Burger - Best of 2012

Published Aug 29, 2012

Burgers are serious business. East Coast, West Coast, Well Done, Medium Rare. Who makes the best burger?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Elevation Burger

Voters Love

"I am obsessed with the Elevation Burger & the fresh cut fries fried in olive oil!! Plus, Elevation Burger recently..." via Jessica O.

Find It
2641 Gateway Rd Carlsbad CA 92009
  • Elevation Burger, Cheap Eats, Burger, 2641 Gateway Rd Carlsbad Carlsbad CA 92009
    Nominee for: Burger
    2641 Gateway Rd, Carlsbad, CA
  • Hodad's, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 5010 Newport Ave San Diego CA 92107
    2. Hodad's
    Nominee for: Burger
    5010 Newport Ave, Ocean Beach San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Burger Lounge, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Burger, New American, 1101 Wall St La Jolla San Diego CA 92037
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Rocky's Crown Pub, Cheap Eats Nightlife Restaurants, Burger Neighborhood Bar, 3786 Ingraham St San Diego CA 92109
    Nominee for: Burger
    3786 Ingraham St, Pacific Beach San Diego, CA
  • Crazee Burger, Cheap Eats, Burger, Sandwich Shop, Hot Dog, 4201 30th St North Park San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: Burger
    4201 30th St, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Smashburger, Cheap Eats, Burger, 1000 Prospect St La Jolla La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries - Costa Verde, Cheap Eats, Burger, Hot Dog, 8650 Genesee Avenue, Suite 242 San Diego CA 92122
    Nominee for: Burger, Hot Dog
    8650 Genesee Avenue, Suite 242, San Diego, CA
  • Bare Back Grill, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 4640 Mission Blvd San Diego CA 92109
    Nominee for: Burger
    4640 Mission Blvd, Pacific Beach San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    475 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
  • Nessy's, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 4760 Highway 76 Fallbrook CA 92028
    11. Nessy's
    Nominee for: Burger
    4760 Highway 76, Fallbrook, CA
  • The Waterfront Bar & Grill, Cheap Eats, Restaurants, Burger, Traditional American, 2044 Kettner Blvd San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Burger
    2044 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA
  • Bangin' Burgers, Cheap Eats, Burger, Barbecue, Diner, Sandwich Shop, 7070 Miramar Rd San Diego CA 92121
    Nominee for: Burger
    7070 Miramar Rd, San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    1923 Calle Barcelona, Encinitas Carlsbad, CA
  • Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Boomerangs Gourmet Burger Joint, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 4577 Clairemont Dr San Diego CA 92117
    Nominee for: Burger
    4577 Clairemont Dr, Clairemont San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    2204 Fern St, Golden Hill San Diego, CA
  • 308 University Ave, World Map San Diego, CA
  • Location
    19. Jonny B's
    Nominee for: Burger
    4738 4th St, La Mesa La Mesa, CA
  • Nicky Rottens Bar and Burger Joint, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 560 5th Ave San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Burger
    560 5th Ave, Gaslamp San Diego, CA
  • Cheers of Ramona, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 2475 Main St Ramona CA 92065
    Nominee for: Burger
    2475 Main St, Ramona, CA
  • Corvette Diner, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 3946 5th Ave San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: Diner, Burger
    3946 5th Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: Burger
    1985 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Oceanside, CA
  • Miho Gastrotruck, Cheap Eats, Burger, Food Truck, San Diego, CA 92193,Miho Gastrotruck, Cheap Eats, Burger, Food Truck, San Diego, CA 92193
    Nominee for: Burger
    Downtown San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    9741 Winter Gardens Boulevard, Lakeside, CA
Contest Overview
  • 125,748
    Total Votes
  • 44,518
    Voters
  • 136
    Winners

The 2012 San Diego A-List awards are based on more than 125,000 votes from local San Diego-area experts.

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