When I think summer, I think burgers. And luckily, good burgers are plentiful in our fine city. But what about when you want a great burger…and a great deal? We did the legwork and found the best gourmet burger deals in the city that’ll keep you stuffin’ your face all week long.

Hope you’ve got a big appetite.


Photo of The Public Disturbance burger from


Paramount Room

415 N. Milwaukee

$12 Wagyu beef burger and a pint of craft beer


Tuesday (which is clearly a big day for deals in burger world):

Owen & Engine

2700 N. Western

$15 house-ground burger (40% chuck, 30% brisket, 30% short rib), a pint of craft beer and a shot of bourbon


Publican Quality Meats

825 W. Fulton Market

$10 Publican burger, plus another offering from a rotating calendar of visiting guest chefs


The Lockdown

1024 N. Western

Half price burgers, including Kuma’s-esque versions like The Public Disturbance (shown above), featuring bacon, gorgonzola, onion rings and BBQ sauce ($7!)


Pleasant House Bakery

964 W. 31st Street

$10.50 Bakery Burger (a new offering each week featuring hand-ground chuck)




112 W. Hubbard

$15 featured prime burger and beer pairing of the month (July’s burger is topped with onion rings, cole slaw and Carolina barbecue sauce; paired with a Hennepin)

Available available Monday – Saturday in the lounge or rooftop




935 W. Webster

$5 burgers, including the Truffle Burger with applewood smoked bacon, smoked gouda and truffle oil on a pretzel bun


The Stretch

3485 N. Clark

$5 build-your-own burgers with a wide selection of fixin’s, including Jameson BBQ sauce and Merkts Cheddar Spread



Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse

25 E. Ohio

$6 Prime Burger with cheese and bacon

Available daily from 5pm to 7pm



DMK Burger Bar

2954 N. Sheffield

$9 breakfast burgers, featuring a naturally-raised turkey patty topped with smoked bacon, hash browns, fried egg, jack cheese and maple aioli

Available weekends 11:30am – 5:00pm


Best lunch deal:

David Burke’s Primehouse

616 N. Rush

$12 40-day dry-aged prime steak burger with garlic spinach, crispy shallots, bacon mayonnaise and a potato bun

Available for lunch Monday – Friday


Hungry yet? We thought so — go get ’em!


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