The Burger Guide

 America’s favorite sandwich, the Burger. 

Here are some must try places to eat mouthwatering burgers in Orange County. 

Two cheeseburgers on black plate

Where to get Burgers in Orange County

The Burger Guide


A Restaurant

3334 W Pacific Coast Hwy
Newport Beach, CA 92663
(949) 650-6505

With its seasonally-inspired, contemporary new american menu, Chef Jonathan Blackford and his team showcase the restaurant’s relationships with many local farms and purveyors. His regularly changing menu consists of sophisticated dishes of land and sea that pair perfectly with A’s cozy, romantic and lively atmosphere. Visit our accolades page for a running tally of our accomplishments.



900 Bayside Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 721-1222

New American cuisine comes to life in this custom-designed location overlooking the harbor in Newport Beach, California. Award-winning Executive Chef Paul Gstrein brings culinary drama to his inventive dishes for lunch, dinner and the enormously popular Champagne Sunday Brunch. Lunch, dinner or brunch dining may all be enjoyed al fresco on our wrap-around patio, made comfortable with built-in heaters and sun drapes.

Burger Lounge

Costa Mesa

279 East 17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 764-1780


8553 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 450-0440

We’re just a neighborhood burger joint. Nothing more, nothing less. We set out to make hamburgers, and wanted them to taste good. Novel idea, right? We figured if our recipes were simple and we used only the best ingredients, you’d get crisp textures, pure flavors, and a burger that’s refreshingly uncomplicated. Turns out, that’s the best way to create a bunch of different meals.

Burger Monster (Food Truck)

1500 E Cerritos Ave
Anaheim, CA 92805
(714) 886-9627

We strive to conceptualize, through our menu, the origins of the food truck boom. Continuously elevating and creating unique culinary interpretations, resulting in a refined and more demanding experience among Burger loving Monsters. With a significant focus on freshness and quality, Burger Monster sought to hand craft each burger. Using all-natural Angus Chuck beef, sweet-buttery brioche buns baked each morning, our own salt and pepper blend, and each sauce made from scratch, Burger Monster achieves the standards of quality our guest deserve.

Burger Parlor


204 N Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92832


149 N Glassell St
Orange, CA 92866

The Burger Parlor Mission
To provide the most consistent, flavorful burgers anywhere. Offer the happiest, most accommodating service and atmosphere to the best of our ability. Have the most unique offering of beverages & Belgium beers possible. A commitment to supporting local farmers, brewers, and anyone else that shares our same values. Remember that “Less is More”. We look at every guest as a lifelong friend, not just another customer. Make sure that every day we have fun, smile, and eat well.

Flemming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

455 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 720-9633

Experience our passion for seasonal ingredients, diverse selection and innovative flavor pairings. The finest in prime steak, fresh seafood and signature dishes await.


Huntington Beach
7561 Center Ave #53
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 895-2800

With our beefed-up burgers, to die for Turkey burgers, Veggie burgers, chicken burgers and Beer on tap, you’ll be COMING BACK for more…. this is GOOD MOOD FOOD for the whole family.


850 Avocado Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 718-0188

Gulfstream offers the freshest fish and North Pacific oysters shucked to order. Favorites include our True Dover Sole (available Thursday- Saturday) which is flown in from the North Atlantic, Cedar Plank Scottish Salmon, and Vince’s Fried Shrimp. For more terrestrial fare, try our USDA Prime ‘The Duke’ Filet Mignon or our Classic Cheeseburger with freshly ground chuck steak. Share a bottle from our list of hand-picked wines from California and further abroad or try one of our signature cocktails.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Newport Beach

311 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 640-2337


3030 El Camino Real
Tustin, CA 92782
(714) 505-2337

Supporting a sustainable local economy, nurturing the environment, preserving the craft of food artisans, and contributing to change that will one day make cleaner, more nutritious, better tasting burgers available to everyone!

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

5365 Alton Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 333-3758

Looking for the best restaurants in the OC? Come to MOOYAH Irvine and experience the best burgers in Orange County. Try one of our never-frozen Certified Angus Beef burgers, all natural turkey burgers, all natural chicken sandwiches or tenders, or black bean veggie burgers with a fresh-baked artisan or multigrain bun, or cut the carbs and make it an Iceburger. Add our hand-cut Idaho potato french fries and a real ice cream shake and you’ll see why people are calling MOOYAH the best burger in the OC.

Peter’s Gourmade Grill

14311 Newport Ave
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 832-2099

Today, the Gourmade Grill continues to offer the same simple and delicious food fashioned by Peter Stavos. We invite you to come by and enjoy our fare created with the same distinctive ingredients and the same time-honored receipts created long ago.

Silver Trumpet Restaurant & Bar

3350 Avenue of the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 442-8593

A symphony of flavors, seasonally driven menus, and the art of hospitality await you at the brand new Silver Trumpet Restaurant and Bar. Serving California cuisine, our restaurant in Costa Mesa is just steps away from the acclaimed Segerstrom Center for the Arts and a five minute stroll from the South Coast Plaza in an unrivaled lakeside dining experience. Discover a bold new explosion of culinary delights.

TAPS Fish House & Brewery


101 E Imperial Hwy
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 257-0101


2745 Lakeshore Dr
Corona, CA 92883
(951) 277-5800


13390 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92602
(714) 619-0404

Reminiscent of a grand old New Orleans or San Francisco brick warehouse, TAPS Fish House & Brewery in Brea Downtown has become a landmark in North Orange County. Inside, warm woods, hand crafted wrought iron and soaring ceilings create a feeling of upscale comfort. The restaurant offers a celebration of seafood and steaks, along with award-winning ales and lagers handcrafted in the European tradition. A connoisseur’s wine list recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine showcases a variety of wines from California’s best vintners. Enjoy the hospitality of the Manzella family with your choice of fine dining or the more casual, spacious bar and lounge. Stop in for a bite at the 21 seat oyster bar or a leisurely repast at TAPS’ Sunday Brunch Extravaganza. Private dining rooms available.

THE CUT Handcrafted Burgers

3831 Alton Pkwy #C
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 333-3434

When we launched as a food truck in 2014, our mission was to deliver simple burgers without all the gimmicks and overly complicated toppings. We partnered with Chef Andres Dangond (who has cooked all over the world including several Michelin-starred restaurants like Alinea and L2O in Chicago), and created a straightforward menu of signature handcrafted burgers made with all-natural, certified humane and free-range meats that are also hormone- and antibiotic-free.

The Riders Club Cafe

1701 N El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 388-3758

The Riders Club Cafe is working to unite quality and concept with budget and beer! We offer the best to our customers. This means buying quality meats, produce, and beverages, and making as much of it in-house as we can. We want you to be met with efficient and fun service. Our menu is limited to fewer items so we can manage these goals. Our beef burgers are ground daily in our shop and served with homemade condiments and house pickles; try our Quinoa Veggie burger with avocado, or yummy Club Salad and ask for a beer recommendation!

The Stand


5633 Alton Pkwy #200
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 262-9090

Newport Beach

1332 Bison Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 873-5332

Redefining today’s casual dining scene, The Stand delivers quality, speed and a diverse menu designed to meet everyone’s needs. We break fast-casual stereotypes by catering to both families and young millennials looking for unique, high quality classic American food, at an affordable price. Our menu consists of custom, made-to-order original burgers and grilled chicken sandwiches, as well as locally made sausages and hotdogs, all that can be enriched by a selection of more than 20 Stand-made toppings. We also have a large selection of salads, sides and veggies. We are American Classics Redefined.

TK Burgers

24902 Chrisanta Dr
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 588-7200

We pride ourselves on sticking to our roots and offering our customers great food, good value and preparing everything on site and cooked to order. We use only the finest ingredients available, blend our “Secret Sauce” on site and search out the freshest produce. Our meat is delivered daily, Ground to “TK” Specs and never frozen. Our signature buns are custom made by a local bakery, exclusively for TK Burgers Proprietary Use Only!

Troy’s Drive-In

404 Lincoln Ave
Orange, CA 92865
(714) 637-8631

Where We Are Passionate About Serving Up Some Of Your American Comfort Favorites & Gyros! “I STILL EAT A BURGER

Umami Burger


338 South Anaheim Boulevard
Anaheim , CA 92805
(714) 991-8626

Costa Mesa

2981 Bristol St Suite B-2
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 957-8626


527 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine , CA 92618
(949) 396-1830

The Umami Burger first dropped on Los Angeles in 2009, immediately becoming a must-try burger and positioning itself firmly on the city’s best restaurant lists, and the nation’s best burger lists. Since then, San Francisco, Chicago and New York have been Umamified, with 24 locations spanning the nation. In early 2017, we opened our first international location, bringing Umami Burger to the home of umami itself, Japan, with additional locations on the way.


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