Burger - Best of 2012

Published Apr 10, 2012

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

2012 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
  • 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
  • Nominee for: Burger
    2304 Market St, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Burgermeister, Food, Burger, 138 Church St Castro San Francisco CA 94114
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Val's Burgers, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2115 Kelly St Hayward CA 94541
    Nominee for: Burger
    2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA
  • Joe's Cable Car, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 4320 Mission St San Francisco CA 94112
    Nominee for: Burger
    4320 Mission St, Excelsior San Francisco, CA
  • Pearl's Phat Burgers, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger New American, 708 Post St San Francisco CA 94109
    Nominee for: Burger
    708 Post St, Tenderloin San Francisco, CA
  • Burger Bar, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 251 Geary St. San Francisco CA 94102
    Nominee for: Burger
    251 Geary St., Union Square 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    1255 S California Blvd, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Roam Artisan Burgers, Food, Burger, 1785 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
    Nominee for: Burger
    1785 Union St, Cow Hollow San Francisco, CA
  • Burger Joint, Cheap Eats Great Meals Restaurants, Burger New American, 700 Haight St San Francisco CA 94117 807 Valencia St San Francisco CA 94110
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Bill's Place, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 2315 Clement St San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Burger
    2315 Clement St, Outer Richmond San Francisco, CA
  • George's Giant Hamburgers, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 1491 Newell Ave Walnut Creek CA 94596
    Nominee for: Burger
    1491 Newell Ave, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Mel's Drive-In, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 801 Mission St San Francisco CA 94103
    Nominee for: Burger
    801 Mission St, SoMa San Francisco, CA
  • St John's Bar & Grill, Cheap Eats, Burger, 510 Lawrence Expy Santa Clara County Sunnyvale CA 94085
    Nominee for: Burger
    510 Lawrence Expy, Santa Clara County Sunnyvale, 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    1500 El Camino Real, Belmont, CA
  • nations giant hamburgers, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 1432 Webster St Alameda CA 94501
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Bullshead Restaurant, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 840 Ulloa St San Francisco CA 94127
    Nominee for: Burger
    840 Ulloa St, West Portal San Francisco, CA
  • Marlowe, Cheap Eats, Restaurants, Burger, 330 Townsend St, Ste 101 SoMa San Francisco CA 94107
    Nominee for: Burger
    330 Townsend St, Mission Bay San Francisco, CA
  • Trueburger, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 146 Grand Ave. Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: Burger
    146 Grand Ave., Uptown Oakland Oakland, CA
  • Original Red Onion, Food, New American, Burger, 2870 Pinole Valley Rd Pinole CA 94564
    Nominee for: Burger, New American
    Multiple locations
  • Bud's Burger, Cheap Eats, Food, Burger, 3849 Sonoma Blvd Vallejo CA 94589
    Nominee for: Burger
    3849 Sonoma Blvd, Vallejo, CA
Contest Overview
  • 72,388
    Total Votes
  • 31,401
  • 172

The 2012 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 72,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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