15 Best Juicy Lucy Burgers in Minneapolis

The most legendary of burgers in all of Minnesota is that of the Juicy Lucy. It is the ultimate cheeseburger considering the cheese is displaced inside the meat instead of on top. There’s nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a burger with warm cheese melting its way out. Whether you’re craving that sensation again or wish to partake in trying this cheese-infused meal, here are a few places in Minneapolis where the best Juicy Lucy burger can be ordered.

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Matt’s Bar & Grill

3500 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Having been around since the 1950s, Matt’s Bar & Grill is experienced enough to grill up a Juicy Lucy; it’s by far the highlight of their menu. Having numerous awards and appearing in plenty of publications, it’s also a landmark of Minneapolis for being such a notable place with a notable burger. Open seven days a week, 11 am – 11 pm.

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5-8 Club

5800 Cedar Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417

Committed to the cheesiest of cheeseburgers, the 5-8 Club doesn’t skimp when it comes to its Juicy Lucy burger. It’s been ranked as one of the tastiest places in America by the Travel Channel and their menu boasts various unique takes on the classic burger that’ll make for a tough choice. Open seven days a week, 11 am – 9 pm.

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Blue Door Pub Longfellow

3448 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406

A pub-grub hotspot of the Twin Cities, Blue Door doesn’t just offer a Juicy Lucy burger but their own variant of it as well: The Blucy. Various versions of the Blucy on their menu come with horsekick sauce, blackberry sauce, and red currant jelly. Open Wednesday – Sunday, 4 pm – 8 pm.

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The Patty Wagon

6042 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Branded as the best burgers in South Minneapolis, The Patty Wagon specializes in burgers most tasty. Of course, they wouldn’t shy away from a chance to showcase their delicious take on a Juicy Lucy. Open seven days a week, 11 am – 9 pm.

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Crooked Pint Ale House

501 S Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415

A local pub chain staple, Crooked Pint Ale House specializes in all manner of food to go along with their wide array of beer and cocktails. Their menu dishes up pot pies and tacos, as well as burgers with the classic Juicy Lucy burger. Open seven days a week, 11 am – 8 pm.

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Flavor Bee’s

1831 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403

Served up from the counter is a host of burger and chicken options from downtown’s Flavor Bee’s. They cook Juicy Lucys at half orders as well for those who can’t quite finish these cheesy giants. Open seven days a week, 11 am – 10 pm.

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Bennett’s Chop & Railhouse

1305 7th St W St Paul, MN 55102

Though holding the appeal more of a classy pub, Bennet’s Chop & Railhouse has plenty of pleasing burgers occupying their menu. Not only do they have the Juicy Lucy burger, but their special of the Juicy Juanita (stuffed with pepper jack cheese and char-grilled). Open seven days a week at 11 am.

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4300 Glumack Dr, St Paul, MN 55111

Located in the Minneapolis Airport, Twinburger can give residents a parting piece of Minnesota succulence or be a welcoming spot for tourists fresh off the airplane. They offer breakfast and wings, but, of course, their Juicy Lucy is the special one they can’t pass up. Open seven days a week, 5 am – 10 pm.

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995 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102

If you’re looking for the best miniature burgers near Minneapolis, Shamrocks is a pub that puts a little bit of their own green in their Juicy Lucy. Dubbed the Cutie Lucy, it’s a miniature slider take on the classic burger. Open seven days a week, 11 am – 1 am.

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Juicy Lucy’s

3401 Hwy 13 E, Burnsville, MN 55337

Perhaps the most obvious of choices, it doesn’t take a genius to know what special is at Juicy Lucy’s. They have iconic burgers as well as the right brews to go right alongside its cheesy goodness. Open Thursday – Sunday, 12 pm – 8 pm.

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Groveland Tap

1834 St Clair Ave, St Paul, MN 55105

Based out of the Mac Groveland neighborhood is the friendly Groveland Tap, an opportune place to acquire a Juicy Lucy burger and a cold beverage. They also have the classic appeal for a pub with a pool table and jukebox. Open Monday – Saturday, 11 am – 9 pm.

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The Nook

492 Hamline Ave S, St Paul, MN 55116

Branding itself as a no-frills place for pub grub, The Nook gets right down to brass tacks about being all about that Juicy Lucy. Cheap and fast, it’s a simple spot for grabbing a burger and brew. Open seven days a week 11 am – 12 am.

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Harriet’s Inn

4000 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409

With its upbeat atmosphere, Harriet’s Inn in Minneapolis is most welcome for being a comfort food hotspot. Their brick-and-wood setting makes it the most relaxing of locations to order up everything from pot pies to Juicy Lucy burgers. Open Monday – Friday at 11 am and Saturday – Sunday at 10 am.

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Peppers and Fries

3900 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406

For the sports fans who are itching for a bit of baseball with their meal, Peppers and Fries has just the right environment to indulge in the game, the burgers, and the beer. Their take on the Juicy Lucy is dished up with extra cheese to be the absolute juiciest of burgers. Open seven days a week, 11 am – 8 pm.

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Hell’s Kitchen

80 S 9th St Minneapolis, MN 55402

For something a bit hotter, Hell’s Kitchen in Minneapolis can cook a mean Juicy Lucy burger. But there is no Lucy, only Lucifer, a Black Angus patty with cheese and pepper jelly. Unfortunately, Hell’s Kitchen is currently temporarily closed.


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