Where You Can Find The Best Burgers in Lincoln

Do you have a craving for a burger?

If so, head to a restaurant near our downtown Lincoln apartments where the chefs prepare everything from classic to creative choices. From American cheese to pulled pork to peanut butter, you can find a wide range of toppings in Lincoln.

Here are a few of our favorite eateries:


Locally owned and operated, 9 South Chargrill offers food truly prepared your way. It's where locals gather for a relaxed evening and lively conversation. The restaurant boasts a four-star rating on Yelp, and guests can dine inside or out. In the kitchen, the chefs hand patty and season the fresh Certified Angus beef before grilling it to perfection. Burgers include Peanut, Jake, and Barnyard. They can be enjoyed with a side of fries and a chocolate shake.


A Lincoln tradition since 1965, Misty's Steakhouse began from humble beginnings. Owners Bob and Grace Milton named the restaurant after their favorite song. They became known for their seasoning, which they mixed in a barrel and rolled down the alley to achieve the perfect blend. Misty's is known as the city's best place for dinner. The service is fast and attentive, and regulars are greeted by name. The juicy burgers come with fries, and choices include Misty's Deluxe, Smokey Blues, and barbecue bacon.


Nestled on South 86th, Fireworks Restaurant is found inside a state-of-the-art energy efficient building. It features strategically placed windows and skylights, and a rain garden with over 3,000 native plants, shrubs, and trees. The restaurant is known as a "Celebration of Wood-fired Cooking," and the chefs prepare from-scratch recipes with a contemporary flair. The burgers are made from 100 percent pure chuck, which is freshly ground in the kitchen. Choices include Tommy Pickles, Santa Rosa, and Black & Bleu.

These are just a few of the enticing restaurants near Academy Lincoln. If you're searching for a place to call home, please contact us. We would love to give you a tour of our vibrant community.