10 of the Best Burgers in Phoenix

There’s nothing quite like biting into a big, juicy burger after a long day on the lake. Phoenix is home to some of the best burger joints in the country. From Glendale to Scottsdale and everywhere in between, here are our top 10 recommendations.

  1. Scorpion Bay Grill - 10970 Peninsula Blvd, Morristown, AZ 85342

    Burger to try: Cowboy—House-made BBQ, brown sugar, onion rings, bacon, cheddar, lettuce and tomato

  2. Rehab Burger Therapy - 7210 E 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

    Burger to try: Hatch Burger—Burger hidden under a grilled hatch chili blanket, covered with melted cheddar and served with a side of chipotle aioli

  3. The Stand - 3538 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018

    Burger to try: Big Kahuna—100% House ground beef, crisp leaf lettuce, fresh sliced tomato, fresh sliced onion, kosher dill pickles, homemade stand sauce, pineapple, thick cut bacon & honey lava sauce

  4. Burger Theory - 4401 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85008

    Burger to try: The Classic—American cheese, grilled onions, tomato, lettuce, pickles, KGB sauce

  5. Matty G’s - 1958 E Brown Rd, Mesa, AZ 85203

    Burger to try: The All-Star—Two steak burger patties, Matty G's fry sauce, Applewood smoked bacon, American cheese, grilled onions, lettuce and tomato

  6. Paradise Valley Burger - 4001 E Bell Rd #102, Phoenix, AZ 85032

    Burger to try: Country Fried Burger—Lightly fried beef, jalapeno/thyme reduction, lettuce, tomato and fried onion

  7. Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co. - 201 E Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

    Burger to try: Peanut Butter and Jalapeño Jelly Burger—House peanut butter spread, jalapeno jelly, white cheddar cheese and thick cut bacon

  8. Aioli Burger - 10652 N 32nd St, Phoenix, AZ 85028

    Burger to try: California Burger—Pepper jack cheese, chipotle aioli, avocado and a sunny-side egg on top

  9. Zinburger - 2502 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016

    Burger to try: Zinburger—Manchego cheese, Zinfandel braised onion, lettuce and mayo

  10. Rocket Burger and Subs - 12038 N 35th Ave #2, Phoenix, AZ 85029

    Burger to try: New York Burger—Pastrami, swiss, coleslaw and rocket sauce

Scorpion Bay is Arizona’s premier floating playground, offering everything from daily pontoon and ski boat rentals to slips for harboring your yacht (or dinghy). Come for the fishing or come for the frolicking—either way, incredible mountain views, fantastic dining and world-class marina services await less than an hour out of Phoenix.