Guide to the Best South Bay Burgers

Have you been craving a scrumptious classic All-American burger? Look no further than this list created with help from our Facebook group to figure where is the best place to get a burger. We complied a list of  local restaurants and fast-food joints in the South Bay where you get a delicious and fulfilling burger. Let us know which is your favorite in the comments down below!

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Burgers in Redondo Beach

The Standing Room – Redondo Beach 

Famously known for their gourmet burgers and creative sauces, The Standing Room has positioned itself as one of Los Angeles’s best. Aside from their highly sought after burgers, The Standing Room offers much more with amazingly unique sammies, delicious appetizers, and side dishes.

HT Grill – Redondo Beach 

If you’re looking for a lavish and delicious experience, stop by HT Grill for next weekend’s brunch and try The Grill Burger.

Slider Stop – Redondo Beach

Slider Stop offers everything from the “Classic” slider featuring a beef patty, American cheese and caramelized onion, to a chicken and waffle slider, served with maple syrup. The sliders can be paired with tots or fries, including their poutine fries covered with bacon maple gravy, cheese curd, a sunny side egg and parsley.

The Rockefeller – Redondo Beach

What makes The Rockefeller unique is that you just don’t find the same kind of detail in a menu that serves such an abundance of eclectic fair.  The fusion of cuisines sets their menu apart  from just about everyone else.

Smash Burger – Redondo Beach 

From their fresh, never frozen 100% Certified Angus Beef® that’s smashed, seasoned, and seared on the grill to their butter-toasted artisan buns and quality cheeses, toppings, and sauces, the delicious taste of a Smashburger defines what a great burger should be… and you’re one bite away from believing it!

LBJ’s Burgers – Redondo Beach

A hidden local gem in Redondo Beach that offers the classic breakfast and burger options.

Sisters’ Barn – Redondo Beach

If you’re looking for a unique dining experience, look no further than Sisters’ Barns in Redondo Beach. They offer a hand-crafted menu that offers delicious burgers and 50+ craft beer options to choose from.

Hook and Plow – Redondo Beach 

At the Hook & Plow, they focus on sourcing our seafood, meats, produce, and other ingredients as locally and organically as possible, without compromising on taste. All their wines and craft beers also come from California, some just miles away. They pride themselves on having a warm and casual environment, excellent service, and great food!

Rod’s Char-Broiler – Redondo Beach

A local Redondo Beach fast-food joint since 1962, Rod’s Char Broiler is known for their classic burgers and a great selection of food for a good price.

Classic Burger – Redondo Beach 

Classic Burger is a place locals come back to because of their burgers and their breakfast burritos so if you’re in the mood for either stop on by!

Burgers in Hermosa Beach

The Habit – Hermosa Beach 

The Habit began with daily-baked buns from a local bakery and grilled them alongside perfectly seasoned beef until they were warm and toasty. They sourced fresh California produce for the ripest tomatoes and leafiest lettuce available. And, of course, they installed a stainless steel charbroiler with a cast-iron grill designed to sear smoky flavors into every burger placed upon its fiery grates.

The Standing Room – Hermosa Beach

Famously known for their gourmet burgers and creative sauces, The Standing Room has positioned itself as one of Los Angeles’s best. Aside from their highly sought after burgers, The Standing Room offers much more with amazingly unique sammies, delicious appetizers, and side dishes.

Slater 50/50 – Hermosa Beach 

Slater 50/50 is known for their original “50/50 patty” – made of 50% ground bacon and 50% ground beef. They now offer much more types of burgers, starters, loaded flatbreads, sexy salads, killer pastas and sandwiches, and amped-up milkshakes.

Hook and Plow – Hermosa Beach

At the Hook & Plow, they focus on sourcing our seafood, meats, produce, and other ingredients as locally and organically as possible, without compromising on taste. All their wines and craft beers also come from California, some just miles away. They pride themselves on having a warm and casual environment, excellent service, and great food!

Rabano – Hermosa Beach 

Rabano’s eclectic cuisine consisting of food from several continents is underpinned by an emphasis on preparing everything fresh, with premium ingredients from locally sourced farms and ranches.

The Rockefeller – Hermosa Beach 

What makes The Rockefeller unique is that you just don’t find the same kind of detail in a menu that serves such an abundance of eclectic fair.  The fusion of cuisines sets their menu apart  from just about everyone else.

Burgers in Manhattan Beach

Simmzy’s – Manhattan Beach 

A gastropub in the South Bay serving up burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more.  Simmzy’s is your local pub dedicated to preserving a vacation state of mind year-round. Their food is homemade, their beer is handcrafted, and their vibes are good. Love at first sight? More like regular at first bite.

The Rockefeller –  Manhattan Beach

What makes The Rockefeller unique is that you just don’t find the same kind of detail in a menu that serves such an abundance of eclectic fair.  The fusion of cuisines sets their menu apart  from just about everyone else.

Burgers in Torrance

Burger City Grill – Torrance 

Their philosophy is to serve handmade, mouthwatering and unique burgers made from premium USDA Choice Beef Cuts. Then, complementing  the perfect burger with fresh cut fries cooked to golden perfection and a careful selection of local craft beers. They finish it all with a hand-scooped shake made with award-winning ice cream and you get to enjoy all this  in a relaxing, upscale yet casual setting completes the perfect burger experience.

The Habit – Torrance 

The Habit began with daily-baked buns from a local bakery and grilled them alongside perfectly seasoned beef until they were warm and toasty. They sourced fresh California produce for the ripest tomatoes and leafiest lettuce available. And, of course, they installed a stainless steel charbroiler with a cast-iron grill designed to sear smoky flavors into every burger placed upon its fiery grates.

5 Guys – Torrance 

A growing fast-food chain, known for their delicious, customizable burgers that will satisfy your cravings. They’re also known for their fries cooked in peanut oil.

The Red Car Brewery and Restaurant – Torrance 

Red Car Brewery & Restaurant opened in 2000 as the first brewery in Torrance, paving the way for the many that have opened in the years since. Now,  Red Car Brewery & Restaurant is a staple of the Torrance community, dedicated to its promise of comfort, quality, and service. It provides a warm, welcoming place for patrons, a menu full of delectable food, which does include burgers and signature ales.

Truxton’s American Bistro – Torrance

Since 2006, Truxton’s has created a friendly and welcoming atmosphere with bold food and beverage, which has since exceeded guest expectations. They are constantly reinventing dishes that keep up with the voice of Americanizing classic and international flavors with new twists, working towards the ‘craveable hospitality’. The menu rotates every season to feature new flavors and dishes, keeping the menu fresh.

Torrance Tavern 

A casual, unpretentious, friendly neighborhood bar that features an array of locally crafted beers, domestic and international brews complimented with a full bar. Alongside your beer, you can have an old-fashion American burger that compliments your drink.

Rascal’s – Torrance 

For the past thirty years, Rascals Teriyaki Grill has been dedicated to serving quality, tasty and authentic Japanese-American family recipes to the local South Bay community. Alongside their Grilled Teriyaki and Chinese Chicken Salad, they also serve a variety of more familiar entrees, such as burgers, sandwiches, curry plates, chicken gravy, and homemade soup.

HoneyDress – Torrance 

If you like burgers, but you prefer chicken to beef, this is your place. They have chicken sandwiches that are decorated and as scrumptious as many of the burgers on this list.

Clutch and Coffee – Torrance 

Clutch and Coffee is an off-road racing inspired cafe offering the freshest food and coffee with style in old town Torrance. they serve half pound premium burgers on toasted brioche buns.

Steve’s Char-Burger – Torrance

Steve’s Char-Burger is known for making your food to order, the minute you order. Their burgers are always fresh and char-broiled and their fries are crisp and plentiful. They’ve been a favorite neighborhood restaurant for forty years.

Burgers in El Segundo

The Habit – El Segundo 

The Habit began with daily-baked buns from a local bakery and grilled them alongside perfectly seasoned beef until they were warm and toasty. They sourced fresh California produce for the ripest tomatoes and leafiest lettuce available. And, of course, they installed a stainless steel charbroiler with a cast-iron grill designed to sear smoky flavors into every burger placed upon its fiery grates.

Hopdoddy – El Segundo 

At Hopdoddy, expect your food to made fresh as they have their own in-house bakery and butchery.  The food is fresh and each burger is made to be different and delicious.

5 Guys – El Segundo 

A growing fast-food chain, known for their delicious, customizable burgers that will satisfy your cravings. They’re also known for their fries cooked in peanut oil.

Shake Shack – El Segundo 

This modern day “roadside” burger stand serves up the most delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, shakes, beer, wine and more. As an instant neighborhood fixture, Shake Shack welcomed people from all over the city, country and world who gathered together to enjoy fresh, simple, high-quality versions of the classics in a majestic setting.

Simmzy’s – El Segundo 

A gastropub in the South Bay serving up burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more.  Simmzy’s is your local pub dedicated to preserving a vacation state of mind year-round. Their food is homemade, their beer is handcrafted, and their vibes are good. Love at first sight? More like regular at first bite.

Burgers in Lomita

Burger City Grill – Lomita

Their philosophy is to serve handmade, mouthwatering and unique burgers made from premium USDA Choice Beef Cuts. Then, complementing  the perfect burger with fresh cut fries cooked to golden perfection and a careful selection of local craft beers. They finish it all with a hand-scooped shake made with award-winning ice cream and you get to enjoy all this  in a relaxing, upscale yet casual setting completes the perfect burger experience.

Lomita’s Best – Lomita 

A local hotspot known for it’s burgers, breakfast burritos, and amazing customer service. They also have a drive-thru and many locals go here so expect to wait a bit for your food.

Burgers in Hawthorne

Mo Better Burgers South Bay – Hawthorne 

A local restaurant in Hawthorne known for their burgers and if you’re a vegetarian or vegan, they also have The Beyond Burger.

B&R’s Old Fashion Burgers – Hawthorne 

A family-owned burger restaurant established in 1994. The restaurant is named after the two sons, Bryan & Rashad, who now take a big role in the operations of the restaurant and food truck. They have great tasting burgers at an affordable price. They also do catering jobs and are a mobile food truck.

If you’re looking for more places to eat around the South Bay, check out some of our recent articles on our website:

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