On Tuesday nights, Sprecher's offers a burger deal were you can get a burger and any of their beers or sodas for just $8. There's an extra $2 charge for some of the more massive burgs, but that's hardly a sticking point when it comes to these big, bold beauties.
The burgers at Karma would be solid if they weren't overcooked.
Located on the second floor of a hotel, this serene restaurant offers a couple great, classic burgers, but only at lunchtime.
Harley-Davidson's 110th anniversary party is this weekend. If you're in town for the party, a burger and some onion rings at the HD museum's main restaurant, Motor, is a good bet.
This Western-themed, jack-of-all-trades restaurant serves up super juicy burgers with lots of seasoning.
Popular Kenosha drive-ins The Spot and Big Star have similar burgers, but The Spot wins with better seared patties and better cheese.
If you're in the mood for an old fashioned, flame-broiled burger and a view of the Milwaukee River, John Hawk's Pub might be for you.
Head to this Belgian-themed restaurant to enjoy full-flavored burgers on a huge rooftop patio.
North Avenue Grill may not be the most famous diner around, but it should be. It's tiny, quaint, and the food is excellent on top of being extremely reasonably priced.
Next time I go to Famous Dave's I'll stick to barbecue and tried-and-true sides. Unless you really can't decide between a burger or barbecue, I suggest doing the same.
This brand new bar in a nightlife hotspot focuses their menu on burgers with unusual toppings and bold flavors.
Stubby's big pub burgers try to be fancy-pants but come up a bit short, especially for the price.
This Irish bar tops their bland burgers with other meats for flavor, but the burgers just turn into a big mess.
Stonefly Brewery may be best known for their weekend brunch, bur don't miss their big, messy burgers and inventive bar food.
The burgers at this sports bar are nice to look at, but they taste pretty bland. Stick with wings and appetizers.
Benno's burgers are exactly what your grandma would have cooked up for you as a kid, in all the best ways possible. Make sure to go on Wednesdays for $5 Burger Night.
During Mason Street Grill's Sunday-only burger nights, you can choose from four of the best and least talked about burgers in the city.
In reading many of the Wicked Hop's reviews on Yelp, a theme appeared: The Bloody Marys are great, but the food and service, bluntly, suck. So are they really just riding the wave of their one signature drink and hip location? Not so, I found. In fact, my experience was practically opposite of the predominant opinions on Yelp. I didn't like the bloody, and both the burgers and service were pretty good.
The Capital Grille has a pretty good steakhouse rep here in Milwaukee and, from what I can tell, at their other locations as well. Too bad their signature cheeseburger made of ground sirloin, bacon, and sweet onion fell flat on its face.
When some of your group wants burgers, and some want brats (and everyone wants Schlitz!), get everyone what they want at the Milwaukee Brat House.