9 of the tastiest American inspired restaurants in Leeds

Today marks Independence Day in America and while we may not celebrate the occasion on this side of the pond, it doesn't mean we can't share in the American spirit.

These popular restaurants around Leeds serve some of the tastiest American classics, from burgers and sandwiches, to barbecue ribs and gourmet hot dogs.

Archie's Bar & Kitchen

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This stylish venue serves a selection of tasty brunch and dinner options, with stone baked pizzas, burgers, sandwiches and hot dogs all on the menu, alongside a range of beers, Calypso cocktails, spirits, premium coffee and fresh juices.

Visit: Granary Wharf, LS1 4BR - archiesleeds.co.uk

The Pit

Offering a mouth-watering menu of burgers, tacos, grilled meats and fajitas, there's something to satisfy every palate at this American-inspired eatery, along with a selection of beers, cocktails and fizz to wash it all down.

Visit: 9 Merrion Street, LS1 6PQ - arcinspirations.com

East 59th boasts a Manhattan-style rooftop bar (Photo: Other 3rd Party)

East 59th

Celebrating the best of American dining, this New York themed bar and grill provides a stylish, contemporary space to tuck in to some delicious dishes, and if the weather is permitting, the Manhattan-style rooftop bar is a great spot to enjoy a cocktail or two.

Visit: Victoria Gate, Eastgate, LS2 7AU - east59th.co.uk

Primo's Gourmet Hot Dogs

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Dishing up a selection of real american hot dogs, burgers and sandwiches, Primo's ensures your hungry soul is well catered for.

For something extra filling try fan favourite The Pittsburgh, comprising a large beef dog, topped with tender pulled pork, BBQ sauce and jalapeno slaw.

Visit: Leeds Corn Exchange, Call Lane, LS1 7BR - primosgourmethotdogs.co.uk

Almost Famous serves some of the biggest and juiciest burgers in the city (Photo: Tony Johnson)

Almost Famous

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Boasting a huge array of juicy burgers, hungry diners can team it with some loaded fries and wings for a deliciously hearty feast.

For a true taste of America, try the River Phoenix - a double cheeseburger, bacon, shoestring, onions, frazzles, red chillies, redneck BBQ, bacon bacon mayo, and bacon ketchup.

Visit: 23-25 Great George Street, LS1 3AL - almostfamousburgers.com


Give into your comfort food cravings and enjoy a meaty feast of beef, chicken and vegan burgers, wings, fries and sides, polished off by an Oreo, marshmallow, coconut and chocolate pie, served warm with ice cream.

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Visit: Trinity Centre, Bank Street, LS1 5AT - meatliquor.com

Red's True Barbecue is the perfect spot to indulge in a meaty feast (Photo: Dave Lee)

Red's True Barbecue

Enjoy a meaty feast and indulge in some of the best barbecue food around, with everything from ribs and pulled pork, to sticky chicken and donut burgers, on the mouth-watering menu.

Visit: 1 Cloth Hall Street, LS1 2HD / 6A Otley Road, Headingley, LS6 2AA - truebarbecue.com

Chicago Rib Shack

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Serving classic, home smoked American food, diners can enjoy burgers, grilled meat sanwiches salads and the signature dry rubbed, Applewood smoked ribs, which are glazed in a flavoursome BBQ sauce.

There's also a tempting selection of desserts on offer too, if you've got room to spare.

Visit: Trinity Leeds, Albion Street LS1 5AT - thechicagoribshack.co.uk

The Good Luck Club

Featuring New York inspired interiors, comfortable seating and a large charcoal grill to cook steaks, chicken, burgers and fish, there's a delectable array of dishes to enjoy at this stylish eatery, along with a well stocked bar to quench your thirst.

Visit: 6 Wellington Place, LS1 4AP - thegoodluckclub.co.uk