Best Burger joints in Baltimore

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Best Burger joints in Baltimore

Along the tidal portion of the Patapsco River, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay is the largest city in the US state of Maryland, the city of Baltimore. After gradual decline in manufacturing, the city shifted its focus into a service oriented economy with the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University being the city's largest employers. This large community of medical professionals and students has one thing in common with other Americans - the love for burgers. Below are the top burger joints in the city.

Along the tidal portion of the Patapsco River, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay is the largest city in the US state of Maryland, the city of Baltimore. After gradual decline in manufacturing, the city shifted its focus into a service oriented economy with the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University being the city's largest employers. This large community of medical professionals and students has one thing in common with other Americans - the love for burgers. Below are the top burger joints in the city.

1. Abbey Burger Bistro

The yummy burgers served in this restaurant are made from Black Angus of Piedmont Ridge or lamb from Shenandoah Valley and then topped off with onion rings, chili and crab. Alternatively, you can have the restaurant's own special burger that is made with eggs, peanut butter and smoked bacon. The joint is located at 1041 Marshall Street.

2. Alonso's Restaurant

For $5, you can have Alonso's restaurant burger that is made with Roseda Beef and then served on a Kaiser roll with a choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato and an optional topping of applewood-smoked bacon. The burgers at this joint are widely renowned as the best in Baltimore.

3. Five Guys Burgers and Fries

All burgers from this joint are made to order and consists of two patties and free toppings. For the folks with peanut allergies, you need to be careful with these burgers. For the rest of us with no such allergies, these burgers will be the highlight of your day. They are cheap, made to order and very delicious.

4. Hamilton Tavern

The Crosstown Burgers in this restaurant are made with Roseda Farms beef, sticky bacon and eggs. They are served with house-made potato chips and completed with shredded iceberg lettuce, onion and cheddar. The restaurant is located at Hartford Road.

5. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Towering Onion Rings, Rr's Buzzard Wings, Triple S Riblets, Guacamole, Salsa & Chips, Just-in-quesadilla, Cheeseburger Con Queso etc. are some of the menus you will find at this restaurant. However, nothing beats the Natural Burger that is served at this restaurant at the affordable rate of $7.75.

Baltimore is generally a quiet neighborhood that does not attract a lot of major headlines in the media. However, that quietness belies the wealth of tourist friendly activities that go on in the city. If you are ever in the US, try to look out for the cities that are not regularly on the media - they are what makes US great!

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