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Spartanburg Restaurants with the Best Burgers

A town known for its variety, Spartanburg has tons of restaurants in town to choose from. On your tasty tour of the dining scene, you’ll discover that Spartanburg has some of the best burgers in the state. In fact, folks come from all over to enjoy the unique offerings at burger joints near our Spartanburg apartments. So, next time you’re in the mood for this all-American classic, head to one of these eateries around town:

The Beacon Drive-In

The Beacon Drive-In is famous for their Chili-Cheese A-Plenty, a chili-cheeseburger piled high with fries and sweet onion rings. Considered a southern landmark, it’s been around since 1946! The burgers are sure to turn you into a regular. Visit again to try other local favorites, like BBQ hash and “The Pig’s Dinner,” a loaded banana split. Enjoy a glass of the world-famous Beacon iced tea with your meal. Most notably, this drive-in still offers curb service, so you can dine in vintage style.

Papa’s Breakfast Nook

Don’t let the name fool you – this quaint restaurant in the heart of downtown makes a mean burger! Founded in 1988,  Papa’s Breakfast Nook is known statewide for the Spartanburger, an 8 oz burger served on grilled Texas toast and topped with the works, including Swiss and American cheese. Alternatively, try the Monster chili cheeseburger, a messy yet delicious patty on Texas toast and topped with mustard, grilled onions, and housemade chili. Papa’s Breakfast nook is also open 24/7, so you can satisfy your craving anytime!

Rigsby’s Burgers

Last on our list, but certainly not least, is Rigsby’s Burgers. The menu at this Spartanburg eatery features several unique, smoked burgers – including the Morning Glory, the Boss Man, and the Wild West – but their most famous burger is the titular Rigsby’s Burger. Served on an artisan potato roll, this masterpiece comes piled high with grilled mushrooms and onions, pepper jack cheese, chipotle ranch, lettuce, and tomato. Enjoy a hearty helping of their delicious twice-baked fries, and you’re sure to leave happy.

These are the absolute best local burger joints in Spartanburg, just looking at the menus is enough to make your mouth water. For dessert, you can try out these amazing ice cream shops. If you are looking for a gorgeous apartment in an amazing community, then contact us to schedule a tour of our Spartanburg apartments.

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