1) Roam Artisan Burgers, 1923 Fillmore St (Lower Pacific Heights)
Roam commits to the “farm to table” style of building burgers with the option to customize. Its ingredients have been selectively sourced from a specific group of purveyors. It focuses on using sustainable meats and produce. Roam even offers kombucha on tap as well as homemade sodas. Not only is Roam Artisan Burgers delicious, fun, and family-friendly, but it is eco-conscious too!
2) Super Duper Burgers, 721 Market St (Financial District/Union Square)
“Fast food burgers. Slow food values.” Super Duper focuses on quality ingredients without compromise. In fact, Super Duper works with local artisans, designers, and sign painters to reduce its carbon footprint. Quality and sustainability go beyond the food there. There are no trash cans at Super Duper! Recycling and compost is the way to go here. That should give you an idea of how fresh and wholesome the ingredients are. Also, Super Duper’s free pickles on the side are phenomenal!
3) Pearl’s Deluxe Burgers, 708 Post St (Lower Nob Hill)
Pearl’s is a counter-service joint that serves a wide array of delicious burgers from vegetarian to turkey all the way to buffalo. The burgers are enormous and are made to order however you want it cooked. In fact, Pearl’s is also renowned for its top-notch customer service. Although it can get crowded, it is most definitely worth the wait!
4) Mo’s, 1322 Grant Ave (North Beach/Telegraph Hill)
Mo’s has earned itself the title of a true “hidden gem.” It is more than just a gourmet burger joint that also serves breakfast and other lunch specialty items. Best part? Mo’s grinds its own meat so you know the meat is super fresh. Not to mention, the burgers come with your choice of fries, salad, cup of chili, cup of soup, cole slaw, or salad! Is all of the above an option?
5) Jenny’s Burgers, 1233 9th Ave (Inner Sunset)
Although Jenny’s Burgers is a tiny shop, its burgers are the big on quality. Packed full of flavor and cooked on a rotating flame-broiled grill, Jenny’s Burgers is a must try. It even has a condiment bar! Hello unlimited jalapeños and BBQ sauce… Perfect for a quick bite to eat and knocking out those unbearable burger cravings. Try the sautéed mushrooms on top of your burger for that extra kick!