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Top Five Burger Spots In Atlanta, Georgia Ranked

JC Phelps

Hey, y'all! Looking for a burger in Atlanta, Georgia? Well, you're in luck: "The Big Peach" is chock-full of the All-American speciality. These are Atlanta's Top Five Burger Spots Ranked, as per Yelp. Do you see your favorite on the list? If not, tell me in the comments: what's your go-to spot for a burger in Atlanta?
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1. Grindhouse Killer Burgers

Address: 1842 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30324

Phone: (404) 254-2273

Grindhouse Killer Burgers served its first customer in 2009, inside the Sweet Auburn Curb Market in downtown Atlanta. The concept was created by by Alex Brounstein, an Emory graduate and former real estate attorney, who had been working to jump start the revitalization of Atlanta's historic indoor public market. Grindhouse has now grown, expanded, and has garnered a following of burger aficionados from both near and far! Don't miss the Hillbilly-Style Burger (pimento cheese, jalapenos, texas style chili, sliced red onion) or the Yankee-Style Burger (bleu cheese, applewood bacon, grilled onions, mixed greens). Finish your meal with one of their famous Boozy Milkshakes!

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2. Over The Top Burger Bar

Address: 2685 Buford Hwy NE Ste 800 Buford, GA 30518

Phone: (678) 482-7655

Over The Top Burger Bar promises three things: real people, real food, and real connections. You'll love the Hangover Burger (sugar waffle, bacon, american cheese, fried egg, hashbrown, maple syrup, dusted with powdered sugar), the Under the Boardwalk Burger (breaded fried shrimp and clams, lettuce, tomato, pickle, tabasco aioli), and the Georgia Summer Burger (peach-jalapeno chutney, pimento cheese, grilled onions, pickle, sig sauce). All burgers feature two four-ounce patties.

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3. Grub Burger Bar

Address: 2470 Briarcliff Rd Ste 47 Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone: (678) 254-0930

Grub Burger Bar serves up some of the best burgers in Atlanta! Order the You're My Blue Boy (crumbled bleu cheese, bleu cheese spread, cracked peppercorn seasoning, balsamic caramelized onions, tomato, spinach), Lockhart Legend (applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, Dr Pepper BBQ sauce, two onion rings, sliced dill pickles), or the Cadillac Wagyu (wagyu beef blend cooked medium rare, roasted garlic A1 aioli, tomato, spinach, swiss, french fried onions).

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4. The Vortex Bar and Grill - Midtown

Address: 878 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: (404) 875-1667

The Vortex has been referred to as the "Godfather" of Atlanta burger joints because they grill up some of the best burgers in Atlanta, offer a huge selection of beer & spirits, and serve some ridiculously indulgent bar food... and have been doing so since 1992! Try the Ka'mana Wa'na Lei'ya (chipotle cream cheese, 3 slices of bacon, spicy pineapple jalapeño jelly, texas toast), the Classic Bypass (fried egg, American cheese, bacon), or the Four Horsemen (horseradish sauce, grilled onions, sautéed mushrooms, jack cheese). All burgers feature 100% premium ground sirloin.

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5. FLIP Burger Boutique

Address: 1587 Howell Mill Rd Atlanta, GA 30318

Phone: (404) 343-1609

FLIP serves some of the most unique, inventive burgers in the city -- this is why their burgers are considered "boutique". Diners love the NY Strip Burger (house-ground 30-day dry-aged NY strip, bacon jam, Monterey jack cheese, iceberg, tomato, bacon mayo), the Butcher Cut Burger (angus beef, Emmi Roth bleu cheese, melted onion, frisee, pickled shallot, red wine jam, soy truffle vinaigrette), and the Oaxaca (angus beef, avocado, pico de gallo, queso fresco, cilantro lime mayo).

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