It’s National Burger Day, like we need an excuse to indulge on ground beef, savory toppings and a perfect bun.
Harry’s holds the distinct honor of being on the National Register of Historic places.
104 Broadway in Colchester
Louis’ Lunch in New Haven: You cannot go wrong with the birthplace of the American hamburger. They have been making burgers since 1895 and the Crown Street location should hold a spot on anyone’s culinary bucket list. (Just don’t ask for ketchup!)
261-263 Crown Street in New Haven
Max Burger in West Hartford serves up everything from a classic burger, to a gourmet chicken burger or a veggie burger. Trust us, your taste buds will be very, very happy here. The Inside Out Burger is delicious, but check out the full menu, including the specials.
Max Burger has two locations:
124 LaSalle Road, West Hartford
684 Bliss Road, Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Plan B Burger Bar is one of those places that you’ll keep going back to, time and time again. They pride themselves on the fresh beef burgers, but you can get just about any kind of burger imaginable. The New Englander is made with lobster, smoked gouda, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato and corn spread.
There are several locations in the state:
Plan B Burger Bar
120 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury
1638 Boston Post Road, Milford
4 Railroad St., Simsbury
230 Tresser Boulevard, Stamford
138 Park Road, West Hartford
Prime 16 in New Haven and Orange. In the past, viewers have lauded these burgers. Build your own or pick one of the specialties. You won't find a honey truffle burger on too many menus.
Shady Glen, in Manchester, is another viewer favorite. It's not uncommon for people who've had a Shady Glen cheeseburger to say it's the best -- ever.
Ted’s Restaurant serves up the world-famous steamed cheeseburger. The main location is in Meriden, but there is another restaurant in Cromwell. It’s worth a trip just to see how they are made. Like cheese on your burger? You’ll never get more perfectly melted cheese than this.
1046 Broad Street, Meriden
43 Berlin Road, or Route 372, Cromwell
Corner Pug, West Hartford. At the Corner Pug in West Hartford, you can indulge on a blackened Cajun burger or knife and fork Irish nacho burger, but they also have salad, steak, mac and cheese, chicken and much, mucj more.
These are just some of the best places to go for burgers. There is no way to name them all. Let us know your picks by commenting below.
Harlan Social, in Stamford, is another viewer suggestion. The Harlan Burger sounds absolutely indulgent, served with cheddar ale sauce and bacon and onion jam.
The Lockworks, 121 Towne St. in Stamford