Who serves up the best burgers in New York State?

That's the question the New York Beef Council wants to know. Every year they search for the best burgers in the state.

Whether you’re a restaurant owner ready to showcase your best burger or a consumer eager to cast your vote for this year’s winner, learn how to get involved in this milestone celebration.

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2023 Best Burgers

In 2023 the honor of Best Burger in New York went to Syracuse’s Ale `n Angus Pub, for their "Bacon Grilled Cheeseburger". It's the third year in a row the restaurant was named best of the best.

1st Syracuse’s Ale `n Angus Pub, "Bacon Grilled Cheeseburger"
2nd Rock Burger, Niagara Falls, "716 Burger"
3rd Ben's Fresh, Port Jervis, "Benny Burger"
4th Tap it Bar and Grill, Rochester, "Aftermath Burger"

Credit - Matt Beach/Ale 'n' Angus Pub/Facebook
Credit - Matt Beach/Ale 'n' Angus Pub/Facebook

2024 Best Burger

Who will earn the honor of best burger in 2024? Will Ale 'n' Angus Pub get a 4peat? That's up to you.

The New York Beef Council is taking nominations for the Best New York Burger of 2024 until March 1, 2024. To qualify for the title, burgers must have a 100% real beef patty and be served on a bun or bread product.

Nominate your favorite burger at nybeef.org. Be sure to include the restaurant's name, where it's located, and the burger's name.

Voting will begin on March 6th, 2024, and run until April 1st, 2024.

Get Loded at New Retro Burger Joint in Syracuse

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You Need To Try These Classic Smash Burgers In Utica

Maybe your social media newsfeed has been filled with smash burgers. Where in Central New York can you actually enjoy one? Rooster's in Utica that's where! Here's a look at some of their smash burgers:

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8 New York Restaurants Make List Of Food Networks Best Burgers In The Country

In a recent list of the "100 Best Burgers In America" from Food Network, New York made the list 8 times. The list from Food Network highlights over 105 restaurants from across America where you can find the best burgers. To have 8 slots is pretty cool.

Here's a look at those 8:

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