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13 Irresistible Burgers in Tampa Bay You Need to Try

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Nice buns! 😉 There is no shortage of delicious burgers in Tampa Bay. If you weren’t hungry before reading this, we promise you will be after! Keep reading for the most mouthwatering burgers in Tampa Bay that you have to try out.

Goody Goody Burgers

This Tampa classic has been in the Tampa Bay area since 1925 and still has that nostalgic “old school diner” look and feel!

We recommend you try the Royale With Cheese burger that comes with a fried egg, onion, cheddar, Monterey Jack, mushrooms, barbecue bacon, lettuce and tomato. Not only does it sound delicious but it looks delicious too! Featured above for your viewing… you’re welcome.

Monday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–9:00pm

📍 Location

1601 W Swann Ave, Tampa, FL 33606

Nebraska Mini Mart

Nothing more delicious than this Tampa Bay “In and Out” style burger joint!

Nebraska Mini Mart, in Seminole Heights, offers outdoor seating with curb-side pick up. Bring your friends and family for a day outside with delicious burgers and a couple of free games of shuffle board and bocce ball. Don’t forget to order a shake too, you won’t regret it!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | Closed
Friday |  4:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–8:00pm

📍 Location

4815 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603

The Rusty Lyon

If you’re in the mood for a burger in or around Dunedin, you’ve got to check out The Rusty Lyon! 

They offer 10 different burger styles with available meat substitutes like turkey, chicken, and impossible meat so there’s options for everyone. No really… The Rusty Lyon has meal options for your dog too!

Pro-tip: head to their rooftop for a nice view of downtown Dunedin!

Monday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Saturday | 10:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 10:00am–11:00pm

📍 Location

923 Broadway, Dunedin, FL 34698

El Cap Restaurant

Voted “Best in the Bay”, this in-door out-door burger spot is the place to go to when you are in St. Pete. Enjoy a nostalgic feel with all the diner classics. Grab a “World Champ” Cheeseburger with a side of their amazing macaroni and cheese bites!

And we know this is all about burgers in Tampa Bay, but their fries and chili dogs are also incredible!

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍 Location

3500 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704

Thee Burger Spot

Hello Tampa Heights! Do you know about Thee Burger Spot?! You know, that one place that sells a burger with Krispy Kreme donuts as buns? Yup, you heard that correctly.

On Friday’s and Saturday’s, Thee Burger Spot offers “Thee Glazed One,” where a bacon cheese burger meets a Krispy Kreme glazed donut bun. 

Monday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Friday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–6:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 Location

3917 N Tampa St, Tampa, FL 33603

Graze 1910

With a location inside Armature Works and in South Tampa, Graze 1910 offers a unique house made black bean burger topped with mixed greens,  guacamole, crispy onions, jalapeño jack and a side of your choice!

If you’re craving a more traditional burger, the Graze 1910 burger topped with onions, pickles, American cheese, and 1910 sauce, between a fluffy brioche bun, is for you!

📍Armature Works 1910 N Ola Ave, Tampa, FL 33602 

Monday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Thursday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Friday | 7:30am–10:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–8:30pm

📍South Tampa 2219 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629

Monday | 8:00am–8:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am–8:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am–8:00pm
Thursday | 8:00am–8:00pm
Friday | 8:00am–8:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am–8:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–8:30pm

Dunedin Brewery

When you step into the Dunedin Brewery, you are stepping into Florida’s oldest microbrewery. 

Featured above is Dunedin Brewery’s black angus beef patty topped with a slice of cheddar cheese, pulled pork, a fried onion ring, and their jalapeño-guajillo bbq drizz on a brioche bun. We know it’s definitely a mouth full but trust us on this one! 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–1:00am
Saturday | 11:00am–1:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–11:00pm

📍 Location

937 Douglas Ave, Dunedin, FL 34698

If you’re looking for a burger near the water, Clear Sky Beachside Cafe in Clearwater is the place to go to. Featured is their “Pub Burger” which includes bacon, a fried egg, pickled onions, and Havarti cheese. And yes, it tastes as good as it looks! 😍

P.S. If you go during Sunday brunch there is a bloody Mary bar worth checking out!

Monday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–12:00am
Saturday | 7:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 7:00am–11:00pm

📍 Location

490 Mandalay Ave Ste 1, Clearwater, FL 33767

Salt Rock Tavern

 No gluten, no bun, no problem! 😎

The “Look Ma, No Bun” from Salt Rock Tavern is a “bun-less” burger that comes with tomato, dill pickles, and scallion cream cheese aioli all in a lettuce wrap. If you are feeling extra fancy, upgrade your side to their parmesan fries – totally worth it!

Monday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Tuesday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–9:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–9:00pm

📍 Location

3689 Tampa Rd, Oldsmar, FL 34677

The Avenue DTSP

Okay… if you’re not hungry by now we bet you will be after reading about this burger in Tampa Bay! Located in St. Pete, The Avenue DTSP offers the “Good Morning + Good Night” burger which comes with bourbon bacon onion jam, yellow American cheese, a sunny side up egg, waffles, and bourbon maple syrup. This burger is the perfect blend of sweet and savory!

Check out their Sunday brunch menu from 11am-3pm with bottomless bloody Mary’s and mimosas!

Monday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Friday |  11:00am–1:00am
Saturday | 11:00am–1:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–11:00pm

📍 Location

330 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Datz Restaurants

If you made it this far in the article, we welcome you to the Cheesy Todd.

This is made “extra cheesy” with a ground brisket and short rib burger, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle served on two bacon-jalapeño mac and cheese “buns”! Yes that is right… two bacon-jalapeño mac and cheese buns.

📍South Tampa 2616 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629

Monday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 8:30am–11:00pm
Sunday | 8:30am–9:00pm

📍St. Pete 180 Central Ave, St. Pete, FL 33601

Monday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 8:30am–11:00pm
Sunday | 8:30am–9:00pm

📍Riverview 6264 Winthrop Town Centre Ave, Riverview, FL 33578

Monday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 8:30am–11:00pm
Sunday | 8:30am–9:00pm

Burger Monger

Let’s all gather around the campfire and grab a couple of these burgers from Burger Monger. And before you ask, yes we can sing our campfire songs too, thank you Spongebob.

This “Campfire Burger” comes stacked with a 1/3lb patty, two slices of cheese, two slices of bacon, grilled onions, crispy house made seasoned potato chips all with their signature Campfire sauce!

Burger Monger has five different locations spread all across the Tampa Bay area so no matter where you are, there’s always a spot for you!

📍 South Tampa 3838 W Neptune St Tampa, FL 33629

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 Wesley Chapel 1656 Bruce B Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 Safety Harbor 2454 McMullen Booth Rd Clearwater, FL 33759

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 St. Petersburg 1325 4th Street N. St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍 Carrolwood 10412 N Dale Mabry Hwy Tampa, FL 33618

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

Burger Culture

Looking for that hangover cure? We promise you wont be disappointed with this one! 

Burger Culture’s “Breakfast Burger” comes with cheddar cheese, a hash brown, bacon, a sunny-side up egg, and some sweet sweet honey drizzle for that perfect morning after meal. And there’s much more than that too, definitely worth checking out!

📍 South Tampa 6920 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–12:00am
Friday | 11:00am–12:00am
Saturday | 11:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍 International Plaza 2223 N Westshore Blvd, First-floor Suite 1002 across from Express.,
Tampa, FL 33607

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–7:00pm

Best Burgers in Tampa Bay & More

So… are you hungry yet? We definitely are! Enjoy checking out one of these mouthwatering burgers in Tampa Bay and don’t forget to follow us @stufftodointampabay on Instagram and Facebook!

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