Top 10 Best Burgers In Orange County

April 24, 2014 8:55 PM

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(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Hamburgers are found everywhere these days. From the more affordable restaurants to the gourmet ones, you can find all types of variations of this classic American food throughout this great city. We’ve narrowed down the list just for you. So, if you’re looking for the best burger in Orange County, we traveled all over Orange County to deliver the juicy details on the 10 best burgers in the OC.

View our original list of Best Burgers in Orange County or take a trip north and try out the Best Burgers in Los Angeles.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Smashburger
26541 Aliso Creek Rd
Aliso Viejo, CA
(949) 716-3855
Multiple Locations
www.smashburger.com

Everything is better off the menu, and that is true for the Sin City Burger. This high rolling burger comes with smash sauce, American cheese, grilled onions, haystack onions, bacon, and a fried egg on a warm toasted bun. We’d love to keep it all to ourselves, but it’s too good to keep a secret!

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Fig & Olive
151 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 877-3005
www.figandolive.com

Fig & Olive is known for many delicious options on their menu and now we can add one more to the list. Executive Chef Pascal Lorange has perfected the burger at Fig & Olive. The burger comes with romaine, tomato, pickled onion, thyme brioche and your choice of fontina, Swiss or gorgonzola cheese served with tomato shallot, mayonnaise sauce.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Sliding Door Café and Bakery
704 E Balboa Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92661
(949) 673-7173
www.theslidingdoorcafe.com

Take a bike ride around the Newport Peninsula before stopping into the Sliding Door Café & Bakery for their delicious burger. Their Black Angus burger features cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles, and served with a side of fries. Make the dining experience complete with a slice of their unforgettable cheesecake.

(credit: Lauren H./Yelp)

(credit: Lauren H./Yelp)


Burger Parlor
204 N Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 441-2003
www.burgerparlor.com

Formerly the Executive Chef at the famous Bastide in Los Angeles, Joseph Mahon decided to go back to his roots and create The Burger Parlor. The restaurants mission is to “provide the most consistent, flavorful burgers anywhere” and they truly succeed. The menu is full of various options of burgers that include anything from caramelized onions to pickled carrots, pastrami and their special secret sauce. Our picks include the Parlor (American cheese, lettuce, caramelized onions and secret sauce) as well as the O.C. (their take on the turkey burger). Or, try the burger bowl as well as other salads. For sides, Burger Parlor offers traditional fries, baked potato fries, snack shack (chili & homemade cheese sauce) or their DTF Fries which come with chili cheese sauce, caramelized onions and secret sauce. Finish up the meal with a fried pie, or a cinnamon toast crunch milkshake.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Provenance
2531 Eastbluff Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 718-0477
www.provenanceoc.com

Enjoy the Provenance burger al fresco on the outdoor patio surrounded by a lush vegetable garden used to create the dishes served at this farm-to-table restaurant. The burger is made with a blend of 4 beefs and topped with caramelized onions, gruyere, and topped with tomato jam. Complete your burger with your choice of a fried cage free egg or housemade bacon.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Eureka!
7631 Edinger Avenue, Suite 1524
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 230-3955
www.eurekarestaurantgroup.com

The Fresno Fig Burger at Eureka! is one of a kind. Made with homemade fig marmalade, melted goat cheese, bacon, red onion and arugula tossed in a spicy porter mustard, it is one of the restaurants most popular and simply mouth watering. Other options include the juicy burger which is made with all-natural beef that is 100% vegetarian fed, hormone and antibiotic free. Get the burger paired with their honey cinnamon sweet potato fries for great meal.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Bondi Grill House
7821 Edinger Avenue, Suite 110
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 893-3565
www.bondigrillhouse.com

Feel like a millionaire with the Millionaire’s Bacon and Cheeseburger at Bondi Grill House. Made with a ½ pound premium certified Angus Beef from 100% vegetarian fed, hormone free and antibiotic free cows, the burger is chargrilled at 825 degrees and then basted in their sauce before being topped with bacon, aged cheddar, red onion, lettuce, tomato, pickles and peri mayo. If you’re feeling a little adventurous, add a fried egg on top for an additional fee.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Crow Burger Kitchen
3107 Newport Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 673-2747
www.crowburgerkitchen.com

Nestled in the heart of the Newport Beach Peninsula, burger lovers can pair an ultimate burger with their favorite craft beer and get as creative as they want with their build your own burger where the options are endless. We recommend coming early to get a prime seat on their small outdoor patio.

(credit: Shelby Barone)

(credit: Shelby Barone)


Citrus Fresh
Renaissance Club Sport
50 Enterprise
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(949) 643-6700
www.renaissanceclubsport.com

Enjoy a juicy burger while relaxing on the chic outdoor patio at the Citrus Fresh Grill. While only on the lunch menu, guests can special request the ½ pound Angus burger for dinner. The juicy burger comes on a brioche bun with cheddar cheese, romaine hearts, tomato, red onion, and kosher dill pickles.

Related: Best Creative Burgers In OC.

(credit: Stephanie P./Yelp)

(credit: Stephanie P./Yelp)


The Filling Station Cafe
201 N Glassell Street
Orange, CA 92866
(714) 289-9714
www.fillingstationcafe.com

Take a stroll around Old Towne Orange before “filling up” at The Filling Station. Your taste buds will be tantalized with the first bite of The Filling Station Special. A giant mouthwatering burger comes topped with bacon, avocado, cheddar or Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion along with your choice of a garden salad or French fries.

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Shelby is an Orange County Native, and is a freelance writer for multiple magazines and websites around LA and Orange County. She can be found writing daily about the hottest happenings at the OC Mom Blog or on Twitter.
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