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Best Burgers In OC

These establishments not only serve up classic American burgers, but also put a new spin on beef, turkey, pork and vegetarian varieties. Whether you want to enjoy a darn good cheeseburger or want to step out of your comfort zone in search of a new favorite burger, these places are sure to please.
Peter's Gourmade Grill
14311 Newport Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 832-2099

With 10 different burger creations to choose from, you are likely to find a combination with your name on it. Some of the exceptional variations are the ABC Burger, which features bacon and avocado. The Rammer is another must-try with pastrami served on top of the beef patty on a brioche bun. The restaurant also features a veggie burger. Take a look at the entire menu here.

The Burnt Truck
Orange County, CA
(949) 421-8900

In addition to a classic cheeseburger made with a special avocado spread, The Burnt Truck serves unique, yummy sliders infused with a variety of flavors and cuisines that change each week. Some of the sliders that will please your taste buds include fried chicken, Vietnamese pork, beef dip, sloppy joe, vegetarian, meatball and Korean BBQ. Tater tots and french fries are available, as well as the chef's daily special. To check out future truck locations and new menu developed each week, be sure to check out the homepage of the website.

7561 Center Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 895-2800

Grinderz adheres to keep it simple and serves up tasty burger selections for meat and veggie lovers alike. The burgers are paired with beer-battered fries for a mouth-watering combination. The menu also consists of sweet potato fries, onion rings, craft beers on tap, Pabst Blue Ribbon by the pint, and pitcher and a variety of soft drinks and tea.

Related: Best BLTs In OC

Mick's Karma Bar
2010 Main St.
Irvine, CA 92614
(949) 851-6316

This place is known for the Karma Burger. This is the restaurants version of the American sirloin burger. With options like "The Habanero Burger," and "The Sweet Basil N' Chiles Burger," Mick's Karma Bar is the go-to spot for burger lovers. The signature "Strawberry Basil Lemonade" is just another reason to come back. Stay posted on what satisfying dishes are being served each week at Mick's Karma Bar on Facebook and Twitter.

Baby's Badass Burgers
Orange County, CA
(866) 622-2297

Baby's Badass Burgers dishes out delicious beef, turkey, pork and vegetarian burgers with fun names, like "Original Beauty," "The Bombshell," "Cover Girl," "Cougar," "All American Girl" and "Au Naturale." Visited by celebs such as Gwenyth Paltrow, Charlie Hunnam, Jay Leno, Kathy Griffin and Ann Heche, the food truck has developed a popular following. In addition to delectable burgers, "Pig Tails" (curly fries), "Sweetie Pie Fries" (sweet potato fries), chips, special sauces, toppings and drinks are served. Keep abreast of where the food truck will be parked in OC next on the website.

Related: Best Taco Trucks In Orange County

Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at

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