Burger - Best of 2013

Published Mar 20, 2013

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

2013 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
  • Roam Artisan Burgers, Food, Burger, 1785 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
    Nominee for: Burger
    1785 Union St, Cow Hollow San Francisco, 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
    Multiple locations
  • Val's Burgers, Great Meals Restaurants, New American, 2115 Kelly St Hayward CA 94541
    Nominee for: Burger
    2115 Kelly St, Hayward, 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
  • Memphis Minnie's BBQ Joint, Cheap Eats, Food, Barbecue, Burger, Wings, 576 Haight Street Lower Haight San Francisco CA 94117
    Nominee for: Barbecue, Burger
    576 Haight Street, Lower Haight 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nominee for: Burger
    2304 Market St, Castro San Francisco, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    610 1st St, Napa, CA
  • Sidebar, Food, New American, Burger, 542 Grand Ave. Lower Hills Oakland CA 94610
    15. Sidebar
    Nominee for: New American, Burger
    542 Grand Ave., Lower Hills Oakland, CA
  • Burgermeister, Food, Burger, 138 Church St Castro San Francisco CA 94114
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Tee Off Bar & Grill, Food, Burger, 3129 Clement St Outer Richmond San Francisco CA 94121
    Nominee for: Burger
    3129 Clement St, Outer Richmond 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
  • 18. Scolari's
    Nominee for: Burger, New American
    1303 Park St, Alameda, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    8 E Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, 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
  • Tony's Cable Car, Food, Burger, 2500 Geary Boulevard Pacific Heights San Francisco CA
    Nominee for: Burger
    2500 Geary Boulevard, Laurel Heights San Francisco, CA
  • 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    1027 MacArthur Blvd, East Oakland San Leandro, CA
  • Trueburger, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 146 Grand Ave. Oakland CA 94612
    Nominee for: Burger
    146 Grand Ave., Uptown Oakland Oakland, CA
Contest Overview
  • 42,579
    Total Votes
  • 22,635
  • 172

The 2013 Bay Area A-List awards are based on more than 42,000 votes from local Bay Area-area experts.

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