Here’s 31 Flavors to Get You Through Burger Month

Lunch is on the boss this month! Well, that might not be totally true, but there has to be a chance they’ll foot the bill for at least one of these. May is National Burger Month and to celebrate we’ve rounded up 31 scrumptious burgers, one for each day of the month.  You make the pitch, we’ll be your back-up support.


Photo courtesy Heavy Restaurant Group ; Teddy’s Bigger Burger; Zoey Liedholm; Denise Sakaki; Gilberto Covarrubias

The Commons
Whiskey-BBQ Burger –The Commons has created a brilliant burger by using Painted Hills beef, fried onions, butter pickles, coleslaw, and house-made whiskey-barbecue sauce. Woodinville

Wibbley’s Gourmet Hamburger
Gouret Burger– Char-boiled patties give Wibbley’s Gourmet Hamburgers their signature flavor. Try the classic Gourmet Burger topped with lettuce, tomato, pickles, and special sauce all packaged together in a sesame seed bun. Bellevue

Tavern Hall
Tavern Burger – You know a burger’s pretty special if they name it after the restaurant. The Tavern Burger is loaded with smoked bacon, Mama Lil’s peppers, a mountain of crispy fried onions, sweet onions, American cheese, iceberg lettuce, and Tavern Hall burger sauce on a potato bun. Plus, the interior of Tavern Hall has that wonderful, rustic home vibe.  Bellevue

Photo courtesy Teddy's Bigger Burger

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers
Kailua Burger– This chain originated in Hawaii originated. Teddy’s burgers are gigantic and the menu is full of fun options like the Kailua, a teriyaki burger with grilled onions, Swiss cheese, and mushrooms. Woodinville and Bothell

The Big Fish Grill
Chipotle Black Bean Veggie Burger – Caramelized onions, Swiss cheese, balsamic glaze, mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomato accompany this non-beef eater’s delight. It also comes with the option for a side of sweet potato fries. Kirkland, Issaquah, Woodinville

Tipsy Cow Burger Bar
The Rockstar– The folks over at Tipsy Cow pride themselves on using local farmers and ranchers to make their burgers. The Rockstar Burger features maple syrup, Beecher’s Flagship White Cheddar, fried organic egg, caramelized sweet onion, Bibb lettuce, tomato, brew battered and fried bacon, and Tipsy sauce with a grass fed beef patty. Encore! Encore! Redmond

Suite Restaurant and Lounge
Kobe Burger – If the 8-ounce kobe beef patty, munster cheese and Suite special sauce on a Macrina bun is too much for you, opt for the restaurant’s ever-popular sliders. Bellevue

Katsu Burger
Ninja Deluxe– Bet your taste buds didn’t see this burger coming. The Ninja Deluxe sneaks in a mouthful of flavor using natural pork cutlet, cheddar cheese, bacon, Japanese mayonnaise, and tonkatsu sauce. Bellevue and Seattle

The Slip
Go PPJ– So much better than the sammie your mom used to pack you everyday in school, the Go PPJ has grilled onions, arugula, pickles, chipotle raspberry jam, and peanut butter on 1/3 pound fresh ground aged beef. Kirkland

Photo by Zoey Liedholm

John Howie Steak
60/40 Prime Juicy Lucy Burger – If you hear an Eastsider exclaim, “I Love Lucy!” They are most likely referring to this USDA prime burger. The Juicy Lucy is packed with ground Kurobuta bacon, sharp New York cheddar, and monteray jack cheeses, and topped with caramelized onion jam mayonnaise, crispy fried onions, lettuce, and tomato, all waiting for you between a house sweet roll. Bellevue

Hollywood Tavern
Hollywood Burger – The classic Hollywood Burger shines with American cheese, tavern sauce, lettuce, tomato, and pickle, plus the option to add pepper bacon, caramelized onions, or fried egg to make this burger a show-stopper. Woodinville

Barking Frog
Lamb Burger – The lamb burger at Barking Frog is a customer favorite and features red wine onions, arugula, goat cheese, and harissa aioli. Woodinville

Triple XXX Rootbeer Drive-in
Fond Roadster – This open faced Chili Burger gets its punch from Triple X’s signature chili with jalapenos and is topped with melted cheddar cheese.

Earl’s Kitchen + Bar
The Forager Burger – Tomato aioli, Caesar dressing, aged cheddar, and caramelized onions come together to create The Forager Burger. Bellevue

Burgermaster – An Eastside institution, if you’re going to Burgermaster you’ve got to get the Burgermaster burger. It’s simple, greasy and perfect. Various locations

Local Burger
Mongolian Beef Burger – This take on the popular Americanized Chinese food favorite features a fried grass-fed beef patty, sweet ginger sauce, and crispy ramen noodles. Bellevue

Photo by Denise Sakaki

Herfy’s Burger
Oyster Burger – Combine two Northwest staples, Herfy’s Burgers and Seafood and you’ll get the Oyster Burger, a uniquely Northwest option available at the countless Herfy Burger locations in the Puget Sound. various locations

The Pumphouse Bar and Grill
Avocado Bacon Swiss Burger– Everything tastes better with bacon. The same can be said about avocado and cheese. And when you combine all three, you get the deliciousness of the Avocado Bacon Swiss Burger at The Pumphouse. Bellevue

Dave’s Burgers
The Squealer – Cruise through the drive-thru at Dave’s and order The Squealer. Touted as one of Dave’s favorites, the patty sits on a sesame seed bun that is piled high with a fried egg, ham, bacon and American cheese. Lynnwood

Lot No.3
Smoked Cheddar Stuffed Bison Burger – Lot No. 3 serves its lean bison burger stuffed with smoked cheddar and topped with barbecue sauce and bacon covered. Bellevue

Bake’s Place
The Gourmet Burger – As you peruse the menu at Bake’s Place, be sure to stop at the Gourmet Burger. Served with truffle fries, the Applewood-smoked bacon, cheddar, and roasted garlic aioli-topped burger lives up to its name. Bellevue

Ranch Drive-in
Double Ranch Burger – Hungry? The Double Ranch Burger uses ½ lbs. of ground beef on a toasted bun and is topped with pickles, lettuce, ketchup and onions upon request. Bothell

B3 Breakfast and Burger Bar
Baja Shrimp – Comprised of chiles, cilantro, tomato, guacamole, and chipotle aioli, the Baja Shrimp burger at B3 is another tasty beef burger alternative. Lynnwood

Photo by Gilberto Covarrubias

Lunchbox Laboratory
Burger of the Gods– You’ll definitely be thanking the Gods after a taste of this burger. Flavor reigns supreme with the compilation of super-beef patty, bleu cheese crumbles, candied balsamic onions, and super gorgonzola spread. Various locations

Hamburger Harrys II
Gyro Burger – This seasoned ground chuck burger features lettuce, tomato, red onion, feta cheese and tzatziki sauce burger. Edmonds

BeachHouse Bar + Grill
Veggie Burger – When you need a break from the beef, check out the Veggie Burger at BeachHouse. It has grilled pesto veggies, smoked gouda cheese, basil aioli, lettuce tomato, all on an organic whole wheat bun. Kirkland

Daniel’s Broiler
21 Burger – Nestled on a brioche bun from the Schwartz Brothers Bakery, custom ground USDA Prime beef is joined by cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onions, and house-made pickles to create the 21 Burger. Bellevue

520 Bar and Grill
520 Burger – Grilled and juicy, the 520 Burger comes with all the usual suspects of toppings and always hits the spot. Bellevue

Tap House
The Morning After Burger – This tasty blend of beef and bacon patty will make you feel better after all of last nights mistakes. The burger is topped with bacon, Gruyere cheese, slow roasted cipollini onions, and a fried egg with chipotle aioli. Bellevue and Seattle

Jak’s Grill
The Jak’s Burger – Jak’s Grill only buys corn-fed, Nebraska-raised beef. Served on a lightly buttered and toasted Kaiser bun, the Jak’s Burger is ½ lb. of its famous ground beef with red pepper mayo, lettuce, tomato, and onion. Issaquah and Seattle

The Flat Iron Grill
FIG Burger – A burger stacked with provolone, brioche, house bacon, poblano jam, and mama lil’s pepper aioli the FIG Burger at Flat Iron Grill is a burger fan must. Issaquah

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