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15 Best Burger Spots In Jersey City

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15 Best Burger Spots In Jersey City

Who doesn’t love a juicy warm burger with the perfect patty? A delicious hamburger is one of the world’s most incredible meals, and luckily in Jersey City, there are some fantastic options! Whether you want a classic cheeseburger or a veggie one, this list has something for everyone. Not in the mood for a burger? Jersey City has an abundance of other restaurants that include yummy lunch spots that offer a ton of different cuisines. Read on our list of 12 places that serve the best burgers in Jersey City.

White Star

230 Brunswick St, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

White Star Burgers in jersey City

White Star Bar is a casual neighborhood American restaurant and craft cocktail bar in Jersey City and serves one of the best burgers in Jersey City.  Both White Star Bar locations have kids’ menus, including chicken tenders, pizza, sliders, etc. They offer brunch, lunch, and dinner. They have a menu of many burger options with crispy fries. Options include a fried pickle burger, double cheeseburger, and a vegan option with a beyond burger.

Left Bank Burger Bar

194 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Left Burger Bank in jersey City

Left Bank Burger is a must to checkout for all burger lovers. This spot is an easygoing burger shop serving all-natural burgers with an extensive selection of toppings, plus tap beers. If you are looking for some unique burgers, definitely stop by. Their Bankrupt burger is well known, which includes their bank sauce. Also, they offer some great options for the vegans out there.

Diesel And Duke

389 Monmouth St, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Diesel and Duke is the perfect local spot for burgers. They have many unique options like breakfast burgers, smoke show burgers with lots of bacon, and even beyond burgers for vegans. They also have poutine, fried ores, and milkshakes that are a must-try.

White Mana Diner

470 Tonnele Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307

White Mana Diner is a 24/7 diner slinging burgers and other diner fares in a building dating back to NY World’s Fair. They have been around for years and are considered a classic historical landmark, and their juicy burgers are proof of it. They are a must-try if you want a classic burger.

Dark Side of the Moo

52 Bowers St, Jersey City, NJ 07307

Although this is a small cafe, Dark Side of the Moo feels super homey and cozy, which is fantastic for kids and families. Additionally, they have some exotic meat options for your burgers, like alligator meat, but you can also stick with more traditional fare like their classic burgers. They have many delicious options, from a classic cheeseburger to their Southern Comforts Burger.

New Park Tavern

575 W Side Ave. Jersey City, NJ 07304

New Park Tavern is known for its down-to-earth haunt featuring bar grub, beer, wine & cocktails, plus a patio & live music. They are located on West Side Avenue. This hidden gem, which also has no actual signage outside the bar, has one of the best burgers in Jersey City and a great beer selection. The ambiance is a perfect dim-listed Irish pub where you can catch up with friends over some delicious burgers. 

The Ashford

145 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

The Ashford Best Burgers in Jersey City

Located in the heart of Downtown Jersey City, The Ashford brings New York’s speakeasy days to Newark Avenue’s pedestrian plaza. Ashford is a ton of burger options and a full brunch menu that features breakfast burgers. The Ashford is your place for a fun get-together, dinner with the family, and a great spot to watch your favorite team while enjoying a delicious burger with fries.

Hudson & Co.

3 Second Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Hudson & Co. Best Burgers in Jersey City

Hudson & Co. stands on the waterfront within the rapidly evolving Harborside district in Jersey City. The gastropub is embellished in the heart of the prestigious Plaza 10 office tower. You will fall in love as they have one of the best burgers in Jersey City. While featuring multiple indoor and outdoor dining options, the entire establishment boasts views of the Manhattan skyline across the historic Hudson River. Besides beautiful views, they have some delicious burger options on their menu. If you want a vegetarian option, they have a great black bean burger or if you are looking for a classic burger, try their 60-day dry-aged burger.

Crave Burger Cafe

61 Baldwin Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Crave Burger Cafe Best Burgers in Jersey City

The owners of Crave Burger Cafe were born and raised in Jersey City and started this business in 2016 to bring their passion for good food to the people. Crave Burger Cafe is perfect for burger lovers as they have a variety on their menu, from their Majestic Deluxe burger to their salmon burger. They also offer beyond burgers for the vegans out there.


516 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

Best Burgers in Jersey City

A terrific spot offering a variety of sausage, juicy burgers, and beer in a rustic space with an old-school flair, Wurstbar has a ton of burger options that will go perfectly with your cold beer. We love the ambiance, from the large white marble bar, and the vintage décor from old butcher shops covering the walls is perfect! So if you want an extensive list of craft beers and some mouth-watering sausages, or a good burger, check them out.

Ed and Marys

174 Coles St, Jersey Vity, NJ, 07302

Ed and Mary's Burgers in Jersey City

Ed and Marys is a local restaurant/bar in Hamilton Park. If you are looking for delicious food and drinks, check out Ed and Marys. They have some great food options, which include juicy burgers with fries. If you want to try something unique, check out their Jefe Burger, which has habanero jack cheese, avocado, salsa, and lettuce. Yum!

The Hamilton Inn

708 Jersey Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 07302

The Hamilton Inn- Burgers in jersey City

Hamilton Inn is located in the heart of Jersey City. This classic downtown joint is rich in history, and its food is incredible. They have many burger options: beef, turkey, black bean, lamb, Kobe, and plant-based!

Speedys Burgers

84 1/2 Morris St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Speedys JC is a new craft burger shop located at 84.5 Morris Street. (It’s across the street from Bistro La Source). Co-owner, chef, and Jersey City resident Juan Bautista has created a menu that’s both affordable and doesn’t skimp on quality. Speedys signature burger, for instance, is a Pat LaFrieda-based burger  served with white cheddar and a generous dollop of Speedys’ special house sauce. A burger isn’t complete without fries, and you can get either traditional house-cut fries or gravy-drenched disco fries.

Shake Shack

318 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Shack Shake originally started as a hot dog cart inside New York’s Madison Square Park in 2001. In 2004, it evolved into a kiosk with hamburgers, hotdogs, fries, and milkshakes. Since then, the fast-casual chain has expanded with outposts throughout the country.  This is the second Shake Shack in Jersey City after another outpost opened in Newport Centre Mall.

In terms of food, Shake Shack is known for its signature ShackBurger, but you can also get a variety of chicken sandwiches, grilled cheese, fries, and hot dogs. Non-meat eaters can even order Shake Shack’s ‘shroom burger.

Five Guys

101 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

Welcome to your local Five Guys at 101 Hudson St in Jersey City. With more than 250,000 ways to customize your burger and more than 1,000 milkshake combinations, your perfect meal is just a click away! Whether it’s using fresh ground beef (there are no freezers in our restaurants), double-cooking our fries in 100 percent peanut oil, hand-preparing fresh ingredients every morning or serving peanuts while you wait, we strive to provide the best experience each and every time you visit.

Updated December 5th 2023

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