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Burger Week

Where to get gourmet burgers for $5

The burger menu (Source: Cincinnati CityBeat, Facebook) The burger menu (Source: Cincinnati CityBeat, Facebook)

It's Cincinnati Burger Week! Hungry people can get a $5 burger from the most delicious restaurants around the area. 

According to CityBeat, each restaurateur and Chef will prepare their unique take on the burger.  

Participants can print Burger Passports to get stamped at the participating locations throughout the week.  If you collect at least three stamps you will be eligible for a grand prize.

Participating restaurants include:

  • Anderson Pub & Grill
    • Black and Blue Burger: Black Angus chuck seasoned with Cajun spices and topped with homemade blue cheese dressing, served on a toasted kaiser bun with lettuce, mayor, pickle and onion.
  • Arthur's (two locations)
    • The Luau Burger: Eight ounce Angus patty topped with pepper jack cheese homemade pineapple salsa, snow peas, and finished with a teriyaki glaze.
  • Axis Alley
    • BBQ Bacon Burger: Half-pound hand packed beef patty, applewood smoked bacon, BBQ sauce, crispy onion straws, roma tomatoes, lettuce, toasted torano Italian roll.
  • Back Porch Saloon
    • D.A. Burger: A traditional burger smothered with double American cheese and grilled onions on an English muffin.
    • $5 Vegetarian: Black bean burger also available.
  • Burger Brothers Belterra Park
    • Classic Angus Cheeseburger: The Brother's favorite with American cheese, hand-pressed Angus patty, pickle, shredded lettuce and sliced tomato on a Challah bun.
  • Colonel Pomp's Tavern
    • Colonel Pomp Burger: Salami, green peppers & onions, provolone cheese with marinara sauce.
  • Drake's
    • Five Buck Burger: A beef patty topped with house fried onion straws, American cheese and honey jalapeno BBQ sauce.
  • Flipdaddy's (All four locations)
    • The Flipdaddy: The quintessential classic American burger with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle. 
  • Gabby's Cafe
    • Black Bean Burger: House made vegetarian burger topped with pepper jack cheese and chipotle mayo on a whole wheat bun with lettuce, tomato and pickle.
  • Gas Light Cafe
    • Double Cheeseburger: Two quarter pound patties with tartar sauce, lettuce and pickle. Served with chips and a pickle spear.
  • Gilpin's Steamed Grub
    • I'm Boring: Only steamed cheeseburger in Cincinnati.  No toppings needed.
  • Hangover Easy
    • HOE Burger: Hangover Easy's signature, custom ground beef patty on a grilled bun, topped with crisp bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, red onion jam, bacon aioli, and a sunny egg.
  • Hebron Grille
    • The Kentucky Distilled: Eight ounce premium blended steak burger, topped with deep fried pork belly and a bourbon bacon onion jam.
  • Highway 55- U Square
    • Double Cheeseburger: Includes choice of four cheeses and a variety of toppings including grilled onions, bell peppers and mushrooms.
  • Jag's Steak and Seafood
    • Four unique options including, the Kentucky Bourbon Burger, the Fiery Tex Mex Pablano, California Breakfast and a Greek Lamb burger.
  • Lachey's Bar
    • The Big Lachey: Two hand pressed patties with a layering of cheddar and American cheese with pickles, lettuce, onions and a homemade dill aioli, served on a brioche bun.
  • Longworth's Mt. Adams
    • Firehouse Burger: An eight ounce burger, topped with Longworth's in house campfire sauce, pepper jack cheese, onion straws, bacon, and jalapeno wheels. Served on a brioche bun with lettuc, tomato, pickles and onions.
  • Manhattan Harbour Yacht Club
    • The Manhattan Burger: Half-pound prime beef topped with pepper jack cheese, applewood smoked bacon, frizzled onion, fried egg, whiskey BBQ sauce and a brioche onion poppy seed bun.
  • Martino's on Vine
    • The Pittsburgher: Black Angus burger with melted provolone cheese, fries, coleslaw and tomatoes all served on a fresh Italian bread.
  • Mokka and the Sunset Bar & Grill
    • All Star Burger: A burger topped with American cheese, fried pickles and a homemade spicy ranch sauce.
  • MOTR Pub
    • MOTR Burger: Hand-packed Angus beef topped with a beer-battered onion ring, lettuceee, tomato, pickles and chipotle aioli on a toasted bun.
  • Mt. Adams Pavilion
    • Buff Dip Burger: Hand patty beef burger served with Pavilion's signature house made buffalo chicken dip on a brioche bun accompanied by fresh lettuce, tomato and onion.
  • Murray's Wings Pub & Grill
    • Sweet Bourbon Bacon Burger: Third of a pound grilled Angus burger with sweet bourbon sauce, bacon, lettuce and tomato. Served with Saratoga Chips and a side of pickles.
  • Mynt
    • The Classic for $5: America's favorite black Angus patty with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle.
  • Nation
    • Quesadilla Burger: An eight ounce Angus beef patty topped with queso, pepper jack cheese, pico, lettuc and tortilla chips wrapped and pressed in a flour tortilla.
  • National Exemplar
    • Blue Cheese and Horseradish Burger: An Angus burger topped with bleu cheese, horseradish and four-hour caramelized onions, served on a toasted brioche bun.
  • Oakley Pub & Grill
    • Memphis Burger: Black Angus check smothered with BBQ sauce and topped with bacon and cheddar cheese, served on a toasted kaiser bun with lettuce, mayor, pickle and onion. 
  • Patty Burger
    • The All Nighter: Gourmet Burger with Fried Egg, cheddar cheese and bacon.
  • Red Roost Tavern
    • A local beef patty with house smoked brisket, crispy onions, sour cherry mustard aioli, house made pickles and pepper jack cheese.
  • Salem Gardens
    • Charlie O Burger: A two-quarter ground chuck patties with American cheese, lettuce, pickle and mayor on a fresh Giminetti bun.
  • Sammy's Gourmet Burgers
    • Guacamole Burger: Lettuce, tomato, chipotle mayor, guacamole, bacon, and pepper jack cheese served on a certified Angus beef patty. Served on a honey-kaiser roll.
  • Slatt's
    • The Goetta Burger: Half pound grounded beef blend burger topped with Glier's Goetta and pepper jack cheese, served on a Servatii's pretzel bun with a size of homemade Dijon mayo.
  • Dijon
    • Cowboy Burger: A 100 percent certified Angus beef hand pattied burger topped with bacon strips, onion rings, American cheese, and T-Byrds house made BBQ sauce.
  • The Cricket Lounge
    • Chef's Burger: A burger topped with all the fixings including bacon, American cheese, crispy onion, house cut fries and fry sauce.
  • The Sandbar
    • California Burger: A half pound burger made with 100 percent fresh hand pattied ground beef with fresh avocado, lettuce, roasted red pepper, melted cheddar and made-from-scratch cilantro lime mayo. 
  • Willie's Sports Cafe (Western Hills Only)
    • a third pound burger with choice of cheese, topped with lettuce, tomato and onion. Served with potato chips.
  • Washington Platform
    • Wild Boar Rodeo Burger: Wild Boar Burger covered with bourbon BBQ sauce, cheddar and fried onion straws.
  • York St. Cafe
    • Cheeseburger: Fresh daily ground chuck from Newport's historic Ebert's meats, grilled to your liking on a toasted Challah bun. Served with melted American cheese, red onion and pickles.
  • Zola Pub & Grill
    • The Zola Burger: An eight ounce patty, American cheese, bacon, capicola  ham, sauteed onions, mushrooms, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle and mayo.

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