screens showing sports. The cuisine Read more
96% recommended
Outdoor Eating in Dallas

Local

$$$$·American·
Deep Ellum
1,182 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date
At her striking, minimalist space inside Deep Ellum's historic Boyd Hotel (notable as the oldest hotel in Dallas, dating to 1908), chef-owner Tracy Miller presents modern American Read more
84% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth

Local Traveler

$$$$·American·
Lakewood / White Rock Lake
278 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Outdoor Eating
Local Traveler is a casual eatery serving American classics with international influences. Diners choose from seating in the lounge with views of sports on TV, the dog-friendly patRead more
94% recommended
Neighbourhood Gem in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Paul Martin's American Grill - Turtle Creek, Dallas

$$$$·American·
Turtle Creek / Oak Lawn
1,271 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
Paul Martin's American Grill is a mid-sized national chain founded in California and inspired by the high-quality ingredients of Napa Valley. The restaurant, including its Turtle CRead more
96% recommended
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Feed Company

$$$$·American·
Greenville Avenue
110 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
The intriguing menus at Feed Company, an “eatery and bourbon lounge” in Lower Greenville, are centered around applewood-smoked meats, including three versions of a classic hamburgeRead more
100% recommended
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Bolsa - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts
740 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
Bolsa presents fresh, organic, locally sourced farm-to-table fare in the Bishop Arts District. Its menus are proudly hyper-seasonal, but always feature one of the best burgers in DRead more
90% recommended
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Stock & Barrel - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts
738 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Stock and Barrel, located in the Bishop Arts district, offers a dog-friendly patio and open kitchen with a custom wood-fire grill and rotisserie. The menu is a showcase of comfort Read more
90% recommended
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Harlowe MXM

$$$$·American·
Texas
144 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Happy Hour
  • Bar Seating
Creative, modern cuisine made with uncommon ingredients is the signature of Harlowe MXM in Deep Ellum. The restaurant specializes in wood-fired meats, seafood, local vegetables andRead more
81% recommended
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