One of the best things about burgers is that they are so versatile. They can be simple or gourmet, classic beef, bison, turkey or even veggie. The options are endless. Read our list to discover a few of the best burgers in Louisville, Kentucky.
This hidden Louisville locale brings the best of the land and sea together. The Mussel and Burger Bar may seem like a casual restaurant with its paper tablecloths and Mason jar glasses, but don’t let those fool you. The food is anything but average, serving up juicy gourmet burgers and the freshest mussels. The seafood burger is even a combination of the two, creating explosive flavor. Other favorites include the short rib nachos, lobster mac ‘n cheese, truffle fries, and curry mussels.
Grind is a big supporter of local farms, so you’ll find the freshest ingredients atop you grass-fed beef burger. Try their green chile burger, veggie burger, or build your own. The menu also features sandwiches such as the house park sausage or BLT. Regardless of if you choose a burger or sandwich, your meal comes with hand cut fries, pickled slaw, a kale Caesar salad, or wasabi peas.
Louisville’s Bluegrass Burgers burgers are made with locally sourced KY beef and bison, which is also grass-fed and antibiotic & hormone free. Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options are also available. Dine-in or carryout one of their nine juicy burgers and order your burger with a side of hand-cut fries, sweet potato fries, or onion rings and wash it down with a creamy milkshake.
Four Pegs is the place to go for tasty bottles and bites. Though some places believe that milkshakes go with burgers best, Four Pegs thinks that beer is the way to go. There are about 12 beers on tap, and nearly 30 available bottles and cans. Pair an ice-cold brew with the BBQ Jalapeno Burger or the Angus Beer Glazed Burger. The menu also includes a chicken and bacon quesadilla, a chicken and waffle sandwich, smoked salmon wontons, and pretzels with beer cheese.
Troll Pub Under the Bridge is one of the most unique hangout spots in all of Louisville. This basement burger joint is a fine sports bar, with over five televisions showing your favorite football, soccer, basketball, and hockey teams play. Dine at the bar with a pint of beer, or enter into a secret room located behind the bookcase. This is a great place for kids, groups, or special events, and keep an eye out for the happy hour specials.