Burger Bash: Yelp KC explores some of the best burgers in Kansas City metro – KSHB 41

By: Adam Schaumburg, Lindsay Shively

May 18, 2016

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s always burger season in our hearts, but with the grills fired up and summer around the corner, it’s time to really celebrate some of the best burgers around KC. Check out some of these highly rated spots on Yelp for a mix of creative, classic, and all around great local burgers.

Q39 (4.5 stars, 965 reviews)

Q39’s ground brisket burgers are one of a kind. Factor in the “Burnt End Burger” and this BBQ burger hybrid is worthy of being called a top burger in all of KC.

Beer Kitchen (4 stars, 630 reviews)

Yelpers love the burgers at Beer Kitchen, and with so many premium burger options with McGonigle’s beef, it’s easy to see why.

Burger Stand in Lawrence (4 stars, 306 reviews)

This Lawrence favorite deserves to be on the list with their amazing Yelp reviews, simple but high end
menu, and consistently amazing burgers. Yelper tip: Try the smoke burger with smoked bacon, gouda cheese and chipotle­cocoa ketchup.

BRGR Kitchen & Bar in Downtown KC (4 stars, 186 reviews)

BRGR, a self­proclaimed “modern burger joint” is one of the highest rated burger joints on Yelp. With a huge and impressive menu, these folks know their burgers.

Town Topic in the Crossroads (4 stars, 182 reviews)

While some burgers shine with all the frills, Town Topic racks up the good ratings by staying true to the classics. These thinly pressed classic burgers will always stand the test of time.

Pigwich in the East Bottoms (4.5 stars, 179 reviews)

When you find a burger right outside of a top­rated butcher shop like Local Pig, it’s bound to be delicious.
That’s definitely the case with Pigwich where the cheeseburger here is a consistently mentioned highlight on Yelp.

Burg & Barrel in OP (4 stars, 210 reviews)

All the burgers! Seriously, the extensive burger menu here will have you covered on just about every option you could draw up.

Snack Shack on Santa Fe in OP (4 Stars, 95 reviews)

Classic smashed burgers paired best with fries and a milkshake. The Snack Shack on Santa Fe is a fun, classic neighborhood spot serving up some top burgers.

Big Bam’s Burgers in Shawnee (4 stars, 72 reviews)

Handmade, cooked to order burgers at Big Bam’s are all the rage on Yelp. The locals around this Shawnee burger joint know Big Bam’s well, but if you’re outside the area it is one to bookmark!

Tay’s Burger Shack in North KC (4 stars, 57 reviews)

Tay’s Burger Shack cuts right to the chase with a quality over quantity menu of locally sourced, grass fed burgers and hand cut fries.