A great burger joint is a find that keeps everyone happy, whether you visit after a summer day spent swimming or a winter afternoon spent skiing. Here in the Granite State there are plenty of activities to help you work up an appetite, so we’ve compiled a list of nine of the best burger joints that will make your taste buds explode.
1. 603 Burgers, Rye
You know we had to mention this joint, named after the beloved New Hampshire zip code. 603 Burgers is only open May through September, but their burgers and fries are so delicious that they belong on the list year-round.
2. Black Mountain Burger Co., Lincoln
Black Mountain Burger Co. is a full-service burger joint that offers much more. Located in the heart of the White Mountains, it’s a perfect stop for lunch or dinner after a day of adventure.
3. Buckley’s Great Steaks, Merrimack
If you love bacon (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?) you need to get to Buckley’s and order the bacon infused burger ASAP. Since Buckley’s is a steakhouse at heart, all their burgers are made from freshly ground steak.
4. Papa Joe’s Humble Kitchen, Milford
Joe’s is a no-frills burger joint, but there is nothing humble about these patties, which many say are the best in New Hampshire.
5. Lexie’s Joint, Portsmouth
Peace, Love and Burgers is the motto at Lexie’s, and will certainly have you feeling the love with their gourmet creations.
6. Local, Keene
Local burger has tradition burgers, fries and shakes that are to die for, and also appeal to your fancier friends with sandwiches like the trattoria burger, finished with mozzarella and pesto.
7. New England’s Tap House Grille, Hookset
If you like your burger with full service and a pint, the New England’s Tap House Grille is the place for you. The grille has impressive burgers and is conveniently located off Route 3 in Hookset.
8. The Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery, Raymond
If it’s a butchery, you know the burgers have to be good. The Tuckaway won’t disappoint.
9. Wild Willy’s Burgers, Rochester
At Willy’s you can choose from angus beef, all natural beef, or bison for your burger. Don’t forget the hand cut fries!
How many of these burger joints have you tried? What’s your favorite place to grab a burger in New Hampshire?