Erin Perkins/Eater Charleston

We’ve got the meat

There’s something to be said about an eatery that strives to do the humble hamburger justice — which explains why it finds its way onto the menus of both dive bars and fine dining establishments. There’s purists looking for the classic ground beef with yellow American cheese, but many restaurants mix it up the burger blends with short rib, brisket, and even mushrooms. There are always new places popping up in Charleston, but these are the 16 Lowcountry establishments that have and continue to serve the best burgers in town.