The Best Burger in Breckenridge

No matter what type of burger you prefer — crispy, smashed patties or juicy, half-pound monsters — you’ll find a burger you love in Breckenridge.

Imagine your ideal burger. What does it look like? Is it a simple cheeseburger with ketchup that’s a one-hand affair? Or, is it a gorgeously messy bacon, mango chutney burger that requires extra napkins? Whatever your beef-and-bun craving, there’s no doubt Americans remain in love with the burger.

We task you with trying all of the great places that make a great burger in Breckenridge and choose which one is the best because we just can’t decide.

We will make a few recommendations to get you off to a good start.

Empire Burger


If you’re looking for one of the most flavorful burgers you can wrap your lips around, this is the go-to place.  Empire Burger has been voted “Best Burger” in Best of Summit every year since 2007.

Empire Burger’s portion size is very generous and their location can accommodate a large group.  Also if you arrive on time, they have great happy hour specials.

The Canteen Tap House and Tavern

(970) 453-0063

Don’t be fooled by the bar atmosphere and small space, this super low-key and relaxed tavern is going to surprise you with a juicy messy burger offering a flavor explosion in your mouth.

They have more than a dozen burgers to choose from, and sweet potatoes to pair with whatever you choose.

For more on our staff picks click here.