Tucked inside the historic Brinton Lodge, the only thing better than the atmosphere is the beer. Their rotation of creative small-batch beers and ciders are brewed with ingredients sourced from farms right here in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
When two Culinary Institute grads put their heads together you get some of the tastiest burgers in town! Each Thursday Frank and Diannah feature a different gourmet burger you can only get in-house; try their weekly culinary creation or
build your own.
Klinger’s Fleetwood location boasts the town’s ultimate beer list, with more than 30 drafts on tap. Craving something specific? Check out their online beer list; it’s updated in real time so you can be sure to get your desired brew before it’s gone!
Better bring your appetite for this monster burger! Union Jack’s B-Mo Burger is topped with bacon, smoked gouda, bourbon molasses sauce and beer-battered onion rings. Enjoy it inside the English pub or along the riverbank on their sprawling patio while listening to live music.
If you can’t find your burger here, you can’t find it anywhere. The Douglassville Hotel offers more than 120 burger varieties, all for just $8.99 every day. Do your homework in advance and be ready to order by number!
This burger might just be the best in Berks! This 2018 Best of Berks Winner is famous for their hand-pressed patties. Their specialty is the Motley Burger, topped with slow-roasted pulled pork BBQ, your choice of cheese and all the fixins.
Put a twist on the old classics! Start with one of 1787’s creatively brewed ales – read each description for a local history lesson – and follow it up with their mushroom swiss burger, uniquely crafted with curried onions and a blackberry porter sauce.
Mad Dogs’ make-your-own menu is built to please even the most adventurous burger lover. Choose from more than 40 unique toppings and nine dipping sauces to create your masterpiece. Stick to the basics or go wild with pineapple, tater tots, even homemade mac n’ cheese!
Spud’s has turned their delicious burgers into a spectator sport. Bring your appetite (and your cheering section) to take on the Beast Burger Challenge: a three-pound burger with more than two pounds of fresh toppings. Victory has never tasted so good.
There are a few delicious (and nutritious!) burgers on this menu, but let’s face it: you’re here for the beer! The adventurous brewers at Saucony Creek pride themselves on hyper-local, small batch creations, brewed with ingredients grown right out back.
True Southern-style BBQ isn’t complete without slaw, but K’Town Pub has taken toppings to a new level on the Kimchi Burger – topped with American cheese, Korean BBQ sauce, chili aioli and house-fermented kimchi. Pair it with one of the many local crafts on tap.
Situated inside the Kutztown Tavern, this traditional German brewing company features a dozen beers brewed right inside the tavern. Try their signature Blueberry Lager – a light blonde lager finished with fresh fruit – for something refreshing on a warm summer day.
Our tasty tour of Berks wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the county’s oldest pub, offering fare as authentic as their décor. Stop in for a late-night bite on Thursdays, when their burgers are half-price with the purchase of a drink.
Burgers for just half a shilling? It’s not the luck of the Irish, it’s Trooper’s daily burger special. Try the daily feature or build your own for just $7. Top it with corned beef and pair it with your favorite imported pint.
We know this is a burger and beer tour, but Oakbrook’s Aberdeen #OMGrilledCheese! has earned a place on the list. It’s one pound of smoked provolone and angus beef, topped with mushrooms and beer cheese, and of course a side of local beer.
Not just a dessert destination, Café Sweet Street offers a full menu of lunch items, including a new chef-inspired specialty burger each week. Chef Brendan Jones uses only the best local ingredients, earning the café recognition for the Best Burger in Berks.
Burgers for breakfast? It’s a free country! Try Liberty’s Rise and Shine Burger, topped with a fried egg, haystack onions, candied bacon and Wisconsin cheddar paired with one of more than 200 craft beer options for a real breakfast of champions.
Want a little insight into how your favorites brews are made? Next time you stop in at Schaylor Brewing, order yourself some pub grub and grab a front row seat at the side bar to watch their head brewer work his magic.
Looking for something legendary? The Whiskey Ditch burger lives up to its namesake and is piled high with bacon, pepper jack cheese and Jameson BBQ. Want something classic instead? Try Ganly’s signature burger with pub fries and a pint for just $10 on Mondays.
You don’t have to cross state lines to get a taste of the shore, just head down to the Beach Bar at Beverly Hills. Not feeling bathing suit ready? Keep it light with their house-made black bean veggie burger and a light, refreshing pilsner.
No matter the weather you can kick back on the porch and enjoy a cold beer and a tasty bite at The Railroad House. This friendly neighborhood sports bar boasts a covered outdoor space that is open year-round.
Penn Avenue is well-known as a creative epicenter in Berks, and this local tavern is serving up a burger as creative as its namesake. The Penn Avenue Burger is topped with breaded mozzarella, roasted red pepper pesto, sharp provolone and a balsamic reduction.
If you can pass up the wood-fired pizza on this unexpected stop on the tour, try their Toasted Pecan Burger, topped with toasted pecans, caramelized red onion, gorgonzola cheese and watercress. Wash it down with a wide selection of domestic and imported beer.
A veggie burger that tastes like beef? Impossible! Or is it? The Impossible Burger is 100 percent plant-based and vegan. Make it a tavern burger by adding cheddar cheese and garlic aioli. Both options pair perfectly with the house Dun Wurkyn lager, custom-brewed by Stoudt’s.
This Belgian-style brewhouse features beer brewed with in-house yeasts and home-grown hops. You won’t find a burger on the menu, but their Hoppy French Friars — tossed in house-smoked malt and finished with a dusting of hops — are the perfect pairing for any beer lover.
One of the newest breweries in Berks, Broken Chair’s brewers aim to have something for everyone. They brew more than a dozen varieties right on site and still offer other local options to ensure their customers never have to settle.
With the largest selection of craft beer in Berks, there is something for everyone at The Barley Mow. Browse over 700 varieties from more than 100 American craft breweries and enjoy in their comfy draft room or out in the beer garden.
Treat yourself and serve yourself? The Beer Wall is the area’s first full self-service experience, offering a massive rotating list of classic and craft beers that you pour yourself from their 38 taps. Pour a pint to pair with one of their internationally-inspired stuffed burgers.