The restaurant's original burger is one of the its most classic dishes. What makes it stand out from the rest? The sirloin burger is filled with braised short ribs, foie gras, and black truffle, held between Parmesan buns, and served with a side of pommes frites. 255 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami, 305-421-8800
Michael Schwartz is known for his delectable and refreshing takes on simple dishes, and the Harris Ranch Black Angus Burger is no exception. The dish is served on a brioche bun, topped with heirloom tomatoes and butter lettuce, and can be ordered with white cheddar, blue cheese and/or house smoked bacon. 130 NE 40th St., Miami, 305-573-5550
To order your burger at Bourbon Steak, you’ll need a paper and a pencil. Choose your meat (options include turkey, lamb, and all-beef) and your temperature, and then select your toppings. Freedom has never tasted so good. 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Miami, 786-279-6600
The name of the lounge at the chic Ritz Carlton gives away its specialty. Order the American Red Wagyu sliders, served with foie gras, baby arugula, roasted onions, and fig jam, while enjoying an oceanfront view. 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne, 305-365-4500
Miami’s culinary scene reinvents the burger by infusing it with the royal treatment. These four favorites range in taste, presentation, and style, yet all represent unique takes on a classic dish.