Food + Drink

Where to Find the Best Burger in Newburyport

While Newburyport has plenty of upscale restaurants, some nights just call for a juicy burger at a casual spot. Fortunately, several Newburyport and Plum Island restaurants serve up the best burgers in Newburyport. Next time you're on a lark to our boutique Plum Island hotel and the craving strikes, enjoy one of the best burgers in Newburyport.

But don't worry vegetarians—we have recommendations for the Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Newburyport too!

Lexie's | 88 State St, Newburyport | (603) 815-4181

Lexie's is a beloved local establishment serving burgers, fries, tacos, and shakes. With a menu of nine burgers, plus a build-your-own menu, Lexie's serves up some of the best burgers in Newburyport. Go classic with cheese, pickles, lettuce, and grilled onions or spicy with pepper jack, jalapenos, and chipotle aioli. The burgers are made with a high-quality chuck blend, and the black bean burgers are a fantastic vegetarian option.

Brick & Ash | 10 Center St, Newburyport | (978) 255-2642

This downtown Newburyport bistro has several burgers on the menu, including the Impossible Burger, the new plant-based burger that's all the rage. Try it for yourself so you too can have an opinion on whether it competes with a beef burger. For traditionalists, Brick & Ash also serves up three other burger varieties—classic, Cali with guacamole, and the Texan, topped with onion rings and barbecue sauce. Brick & Ash is a lively bar with games and local craft beer on tap, so it's a fun place to enjoy an evening.

P.I. Beachcoma | 23 Plum Island Turnpike, Newbury | (978) 358-8218

If you're looking to stay close to the inn, this Plum Island locals hotspot is known for its burger. Made from a blend of chuck, short ribs, and brisket, the burger patty here is always tender and flavorful. And at half a pound, it's a big one. Top it with your choice of several add-ons like caramelized onions, avocado, and mushrooms, and you'll easily see why it's one of the best burgers in Newburyport. Good news is your bed at Blue—Inn on the Beach isn't too far away from this Plum Island beach bar!