Best 7 Burger Places in Richmond

Source: Yelp

Almost everyone loves a good burger— or a veggie burger. Why is that? Well, because burgers are delicious, and they’re a very easily personalized food. That’s why you can find a restaurant serving them in every city, and Richmond is no different.

If you’d like to find a good burger in this city, you’ve come to the right place. And if you want to buy a gift card to a burger place in Richmond, GiftYa is the perfect choice!

GiftYa is a company that allows you to send a completely virtual gift card to a friend via an app. After setting up the card to their credit or debit card, your friend will be able to automatically use the gift card that way, without having to bring anything extra with them. 

If your friend is one of the many people in the world that always appreciates a quality burger, and they happen to live in or be traveling to Richmond sometime soon, buying them a GiftYa would be a great idea!

Carytown Burgers and Fries

If you’d like to eat a delicious burger in a beautiful part of Richmond, Carytown is just the place!

As more and more people get vaccinated in the United States, a lot of restaurants have been able to return to a relative normal. Carytown Burgers and Fries has been able to do so, while still staying on the safe side by keeping their staff masked. Image courtesy of Instagram.

3449 W Cary St | Richmond | carytownburgers.com

With a menu that keeps improving and a staff devoted to making sure you enjoy your meal, Carytown Burgers and Fries is definitely worth a visit. It’s open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day except Fridays and Saturdays, when the restaurant remains open until 10 p.m.

The building has been standing in Carytown— an area of Richmond known for its shopping and dining —since 1814, and the restaurant itself has been there since 1999 after it was started by a man named Mike Barber! 

Going to a restaurant with some history in a city with so much history surrounding it could be just the thing to complete your trip! They have vegetarian options in addition to their wide array of burgers, as well as a kid’s menu and chicken sandwiches. They also cater!

“This is definitely a great place for a great, no-frills burger experience.  I love to eat out on their patio on a nice, warm Saturday afternoon before traipsing around Carytown.” - Yelp Review

Buy a GiftYa for Carytown Burgers and Fries

Station 2

With a new, unique burger every month and fantastic drinks, this place will always be a great visit!

A new, special kind of burger on display every month, always paired with Station 2’s signature chips. Not just a burger, but a complete meal. Image courtesy of Instagram.

2016 E Main St | Richmond | station2richmond.com

For the entire week, Station 2 stays open from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., so you can really buy a burger at any time of day here except for breakfast! And speaking of their burgers, they offer so many choices that you could probably eat here more than once a day!

In fact, you may not be able to come here in the early morning, but they do serve brunch! They also have desserts, including the very popular adult milkshakes, salads, starters, gourmet, and griddle-pressed burgers.

You can order from Station 2 for pick-up online, or else just eat in the restaurant! The building used to be a firehouse, hence the name!

“This was a great place to dine at for a casual late night dinner. Due to covid-19, most places in Richmond closed at 8-9:00pm and since I eat usually later than normal people, I found this place to be a perfect fit!” - Yelp Review

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Citizen Burger Bar

A great restaurant that you can be sure is keeping things COVID safe.

A beautiful location to sit and dine at, with all the proper precautions in place, of course. Masks and social distancing are still currently in place here at Citizen Burger Bar. Image courtesy of Instagram.

2907 W Cary St | Richmond | citizenburgerbarrva.com 

Citizen Burger Bar takes COVID regulations and guest safety very seriously so you can feel secure while you dine there. They also take care with their ingredients and primarily use things from the Richmond area to make their delicious food!

As far as the food goes, you can order online for takeout or go in person to eat at Citizen Burger Bar! While the star of their menu is the custom and specialty burgers, there are also choices of appetizers and salads, as well as a dessert section. And, if you’re in the mood for a sandwich and not a burger, try the chicken sandwich or grilled cheese!

This restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, and 11:30 a.m. until 12:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. However, the kitchen closes at 10 p.m. every day of the week, so if you want a burger and not just drinks, you’ll have to stop in before then!

“Honestly, this was the most fantastic burger I have ever had.  Fried pickle on top and great onion rings on the side. We'll make it a priority to be back next time we visit Richmond.  Thanks for the good food and service!” - Yelp Review

Citizen Burger Bar doesn’t happen to be supported by GiftYa, but it still definitely deserved a spot on this list!

Beauvine Burger Concept

Try an artisan burger here, whether you eat it indoors, outdoors on the patio, or take it to-go!

Sometimes french fries are better being put inside your burger than left on the side! At Beauvine Burger Concept, they have countless burgers that are stacked full of delicious ingredients. Image courtesy of Instagram.

1501 W Main St | Richmond | beauvineburger.com

Beauvine Burger Concept is open every day of the week from 11 a.m. until midnight. Brunch hours are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, happy hour is strictly for outdoor dining and takes place on weekdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., which will be the perfect time to try their popular beverages!

Luckily, the outdoor seating at this restaurant is a patio with both heating and covering, which remains open until 11 p.m. Beauvine Burger Concept has some indoor and bar seating available, too, as well as curbside pick-up and takeout, so you can come to this restaurant no matter your COVID comfort level. 

Rest assured that no matter what method you choose, however, that your safety is being carefully considered. Their menu has been carefully considered, too with artisan and build-your-own burger options in addition to the other foods they serve.

“Their boozy milkshakes and duck fries are absolutely delicious. Any burger would be a good choice to get. I usually build my own burger. I definitely recommend this place.” - Yelp Review

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Boulevard Burger and Brew

Great burgers and great beer, because what’s a good meal without a good drink!

Not all burgers here are served with a knife through the top— sometimes it’s a toothpick instead. Gotta keep all those great ingredients together! Image courtesy of Instagram.

1300 N Blvd | Richmond | boulevardburgerandbrew.com

Not only does Boulevard Burger and Brew serve great burgers, but as you might’ve guessed, the beverages are pretty great, too! Come on down for a craft beer or a “boozy milkshake” to go along with your meal.

And that meal can include more than just a burger, too! There are salads, starters, as well as an entire section of white meat sandwich options and vegetarian ones, too! Even if you’re not a burger enthusiast, you could probably find something to enjoy here.

Boulevard Burger and Brew is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and on Friday and Saturday it stays open for an extra hour until 10 p.m. You can get takeout from here, order catering, or dine-in. 

The restaurant is currently at 50% seating capacity indoors, but it has outdoor patio seating when the weather allows it.

“My husband said his burger was the perfect harmony between sweet and savory. The apple and apple preserves paired well with the avocado and beef. We really liked this place & if you are a beer drinker, they offer a large variety on tap.” - Yelp Review

Boulevard Burger and Brew isn’t supported by GiftYa, but you can still support this restaurant by eating a great meal there!

Secret Sandwich Society

This shop sells all kinds of sandwiches, and that, of course, includes burgers! And what delicious burgers they are.

The Secret Sandwich Shop offers far more than just burgers, as the name may imply. But the burgers that they do serve are absolutely delicious! Image courtesy of Instagram.

501 E Grace St | Richmond | secretsandwichsociety.com 

This restaurant truly has everything that comes between two slices of bread— all different kinds of bread, too, even waffles! Every kind of sandwich is available here, and so of course there’s an entire section of the menu devoted to burgers!

There are also shareable plates, however, and salad bowls, as well as some dessert options. In addition, there are entirely separate menus for brunch, kids, and the bar— each with their own host of choices! 

If you want brunch, come between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., though burgers are more of a lunch or dinner food. Regular hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and then 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. However, the restaurant is temporarily closed on Tuesdays so they can hire and train new staff.

“Everything was so good! Food was fresh and hot! The customer service was even better!! I will definitely be back. Prices are outstanding.” -Yelp Review

While Secret Sandwich Society isn’t supported by GiftYa, it shouldn’t be kept a secret how delicious their burgers are!

Burger Bach

Award-winning burgers that speak for themselves, even though they don’t have to!

Burger Bach is ready for the summer with their outdoor seating set-up! You won’t have to worry about getting sunburnt while you eat your burger! Image courtesy of Instagram.

3426 W Cary St | Richmond | theburgerbach.com

Burger Bach is self-described as a New Zealand-inspired gastro pub, so you can trust that these burgers will taste different from ones that you’ll find anywhere else. Or at least anywhere else in Richmond! There are also locations in Charlottesville, Midlothian, Short Pump, and Durham.

The Carytown location is open from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. every day of the week. Second in popularity only to the burgers are the seafood options served here, but Burger Bach also sells starters, salads, sides, and quite a few delicious beverages.

This restaurant puts an emphasis on having high quality ingredients due to its inspiration from New Zealand cuisine. The care they take in making their food certainly seems to have paid off, as their burgers have won many awards and continually win over their customers.

“Such a great burger spot - the menu is creative and different, and there's a burger for everyone's tastes. LOTS of Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Vegan options, too. The Aucklander is a great choice and my favorite on the menu.” -Yelp Review

You should definitely consider buying a GiftYa for Burger Bach, as well as all of the other GiftYa supported restaurants on this list that are serving great burgers in Richmond— even the ones that don’t offer virtual gift cards with GiftYa!

If you want to find the best burger in Richmond, this list has some very strong contenders. 

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