Time and time again, the classic hamburger beats out over many other choices on a menu. So much so that the gourmet burger joint has become its own genre for diners. Here are our current tops:
This interesting concept is all about custom orders. Customers pick the type of burger they want and take a seat — and before you know it, it’s on the table and delicious. Great service and very attentive staff. There is a bar as well.
2033 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
11055 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
It is all about the counter service, but this grill in the midst of Agritopia — an urban farm in the heart of Gilbert — is unique and does have all of the great accompaniments a great burger place should have.
3000 E. Ray Rd., Gilbert
This was one of the local original gourmet burger joints — fast, yet truly gourmet. Each burger is made to order and can be customized to the most discerning or eclectic taste. Finest ingredients make up these clever combos.
2502 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix
15257 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale
344 N. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert
Picture: Blanco Burger at Zinburger