7 Places to Celebrate National Hamburger Month

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The almighty hamburger has always been the most popular patty between two buns. So it only seems fitting that this gastronomical delight would be honored with a month-long celebration. Place your order, pile on your favorite toppings and take a big bite of this handheld classic during National Hamburger Month this May.

Where Should You Celebrate National Hamburger Month?

  1. Las Vegas: BLT Burger
  2. If eating is your game, tasty burgers are always stacked in your favor at this hip and casual restaurant, BLT Burger, located inside The Mirage. Sink your teeth into beefy selections like The Classic, BLT, Tex Mex and Shaft’s Blue feature seven ounces of Certified Angus or American Wagyu Beef. Carb-conscious diners can order The Stripper—there’s no bun on this one. Other sure bets for burgers that are not beefy include Black N’ Chicken, Salmon, Turkey, Veggie Falafel, BBQ Brisket and Lamb Tandoori. Go all in with your choice of toppings and have a winning experience at BLT Burger during the month of May.

  3. Smoky Mountains: Blue Moose Burgers & Wings
  4. Staying active in the great outdoors requires a fuel-up. One of the best places to order a hearty meal in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains is Blue Moose Burgers & Wings. Every burger is hand-formed and made from 100% American beef. Mouthwatering choices served with a side of fries include Moose’s All American, Don’t Mess with Texas Burger, The Shakin’ Bacon Burger, The Junkyard Burger and Big Mushroom Melt. Feel like building your own burger? The choices are just as vast as the Smokies. Load up with jalapenos, onion rings, buffalo sauce, Cajun spice, ranch dressing and much, much more.

  5. Wisconsin Dells: Monk’s Bar & Grill
  6. Monks Bar & GrillFor more than 60 years, the smell of burgers has been in the air at Monk’s Bar & Grill. This popular Dells restaurant uses fresh Angus ground chuck served medium (unless otherwise requested) to heighten the flavors. Be sure to try the one that began it all—Monk’s Original Burger. The German Burger offers a taste of Europe with sliced bratwurst, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese. And if you like it hot and spicy, the Jalapeno Cheddar Monkburger is sure to fire you up. There are beefless creations too. Monk’s Turkey Burger is lean, mean and seasoned with secret spices. The Veggie Burger blends fresh veggies and grains. For a taste of Tex-Mex, try the Black Bean Burger; it has chilies, corn, brown rice and salsa. National Hamburger Month is a great time to grab a seat and grab a taste at this sports-themed bar.

  7. New Orleans: The Company Burger
  8. The Company Burger is an award-winning cheeseburger served up hot and fresh. Its classic construction consists of two 3.25-ounce patties, two slices of American cheese, thinly sliced red onions, bread and butter pickles on homemade bread. Add a fried egg and bacon for the ultimate in burger toppings. Those in the mood for tastes from the Mediterranean can order up the Lamb Burger. It’s made with feta cheese, basil mayonnaise made in house, bread and butter pickles, and red onion. You can talk turkey about the Turkey Burger or you can just open wide and eat it. This one comes with fixings like tomato jam, Green Goddess dressing and arugula.

  9. Myrtle Beach: Peaches Corner
  10. For more than 75 years, Peaches Corner has been a Myrtle Beach landmark where locals and tourists come to grab a burger in a casual atmosphere. The double patty Peaches cheeseburger started it all, and the Bacon Cheese Burger is a timeless classic cooked to order. Other selections include the Quesadilla Burger, topped with cheddar cheese and lettuce, then wrapped in a flour tortilla with sides of salsa and sour cream. The Frank-N-Burger is a tasty creation made with one part burger covered with mustard, onions, chili, cheddar cheese and a split hot dog.

  11. Williamsburg: Mooyah
  12. Cheddar cheeseburgerBeefy burgers at this Williamsburg, Virginia, restaurant include the Mooyah and Double Burger. You can also gobble up a Turkey Burger or go meatless by selecting the Black Bean Veggie Burger. Build it up with toppings like pickles, jalapenos, tomatoes, friend onion strings, sautéed mushrooms, mayo, hot sauces, avocado, bacon and much more plus your choice of American, Swiss, cheddar, bleu or pepper jack cheeses. Want it Mooyah style? That’s topped with American cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, grilled onions and Mooyah sauce. Buns come in traditional white and wheat or you can choose to wrap up your burger in iceburg lettuce.

  13. Chicago: Leadbelly
  14. This Chi-Town burger joint features top-quality beef and smoked pork belly blended together and ground daily to form fresh and tasty burgers placed between homemade buns. Order the restaurant’s namesake, the Leadbelly, or try the Easy Rider. This burger has smoked bacon topped with additional bacon plus sriracha pickles, cheddar cheese and bourbon bbq sauce. Other burgers on the menu include Black Betty, Salty Dog, Gallows Pole, Old Time Religion and Amazing Grace. For a unique twist on surf and turf try the Good Night Irene—it has a fried crab cake paced right on top of some juicy meat with a pinch (or more) of pico de gallo and spicy remoulade sauce.

    Whether you like your burgers rare, medium or well done, it’s always in good taste to celebrate National Hamburger Month.