Welcome to the USA, we know you can have incredible Hamburgers all over this great country, you just have to know where to look. Sometimes, you want the most unassuming joints which hold the biggest secrets, or perhaps you seek a burger with a modern twist or maybe that classic steakhouse burger? Whatever you seek, it's a given that locals know best, and there's a good reason for that. When it comes to Bellevue Burgers, awesome is an understatement and we have identified those hidden gems, out-of-the-way locations, and iconic steakhouses in this edition of the Insider's Edge! We urge you to share your own personal experiences and to help us to continue our quest to share the top Bellevue Burgers!


 

CLASSIC BELLEVUE BURGER JOINTS

 

 

Broiler Bay 
10636 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 646-3474

Offering a classic charbroiled burger, It’s divey, greasy, and oh so good!  A hidden gem off of Main and 106th, Broiler Bay has stood the test of time.


Burgermaster Drive-In 
10606 NE Northup Way, Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 827-9566

At Bellevue’s Burgermaster you can drive right up and have your order delivered right to your car, the carhop will bring the tray right to your car window. Known for more than just burgers like pancakes, omelets, Dungeness crab melts, fish sandwiches, and sundaes, but most people come for those tasty burgers, made from high-quality grass-fed beef.


Burger Brawler 
500 Bellevue Way NE Fl 2, Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 362-6082

Located in Lincoln Square’s iconic food hall. Featuring dry-aged Chopped prime steak burgers + hand cut gravy fries with a full bar and tap room.


Wayback Burgers 
1645 140th Ave NE Suite B6, Bellevue, WA 98005 - (425) 644-1300

Comfort Food, to say the least, try the double bacon burger or impossible burger, they welcome you to customize your burgers. Also offering mac and cheese bites or hand-made chips.


Great State Burgers
575 Bellevue Square, Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 534-2345

A Washington State original located in Bellevue Square featuring locally sourced organically raised, grass-fed, grass-finished beef topped off with their famous state sauce and CRINKLE-CUT FRIES!

 

 

BURGER JOINTS WITH A TWIST

 

 

Lunchbox Lab
989 112th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 505-2676

Let the Burger experiments begin! This true build-your-burger experience features endless beef options, unique bun choices, cheese, and interesting toppings. Try the Burger of the Gods with Kobe beef, crumbled bleu cheese, candied balsamic onions, and Super Gorgonzola Spread. Go big with the BAHN, JAMES BAHN* featuring Dork (Duck + Pork), pickled carrots, cucumber, daikon, fresh cilantro, and Sweet Chili Mayo.


Katsu Burger 
12700 SE 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006 - (425) 971-7228

Deep-Fried Goodness! Katsu Burger combines Japan's juicy Katsu-style fried meats with American-style burgers. Try the Ninja Deluxe with crispy Pork Loin Katsu, cheese, bacon, tonkatsu sauce, and Japanese mayo or the Spicy Godzilla Attack spicy crispy Beef Katsu, jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, tonkatsu sauce, and spicy mayo -- Bellevue's most ridiculous (in a good way) burger: the Mt. Fuji with beef, chicken, and pork patties, plus three types of cheese, an egg, bacon, and three different sauces.


Wibbley’s Burgers
2255 140th Ave. NE Bellevue, WA 98005 – (425) 747-7818

The fresh all-natural char-broiled unique flavor featuring classic burgers and unique offerings like the South of the Border, Century Pastrami, and Picante Burgers. Don’t miss the Garlic Parmesan and sweet potato fries!


Cloud Nine Burgers
5630 119th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98006 - (425) 747-4780

Located in the Newport Hills neighborhood of Bellevue, Cloud 9 features 13 unique burgers and 15+ kinds of milkshakes. Multiple bun choices highlighted by Pretzel and Brioche try the Sweet Rain Burger with bacon, cheese, avocado, fig jam & garlic aioli. Or the Aloha Burger cheese, pineapple, and teriyaki sauce.

 

 

JUST LOOKING FOR A BURGER & A BEER

 

 

Pumphouse Bar & Grill
11802 NE 8th Street Bellevue, WA  98005 - (425) 455-4110

A Bellevue Landmark, family-owned and operated since 1978. Famous for great burgers and their extensive line-up of Tap brews. Also offers a delicious pub-style breakfast daily.


Sam’s Tavern
931 108th Ave NE Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 502-8511

Awarded best burger in Washington State. Amazing Burger assortment including the popular Juicy Lucy, Chili Cheeseburger, and BBQ Blue Melt. Don’t miss the over-the-top exceptional Bloody Mary’s.


Tavern Hall
505 Bellevue Square Bellevue, Washington 98004 - (425) 454-7500

The ultimate tavern experience with four shuffleboard tables and 30 flatscreen televisions. Try the Tavern Burger with smoked bacon, Mama Lil’s peppers, crispy fried onions, and tavern burger sauce or the Patty Melt with Mozzarella, fontina, white cheddar, housemade spicy dill pickles, bacon, tavern burger sauce, on toasted como bread.


520 Bar & Grill
10146 Main St Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 450-0520

Featuring the Bellevue signature 520 Burger, the 1/2-pound fresh ground burger is flamed grilled & juicy. Topped with lettuce, onion, and tomato with a choice of swiss or cheddar. Or try the Flame grilled 1/2 lb Lamb Burger, topped with lettuce, onion, and

 

 

NEXT LEVEL ELEVATED BURGERS

 

 

John Howie
11111 NE 8th St #125, Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 440-0880

Located at the Shops at Bravern, John Howie features a USDA Prime Beef Bacon Cheeseburger with a 10oz. wt. ground prime chuck & short rib patty, Beecher's reserve cheddar, Kurobuta bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle & drive-in sauce on the house-baked sweet roll.


Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi
Lincoln Square South - 10400 NE 4th St Ste 3100, Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 625-2080

Have a Burger with an unreal panoramic view, from the 31st floor of Lincoln Square Ascend to the Steakhouse Wagyu Burger or the Ascend Truffle Burger.


El Gaucho Bellevue
450 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 -  (425) 455-2715

A truly iconic destination steakhouse prepares this juicy half-pound fresh ground filet on their one-of-a-kind charcoal grill in an open exhibition-style kitchen served with focaccia bread and topped with thick bacon strips, Cheddar, onion, tomato, and lettuce.


Daniel’s Broiler
10500 Northeast 8th Street (Hyatt Regency), Bellevue, WA 98004 - (425) 462-4662

Located on the iconic 21st floor of the Bank of America building in the Bellevue Place complex, guests enjoy stunning views of the Olympic Mountains, downtown Bellevue from this traditional steakhouse favorite. Daniel’s Prime Cheeseburger is a custom ground USDA Prime serves with bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onions on a Schwartz Brothers Bakery organic bun.