All it really takes to make a burger is a patty and two buns. But that’s just the garden variety, isn’t it? If you’re looking for a truly outstanding burger, the kind that will leave you licking your fingers and scouring the plate for crumbs, we’ve got some homegrown recommendations.
With creative condiments and toppings galore, these three burger joints near Aurora, CO, redefine what exactly a hamburger can be.
Bookmakers Bar & Grill | Connect on Facebook
As a self-proclaimed “burger and bourbon” joint, Bookmakers Bar & Grill offers a bit of a twist on comfort food. Their famous Wall of Whiskey rep’s CO distillers from top to bottom, featuring favorites from Colorado Gold, 10th Mountain, and many more. Pairing one of those (or a whole flight) with one of their crafty burgers ought to cure whatever ails you.
- Burger of Choice: The aptly named Bookmaker burger tops an 8-ounce Angus patty with amber ale mustard, fresh arugula, grilled onions, roasted garlic sauce, and swiss cheese.
Cedar Creek Pub | Connect on Facebook
Eating and drinking local is important—something that Cedar Creek Pub understands heartily. They’re, as they say, “Colorado Proud,” choosing to source from local companies and growers when crafting their menu. That homegrown, fresh initiative is apparent in every sip of their local microbrews and every bite of their creative burgers.
- Burger of Choice: The San Juan Burger brings the heat with pepper jack cheese, jalapenos, house-made guacamole, and poblano mayo.
Legends of Aurora Sports Grill | Connect on Facebook
In this area, Legends of Aurora Sports Grill is something of a hidden gem. Its location may be unassuming, but the interior is bustling. With 33 TVs featuring games and trivia, as well special karaoke and poker nights, it’s the kind of place where you can really party down (and with a burger in hand, no less)!
- Burger of Choice: You should have it your way, right? Choose the Build-Your-Own-Burger and top it with your choice of condiments, cheese, veggies, and more!
Burger Heaven is A Place on Earth
If you’ve managed to make it through this list without a single growl from your stomach, kudos. You’re stronger than we are. Nevertheless, you might suddenly be feeling a bit peckish.
Sit down at any one of these three Aurora, CO, restaurants for a burger you won’t soon forget!