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Best Burgers in River North

Whether serving up a tasty classic burger or putting a creative (sometimes gluttonous) spin on the standard, these River North restaurants prove their status as burger extraordinaires.

  • Bavette's Bar & Boeuf
    • French
    • River North
    Food
    26
    Decor
    26
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $65

    The griddled 8oz burger comes with sharp American cheese and dijonaise.

  • David Burke's Primehouse
    • Steakhouse
    • River North
    Food
    25
    Decor
    22
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $92

    The dinner menu features a 40-day dry-aged prime burger with shaved prime rib, smoked mozzarella, potato bun, tempura broccoli, lemon and spicy tomato

  • 25 Degrees Chicago
    • Burger
    • River North
    Food
    24
    Decor
    20
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $30

    Diners can build their own burger starting wtih ground sirloin, turkey or veggie options, plus 15 types of cheeses, add-ons such as proscuitto and jalapeño bacon and sauces like lemon dill and tarragon remoulade.

  • Hub 51
    • American
    • River North
    Food
    23
    Decor
    21
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $36

    Touts creative burger options, like the Tex-Mex-style burger with Chihuahua cheese, jalapeño slaw, pickled red onion and spicy mayo, or the ahi tuna burger, which comes with avocado, tomato, shreeded lettuce, mayo, yellow mustard and freshly-grated ginger.

  • Rockit Bar & Grill
    • Bar And Grill
    • River North
    Atmo.
    -
    Decor
    -
    Service
    -
    Cost
     

    Serves up inventive, upscale burgers like the Locavore Burger (local Midwestern beef, Goose Island beer-battered onion rings, Nordic Creamery smoked cheese, Neuske bacon aioli and pretzel bun). Other options include the namesake burger with Wagyu Kobe beef, melted brie, fried shallots, medjool date aioli, red onion brioche bun and truffle fries, or the new Mac Attack burger, which features deep-fried mac n' cheese as a bun. 

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