Best Local Burger Chains, Ranked

10. Whataburger

If you're feeling ready to splurge, toss in a side of hash brown sticks. Yum. Whataburger now has over 800 locations nationwide.

9. Culver's

This Wisconsin-founded chain is famous for some of the most Midwestern menu items you've ever heard of — cheese curds, frozen custard, and butterburgers.

8. Five Guys

They have now expanded to over 1,500 locations across the U.S. Pro-tip: Five Guys is very generous with the french fry serving sizes,

7. Dick's Drive-In

Prideful of their Northwestern burgers, fries, and ice cream, Dick's Drive-In makes it their mission to deliver an experience from a simpler era.

6. Tom Wahls

The instant you walk into one of the nine upstate NY locations of Tom Wahls,  The menu features typical offerings like fries, burgers, shakes, and hot dogs.

5. Umami Burger

Three words: maple bacon fries. Enough said. The Southern California-born burger restaurant offers a full dinner menu, but you can't go to a place with "burger" in the name 

4. BurgerFi

If you're looking for a burger, but not just any ol' burger, look no further than Burgerfi. The self-titled gourmet burger joint offers a unique spin on the American classic.

3. Shake Shack

The 100% all-natural angus beef patties are best served up in a traditional burger. However, if chicken or hot dogs strike your fancy, they have those, too. After all.

2. Bareburger

Farm-fresh beef stacked with a mountain of toppings–including, but not limited to mushrooms, Thai ketchup, caramelized onions, dill pickles, black forest bacon, and special sauce.

1. In-N-Out

In-N-Out takes the cake when it comes to popularity, The menu is relatively affordable, and it sticks to the classics: Burgers, fries, soda, and shakes.