St. Cloud Restaurant Week 2022: Burgers

 You would be hard pressed to find a menu in St. Cloud that doesn’t include some kind of delicious, juicy burger, but these here are some of the best. From unique toppings to delicious homemade sauces, you can’t go wrong with any of these pattied creations. 

7 West Taphouse

7 West Taphouse St. Cloud

This downtown favorite is the place to grab a unique craft beer and a great tasting bite of food. Pregame a Husky hockey game or meet some friends for lunch – no matter the occasion, 7 West is a great place to dine! Their menu includes great hits like tacos, rice bowls, and tons of apps, plus of course their extensive list of beer burgers and smash-up burgers. With over 45 different brews on tap and lots of great food to try, you might be here a while!

Location: 28 5th Ave S., St Cloud, MN

Featured Menu Item: #7WestOMG Burger – American cheese, Applewood smoked bacon, beer onions, cheese curds, & Taphouse sauce – all piled atop double burger patties on grilled sourdough bread

Boulder Tap House

Boulder Tap House

A laid back place to do dinner with the family, watch the next big game, or even enjoy date night, Boulder Tap House is a great place to dine. Not only do they have 40+ beers on tap, they also have an extensive menu of apps, burgers, wings, sandwiches, tacos, and more. Be sure to check out their malts and shakes for the perfect way to cap off a tasty meal! 

Location: 3950 2nd St S, St Cloud, MN 56301

Featured Menu Item: Cheese Curd Cheeseburger – Fresh burger patty topped with Swiss cheese, Burger Co. sauce, and – of course – monster cheese curds

Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Originating in Washington DC in 1986, Five Guys serves up fresh, juicy burgers with delicious toppings, paired with fresh cut fries and served hot and ready. Their menu also includes hot dogs, sandwiches like BLTs and veggie sandwiches, and even a variety of tasty milkshakes with all kinds of mix-in options (um, bacon??) Hit up Five Guys for fast, fresh food the next time you’re in town! 

Location: 4144 2nd St S, St Cloud, MN 56301

Featured Menu Item: Bacon Cheeseburger – Fresh patties hot off the grill with American-style cheese and crispy apple-wood smoked bacon. Placed on a soft, toasted sesame seed bun. Choose as many toppings as you want. 

Grilled Cravings

Grilled Cravings 

Located in Saint Joseph, Grilled Cravings is the place to go no matter the season! You can walk up to the window and order your burgers and ice cream to enjoy outdoors, or head inside to place your order and enjoy free pinball games. From great burgers to tasty treats, this place is fun for kids and delicious for grown-ups too.

Location: 118 1st Ave NW,  St Joseph, MN 56374  

Featured Menu Item: BBQ Mad Burger – Onion rings, bacon, jalapeno, pepper jack cheese, BBQ sauce, zesty mayo

Lincoln Depot

Lincoln Depot

Choo choo! Here comes a St. Cloud staple, the Lincoln Depot! Established in 1990, this rail-side bar and restaurant is family owned and operated, and welcomes all walks of life with their friendly staff and intimate atmosphere. It’s the perfect place for watching a game, meeting for a business lunch, or winding down after a long week. Their menu is huge, and offers a wide variety of apps, sandwiches, burgers, entrees, wraps, and much more. It’s truly a must-try!

Location: 629 Lincoln Ave SE, St Cloud, MN 56304

Featured Menu Item: Train Wreck Burger – 11oz patty topped with a signature sauce, red and green peppers, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, bacon, an onion ring, lettuce, Swiss, American and pepper jack cheese. 

Mr. Twisty

Mr. Twisty

Mr. Twisty is a summer favorite for ice cream lovers of all ages, but did you know that you can also get a tasty burger here as well? This walk-up only shop offers up tons of sweet treats such as their special cones that include edible eyeballs, but they also have great food so you can make it a whole meal! Order up burgers, chicken strips, or hot dogs paired with fries and of course some refreshing ice cream for a full, happy tummy! 

Locations: 5821 Ridgewood Rd, St. Cloud, MN 56303 | Pinecone Central Park, 1105 Central Park Blvd, Sartell, MN 56377

Featured Menu Item: Cheeseburger – 1/4lb patty grilled and topped with melty cheese 

Shooters Saloon & Eatery

Shooters Saloon and Eatery

Sometimes you find the best food in the most unexpected places, and in this case that’s Shooter’s Saloon & Eatery. While Shooters may be a great place to grab a light beer and watch a game, it’s also home to some of the best flavors in St. Cloud. Their huge menu is full of unique twists on classics like “Kickin’ Asphalt” Chicken Strips, Pot Stickers, chicken pineapple salad, and of course their Trophy Burgers. Whether you like yours spicy and saucy or heaped with sauerkraut, they have the burger to satisfy your cravings!

Location: 2223 Roosevelt Rd, St Cloud, MN 56301

Featured Menu Item: Legend Burger – Mushrooms, fried onions, bacon, pepper jack cheese, and special Shooters dip on a hand-pattied 1/3lb burger 

Val’s Rapid Service

Val’s Rapid Service

Whether you’re a St. Cloud local or just someone who passes through occasionally, chances are you heard of Val’s Rapid Service. This beloved takeout-only restaurant is known far and wide for providing fast, delicious burgers, fries and shakes. Patrons of this quirky, tiny establishment can place their orders over the phone, at the desk, or on kiosks located in the lobby. Their signature white bags are always filled to the brim with salty fries, the burgers are always perfectly juicy and cheesy, and with over 20 shake flavors to choose from, you might just have to come back again (and again) to try them all. 

Location: 628 E St Germain St, St Cloud, MN 56304

Featured Menu Item: Double Cheeseburger – No-fuss burger with two delicious patties, a perfect portion of cheese, and your choice of toppings