Insanely Good Burger Joints Across Long Island

We put together an unscientific guide to some of the best burger places around.

Everyone knows that nothing beats a great big burger. And Long Island has no lack of creative offerings. We put together a list of some of the burger joints on Long Island that will satisfy your hunger when you get a hankering for a big, juicy burger. This list is in no particular order. Actually, that’s not true. It’s alphabetical. If we happen to have left off your favorite burger, don’t be shy. Let us know!


There’s just something about a burger joint that’s been family owned and operated since 1963 that gets us right in the red, white, and blue. Location: 4286 Merrick Road, Massapequa, (516) 798-9574.

Black Label Burger

Different burgers all tagged with different colored labels. Try the Black Label. Prime Beef with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, label sauce all on a potato bun. They recommend a Ommegang Witte beer to pair it with. Location: 683 Old Country Road, Westbury, (516) 333-6059.

Burger Bar

We choose the Belmont Steaks off a menu filled with great choices. It’s 8 ounces of dry age beef blend with cheddar, onion rings and a horseradish aioli. Served on a pretzel bun. We picked it to win. Location: 4225 Merrick Road, Massapequa, (516) 799-9199.

Go Burger

Trust us. Go. Add a milkshake to your order. Locations: 271 NY-25A, Mt Sinai, Phone: (631) 432-3331; 1699 Middle Country Road, Ridge, Phone: (631) 252-0008.

Gourmet Burger Bistro

Get their famous Triple Smoke Burger. But really most everything is good. Take a walk over to Port Jefferson Brewery for a great beer after, or before, or both. Location: 5 Mill Creek Road, Port Jefferson, (631)-403-4033.

Inferno the Restaurant

Old fashioned hand crafted burgers. And Johnny Cash. Location: 245 Echo Avenue, Sound Beach, (631) 821-3202.

Local Burger Company

Lots of great burgers with lots of great names. But we’re most curious about the Peanut butter, bacon, and cheddar. Haven’t tried it yet. Can someone let us know how it tastes? Locations: 62 E. Main Street, Bay Shore, (631) 647-8300; 30 Hanson Place, Sayville, (631) 750-7070; 668 County Road 39, Southampton, (631) 998-9700.

No Good Burger Joint

Lies. Because they have great burgers. Location: 30 Atlantic Ave, Baldwin, (516) 442-5434.

Peter Luger 

The Luger-Burger is only served for lunch. Location: 255 Northern Blvd, Great Neck, (516) 487-8800.

The Rex Burger & Lobster

They have burgers and they have lobster rolls. Get both. It’s a judgment free zone. Location: 524 Jericho Turnpike, Mineola.


Get wild with the Wild Life burger. It’s a half-pounder with caramelized onions, gruyere, and roast wild mushrooms on a brioche bun. Location: 26 Clinton Avenue, Huntington, (631) 425-0222.

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