The Juciest Burgers In Kansas City, Missouri

Bacon cheeseburger
Bacon cheeseburger | © Waferboard/Flickr
Photo of Helen Silverstein
19 October 2016

Kansas City in Missouri, is a lively city with an active foodie scene. As a result, it is home to some of the Midwest’s best burger joints We list the best places to load up with a juice patty here.

Westport Flea Market

Restaurant, Bar, North American
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Guacamole bacon burger
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The Westport Flea Market, or, as it is affectionately called by Kansas City locals, ‘the Flea,’ has a tiny ‘flea market,’ installed in one corner, but is actually a restaurant known for its burgers. The Flea is said to have the best burgers in all of Kansas City. The beef comes from McGonigle’s Market, which is what they swear makes their burgers some of the best in the Midwest.

BRGR Kitchen + Bar

Bar, Restaurant, North American, $$$
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BRGR Kitchen and Bar is a fun, friendly restaurant in Kansas City’s Power and Light District that makes amazing burgers. BRGR’s burgers are made with a combination of ground chuck and short rib, but can also come as bison burgers. BRGR is also known for their ‘pig wings’ made with crispy pork shanks.

Town Topic

Diner, Restaurant, Fast Food, North American
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Beer Battered Onion Rings
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Town Topic is an old fashioned diner in downtown Kansas City that has been open since 1937. Town Topic is known for their classic, thin and juicy burgers, which can be ordered with sides like onion rings, tater tots, hash browns, and, of course, fries. Town Topic also serves freshly baked pies in multiple flavors as well as hand-dipped milkshakes and malts.

Green Room Burgers and Beer

Pub, Restaurant, Pub Grub, North American
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Bacon cheeseburger
Bacon cheeseburger | © Waferboard/Flickr
Green Room Burgers and Beer is a friendly pub that serves craft beers and burgers made of fresh ground brisket and chuck. Their burgers are large and can come with a side of thick cut french fries or hand-made beer battered onion rings. Green Room has many creative different types of burgers, including a ‘Dubbel Dubliner’ burger with Dubliner Irish cheddar on a Roma pumpernickel bun.

KC Smoke Burgers

Restaurant, North American
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Chili cheese burger
Chili cheese burger | © WikiCommons

Burgers at KC Smoke Burgers come to the table roasting on hot coals, with ‘KC’ branded into the top burger bun. KC Smoke Burgers are made with 100% Angus beef and come in many different creative variations. In addition to burgers, KC Smoke Burgers serves popular Philly style cheesesteak sandwiches, as well as different types of hot dogs.

Hayes Hamburgers & Chili

Restaurant, Fast Food, North American, $$$
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Hayes Hamburgers & Chili is a cozy, old fashioned diner on Vivion Road in Kansas City. Hayes Hamburgers & Chili is known for their homemade hamburgers which are juicy and can come topped with their meaty chili, which can be served with or without beans.