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Where to Get the Best Burgers in Hoboken + Jersey City

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When thinking of a classic dish, a burger often comes to mind. But now there are so many options for burgers it can be hard to choose a favorite. The question is no longer if you should get a burger, it’s deciding which one. Ranging from a standard cheeseburger to Kobe beef burgers and fish burgers to plant-based burgers, there are options for just about everyone. We did the hard work for you (you’re welcome) and rounded up some of the best spots in the area to get a taste of this crowd favorite. Read on for the best burgers in Hoboken + Jersey City.


7th Street Burger | 410 Washington Street

7th Street Burger has built quite a reputation for itself in NYC, with many internet-goers dubbing it the best burger NYC has to offer (the $6.50 price point might aid that effort). Now, this popular burger joint has ventured to the Mile Square. 7th Street Burger is a casual, grab-and-go spot with four burger options: single cheeseburger, double cheeseburger, single vegan Impossible™ burger, and double vegan Impossible™ burger.

The Ainsworth | 310 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken

With so many unique burgers on the menu, it is hard to choose just one. Ainsworth is home to everything from a classic American bacon cheeseburger to Beyond burgers (vegan) and even a mac and cheese burger which includes a hefty serving of the cheesy pasta on top of the patties. Special to their Hoboken menu is the Sinatra burger including blue cheese crumbles. Check out the menu here.

Bareburger | 515 Washington Street

For the burger lover look no further than Bareburger. This eatery has something for literally everyone. For the meat lover of the group, check out the supreme burger with two patties and bacon. For the daring one, try an elk or bison burger. And for those looking for a lighter option, check out the turkey burger or black bean cilantro burger. Add on a starter or side for a complete meal. Check out the menu here.

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Green Rock Tap + Grill | 70 Hudson Street

English muffins carry the patties at Green Rock. Two out of three choices for burgers are served up on the bread with the perfect nooks for their signature sauces. Choose from a GR Burger, Out + In, and Chipotle Burger. Check out the menu here.

Jerrell’s Betr Brgr | 324 Washington Street

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New on the scene in Hoboken, Jerrell’s Betr Brgr is great for those who love burgers but love animals even more. Jerrell’s menu is 100% plant-based with Impossible meat used for the burgers. Beyond burgers, this eatery offers vegan chili, shakes, soft serve, and loaded fries. Check out the menu here.

The Madison | 1316 Washington Street

The Madison serves up an extensive menu with the burgers being a standout. The Big Mic burger is a spin on the classic Big Mac with twin patties, cheddar, onions, pickles, special sauce, and a sesame seed bun. The Jersey Devil includes classics from the Garden State like Taylor Ham and Jersey-bred beef. Check out the menu here.

Moran’s Pub | 501 Garden Street


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The burger at Moran’s is not to be overlooked. The spot has two options — build your own or the Moran’s burger. The Moran’s burger has Irish-style bacon, crispy onions, and truffle mayo, but if you get the build your own, you can add a side of the truffle mayo and it is chef’s kiss.

Onieal’s | 343 Park Avenue


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When it’s claimed right on the menu “Hoboken’s Best Burger” it has to be good. Onieal’s boasts an extensive menu of a variety of burgers from an American classic to the Ragin’ Cajun and the Californian to the Pancho Villa. All burgers are served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and hand-cut fries. Check out the menu here.

The Shepherd + The Knucklehead | 1313 Willow Avenue

The Shepherd and The Knucklehead has enough different types of burgers to please anyone looking to enjoy this hearty meal. Burgers include The Breakfast Burger complete with all your morning time favorites like bacon, cheddar cheese, and fried egg. For the spice lover, the Bang Bang burger is a good order. This one includes mozzarella cheese, a mix of buffalo, BBQ, and honey complete with a bang bang radish. Check out the menu here.

Zack’s Oak Bar + Restaurant | 232 Willow Avenue, Hoboken

For the best option of burgers from Zack’s, check out the mid-afternoon menu. Served daily from 3PM-5PM, this afternoon special hosts six different types of burgers including a grilled portobello burger and turkey burger. Check out the menu here.

10th + Willow | 935 Willow Avenue

If you are looking for a loaded burger, look no further than 10th + Willow. Even the classic burgers include toppings such as provolone cheese, bacon, A1 sauce, and mayo. The menu also includes specialties that honor different areas of the country such as the Mexicali Burger and the Philly Burger, highlighting traditional tastes from the area. Check out the menu here.

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!Crave Burger Cafe | 61 Baldwin Avenue


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Burger options at !Crave range from all-American, fresh never frozen beef to a salmon burger. No matter the type of burger, the spot promises to provide top flavor in every bite. Each burger is made to order for each customer. Check out the menu here.

The Ashford | 145 Newark Avenue

While the Ashford is known for its $3 mimosa, its burger menu is the real unsung hero. With options from a black and blue burger, a cajun turkey burger, vegan burgers, and a mac and cheese burger, there is no shortage of options. Check out the menu here.

Diesel + Duke | 389 Monmouth Street


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Specializing in burgers, Diesel + Duke is a perfect spot for those who like to customize their burgers. Diners can add toppings such as bacon, fried eggs, onion rings, and jalapenos to the already unique burgers on the menu. Pair with a side of classic fries and a milkshake for a great meal. Check out the menu here.

Dark Side of the Moo | 52 Bowers Street


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Burgers are the star of the show at Dark Side of the Moo. Outrageous options such as the Guac-Zilla and The Four Horsemen of the Aporkalypse can be found on the menu. Add on toppings like bacon jam or pork roll to take it to another level. Check out the menu here.

Kings of Kobe | 30 Mall Drive West


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Not one, but two sections of the menu at Kings of Kobe are dedicated to burgers. The spot’s famous pounder and half-pounders are made from all-natural American wagyu beef, while burgers on the “other burgers” menu are plant-based. Toppings found on specialty burgers include hot pastrami, sweet chili relish, and butter pickles. Check out the menu here.

Left Bank Burger Bar | 194 Newark Avenue

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A burger bar is filled with, you guessed it, a healthy variety of burgers. Left Bank pulls out all the stops when it comes to its signature dish. For something totally unique, check out the Ghostface Killer, an espresso-rubbed beef burger, ghost pepper jam, smoked gouda, sweet bacon tots, red onion, tomato, and BBQ sauce, Check out the menu here.

Speedy’s Burger | 84 ½ Morris Street

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Speedy’s boasts high quality, fast, never frozen food starting with its burgers. Choose from a classic burger claiming the same name as the eatery or a veggie burger. Feeling spicy? Order the cajun chicken burger. There is even a kids option for the little ones. Check out the menu here.

White Mana Diner | 470 Tonnelle Avenue

White Mana has been serving burgers since 1946 in a way only they can. Well known for their sliders, the recipes have been a crowd-pleaser for nearly 80 years. Check out the menu here.

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White Star Bar | 230 Brunswick Street + 179 Warren Street

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Priding itself on having the best burger in Jersey City, White Star showcases its hometown through its burgers. With names of the burgers being iconic areas of Jersey City, a taste of the city in every bite. Crowd favorites include the Hamilton Park topped with bacon, and the Paulus Hook complete with portobello and truffle mayo. Check out the menu here.

Wurstbar | 516 Jersey Avenue


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Wurstbar not only has great burgers, but all the classic pairings to go with them. Order from an extensive option of burgers sure to please what everyone is looking for and pair with an adult beverage from the rotating beer and cider bar. Check out the menu here.

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