2017 Best Burger Battle

The battle for the best burger is on! Visit Lorain County and the Lorain County Commissioners will be hosting the Best Burger Battle from October 20-29. Twelve Lorain County restaurants will compete for the title of Best Burger in Lorain County. The featured burger at every restaurant will be $9.

Participating restaurants will feature their best, most creative burger, not available on the regular menu. The Burger Battle burger will be available for $9 from October 20-29 (during regular business hours). Chips, fries, rings, beverages, tax and tip are not included.

Visit Lorain County will be crowning a winner for the Best Overall Burger. Additionally, a consolation title will be given for Most Creative Burger. You will receive your official Ballot and Map when ordering the restaurant’s special Burger Battle Burger. Vote now below!

Click on a restaurant to see their featured burger:

Avon Brewing Company
Bistro 83
The Brew Kettle
The Feve
The Foundry Kitchen and Bar
Hecks Cafe
Jackalope Lakeside
Parker's Grille & Tavern
The Unicorn
Your Pit BBQ

Avon Brewing Company

Avon Brewing Company BBQ Pulled Pork Burger
Title of Burger: BBQ Pulled Pork Burger
Weight of Burger: 8 oz.
Type of Meat: Certified Angus Beef
Type of Bun: Pretzel Bun
Toppings: Smoked Gouda, Slow Roasted Root Beer BBQ pulled pork, jalapeno pear slaw, and an onion ring.

Add Fries, Yukon Gold Potatoes, Polenta, Tots, Sweet Potato Waffle Fries, Pub Chips, Asparagus, Green Beans, Wilted Spinach, Coleslaw or House Salad for $1.25

How to Vote

Vote here or receive your Ballot while dining at a participating restaurant.

Submit your Ballot by November 3, 2017:

  • In person at 8025 Leavitt Road, Amherst, 44001 during regular business hours
  • Mail your ballot to: Best Burger Battle, 8025 Leavitt Road, Amherst, OH 44001
  • By snapping a picture and emailing it to: visitors@visitloraincounty.com


Only one vote per person. Diners can submit their ballot after eating at one restaurant.

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 6 to the restaurant that wins Best Overall Burger.

The Fine Print

  • Only one entry per person.
  • Only one random winner will be chosen. Winners will be notified through email by November 10.
  • Winners may pick up their prize at Visit Lorain County, 8025 Leavitt Road, Amherst 44001. Or, a gift card may be mailed.
  • Gift cards are good for 6 months from awarded restaurant *unless noted on the gift card.
  • A gift certificate will be issued for an average entree price point per six people at the restaurant that wins the Best Burger title. (Alcohol, tip and tax are NOT included and cannot be purchased with gift certificate.)
  • Only one winner will be chosen