Burger Beast Approved Restaurants

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Burger Beast Approved restaurants are located in many parts of the United States. The Burger Beast has visited these restaurants and given them his stamp of approval.

It’s not just burgers but also comfort food and interesting stops like Abdullah’s House of Ribs & Chinese Food.

All of the Burger Beast Approved are found in their respective states below & divided per state except for Florida, which is subdivided into regions.

Burger Beast Approved Restaurants


Burger Beast Approved - Sam’s Super Burger
Sam’s Super Burger
Chris’ Famous Hot DogsMontgomery
Hamburger KingMontgomery
Milo’s HamburgersMontgomery
Sam’s Super BurgerGrand Bay
Vicki’s Lunch VanMontgomery


Central Florida

Pig Floyd's in Orlando Building
Pig Floyd’s in Orlando
Andy’s Drive-InWinter Haven
Burger Inn Drive-InMelbourne
Donut KingMinneola
Donut KingWinter Park
Donut ManWinter Haven
Gideon’s BakehouseOrlando
Hinckley’s Fancy MeatsOrlando
John’s Drive-InFort Meade
Moonlight Drive-InTitusville
Mutt’s on 13thSt. Cloud
Pig Floyd’sOrlando
Reececliff Family DinerLakeland
Red Top Pit StopLakeland
S&L RestaurantLakeland
Sebring Soda ShopSebring
Sausage ShackWinter Park
Swine & SonsWinter Park
That One SpotOcoee

Food Trucks

Food TruckCity
A Lo Cubano KitchenOrlando
Are U Hungry? GrillHialeah
The BBQin CubanMiami
Miami Roasted CornHomestead
Monster BurgersHollywood
Pizza en FuegoMiami
Tacos El Machine GonHollywood

Gulfcoast Florida

Goody Goody Burgers in Tampa
Goody Goody Burgers in Tampa
Biff Burger (R.I.P.)St. Petersburg
Bradenton DonutsBradenton
Brooks BurgersNaples
Burger CultureTampa
BurgerQue (R.I.P.)Ft. Myers
Columbia RestaurantYbor City
Coney Island GrillSt. Petersburg
Council’s Burgers Beer & Billiards (R.I.P.)Bradenton
Doreen’s Cup of JoeMarco Island
Eats & TreatsFt. Myers
El CapSt. Petersburg
The Frog PondSt. Pete Beach
Goody Goody BurgersTampa
Jimmy P’s BurgersNaples
Jimmy P’s CharredNaples
Lucky Dawgs 2Naples
Nevermind Awesome BarCape Coral
Pastrami Dan’sNaples
Red RoosterMarco Island
Schnapper’s HotsSanibel Island
Smacks Burgers & Shakes (R.I.P.)Sarasota
Ted’s LuncheonetteLargo
Trackside Donuts & CafeBonita Springs
Valento’s Pizza & HoagiesNaples

North Florida

Pinegrove Market & Deli Counter in Jacksonville
Pinegrove Market & Deli Counter in Jacksonville
Angel’s Dining CarPalatka
The Bearded PigJacksonville
Burger BarnHawthorne
Carolina JaxJacksonville
The Dairy BarPort Orange
Dick Mondell’s Burgers & FriesGainesville
Dog Et AlTallahassee
Hot Diggity Dogs & BBQBunnell
The Little Drug CompanyNew Smyrna Beach
Mac’s Drive-ThruGainesville
Pappas Drive-InNew Smyrna Beach
Pinegrove Market & DeliJacksonville
Sandwich InnGainesville
Satch SquaredGainesville
The Stuffed Beaver (R.I.P.)Jacksonville
Voodoo DogTallahassee

South Florida – Broward County

Burger Beast Approved - Jack's Old Fashion Hamburgers
Jack’s Old Fashion Hamburger House
B.C. CafeDavie
Bake ShackDania Beach
Brgr StopCoconut Creek
Brgr StopFt. Lauderdale
CAO BakeryFt. Lauderdale & Hollywood
Charm City Burger CompanyDeerfield Beach
Cuban GuysMiramar
Dairy BelleDania Beach
El Jefe LuchadorDeerfield Beach
Georgie’s AlibiWilton Manors
Gilbert’s 17th Street GrillFt. Lauderdale
Hangry Al’s Sub ShopPembroke Pines
Henry’s Sandwich StationFt. Lauderdale
Hollywood Donut FactoryHollywood
Hot Chicks House of ChickenPembroke Pines
Huey MagoosCoral Springs
Huey MagoosSunrise
Jack’s Old Fashion Hamburger HouseFt. Lauderdale
Jack’s Old Fashion Hamburger HousePompano Beach
Jaxson’s Ice Cream ParlorDania Beach
Le TubHollywood
Mojo DonutsPembroke Pines
Nick’s New Haven-style PizzaCoral Springs
North South GrillPembroke Pines
Old Breakfast HouseFt. Lauderdale
PINCHOPembroke Pines & Sunrise
Skyline ChiliSunrise
Smoke BBQFt. Lauderdale
Sonny’s Famous Steak HogiesHollywood
Tap 42Coral Springs, Davie, & Ft. Lauderdale
Tucker Duke’s LunchboxDeerfield Beach

South Florida – Miami-Dade County

Latin House in Kendall
Latin House in Kendall

Apple Map for Miami-Dade County

3 Chefs & a ChickenCoral Gables
3 Chefs & a ChickenWestchester
109 Burger JointSweetwater
Airport Cafe & LiquorsMiami Springs
Amelia’s 1931Kendall
Apocalypse BBQKillian
Arbetter Hot DogsWestchester
Are U Hungry? GrillKendall
Arnold’s Royal Castle (R.I.P.)Miami
Azucar Ice CreamLittle Havana
Babe’s Meat & CounterPalmetto Bay
The Big CheeseSouth Miami
Blue CollarMiMo
The Cafe 72 (R.I.P.)Doral
Caporal Chicken (R.I.P.)Kendall
Captain John’s Steamed Cheeseburger (R.I.P.)Homestead
Cheeseburger BabySouth Beach
Chefs on the RunHomestead
Chug’s DinerCoconut Grove
Cindy Lou’s CookiesLittle River
Clutch BurgerCoral Gables
Crackers Casual DiningMiami Springs
Crybaby CreameryPalmetto Bay
Cuban GuysFlagler, Hialeah, Kendall, & Palmetto Bay
Doce ProvisionsLittle Havana
Dos CroquetasWestchester
El Mago de las FritasWest Miami
El Rey de las FritasHialeah, Little Havana, Sweetwater & Westchester
Empanada Harry’sKendall
Farmhouse BBQFlagami
FINKA Table & TapKendall
Fish HouseKendall
The Food Truck StoreNorth Miami
Frankie’s PizzaWestchester
Frice CreamLittle River
Fritas Domino La Original (R.I.P.)West Miami
Graziano’sCoral Gables, Doral, Hialeah & Westchester
Hate Mondays TavernKendall
Hungry Bear Sub ShopDoral
Islas Canarias Cafe Restaurant & BakeryKendall
Islas Canarias RestaurantKendall
Jacalito Taqueria MexicanaFlagami, & Little Havana
Jama Benn JamaHialeah Gardens
Joanna’s MarketplaceGlenvar Heights
John Martin’s Irish Pub (R.I.P.)Coral Gables
Josh’s DeliSurfside
Jr’s Gourmet Burgers (R.I.P.)Miami Springs
Keg SouthKendall
Keg SouthPinecrest
Killer Melts (R.I.P.)Kendall
Kingdom (R.I.P.)MiMo
KUSH by Stephen’s DeliHialeah
La Birra BarNorth Miami
La CamaroneraLittle Havana
La Fresa FrancesaHialeah
Larry, Curly, Burgers & Moe (R.I.P.)Homestead
Latin HouseKendall
LoKalCoconut Grove
Los BobosDoral
Luis Galindo Latin AmericanWest Miami
Magic City PizzaCoral Terrace
Masa CraftDoral
Mojo DonutsCoral Gables
Mojo Donuts & Fried ChickenWestchester
Morro CastleHialeah
Morro Castle (R.I.P.)Little Havana
Mr. & Mrs. BunKendall
Ms. CheeziousMIMO
Nic’s New York PizzaHialeah
Night Owl CookiesWestchester
Norman Brothers Produce (R.I.P.)Kendall
Odaly’s Delight CafeWestchester
Off SiteLittle River
Pan.com SandwicheriaHialeah
PikadiyoCoral Gables
Pinch KitchenMIMO
PINCHOHialeah & Westchester
Pipo Burgers on WheelsDoral
Pizza Johny’sKendall
Pollo CamperoLittle Havana
Proper SausagesMiami Shores
Rio CristalWestchester
Royal CastleMiami
Sakaya Kitchen (R.I.P.)Midtown
Shiver’s BBQHomestead
Silverlake BistroMiami Beach
Smoke & DoughKendall
Son of a PizzaHomestead
Sparky’s Roadside Barbecue (R.I.P.)Downtown
Square Pie CityMiami Design District
Sweet DogsFlagami
Swine Southern Table & BarCoral Gables
Tap 42Coral Gables & Kendall
Ted’s BurgersWynwood
Tio ColoHialeah
Union Beer StoreLittle Havana
USBSLittle River
Walls Old Fashioned Ice CreamSouth Miami
Cuban Bakeries – Miami-Dade County
Breadman BakeryHialeah & Westchester
CAO BakeryBird Road, North Miami Beach, Pinecrest, South Beach, Sunset, & Westchester
El Brazo FuerteLittle Havana
Latin American Bakery & CafeWest Miami
Party Cake BakeryBird Road East, Bird Road West, Coral Way, Country Walk, Cutler Bay, Little Havana, Miller East, Miller West, Sunset Drive, Tamiami Trail West, West Kendall
Vicky BakeryCoral Gables, East Hialeah, S.E. Hialeah, & West Hialeah

South Florida – Monroe County

MEAT Eatery & Taproom in Islamorada, Florida
MEAT Eatery & Taproom in Islamorada
MEAT Eatery & TaproomIslamorada

South Florida – Palm Beach County

MEAT Eatery & Taproom in Boca Raton
Chef George Patti at MEAT Eatery & Taproom in Boca Raton
Hamburger HavenWest Palm Beach
HotdogOpolisBoca Raton
MEAT Eatery & TaproomBoca Raton
Mrs. Smokey’s Real Pit BBQLake Park
Nick’s New Haven-style PizzaBoca Raton
Tap 42Boca Raton
Tropical SmokehouseWest Palm Beach


Vortex in Atlanta, Georgia
The Vortex
Abdullah the Butcher’s House of Ribs & Chinese Food (R.I.P.)Atlanta
Ann’s Snack BarAtlanta
Brandi’s World Famous Hot DogsMarietta
Carroll’s Sausage & Country StoreAshburn
Cuban DinerMarietta
Fat Matt’s Rib ShackAtlanta
Fox Bros. BBQAtlanta
Grandstandz (R.I.P.)Calhoun
Grindhouse Killer BurgersAtlanta
NFA BurgerDunwoody
Nu-Way WeinersMacon
OK CafeAtlanta
The VarsityAtlanta
The VortexAtlanta
White House RestaurantAtlanta
* World of Coca-ColaAtlanta


Powers Hamburgers in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Powers Hamburgers is OPEN for business
ChurubuscoMagic Wand
Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney IslandFort Wayne
Hall’s Original Drive-inFort Wayne
Lee’s Famous Recipe ChickenFort Wayne
The NookColumbia City
Powers HamburgersFort Wayne


Dizzy Whizz Drive-in in Louisville, Kentucky
Dizzy Whizz Drive-in
A&W Burger Chicken FloatsLexington
Blue Door SmokehouseLexington
Boyce General Store (R.I.P.)Alvaton
Burger ShakeLexington
Claudia Sanders Dinner HouseShelbyville
Dizzy WhizzLouisville
Farm MarketLexington
Frisch’s Big BoyLexington
Gold Star ChiliLexington
Laha’s Red CastleHodgenville
* Louisville Slugger Museum & FactoryLouisville
Momma’s Mustard, Pickles & BBQLouisville
Ollie’s TrolleyLouisville
Parkette Drive-inLexington
Raising Cane’s Chicken FingersLexington


Lauren Tavern DonutsLaurel


Sugar Shack in Lansing, Michigan
Sugar Shack
Dog ‘n Suds (R.I.P.)Muskegon
Halo BurgerFlint
Henry’s HamburgersBenton Harbor
Kewpee Sandwich ShopLansing
Meat BBQLansing
Nip N Sip Drive InLansing
Sugar ShackLansing
Starlite DinerBurton


The Lamar Lounge
The Lamar Lounge
Abe’s Bar-B-QClarksdale
Bill’s HamburgersAmory
* Delta Blues MuseumClarksdale
The Dutch OvenClarksdale
* End of All Music Record StoreOxford
Ground Zero Blues ClubClarksdale
Handy Andy GroceryOxford
Lamar Lounge (R.I.P.)Oxford
Owens Burger ShackClarksdale
Phillips GroceryHolly Springs
* Shack Up InnClarksdale

New Jersey

White Manna in New Jersey
White Manna in New Jersey
White MannaHackensack
White Rose DinerLinden
White Rose SystemRoselle

New York

S'MAC in New York
Donovan’s PubWoodside
Jahn’s Ice Cream ParlorJackson Heights
McSorley’sNew York
Paul’s Da Burger JointNew York
PJ Clarke’sNew York
Pomme FritesNew York
S’MACNew York
Shoreless Acres & Serious FoodLivonia

North Carolina

Rustic Burger (R.I.P.)Fayetteville & Springlake
Shelley’s Moms BakeryAngier
Southern Coals Country Style KitchenFayetteville


Rudy's Hot Dog in Toledo, Ohio
Rudy’s Hot Dog
* American Sign MuseumCincinnati
B Spot BurgersColumbus
Frisch’s Big BoyCincinnati
Gahanna GrillGahanna
Hometown Hot DogsMillersport
Jeni’s Splendid Ice CreamColumbus
Kewpee HamburgersLima
Pablo’s Havana CafePowell
Price Hill ChiliCincinnati
Rudy’s Hot DogToledo
Swenson’s Drive-InDublin
White CastleColumbus

South Carolina



Dyer's Burgers on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee
Dyer’s Burgers
A&W Drive-InMadisonville
Burger BarnJackson
Champy’s Fried ChickenChattanooga
* Cooter’s Dukes of Hazzard MuseumNashville
Cori’s Dog HouseNashville
Fox’s Donut DenNashville
Gibson’s DonutsMemphis
Gus’s World Famous Fried ChickenMemphis
Hattie B’sNashville
Mitchell DeliNashville
* Moonpie StoreChattanooga
Peg Leg PorkerNashville
Roxie’s GroceryMemphis
* Sun StudioMemphis
* Third Man RecordsNashville

Original Burger Beast Approved List

Original Burger Beast Approved List
Original Burger Beast Approved List from Late 2010
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