Food & Drink

The 6 best new burgers in Philadelphia

Published On 11/13/2014 Published On 11/13/2014

Sure, we've told you about Philly's best burgers, it's most underrated burgers, even the best burger in your neighborhood, but you know what's better than any of those burgers? No, not a Blue Raspberry Airhead... it's new burgers obviously. Here are the six best ones in Philly:

PYT

The Doh! Nut

PYT (address and info)
Northern Liberties
All the comfort food you could ever desire comes wrapped in gooey, glazed deliciousness with PYT’s latest burger special. Ground beef and a ton of melted cheese surrounded by fried dough, plus sprinkles that're actually bacon, make this a can’t-miss late-night option.

Lo Spiedo

Traditional brisket hamburger

Lo Spiedo (address and info)
Philadelphia Navy Yard
The new Navy Yard rotisserie makes fresh and classic eats over their signature wood-burning flame, which means their burger’s farm-fresh meat is extra savory... oh, and the bacon, cheese & onions don't hurt either.

Blue Duck Sandwich Company

Pork Roll Burger

Blue Duck Sandwich Company (address and info)
Northeast Philadelphia
The new Northeast BYOB does not disappoint with creative burger and sandwich combos, like this one, which comes w/ ground pork, a beef patty, Sriracha mayo, cheese & a sunny-side egg on a potato roll.

1st Anniversary SpecTAPular

Anniversary Burger

Tap Room on 19th (address and info)
Melrose
In honor the spot’s anniversary, you get to eat LaFrieda beef w/ collard greens, black pepper bacon & fried chicken skin in a perfectly toasted bun.

The Treemont

Sweet + Sour Pulled Veal

The Treemont (address and info)
Rittenhouse Square
The burger on the bar menu at The Treemont features green olives and crispy onions. It is your new go-to during their sweet Sunday-Friday happy hour.

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2nd Story Burger

2nd Story Brewing (address and info)
Old City
The Old City brewery’s signature burger includes tomato jam, manchego cheese, and arugala on a toasted bun that's so good you'll want to order a... waitforit!... 2nd one.

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1. PYT 1050 N Hancock St, Philadelphia, PA 19123 (Nolibs)

It's hard to go wrong with consuming a half-pound of red-sauced meatball flattened between two fried lasagna patties. If you don't catch that, you can always back it up with a summery Jamaican jerk chicken burger bundled between fried plantains.

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2. Lo Spiedo 4501 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19112

The new Navy Yard rotisserie makes fresh and classic eats over their signature wood-burning flame, making the burger’s farm-fresh meat extra savory.

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3. Blue Duck Sandwich Company 2859 Holme Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152

This New American 40-seater in Northeast Philadelphia serves up a menu of creative burger and sandwich combos, like the B.B.B.L.T has 10 pieces of 1732 bacon, bacon mayonnaise, and your standard lettuce and tomato on brioche. Designed with counter and table seating -- including a large, 8-person farm table -- the space is bright and airy, yet homey enough to consider bringing your entire crew in for a casual BYOB Sunday brunch.

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4. Taproom on 19th 2400 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19145 (South Philadelphia)

Tap Room's beer-centric gastropub with seasonal fare all year round.

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5. The Treemont 231 South 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 (Center City West)

Chip Roman brings dry-aged Berkshire pork chops, chickpea fritters, deviled eggs with duck confit to Center City. Plus, there's happy hour every day (except Saturday) from 5-7pm.

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6. 2nd Story Brewing 117 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Old City)

This Old City brewery has a passion for craft beer, which you can see on the second (get it?!) story of the building.

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