Black-owned Burger Joints

A hamburger, beefburger or burger is a sandwich consisting of one or more cooked patties of ground meat, usually beef, placed inside a sliced bread roll or bun. The patty may be pan fried, grilled, or flame broiled. For certain, Americans love burgers.  We’ve compiled a list of Black-owned burger joints to support.


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2Burger Lane (Philadelphia, PA)

Gourmet burgers and specialty fries Gourmet burgers (beef, turkey, salmon, chicken, veggie) wings, salads and shakes

3Shanes Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY)

4Cheers At The Big Chair (Washington, DC)

Local hangout serving coffee, tea, breakfast items, burgers & sandwiches in a dinerlike space.

5TKO Burger (Washington, DC)

Owned and operated by the founder and CEO of The Carolina Kitchen, Mr. Lance London and his team boast over 90 years of combined experience in the hospitality industry.

6Action Burger (Brooklyn, NY)

Seasoned burgers, beer, liquor milkshake drinks, comic books, 250+ old school arcade video games, science fiction/comic movies, action figures and insane burgers like the “Toragon, Jaden, Skeleborg, Marco and the Dark Energy Queen”

7Parrish St Take-Out(Durham, NC)

8Red Room Grille (Meriden, CT)

Red Room Grille Is One Of The Best Kept Secrets In New England. Red Room Grille Is Family Owned And Family Operated. We Specialize In Customer Satisfaction Along With Serving Up Some Of The Best Wings And Fried Fish In New England.

Delicious Gourmet Burger Marinade & Sauce turns a plain burger into an EXTRAORDINARY experience. SO EASY – Mix, Grill, Serve. Gluten Free, All Natural

Wayback Burgers is a Connecticut-based fast-casual franchise with a reputation for serving fresh burgers and thick, hand-dipped milkshakes. Founded in 1991 in Newark, DE, Wayback Burgers currently operates in 24 states with over 100 locations.

11Ann’s Snack Bar (Atlanta, GA)

Old-school counter-serve spot famous for its massive burger & bare-bones decor.

12BGR Grille (East Point, GA )

The BGR Grille features freshly prepared hand-crafted steakhouse-style burgers. Our meats are chargrilled over an open-flame and basted with our signature “CRAFT ALE GRILL SAUCE* which provides a robust flavor that compliments the grill like no other

13Ben Hill Grill (Atlanta, GA)

Bare-bones takeout joint serving up eats like turkey burgers, cheesesteaks, wings & fish.

14Casablanca Cafe (Palmetto, Georgia)

15Steve’s Famous Barbeque (Clarksville, TN)

Steve’s Famous Barbeque was in the making from the early stages of Steve’s life. As a young man growing up, he was always intrigued by his mother’s flavorful southern style of cooking.T

16Gigi’s Music Cafe (Sunrise, FL)

A fusion of Classic American dishes with a twist such as her handmade “Classic Rock Burgers with Homemade Garlic and Parmesan Chips or the “Famous Turkey Meatloaf with Homemade Mashed Potatoes”.

17Triple Js Smokehouse(Houston, TX)

Burgers, ribs, sandwiches & potatoes round out the menu at this casual spot known for smoked meats.

18Welton Street Café (Denver, CO)

Welton Street Cafe or (Wings and Tings for the ol’ Skoolers) is where you come to get your fix of the best food in Denver. Whether you like the fish, the wings, the pates, or you just wanna kick it, you know where we be

19JNJ Burger & Barbecue(Los Angeles, CA)

JNJ Burger & BBQ began as a small hamburger stand and has transformed into a famous, burgers and barbecue restaurant. Mouthwatering barbecue and burgers aren’t the only items on our lunch and dinner menu, however. We also offers a variety of specials

20Oh My Burger (Gardena, CA)

Oh My Burger was created in 2011 to bring great tasting, fresh homemade burgers without compromising quality, convenience or service. With top quality meats delivered fresh daily and fresh produce cut to perfection Oh My Burger promises you’ll enjoy

21Phat & Juicy Burgers(Inglewood, CA)

22The New Spot on Polk(San Francisco, CA)

A new Modern American Diner infused with Traditional Diner menu in a full sit down full service restaurant style serving many organic and natural ingredients supporting local farmers and producers.

23Cream Burger (Houston, TX

Veteran burger stand serving patties, dogs, fries, shakes & ice cream since 1961.

24900 Grayson (Berkley, CA)

Creative spins on breakfast, burgers & comfort food are offered at this funky cafe with patio seats.

25Mo Better Burgers (Los Angeles, CA)

26Slutty Vegan (Atlanta)

100% plant based burger joint! Slutty food is overindulgent, gooey, messy, most often sweet, and irresistible. You shouldn’t want it, but you do. However, we’re plant based…guilt free.

CHEF JERRY DOMINIQUE has been making delicious food for his family for over 25 years, and now he wants to share those recipes with you. Here at KC Healthy Cooking we strive to give you food that leaves you feeling rejuvenated and ready…

28The Bistro Memphis (Memphis)

Nothing tastes better than real home cooking. Whether you order our classic entrees, sides or salads, the great taste of Memphis home cooking is always available here.

29Mark’s Outing (San Antonio, Texas)

Since 2005, Mark’s Outing has been serving up thick and juicy made-to-order #Fattysburgers, on our signature home-style buns, capturing the taste buds of burger lovers nationwide.

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