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Tourists believe that Chicago is known for its deep dish pizza and hot dog restaurants, but locals know the truth: We're a burger town. You'd be hard-pressed to find a menu within city limits that doesn't feature a burger, whether it's a fine dining establishment or one of the busiest Wrigleyville bars. The best burgers in Chicago are messy and piled high with indulgent toppings, like caramelized onions, thick-cut bacon and ooey-gooey cheese. Whether you like your patties thin and griddled or you prefer a thick, juicy hunk of meat, there's something on the list of the best burgers in Chicago for every carnivore. Prepare to drool: These are the 26 best burgers in Chicago.
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