Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Best Burgers in Ruston

Written by Tori Ward, Marketing/PR Assistant

Most people can agree that there's just nothing like a good burger. Here in Ruston, there's no shortage of great burgers to choose from. Whether you like your burger traditional, piled with bacon, or topped with a fried egg, there's a burger in Ruston to satisfy every craving. 

Take a look at the list we've compiled below featuring some of the best burgers in town (in no particular order). 

1. Claude's Burger at Dawg House Sports Grill
Dawg House is best known for their juicy burgers, having won the title of "Best Burgers in the Delta" several times. One of their signature burgers that has become a local favorite is Claude's Burger. In addition to traditional dressings, this burger comes with pepper jack cheese, bacon, and j
alapeños on your choice of white, wheat, or jalapeño cheese bread. 

Claude's Burger at Dawg House Sports Grill

2. Classic Burger at Portico Bar & Grill
Portico's classic burger never disappoints. This tasty burger is made with 100% CAB ground chuck and piled high with fresh tomato, lettuce, red onion, pickles & mayo on a brioche bun. Add bacon and a fried egg to take it to the next level. If you're dining with a friend who is also a burger lover, then take advantage of Portico's 2-for-1 burger night every Wednesday from 5-10pm. 

Classic Burger at Portico Bar & Grill

3. Ranch and Bacon Burger at Beau Vines Steakhouse
While Beau Vines is well known for their thick grilled steaks, they also make a mean burger. The Ranch and Bacon Burger puts a tasty twist on the classic burger with homemade ranch dressing and 
a stack of crispy bacon on top. 

4. Classic Burger at Scott's Catfish & Seafood
Some locals say this burger is one of the best-kept secrets in town. Scott's grills their 1/3-pound hamburger patties to perfection and serves them with all the traditional fixings. If you're looking for a deal, don't miss their Tuesday night special of 2 burgers for $10. 

Classic Burger at Scott's Catfish and Seafood

5. Invent Your Own Burger at Cheeburger Cheeburger
If you're feeling creative and want to build your own burger, then Cheeburger Cheeburger is the ideal spot, offering more than 8,721,000 burger combinations. You get the freedom to pick your burger size, how you want it cooked, and your preferred bun, cheese, and toppings. If you're feeling brave, take a shot at eating the Famous Pounder Burger; finish it and you'll get your picture on the wall! 

Invent your own burger at Cheeburger Cheeburger

6. Backyard BBQ Burger at Log Cabin Mesquite Grill
When it comes to grilling meat, Log Cabin has it down to a delicious science. For their Backyard BBQ Burger, they take a 1/2-pound burger and grill it with BBQ sauce, bacon, and cheddar cheese, then top it with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and grilled onions and bell peppers. Are you drooling yet? 

Backyard BBQ Burger with a side of Cajun roasted potatoes from Log Cabin 

7. MJ's Burger at Sundown Tavern
Locals love Sundown's classic 6-ounce burger dressed with mayo, mustard, lettuce, tomato, pickles, and onions on a sesame seed bun. Take it up a notch by adding cheese, grilled onions, bacon, or chili to your burger.

8. Classic Cheeseburger at Ponchatoulas
The cheeseburger at Ponchatoulas is always a solid pick. This 1/3-pound burger is seasoned and grilled to perfection and topped with lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, and mustard. Personalize your burger by adding grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, or bacon. For an extra kick, opt for their delicious 
jalapeño sourdough bun that comes lightly toasted. 

Classic Cheeseburger at Ponchatoulas

Tori is a proud Louisiana native and social media nerd. She has a passion for travel, food, and all things related to tourism promotions. Tori is an avid movie watcher, coffee fanatic, and lover of the outdoors. Still want to know more? Head over to her website


  1. Good choices, but where's Cato's Burger Dive?

  2. How does the various products mentioned on the list compare, and which one can be said to be the best?

  3. Is there anyone who can recommend the best product among the ones listed here?