Nothing says Memorial Day weekend like firing up the grill and making some delicious, juicy burgers. Am I right?
Today is National Burger Day. To make sure everyone can enjoy America’s favorite sandwich whether you are a grill master or not, this fry day we are serving up 40 burgers to try around Cola – suggested by our followers, themselves. Feast your eyes folks, it’s about to get cheesy.
Bourbon, 1214 Main St.
Bayou Burger — $8
A brisket short rib ground beef patty + toppings on a brioche bun.
Honorable mention for the Lamb Burger.
“Bourbon’s lamb burger is the best!!! — @brynnemaghan
Grill Marks, 711 Gervais St.
Hangover brunch burger — $14
Topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, fried egg, crispy haystack onions, and BBQ sauce.
Halls Chophouse, 1221 Main St., Suite 1
Halls Chophouse Burger — $15
Ten ounces of prime house-ground beef, lettuce, tomato, and onion, served with parmesan-truffle fries.
Hampton Street Vineyard, 1207 Hampton St.
La Fracas burger — $16
Croissants for buns and topped with brie, braised onions, and port dijon mustard.
“This burger makes you want to cry because it transports you to a Paris cafe in the middle of Main Street.” — @gocola
Hunter-Gatherer, 900 Main St.
Southwest Black Bean Burger — $11
A black bean burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, avocado-cilantro sour cream, and cheddar cheese.
Market on Main, 1320 Main St.
MOM Burger — $20
Two patties topped with American cheese, Russian dressing, shredded lettuce, chopped onions, and pickles. #ProTip — Go on burger day for half off burgers.
Transmission Arcade, 1712 Main St.
Burgerzinga — $13.50
Served with lettuce, onions, fried pickles, cheddar jack, bacon, and zing zane sauce.
The Grand, 1621 Main St.
Grand Burger — $16
Topped with peppamento cheese, bacon jam, aioli, and fried green tomato.
“The Grand burger is a slap your momma good concoction of house made pimento cheese and bacon jam between a fried green tomato and patty. Let the bacon jam drop out a little right onto your fries as an added bonus.” — @gocola
The Whig, 1200 Main St.
Whig Burger — $10.50
Smoked gouda, beef gravy, and bacon with a sriracha aioli.
Photo via @burneybites
Goat’s, 2017 Devine St.
Goat’s Black Bean Burger — $10
Topped with chipotle aioli, house-made pickled red onions, fennel, and carrots.
Home Team BBQ, 700 Harden St.
Fiery Ron’s Burger — $13.95
Two patties topped with American cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles and harissa mayo.
Pawleys Front Porch, 827 Harden St.
Fripp Island Burger — $12
Eight ounces of Angus chuck topped with a southern salsa, Boursin cheese, lettuce, red onion, and a fried green tomato.
Publico Kitchen & Tap, 2013 Greene St.
Publico Burger — $14
Lettuce, tomato, caramelized onions, and American cheese.
Rosewood Dairy Bar, 3003 Rosewood Dr.
Cheeseburger basket — $6
“Rosewood Dairy Bar. 🍔 Dairy Bar Burger🙌🙌🔥🔥 “ — @gatharpe1
Salty Nut Cafe, 2000 Greene St.
Pimento burger — $9
Homemade pimento cheese or jalapeño pimento cheese with lettuce, tomato, and onion on top of a burger. #ProTip — order any burger in a wrap.
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, 4623 Forest Dr., Suite 4
Bacon Cheeseburger on Steroids — $15
This bad boy has 6 slices of bacon (3 pieces of jalapeño bacon, 3 pieces of applewood smoked bacon), monterey jack cheese, housemade bacon mayo, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and pickles.
Tazza Kitchen, 4840 Forest Dr., Suite 20
Cheeseburger — $11
A Seven Hills beef patty topped with sharp cheddar, lettuce, tomato, and dijonnaise on a locally baked roll.
Tombo Grill, 4517 Forest Dr.
Burger — $15
Bacon, lettuce, tomato, grilled onions, and smoked tomato aioli, served with seasoned fries, and a choice of cheddar, pimento cheese or gorgonzola.
Rockaway Athletic Club, 2719 Rosewood Dr.
Pimento Cheese Burger — $5.75
Columbia’s staple pimento cheeseburger — topped with lettuce, tomato, mayo and onions.
Henry’s Signature Burger — $10.95
Selected as 1 of Southern Living’s Top 10 Burgers. An ale and dijon infused white cheddar with sautéed mushrooms, and grilled onions.
Burger Tavern 77, 2631 Devine St.
BYO Burger — $10 ($0.50-$1 for extra toppings)
Grab the burger with 77 different topping selections + over 200,000 combinations.
“Burger Tavern 77 by far. Anyone can make a well done burger, but BT77 will make it as rare as you like….and I like it RARE!” — Steve C.
A Peace of Soul, 2338 Main St.
Veggie Burger — $11
A vegan burger topped with veganaise, mustard + ketchup on toasted organic bread.
Spotted Salamander, 1531 Richland St.
Burger Day — $14.95
Every Thursday is burger day + a fresh special.
“Hands down: Spotted Salamander for fancy burger.” — @meabraha
Mack’s, 1809 Laurel St.
Pimento Cheese Burger — $3.70
A cash-only spot highly recommended by COLAtoday fans.
The War Mouth, 1209 Franklin St.
Black Rooster, 201 Meeting St., West Columbia
Royale — $14
Two chuck and brisket patties topped with gruyere, caramelized onions, demi glace aioli, and house pickles.
The Kingsman Restaurant, 936 Axtell Dr., Cayce
Chili Cheeseburger — $11
Burger topped with homemade chili, and cheddar cheese.
“Kingsman Restaurant, hands down. Consistent, several varieties (including ribeye burgers), and won’t break the bank ” — Stephanie S.
The Backyard Cafe, 940 Old Barnwell Rd., West Columbia
The Backyard Burger — $12
A big ole’ burger topped with bacon, mushrooms, grilled onions, melted cheese, and BYC sauce. Make it a double for $1.
Zesto, 504 12th St., West Columbia
Zesto burger — $6.50
A double cheeseburger served with lettuce, tomato, onions, mustard, and mayo.
Blaney’s, 1320 Bush River Rd.
Cowboy Burger — $10
Burger topped with bacon, pepper jack cheese, onion rings, and BBQ sauce.
Griffin’s Chophouse, 924 E. Main St., Lexington
Chophouse Classic Cheeseburger — $12
Eight ounces of angus beef on a potato bun served with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle spear, and choice of cheese.
Higher Ground Char House, 211 Chapin Rd., Chapin
The Gobbler — $12
Ground turkey burger topped with shaved apple, brie, cranberry pecan aioli, lettuce, and onion.
Libby’s of Lexington, 116 W. Main St., Lexington
Pimento Cheese Burger — $10
Hand patted half pound burger patty ground fresh daily, served with house-made pimento cheese, lettuce, tomato, and red onion all on a toasted Kaiser roll.
“No better burger than at Libby’s in Lexington.” — @justbenny2k
Lucky’s Burger Shack, 7811 Broad River Rd., Irmo
Lucky Burger — $8.49
A 6 oz. burger topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, grilled mushrooms, and onion straws.
Old Mill Brew Pub, 711 E Main St., Lexington
Mac Attack Burger — $11
Burger topped with pepper jack mac n’ cheese, bacon, and Kyle’s Slam Sauce.
Classic Burger — $2.50+
This classic is everything you could want from a drive-thru burger.
“If it’s not Thursday it’s totally Rushes.” — @spottedsalamander
“It is always going to be Rush’s. One of the first places I go. Cheeseburger basket with a large sweet tea.” — @angelamc7704
Steve’s Classic Burgers, 817 St. Andrew’s Rd.
Big Classic — $9.49
Half pound ground chuck burger with optional add ons.
Chubby’s Burgers, Food Truck
Signature Burger — $11
Two smash burger patties topped with bacon onion jam, havarti cheese, cabernet ketchup, and mayo.
City Limits Que, Food Truck
House ground brisket burger, with house cured/smoked Duroc bacon jam, City Sauce, double-Merican, green leaf, thin sliced onions, and house dills on a premium brioche.
Metro Street Grill, Food Truck