The Best Gourmet Burger Joints in Indianapolis

Indianapolis is a great place to find delicious burgers with a variety of toppings. In recent years, the city has seen a surge of creative, hamburger-focused restaurants that have added dishes such as ghost chilies, lotus fries, giant crab and burnt cheese rings to the local offer. If you're looking for a classic burger or something more adventurous, here are some of the best gourmet burger restaurants in Indianapolis. Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream, located in Broad Ripple, is renowned for cooking hamburgers to perfection according to their specifications. They believe that smashing burgers have their roots in Indiana and are here to show us how delicious they can be.

Burgerhaus opened its doors in Schererville a year ago and has become the most successful restaurant group in the area. The beloved Burger Chef chain started here in 1957, and Steak 'n Shake maintained its headquarters in Indy for more than three decades. The writings from a worn-out leather book were rediscovered and used to prepare the select gourmet burgers at the Burgerhaus in Valparaíso. You'll know you're close to Flamme Burger when you start to smell the burgers roasted over a wood fire. New to the Indianapolis burger scene, the lines for self-service at this popular fast-food hamburger joint can be long, but the food at the end of the rainbow is worth the wait. At Flamme Burger, you can choose from 20 different burgers, including vegetarian and vegan options such as Impossible burgers and a black bean burger.

317 Burger is also known for its delicious burgers with 18 different options on the menu, including turkey, bison, black bean, and Impossible burgers. Finally, don't forget about “The Big Ugly” contest at Burgerhaus - they have some of the best burgers in town.

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