Must Try Burgers in Newport Beach
Backyard summer barbeques may be wrapping up in your neighborhood, but that doesn’t mean juicy charbroiled burgers should fade away with them! Better yet, find a restaurant with a backyard barbeque feel, and enjoy the classic American summer tradition all year long (hint: the spot you’re looking for is on this list!). From classic cheeseburgers to a spicy jalapeno burger and a hot chicken burger, there’s a patty for every meat lover at one of these Newport Beach spots.
TK Burger is ideal for people who love backyard barbeques, hanging with family and friends, and a quality burger. This Newport Beach spot prides itself on making food that is always made to order, never pre-cooked, and preparing its dishes with health in mind. They believe dining is one of the life’s pleasures, not an overpriced, flavorless experience — and we couldn’t agree more. TK Burger keeps it classic, serving up juicy cheeseburgers, classic burgers, turkey burgers, and more. For those seeking a casual yet satisfying dining experience, check out TK Burger on the Balboa Peninsula.
This fun Balboa Village spot serves up juicy Jamaican patties, among other yummy bites like gourmet mac and cheese. Made with the freshest ingredients, Patty Macs offers burger lovers the choice of a Pan Seared Cheeseburger, made with arugula, roasted garlic aioli, and a brioche bun, a Grilled Portabella Burger, made with ricotta, spinach, red onions, sun dried tomatoes, and garlic aioli, as well as Mini Beef and Bleu Cheese Sliders. Whichever option you choose, it’s sure to be absolutely delicious.
For Kobe Beef lovers, a visit to The Krave Kobe Burger is a must. Specializing in Wagyu Kobe Beef, this healthy fast-casual eatery serves up some delicious bites. Try the Krave Burger, made with sweet caramelized onions, beefsteak tomato, and garlic aioli, the “Klassic” Cheeseburger, the Kolossal Burger, made with two American Wagyu Beef patties, or sliders, of course, made with Wagyu Kobe Beef. Lastly, complement your beef burger with a milkshake or one of their craft beers. Krave customers can enjoy their Kobe burger in the Newport Coast spot’s clean, casual atmosphere.
The Place is THE PLACE for locals looking for a spot to watch sports, eat some good grub, and sip on some refreshing drinks with a neighborhood sports bar feel. Located in the heart of Corona del Mar, The Place is home to the Flame Burger, which is their juicy bacon burger. Some other burgers they serve up are the Philly, topped with mushrooms, grilled onions, and cheese, and the Jalapeno Burger. This spot is totally casual and unpretentious, so feel free to hit The Place after a beach day or hike and enjoy your burger in a comfortable setting with some pals.
There’s something about pubs that just works, and has worked since 1977. Maybe it’s the white noise of friendly conversation, the cold beers, or the juicy burgers. Whatever it is, we dig it. And what’s not to love about Malarky’s? This Balboa Peninsula spot offer up delicious gourmet burgers and a reputation for being one of the friendliest spots in town. Some of their burgers include a Pastrami Burger, a Blue Cheese Burger, a Guacamole Burger, and a Hawaiian Burger. You really can’t go wrong with any of those options. Add on a cold beer and you’ve got yourself a perfect meal.
It’s all in the name — this is a BAR for BURGERS. That means you’ll get one of the most extensive lists of burgers in Newport Beach. From the classic burger to a Greek-inspired burger, there’s something for everyone at Hopdoddy. Some highlights from their burger selection include the Hoss’ Hot Chicken, Continental Club, Ahi Tuna, and the Magic Shroom. They also offer some killer fries to go with your burger, like parmesan truffle, and chili con queso fries. If you like to pair craft beer, creamy milkshakes, or refreshing cocktails with your patty, this is the place to go. Located in Fashion Island, Hopdoddy is also an ideal place to refuel on your next shopping trip.
A&O (abbreviated from Anchors & Oceans) is one of Newport’s best gastropubs. Situated right along the shoreline, A&O has a rustic feel, with a reclaimed barn siding wall and gorgeous rustic wood floors. This spot is perfect for those who want to bite into a juicy burger in a cozy setting, overlooking the harbor. At A&O, meat lovers will find comfort in the Bacon Kobe Burger. It’s layered with “baconaise”, pickled onion, beefsteak heirloom tomato, and grilled romaine on a cheddar bacon bun. The Classic Kobe Burger is also a winner. Made with caramelized onions, shredded lettuce tossed in 1000 Island, dill pickles, house-made ketchup, and Vermont white cheddar cheese, all on a brioche bun, it’s delicious.