5 to Try: Grass-Fed Burgers

Looking for the perfect burger in the Twin Cities? Look no further than your own backyard. These giant, juicy burgers are made with local, grass-feed beef so delicious it could make even a vegetarian salivate.

Updated: February 10, 2010

5 to Try


Town Talk Diner

2707 1/2 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

With giant grass-fed burgers fit for Andre the Giant, Town Talk's motto is put a fork in it--or rather a knife in it. These all-natural grass-fed burgers come out oozing hot and with a giant knife stuck in the center for instant carving.


Strip Club Meat & Fish

378 Maria Ave, St. Paul, MN 55106

Famous for its meats (what else?), nearly everything at this dark and cozy St. Paul beef joint is locally raised. The burgers come out juicy and just the way the chef likes them, loaded with fresh lettuce, tomato and cheese and topped off with a Kaiser roll.


Craftsman Restaurant

4300 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Along with this South Minneapolis restaurant's charming Craftsman-era decor, the Craftsman is know for its burgers: beef, venison and turkey. The grass-fed beef burger comes topped with harissa and cheddar and a side of hand-cut fries and house-made chili ketchup.


The Capital Grille

801 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402

This downtown restaurant's signature burger is grass-fed and nearly as big as a cow. The burger comes decked out in Harvarti cheese, sweet onions, smoked bacon and topped with a toasted homemade onion roll.


Cafe Twenty-Eight

2724 W 43rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55410

This quant and cozy bistro in Linden Hills serves up Clancey's all-natural grass-fed burgers that come loaded with your choice of bacon and cheddar; guacamole and queso fresco; roasted beet and goat cheese; or sauteed mushroom and bleu cheese.