Eating a hamburger is an essential part of American culture, and Michigan can hold its own with some of the best burger places in the country. Some of the following places offer no-frills burgers, but they deliver in terms of flavor. Others offer a more innovative experience. Here are some Michigan burger places you will want to try.
Kate’s Diner in Marshall
If you are craving a cheeseburger, one at Kate’s Diner in Marshall will satisfy all your expectations. At this small, intimate venue the burger comes in a red basket with a paper liner. The patty is cooked on a flat-top grill and the heat makes the cheese gooey and delicious. Under the patty are pickles and onions while on top are mustard and ketchup. The burger is compact enough to take a good bite and you will get a great combination of all the flavors.
Gun Lake Sports Bar and Lounge
The lively and upbeat atmosphere at Gun Lake Sports Bar and Lounge makes it the perfect place to unwind and get in on the sporting action. With the Led video walls, live entertainment, and a modern twist to burgers and other bar food, you will have an unforgettable night out. The farm-to-table burgers offer classic comfort food. Michigan online gambling is also available through Gun Lake’s mobile app, should you prefer to order food to eat at home.
Frita Batidos in Ann Arbor
Frita Batidos is known for its Cuban burgers. You can choose from chicken, fish, beef, chorizo, or black bean for the patty and it comes on top of a soft egg bun. The burgers are served with shoestring fries. Some of the toppings you can order include cheese, bacon, egg, and jalapeno. The restaurant is also known for its tropical milkshakes. A visit to Frita Batidos will definitely boost happy hormones, especially if you get the Frita Loco.
Royale with Cheese in Detroit
The name of this place was inspired by the movie Pulp Fiction. The burgers aren’t only served with cheese. They feature gooey melted cheese fondue which is delicious on everything. You can get a veggie burger or one with grilled or fried chicken. The burgers are served with fries and shakes. The garlic parmesan fries are a special treat.
Motz’s in Detroit
One of the top burgers in the U.S. is found at Motz’s in Detroit. If you sit at the stainless steel counter facing the grill, you can watch the burgers being made. The fresh ground beef and onions go on the grill to caramelize and the delicious smell gets your digestive juices going. The patty goes on fresh, locally-baked rolls with pickles, mustard, and ketchup.
Basement Burger Bar in Detroit
At Basement Burger Bar you can build your own burgers and there are so many combinations you will be spoiled for choice. They have many different proteins such as ground beef, turkey, bison, Wagyu Kobe-style beef, grilled chicken, and pulled pork. You can also select from a wide variety of different toppings.