A nice juicy burger has to be one of America’s favorite comfort foods and Hudson County is home to some of the most unique hot spots to grab a bite to eat. Since we’re still looking to celebrate National Double Cheeseburger Day even after the holiday has passed (September 15), we’ve decided to look past the typical McDonald’s and Wendy’s chains by highlighting the five best places to visit for classic and unique sandwiches on your cheat day!
Prepare to enter taste bud heaven…
This restaurant prides itself in using organic products for all of their meals, which is a major plus for anyone looking to live a more healthy lifestyle.
Must try: Supreme Burger (beef, colby cheese, country bacon, green leaf, onion rings, chopped fries and special sauce on a brioche bun)
Wiki Wiki Burger (wild boar, gouda cheese, duck bacon, chickpea onions and grilled pineapples on a brioche bun)
Left Bank Burger Bar (Jersey City)
Each handcrafted burger has a background story and their menu reflects the cultural melting pot that is Jersey City. Their yummy burgers are sure to make your mouth water.
Must try: Mac Daddy (house blend, fried mac-n-cheese, butcher-cut smoked bacon, garlic herb mayo, pale ale cheese sauce and tomato)
Ghostface Killer (espresso rubbed patty, ghost pepper jam, smoked gouda, sweet potato-bacon tots red onion and mustard bbq)
Haute Dog Beef Patty American cheese Deep fried hot dog Chili Relish Siracha fried onions Rooster Ketchup & Mustard #bankingonit #leftbankburgerbar #ourburgersbetterthanyours #chilltown #6thborough #jersey #craftburger #forkyea #thrillestburger #thrillest #cheatday #burgers #foodnetwork #manvsfood #jcmakeityum #jcmakeityours #hudsoncounty #fortheloveofdogs #burgerbattle #burgerbar #burgerlove #burgertime
BURGEReatery (Jersey City)
This establishment gets their delicious hormone and antibiotic-free meat straight from Pat LaFrieda Meat Perveyors. You can also pair your special burger with a side of their popular truffle fries or sweet potato fries dusted with cinnamon sugar.
Must try: All Thai’ed Up (crunchy Thai peanut sauce, scallion, cucumber, carrot ribbon and lettuce)
Ol’ Blue Eyes (sautéed mushrooms, crumbled blue cheese, crispy shallots and lettuce)
Dark Side of the Moo Cafe & Food Truck (Jersey City)
They have the most incredible menu we’ve seen in a long time. It’s compiled of the most outrageous food pairings ever. Have you ever eaten Kangaroo or added guacamole to your burger? Yea, neither have we!
Must try: Guac-Zilla Burger (burger topped with pepper jack cheese, guacamole, lettuce, tomato and wasabi mayo)
The Four Horsemen of Aporkalypse (deluxe burger topped with bacon, bacon jam, pulled pork, pork roll, pepper jack cheese, chipotle mayo, jalapeños and BBQ sauce)
The best burger in JC Heights hands down…the Deluxe 1/4LB Double Grass Feed Beef Burger from @themoofoodtruck . Even the Moo Sauce is really good! #food #foodporn #foodphotography #nj #JerseyCityNJ #jerseycityheights #jcheights #nyc #newyorkcity #foodie #burger #beef #hustle #entrepreneur @naturesownfarm #grassfeedbeef #smiles
From their vast options of toppings to their signature stamped buns and one of a kind milkshakes, we can’t get enough of this place!
Must try: Conflicted Burger (natural Angus burger, veggie burger, American and white cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and BurgerFi sauce)
Breakfast All-Day Burger (natural Angus burger, American cheese, bacon, maple syrup, fried egg, hash brown, grilled onions and ketchup)