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Andrew Cebulka

The Burger Heatmap: 13 New Charleston Burgers To Eat Now

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Union Provisions Burger
| Andrew Cebulka

Everyone has a favorite go-to burger, but with all the new restaurants opening in Charleston, there's bound to be a contender for an updated favorite. A few of these beefy creations are piled with toppings, while others keep it simple with the classic cheese, lettuce, onion, and tomato.

To be considered, Eater looked at restaurants less than a year old (or just a bit over) and establishments with completely revamped menus. These 13 choices are the latest hamburger options to hit the Lowcountry.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Artisan Meat Share

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33 Spring St
Charleston, SC
The masters of meat at AMS boast a burger towering with two beef patties, American cheese, shredded lettuce, onions, and bacon jam between two supple buns. You're going to need a few napkins for this one.

2. Brasserie Gigi

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102 N Market St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-6393
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French eatery Brasserie Gigi offers a classic cafe burger with a choice of cheddar, gruyère, or roquefort. Try this menu item for a late dinner with a classic gin martini.

3. Edmund's Oast

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1081 Morrison Dr
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 727-1145
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Just over a year old, Edmund's Oast is putting out a solid example of meat-on-bun to soak up a few beers. Chef Andy Henderson's version features a sunny side up egg and bacon with a brioche bun. [Photo: Robert Donovan]

4. On Forty-One

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1055 Highway 41
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Updated Southern restaurant from chef Brannon Florie serves a house-ground burger with pimento cheese, special sauce, and caramelized onions served on a sesame seed bun — add pork belly or an egg for extra indulgence.

5. The Americano

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819 Coleman Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Chic Latin American-inspired restaurant The Americano offers a barbecue-glazed burger with guacamole, pepper jack cheese, bacon, and chipotle aioli. Play a few games of shuffleboard and then chow down on this beef-on-bun. [Photo: Lindsey Harris]

6. The Drawing Room at The Vendue

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19 Vendue Range
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 414-2334
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Art hotel restaurant The Drawing Room features a classic burger from chef Jon Cropf featuring, in the chef's words, "simple ­high-quality meat, fresh heirloom tomatoes, artisan cheese and hearty lettuce." [Photo: Provided]

7. The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

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115 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-2400
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The Mills House updated their menu and now features a cheeseburger with onion jam, pimento cheese, and bacon. Use the side of chips to sop up the spillover of cheesy topping.

8. The Park Cafe

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730 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 410-1070
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The Park Cafe burger is only offered at brunch, so remember the next time you have a hangover to stop by for a patty of beef with caramelized onions, bacon jam, mushrooms, aioli, and gruyere. [Photo: Elton E]

9. Barony Tavern

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68 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401
Chef Bob Carter serves a burger laced with green goddess aioli, bacon, and aged cheddar. Take in all the quirky taxidermy animals at Barony Tavern as you bite into your cheeseburger. [Photo: Provided]

10. Bohemian Bull

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1531 Folly Rd
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 225-1817
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James Island's Bohemian Bull opened at the end of 2013, but is still the newest hamburger-centric restaurant (excluding chains) to hit the area. Guests can choose from a number of "hand-spanked" burgers, from a sausage and maple syrup topped version to a fancy truffle-laced edition. [Photo: Provided]

11. Tavern & Table

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100 Church St
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Straight from the grinder, the Tavern & Table "double double" cheeseburger features sharp cheddar, special sauce, two patties, bread and butter pickles, lettuce, onion, tomato, served on a brioche bun. This burger is best enjoyed on the restaurant's waterfront patio when the weather is nice. [Photo: Provided]

12. Union Provisions

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513 King Street
Charleston, SC
Union Provisions recently added a lunch service and with that came a hearty burger. Chef Chari Skinner's version is a classic half-pound patty with a choice of cheddar, gouda, blue cheese, and bacon. [Photo: Andrew Cebulka]

13. Warehouse

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45 1/2 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 202-0712
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Spring Street spot Warehouse features a stacked sandwich of dry-aged beef, smoked pimento cheese, a slab of pork belly, black-pepper aioli, and chow-chow — all on an English muffin.

1. Artisan Meat Share

33 Spring St, Charleston, SC
The masters of meat at AMS boast a burger towering with two beef patties, American cheese, shredded lettuce, onions, and bacon jam between two supple buns. You're going to need a few napkins for this one.
33 Spring St
Charleston, SC

2. Brasserie Gigi

102 N Market St, Charleston, SC 29401
French eatery Brasserie Gigi offers a classic cafe burger with a choice of cheddar, gruyère, or roquefort. Try this menu item for a late dinner with a classic gin martini.
102 N Market St
Charleston, SC 29401

3. Edmund's Oast

1081 Morrison Dr, Charleston, SC 29403
Just over a year old, Edmund's Oast is putting out a solid example of meat-on-bun to soak up a few beers. Chef Andy Henderson's version features a sunny side up egg and bacon with a brioche bun. [Photo: Robert Donovan]
1081 Morrison Dr
Charleston, SC 29403

4. On Forty-One

1055 Highway 41, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466
Updated Southern restaurant from chef Brannon Florie serves a house-ground burger with pimento cheese, special sauce, and caramelized onions served on a sesame seed bun — add pork belly or an egg for extra indulgence.
1055 Highway 41
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

5. The Americano

819 Coleman Blvd, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Chic Latin American-inspired restaurant The Americano offers a barbecue-glazed burger with guacamole, pepper jack cheese, bacon, and chipotle aioli. Play a few games of shuffleboard and then chow down on this beef-on-bun. [Photo: Lindsey Harris]
819 Coleman Blvd
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

6. The Drawing Room at The Vendue

19 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401
Art hotel restaurant The Drawing Room features a classic burger from chef Jon Cropf featuring, in the chef's words, "simple ­high-quality meat, fresh heirloom tomatoes, artisan cheese and hearty lettuce." [Photo: Provided]
19 Vendue Range
Charleston, SC 29401

7. The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel

115 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401
The Mills House updated their menu and now features a cheeseburger with onion jam, pimento cheese, and bacon. Use the side of chips to sop up the spillover of cheesy topping.
115 Meeting St
Charleston, SC 29401

8. The Park Cafe

730 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403
The Park Cafe burger is only offered at brunch, so remember the next time you have a hangover to stop by for a patty of beef with caramelized onions, bacon jam, mushrooms, aioli, and gruyere. [Photo: Elton E]
730 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403

9. Barony Tavern

68 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401
Chef Bob Carter serves a burger laced with green goddess aioli, bacon, and aged cheddar. Take in all the quirky taxidermy animals at Barony Tavern as you bite into your cheeseburger. [Photo: Provided]
68 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401

10. Bohemian Bull

1531 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412
James Island's Bohemian Bull opened at the end of 2013, but is still the newest hamburger-centric restaurant (excluding chains) to hit the area. Guests can choose from a number of "hand-spanked" burgers, from a sausage and maple syrup topped version to a fancy truffle-laced edition. [Photo: Provided]
1531 Folly Rd
Charleston, SC 29412

11. Tavern & Table

100 Church St, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Straight from the grinder, the Tavern & Table "double double" cheeseburger features sharp cheddar, special sauce, two patties, bread and butter pickles, lettuce, onion, tomato, served on a brioche bun. This burger is best enjoyed on the restaurant's waterfront patio when the weather is nice. [Photo: Provided]
100 Church St
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

12. Union Provisions

513 King Street, Charleston, SC
Union Provisions recently added a lunch service and with that came a hearty burger. Chef Chari Skinner's version is a classic half-pound patty with a choice of cheddar, gouda, blue cheese, and bacon. [Photo: Andrew Cebulka]
513 King Street
Charleston, SC

13. Warehouse

45 1/2 Spring Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Spring Street spot Warehouse features a stacked sandwich of dry-aged beef, smoked pimento cheese, a slab of pork belly, black-pepper aioli, and chow-chow — all on an English muffin.
45 1/2 Spring Street
Charleston, SC 29403

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