The 17 Best Burgers In Anaheim (2024)

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Being a huge tourist destination and a highly populated city, Anaheim has so many different burger joints.

From fast food to steakhouses and everything in-between, there’s a burger for every palette and budget here.

As someone who has been living in Anaheim since 2016, I’ve tried a lot of burgers around town!

Plus, JP has lived here his whole life, so we’ve also tried all of his childhood favorites that are still around.

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Best Burgers in Anaheim

Whether you’re looking for a classic cheeseburger or something more creative, Anaheim has a burger joint that’s perfect for you.

These are the best burgers in Anaheim.

1. Reunion Kitchen + Drink

Location: 5775 E Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim, CA 92807

Reunion Kitchen + Drink serves modern comfort food.

Their Anaheim location is over in Anaheim Hills.

Burgers here include their OC Sourdough Burger, Classic Cheeseburger, Jalapeno Burger, plus melts and sandwiches.

The OC Sourdough Burger comes with swiss cheese, tomato, lettuce, dill pickle, 1000 island dressing, parmesan grilled sourdough, and grilled onions for $21.95.

The Classic Cheeseburger comes with crispy onion, tomato, dill pickle, crisp lettuce, and house dressing for $19.95.

Additional toppings come at an additional price like avocado, bacon, or fried egg, each $3.95 more.

Lastly, the Jalapeno Burger comes with jalapeno cheese sauce, fire grilled jalapenos, chipotle aioli, lettuce, tomato, and dill pickle on a brioche bun for $19.95.

2. George’s Best

Location: 1475 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805

George’s Best is a quick service burger stand known for their char-broiled burgers.

Here you can get a Chili Cheese Burger for $2.99 and a 1/4 lb Hamburger for $2.29

3. Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes

Location: 1540 S Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802

Black Tap is a burger spot located at Downtown Disney.

They are known for their variety of craft burgers.

The one pictured below is The All-American Burger, which comes with american cheese and special sauce for $19.50.

All burgers are served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, and fries.

However, my personal favorite burger of their is The Pizza Burger.

This burger comes with marinara sauce, fried mozzarella, and shaved parmesan for $19.50.

Depending on the time of year, you may also be able to try one of their burger specials.

In the Spring, around St. Patrick’s Day, you can try their 50/50 O’Reuben Burger for $23.

This burger is a prime beef and corned beef blended patty, with Guinness braised cabbage and onions, diced pickles, swiss cheese, and Jameson mustard sauce.

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Shakes

4. The Iron Press

Location: 440 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805

The Iron Press is a quick service spot at the Anaheim Packing House.

They currently offer 3 burgers.

You can start with the Simple Burger for $9, which is a single 4 oz smash patty with American cheese on a brioche bun.

Additionally, the have the Classic Burger for $14 which comes with two 4 oz patties, lettuce, tomato, onion, American cheese, and garlic aioli on a brioche bun.

Lastly, they have their signature Hangover Burger for $16, which comes with two 4 oz patties, fried egg, bacon, smashed tots, pepper jack cheese, and spicy ketchup on a brioche bun.

The Iron Press- Anaheim Packing House

5. Craft by Smoke & Fire

Location: 195 W Center Street Promenade, Anaheim, CA 92805

Craft is located in Downtown Anaheim.

They are known for their smoked meats, but they also offer a few burgers.

Their Smash Burger is $12 and comes with a double smash patty, American cheese, burger spread, campfire onions, and bread and butter pickles on a martins bun.

Their Stockburger is $24 and comes with a double smash patty, American cheese, brisket, mac n cheese, burger spread, campfire onions, and bbq sauce on texas toast.

Lastly, I’m not sure if you would classify this one as a burger or a sandwich, but I’ll tell you about it anyway and you can decide.

The Mac Rib is $32 and comes with a double smash patty, American cheese, prime brisket, giant short rib, comeback sauce, campfire onions, burger spread, and bbq sauce on texas toast.

6. Ruby’s Diner 

Location: 1128 W Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, CA 92805

Ruby’s Diner is a popular chain in Southern California with a location just down the street from Downtown Anaheim.

It’s a 50’s style retro diner and the burgers reflect that.

The Classic is $13.99 and comes topped with American cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, and Ruby’s burger sauce.

The Guacamole Burger is $14.99 and comes topped with homemade guacamole, Swiss cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, and Ruby’s burger sauce.

Ruby’s also offers an Impossible Burger option now with a plant based patty, topped with American cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, and Ruby’s burger sauce for $15.99.

Another novelty burger is the Super Burger for $15.99 which comes topped with Swiss cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, Ruby’s burger sauce, and homemade guacamole on grilled parmesan sourdough.

At Ruby’s you can also get a Bacon Cheeseburger for $14.99 and it comes topped with cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and Ruby’s burger sauce.

Lastly, the Hickory Burger comes with cheddar cheese, smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, hickory bbq sauce, Ruby’s burger sauce, and onion rings for $15.99.

7. YoYo Burgers & Chicken

Location: 510 N Brookhurst St. 103, Anaheim, CA 92801

You can build your own burger or try the classic Black Angus Beef Burger pictured below.

Your burger comes with 2 sides of your choice – french fries, onion rings, or coleslaw.

I also recommend trying their hand breaded chicken fingers while you’re here too!

8. Angelo’s Hamburgers

Location: 511 S State College Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92806

Angelo’s Hamburgers is another 1950s style casual diner in Anaheim, which is different from “Angelo’s Burger”.

They offer Jr. Burgers and Jr. Cheeseburgers for $2.75 and $3.25.

Quarter pound burgers include the burger, cheeseburger, chili burger, bacon cheeseburger, bacon guacamole burger, and bacon guacamole cheeseburger for $3.75-$6.00.

If you’re feeling really hungry, you can also get a double burger or double cheeseburger for $5.00 and $5.75.

Angelo’s also offers a couple signature burgers like their half pound gourmet burger for $6.25, which is served open faced with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onions, and 2 onion rings.

Their other signature burger is the quarter pound Angelo’s burger for $5.00, which comes with chili, pickles, mustard, tomatoes, and onions.

9. Varsity Burger

Location: 600 W Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, CA 92805

Varsity Burger is a drive thru burger joint in Anaheim.

They are known for their charbroiled burgers served on sesame seed buns.

Their Double Burger is served with thousand island dressing, lettuce, tomato, onions, and pickles for $5.75.

They also offer a quarter pound Chili Burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, and pickles for $5.65.

10. The Habit Burger & Grill

Location: 111 E Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92802

The Habit is popular Southern California fast food chain.

They really have amazing burgers.

It’s probably my go-to burger when I want to indulge.

They are known for their chargrilled burgers.

My personal favorite is their Santa Barbara Char which comes with 2 chargrilled beef patties, avocado, caramelized onions, American cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, pickles, and mayo on grilled sourdough.

This burger is $8.69.

The Habit - Santa Barbara Burger

Pictured below is the Original Charburger with grilled onions.

Some specialty burgers of their include the Original Impossible, Portabella Char, and the Teriyaki Char.

The Habit Burger

11. Farmer Boys

Location: 2800 W Lincoln Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801

Farmer Boys is another popular Southern California fast food chain.

My favorite Farmer Boys burger is the 1/3 pound Natural Cheeseburger.

A new burger they have is the 1/2 pound and the 1/4 pound Parmesan Crusted-Sourdough Cheeseburger.

My husband personally prefers the Farmer’s Burger which comes with lettuce, onions, tomato, pickles, sauce, cheese, bacon, and guacamole.

Their smaller burgers start around $5.99 and their bigger burgers are closer to $10.

Farmer Boys

12. In N Out

Location: 600 S Brookhurst Street, Anaheim, CA 92804 and 1168 S State College Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92806

In N Out is a popular fast food chain in California.

Their burgers can be customized in just about any way you could think of.

You can get 4 patties in one burger, you can get your patties wrapped in lettuce, you can get just cheese and nothing else, the options are limitless.

In N Out is one of the cheapest burger places in the area.

A regular hamburger is only $2.50, a regular cheeseburger is only $2.80, and a double double is only $3.95.

In N Out Burger & Fries

13. Angelo’s Burgers

Location: 2235 ½ W Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92804

Angelo’s Burgers is different from Angelo’s Hamburgers I mentioned previously.

Angelo’s Burgers is a fast food burger joint in Anaheim that is open for all meals.

This is a small chain with 4 locations throughout Southern California.

The Anaheim location just underwent a long renovation over the last couple years.

They have over a dozen different burger options ranging from $4.49 – $10.49.

Burgers include hamburgers, cheeseburgers, avocado bacon burgers, pastrami cheeseburgers, cowboy burger, chili cheeseburger, garden burger, and junior burgers.

14. Paul’s Place

Location: 1040 N Magnolia Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801

Paul’s Place is a popular local Southern California chain.

I personally love to visit for breakfast because their breakfast burritos are the best, but they are also popular for their burgers.

Paul’s Place offers a variety of unique burgers like their blue cheese bacon burger, California deluxe burger, Ortega burger, turkey burger, mushroom burger, feta burger, colossal burger, and garden burger.

They also serve the classics like a cheese burger, double burger, bacon burger, chili burger, and hamburger.

Burgers range as low as $3 to as much as $7.

15. Jim’s Super Burgers

Location: 3500 W Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 92804

Jim’s Super Burgers is a fast food place open for all meals.

Their burger specials are in the $5-$6 range with options like hamburgers, cheeseburgers, turkey burgers, bacon burgers, double hamburgers, and double cheeseburgers.

They have even more burger options from $2.25-$7.06.

They have a jr. burger, double burger, chili burger, colossal burger, garden burger, teriyaki burger, bacon hamburger, cheeseburger, avocado burger, turkey burger, double cheeseburger, and hamburger.

16. Ted’s Burgers

Location: 899 S Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92805

Ted’s Burger is a fast food place in Anaheim that serves Mexican food and American food, like burgers.

Their 1/3 pound burgers range from $2.29 – $4.89.

They offer hamburgers, double burgers, double bacon burgers, bacon burgers, bacon avocado burgers, avocado burgers, pastrami burgers, chili burgers, and a jr burger.

17. All-American Brew Works

Location: 5120 E La Palma Ave, Unit 103, Anaheim, CA 92807

They don’t serve their burgers every day, but when they do, everyone comes to enjoy them.

The pickled onions is one of the distinguishing features that make these burgers stand out from others.

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Anaheim has pretty much every type of cuisine possible beyond just the best burgers in Anaheim and these are our favorites!

Best Chinese Restaurants in Anaheim

My favorite thing about local Chinese restaurants is that they’re all family owned.

The best Chinese restaurants usually aren’t chains, so there’s such a variety here.

orange chicken from Ma's Dumpling House in Anaheim, California

Best Bars in Anaheim

Anaheim has no shortage of bars.

From tiki bars, to immersive bars, to lounges at the best fine dining restaurants, there’s a bar for pretty much everybody!

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 ✅ Best Romantic Restaurants in Orange County

Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, going on a first date, or just want a nice night out, these are the best romantic restaurants.

osso bucco from Anaheim White House Restaurant

 ✅ Best Birthday Restaurants in Orange County

Orange County is great for celebrating birthdays whether you’re here for a beach getaway or visiting Disneyland.

There are lots of great restaurants that are perfect for birthday celebrations.

Bosscat Kitchen and Libations Burger

 ✅ Best Restaurants in Orange County With a View

Mountain views and ocean views are plentiful in Orange County.

So many restaurants are known for their views, especially ones where you can watch the Disneyland fireworks.

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 ✅ Best Italian Restaurants in Orange County

Who doesn’t love Italian food?

I could eat pasta every day and I’d be the happiest person if I could actually do it.

So I’ve tried out all the best Italian restaurants in Orange County.

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 ✅ Best Mexican Restaurants in Orange County

There are probably more Mexican restaurants than anything else in Orange County.

Many of these are also the cheapest restaurants in Orange County (along with the Chinese restaurants), so if you want to indulge on a budget, these are the way to go.

Palapas Tacos in Fullerton

Mooyah Burgers Shakes and Fries

*UPDATED 3/30/2023: Originally, this blog post was created to highlight Mooyah Burgers Shakes and Fries in Irvine, California.

It has since been updated to highlight the best burgers in Anaheim to be more inclusive of all the great places in the area.

We both regularly keep up to date with the newest food finds and Mooyah has been on our radar for quite awhile.

There is a location fairly close to us in Irvine and it was along the way to where we were heading.

So the stars were aligned and we finally got to check this place out.

I knew that there were a few other locations, but upon some more recent research, this place is EXPLODING!

Not only are there locations across the entire US, there are several locations in the Middle East.

New locations are always popping up all over the US.

Mooyah Burgers, Shakes, and Fries
Mooyah 01-2020

When first walking in, it was very busy.

To us this is always a great sign. It means people like it.

Our initial thoughts were that it would be most similar to Five Guys.

Just like how Five Guys has the peanuts out everywhere, Mooyah has the potato boxes everywhere.

A lot of the time we share food when we go out to eat.

Restaurant portions are always so much more than we would make at home, but this place was worth a splurge.

We each ordered our own burger, but we did share 1 order of fries.

Bacon Cheddar Burger

Mooyah Bacon Cheddar Burger
Mooyah Bacon Cheddar Burger 01-2020

We both decided to go with the Bacon Cheddar Burger.

But we substituted the BBQ sauce for Mooyah sauce.

We were told it was essentially Thousand Island sauce.

These burgers all come on potato buns which are so delicious.

Between the texture and just the taste of the buns I don’t know which part makes this burger as great as it is.

We could eat these every day.

Mooyah French Fries

Mooyah French Fries

What’s cool about the fries is that you can pick from a few different size options.

So you can get one order for the whole group or get some just for yourself.

We decided to upgrade a little bit since we wanted to share one order instead of getting 2 separate sides of fries.

A smaller portion probably would have been sufficient.

We ate all of these and were definitely full by the end, but they were delicious so I guess it was worth it.

This whole meal was satisfying from start to finish and we are glad we found a new place that we can come back to any time we travel.

This meal was also very inexpensive by the way which is also always a win in our book!

Conclusion: Best Burgers In Anaheim

In conclusion, Anaheim is a great place to find a delicious burger.

Whether you’re looking for a classic cheeseburger or something more unique, you’re sure to find something to your taste.

So next time you’re in the area, be sure to check out the best burgers in Anaheim,