Orange sky, palm trees swaying, Kendrick on the speakers, and special sauce running down your wrist—this is a true Los Angeles moment. The burger scene has always been a Cali thing, and some would say it’s the epicenter of this particular food obsession. You can snag one from a walk-up, sit down at a classy bar for one, or pull up in the wheels to grab one to-go. From flat tops to renowned chefs, burgers simply are everywhere. The LA scene has exploded with new names in the Smashburger industry, adding a fresh arsenal to a list of elder legends, making the city unstoppable when it comes to one of America’s favorite foods. The following hit list is our favorite burgers in LA, and like all our lists, it is laid out in no particular order, *though we always mention our favorite.
In the multiverse of buns and patties, burgers come in many different preferred forms and all sorts of styles, the adventure is finding the answer that sufficiently fits your own burger palate—use this article as a compass to seek out your own favorite. One thing is certain, this list will never let you down, add it to your mobile bookmark settings for burger cravings when Hitting the Concrete in The City of Angels. Get saucy, get cheesy, double it up, and get after it.