Calling all burger lovers! We've searched high and low throughout the Stevens Point Area for where to find the best burgers in eight different categories, from best selection to most unique. Check out our list, then head out to satisfy your burger cravings. 


Header image from Mikey's

Best Overall Selections

Decisions, decisions, decisions! If you are looking for a large range of burgers to try, start at one of these locations. Good luck picking just one favorite!

  • Hilltop Pub and Grill, with over 10 already-created burgers, and infinitely more opportunities with a build-your-own option.

  • The Big Garlic, with an array of options each featuring the flavors of their house seasoning and toasted garlic butter. 

  • Monk's Bar & Grill, with their long list of options, including their ultimate and gourmet Monkburgers, as well as their plant-based and turkey burgers. 

Best Classic Burgers

Sometimes getting back to the basics is best. Keep it classic with burgers from the following locations:

  • Ambrosia Pub and Grill, where you can keep it as simple as a hamburger, or customize the classic to a double bacon cheeseburger.

  • Wooden Chair, where you'll find three options for burgers to make it easy to decide, without forgetting about flavor. 

  • Ruby Cafe, where you can't go wrong with their Ruby Family Beef Burger with aged white cheddar and all the fixings.

  • Amber Grill, where it doesn't get more classic than their Pub Burger with a beef patty, brioche bun, cheddar, pickles, onion, tomatoes, and hot mustard aioli.

Best Non-Meat Burgers

Is meat not on your agenda? Have no fear- the following locations have non-meat options to satisfy without sacrificing flavor!

  • Wicked Willow, whose fully vegan menu allows you to customize their Impossible Burger with nearly every topping you'd like.

  • Guu's on Main, where you can dig into their Black Bean Avocado Burger, topped with pico de gallo, avocado, & house-made jalapeno aioli. 

  • Mikey's Bar & Grill, where you can sub a veggie patty for any of their burgers at no additional cost.

Best Spicy Burgers

Wake up your taste buds with a burger packed with spice! If you think you can handle the heat, make a trip to the following locations:

  • Point After, whose Jalapeno Popper Burger is piled with jalapeño poppers for kick, and a side of hot sauce to push it to the limits.

  • Backwoods Bar & Grill, with their jalapeño and Jack Burger, loaded with sauteed jalapeños and pepper jack cheese.

Best Piled-High Burgers

The more flavor the better! For flavor stacked on flavor, check out the following locations and get ready for a BIG bite: 

  • Bullheads Bar and Grill, their Patty Melt is packed with a 1/2 pound of their fresh burger meat, served between rye bread, and sauteed with onions and swiss cheese. 

  • Whitetail Lanes, go for the popular Stella Burger featuring two 1/3 pound patties with double American cheese, onions, tomato, lettuce, mushrooms, and bacon. 

  • PJ's Restaurant, check out the Smashed Burger, complete with two 1/4-pound beef patties topped with American cheese, shredded lettuce, tomato, onion, and Thousand Island dressing. 

  • Brian & Wendy's Hiawatha, the Watha Western is loaded with 1/3 lb. burger topped with bacon, onion rings, Pepperjack and Cheddar cheese, and barbeque sauce.

Best Unique Burgers

Craving something you've never had before? Check out the following locations and discover your new favorite burger.

  • Rusty's Backwater Saloon, whose Surf and Turf Burger combines land and sea in the best way possible- by stuffing a patty and shrimp between two buns! (Don't skip their classic bloody mary!)

  • Final Score, go for the Big Pavelski for the 1/3 pound burger smothered with a special cheesy hollandaise along with fried onions and mushrooms. 

  • Jordan Bar, check out the Burger Brat combo, with a 1/3 pound burger patty and a brat patty topped with spicy brown mustard, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion. 

  • Sky Club, where you can find their delicious Bacon Bleu Burger, made with 2202 sauce, bacon strips, cheddar cheese, lettuce and tomato.

Best Unexpected Burgers

In the mood for burgers but don't know what you're looking for? Grab something unexpected from one of these great spots!

  • Wissota Chophouse, this steakhouse brings it with their Wissota Burger, featuring Wagyu beef, Nueske's bacon, and smoked blue cheese. 

  • Father Fats Public House, is known for serving small plates made for sharing, but you won't want to share their burger. The toppings change nightly based on what's in-season, and always delicious. 

  • Moose Family Center, you may be surprised to learn this spot serves up tasty burgers on select days. 


Hungry For More?

Scope out the best restaurants in the Stevens Point Area, or explore more food worth a taste here. When you head out for local flavor, be sure to tag @StevensPointArea and use #StevensPointArea on your Instagram photos to tell us your favorite dish and for a chance to be featured!