10 Best Burger Joints in Wisconsin

It should come as no surprise that the state known for its cheese also has spectacular cheeseburgers. Whether you’re more of a hamburger or cheeseburger fan, you’re sure to love any of these ten best burger joints in Wisconsin.

Sobelman’s Pub and Grill, Milwaukee, WI

Sobelman’s Pub and Grill is a Milwaukee legend. This thriving pub now has three locations in metro Milwaukee, starting with its original location on St. Paul Ave, but whichever one you visit, you’re sure to get what you’re looking for: an amazing burger.

Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry, Madison, WI

Don’t let the name fool you - Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry isn’t a dumpling restaurant. It happens to be one of the most outstanding burger joints you’ll find in all of Wisconsin. Stop into this family-owned gem for a burger you’ll never forget.

Al’s Hamburger, Green Bay, WI

There’s nothing like a nice vintage hamburger shop, and that’s what you’ll find at Al’s Hamburger. This quaint little restaurant has been around since 1934, and to all of our good fortune, it’s not done serving up delicious burgers yet.

Court’nhouse Bar & Grill, Eau Claire, WI

If you’re cruising through Eau Claire and the mood strikes for a burger, you won’t find a better one than the burger at Court’nhouse Bar & Grill. With a classic bar indoors and a relaxed patio outdoors, this local joint is especially perfect for a summer dinner.

The Mad Apple Burger & Billiard Co, Appleton, WI

Despite its name, there’s no way you can be mad at the Mad Apple Burger & Billiard Co. Once your taste buds come into contact with this chill local spot’s spectacular burgers, you won’t be able to stop smiling.

Captain Mike’s Beer & Burger, Kenosha, WI

If you’re on a journey for a spectacular burger, steer your ship directly toward Captain Mike’s. This burger joint is renowned for its lineup of creative burgers, each one more delicious than the last, but don’t forget to complete your meal with Captain Mike’s famous mac and cheese.

Bucketheads Sports Bar and Grill, Rhinelander, WI

Bucketheads is a Rhinelander original that will always hold a special place in this town’s heart. It’s been a popular spot to take in any sporting event while enjoying a truly phenomenal burger for over 15 years, and it has never lost that rustic hometown bar feel.

Bob and Randy’s, Wausau, WI

Every Wausau local knows that Bob and Randy’s is the ultimate place in town for a great burger. It’s best known for its mouthwatering 421 Burger, but there are plenty of other concoctions on the menu too so you can find the perfect fit for your favorite flavors.

Howie’s on La Crosse, La Crosse, WI

Howie’s is everyone’s favorite hangout in La Crosse. Whether you’re looking for a place to catch the game or catch up with friends, Howie’s has been hosting it all with incredible burgers to boot for over 75 years.

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2nd Street Bistro, Ashland, WI

2nd Street Bistro is the classic American bistro that will please even the pickiest of eaters. Along with a cozy and friendly atmosphere, 2nd Street Bistro offers a delectable Market Burger that’s famous throughout Ashland.

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