Best Burgers in the South
The Southern lifestyle magazine, Garden & Guns, has just compiled a list of the top burgers in the South. Four local restaurants made the list and these local favorites are some of the best in the entire south.
Farm Burger in Asheville is part of a small chain out of Atlanta, GA. There are 3 other locations currently - Decatur, GA, Berkeley, CA, and Dunwoody, GA. They offer a build-your-own style menu that focuses on locally-sourced ingredients and 100% grassfed beef. They also offer build your own salads and vegan burgers. Located on Patton Avenue, the outdoor seating area is a ideal for enjoying a meal and people watching.
Within walking distance from Farm Burger and in the heart of downtown, Ellington Loft is an exceptional property and the perfect place for those who want to be close to everything. It is luxurious and modern. With it's outstanding deck and gourmet kitchen, you may decide to stay in, make your own burgers, and eat al fresco while enjoying those amazing views.
The Newbridge Cafe is a charming local spot in Woodfin. Everything on the menu is hand prepared with fresh ingredients. While the exterior of the building might not be flashy or stand out, the food they prepare simply shines. Their burgers are traditionally prepared with 6oz of angus beef with optional hickory smoked bacon and cheddar cheese. The restaurant is a local’s favorite and the burger one of their most popular offerings.
Juicy Lucy’s is a local restaurant that serves and focuses on local, farm-fresh ingredients. They have an extensive menu with lots of options - pulled pork, baby back ribs, salads, wings, even several options for vegetarians. Of course, most people go for the burgers. Lots of choices for the simple build-your own burgers and their specialty burgers. Additionally, their signature burgers, Juicy Lucy burgers are cheese filled burgers and out-of-this-world!
The fourth local restaurant of the Garden & Gun magazine’s best burgers list is located on Main Street in Hendersonville. Black Rose Public House is an Irish pub with a full menu that includes a variety of American and Irish entrees including delicious burgers. Some favorite include the BBQ burger, the mushroom and onion, and the 3-pepper.
Nearby Pond View Guesthouse is a wonderful place to stay. This 1-bedroom cottage has a wonderful modern interior, a fantastic hot tub, and sits just a stones throw from a beautiful pond. It is located about 25 minutes from downtown Asheville and minutes from downtown Hendersonville. Close to DuPont Forest, it is a perfect homebase for hikers, mountain bikers, and bird watching enthusiasts.