You know the burgers we’re talking about – those two-handers that require a special stance and a boatload of napkins. When you’re in the mood to sink your teeth into one of these mouthwatering meals, why not take it to a whole new level and try one of these beastly burgers? In no ranked order, here are some restaurants that serve some of the biggest and best burgers in Louisiana. We’re warning you now – your mouth will be watering before you reach the end of this list.
1. Broaddus Burgers
For burger lovers, there’s no better spot than Broaddus Burgers. This locally owned and operated burger joint in Lafayette lets you build your own burger from the bun up, featuring several different meats, buns, and endless toppings. For the truly hungry, take on their burger challenge. If you can finish off two Triple Broaddus Burgers (pictured above) in 30 minutes or less, your meal is free!
Address: 610 East Kaliste Saloom, Lafayette, LA, 70501
2. Fat Cow Burgers
Fat Cow opened its doors in 2001 and they’ve been a Baton Rouge favorite ever since. Better come hungry to this locally owned joint, because these burgers are piled high with all the toppings you could ever dream of.
Address: 4350 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
3. Grady V’s
This hidden gem in Thibodaux has some of the best burgers in southeastern Louisiana, and they’re certainly worthy of a road trip. Pictured above is one of their signature burgers, The Triple Threat: three half-pound burger patties topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, jalapeños, caramelized onions, lettuce, and tomato. It’s also served with a full pound of fries of chips! Think you could finish it?
Address: 900 Country Club Boulevard, Thibodaux, LA 70301
4. Grub Burger Bar
We don’t often feature chain restaurants, the burgers at Grub Burger Bar are just too good to leave off this list. From the Mac & Cheese Burger to the Cadillac Wagyu Burger (pictured above), these beastly burgers are some of the tastiest burgers you’ll ever eat.
Address: 1905 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette, LA 70508
5. Our Mom’s
When you can’t get your mom to make you a burger, head over to Our Mom’s. Their BBQ burger is a sky-high stack topped with cheddar cheese, BBQ sauce, lettuce, tomato, and a tower of fried onion rings, all on a sourdough bun. This burger is so good you’ll want to lick the plate.
Hammond Address: 205 East Thomas Street, Hammond, LA, 70401
Baton Rouge Address: 250 West Lee Drive, Baton Rouge, LA, 70820
6. Papa & Company
Don’t let the unassuming exterior fool you - Papa & Company is a beloved local eatery that’s known for having the best burgers in town. Build your own or go with one of their specialty burgers; you can’t go wrong with one of these beastly burgers.
Address: 845 East Washington Street, Shreveport, LA, 71104
7. Times Grill
Established in 1994, this Mandeville eatery has a reputation for having some of the best burgers on the Northshore. They have over 23 different varieties to choose from, each one bigger and bolder than the next.
Address: 1896 North Causeway Boulevard, Mandeville, LA, 70471
8. The Burger Grind
Located in West Monroe, this classic burger joint grinds their own meat daily, and you'll be able to taste the difference. Build your own burger and pile that sucker with all the toppings for a beastly burger that will leave you a happy customer.
Address: 1405 North 7th Street, West Monroe, LA 71291
How many of these beastly burgers have you tried? Are there other awesome burger joints in Louisiana that we should add to this list? Let us know in the comments below!