Who’s Bringing the Sizzle?
We have returning favorites and new faces ready to turn up the heat at the Denver Burger Battle! These burgermeisters take it to the next level with traditional ingredients and creativity. 2022 Contenders being added soon!
2021 Competing Restaurants
2019 Defending Champion
720 Jammin Poblano Burger CHERRY CRICKET
Cherry Crickets 720 Jammin Poblano Burger has a Beef patty, pimento cheese, a crispy panko crusted roasted poblano, grilled pork belly, drizzled with raspberry jam.
Stanley Bleu Burger STANLEY BEER HALL
Prime Rib Burger, Smokehaus Bleu Sauce, Black Garlic Aioli, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Potato bun
The Perfect Bacon Cheeseburger 5280 BURGER BAR
Made with 100% dry-aged Angus beef, Vermont Cabot Cheddar cheese, Pecanwood-smoked bacon, sweet bacon jam, iceburg lettuce, and our Famous 5280 Secret Sauce
El Don ILLEGAL BURGER
Illegal Burger’s El Don special request burger: All natural beef patty, charred poblano pepper, battered queso fresco, jalapeño agave glaze, mexican slaw tossed in chipotle crema all on a perfectly toasted B&W sesame brioche bun
DEATH & CO
Topped with caramelized onions, mustard seed ale cheddar cheese sauce, and crispy bacon. This is served in a sweet potato bun dusted with ‘everything’ seasoning and dressed with hot sauce aioli, as well as chopped house made pickles.
HUMBOLDT KITCHEN + BAR
Short Rib / Brisket Patty, Sugar-Cured Bacon, Red Onion Jam, Bibb Lettuce, Crispy Onions, Cracked Pepper Aioli, White Cheddar Cheese, Toasted Brioche Bun
The Croughnut THE ORIGINAL
Croughnut Bun, Cheese Glaze, Bacon, Wagyu Patty, Onion Jam
The Wolf Burger
Burger patty with thick sliced all Beef Bologna, American Cheese, House made Kettle Chips and their homemade burger sauce
The Snarfburger Double SNARFBURGER
A hand-pressed all-beef double-patty burger with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, mayo, mustard, ketchup and hot sauce on a buttery toasted bun. Kick it up a notch and add our signature giardiniera hot peppers on the side.
Hickory & Ash Burger
HICKORY & ASH
Pastrami Bacon Burger, Jalapeño Pimento Cheese, Green Tomato Relish, 1001 Island, Hawaiian Bun
Lights Out Burger
Double smash burger with aged American cheese, house made pickles, onion and burger sauce on a garlic butter toasted Brioche bun
Old School Burger ETC EATERY
Two 1/4# Lombardi Brothers Beef Patties, American Cheese,Lettuce, Tomato, Grilled Onions, Secret Sauce
Pretzel bun, Beef patty, Whipped butter, Seared steak, Sauteed mushrooms, Frizzled onions, Bleu cheese-chimichurri drizzle
BOB'S ATOMIC BURGER
Their burger with grilled onions, extra thick bacon, atomic mayonnaise, double American, lettuce, and tomatoes
My Nona Burger
HIGHLAND TAP & BURGER
Charred onion worcestershire tomato / fresh mozzarella / crispy salami / sunflower seed pesto / charred red pepper relish
CAB Double Cheeseburger STOIC & GENIUNE
Lettuce, tomato, onion, American cheese
McCastle Burger THE CASTLE BAR & GRILL
all natural beef patty on top of a toasted bun, 1000 Island dressing, pickles, shredded lettuce, and American cheese.
BBQ Beer Burger
BRIAR COMMON BREWERY & EATERY
Briar Pale Ale BBQ Sauce, beer battered onion rings, house chive aioli, dill pickles, applewood smoked bacon, American cheese