Burger - Best of 2016

Published Feb 24, 2016

Burgers are serious business. East Coast, West Coast, Well Done, Medium Rare. Who makes the best burger?

2016 Winner

1. The Counter Custom Built Burgers

Voters Love

"Best burgers around. I crave them often. The only complaint I have is their smallest build your own burger (1/3 pound..." via Martin Familiy

Find It
41 West Hillsdale Boulevard San Mateo CA 94403
  • The Counter Custom Built Burgers, Cheap Eats, Food, Burger, Traditional American, California, Sandwich Shop, Healthy Lunch, Barbecue, Bar Bites, 41 West Hillsdale Boulevard World Map San Mateo CA 94403
    Nominee for: Burger
    41 West Hillsdale Boulevard, World Map San Mateo, CA
  • The Girl and the Fig, Great Meals, Sonoma, Wine Country, Food, Cheap Eats, California, Sonoma Romantic Restaurant, Wine Country Romantic Restaurant, Burger, 110 West Spain Street Sonoma CA 95476
    Nominee for: Burger
    110 West Spain Street, Sonoma, CA
  • The Steamin' Burger, Cheap Eats, Food Truck, Burger, SoMa SoMa  CA 94103
    Nominee for: Burger, Food Truck
    World Map SoMa , CA
  • Roam Artisan Burgers, Food, Burger, 1785 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
    Nominee for: Burger
    1785 Union St, Cow Hollow San Francisco, CA
  • Val's Burgers, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2115 Kelly St Hayward CA 94541
    Nominee for: Burger
    2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA
  • Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Original Red Onion, Food, New American, Burger, 2870 Pinole Valley Rd Pinole CA 94564
    Nominee for: Burger, New American
    Multiple locations
  • Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, Burger, Wings, 576 Haight Street Lower Haight San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Wings, Burger
    576 Haight Street, Lower Haight San Francisco, CA
  • nations giant hamburgers, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 1432 Webster St Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Burger
    2100 Franklin Street, Uptown Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Nominee for: Burger
    2304 Market St, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Nominee for: Burger
    1313 9th Street, World Map Berkeley, CA
  • Barney's Gourmet Hamburgers, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 4138 24th St San Francisco CA 94114
    Nominee for: Burger
    4138 24th St, Noe Valley San Francisco, CA
  • Marlowe, Cheap Eats, Restaurants, Burger, 330 Townsend St, Ste 101 SoMa San Francisco CA 94107
    14. Marlowe
    Nominee for: Burger
    330 Townsend St, Mission Bay San Francisco, CA
  • Jack's Prime Burgers & Shakes, Food, Cheap Eats, Burger, 3723 S El Camino Real San Mateo CA 94403
    Nominee for: Burger
    3723 S El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA
  • Mojo Burgers, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 1875 S Bascom Ave Campbell CA 95008
    Nominee for: Burger
    1875 S Bascom Ave, Santa Clara County Campbell, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    1500 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA
  • Trueburger, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 146 Grand Ave. Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: Burger
    146 Grand Ave., Uptown Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Tower Burger, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 729 Portola Dr San Francisco CA 94127
    Nominee for: Burger
    729 Portola Dr, Miraloma San Francisco, CA
  • Red's Java House, Food, Burger, San Francisco, California, The Embarcadero, Pier 40  San Francisco, CA 94107
    Nominee for: Burger
    The Embarcadero, Pier 40, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • 4505 Meats, Food, Cheap Eats, Burger, Farmers Market, Breakfast Sandwich, 1909 Mission St Mission San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Burger
    1909 Mission St, Mission San Francisco, CA
  • Alameda Grill, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 1520 Park St Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Burger
    1520 Park St, Alameda, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    125 Vallejo St, San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    1255 S California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Best Burgers, Cheap Eats, Food, Burger, 1991 Monument Blvd Concord CA 94520
    Nominee for: Burger
    1991 Monument Blvd, Concord, CA
Contest Overview
  • 19,077
    Total Votes
  • 12,857
  • 121

The 2016 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 19,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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