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The 10 Best Burgers in the City

San Francisco's fall is officially in full swing: Perfect burger-eating weather. We embarked on a burger bonanza last year in a search for the best burgers in the city. Our findings are below, updated for 2010. 

 

We tasted, pondered and scrutinized—here are our 10 favorite burgers in San Francisco.

Big Sweet, Ramen Guide, Burger Bonanza Now on Foodspotting 2.0!

Those of you who have been busy spotting Big Eat items on Foodspotting now have some more lists to get through! We're excited to announce that we're part of Foodspotting's 2.0 iPhone app and website launch, and now have our Big Sweet 2010, our Ramen Guide and our SF Burger Bonanza available for the hunt. So renew those gym memberships and get busy  making plans to spot Fish & Farm burgers, Hapa ramen and Humphry Slocombe's Secret Breakfast ice cream. You can find all of 7x7's lists here.

The 10 Best Burgers in the City

There are approximately 600 restaurants in SF that have a burger on the menu. But who makes the ultimate gourmet burger, the pièce de résistance, the gold standard by which all others should be measured? To narrow it down, we set some standards (burgers must be high-end, include all-beef patties and be served for dinner), then we tasted, pondered and scrutinized 20 of the city’s best. Here they are, ranked in order, from 10 to one. The victor? It’s not who you think it is.

Photography by Ed Anderson.

The Best Burger Under $10? You Tell Us!

Jessica and I have done our duty—scouring the city for the best high-end burgers until our stomach's ached. But this does not mean every burger in town has been unturned. There's a world of cheap burgers out there waiting to get their due.

We're leaving this one to you: What is San Francisco's best burger under $10? (For hometown pride, please don't say In-n-Out.)

Leave your opinion in the comment box and be eligible to win burgers for two at our number one choice for best high-end burger!

 

 

The 2009 Burger Bonanza: Fish & Farm Plus 15 Napkins

Welcome to the 2009 Burger Bonanza wherein two girls eat 20 of the city's best burgers, on the path to burger enlightenment. The 10 best will then be chosen to be featured—in ranking order—in 7x7's September magazine issue. Burgers must fit our "fancy burger" parameter: made with beef and available as part of the regular dinner menu at upscale restaurants in SF. Beyond that, we're open to suggestions, which we hope you will leave in the comment box below!

FISH & FARM

The 2009 Burger Bonanza: Put A Spork In It

Welcome to the 2009 Burger Bonanza wherein two girls eat 20 of the city's best burgers, on the path to burger enlightenment. The 10 best will then be chosen to be featured—in ranking order—in 7x7's September magazine issue. Burgers must fit our "fancy burger" parameter: made with beef and available as part of the regular dinner menu at upscale restaurants in SF. Beyond that, we're open to suggestions, which we hope you will leave in the comment box below!

SPORK

The 2009 Burger Bonanza: Midi, Where A Burger Is Just A Burger

Welcome to the 2009 Burger Bonanza wherein two girls eat 20 of the city's best burgers, on the path to burger enlightenment. The 10 best will then be chosen to be featured—in ranking order—in 7x7's September magazine issue. Burgers must fit our "fancy burger" parameter: made with beef and available as part of the regular dinner menu at upscale restaurants in SF. Beyond that, we're open to suggestions, which we hope you will leave in the comment box below!

MIDI

The 2009 Burger Bonanza: Orson Gilds the Lily

Welcome to the 2009 Burger Bonanza wherein two girls eat 20 of the city's best burgers, on the path to burger enlightenment. The 10 best will then be chosen to be featured—in ranking order—in 7x7's September magazine issue. Burgers must fit our "fancy burger" parameter: made with beef and available as part of the regular dinner menu at upscale restaurants in SF. Beyond that, we're open to suggestions, which we hope you will leave in the comment box below!

ORSON

The 2009 Burger Bonanza: South Gets Tropical

Welcome to the 2009 Burger Bonanza wherein two girls eat 20 of the city's best burgers, on the path to burger enlightenment. The 10 best will then be chosen to be featured—in ranking order—in 7x7's September magazine issue. Burgers must fit our "fancy burger" parameter: made with beef and available as part of the regular dinner menu at upscale restaurants in SF. Beyond that, we're open to suggestions, which we hope you will leave in the comment box below!

2009 Burger Bonanza: Acme's Classic

Welcome to the 2009 Burger Bonanza wherein two girls eat 20 of the city's best burgers, on the path to burger enlightenment. The 10 best will then be chosen to be featured—in ranking order—in 7x7's September magazine issue. Burgers must fit our "fancy burger" parameter: made with beef and available as part of the regular dinner menu at upscale restaurants in SF. Beyond that, we're open to suggestions, which we hope you will leave in the comment box below!

ACME CHOPHOUSE

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