Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners are hosting the Best Burger Battle October 10-20. Twelve Lorain County restaurants will compete for the title of Best Burger in Lorain County.
From Oct. 10-20, Lorain County transforms into just about the most delicious place on earth as some of our best bars and restaurants fight to win over your taste buds. Sponsored by Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners, this marks the 3rd Annual Burger Battle.
Visit Lorain County will be crowning a winner for the Best Overall Burger. Additionally, a consolation title will be given for Most Creative Burger. Participants will receive an official Ballot and a stamp when ordering the restaurant’s featured Burger Battle Burger.
2018 Mutt & Jeff’s took home the hardware with the French Onion Burger. This cheesy topped burger may still be available at Mutt & Jeff’s (3700 Oberlin Ave., Lorain).
Click on a restaurant to see their featured burger:
The Bourbon Oak Room Burger
Bourbon bacon & tomato Jam, House made Pimento cheese, Lettuce and cornmeal dusted fried pickles
36033 Westminister Avenue
North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039
Closed on Sundays
BRC Jam’n’ Bac’n Burger
Dee Jay’s 100% Ohio ground beef 1/2lb patty, smoked gouda, brown sugar bacon jam, fried onion straws, hand cut French fries.
15 S Main St
Oberlin, OH 44074
Hours: Sun & Mon 8AM – 3PM, Tues, Wed, Thurs 8AM-3PM, 5PM-9PM, Fri & Sat 8AM-3PM, 5PM-10PM
Korean BBQ Burger
1/2 pound custom grind patty, homeade Korean BBQ sauce, Asian style coleslaw, pecan wood smoked bacon, green onions, sesame seeds, wonton chips, brioche bun
34550 Royalton Road
Columbia Station, OH 44028
Photo by Jason Shaffer
Eastern Block Burger
A steak burger topped with smoked pork belly-swiss cheese-onion straws,smothered in The Brew Kettles Octoberest and German style mustard infused chili, served on a Pretzel bun for $9.00
300 Church Street
Amherst, OH 44001
This juicy burger is topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickle, and mayo. Our burgers are a custom blend of ground brisket and short rib.
580 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
Old Fashioned Burger
1/2 pound, custom blend patty, pecanwood bacon, fried egg, cream cheese, homemade onion straws, A1 sauce, served with waffle fries, cost $10
700 North Center St.
LaGrange, OH 44050
Mac N Cheese Burger
Beef patty, fried mac n cheese, Cherrywood smoked bacon, American cheese
525 Broad Street
Elyria, OH 44035
Truffle Mushroom Burger
1/2 lb burger topped with truffle mushrooms, grilled onion and provolone cheese on a brioche bun
301 Lakeside Avenue
Lorain, OH 44052
French Onion Burger
1/2 pound seasoned patty, topped with swiss, caramelized onions, onion spread, broiled mozzarella on bun, Au Jus Dip.
3700 Oberlin Avenue
Lorain, OH 44053
Fresh burger, smoked brisket, fresh shaved ribeye steak and a piece of our pot roast, covered in smoked Gouda cheese and the bun is prepped with a homemade horseradish sauce and lettuce.
426 Main St.
Grafton, OH 44044
An 8 oz. burger topped with Bacon Fried egg and Cheese served on Glazed Donuts $9.00 fries or side additional.
32858 Walker Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
The Jeffro Burger
A third pound of beef with Cajun spice, applewood smoked bacon, creamy/chunky bleu cheese on a toasted corn dusted kaiser, served with handcut fries and homemade coleslaw.
137 W. Herrick Avenue
Wellington, OH 44090
The Perogi Burger
A grilled butter burger topped with American cheese, mashed potato, applewood bacon & grilled onion served with a side of sour cream.
2261 Cooper Foster Park Rd
Amherst, OH 44001
Uni Cristo Burger
Half-pound house blend burger topped with house Applewood smoked Canadian bacon, Gruyere cheese on French Texas toast with lemon maple dipping sauce and raspberry coulis $9.00.
423 Main Street
Grafton, OH 44044
Participating locations will feature their best, most creative burger. The featured burger at every restaurant will be $9. (during regular business hours). Chips, fries, rings, beverages, tax and tip are not included.
They’ll also have ballots available. Your job will be eat, enjoy and vote—and then be entered into a drawing to win dinner for four at the restaurant that ends up winning the Best Burger in Lorain County.
After ordering the featured burger at a participating restaurant earn a stamp on your ballot. After trying two featured burgers at participating restaurants, you can vote for your favorite. How can you vote if you’ve only just tried one burger! We think you should try them all!
(Only one vote per person.)
Pick up your official ballot after ordering the Burger Battle Burger at a participating restaurant. For every one featured burger ordered, you get one stamped passport. You must order the burger at more than one participating restaurant to cast a vote.
Only one vote per person. Diners can submit their ballot after eating at one restaurant. Submit your ballot by October 25, 2019.
The title for Best Overall burger will be voted on by diners. The title for Most Creative will be voted upon by judges appointed by Visit Lorain County.
Diners who vote and provide all required information will be entered in a drawing for dinner for 4 to the restaurant that wins Best Overall Burger.
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