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You can’t go wrong with an American classic, burgers and fries. We’ve researched so you can enjoy seven of the best burger places in Aurora.
2100 N Ursula St. | Get Directions
This “Colorado Proud” restaurant is everything the state has to offer in one. Nestled adjacent to the Anschutz Medical Campus, Cedar Creek Pub specializes in gourmet bar food with a western twist. Try one of their San Juan Burgers with guacamole and poblano mayo or seek adventure with a Blue Streak Burger topped with loads of blue cheese and bacon. You can also enjoy dinner with a craft beer brewed right next door at Ursula Brewing Co.
25791 E Smoky Hill Rd. #50 | Get Directions
Looking for a place that’s got burgers and bourbon? Lucky you! Visit Bookmarkers Burgers + Bourbon + Brews for a massive selection of bourbon, tasters, and gourmet burgers. Experience the Colorado-style Green Chili Burger with pork green chili and cheddar cheese or try their classic burger complete with amber ale mustard and fresh arugula for a unique flavor.
23955 E Plaza Ave, Ste 107 | Get Directions
American-style hamburgers are what you’ll find at this restaurant established in North Carolina. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar is known as “…unique player in the burger world,” and with only 28 locations around the U.S., Aurora luckily snagged one of their joints. Try all of their 14+ burgers, like the Pittsburgher Burger with shoestring fries and spicy garlic ketchup or take it up a notch with a Fried Mozzarella Burger with tomato jam, garlic mayo, and more.
6100 S Main St. | Get Directions
Settle in for an evening of drinks, apps, and burgers at Bar Louie. At their location inside Southlands lifestyle district, try one of their staple burgers or trendy appetizers. Their Impossible Burger is 100% plant-based patty with veggies stacked high. Go the more classic route with a Fried Louie Burger topped off with Applewood bacon and fried egg and lots of cheddar cheese.
382 S Chambers Rd. | Get Directions
This hole-in-the-wall burger joint has been an Aurora staple for quite a while. NGL Burgers pretty much does it all with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Locals love their reasonable prices and no-frills dining. This mom and pop shop is a little old-school but charms those looking for a casual burger. Try a Colorado favorite, smothered green chili fries.
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Headquartered at: 16552 E Kansas Dr.
Out and about? Hunt down the Burgerchief Food Truck! Serving up sirloin and brisket burgers, this truck does American classics right. Go big or go home with their Gunslinger Burger, filled with thick cut bacon, sautéed onions, jalapeños, and BBQ sauce. We hear The Jordini Burger compete with mushrooms, onions, jalapenos, mayo, and pepper jack cheese is filled with flavor! Follow their summer schedule here.