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Vote: Who Has the Best Burger?

Lots of restaurants serve a good burger. We want to know which ones are a cut above the rest.

Almost as divisive as pizza, burgers have been wildly popular in America for generations.

Whether it's the beef, toppings, bread or cooking method that make a burger delicious, there is always something that pushes certain restaurants ahead of the pack.

We want to know which spot in the area serves up your favorite burger. We asked for your suggestions on Facebook, and got back several nominees. Now it's time to pick a winner.

To help us figure this out and support a restaurant you love, there are three simple things you can do.

  1. Click on the name of the business below and leave a review.
  2. Make sure you show your support by commenting below this article and telling us why you love a certain restaurant and their burgers.
  3. Select your favorite buger joint in the poll below.

REMEMBER: Comments and reviews are worth more than votes in the poll, so make sure you comment on your favorite restaurant's Patch listing.

If there's a restaurant we left out, vote for it in the comments and review that restaurant in our Patch directory!

This poll closes at 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 1. We will then visit the winning restaurant and ask the owner what makes a good burger.

babyboomer March 28, 2012 at 11:33 AM
Of all of the food places, Lassens and Nick's Gyros has the best food in Homewood.
DJ Morgan March 28, 2012 at 12:02 PM
Understandably not on the list, but Cilantro has possibly the best hamburger I have ever purchased.
Marc A. Wiley Sr. March 28, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Tender Trap has great burgers.
Ellen Haggerty March 28, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Gourment Pizza has the best burgers I've ever had, check it out you won't be sorry.
Karen Kurowski McHugh March 28, 2012 at 12:17 PM
5th Quarter's bacon and bleu cheese burger is out of the park! We love it!
Sue Bertram March 28, 2012 at 02:05 PM
The new Wileys Grill at Coyote Run Golf Course has the best burger I have ever had!!
Linda March 28, 2012 at 02:56 PM
Freeh's Again in Matteson has the best burger!
joe sanfratello March 28, 2012 at 03:16 PM
freehs again in old matteson.
ridgeroadmike March 28, 2012 at 04:28 PM
I can't tell you the place I had the best burger. I do know that 5th Quarter's was good but I don't know if I'd call it the "best." Maybe the best on that list? But then, I haven't eaten at all the places on that list so my response isn't exactly helpful. I CAN tell where I had the worst burger, however, and that was at Schoops. Overcooked cinders is all they are.
Marc A. Wiley Sr. March 28, 2012 at 07:08 PM
May have to try this place Sue.
Marc A. Wiley Sr. March 28, 2012 at 07:10 PM
Thanks Mike, I was wondering how Schoops placed.
Gammie March 29, 2012 at 11:44 AM
FREEHS AGAIN IN MATTESON!!!
Resident March 29, 2012 at 07:41 PM
Hold the bacon, and I'm with you! 5th Quarter's burgers are killer!
Resident March 29, 2012 at 07:42 PM
I agree. Schoops is poops.
mom of 2 March 29, 2012 at 11:47 PM
Why isnt Tin Ceiling on the list? Yummy!
Missy Wakefield-Albano March 30, 2012 at 12:59 AM
Marlin. I agree with Brooke.Tin Ceiling hands down-for years!
jimbo April 01, 2012 at 01:29 PM
The Tin has the best Burger in southland by far. It's like right off the grill delicious.
L. Lambertino April 01, 2012 at 07:01 PM
If you're near Beecher, do yourself a favor & have a burger at Buddy's Drive-in on Rt. 1. They're wonderful & the meat is flavorful & fresh. Their fries are good too. I've liked all that I have tasted there so far!
Leslie Wortel April 01, 2012 at 11:35 PM
What the heck? white Castle Homewood and Chicago Hts!
Leslie Wortel April 01, 2012 at 11:36 PM
Don't leave us out we out sell all of the above! Crave on
cal city steve April 02, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Schoop's is definitely #1 with Flossmoor Station being #2. Always a great char/crust on both their burgers. Bogart's is AWFUL: Big, flavorless clump of gray meat.
ridgeroadmike December 03, 2012 at 03:37 PM
Please remove the obvious spam. Not only is it intrusive it's not even well done.
Tom December 03, 2012 at 03:56 PM
cheneychecar message is loaded with poorly done spam. Please delete from comments.

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