Burger Beast Approved Restaurants

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.

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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

Burger Beast Approved from John's Drive-In in Fort Meade, Florida
Burger Beast Approved at John’s Drive-In in Fort Meade, Florida
Andy’s Drive-InWinter Haven
Antonella’s PizzeriaWinter Park
Buchito CafeKissimmee
Burger Inn Drive-InMelbourne
Donut KingMinneola
Donut KingWinter Park
Donut ManWinter Haven
Fred’s Market & RestaurantLakeland
Gideon’s BakehouseOrlando
Hinckley’s Fancy MeatsOrlando
John’s Drive-InFort Meade
LoveBird Almost Famous ChickenLakeland
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
StardustWinter Park
Swine & SonsWinter Park
Teak Neighborhood GrillOrlando
That One SpotOcoee
The Ravenous PigWinter Park

Food Trucks

Cheeseburger Baby Food Truck at Hot Dog Fest 2013
Cheeseburger Baby Food Truck
Food TruckCity
A Lo Cubano KitchenOrlando
Are You Hungry? GrillHialeah
Between Two BunsMiami-Killian
The BBQin CubanMiami
Cheeseburger BabyMiami Beach
Chill N’ BurgerMedley
Chill N’ BurgerWestchester
Cuban GuysPinecrest
Doggi’s Arepa BarWynwood
Farmhouse BBQMiami
FatBoy RicksMiami-Killian
Food JunkiesPerrine
JB’s CheesesteaksFt. Lauderdale/Hollywood
Los ChamosHialeah
Miami Roasted CornHomestead
Monster BurgersHollywood
Pipo Burgers on WheelsDoral
Pizza en FuegoMiami
Tacos El Machine GonHollywood
World Famous EggRoll TruckBoynton Beach
Z-Cocina MexicanaMiami

Gulfcoast Florida

Goody Goody Burgers in Tampa
Goody Goody Burgers in Tampa
The Belgian MonkPunta Gorda
Bradenton DonutsBradenton
Brooks BurgersNaples
Burger CultureTampa
Cheeburger CheeburgerSanibel Island
Columbia RestaurantYbor City
Coney Island GrillSt. Petersburg
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
Joe’s DinerNaples
Kruk’s Philly SteaksNaples
Lucky Dawgs 2Naples
Nevermind Awesome BarCape Coral
Pastrami Dan’sNaples
Red RoosterMarco Island
Sandy’s Cuban CafeNaples
Schnapper’s HotsSanibel Island
Ted’s LuncheonetteLargo
Trackside Donuts & CafeBonita Springs

North Florida

Burger Beast Approved at Dick Mondell's Drive-Thru in Gainesville, Florida
Burger Beast Approved at Dick Mondell’s Drive-Thru in Gainesville, Florida
Angel’s Dining CarPalatka
The Bearded PigJacksonville
Burger BarnHawthorne
Carolina JaxJacksonville
The Dairy BarPort Orange
Dick Mondell’s Burgers & FriesGainesville
Dick Mondell’s Burgers & FriesTallahassee
Dog Et AlTallahassee
Hazel’s Hot DogsSt. Augustine
Hot Diggity Dogs & BBQBunnell
Jerry’s Drive InPensacola
Jimmy Hula’sPort Orange
Lubi’s Hot SubsJacksonville
Mac’s Drive-ThruGainesville
One Night Taco StandJacksonville
Pappas Drive-InNew Smyrna Beach
Pearl Country Store & BarbecueMicanopy
Pinegrove Market & DeliJacksonville
Sandwich InnGainesville
SquareHouse PizzaGainesville
Voodoo DogTallahassee

South Florida – Broward County

Burger Beast Approved - Jack's Old Fashion Hamburgers
Jack’s Old Fashion Hamburger House
American SocialFt. Lauderdale
Bake ShackDania Beach
BMC Smash BurgersFort Lauderdale
Bonjour French BakeryPembroke Pines, Weston
Brgr StopCoconut Creek, Fort Lauderdale
Char-HutDavie, Pembroke Pines, Tamarac
Charm City Burger CompanyDeerfield Beach
Cluckin’ Hot ChicksDania Beach
Cuban GuysMiramar
Dairy BelleDania Beach
Dandee Donut FactoryDeerfield Beach, Margate
El Jefe LuchadorDeerfield Beach
Georgie’s AlibiWilton Manors
Gilbert’s 17th Street GrillFort Lauderdale
Grampa’s Cafe & DeliDania Beach
Hangry Al’s Sub ShopPembroke Pines
Hollywood Donut FactoryHollywood
Hot Chicks House of ChickenPembroke Pines
Huey MagoosCoral Springs
Huey MagoosSunrise
Jack’s Old Fashion Hamburger HouseFort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach
Jaxson’s Ice Cream ParlorDania Beach
Le TubHollywood
Legends Tavern & GrillePlantation
Mojo DonutsPembroke Pines
Nick’s New Haven-style PizzaCoral Springs
North South GrillPembroke Pines
PINCHOPembroke Pines, Sunrise
Primanti BrothersFort Lauderdale
Rosie’s Bar and GrillWilton Manors
Skyline ChiliSunrise
Smoke BBQFort Lauderdale
Sonny’s Famous Steak HogiesHollywood
Tap 42Coral Springs, Davie, Fort Lauderdale
Temple Street EateryFort Lauderdale
Terraza’s at HydeHollywood
Tipsy BoarHollywood
Tom Jenkins’ BBQFort Lauderdale
Tucker Duke’s LunchboxDeerfield Beach

South Florida – Miami-Dade County

Islas Canarias Cafe & Bakery is Burger Beast Approved
Islas Canarias Cafe & Bakery is Burger Beast Approved: image by Droolius

Apple Map for Miami-Dade County

3 Chefs & a ChickenCoral Gables, Westchester
109 Burger JointSweetwater
Airport Cafe & LiquorsMiami Springs
Apocalypse BBQKillian
Arbetter Hot DogsWestchester
Are You Hungry? GrillKendall
Azucar Ice CreamLittle Havana, Pinecrest
Babe’s Meat & CounterPalmetto Bay
Batch GastropubBrickell
The Big CheeseSouth Miami
Blue CollarMiMo
Bonjour French BakeryThe Hammocks
Buena Vista DeliMiami
Cerro NegroMiami
Charles & LarrySweetwater
Cheeseburger BabySouth Beach
Chefs on the RunHomestead
Chug’s DinerCoconut Grove
Cindy Lou’s CookiesLittle River
Cowy BurgerPop-Up
Crybaby CreameryPalmetto Bay
Cuban GuysFlagler, Hialeah, Kendall, Palmetto Bay
Cuento SandwichesDoral
Delicias de EspañaMiami
Di Piazza Italian RestaurantHialeah
Doce ProvisionsLittle Havana
Dos CroquetasLittle Havana, Westchester
Duffy’s TavernWest Miami
Eating HouseCoral Gables
El Mago de las FritasWest Miami
El Rey de las FritasHialeah, Little Havana, Sweetwater, Westchester
Empanada Harry’sKendall
Farmhouse BarbecueDoral
FINKA Table & TapKendall
Fish HouseKendall
The Food Truck StoreNorth Miami
Frankie’s PizzaWestchester
Graziano’sCoral Gables, Doral, Hialeah, Westchester
Happy Wine Calle OchoWest Miami
Hate Mondays TavernKendall
Hungry Bear Sub ShopDoral
Islas Canarias Cafe Restaurant & BakeryKendall
Islas Canarias RestaurantKendall
Jacalito Taqueria MexicanaFlagami, Little Havana
Jama Benn JamaHialeah Gardens
Jealous ForkWest Kendall
Joanna’s MarketplaceGlenvar Heights
Josh’s DeliSurfside
Keg SouthKendall
Keg SouthPinecrest
KUSH by Stephen’s DeliHialeah
La Birra BarNorth Miami
La BodeguitaHialeah
La Brasa GrillWestchester
La CamaroneraLittle Havana
La Fresa FrancesaHialeah
LoKalCoconut Grove
Los PerroHialeah, Miami
Los RanchosThe Falls (Kendall)
Westland Mall (Hialeah)
Luis Galindo Latin AmericanWest Miami
Mario’s RestaurantHomestead
Masa CraftPop-up
Max’d Out DonutsNorth Miami Beach
Michael’s Genuine Food and DrinkMiami Design District
Mojo DonutsCoral Gables
Mojo Donuts & Fried ChickenWestchester
Morro CastleHialeah
Mr. & Mrs. BunKendall
Ms. CheeziousMIMO
Night Owl CookiesWestchester
NQCMiami Lakes
Odaly’s Delight CafeWestchester
Off SiteLittle River
Original Latin AmericanMiami
Pan.com SandwicheriaHialeah
PikadiyoCoral Gables
Pina’s PizzaKendall
Pinch KitchenMIMO
PINCHOHialeah, Westchester
Pink Love BurgersMiami Beach
Pipo BurgersDoral, Food Truck
PIRUW Grill Peruvian CuisineWest Kendall
Pizza Johny’sKendall
Pizza SceneMiami Lakes
Pollo CamperoLittle Havana
Proper SausagesMiami Shores
Rio CristalWestchester
Roman’s PizzeriaMiami Springs
Royal CastleMiami
SanguichLittle Havana
Shiver’s BBQHomestead
Siamo PizzeriaMiami Springs
Silverlake BistroMiami Beach
Sir PizzaKey Biscayne, Palmetto Bay
Smoke and DoughKendall
Son of a PizzaHomestead
Square Pie CityMiami Design District
Subby’s SubsSouth Miami
Sweet DogsFlagami
Tap 42Coral Gables, Kendall
Ted’s BurgersWynwood
The Spotted GalloFontainebleau
Tinta y CafeCoral Gables, Miami Shores
Tio ColoWest Hialeah, Westchester
USBSLittle River
Walls Old Fashioned Ice CreamSouth Miami

Cuban Bakeries – Miami-Dade County

Breadman Bakery is Burger Beast Approved
Breadman Bakery is Burger Beast Approved
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

Brass Ring Pub Sign in North Palm Beach, Florida
Brass Ring Pub in North Palm Beach, Florida
Brass Ring PubNorth Palm Beach
Bud’s Chicken and SeafoodWest Palm Beach
Dandee Donut FactoryPompano Beach
Hamburger HavenWest Palm Beach
Hook Fish and ChickenMangonia Park
HotdogOpolisBoca Raton
Jupiter Donut FactoryJupiter
MEAT Eatery & TaproomBoca Raton
Mrs. Smokey’s Real Pit BBQLake Park
Nick’s New Haven-style PizzaBoca Raton
PZZABoca Raton
Tap 42Boca Raton
Tropical SmokehouseWest Palm Beach


Vortex in Atlanta, Georgia
The Vortex in Atlanta, Georgia
Brandi’s World Famous Hot DogsMarietta
Carroll’s Sausage & Country StoreAshburn
Cuban DinerMarietta
Fat Matt’s Rib ShackAtlanta
Fox Bros. BBQAtlanta
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 in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Magic WandChurubusco
Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney IslandFort Wayne
Hall’s Original Drive-inFort Wayne
Lee’s Famous Recipe ChickenFort Wayne
Lumpy’s CafeCambridge City
The NookColumbia City
Powers HamburgersFort Wayne


Dizzy Whizz Drive-in in Louisville, Kentucky
Dizzy Whizz Drive-in in Louisville, Kentucky
A&W Burger Chicken FloatsLexington
Blue Door SmokehouseLexington
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


Billy's Boudin and Cracklins in Scott, Louisiana
Billy’s Boudin and Cracklins in Scott, Louisiana
Billy’s Boudin and CracklinsScott
Griff’s HamburgersRuston
In-N-Out DonutsRuston


Laurel Tavern Donuts in Laurel, Maryland
Laurel Tavern Donuts in Laurel, Maryland
Lauren Tavern DonutsLaurel


White Hut in West Springfield, Massachusetts
White Hut in West Springfield, Massachusetts
White HutSpringfield


Sugar Shack in Lansing, Michigan
Sugar Shack in Lansing, Michigan
Buddy’s PizzaDetroit
Cluckin’ Hot ChicksWarren
Halo BurgerFlint
Henry’s HamburgersBenton Harbor
Kewpee Sandwich ShopLansing
Meat BBQLansing
National Coney IslandUtica
Nip N Sip Drive InLansing
Robusto’s Cigar Bar and BistroSterling Heights
Sugar ShackLansing
Starlite DinerBurton


Blue Door PubMinneapolis


Carl's Drive-In in Brentwood, Missouri
Carl’s Drive-In in Brentwood, Missouri
Carl’s Drive-inBrentwood
Gordon’s Stoplight Drive InCrystal City


Delta Blues Museum Plaque in Clarksdale, Mississippi
Delta Blues Museum Marker in Clarksdale, Mississippi
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
Owens Burger ShackClarksdale
Phillips GroceryHolly Springs
* Shack Up InnClarksdale

New Hampshire

The Tuckaway Tavern is Burger Beast Approved
The Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery is Burger Beast Approved
Tuckaway Tavern and ButcheryRaymond

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
S’MAC in East Village NYC
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
Tom Wahl’sAvon

North Carolina

Cook Out Fast Food in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Cook Out Fast Food in Fayetteville, North Carolina
Shelley’s Moms BakeryAngier
Southern Coals Country Style KitchenFayetteville


The BurgerlyNew Hope
Eat’n ParkErie


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
Maid-Rite Sandwich ShoppeGreenville
Pablo’s Havana CafePowell
Price Hill ChiliCincinnati
Rudy’s Hot DogToledo
Swenson’s Drive-InDublin
White CastleColumbus

South Carolina

Dash-N-Dogz Sign in Florence, South Carolina
Dash-N-Dogz in Florence, South Carolina


Dyer's Burgers on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee
Dyer’s Burgers in Memphis, Tennessee
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


Poppa Burger in Houston, Texas
Poppa Burger in Houston, Texas
Poppa BurgerHouston

The Original Burger Beast Approved List

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

Gone But Not Forgotten

The Belgian MonkPunta Gorda, FL
Boyce General StoreAlvaton, KY
Council’s BurgersBradenton, FL
Hall’s Original Drive-InFort Wayne, IN
Parkette Drive-InLexington, KY
Nic’s PizzaNorth Miami, FL
PROOFWynwood, FL
Smacks BurgersSarasota, FL
Sparky’s Roadside BarbecueDowntown Miami, FL
Valento’s PizzaNaples, FL

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