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The Industry Burger is a new classic.
The Industry Burger is a new classic.
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15 Burgers to Try RIGHT NOW in Philly

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The Industry Burger is a new classic.
| Photo: The Industry Bar

Philly has been absolutely overrun with top-of-the-line burgers over the past couple years, so it's tough to pick and choose which ones are well worth your hard-earned money. And, while you can never go wrong with Village Whiskey, Good Dog, or Royal Tavern, it's nice to give some other places a chance.
So, as Burger Week rolls on here at Eater Philly, we've selected some of the best new beefy bites that are worth the trip. Here now, we present the 15 Burgers To Try RIGHT NOW In Philly.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Industry Bar

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1401 E Moyamensing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 271-9500
Pat Szoke's Industry Burger is new on the scene, and one you shouldn't miss. It's a ground brisket burger with lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle mayo.

2. Spot Burger

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Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
While the menu at Spot Burger is full of great bites, the Umami Burger is a must-try. It's made up of beef, lettuce, grilled onions, daikon, gochujang, teriyaki, and mushrooms.

3. Sketch Burger

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413 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 634-3466
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The menu is packed with winners, but the pilgrimage to Sketch should always end with a Smashed Onion burger. The beef patty is topped with a tasty mound of carmelized onions, pepper jack cheese, and a garlic aioli.

4. JG Domestic

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2929 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 222-2363
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The newest addition to the burger scene is the JG Domestic Burger. It's a custom-ground Wolfe’s Neck sirloin patty served with a slice of Jersey tomato, Bibb lettuce and thousand island dressing.

5. The Dandelion

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124 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 558-2500
The burger at Stephen Starr's Dandelion hasn't gotten a lot of attention, but it should. The custom meat blend includes some New York strip, as well as short rib, chuck and hanger steak. Topped with applewood-smoked bacon, Vermont cheddar, and Chef Aikens' secret Churchill sauce.

6. Vintage Wine Bar

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129 S 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 922-3095
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Don't sleep on the Vintage Burger, topped with bacon, Cabot cheddar, cornichon aioli, bibb lettuce, and pickled onion. Wash it all down with some bubbly.
1311 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 545-0170
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The Bifteki Burger flies under the radar but deserves the spotlight as well. Made from a blend of grass fed beef and stuffed with feta cheese (of course), this delicious burger is topped with tomato, dill, cucumber, and relish.

8. London Grill

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2301 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 978-4545
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The London Burger is a delicious patty served on an English muffin. Topped with foie gras and a fried egg, the drippings from this rich monster pool in the nooks and crannies.

9. City Tap House

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3925 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 662-0105
The Tap Burger is the signature bite here, and worth the trip out West. Made from LaFrieda ground beef and crispy pork belly, topped with Lancaster cheddar, agrodolce onions, beer gastrique, and dijonaise.

10. Alla Spina

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1410 Mt Vernon St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 600-0017
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Marc Vetri debuted this double-decker beast called the Burgamo, which is sort of like a Big Mac, which we all know is delicious.

11. REX 1516

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1516 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 735-1116
The proprietary blend is made up of brisket, filet tip and deckle, topped with pepperjack cheese, bread-and-butter pickles, beefsteak tomato, red onion, and a Bibb lettuce.

12. Loco Pez

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2401 E Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19125
(267) 886-8061
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Sure, they're known for great tacos and Mexican fare, but don't sleep on the terrific burger coming out of the kitchen, and it's only $6.

13. Field House

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1150 Filbert St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 629-1520
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The Field House burger also boasts Pat LaFrieda ground beef, topped with three hour onions, and sharp cheddar, all on a brioche bun.

14. Supper

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926 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 592-8180
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Supper has always had great burgers, and Mitch Prensky's latest is still fantastic. It's a 10 oz. Pat LaFrieda patty topped with country ham, overnight tomato, caramelized onions, cheddar, and house pickles.

15. Cuba Libre

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10 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 627-0666
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Flying way under the radar, the Cuba Libre Churrasco Burger never gets any love. Made from hand chopped skirt steak, topped with tomatillo relish, smoked cheddar cheese, lettuce, and tomato, all on a brioche bun.

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1. The Industry Bar

1401 E Moyamensing Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19147
Pat Szoke's Industry Burger is new on the scene, and one you shouldn't miss. It's a ground brisket burger with lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle mayo.
1401 E Moyamensing Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19147

2. Spot Burger

Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
While the menu at Spot Burger is full of great bites, the Umami Burger is a must-try. It's made up of beef, lettuce, grilled onions, daikon, gochujang, teriyaki, and mushrooms.
Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

3. Sketch Burger

413 E Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
The menu is packed with winners, but the pilgrimage to Sketch should always end with a Smashed Onion burger. The beef patty is topped with a tasty mound of carmelized onions, pepper jack cheese, and a garlic aioli.
413 E Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125

4. JG Domestic

2929 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
The newest addition to the burger scene is the JG Domestic Burger. It's a custom-ground Wolfe’s Neck sirloin patty served with a slice of Jersey tomato, Bibb lettuce and thousand island dressing.
2929 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

5. The Dandelion

124 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
The burger at Stephen Starr's Dandelion hasn't gotten a lot of attention, but it should. The custom meat blend includes some New York strip, as well as short rib, chuck and hanger steak. Topped with applewood-smoked bacon, Vermont cheddar, and Chef Aikens' secret Churchill sauce.
124 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

6. Vintage Wine Bar

129 S 13th St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Don't sleep on the Vintage Burger, topped with bacon, Cabot cheddar, cornichon aioli, bibb lettuce, and pickled onion. Wash it all down with some bubbly.
129 S 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

7. Opa

1311 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
The Bifteki Burger flies under the radar but deserves the spotlight as well. Made from a blend of grass fed beef and stuffed with feta cheese (of course), this delicious burger is topped with tomato, dill, cucumber, and relish.
1311 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

8. London Grill

2301 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19130
The London Burger is a delicious patty served on an English muffin. Topped with foie gras and a fried egg, the drippings from this rich monster pool in the nooks and crannies.
2301 Fairmount Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19130

9. City Tap House

3925 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Tap Burger is the signature bite here, and worth the trip out West. Made from LaFrieda ground beef and crispy pork belly, topped with Lancaster cheddar, agrodolce onions, beer gastrique, and dijonaise.
3925 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

10. Alla Spina

1410 Mt Vernon St, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Marc Vetri debuted this double-decker beast called the Burgamo, which is sort of like a Big Mac, which we all know is delicious.
1410 Mt Vernon St
Philadelphia, PA 19130

11. REX 1516

1516 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
The proprietary blend is made up of brisket, filet tip and deckle, topped with pepperjack cheese, bread-and-butter pickles, beefsteak tomato, red onion, and a Bibb lettuce.
1516 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19146

12. Loco Pez

2401 E Norris St, Philadelphia, PA 19125
Sure, they're known for great tacos and Mexican fare, but don't sleep on the terrific burger coming out of the kitchen, and it's only $6.
2401 E Norris St
Philadelphia, PA 19125

13. Field House

1150 Filbert St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
The Field House burger also boasts Pat LaFrieda ground beef, topped with three hour onions, and sharp cheddar, all on a brioche bun.
1150 Filbert St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

14. Supper

926 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Supper has always had great burgers, and Mitch Prensky's latest is still fantastic. It's a 10 oz. Pat LaFrieda patty topped with country ham, overnight tomato, caramelized onions, cheddar, and house pickles.
926 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

15. Cuba Libre

10 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Flying way under the radar, the Cuba Libre Churrasco Burger never gets any love. Made from hand chopped skirt steak, topped with tomatillo relish, smoked cheddar cheese, lettuce, and tomato, all on a brioche bun.
10 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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