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Top cheeseburger in every state



Some say sweet dreams are made of cheeseburgers, and we couldn’t agree more. Thick and juicy, thin and crispy, slapped between a fluffy moist bun and topped with ooey gooey cheese, there’s nothing like the perfect cheeseburger to get your mouth watering and your tummy rumbling. We’ve compiled the top place from each state to get the dreamiest cheeseburgers. Slap on your stretchy pants and grab your ketchup, it’s time to explore the top place in each state to grab a cheeseburger.

Methodology: This is a list for the Top Cheeseburger in every State in 2022 according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the food and restaurants category on Yelp, with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “cheeseburger,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “cheeseburger” between January 1, 2022 and July 15, 2022. This list looked at businesses in the United States. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of July 27, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of July 27, 2022.

Tommy’s Burger Stop (Alaska)

Photo by Emily H. on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their cajun influenced burgers and po’boys.

Yelpers say: “I went with the bacon cheeseburger and side of cajun seasoned fries. They were so good. I got the lettuce, tomato, onions, and I asked for extra pickles on the burger. It was perfect.” -Karla M.

Back Forty Beer Company (Alabama)

Photo by Lexi K. on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their gourmet pub food and Back 40 cheeseburger.

Yelpers say: “I had the Back 40 cheeseburger – cooked medium rare with fries. This thing just oozes flavor! And, it was cooked perfectly.” -George D.

Superior Bathhouse Brewery (Arkansas)

Photo by Jennifer G on Yelp

What they’re known for: Being the only brewery in a national park.

Yelpers say: “My girlfriend and I visited Hot Springs for New Years 2021/2022, and this place is the highlight of our trip. I got the blue burger, and she got the standard cheeseburger. The blue burger is the best hamburger I’ve ever had.” -Caleb S.

Happy’s Hamburgers (Arizona)

Photo by the business on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their made to order burgers, sliders, burritos, and shakes and malts.

Yelpers say: “Best cheeseburger and tots I have eaten since childhood. Great service too.” -Melissa L.

CRFT Burger (California)

Photo by Andrew F. on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their handcrafted smash burgers.

Yelpers say: “Wow amazing burgers and the chopped cheeseburger bacon fries are a must try. Most definitely will be back soon.” -Cesar M.

Empire Burger (Colorado)

Photo by Adam D. on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their handcrafted burgers in the heart of Breckenridge.

Yelpers say: “This place is great! There is a great variety on the menu and the service was pretty good. I really recommend the cheeseburger and the fries are amazing.” -Katy S.

Louis’ Lunch (Connecticut)

Photo by Anna F. on Yelp

What they’re known for: Known as the birthplace of the hamburger sandwich.

Yelpers say: “The burgers here are simple toasted white bread with meat, cheese, tomato, and onions with the meat being cooked medium rare making for one juicy flavorful burger that just really hit the spot!” -Rachel S.

Capital Burger (DC)

Photo by business on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their deluxe handcrafted burgers.

Yelpers say: “It was burger heaven with a black truffle, gruyere and caramelized onions with truffle aioli and a perfectly cooked patty. I took two burgers and combined the toppings to make the ultimate truffle lover burger. The fries were also to die for. The perfect amount of seasoning and crunch.” -Natalia G.

Gus & Gus Place (Delaware)

Photo by Andy V. on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their boardwalk favorites like cheeseburgers, cheesesteaks, and fries in Rehoboth Beach.

Yelpers say: “The food is a simple sort of hamburger and fries joint. Everything is made fresh to order how you like it and it comes out rather quickly.” -Andy V.

North South Grill (Florida)

Photo by Huy T. on Yelp

What they’re known for: Their smashed burgers, cheesesteaks, and gyros.

Yelpers say: “Burgers are of the smashed variety with crispy edges and have a heavenly flavor.” -Brian B.

Charlie Josephs (Georgia)

Shige’s Saimin Stand (Hawaii)

High Life Lounge (Iowa)

Bittercreek Ale House (Idaho)

Au Cheval (Illinois)

Workingman’s Friend (Indiana)

Do-B’s (Kansas)

Oskar’s Slider Bar (Kentucky)

District Donuts Sliders Brew (Louisiana) 

Tex Barry’s Coney Island Diner (Massachusetts)

Frank’s Burger Place (Maryland)

Butcher Burger (Maine)

Green Dot Stables (Michigan)

Petite Leon (Minnesota)

Carl’s Drive In (Missouri)

Handy Andy (Mississippi)

The Burger Dive (Montana)

Island Burgers & Bites (North Carolina)

JL Beers (North Dakota)

Cheeseburger A Takeout Joint (Nebraska)

Wild Willy’s Burgers (New Hampshire) 

Marty’s (New Jersey)

Sparky’s (New Mexico)

Slater’s 50/50 (Nevada)

7th Street Burger (New York)

Delwood’s (Ohio)

New State Burgers and Spirits (Oklahoma)

Five Stars Family Burger (Oregon)

Route 66 (Pennsylvania)

Mission (Rhode Island)

Husk (South Carolina)

Cafe Brulee (South Dakota)

Local Goat (Tennessee)

Nancy’s Hustle (Texas)

Milt’s Stop & Eat (Utah)

Melt Gourmet Cheeseburgers (Virginia)

Mad River Barn (Vermont)

Ooh Lala Burgers (Washington)

The Spot Drive In (Wisconsin)

The Peddler (West Virginia)

Chill Grill (Wyoming)

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