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 winner 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:
Korean BBQ Burger
This 1/2-pound Custom Grind Patty comes with a homemade Korean BBQ sauce, topped with an Asian style coleslaw, pecan wood smoked bacon, green onions, and wonton chips; all served on a tasty brioche bun.
34550 Royalton Road
Columbia Station, OH 44028
BBQ Spiced Grilled Wild Boar
Served on an Everything Bagel, this BBQ patty takes a step away from the traditional beef with spiced, and grilled, wild boar. Toppings include fried onions, Kitka BBQ ranch, and grilled Halloumi cheese.
300 Church Street
Amherst, OH 44001
West Side Burger
Inspired by their own family heritage, this burger begins with kielbasa and sauerkraut. You can add a custom blended patty, one part brisket and the other short rib. Melted on top is a slice of American cheese, topped with two potato & cheese pierogis, grilled onions, and finished with a homemade horseradish cream; all served on a soft pretzel bun.
580 West Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074
The Big Daddy Burger
A gravity defying and mouth watering creation named after the owners English Bulldog “Daddy,” a half pound, hand crafted 100% juicy beef patty, topped with mature cheddar cheese, a fried egg and delicious local bacon. All topped with our house Bulldog Bourbon BBQ sauce, crispy lettuce, fresh tomato and our signature Guinness batter onion rings, served on a soft brioche bun.
108 E Main St.
LaGrange, OH 44050
Meat Stack Burger
A burger made for meat lovers, this entry comes with a ½-pound custom grind patty served with smoked ham, pepperoni, salami, and pecan wood smoked bacon. Toppings include banana peppers, melted pepper jack cheese, and garlic mayo; all served on a soft pretzel bun.
700 North Center St.
LaGrange, OH 44050
The Quad Onion Burger
Served on a brioche bun, complete with a slice of cheddar cheese, this 8oz fresh hand pattied beef comes with Applewood smoked bacon, a beer battered onion ring, green onions, caramelized onions, and finished with a zesty onion sauce.
525 Broad Street
Elyria, OH 44035
Last year’s winner comes back with a special ½-pound seasoned steak burger, topped with fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomato relish, greens, basil pesto aioli, and served on garlic bread drizzled in balsamic.
3700 Oberlin Avenue
Lorain, OH 44053
Supreme Pizza Burger
A stuffed burger stuffed with Italian sausage crumbles, pepperoni, sauce and cheese and topped with more sauce and cheese as well as an option for mushrooms, onions and peppers, served as a melt on homemade garlic bread.
426 Main St.
Grafton, OH 44044
Monday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday 6:30 AM – 2:00 PM
A half pound beef burger with pepper Jack cheese, bacon, homemade buffalo kettle chips and ancho chili ranch sauce.
32858 Walker Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
1/3 lb. all beef patty doused in whiskey as its chargrilled with our special seasoning, served on a corn dusted kaiser bun generously slathered with A1 aioli, and topped with applewood smoked bacon, fried onion and jalapeño straws, grilled red onion, chipotle pepper jack cheese, romaine lettuce and thick sliced tomato
137 W. Herrick Avenue
Wellington, OH 44090
Middle Eastern inspired Burger, featuring Triple Grind Ground Chuck infused with cracked wheat, minced onion, mint & Syrian spices, char-grilled & basted in butter, served on our fresh grilled Pita with raw onion & fresh tomatoes & our famous Syrian Salad piled on-top. Served with a Zesty Sour Cream Cucumber sauce.
2261 Cooper Foster Park Rd
Amherst, OH 44001
The Wiley Burger
Certified Angus beef patty topped with provolone cheese, apple wood smoked bacon caramelized with brown sugar, a beer battered onion ring and our homemade honey bourbon bbq sauce on a pretzel bun.
3909 Liberty Ave.
Vermilion, OH 44089
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 two or more restaurants. 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 at the restaurant that wins Best Overall Burger.
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