This National Cheeseburger Day in Detroit landed on Sunday, Sept. 18th. The city serves up traditional patties as well as more whacky and refined selections every day. Delectable plant-based options have been flourishing as well, which means the community continues to gather in satisfaction.
Besides the chewy taste, Detroiters love having cheeseburgers, sliders, and unconventional burgers at local joints because they’re fast and filling. Cheers to American eats that other cities find hard to beat! The options get more spicey and sweet all the time. Detroitisit rounded up a classic list of the best burger spots in Detroit to indulge in this week, highlighting the cheesy goodness folks have grown up with.
First up on this mouthwatering list of the best burger spots in Detroit is everyone’s favorite traditional burger from Townhouse Detroit & Townhouse Birmingham. The Townhouse Burger is the perfect go-to burger for an innovative twist. It’s dry-aged, hand-shaped patty, dressed in bourbon glazed onions, white cheddar, and is served on a brioche bun. Not to mention, you’ll be enjoying the venue’s stylish modern design both interior and exterior. Dine-in or takeout! Click HERE to view their site.
Location: 500 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
MERCURY BURGER & BAR
Did you really spend quality time in Corktown if you didn’t have a meal at the ever-popular, Mercury Burger & Bar? After a long 2 months, they’re back in business! They supply 15 different burger options, many of which are city-inspired. The Southwest features a chorizo slider, candied jalapeño relish, munster cheese, tortilla strips, avocado, and pickled carrots. The Local and Flint Burger are also perfect examples. Don’t forget about their buzzing adult shakes like the Hummer milkshake. Click HERE to view their site.
Location: 2163 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
You know what brings Detroiters together? A supreme old-school slider for $2.50 at Motz. In fact, visitors have been loyal to the simplistic nature of their menu creations since 1929. They will feed your fine dining taste with their more elaborate burgers as well as the classic griddled burger and the double-stack. Make sure to add some cheese to your slider sometime in the coming week to celebrate National Cheeseburger Day in Detroit. They’re open Monday-Friday 10 AM-4 PM. Click HERE to view their famous sliders.
Location: 7216 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48209
GREEN DOT STABLES
Green Dot Stables encompasses the diversity of Detroit in all aspects. Slip your curiosity into their $4 sliders that leave room for mixing and matching mini burgers. Their savory cheeseburger is a favorite, but everyone could go for a unique New American bite every once and awhile, and even a little Mystery Meat! Stay tuned for their wild specials. Some of their previous ones have included kangaroo burgers, salmon, wild boar, elk sausage, and shark. You could try their Korean slider with their beef patty, peanut butter, and kimchi. They also have plant-based options. Patio and dining room services are reserved for dine-in guests. Click HERE to view their site.
Location: 2200 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI 48216
GREY GHOST DETROIT
Grey Ghost, one of Detroit’s most beloved fine dining restaurants, has been serving their delicious dishes to Detroiters and the Greater Metro area since opening in 2016. Co-chefs, Joe Giacomino, and John Vermiglio served many years in hospitality and eventually shifted their care into crafting magnificent meals. After enduring the throws of the pandemic, they stayed true to their values and attracted loyal customers once again. The burgers are just one of the many exceptional menu items. Stop in for their double patty with American cheese and their special sauce to savor National Cheeseburger Day in Detroit. Click HERE to view their menu.
Slide on over to Telway Hamburgers for some greasy sliders. This is your go-to for a few affordable juicy burgers in your bag with a side of onion rings or fries. Southwest Detroit or Madison Heights has the goods. Enjoy your meal that silences the late-night cravings. Open 24 hours, they’ve got your fix of coffee as well. Click HERE to view their main menu. Call the restaurant to order.
Location: 6820 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210.
Another Corktown hotspot is Nemo’s Bar. Celebrate this National Cheeseburger Day in Detroit at the sports tavern that’s been swinging it for 50 years in the neighborhood, earning a top-rated spot for Detroit burgers. They’ve ecstatically reopened and are open Monday-Sunday from 11am – 2am. Nemo’s Famous Burger is a crowd-pleaser. The burger wouldn’t be complete without Nemo’s signature mustard sauce! Click HERE to view their website.
Location: 1384 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
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