It's time to celebrate the all-American favorite comfort food. National Burger Month is here, the perfect excuse to delight in a perfect to-go meal of juicy patties sandwiched between two buns.
Whether you are looking for a vegetarian option or want a rustic version with cheese, Miami spots below hit all the marks with quick, portable options that won’t suffer from a takeout box or a little travel time. Prices do not include tax, delivery costs, or gratuity.
800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen2956 NE 199th St., Aventura
Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem's eatery in Aventura is offering a combo deal that includes a wood-fired burger with dry-aged beef, bacon jam, caramelized onion, aged white cheddar, and roasted garlic aioli, accompanied by fries ($20). Add a half-dozen wings for $20. The combo is available for pickup through May 31 and offered daily from noon to 9 p.m.
The Alley at the Betsy Hotel1433 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
This South Beach eatery may be known for its pizza, but its namesake burger is its best-kept secret. The Alley burger's patty is topped with a simple combination of tomato and cheese, and rests inside a garlic butter bun ($19). Pair it with the restaurant's signature bottled beer brew, Betsy Rosa, a classic Austrian copper lager ($7). Offered 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
Ariete3540 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove
Chef Michael Beltran is featuring his signature Chug burger for takeout and delivery. A homage to the chef's Cuban roots, two hefty double patties are topped with American cheese and pickles, and dressed in secret sauce. Your order comes with a side of fries ($13). Takeout and delivery are available daily from 3 to 8 p.m.
Blue Collar6730 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Blue Collar's burger tops a juicy prime dry-aged ground beef patty with melted cheese, crisp lettuce, tomato, and onion on a Portuguese muffin ($16). Takeout is offered daily from 3 to 10 p.m.
Cafe Bastille248 SE First St., Miami
Dig into Cafe Bastille's burger made with Angus beef, cheddar, tomato, arugula, pickled onions, and homemade remoulade-style sauce served on a brioche bun ($15). Take it up a notch with an add-on of foie gras and truffle fries ($24). Delivery available daily from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Carrot ExpressVarious locations
Carrot Express is offering a red quinoa burger ($13.95) for takeout and delivery. The burger is made with sundried tomatoes, basil, and shiitake; served with spicy mayo on a toasted multigrain bun. Pair your burger with one of the eatery's fresh-pressed juices, immune-boosting shots, or salads. Delivery hours vary by location.
Planta South Beach850 Commerce St., Miami Beach
The Planta burger patty is made with beans, oats, and veggies. It's then topped with homemade queso, dill pickles, lettuce, tomato, mustard, and chipotle aioli, and accompanied by a side of tajin fries ($19.95). For an added touch of flavor, choose toppings of shaved truffle or homemade cashew truffle nut cheese. Takeout and delivery available Tuesday through Sunday from 3 to 9 p.m.
Rare Burger at the Citadel8300 NE Second Ave., Miami
Husband and wife duo Leslie Ames and Sebastian Fernandez from 33 Kitchen offer a list of options including a classic burger made with Wagyu beef and topped with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and homemade chipotle mayo. The burger is served on a buttered toasted bun ($10). Choose from sides of french fries, onion rings or sweet potato fries ($5 each). Takeout and delivery in eco-friendly boxes are available Thursday through Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 7 p.m.
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