Summer is coming to an end, so it’s time to find a good burger and have a solid meal on the patio. Whether you’re located on the eastern side of the state or to the south, in middle Tennessee or way out west, we’ve got a burger worthy of your last calorie-laden summer foray.
1. Gabby's Burgers & Fries - Nashville
SECRET MENU hidden in the shop. Definitely worth looking for before you make your ultimate decision (you can't make a wrong turn).
2. The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden
The farm burger is TO DIE FOR - plus, it has meat from every animal on the farm. And the sweet potato fries? Yep. The mission city burger is pretty killer too.
3. Tremont Tavern - Chattanooga
Always a favorite in Chattanooga, make sure you plan for the crowd of people that are flocking here for their incredible burgers. Tots or fries for the side - you really can't go wrong.
4. Mid City Grill - Johnson City
Sure it's a hole in the wall, but these might be the best burgers in East Tennessee. Try the fried pickles for your side. They've also been voted the top burger in Johnson City - take that, y'all.
5. Johnny's Big Burger - Clarksville
These burgers are big and never frozen. For dessert, try the grilled honey bun and ice cream. Yum.
6. Dyer's Burger - Memphis
On historic Beale street, this place is legendary. Their secret? The grease - they still use the same grease they did when it opened in 1912. Don't worry - they strain it daily. it adds a ton of flava'!
7. Tony B's Fresh Hamburgers & Fries - Dickson
Half-pound burgers, so come hungry! And, true to the name, fresh cut fries.
8. Jiffy Burger - Manchester
Get the Bonaroo burger - named for the music festival just outside of Manchester every summer. Fried egg, bacon, and a giant onion ring. Is this heaven? Maybe.
9. Tops Bar-B-Q - Memphis
Burgers at a BBQ place? Trust us. One of the best burgers in Memphis for sure.
10. Stock & Barrel - Knoxville
The renowned burger spot of Knoxville strikes again! Forever a favorite, you need to indulge in the lamb burger - its fans are ravin'.
Which ones have you tried? Are you off for a burger road trip now? Because we TOTALLY are…