Burger - Best of 2016

Published May 18, 2016

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

2016 Winner

1. Pure Burger

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"My brother's restaurant: Pure Burger, is on the San Diego A-List for the third year in a row. Please Vote and help..." via Katie P.

Find It
2641 Gateway Road Carlsbad CA 92009
  • Pure Burger, Cheap Eats, Burger, 2641 Gateway Road Carlsbad CA 92009
    Nominee for: Burger
    2641 Gateway Road, World Map Carlsbad, 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
  • Craft Burger, Cheap Eats, Burger, 300 Carlsbad Village Drive World Map Carlsbad CA 92008
    Nominee for: Burger
    300 Carlsbad Village Drive, World Map Carlsbad, CA
  • Burger Bench, Cheap Eats, Burger, 237 E Grand Avenue World Map Escondido CA 92025
    Nominee for: Burger
    237 E Grand Avenue, World Map Escondido, CA
  • Hodad's, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 5010 Newport Ave San Diego CA 92107
    5. Hodad's
    Nominee for: Burger
    5010 Newport Ave, Ocean Beach San Diego, CA
  • In-N-Out Burger, Cheap Eats, Burger, Pizza, 3102 Sports Arena Blvd San Diego CA 92110
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Slater's 50/50, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Beer Selection, Burger, 2750 Dewey Rd San Diego CA 92106
    Nominee for: Burger, Beer Selection
    2750 Dewey Rd, San Diego, CA
  • 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
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Nessy's, Cheap Eats, Burger, Diner, 4760 Highway 76 World Map Fallbrook CA 92028
    11. Nessy's
    Nominee for: Burger
    4760 Highway 76, World Map Fallbrook, CA
  • Nominee for: Burger, Happy Hour
    Multiple locations
  • Smashburger, Cheap Eats, Burger, 1000 Prospect St La Jolla La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Burger
    Multiple locations
  • Ritual Kitchen, Tavern and Beer Garden, Nightlife, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Neighborhood Bar, Burger, Cajun/Creole, New American, Beer Selection, Wings, 4095 30th Street North Park San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: Wings, Burger
    4095 30th Street, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Classic Malt Shop, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 3615 Midway Dr San Diego CA 92110
    Nominee for: Burger
    3615 Midway Dr, San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    1851 Bacon Street, Ocean Beach San Diego, CA
  • The Grill at The Lodge at Torrey Pines, Cheap Eats, Burger, 11480 North Torrey Pines Road San Diego CA
    Nominee for: Burger
    11480 North Torrey Pines Road, San Diego,
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    9862 Mission Gorge Rd, Santee, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    4990 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries - Costa Verde, Cheap Eats, Burger, Hot Dog, 8650 Genesee Avenue, Suite 242 San Diego CA 92122
    Nominee for: Burger
    8650 Genesee Avenue, Suite 242, San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: Burger
    1985 Oceanside Blvd, Oceanside Oceanside, CA
  • Chief's Burgers and Brew, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 124 Lomas Santa Fe Dr Solana Beach CA 92075
    Nominee for: Burger
    124 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA
  • Corvette Diner, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 3946 5th Ave San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: Burger
    3946 5th Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Burger
    475 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, CA
  • Hamburger Factory, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 14122 Midland Rd Poway CA 92064
    Nominee for: Burger
    14122 Midland Rd, Poway Poway, CA
Contest Overview
  • 45,628
    Total Votes
  • 29,137
  • 153

The 2016 San Diego A-List awards are based on more than 45,000 votes from local San Diego-area experts.

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