Readers’ Choice 2022: Hamburgers

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(415) 447-6081
Smoked salmon sliders, octopus with white bean hummus — wait, isn’t Causwell’s known for burgers? Absolutely! “Our smash-style Americana Cheeseburger is beloved, some say it’s the best in the country — stop on by and see for yourself,” says Chef Adam Rosenblum. No matter what you order from the menu, rooted in Northern California cuisine, at happy hour, brunch or dinner, know that Causwell’s has been named a new Readers’ Choice winner this year. 



Barney’s Gourmet Hamburgers

Specialty hamburgers with various toppings and assorted sides paired with creamy milkshakes are just part of the story. Barney’s also serves Caribbean salmon sandwiches, Beyond Beef sandwiches, classic chicken sandwiches and turkey burgers. Five kinds of fries, salads and a Mediterranean platter round out the menu. Founded in 1978, this J. favorite now boasts five locations in the Bay Area. 



Godfather’s Burger Lounge

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Artisan burgers (a plant-based version, too), salads, sides and dessert are on the menu at Godfather’s Burger Lounge, which is new to Readers’ Choice this year. Owners and brothers Mike and Aleks Tosun say, “You can soothe your appetite in a friendly lounge setting as you watch the exclusive slideshow on the big screen and enjoy captivating musical scores in the background.”  




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The Perry’s Burger, served with Perry’s house-made chips, is available with avocado or cheese, but other sandwiches also are on the menu, as are a host of starters, entrées, soups, salads and sides. New to Readers’ Choice awards this year, Perry’s started with one restaurant in San Francisco and now has four in the Bay Area. Perry’s is known for its classic American food, warm personable service and “bustling” bar.

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