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Best Burgers in the Mission

Whether serving up a tasty classic burger like Burger Joint or putting a creative (sometimes gluttonous) spin on the standard like Wise Sons, these Mission restaurants prove their status as burger extraordinaires.

  • Namu Gaji
    • Asian
    • The Mission
    Food
    24
    Decor
    19
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $37

    The 8oz Marin Sun Farms grass-fed burger patty is topped with kimchee relish, pickled daikon, tomato, lettuce, aioli and choice of salad or hand-cut fries.

  • Heirloom Café
    • Californian
    • The Mission
    Food
    23
    Decor
    20
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $45

    The off-the-menu Époisses burger (limited quantity available each night) features the triple-cream cheese and caramelized onions atop an English muffin.

  • Hog & Rocks
    • Seafood
    • The Mission
    Food
    23
    Decor
    21
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $44

    The house burger features a double patty of aged Kobe-style chuck mixed with suet and leftover ham ends, American cheese, caramelized onions and house-made fermented dill pickles with challah and house-made potato chips on the side.

  • Mission Beach Cafe
    • Californian
    • The Mission
    Food
    23
    Decor
    18
    Service
    19
    Cost
    $43

    The house burger with Prather Ranch meat comes with aged Winchester gouda, caramelized onions, oven-roasted tomatoes and Kennebac fries.

  • Mission Bowling Club
    • The Mission
    Food
    23
    Decor
    21
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $30

    Served in the dining room, the house burger features a half-pound aged and granulated patty with monterey jack cheese, grilled onions and caper aioli. Meanwhile, vegans can enjoy a chickpea, kale and shiitake fritter topped with guacamole, sambal and fennel slaw.

  • Burger Joint
    • Burger
    • The Mission
    Food
    22
    Decor
    15
    Service
    19
    Cost
    $16

    Serves up standard Niman Ranch natural beef burgers, cheeseburgers and mini cheeseburgers, plus turkey and veggie burgers.

  • Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen
    • Jewish
    • The Mission
    Food
    22
    Decor
    14
    Service
    18
    Cost
    $19

    The deli burger, ground with pastrami, is served with beet-horseradish spread, deli mustard, iceberg lettuce and red onion on a challah bun.

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