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24 Diner  

W 6th St & N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 472-5400

Sandwiches American 

  • BRONZE for 24 Diner

5-8 Club 

5800 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 823-5858

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Camille journeys to The 5-8 Club. This former speakeasy turned restaurant claims to have created the most delicious "Juicy Lucy" cheeseburge

  • GOLD for 5-8 Club

A Taste of Home Cooking 

12365 W 58th Ave Arvada, CO (303) 423-2737

German American 
family-run comfort food joint cranking out killer cannoli and kraut burger


AJ Bombers 

1241 N Water Street Milwaukee, WI (414) 221-9999

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Barrie Burger, an outrageous chunky peanut butter bacon cheeseburger that

  • GOLD for AJ Bombers

Akasha 

9543 Culver Blvd Culver City, CA (310) 845-1700

New American Hamburgers 
Duff Goldman - Onion Rings



Alex's Tavern 

1445 Jackson Ave Memphis, TN (901) 278-9086

American Burgers 
Greek seasoned burger


All American 

4286 Merrick Rd Massapequa, NY (516) 798-9574

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for All American

Argie Grill 

300 SW 1st Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL (954) 463-2686

Sandwiches American 


B and B Grocery 

2001 SE 6th St Des Moines, IA (515) 243-7607

Visit this family-owned business that’s famous throughout the Midwest for its pork tenderloin sandwich. And don’t miss their peppe

  • BRONZE for B and B Grocery

B-52 Burger and Brews 

5639 Bishop Avenue Grove Heights, MN (651) 451-3838

Burgers 
B-52 is a sports bar that has a casual vibe with a '40s kick-back, and being in Minnesota they serve the classic Juicy Lucy.


BLD 

7450 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 930-9744

French Traditional American 
Aida Mollenkamp - Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes


Baby 

Moving Target! Los Angeles, CA

Top shelf burgers


Baby's Badass Burgers 

Truck (Los Angeles)) Los Angeles, CA

true - 1093


Bachi Burger 

9410 W Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV (702) 255-3055

Asian Fast Food 
Burger spot mixing up meat with an Asian twist.

  • GOLD for Bachi Burger

Barbie Burgers 

33 Music Square W. Nashville, TN

Classic Burgers and Shakes.


Bark Hot Dogs 

474 Bergen St Brooklyn, NY (718) 789-1939

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Bark Hot Dogs

Bartley's Burger Cottage 

1246 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA (617) 354-6559

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Bartley's Burger Cottage

Bell in Hand 

45-55 Union St Boston, MA (617) 227-2098

Italian Sandwiches 
Established in 1795, the Bell in Hand claims to be America's oldest continually operating tavern. Built by Jimmy Wilson, Boston's last Town

  • BRONZE for Bell in Hand

Bernie and The Boys 

305 4st West Drumheller, Canada (403) 823-3318

Bernie has a heart and soul of MAMMOTH proportions when he attempts to wrap his mouth around the 4 pound juicy Mammoth burger


Bert's Burger Bar 

235 N Guadalupe St Santa Fe, NM (505) 982-0215

Hamburgers 


Big Daddy's BBQ & Banquet 

107 Wickersham St Fairbanks, AK (907) 452-2501

Italian Chicken 


Big Daddys Diner 

1596 2nd Ave New York, NY (212) 717-2020

American Cafe 
Michael Siry, Corporate Executive Chef, Big Daddy's Diner, Duke's, and City Crab, New York, NY (winner)


Big Jims Restaurant & Bar 

201 Saline St. Pittsburgh, PA (412) 421-0532

Italian Californian 

  • SILVER for Big Jims Restaurant & Bar

Big Jud's 

1289 Protest Rd Boise, ID (208) 343-4439

Double Big Jud, which consists of two 1-pound burger patties stacked on top of one another with various toppings (Richman's picks included b


Big Mama's 

3223 N 45th St Omaha, NE (402) 455-6262

Southern American 

  • BRONZE for Big Mama's

Big Nose Kate's Saloon 

417 E Allen St Tombstone, AZ (520) 457-3107

Seafood American 
Originally housing The Grand Hotel, which was one of the finest hotels in the state, the 1882 fire destroyed most of the structure. The salo


Big Orange Lunchbox 

77 University Ave Charlottetown, Canada (902) 367-6677

Triple threat burgers


Bill's Hamburgers 

310 Main St N Amory, MS (662) 256-2085

Hamburgers 
Original old school hamburgers.


Bill's Jumbo Burgers 

2002 E Admiral Blvd Tulsa, OK (918) 592-5191

Hamburgers 
Adam rests his search for the best burger in Tulsa at Bill's, with their Double Okie Chili Cheeseburger – four burger patties with cheese,


Billy Goat Tavern 

430 N Michigan Ave Chicago, IL (312) 222-1525

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Famous for their cheeseburgers and the Cubs curse.

  • GOLD for Billy Goat Tavern

Black Duck Cafe 

605 Riverside Ave Westport, CT (203) 227-7978

Seafood American 

  • SILVER for Black Duck Cafe

Black Market Pizza 

1701 SE Delaware Ave Ankeny, IA

Adam visits Black Market Pizza for some of the most original pie in the Hawkeye State, including their famous Bacon Double Cheeseburger Pizz

  • BRONZE for Black Market Pizza

Blackthorn Restaurant and Pub 

2134 Seneca St Buffalo, NY (716) 825-9327

Irish American 

  • BRONZE for Blackthorn Restaurant and Pub

Blakes BBQ and Burgers 

2916 Jeanetta St Houston, TX (713) 266-6860

Smoky burger on a butter soaked bun.


Blondies 

1969 Main St. Winnipeg, Canada

John has to take on her 9 lb double-decker hamburger


Blue Collar 

6730 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL (305) 756-0366

Southern Vegetarian 
the law student who switched out his suit for a chef coat is killing it with all kinds of comfort food like spicy oxtail and big ragu


Blue Plate Diner 

2041 S 2100 E Salt Lake City, UT (801) 463-1151

Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Blue Plate Diner

Bobby's Burger Palace 

Bergen Mall Paramus, NJ (201) 368-7001

Hamburgers 
Claire Robinson - Buffalo Style Burger Crunchified

  • SILVER for Bobby's Burger Palace

Bobcat Bite 

420 Old Las Vegas Hwy Santa Fe, NM (505) 983-5319

Traditional American 
Huge 10oz green chile burger with mild cheese.

  • BRONZE for Bobcat Bite

Bobo Drive-In 

2300 SW 10th Ave Topeka, KS (785) 234-4511

Hot Dogs Fast Food 

  • BRONZE for Bobo Drive-In

Boogie's Burgers 

A-908 Edmonton Trail NE Calgary, Canada (403) 452-8464

Fan Favorite! a burger that has 4 beef patties, bacon, wieners and a corn dog. Wowza, now that is impressive


Boon Burger 

141 Bannatyne Ave. Winnipeg, Canada (204) 504-5394

See what happens when host John Catucci sinks his carnivorous teeth into the vegan delight Winnipeg voted burger of the year. Yes, we said v


BopnGrill 

1903 CHURCH ST Chicago, IL (847) 733-7102

Asian Korean 
the burger joint with Asian flair proudly serving all things umami


Borderline 

99 Rolling Oaks Dr Thousand Oaks, CA (805) 446-4435

American Burgers 
They serve up western like no other, combining great country music, dancing and one of a kind drinks.


Boston Beer Works 

61 Brookline Ave Boston, MA (617) 536-2337

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Created as Slesar Bros. Brewing Company by brothers Steve and Joe Slesar in 1990, two years later they opened Boston Beer Works, which is no

  • BRONZE for Boston Beer Works

Boston Burger Company 

37 Davis Square Somerville, MA (617) 440-7361

Hamburgers 
the burger joint putting the crowning touch on a mac and cheese burger.

  • BRONZE for Boston Burger Company

Brave Horse Tavern 

310 Terry Ave Seattle, WA (206) 971-0717

American Burgers 
a burger with more bacon on it than you can imagine


Brewburgers 

4629 S 108th St Omaha, NE (402) 614-7644

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Brewburgers

Brindle Room 

277 E 10th St New York, NY (212) 529-9702

Italian Eclectic & International 
High End Burger along with other unique foods like beer battered pork belly


Broken Record 

1166 Geneva Ave San Francisco, CA (415) 963-1713

Sandwiches Soul Food 
a whisky bar putting their own spin on a po' boy with avocado and fresh crab mayo


Brook's Sandwich House 

129 W Trade St Charlotte, NC (704) 373-0204

Burger with chili and cole slaw.


Brunch Box 

315 Southwest 5th Avenue Portland, OR (503) 477-3286

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Serving crazy menu items like the Redonkadonk, a burger with ham, spam and bacon stuffed between grilled cheeses


Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream 

210 W Main St Carmel, IN (317) 706-2827

Hamburgers 
Adam heads to the home of the Big Ugly Burger Challenge: finish a 1 1/2-lb. burger, and earn a spot on the wall of fame; finish 2 burgers, a

  • SILVER for Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream

Bubis Awesome Eats 

620 University Ave. W. Windsor, Canada (519) 252-2001

they offer 1,000 and a t-shirt to anyone that finishes their behemoth 8-pound burger and lives to tell the tale! Will John?


Budacki's Drive-In 

4739 N Damen Ave Chicago, IL (773) 561-1322

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
Stop by Budacki's for a deliciously greasy hamburger or a Chicago-style hot dog


Bullitt 

2209 Polk St San Francisco, CA (415) 268-0140

American Cafe 
the first bar in the world to serve Fernet Branca on tap. A type of amaro, or Italian herbal liqueur, commonly drunk as an after dinner dige


Burger 55 

85 Westminster Ave Penticton, Canada

Fan Favorite! With wacky toppings like grilled peaches and drunken onions, it is enough to make a host sing its praises


Burger Bar 

5291 S 1900 W Roy, UT (801) 825-8961

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Burger Bar

Burger Barn 

3000 4th Line Oshweken, Canada (519) 445-0088

John enjoys a First Nations fry bread twist on burgers and tacos, E-I-E-I-Ooooo. Just don't expect to see any veggie sides, cause there is n


Burger Joint 

118 W 57th St New York, NY (212) 708-7414

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Tony traveled to Midtown Manhattan to grab lunch at The Burger Joint hidden inside Le Parker Meridien Hotel. Tony enjoyed a burger and fries


Burger Jones 

3200 W Lake St Minneapolis, MN (612) 746-0800

Hamburgers 
a local favorite that challenges customers to eat a massive burger piled high with everything from grilled cheese sandwiches to chicken frie

  • BRONZE for Burger Jones

Burger Me 

10418 Donner Pass Rd # A Truckee, CA (530) 587-8852

Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Burger Me

Burger Revolution 

300 North Front St Belleville, Canada (613) 966-3388

Radical Propaganda Burger


Burger and Beer Joint 

1766 Bay Rd South Beach, FL (305) 672-3287

Hamburgers 
Owners Ron Garcia and Buzzy Sklar bring the 10-lb. burger challenge known as the

  • BRONZE for Burger and Beer Joint

Burgers and Blues 

1060 E. County Line Rd, Suite 22 Jackson, MS (601) 899-0038

Hamburgers Hot Dogs 
Vegetarian Garrett Willingham goes up against The Whammy Challenge: 3, 1-lb. patties with all the trimmings, 1 lb. of fries, and a root beer


Busick Court Restaurant 

250 Court St NE Salem, OR (503) 370-8107

Hamburgers 


Butcher and The Burger 

1021 W ARMITAGE AVE Chicago, IL (773) 697-3735

American Burgers 
Build your own unique burger


Capital Burger 

4301 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90019 Los Angeles, CA

Classic burgers with the freshest ingredients.


Carneys 

8351 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 654-8300

Hamburgers Hot Dogs 
Marc Summers - Chili Dog

  • BRONZE for Carneys

Casino El Camino 

517 E Sixth St Austin, TX (512) 469-9330

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Casino El Camino

Central BBQ  

2249 Central Ave Memphis, TN (901) 272-9377

Steak Sandwiches 
Central BBQ has been ranked No. 1 in the city for the last several years running, likely due to their outstanding smoked hot wings that are

  • BRONZE for Central BBQ

Champion's Sports Bar & Grill 

1007 Tony Canadeo Run Green Bay, WI (920) 544-8367

Members of MVF Nation team up to take on the Gravedigger Challenge: a 6 lb. burger challenge that must be completed in 1 hour.


Charlies Coffee Shop 

6333 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA (323) 933-0616

Burger made with local meat from the farmers market.


CheeseCurds Gourmet Burgers 

380 Pleasant St. Dartmouth, Canada (902) 444-3446

Fan Favorite! legendary CC Porker with crispy onion rings, salty bacon, and of course, pillows of cheese curds


Cherry Cricket 

2641 E Second Ave Denver, CO (303) 322-7666

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Aaron Sanchez - Cricket Burger w/Green Chili

  • GOLD for Cherry Cricket

Chick & Ruth's Delly 

165 Main St Annapolis, MD (410) 269-6737

American Cafe 
6 pound (2.7 kg) "Colossal" milkshake and a 1.5-pound (0.7 kg) cold cut "Colossal" sandwich or 1-pound (0.46 kg) hamburger with a one-hour t

  • SILVER for Chick & Ruth's Delly

Chop House Burgers 

1700 W PARK ROW DR Arlington, TX (817) 459-3700

Steakhouse Hamburgers 
Guy's all-time favorite football player, Earl Campbell, joins Guy for real deal gumbo and burgers with brisket.

  • SILVER for Chop House Burgers

Christians Tailgate Bar and Grill 

2000 Bagby Houston, TX (713) 527-0261

Fast Food American 
Jalapeno and bacon burger.


Chucks Burger Bar 

194 Locke St S Hamilton, Canada (905) 525-1000

Bacon Burger


Chuckwagon Grill 

105 Sunset Blvd NW Turner Valley, Canada (403) 933-0003

They have their own cattle making their burgers the freshest possible


Chunky's Burgers 

4602 Callaghan Rd San Antonio, TX (210) 433-9960

Hamburgers 
"Four Horsemen Challenge" at Chunky's Burgers & More. Richman had to consume one of Chunky's ultra-hot Four Horsemen Burgers in under 25 mi

  • SILVER for Chunky's Burgers

Clanton's Cafe 

319 E Illinois Ave Vinita, OK (918) 256-9053

Steak Sandwiches 
A family tradition in Vinita, OK since 1927, the restaurant is best known for their chicken fried steak.

  • SILVER for Clanton's Cafe

Clinton Station Diner 

2 Shanti Ln # BANK Clinton, NJ (908) 713-0012

Bakery American 
105 lb hamburger.


Clyde's of Georgetown 

3236 M St NW Washington, DC (202) 333-9180

Seafood American 

  • BRONZE for Clyde's of Georgetown

Copia 

307 E 53rd St New York, NY (212) 838-0007

Traditional American Vegetarian 
Lester Walker, Executive Chef, Copia, New York, NY (winner)


Corey's Catsup & Mustard 

623 Main St Manchester, CT (860) 432-7755

Southwestern American 
A burger bar that's loading a double patty with bacon and house smoked brisket.

  • SILVER for Corey's Catsup & Mustard

Counter Cafe 

626 N Lamar Blvd Austin, TX (512) 708-8800

American Cafe 
the tiny cafe dishing out scratch-made chicken burgers and quail.

  • BRONZE for Counter Cafe

Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar 

4310 Sharon Rd Ste X05 Charlotte, NC (704) 365-1922

Cowfish claims to have the first and only Sushi Burger Bar. Interesting combination that works!


Coyote Bluff 

2417 S Grand St Amarillo, TX (806) 373-4640

Traditional American 
extra-spicy Burger From Hell

  • BRONZE for Coyote Bluff

Cozy Dog Drive-In 

2935 S 6th St Springfield, IL (217) 525-1992

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
deep-fried battered hot dog on a stick at the Cozy Dog Drive In, and

  • SILVER for Cozy Dog Drive-In

Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar 

144 Boon St Narragansett, RI (401) 783-1810

Italian Soups 

  • SILVER for Crazy Burger Cafe & Juice Bar

Crif Dogs 

113 Saint Marks Pl New York, NY (212) 614-2728

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Bacon wrapped hot dog.

  • BRONZE for Crif Dogs

Crosstown Pub & Grill 

909 E Ogden Ave Naperville, IL (630) 357-9775

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Devils Wings

  • BRONZE for Crosstown Pub & Grill

Crown Burgers 

377 E 200 S Salt Lake City, UT (801) 532-1155

Hamburgers 
Adam Richman heads to Crown Burgers for their signature meal -- a charbroiled beef patty topped with a pile of pastrami.

  • SILVER for Crown Burgers

Crystal Grill 

423 Carrollton Ave Greenwood, MS (662) 453-6530

Sandwiches American 
Cat Cora - Lemon Ice Box Pie


DB Bistro Moderne 

55 W 44th St New York, NY (212) 391-2400

French Seafood 
Daniel Boulud -


DMK Burger Bar 

2954 N Sheffield Ave Chicago, IL (773) 698-6482

Hamburgers 
a gourmet restaurant vet brings fine dining to the bar with innovative burgers like bison with blueberry bbq sauce

  • SILVER for DMK Burger Bar

Dad's Kitchen 

2968 Freeport Boulevard Sacramento, CA (916) 443-3237

American 
Neighborhood joint turning a bacon blue cheeseburger on its head.

  • SILVER for Dad's Kitchen

Dain's Places 

754 9th St Durham, NC (919) 416-8800

Sandwiches American 
Relay last leg : Jordan ate the Portable Defibrilator, an 8-ounce (0.23 kg) cheeseburger covered with chili, bacon, a 4-ounce (0.11 kg) hot


Dangerous Dan 

714 Queen St. E Toronto, Canada (416) 463-7310

And in Toronto, ON watch Johns cholesterol hit the roof, sampling the likes of The Coronary and The Colon Clogger. With names like that, no


Danny's All American Dine 

4406 N Falkenburg Rd Tampa, FL (813) 740-0606

Traditional American 
chili and burgers are the long-standing stars at a roadside shack, and Guy invents a new half pounder for the menu - the Triple D Triple Pla

  • SILVER for Danny's All American Dine

Davis Pub 

400 Chester Ave Annapolis, MD (410) 268-7432

American Cafe 
the sidewalk shack worth stopping for, with dishes like chipotle habanero barbecue pork sandwiches


Digger's Diner 

1156 N Colorado Ave Brush, CO (970) 842-4786

Sandwiches American 
sample their State Champ Burger


Dimples 

3413 W Olive Ave Burbank, CA (818) 842-2336

Hot Dogs American 
When Americas first karaoke bar is facing closure, Jon decides to go hands on to help this historic establishment.


Donovan's Pub 

5724 Roosevelt Ave Woodside, NY (718) 429-9339

Irish American 
Irish pub serving half pound burger.


Doogie's 

2525 Berlin Tpke Newington, CT (860) 666-6200

Cheesesteak Hamburgers 
Adam has Doogie's 2-foot Works Dog, topped with every topping in the place.

  • BRONZE for Doogie's

Duff's Famous Wings 

3090 Orchard Park Rd Buffalo, NY (716) 674-7212

Chicken Sandwiches 
Camille journeys to Duff's - what many Buffalo locals consider to be the best if not the original wings in Buffalo, New York. This famous fo

  • SILVER for Duff's Famous Wings

Duke's Grill 

1114 Concord Ave Monroe, NC (704) 283-4960

Burger with chili and slaw.


Dyer's 

205 Beale St Memphis, TN (901) 527-3937

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Thin burgers fried in 100 year old grease.

  • GOLD for Dyer's

Eagle's Deli 

1918 Beacon St Brighton, MA (617) 731-3232

Hamburgers 
This episode's challenge was to eat a 12-pound Eagle's Challenge Burger, which includes 5 pounds of hamburger, 2 pounds of bacon and cheese,

  • BRONZE for Eagle's Deli

Edgewood Cafe 

1864 Broad Street Cranston, RI (401) 383-5550

Seafood Sandwiches 
the corner spot dishin' out the pasta loaded with little neck clams.


El Mago De Las Fritas 

5828 Sw 8th St Miami, FL (305) 266-8486

Mexican 
juicy Cuban burger loaded with crispy fries and a variety of toppings


Elk Public House 

1931 W Pacific Ave Spokane, WA (509) 363-1973

American Cafe 
pub putting their spin on a Reuben with homemade sauerkraut


Emma Jean's Holland Burger Cafe 

17143 N D St Victorville, CA (760) 243-9938

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Emma Jean's Holland Burger Cafe

Empire Brewing Company 

120 Walton St Syracuse, NY (315) 475-2337

American Burgers 
the underground joint serving up scratch made chicken caesar sandwiches and spicy sweet sausage fajitas

  • BRONZE for Empire Brewing Company

Exchange Bar & Grill 

256 3rd Ave New York, NY (646) 596-9039

American Burgers 
Similar to the stock exchange, the more demand that there is for a particular item, the pricier it becomes. A less popular item will be chea


Farm Cafe 

10 SE Seventh Ave Portland, OR (503) 736-3276

Traditional American 
Duff Goldman - Farmhouse Veggie Burger


Fat Head's Saloon 

1805 E Carson St Pittsburgh, PA (412) 431-7433

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Fat Head's Saloon

Fat Mo's 

2620 Franklin Pike Nashville, TN (615) 298-1111

Hamburgers 
Burgers in an Iranian Juice.


Father's Office 

1018 Montana Ave Los Angeles, CA (310) 393-2337

Hamburgers 
Adam Gertler - Office Burger

  • BRONZE for Father's Office

Fathers Office 

3229 Helms Ave Culver City, CA (310) 815-9827

Traditional American 
master chef Sang Yoon's Office Burger - a burger so good that it was named best burger in the world


First Awakenings 

125 Ocean View Blvd Ste 105 Pacific Grove, CA (831) 372-1125

Vegetarian Sandwiches 


Flavor 19 

1225 Grand Lake Rd Sydney, Canada (902) 562-2233

enjoy burgers covered in mac and cheese or topped with gigantic onion rings. Burgers so filling everyone will need a ride home in a golf car


Flip Burger Boutique 

3155 Roswell Rd Ne # 230 Atlanta, GA (404) 968-2236

Hamburgers 
Richard Blais - Runner Up

  • SILVER for Flip Burger Boutique

Flip Side 

49B Village Way Hudson, OH (330) 655-3547

American Cafe 
Burgers

  • BRONZE for Flip Side

Fran's Hamburgers 

1822 S Congress Ave Austin, TX (512) 444-5738

Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Fran's Hamburgers

Franks Diner 

508 58th St Kenosha, WI (262) 657-1017

Sandwiches American 

  • SILVER for Franks Diner

Fred's Texas Cafe 

915 Currie St Fort Worth, TX (817) 332-0083

Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Fred's Texas Cafe

Frontier Restaurant 

2400 Central Ave SE Albuquerque, NM (505) 266-0550

Mexican 
Locals say the best green chile cheeseburger in town is at the Frontier Restaurant. Green chile is New Mexico’s largest crop and an iconic

  • SILVER for Frontier Restaurant

Fukuburger 

Moving Target! Las Vegas, NV

Japanese flare to burgers


G & A Restaurant 

3802 Eastern Ave Baltimore, MD (410) 276-9422

Italian Hot Dogs 

  • BRONZE for G & A Restaurant

Giant Burger 

3760 Main St Springfield, OR (541) 747-3399

Hamburgers 
5-pound burger.


Giant Drive In 

15840 Boones Ferry Rd Portland, OR (503) 636-0255

Hamburgers 
The giant filler ham, bacon and egg burger.


Good Dog Bar 

224 S 15th St Philadelphia, PA (215) 985-9600

Hamburgers 
Deep fried, hand-made empanadas.

  • SILVER for Good Dog Bar

Good Stuff Eatery 

303 Pennsylvania Ave SE Washington, DC (202) 543-8222

Vegetarian Fast Food 
Spike Mendelsohn - Fifth

  • GOLD for Good Stuff Eatery

Govnr's Park  

672 Logan St Denver, CO (303) 831-8605

American Burgers 
Serving up classic tavern fare it has one of the best Happy Hours in Denver like 2-for-1 on all draft beers, margaritas, premium wells and L


Grease Burger 

213 Clematis St West Palm Beach, FL (561) 651-1075

Grease Burger is the ultimate beer and burger bar that is set up to look like a 19th century meatpacking plant. They have a burger with dee


Grill 'Em All 

Hollywood Los Angeles, CA (323) 252-5603

false - 1094

  • BRONZE for Grill 'Em All

Grinder's 

417 E 18th St Kansas City, MO (816) 472-5454

Pizza Sandwiches 
Crazy pizzas. Chili bomb with tater tots and chili.

  • GOLD for Grinder's

Grubstake Diner 

1525 Pine St San Francisco, CA (415) 673-8268

Traditional American Portuguese 
This diner, built out of an old cable car, has been a piece of Bay Area history since 1927. The menu offers cooked-to-order burgers along wi

  • SILVER for Grubstake Diner

Hackney's 

1241 Harms Rd Glenview, IL (847) 724-5577

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • GOLD for Hackney's

Hamburgao 

288 Lafayette St Newark, NJ (973) 465-1776

Brazilian 
Traditional Brazilian hamburger.


Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 

4455 Paradise Rd Las Vegas, NV (702) 693-5000

Soups Traditional American 
Eric Greenspan - The Gambler's Special

  • GOLD for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Harold's 

602 N Limestone St Gaffney, SC (864) 489-9153

Vegetarian Hot Dogs 


Harpers Burger Bar 

Moving Target Kingston, Canada

Umami burgers


Harris Grill 

5748 Ellsworth Ave Pittsburgh, PA (412) 362-5273

American Burgers 
Bacon in cocktails, mac and cheese and of course bacon night!


Haven Brothers Diner 

72 Spruce St Providence, RI (401) 861-7777

Adam hears that nothing destroys hunger like the Triple Murder Bruger – 3 cheddar cheese covered burgers topped with 6 strips of bacon, le


Hawkins House of Burgers 

11603 Slater St Los Angeles, CA (323) 563-1129

Hamburgers 
Hawkins House of Burgers serves the Whipper Burger, a behemoth of a burger with 2 patties, topped with hotlinks and loads of pastrami.


Higgins Restaurant 

1239 SW Broadway Portland, OR (503) 222-9070

Italian French 


Hodad's 

945 Broadway San Diego, CA (619) 234-6323

Vegetarian Sandwiches 
a legendary surfer spot for some righteous burgers with an old buddy

  • BRONZE for Hodad's

Hodads Restaurant 

5010 Newport Ave San Diego, CA (619) 224-4623

Hamburgers 
Guy Fieri - Bacon Burger

  • GOLD for Hodads Restaurant

Holeman & Finch Public House 

2277 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, GA (404) 948-1175

Vegetarian American 
Anne Burrell - Double Cheeseburger

  • GOLD for Holeman & Finch Public House

Hooters-Clearwater 

2800 Gulf-to-Bay Blvd Clearwater, FL (727) 797-4008

Traditional American Seafood 
The first Hooters opened October 4, 1983, in Clearwater, Florida. During its history, the Hooters concept has undergone very little change.

  • BRONZE for Hooters-Clearwater

Hubcap Grill 

1111 Prairie St Houston, TX (713) 223-5885

Hamburgers 
Big interesting burgers like burgers with Fritos, cheesesteak or peanut butter.

  • BRONZE for Hubcap Grill

Hukilau Cafe 

55-662 Wahinepee St Laie, HI (808) 293-8616

Steakhouse Traditional American 
Hukilau Burger, a large burger topped with a fried egg, teriyaki beef and grilled onion


In-N-Out Burger 

7009 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA (800) 786-1000

Hamburgers 
Anthony Bourdain gets a double-double animal style cheeseburger and chocolate shake.

  • SILVER for In-N-Out Burger

JG Melon 

1291 3rd Ave New York, NY (212) 650-1310

Hamburgers 
Bobby Flay - Cheeseburger

  • GOLD for JG Melon

JRs BBQ 

3055 La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 837-6838

Traditional American New American 
Pulled Pork Sandwich


Jackalope Jacks 

1936 E 7th St Charlotte, NC (704) 347-1918

American Cafe 
Adam coaches a Charlotte college student in the Big Eats Challenge: 25 pulled-pork sliders in 45 minutes!

  • BRONZE for Jackalope Jacks

Jake Melnick's Corner Tap 

41 E Superior St Chicago, IL (312) 266-0400

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Ghost Pepper Hot Wings

  • BRONZE for Jake Melnick's Corner Tap

Jerry 

1045 W Madison St Chicago, IL (312) 563-1008

Sandwiches American 
Jerry's Sandwiches, located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, offers a lineup of well over 100 sandwiches -- and if you don't see any o


Jethro 

3102 Forest Ave Des Moines, IA (515) 279-3300

Sandwiches American 
The Jethro, with breaded tenderloin, pulled pork, and homemade bacon


Jethro's BBQ 

3102 Forest Ave Des Moines, IA (515) 279-3300

American Cafe 
Adam faces the Adam Emmenecker Challenge, a BBQ sandwich made with breaded pork tenderloin, a grilled bacon cheese burger, Texas brisket, "f

  • SILVER for Jethro's BBQ

Jim Denny's Hamburger and Chili 

816 12th street Sacramento, CA (916) 443-9655

Adam is at Jim Denny's Hamburgers & Chili for a stack of their legendary pancakes, four 13-inch mouthwatering pancakes, topped with a mound


Joe's Cable Car 

4320 Mission St San Francisco, CA (415) 334-6699

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • SILVER for Joe's Cable Car

John Ascuaga's Nugget 

1100 Nugget Ave Sparks, NV (775) 356-3300

Seafood Asian 
This one of the few remaining casinos still owned by just one person. Rosie's Caf, which is located inside Jon Ascuaga's Nugget, is known a


Junkyard Extreme Burgers and Brats 

95410 Highway 99 E Junction City, OR (541) 234-2128

Hamburgers 
the farmland favorite firing up a monster burger and a unique twist on pizza


Kalico Kitchen 

312 Ferry St Douglas, MI (269) 857-2678

Southern American 


Kekuli Cafe 

505-3041 Louie Dr Westbank, Canada

Chef Sharon Bond incorporates an ancient Indian ingredient in making a First Nation fry bread used for everything from Bannock Buffalo Burge


Kooky Canuck 

97 S 2ND St Memphis, TN (901) 578-9800

American Cafe 
This episode's challenge was to eat The Sasquatch Hamburger,a total of 7.5 pounds including 4 pounds of beef, 1.5 pounds of vegetables, and

  • SILVER for Kooky Canuck

Korzo 

178 E 7th St Brooklyn, NY (212) 780-0181

German Eastern European 
Hungarian burger wrapped in fried bread.


Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger 

551 S Division St Ann Arbor, MI (734) 663-4590

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Adam heads to downtown Ann Arbor to visit the legendary Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger, a local favorite since 1953.

  • GOLD for Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger

Kuma's Corner 

2900 W Belmont Chicago, IL (773) 604-8769

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Adam Gertler - Plague Bringer Burger

  • GOLD for Kuma's Corner

LBS Burger Joint  

11011 W Charleston Blvd Las Vegas, NV (702) 866-2100

Traditional American 
Jalapeno drenched Potato Twisters


Landmarc Grill 

405 S 8th St Minneapolis, MN (612) 455-1204

American Burgers 


Lankford Grocery 

88 Dennis St Houston, TX (713) 522-9555

Southern Hamburgers 

  • GOLD for Lankford Grocery

Latham's Hamburger Inn 

106 W Main St. New Albany, MS (662) 534-5315

Deep-fried dough burger.


Latin Burger and Taco 

1101 biscayne lvd Miami, FL

Latino Macho burger with chorizo.


Latin House 

Mobile Food Truck Miami, FL (786) 468-6567

Muffin Top Burger and a Cabo Wabo Fish Taco.


Latin House Burger and Taco Bar 

9565 SW 72nd St Miami, FL (786) 564-5683

Mexican Burgers 
Unique Burger and Taco Bar with a latin fusion. Chimi Burrito and Lobster Lollipops


Lauer Krauts 

26 S 6th Ave Brighton, CO (303) 654-9700

German 
a German joint specializing in homemade kraut and its own take on a kraut burger

  • BRONZE for Lauer Krauts

Le Pigeon 

738 SE Burnside St Portland, OR (503) 546-8796

French New American 
Fine Dining


Lexington #1 BBQ  

10 US Hwy 29 70 S Lexington, NC (336) 249-9814

Sandwiches American 
he feasts on pork shoulder that takes a half of a day to slow cook


Li 

1211 Pine St Seattle, WA (206) 457-4148

Hamburgers 
Late night burger. Famous for the New Mexico burger and "crack" a milkshake and fries.


Library Bar 

630 W Sixth St Ste 116A Los Angeles, CA (213) 614-0053

American Burgers 
One of LA's best hidden gems, this playground for the leading movers and shakers in mixology is located off the historic lobby


Lindy's on 4th 

431 N 4th Ave Tucson, AZ (520) 207-2384

Rock and roll burger that's a duo patty creation served up between double grilled-cheese sandwiches made with thick Texas toast.

  • BRONZE for Lindy's on 4th

Little Bitty Burger Barn 

5503 Pinemont Houston, TX (713) 683-6700

Hamburgers 
Hottest burgers in the lone star state - a saucy jalapeño-habanera creation that tips the spice scale with its extreme heat.

  • BRONZE for Little Bitty Burger Barn

Little Louies Burger Joint 

234 Clyde Rd Cambridge, Canada (519) 623-8500

Chicken Ball Burger


Louie's 

1839 N Henderson Ave Dallas, TX (214) 826-0505

Italian Pizza 

  • SILVER for Louie's

Louis' Lunch 

263 Crown St New Haven, CT (203) 562-5507

Sandwiches American 
Geoffrey Zakarian - The Original Burger

  • GOLD for Louis' Lunch

Lucky Devils 

6613 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 465-8259

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Lucky Devils in Los Angeles, CA, is serving up a spicy food lover's indulgence - the Diablo Burger topped with fiery Diablo Sauce - on Food


Lucy's Eastside Diner 

2708 Main St Vancouver, Canada (604) 568-1550

4 burger patties, bacon, sausage, chili, onion rings and an egg on one bun


Lunchbox Laboratory 

1253 Thomas St Seattle, WA (206) 621-1090

New American Hamburgers 
Taste some surprising yet delicious combinations, like the Dork burger, that combines duck and pork in the patty.


Lynn's Paradise Cafe - CLOSED 

984 Barret Ave Louisville, KY (502) 583-3447

Southern Vegetarian 
Alton Brown - Kentucky Hot Brown

  • GOLD for Lynn's Paradise Cafe - CLOSED

Mad Donna's  

1313 Woodland St Nashville, TN (615) 226-1617

Sandwiches American 
Habanero mac n cheese


Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar 

19400 Northline Rd Detroit, MI (734) 287-0800

For the challenge, which took place at Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar, Richman fielded a team of 40 people, consisting of policemen, firemen, h

  • SILVER for Mallie's Sports Grill & Bar

Manuel's Tavern 

602 N Highland Ave Atlanta, GA (404) 525-3447

Hamburgers 
Featuring 30 beers on tap, 60 in the bottle and some unique cocktails, this is a true Atlanta landmark


Maple and Motor 

4810 Maple Ave Dallas, TX (214) 522-4400

Vegetarian Fast Food 
a side-of-the-road joint focuses on one thing only: burgers.

  • SILVER for Maple and Motor

Marty 

10558 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA (310) 836-6944

Hamburgers 
The combo: a burger with 2 hotdogs on top.


Matt's Bar 

3500 Cedar Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 722-7072

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Camille visits Matt's Bar, a legendary Minneapolis eatery that claims to have invented and perfected the infamous "Jucy Lucy" cheeseburger

  • GOLD for Matt's Bar

Matt's Big Breakfast 

801 N 1st St Phoenix, AZ (602) 254-1074

Vegetarian Sandwiches 
Guy Fieri - The Chop & Chick

  • GOLD for Matt's Big Breakfast

Melt Bar & Grilled 

14718 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH (216) 226-3699

Traditional American Vegetarian 
Anne Thornton - The Godfather

  • GOLD for Melt Bar & Grilled

Memphis Barbeque Co 

709 Desoto Cv Horn Lake, MS (662) 536-3762

barbecue joint puttin' the championship touch on ribs, cheese fritters, and burgers with pork rinds.

  • BRONZE for Memphis Barbeque Co

Mere Bulles 

5201 Maryland Way Nashville, TN (615) 467-1945

Traditional American 
Southern Hospitality that includes a Macaroni and Cheese Burger and Blue Cheese Chips


Merritt Canteen 

4355 Main St Bridgeport, CT (203) 372-1416

Seafood Hot Dogs 
Triple D fans show us their favorite spot for burgers, dogs and seafood.

  • BRONZE for Merritt Canteen

Mike's Chili Parlor 

1447 NW Ballard Ave Seattle, WA (206) 782-2808

Sandwiches American 
Famous chili spot.

  • SILVER for Mike's Chili Parlor

Mill Creek BBQ 

2087 Orange Tree Ln Redlands, CA (909) 798-5757

Hamburgers 


Minetta Tavern 

113 MacDougal St New York, NY (212) 475-3850

Italian 
Black label burger made with 4 cuts of prime dry aged beef.

  • SILVER for Minetta Tavern

Miru 8691  

9162 W Olympic Blvd Beverly Hills, CA (310) 777-8378

Eclectic & International Japanese 
realizing his burger dreams in the most unlikely of places - a sushi joint.


Miss Katie's Diner 

1900 W Clybourn St Milwaukee, WI (414) 344-0044

Steakhouse Soups 


Morrie O 

3501 S. Union Ave. Chicago, IL (773) 247-2700

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
the B-L-Turtle Burger


Motor Burger 

888 Erie St. East Windsor, Canada (519) 252-8004

Fan Favorite! driano Ciotoli motors right through the menu raving to John about the LAMB-ORGHINI, FIRE-BIRD and AUTOSTRADA.


Mrs. Riches Restaurant 

199 Fraser St Nanaimo, Canada

John attempts to finish the massive K2 Mountain Burger and get his face on the wall of fame, will he be triumphant, or will he fail to scale


My Brothers Bar 

2376 15th St Denver, CO (303) 455-9991

Sandwiches American 
Jalepeno Cream Cheese Burger.


Nosh 

2812 Erwin Rd Durham, NC (919) 383-4747

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Relay leg 3 : Richman ate Nosh's Triple Tomato Threat, a fried green tomato sandwich on sun-dried tomato bread with a tomato spread, before


Nosh Box 

Cleveland, OH (216) 244-2169

Grilled Mac and Cheese and a Portobello Mushroom Burger


Oaks Gourmet 

1915 N Bronson Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 871-8894

Vegetarian Pizza 
oaks gourmet dry aged burger


Oh My! Pocket Pies 

1005 St Emanuel St Houston, TX (281) 902-9820

Hamburgers 
empanada style pocket pies


Old Ebbitt Grill 

675 15TH St NW Washington, DC (202) 347-4801

Seafood American 
Established in 1856, it was a favorite of Presidents Grant, Cleveland, Harding and Theodore Roosevelt and is still a popular meeting spot fo

  • GOLD for Old Ebbitt Grill

Old Hickory 

338 Washington Ave Owensboro, KY (270) 926-9000

Chicken American 
Since 1918, 6 generations of one family have been serving smoked chopped mutton with white bread and sweet tea.


Old Homestead Steakhouse 

56 9th Ave New York, NY (212) 242-9040

Steakhouse Traditional American 

  • BRONZE for Old Homestead Steakhouse

Original Tommy 

2575 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA (213) 389-9060

Californian Hamburgers 
Ask any regular why they keep coming back and they’ll tell you: their famous chili.

  • BRONZE for Original Tommy

Outlaws Cafe 

6201 Van Nuys Blvd Van Nuys, CA (818) 855-1953

Stuffed burgers with Jalapeno bacon.


PB Shore Club 

4343 Ocean Blvd San Diego, CA (858) 272-7873

Seafood American 
Steps from the beach, at the intersection of Grand Avenue and the Sand, Pacific Beach Shore Club is your next classical styled beach bar.


PYT 

1050 N Hancock St Philadelphia, PA (215) 964-9009

Hot Dogs Burgers 
Blue cheese stuffed burger, infused with bloody mary mix, and topped with a heaping portion of bacon.


Paia Fish Market 

2 Baldwin Ave Ste A Paia, HI (808) 579-8030

Seafood Hamburgers 
Curtis Stone - Fish Tacos


Panini Pete's 

42 1/2 S Section St Ste 2 Fairhope, AL (251) 929-0122

Hot Dogs Sandwiches 

  • BRONZE for Panini Pete's

Paradise Pup 

1724 S River Rd Des Plaines, IL (847) 699-8590

Hamburgers Hot Dogs 

  • SILVER for Paradise Pup

Parkway Bakery 

538 Hagan Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 482-3047

Hamburgers 
Roast Beef Po'Boy Feud. Winner.

  • SILVER for Parkway Bakery

Paul's Coffee Shop 

16947 BUSHARD ST Fountain Valley, CA (714) 965-3643

Hot Dogs Tea 

  • BRONZE for Paul's Coffee Shop

Pawleys Front Porch 

827 Harden St Columbia, SC (803) 771-8001

American Cafe 

  • GOLD for Pawleys Front Porch

Pearl's Phat Burgers 

8 E Blithedale Ave Mill Valley, CA (415) 381-6010

Hamburgers 
Tyler Florence - Phat Burger W/Bacon and Cheese


Pelican Grill 

3142 NASA Rd 1 Seabrook, TX (281) 326-6149

American Cafe 


Pete's Hamburgers 

118 W. Blackhawk Ave. Prairie du Chien, WI

George visits a 102-year-old burger stand in Prairie du Chien, WI.


Phillips Grocery 

2406 S Lamar Blvd Oxford, MS (662) 236-5951

Southern Sandwiches 
Burger recipe from 1948.


Picabu Neighborhood Bistro 

901 W 14th Ave Spokane, WA (509) 624-2464

Slathering burgers with a remoulade they call


Pie N Burger 

913 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA (626) 795-1123

Hamburgers 
American comfort food.


Pincho Factory 

9860 SW 40TH ST Miami, FL (305) 631-2038

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
Toston Burger, served on plantains.


Pink's Hot Dogs  

709 N La Brea Ave Hollywood, CA (323) 931-4223

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Hot dogs throwdown. Winner: Bobby Flay

  • GOLD for Pink's Hot Dogs

Pop Burger 

14 E 58th St New York, NY (212) 991-6644

Hamburgers 


Poppys Burgers and Fries 

184 Main Street Beacon, NY (845) 765-2121

Fast Food American 
Paul Yeaple, Chef and Restaurateur, Poppy's Burgers and Fries, Beacon, NY (winner)


Port of Call 

838 Esplanade Ave New Orleans, LA (504) 523-0120

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Char broiled mushroom burger.


Prime One Twelve 

112 Ocean Dr Miami, FL (305) 532-8112

Steakhouse Seafood 
Chris Santos - Chocolate Peanut Butter Smores


Prime and Beyond 

501 Main St Fort Lee, NJ (201) 461-0033

Steak Korean 
Dry aged lamb chop


Prince Alberts Diner 

565 Richmond St. London, Canada (519) 432-2835

a burger staple that offers bacon and peanut butter on a quarter pound of dripping goodness


Prohibition 

504 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO (303) 832-4840

throwback bar known for their short rib burger and apple strudel

  • BRONZE for Prohibition

Pub Fiction 

2303 Smith St Houston, TX (713) 400-8400

American Burgers 
Rocket Booster


Q Restaurant 

225 Clement St San Francisco, CA (415) 752-2298

Traditional American Hamburgers 

  • BRONZE for Q Restaurant

Ray's Place 

135 Franklin Ave Kent, OH (330) 673-2233

Italian 
Michael Symon - Mofo Burger

  • BRONZE for Ray's Place

Red Mill Burgers 

312 N 67th St Seattle, WA (206) 783-6362

Hamburgers Fast Food 
City

  • GOLD for Red Mill Burgers

Red Top Diner 

219 St.Mary's Rd Winnipeg, Canada

The 60s might be over, but the Red Tops 6-patty Monster Burger lives on


Relish Burgers 

135 Wortley Rd. London, Canada (519) 667-0606

over 40 unique gourmet burgers


Resto 

111 E 29th St New York, NY (212) 685-5585

Hamburgers Belgian 
Michael Symon - Large Format Feast


Rex 

2401 MONTANA AVE Billings, MT (406) 245-7477

Steak Seafood 
Bison Steaks


Roam Artisan Burgers  

1785 Union St San Francisco, CA (415) 440-7626

Traditional American Hamburgers 
They're flipping a juicy Bison Tejano Burger that's an all-natural tasty twist on the American classic.


Rock & Reilly 

8911 W Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA (310) 360-1400

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Rock & Reilly


Rockies Diner 

3900 W Overland Rd Boise, ID (208) 336-2878

Traditional American 
Johnny B. Goode Challenge - aka "The Rock" - which consists of the Johnny B. Goode Burger (three 1/3-pound hamburgers topped with shredded l


Rockit Burger Bar 

22 W Hubbard St Chicago, IL (312) 645-6000

Traditional American New American 
Rockit burgers are hand crafted with interesting twists: deep fried Mac 'n' Cheese as buns, breakfast for dinner burger with a fried egg and


Rohrer's Tavern 

418 3 Rivers Pkwy North Bend, OH (513) 941-4266

American Cafe 


Rossi's Bar and Grill 

501 Morris Ave Trenton, NJ (609) 394-9089

George Motz has a burger from Rossi’s Bar & Grill. He discusses the preparation or the burger and history of the restaurant with the owner


Rotier 

2413 Elliston Pl Nasville, TN (615) 327-9892

"Grilled Cheese" burger


Rutt's Hut 

417 River Rd Clifton, NJ (973) 779-8615

Hot Dogs Fast Food 

  • SILVER for Rutt's Hut

Sammy 

2191 E Tropicana Ave Las Vegas, NV (702) 736-1698

Burgers 
Called a diamond in the rough by locals and voted “Best Place to Overeat” by Las Vegas Weekly, Sammy’s is a


San Francisco Creamery 

1370 Locust St Walnut Creek, CA (925) 926-0228

Traditional American New American 
Kitchen Sink Challenge: an enormous, 2-gallon sundae consisting of 8 scoops of ice cream, 8 different toppings, and 8 servings of whipped cr


Schellville Grill 

22900 Broadway Sonoma, CA (707) 996-5151

American Cafe 


Schnipper's Quality Kitchen  

620 8th Ave New York, NY (212) 921-2400

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Sloppy Joes throwdown. Winner: Bobby Flay


Seau's The Restaurant - CLOSED 

1640 Camino De la Reina San Diego, CA (619) 291-7328

Traditional American Hamburgers 
hottest Ahi Poke in Southern California

  • BRONZE for Seau's The Restaurant  - CLOSED

Shady Glen Dairy 

360 Middle Tpke W Manchester, CT (860) 643-0511

Californian 
Ryan D'Agostino - Cheeseburger

  • BRONZE for Shady Glen Dairy

Shady Glen Restaurant 

840 Middle Tpke E Manchester, CT (860) 649-4245

The Bernice Original - a burger with a crispy cheese crown.


Shake Shack 

3071 Steinway St New York, NY (212) 889-6600

Traditional American Hamburgers 
Claire Robinson - Corn Dog

  • GOLD for Shake Shack

Shooting Star Saloon 

7350 E 200 S Huntsville, UT (801) 745-2002

Hamburgers 
opened in 1862 as a trading post and later became a bar, in 1879. It boasts having been openly open during Prohibition and is said to be the

  • BRONZE for Shooting Star Saloon

Sid's Diner 

300 S Choctaw Ave El Reno, OK (405) 262-7757

Hot Dogs Fast Food 
Adam comes to Sid's for their famous fried-onion burger. The caramelized onions are cooked right into the beef.

  • BRONZE for Sid's Diner

Sidecar 

560 5th Ave Brooklyn, NY (718) 369-0077

American Burgers 
A team of brothers kick traditional bar food up a notch with their homemade brandade with escabeche and a unique Cuban sandwich.

  • BRONZE for Sidecar

Sketch Burger 

413 E Girard Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 634-3466

Vegetarian Hamburgers 
Perfecting


Skillet Street Food 

900 13th Ave Seattle, WA

a mobile eatery located in an Airstream trailer, is grilling up some of the best beefy burgers in the city, and they're topping them with sa


Skyway 

951 E Turkeyfoot Lake Rd Akron, OH (330) 896-9350

Double Cheeseburger / Drive-In Feud.


Slaters 50/50 

6362 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd Anaheim, CA (714) 685-1103

Bacon Paradise - 50/50 burger (half burger half bacon). Bacon chocolate cake. Bacon milkshake.

  • GOLD for Slaters 50/50

Slaters 50/50 

8082 Adams Ave Huntington Beach, CA (714) 594-5730

Bacon Burgers

  • BRONZE for Slaters 50/50

Slaters 50/50 

61 N Raymond Ave Pasadena, CA (619) 398-2600

Slater’s 50/50 opened in 2009 and has already won more than a dozen “best burger” awards. Their menu, which features burgers made with


Sloppy Hoggs Roes Hus 

9563A 118 Ave Edmonton, Canada

Ridiculous Fat Ass Burger


Snake River Brewery 

265 S Millward St Jackson, WY (307) 739-2337

New American 
The Roper (cayenne pepper & mustard powder spice rub brisket braised in apple cider & beer mixture, bacon, and horseradish stacked in betwee


Snuffer 

3526 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX (214) 826-6850

Traditional American Hamburgers 
In an attempt to make French fries even tastier, Pat Snuffer decided to smother them in aged cheddar back in 1978. The result took Dallas by

  • BRONZE for Snuffer

Sobelman's Pub and Grill 

1900 W Saint Paul Ave Milwaukee, WI (414) 931-1919

A Milwaukee institution for over a century, Dave Sobelman transformed this Schlitz Tavern into a premier burger hotspot nearly 20 years ago

  • SILVER for Sobelman's Pub and Grill

Social Eatz 

232 E 53rd St New York, NY (212) 207-3339

Asian Sandwiches 
Angelo Sosa - Runner Up


Soda Jerks 

17520 100 Ave NW Edmonton, Canada (780) 486-5375

Macho Nacho Burger


Solids and Stripes 

2046 Larimer St Denver, CO (303) 308-9999

Mediterranean Sandwiches 
Jon gets more than he bargins for when he has a face off with a very prideful and stubborn owner who is desperate to keep his bar alive afte


Soul Burgers 

1035 S Prairie Ave Inglewood, CA (310) 419-7685

Hamburgers 
for the burger that's really a soul food meal on a bun.


South 21 Drivein 

3101 E Independence Blvd Charlotte, NC (704) 377-4509

Traditional American Hamburgers 
2 thin burgers and 2 slices of cheese.

  • GOLD for South 21 Drivein

South Philadelphia Tap Room 

1509 Mifflin St Philadelphia, PA (215) 271-7787

Chinese American 
PB and J , and tacos


Spenard Roadhouse 

1049 W Northern Lights Blvd Anchorage, AK (907) 770-7623

Seafood Sandwiches 
Spenard Roadhouse is a restaurant and bar, serving contemporary comfort food in a casual, eclectic setting. A neighborhood, gathering place,


Spunky Monkey Bar and Grill 

124 2ND St SE Auburn, WA (253) 804-9567

American Eclectic 


Squeeze Inn 

5301 Power Inn Rd Sacramento, CA (916) 386-8599

Traditional American Hamburgers 
How about a quarter pounder with your quarter pounder? At the Squeeze Inn, each cheeseburger is served with just as much cheese as meat!

  • GOLD for Squeeze Inn

Stand 

24 E 12th St NYC, NY (212) 488-5900

Hamburgers 
Michael Symon - Toasted Marshmallow Shake

  • BRONZE for Stand

Standard Diner 

320 Central Ave SE Albuquerque, NM (505) 243-1440

Sandwiches American 

  • SILVER for Standard Diner

Stanton City Bites 

1420 Edwards St Houston, TX (713) 227-4893

Fast Food Sandwiches 
Ground chuck and brisket burger on challah bread.


Sticky Lips BBQ 

625 Culver Rd Rochester, NY (585) 288-1910

Adam roots on pro-race car driver Joey Logano as he tries to take down the Atomic Bomb Challenge -- 30 minutes to finish a 3-lb. bacon doubl


Stuff Yer Face 

49 Easton Ave New Brunswick, NJ (732) 247-1727

Italian Pizza 
Stuff Yer Face is known for their gigantic 'Bolis, aka strombolis. Their biggest 'Bolis are 18 inches and weigh 2-lbs.

  • SILVER for Stuff Yer Face

Sumo Grub 

2235 Milvia St Berkeley, CA (510) 396-3967

Asian Fast Food 
Fried food, burgers, mac and cheese, oreos.

  • BRONZE for Sumo Grub

Sun Liquor Distillery 

512 E Pike St Seattle, WA (206) 720-1600

Burgers 
Sun Liquor was the first bar in Seattle to distill and sell its own liquor with the distillery located on the bar premises. They offer great


Sunflower Caffe Espresso and Wine Bar 

421 1st St W Sonoma, CA (707) 996-6645

a spot in a historic downtown building doing a lamb burger with an African twist and scratch made borscht


Super Duper Weenie 

306 Black Rock Tpke Fairfield, CT (203) 334-3647

Hot Dogs Fast Food 

  • BRONZE for Super Duper Weenie