Greasy or gourmet, iconic or classic, Denver is filled with all kinds of delicious burgers. Unsure where to eat on National Cheeseburger Day (September 18)? Sink your teeth into any one of these and start your weekend off right.
Hopdoddy’s Triple B Burger
Where: 1747 Wynkoop St, Denver
Cost: September 18- September 20 ($12 special)
The Low Down: Introducing the Triple B Burger: Bacon, bourbon, and blue cheese. Melty blue jack cheese paired with bourbon bacon bring the flavor for this Kobe beef burger, while fried tobacco onions add a bit of crunch. Named “Reader’s Choice” for Food & Wine’s “The Best Burgers In America” and known for its all natural ingredients, this Austin-born burger joint is a must try.
Steuben’s $7 Special
Where: 523 East 17th Ave., Denver
Cost: From 10 p.m. to close, daily, get a $7 cheeseburger, fries, and choice of PBR, Olympia or Coors Banquet
The Low Down: This is your classic cheeseburger. Steuben’s Food Service knows comfort food and at $7, you can’t go wrong. This burger proves simple is best with gooey cheese, lettuce, and tomato. But want to know our favorite part? The price includes a beer and fries.
The Cricket Burger at Cherry Cricket
Where: 2641 East 2nd Ave., Denver
Neighborhood: Cherry Creek
Cost: $7.75 for 1/2 pound Cricket Burger
The Low Down: The Cherry Cricket, an icon to Denver, will celebrate its 70th anniversary this September. Whether you’re having the “Cricket Burger,” which was featured on the Food Network’s “Best Thing I Ever Ate,” or decide to build your own masterpiece, the burgers here are always grilled over hot lava rocks to ensure a perfect char.
Dry-Aged Burger at Ste. Ellie
Where: 1553 Platte St, Denver
The Low Down: This exclusive burger is one that sets Ste. Ellie a part. The dry-aged patty sandwiched between a perfectly buttered brioche bun comes in at only $8, but will have you feeling like you spent twice as much. Pair it with any of its well crafted cocktails to fully enjoy this ultra-cool hangout.
The Luther at Crave Real Burgers
Where: 9344 Dorchester St, Highland Ranch; 7465 N. Academy Blvd, Colorado Springs; 3982 Limelight Ave, Castle Rock
The Low Down: While Crave has an array of crazy burgers, this one stood out to us. The “Luther” includes certified Colorado ground beef and chuck, cheddar cheese, egg, bacon, and is all encompassed by two glazed donuts. This burger is sure to satisfy those looking for something sweet and savory. Look out for Crave’s new location opening this October in LoDo.
Denver Burger at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
Where: 8100 E Orchard Rd, Greenwood Village
Cost: Special price only offered in-house.
The Low Down: If you’re heading south today, stop by Del Frisco’s for its Denver Cheeseburger. Piled high with onions, jalapeños, pickles, tomatoes and topped with bacon knots, this burger is a must-try. Served with a big pile of fries, it’s definitely worthy of this national day.