Thursday, May 28 is #NationalHamburgerDay according to the National Day Calendar and everyone using that hashtag across social media. That gives us an opportunity to look closer at the 10 burger joints nominated for Best of the Valley 2020. (Voting ends May 31 at noon.)
Aioli Gourmet Burgers
What started six years ago as a food truck has grown into a team with four food trucks, a fast-casual brick and mortar in Phoenix (32nd St. & Shea) and a second location inside Fry’s Marketplace in Litchfield Park.
Must try: White Truffle Swiss Burger
Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar
Must try: Zinburger, add bacon
Blu Burger Grille
This cute, casual burger place is perfect for the D.I.Y. crowd. Various patties, cheeses, toppings, sauces and buns are available, allowing creative juices to flow. Don’t miss the sweet potato fries.
Must try: Build Your Own with Black Angus Beef
Lakeside Bar & Grill
Must try: BBQ Bacon Burger
New on the scene in the Roosevelt district of downtown Phoenix, Jackalope had to navigate the murky waters of quarantine shutdown when it first opened. They did it by offering delivery, takeout and curbside pickup.
Must try: The Jackalope Burger
The Stand Arcadia Burger Shoppe
Must try: Big Kahuna
Grilled Addiction Food Truck
The lone food truck to make it onto our final Best of the Valley voting round for Best Burger, Grilled Addiction caters to corporate events and private parties.
Must try: Ultimate Addiction Burger
Rehab Burger Therapy
Must try: The Porkster Burger
Tempo Urban Bistro
Must try: Kobe Burger
Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers
Must try: Burger Challenge.
Start with at least 3 patties, eat it in record time and the burger is free.
Remember to vote for your local favorites to win Best of the Valley 2020. Voting ends May 31.