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Get these top 5 Houston burgers delivered to your door for National Burger Day

Hamburgers are among America's most popular foods, even without their own day of recognition. But National Burger Day, May 28, is a good day to indulge and also serves as an unofficial start to the summer season.

If you don’t feel like firing up your own grill — and would prefer to have your burgers delivered fresh to your door, instead — Hoodline's got you covered. We crunched the numbers to find the top options for burgers around Houston, using a combination of data from food delivery service Grubhub and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the city's best options for delivery. 


1. The Burger Joint

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Topping the list is The Burger Joint. Located at 2703 Montrose Blvd., the casual eatery is the most popular spot for burgers in Houston, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,828 ratings on Grubhub

This local spot specializes in handcrafted burgers made with 100% Angus beef, made to order and served on a toasted bun. 

On the menu, look for variations like the Classic with lettuce, tomato, pickles and onion; or the BBQ with caramelized onions, onion rings, bacon and cheddar. If you're feeling a little adventurous, check out the Kimchi burger with a fried egg and garlic mayo. (You can view the full menu here.)

2. Onion Creek Cafe

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Next up is Onion Creek Cafe, situated at 3106 White Oak Drive. With 4.5 stars out of 45 ratings on Grubhub, the spot to score burgers and more has proven to be a local favorite.

Founded in 2002, this bar and restaurant features an array of burger concoctions, like the Lampasas with white cheddar, jalapeño relish, bacon and avocado; or the Hipster with goat cheese, cider caramelized onions, avocado, sprouts and Sriracha mayo. If you're going meatless, check out the Black Bean Betty with smoked provolone, kale pesto and pickled red onion. (Take a peek at the full menu here.)

3. Bernie's Burger Bus

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Bernie's Burger Bus, located at 2200 Yale Street, is another top choice, with Grubhub diners giving the burger joint four stars out of 172 ratings. It also has outposts in Bellaire and Katy. 

On the menu, look for signature burgers like the Homeroom with bacon, cheddar, "tipsy" onions, a fried egg and chipotle aioli; or La Maestra composed of pepper jack, jalapeños, Texas Juke sauce and candied bacon. (You can take a look at the full menu here.) 

4. Cafe Express

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Located at 1422 W Gray St., Cafe Express — a spot to score burgers and more — is another go-to, with four stars out of 229 ratings on Grubhub

This locally owned mini-chain, which has multiple locations throughout Houston and in Dallas, features an assortment of burger-inspired options. Look for variations like the California with sliced avocado, roasted artichoke hearts and tomatoes; or a burger topped with Swiss cheese, sautéed bella mushrooms, lettuce and tomato. (See the full menu here.)

5. BuffBurger

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Last but not least, BuffBurger, located at 1540 W. Alabama St., is another top choice, with Grubhub reviewers giving the burger destination 3.5 stars out of nine ratings.

The Texas-based BuffBurger, which has three area outposts, features more than a dozen signature burger offerings. Anticipate selections like the Truffle with truffle cheese, caramelized onions, truffle frisee and truffle aioli; or The Brit made with mango chutney, cheddar, bacon, arugula and curry mayo. Hungry yet? (Take a peek at the full menu here.)


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