Tops in Town – Burgers

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Burger Dude Reviews

myBurbank reviews different burgers in Burbank. Our staff picks burgers that they would like to review and do not tell the owner or staff in advance to get the best possible result on a daily basis for our readers. Our reviewer (The Burger Dude) will then rate the burger into one or four categories: Tops In Town (Outstanding), On The Marquee (Really Good), Could Use A Rewrite (Average or Slightly Below) and Don’t Quit Your Day Job (Poor). Any burger that achieves a “Tops in Town” rating will receive a framed certificate announcing their selection. If you are an owner and do not feel your review is fair, please email us at and we will consider another trip in at a time or our choosing.

What makers a good burger? According to our ‘Burger Dude’ it’s an easy question but tough to answer. “There are some major components such as the meat (handmade patties are ALWAYS preferable to frozen, preformed), then there is the bun (never want to have a self destructing bun or one that is to small for the burger). Cheese is important (a good cheddar!) and the condiments needs to bring out the flavor (what you don’t want is a salad on your burger).  All that together with price, atmosphere, accompaniments and all around vibe (yes, I said vibe!) are all part of the experience of looking forwards to a great burger.  I will tell it as I taste it and will hold no punches for anyone anywhere!”

Below are the burgers that we have reviewed  – listed by category

Burger Dude's Tops in Town (Outstanding)

ReviewsNameLocationOutside ViewThe Burger!
ReviewBea Bea's Cafe2315 W. Victory Blvd.
ReviewForman's10149 Riverside Drive in Toluca Lake

ReviewGranville Cafe121 N. San Fernando
ReviewOlive's Bistro2011 W. Olive Ave – Located inside Coast Anabelle Hotel
ReviewBurbank Pub2013 Burbank Blvd.
ReviewThe Hollywood Way1333 N. Hollywood Way
ReviewThe New Deal3501 W Magnolia Blvd.
ReviewV Boulevard Cafe1608 Victory Blvd. in Glendale
ReviewFinney's Crafthouse164 E Palm Ave.
ReviewMorrison3821Magnolia Blvd.
ReviewBrews Brothers3000 W. Olive Ave.

Burger Dude's Tops in Town Chili Cheesburgers

Tops in TownNameLocationOutside ViewThe Burger!
ReviewLarry's Chili Dogs3122 Burbank Blvd.


Burger Dude's On The Marquee (Really Good)

ReviewsNameLocationOutside ViewThe Burger!
ReviewCafé Olla2315 W. Victory Blvd.
ReviewChezz Burger2627 N. Hollywood Way at Terminal A (Hollywood Burbank Airport)
ReviewFosters Freeze201 South Glenoaks
ReviewHill Street Cafe3301 North Glenoaks Blvd.
ReviewLunch Box2627 N. Hollywood Way at Terminal A (Hollywood Burbank Airport)
ReviewMagnolia Grille10530 W Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood
ReviewPaty's10001 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake
ReviewSmoke House4420 Lakeside Dr.
ReviewStory Tavern150 S. San Fernando Blvd.
ReviewTally Rand1700 W. Olive Ave.
ReviewThe Castaway1250 E Harvard Rd.
ReviewBurgers N’ Smiles3917 Riverside Drive

Burger Dude's Could Use A Rewrite (Average or Slightly Below)

Tops in TownNameLocationOutside ViewThe Burger!
ReviewAnother Broken Egg Cafe250 E. Olive Ave.
ReviewApollo Char-Burger Grill401 North Glenoaks Blvd.
ReviewBarney's Beanery250 N. First St.
ReviewChamps Sports Pub4103 Burbank Blvd.
ReviewCoral Cafe3321 Burbank Blvd.
ReviewCourtside Café1515 N. Glenoaks - Inside Burbank Tennis Center
ReviewEat 'N Park2517 W Victory Blvd
ReviewJoe's Great American Bar & GrillMIA
ReviewLancers697 N. Victory Blvd.
ReviewThe Great Grill126 North San Fernando Blvd.

Burger Dude's Don’t Quit Your Day Job (Poor)

Tops in TownNameLocationOutside ViewThe Burger!
ReviewCorner Cottage310 S. Victory Blvd.
ReviewRibs USA2711 Olive Ave.