Restaurants

Burgers in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Shake Shack

Expect a happy buzz despite line-out-the-door crowds at the indoor-outdoor LA outpost of New York superchef Danny Meyer's burger ‘n’ dog joint. Crowds throng for hormone- and antibiotic-free meats (chicken or mushro…
Burgers in Venice & Marina Del Rey

Humble Potato

A super-fun anime aesthetic animates this Japanese-inspired, not-quite-fast-food burger-and-sandwich joint between Marina del Rey and LAX. Order at the counter (our favorite burger, the supremely gooey Battle Royale…
Burgers in Venice & Marina Del Rey

Pono Burger

Chef Makani Gerardi's burgers go Hawaiian at this airy spot on up-and-coming Rose Ave. Top choices include the piku "fig" burger with caramelized fig jam, brie, bacon, hazelnuts, arugula and balsamic vinaigrette, an…
Burgers in Culver City & Mar Vista

Humble Potato

The Culver City branch of this shop that started in Westchester has the same menu but prices about 20% higher.
Burgers in West Hollywood & Mid-City

Hamburger Habit

The greasy burgers are middling at best, but the after-sundown scene, which may include restaurant sing-alongs and topless men dancing on tables, can be as unique as it is wonderful. If you time it right.
Burgers in Catalina Island

Eric's on the Pier

If you're in Avalon and are hungry for a burger, this is your place.