10 Must-Try Takeout Burgers in Chicago


We all deserve a juicy burger on our plate and with our luck Chicago has no shortage of some good ones to bring home. From bold seasoning, wood grilled, signature sauces and other delicious toppings, here is a list of 10 must-try burgers that are available for pick up and delivery!

The Loyalist

The Loyalist located in the West Loop neighborhood is offering “The Loyalist Cheeseburger Dinner” for $28 per person. This dinner is available this Friday, April 24th through Sunday, April 26th featuring The Loyalist cheeseburger on a potato roll topped with “smash sauce”, a deviled egg iceberg salad with buttermilk dressing, chips and a brown butter chocolate chip cookie to cure those who have a sweet tooth. Available for pick up only, bring home this dinner to kick off the weekend! 


A Chicago favorite for over 25 years, Timothy O’Toole’s Pub located in Streeterville offers a multitude of options sure to please a wide range of burger lovers. From the O’Tooles Original Burger, the Chicago Fire Burger topped with a fried egg and avocado, the Little Timmy burger served with Irish Nachos and last but not least the monstrous “Big Timmy” burger, Timothy O’Toole’s has a burger for anyone and everyone. Now offering delivery services with GrubHub, UberEats and DoorDash! 


Au Cheval located in the West Loop is known for its hour-long wait times and mouthwatering, cheeseburgers.  Bring home one of these delectable cheeseburgers right to your front door without having to wait in line to get your hands on one! Offering both pick up and delivery services with Caviar, your stomach will sure be grumbling while waiting for your burger to arrive. 

Crosby’s Kitchen

Crosby’s kitchen located in Lakeview is known for their Midwestern-influence menu consisting of rotisserie and comfort food, but that shouldn’t stop you from trying one of their three burger options. Choose from the Cheeseburger featuring black angus beef, mayonnaise, mustard, lettuce, tomato, pickle, and onion, the Turkey burger topped with ginger and soy Asian slaw with marinated tomato, or the Veggie burger! Bring home one of these three burger options with pick up or delivery services through Caviar. 


For Chicago burger lovers, Umami Burger is the restaurant for you! Specializing in gourmet hamburgers, the name Umami refers to flavor! With their mix-and-match toppings, signature umami buns and bold spices will sure have your tummy satisfied. Order through  Caviar  to bring one of these juicy burgers right to your home!    


Build your own burger with Burger bar! Located in the South Loop, this burger hotspot takes flavors seriously. They start with produce raised in the Midwestern soil and collect as much local, seasonal, produce as possible. Get one of these delish burgers delivered to you with DoorDash, and don’t forget to add a hand spun milkshake to your order.  


For Chicago burger lovers, Butcher and the Burger is the restaurant for you! Mix-and-match your toppings with their whole wheat buns and choose from all their natural seasoning mixes to be tossed and cooked into your patty. Trust us, you’ll be drooling while waiting for it to be delivered. Order through Caviar or Doordash to bring one of these juicy burgers right to your home and don’t forget about their home made frozen custard! 


Choose from ten different wood grilled burgers and three different griddled burgers with their custom blend of sirloin, chuck and short rib beef. Need help? Be sure to checkout their menu for tempting options such as carmelized onions and sharp cheddar burger, spicy burger with habanero, serrano, carrot pico de gallo & chipotle mayo or the Mac’s Wood grilled burger stuffed with sharp cheddar, topped with hickory-smoked peppered bacon, more sharp cheddar cheese, jalapenos and chipotle mayo. This Wicker Park restaurant is offering carryout, curbside pickup and delivery services with UberEats or GrubHub.   

Mott Street 

Mott Street located near Wicker Park may only serve one burger on their menu but that’s all they need. The “Mott Burger” features a double angus patty, American cheese, hoisin aioli, sweet potato frizzles, pickled jalapenos, pickles, miso butter and onions. Feeling extra today? Top the “Mott Burger” with a sunny side egg and choose between pick up or delivery services directly from Mott Street to bring this tasty burger home to you. 

The Moonlighter

This Logan Square restaurant makes it easy for you to choose which burger to indulge in. Choose between the Cheeseburger consisting of a double patty smashburger, griddled onions a dill pickle and delicious special sauce or the Beyond burger featuring a single beyond burger patty, vegan american cheese, iceberg lettuce, raw onion, sliced dill pickle and vegan special sauce. Choose between delivery or pick up services and make sure to wash these burgers down with one of the many beer options available on the menu. 

*Note: These businesses were open on the date of publication, but due to the current economic climate that could change. Please check if the businesses are still open and offering these deals when necessary.*

Written by: Monica Liwag

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