In honor of National Cheeseburger Day, it’s time to cheat your diet. These three local burger joints really know what to put between the buns and will surely have your taste buds screaming for more! Check out our top picks for South Bay’s best burger hot spots.


The Standing Room


This Hermosa gem is a delicious treat to any and all meat lovers. With locations in Hermosa and Redondo Beach, The Standing Room has an array of ridiculous ingredients that pair flawlessly. The Napoleon offers bacon, caramelized onion, smoked gouda, cheddar, American, fried egg, spring mix, truffle fries, tomato jam and Korean aioli. (1, 2, 3 different cheeses?). That is just one of the many different setups you can choose. After your trip to the Standing Room, you’ll surely need help staying on your feet.  Photo by @thestandingroomhb


The Rockefeller

If you are looking for a mouthwatering burger, The Rockefeller in Manhattan Beach really delivers. The signature Rockefeller Burger has unbelievable flavor with its wagyu beef, truffle bacon jam, overnight tomatoes, frisee, taleggio and garlic aioli—I mean, wow. If you want to keep it simple, no worries! The American Prime Burger offers a double patty, American cheese, tomato, grilled onion, lettuce and pickle aioli. No matter which route you choose, you can’t go wrong at The Rockefeller. Plus, don’t forget—Every Tuesday is 99 cent burger day starting at 5pm! Photo by @rockefellergastropub

Tower 12

How can we celebrate National Cheeseburger Day without Tower 12?! Located on the pier of Hermosa Beach, their mouthwatering selection of hearty burgers and sandwiches make it a true a South Bay gem. From their Charred Blue and Black Burger to the renown Ahi Tuna Banh Mi Burger, there’s definitely something that will more than satisfy your taste buds.  Photo by @tower12hb