Best of Boston

BEST Burger

1990 BEST Burger

Rocco’s

Boston

Big, fat and juicy—the sort of burgers that made America the home of the brave. read more »

1989 BEST Burger

Tim’s Tavern

Boston

We cried when Chef Chandler moved around the corner. But at least we can still get the best burgers at lunch (and only lunch) when Ray Garcia is manning the grill. Rare, medium, or well—they’re juicy and cheap. And the… read more »

1988 BEST Burger

Bull & Finch Pub

Boston

Yeah, we know it’s the “Cheers” bar, and it’s full of tourists, but the burgers are satisfying, traditional, and done as ordered. Tell the tourists to take their cameras elsewhere. read more »

1987 BEST Burger, Upscale

Rebecca’s

Boston

Big, moist, and meaty. read more »

1987 BEST Burger, Regular

Nick’s

Cambridge

Double cheeseburgers for under $3, cool, dark bar, and grill-type atmosphere. And a classic Harvard Square mix of blue-collar and baby Brahmin. read more »

1986 BEST Burger

Division Sixteen

Boston

Yes, they’re too big; yes, they’re too expensive; and yes, they’re still served with the best fries in town. read more »

1985 BEST Burger

Division Sixteen

Boston

On the edge between hip and Yup, but an excellent burger. read more »

1984 BEST Burger

29 Newbury

Boston

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1983 BEST Burger

29 Newbury

Boston

A terrific burger, covered with Roquefort butter. read more »

1982 BEST Burger

Friends and Company

Boston

Thick, juicy, with a terrific roll. read more »