Cheeseburger Challenge Results Released

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Article and Photos courtesy of PASADENA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

5:54 pm | January 20, 2016


Pasadena celebrated all things cheeseburger during Cheeseburger Week January 10th to 15th. Visitors enjoyed food created especially for the event, took advantage of great deals and meals, followed cheeseburger crawls and voted in the 2016 Cheeseburger Challenge. In all, 1246 votes were cast in the challenge to determine favorites in 14 categories ranging from Favorite Burger to favorite Dessert after a Burger.

Here are the results of the 2016 Cheeseburger Challenge. Thank you to all the restaurant participants and everyone who voted in this year’s Challenge.

Congratulations to those named Favorites in these categories.

Cheeseburger Challenge results:

Favorite Place for a Cheeseburger
1. Dog Haus/Dog Haus Biergarten 15.73%
2. Umami Burger 13.64%
3. The Counter 12.4%

Favorite Lunch Counter Burger
1. The Counter 37.5%
2. Pie ‘n Burger 27.08%
3. Tie: Clearman’s Galley / Twohey’s 12.92%

Favorite Traditional Cheeseburger
1. Pie ‘n Burger 24.76%
2. Dog Haus 24.21%
3. The Counter 23.44%

Favorite Sliders
1. Tie : Dog Haus / Ruth’s Chris Steak House 16.62%
2. The Counter 14.67%
3. POP Champagne and Dessert Bar 9.25%

Favorite Gourmet Burger
1. Kings Row Gastropub 31.84%
2. La Grande Orange Café 26.12%
3. Tie: Alondra Hot Wings/Del Frisco’s Grille 22.86%

Favorite Alternative Burger
1. Umami Burger Ahi Tuna Burger 33.79%
2. a/k/a Bistro Portobello Mushroom and Brie 22.83%
3. Lucky Baldwin’s Pub Salmon Burger 15.98%

Favorite Turkey Burger
1. Umami Burger 32.88%
2. Green Street Restaurant 22.07%
3. Tie: Pie ‘n Burger/ Rounds Burgers 16.67%

Favorite Sit Down/White Tablecloth Burger
1. Green Street Restaurant 27.36%
2. a/k/a Bistro 20.28%
3. Central Park Restaurant 17.45%

Favorite New Restaurant For a Burger
1. Lucky Baldwin’s Trappiste Pub 35.21%
2. Magnolia House 27.23%
3. Alondra Hot Wings 18.31%

Favorite Bar Burger
1. Dog Haus Biergarten 8.14%
2. Kings Row Gastropub 5.42%
3. Lucky Baldwin’s 4.75%

Favorite Veggie/Vegan Burger
1. Umami Burger 30.2%
2. The Counter 22.77%
3. Pie ‘n Burger 11.39%

Favorite Draught Beer with a Burger
1. Dog Haus Biergarten 8.29%
2. King’s Row Gastropub 5.8%
3. Lucky Baldwin’s 5.46%

Favorite Dessert after a Cheeseburger
1. Pie ‘n Burger 48.66%
2. POP Champagne and Dessert Bar 16.96%
3. Twohey’s 15.63%

Favorite Cocktail with/before/after a Burger
1. Ruth’s Chris Steak House 30.94%
2. La Grande Orange Café 24.22%
3. POP Champagne and Dessert Bar 12.11%

Here are our participants for the 2016 Cheeseburger Week in Pasadena:

·         a/k/a Bistro
·         Alondra Hot Wings
·         Bacchus’ Kitchen
·         Big Daddy’s Fire Grill
·         Cameron’s Seafood
·         Central Park Restaurant
·         Clearman’s Galley
·         The Counter
·         Del Frisco’s Grille
·         Dog Haus
·         Dog Haus Biergarten
·         Du-pars
·         The Eatery
·         El Portal Restaurant
·         Gale’s (lunch only)
·         Green Street Restaurant
·         Kings Row Gastropub
·         La Grande Orange Cafe
·         Lucky Baldwin’s Pub
·         Magnolia House
·         Meat District Company
·         Pie ‘n Burger
·         POP Champagne & Dessert Bar
·         Real Food Daily
·         Robin’s Wood Fire BBQ
·         Rounds Premium Burgers
·         Slater’s 50/50
·         Twohey’s Restaurant
·         Umami Burger
·         Vertical Wine Bistro
·         Yahaira’s Cafe
·         The Walrus and the Hedgehog

 

Cheeseburger Week is over for 2016, but you can still enjoy a great burger at any of the participating restaurants. For address, menu and other information visit www.pasadenarestaurantweek.com.

Cheeseburger Week is a Pasadena Restaurant Week and California Restaurant Month event presented by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. Cheeseburger Week is generously sponsored by the City of Pasadena.