There’s just something about sitting down and enjoying one of America’s best comfort foods. Whether it’s smothered in melty cheese and grilled onions, served fresh with crisp lettuce and juicy tomatoes, or any other creative combination that a restaurant can think of, burgers just hit the spot. Each city has their own local favorite burger joints that serve up the best in town. Here’s a list of the best burgers in Riverside, California.

Burger Boss

Arguably one of the best burger joints in the entire state of California, this restaurant is well-known for its delicious, grass-fed burgers. Their burgers are made to order and use the freshest ingredients. Vegetarians will be excited to hear that Burger Boss even offers a black bean burger option. Burger Boss offers a premium, healthier burger than their competitors. You pick your protein, bun, cheese, sauce, and toppings for a complete, custom experience. Will you go with the bleu cheese crumble or provolone? Organic fried egg or grilled jalapenos? Garlic herb mayo or cajun buffalo? You’ll have to keep coming back to try the next tasty combination. Even the fries have 15 different topping options!

Bucket List Burgers

Bucket List Burgers also offers a build your own burger experience as well as some of their classic, burger masterpieces. At Bucket List you can choose from more than just beef. You can order a turkey burger, veggie burger, or grilled chicken breast. Choose from toppings like grilled mushrooms, pineapple, sundried tomatoes, and sauerkraut. Or, grab a Bucket List burger favorite, a tried and true burger combo like the 8 Second Bull BBQ Burger, the Little Italy Caprese Burger, and the Oktoberfest Burger. Bucket List serves up some delicious side dishes, too. Complete your meal with chili cheese fries, onion rings, or fresh cut french fries.

Zorba’s Char-Broiled Burgers

Zorba’s Burgers is more than just a burger joint, though they still serve up an infamously tasty burger. They also serve breakfast, fish, shrimp, and ribeye dinners, even gyros and grinders. They’re best known for their char-broiled burgers, though. They keep the burger options simple and delicious with classics such as double cheeseburgers, bacon burgers, chili burgers, veggie burgers, and patty melts. With one of the best burgers in town you’ll have to order the burgers at least once, but come back to try the rest of the menu.

In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger is known around the country and is a California staple. The Riverside location dishes up the same delicious burgers that has made the chain famous. It may be a fast food restaurant, but this joint makes their burgers fresh without the use of microwaves, heat lamps, or freezers. Just good, fresh, quality food made the old-fashioned way. Try the Double-Double, a famous burger made with two 100% American beef patties, American cheese slices, fresh lettuce, grilled or sliced onion, tomato, and In-N-Out’s own recipe spread that hasn’t been changed since 1948. A burger with a milkshake is simply perfection. You’ll want to pair your In-N-Out burger with one of their 100% real ice cream milkshakes. They have three classic flavors to choose from with their vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry shakes.

By: Chris Purcell

Attorney Chris Purcell is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara College of Law. He exclusively represents the victims of personal injury and wrongful death. Chris was part of the team that won California’s largest-ever wrongful death judgment – a $150 million verdict for a family devastated by a tragic trucking accident. In 2011, he received the Top Gun Award given by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.