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The Best Breakfast Burger In Every State

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Breakfast Bites

Biting into a breakfast burger stuffed with oozing eggs and crispy bacon makes for a memorable way to start the day when you’re craving a savory breakfast. Across the country, food trucks, restaurants, and hole-in-the-wall eateries are whipping up breakfast-inspired burgers topped with everything from bacon jams and hash browns to burger patties stuffed between doughnuts, waffles, and pancakes. Take a look below for your breakfast-burger bucket list from coast to coast. Do you have a better choice for a state? Let  us know in the comments.


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Manci’s Antique Club
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Alabama: Manci’s Antique Club

St. Daphne


Burgers are freshly ground and perfectly cooked at this stop, where the brunch burger is a must-try item. The burger takes a breakfast spin on the spot’s traditional patty, stuffing it between slabs of crunchy Texas toast. Melted cheddar, applewood bacon, piled hash browns, and a fried egg hold it together in between. 


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Alaska: Snow City Café
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Alaska: Snow City Café

Anchorage


This popular cafe is known for innovative brunch offerings such as loaded Benedicts. It specializes in brunch and serves it all day long, every day. The brunch menu holds the Brekki Burger, which comes with Havarti cheese, a fried egg over-medium, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and a maple Dijon spread over a brioche bun.


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Arizona: Paradise Valley Burger Co.

Phoenix


Diners at this Arizona burger spot come to indulge in burgers with elevated twists. The Brulee Burger is a quarter-pound beef patty topped with bacon, eggs, Havarti cheese, pickled onions, lettuce, and Thousand Island sauce. It comes served on a burned-sugar bun for a sweet and savory mix that makes for the ultimate late breakfast.


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Arkansas: Tacker’s Shake Shack
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Arkansas: Tacker’s Shake Shack

Marion


This little burger shack has been dishing out good, old-fashioned burgers since 1977. Besides a full breakfast menu, it offers burgers with breakfast twists. The Breakfast Burger itself comes with a patty topped with bacon, fried eggs, hash browns, and cheddar cheese. This place is also well known for its Muscadine Bacon Burger, which features a cheeseburger with house-made muscadine (a thick-skinned grape) jelly, cream cheese, bacon, and an over-easy egg.


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California: The Morrison
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California: The Morrison

Los Angeles


It’s all about burgers and beer at The Morrison, which has two locations: Atwater Village and Burbank. Its Late Breakfast Burger is a popular item with a beef patty, bacon and onion jam, fried eggs, and a cheddar pancake. It comes with a side of crispy, seasoned fries.


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Colorado: Atmosphere Gastropub
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Colorado: Atmosphere Gastropub

Colorado Springs


The burgers at Atmosphere Gastropub are made with juicy bison meat, including the Sunday brunch Breakfast Burger — a half-pound bison patty and bacon, white cheddar, chipotle mayo, your choice of egg, and a herbed potato rosti (a thicker variation on the hash brown). Served on a brioche bun, the burger comes with a choice of hand-cut fries, potato chips, and salad.


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Connecticut: Plan B Burger Bar
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Connecticut: Plan B Burger Bar

Multiple Locations


This popular chain is known for its succulent burgers. The Breakfast Burger starts with a hand-cut and house-ground patty and includes bacon, cheddar cheese, a fried egg, and spiced maple aioli between croissant buns. When ordering fries with it, ask for them disco style and you’ll get them covered in gravy and their house-made cheese sauce.

Delaware: Farmer and The Cow
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Delaware: Farmer and The Cow

Wilmington


The Farmer and the Cow’s Morning Glory burger is a favorite, thanks to the thick strips of bacon and scrapple that top them. Burgers here start with a house blend of chuck, brisket, and filet, with the Morning Glory also topped with a fried egg, a spiced maple sauce, and melted Swiss cheese. The location opens at noon, making it the perfect stop for a late breakfast.


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District of Columbia: Succotash
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District of Columbia: Succotash

This D.C. restaurant is known for top-notch Southern comfort foods, with a pimento cheese touched with Worcestershire giving an extra kick to several dishes. This includes the brunch-time Pimento Cheese Burger, which features a tender patty topped with gooey oozing pimento cheese, sweet bacon jam, and house-made pickles. It is served with a heaping plate of crispy French fries with a flavorful seasoned ketchup.

Florida: Benny’s On The Beach
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Florida: Benny’s On The Beach

Lake Worth


This oceanside eatery is a hit with locals thanks to prime breakfast offerings such as its eggs Benedict, stuffed French toast, and juicy breakfast burger. It's a play on eggs Benedict and comes with a ground patty paired with American cheese, a fried egg, a pork roll, and Hollandaise sauce inside of a challah kaiser roll. Grab it to go and enjoy biting down on the hefty burger amid magnificent seaside views.


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Georgia: Buttermilk Kitchen
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Georgia: Buttermilk Kitchen

Atlanta


Buttermilk Kitchen is known for its Southern breakfast and lunch plates. Its Brunch Burger, available only between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Fridays, features a sausage and beef patty stuffed with pepper jack cheese, topped with crispy bacon and maple aioli, and stacked between buttermilk waffles.


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Hawaii: Journey by HFC
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Hawaii: Journey by HFC

Multiple Locations 


These popular breakfast burgers can be found at weekend farmers markets. At the  Saturday Kaka'ako Farmers Market, you’ll see lines of locals waiting to get their hands on a Journey by HFC burger with its distinctive black bun. The popular burger is the Breakfast Burger, which comes with a handmade black brioche “lava” bun, grass-fed beef, melted havarti, red chili aioli, pickles, bacon, maple onion jam, and a sunny-side up egg.

Idaho: Bodacious Pig Barbecue
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Idaho: Bodacious Pig Barbecue

Eagle


For a later breakfast, head to this barbecue spot where everything is made in-house and meats are slow roasted every morning. Order the Brunch Burger and you'll get a burger patty made from a blend of ground brisket and ground sirloin, mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, two strips of bacon, an over-easy egg, and Lay’s potato chips crumbled on top. It comes in a soft, freshly baked brioche bun.


Hamburgerseria
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Illinois: Hamburgerseria

Joilet


Hamburgerseria slings out traditional handmade burgers that diners say are cooked to perfection. The Breakfast Burger has quarter-pound, half-pound, and 1-pound options with American cheese, a hard fried egg, and bacon. The burger may be simple, but it’s the simple touches such as soft buns with crisp sides and a flavorful patty that make it a standout. Enjoy it with a side of hand-cut sweet potato waffle fries.    

 


Indiana: Rize
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Indiana: Rize

Multiple Locations 


With three locations in Indianapolis, Fishers, and Carmel, this popular, hip brunch stop is known for inventive breakfast items that use fresh-baked goods, greenhouse-grown produce, and ingredients from local suppliers. The Benny Burger takes a beef patty and tops it with bacon, tomato jam, white cheddar, avocado, an over-easy egg, and Hollandaise sauce served in an English muffin.

 


Iowa: Saucy Focaccia
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Iowa: Saucy Focaccia

Cedar Rapids

The fast-casual Saucy Focaccia serves here on focaccia, including a Brunch Burger stacked with bacon, tots, a fried egg, caramelized onions, and grape jam. The burger and sandwich stops — there are two in Cedar Rapids — regularly rank among the top 10 burger spots in the state.  


Kansas: Bradley’s Corner Café
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Kansas: Bradley’s Corner Café

Topeka


This little café is a neighborhood secret beloved for its scrumptious pies, flavorful burgers, and hearty breakfasts. The Breakfast Burger might not have tons of ingredients — it has a patty, bacon, American cheese, and eggs any style you like — but the soft, homemade buns and tender beef patties cooked just right make it a hit.

Kentucky: Mussel & Burger Bar BBB
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Kentucky: Mussel & Burger Bar BBB

Louisville


Locals head to this casual stop, with two locations in Louisville, for the fresh mussels, flavorful burgers, and beers. The eatery grinds burgers daily using certified Black Angus beef. The B.B.B. (Bacon Breakfast Burger) comes with a signature patty topped with caramelized onions, aged white cheddar, a maple-syrup aioli, maple-syrup glazed pork belly, a fried egg, and sweet potato fries with pineapple sauce for dipping.

Louisiana: Clover Grill
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Louisiana: Clover Grill

New Orleans


This retro diner dating back to the 1930s is known for dishing out juicy burgers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Breakfast Burger comes with a thick patty topped with bacon, crispy hash browns, and an egg on top, making for a piping hot and greasy burger with no frills but all the flavor.

Maine: Blazes Burgers
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Maine: Blazes Burgers

Westbrook


This local stop is known for its delicious fresh burgers and crispy fries and tots. Burgers here are juicy and ground fresh, and fries come crisp and hot.The Breakfast Burger gets stacked high — it starts with a bacon cheeseburger that's topped with more bacon, cheese, and an egg.

 


Maryland: Maggie’s Farm
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Maryland: Maggie’s Farm

Baltimore


Maggie’s Farm has a Brunch Burger available Saturdays and Sundays that includes tender patties topped with a house sauce, bacon, caramelized onions, pickles, and a fried egg.

 


Massachusetts: The Brewer’s Fork
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Massachusetts: The Brewer’s Fork

Charlestown


The Brewer's Fork specializes in wood-fired plates, with the brunch pizzas a particular hit with locals. Diners also rave about the NH Pastured Wagyu Burger, available throughout the day and for brunch on the weekends. The burger features a beef patty with wood-roasted onions, bacon jam, American cheese, a sesame roll, and the option to add a fried egg.

Michigan: Taystee Burgers
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Michigan: Taystee Burgers

Multiple Locations 


Taystee Burgers started out as a gas station stand serving up halal burgers outside Detroit in Dearborn. Its popularity led to the opening of a dine-in location in Dearborn Heights where you can sample decadent options such as a Breakfast Burger with fried eggs, beef bacon, Swiss cheese, grilled onions and peppers, tomato, and sauce smothered between two grilled cheese sandwiches as the bun. It may seem over-the-top, but the burger is so good Yelp reviewers claim it might be one of the best they’ve ever had.

Minnesota: Big Daddy’s Burgers
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Minnesota: Big Daddy’s Burgers

Duluth


The Breakfast Burger from Big Daddy’s is a popular brunch staple and comes with a beef patty, slices of melted cheddar, crispy bacon strips, an over-easy egg, and peanut butter. Two slices of French toast wrap the burger, which is served with a side of maple syrup and a heaping portion of homemade fries.

Mississippi: Bulldog Burger Co.
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Mississippi: Bulldog Burger Co.

Multiple Locations 


The burgers at Bulldog Burger Co. are a hit with diners who come for flavorful and inventive selections and a lively atmosphere. For a creamy burger that doesn’t skimp on indulgence, go for the Good Mornin’. It comes with sharp cheddar cheese, tomato, bibb lettuce, a potato hash, mayo, fried egg, and house-made chipotle ketchup.   

 


Mississippi: Bulldog Burger Co.
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Missouri: Hopper’s Pub

Multiple Locations 


Hoppers Pub, which has locations in Rolla and Waynesville, is often cited by local food experts for its high-quality burgers. The jam burger featured on the evening menus is a popular option, but the brunch menu has a Good Morning Burger that comes with American cheese, fried eggs, and bacon, notably served on a French toast bun and drizzled with maple syrup.

Montana: Burns St. Bistro
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Montana: Burns St. Bistro

Missoula 


This buzzing bistro serves top-notch brunch bites and burgers, with its Brunch Burger combining both. The star ingredient is the crispy, candied bacon that tops a thick and juicy grass-fed patty and sharp cheddar. The dish is available during weekend brunch and comes with a side of fries.

 


Nebraska: Early Bird Brunch
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Nebraska: Early Bird Brunch

Multiple locations


Brunch is served every day at Early Bird Brunch, which has two locations in Nebraska and one in Iowa. All three feature the Breakfast Burger, a grilled patty with fried eggs and cheddar cheese smothered in pork sausage gravy on a brioche bun. It comes served with crispy hash browns.

 


Nevada: Coffee Cup Café
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Nevada: Coffee Cup Café

Boulder City


This eatery is a popular stop for breakfast and lunch choices, with hits such as pork chili verde omelet and a breakfast burger. The Breakfast Burger comes with a beef patty topped with eggs, American cheese, Thousand Island sauce, grilled onions, tomato, and lettuce on a grilled croissant. The burgers here are big, flavorful, and come with Guy Fieri’s approval.

New Hampshire: Hop and Grind
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New Hampshire: Hop and Grind

Multiple Locations 


Everything is made from scratch at this beloved burger joint, including the meats butchered and ground each day to make the juicy patties customers love. The Morning Glory breakfast burger features a beef patty topped with hash browns, a fried egg, dry aged bacon, American and cheddar cheese, cheese sauce, and maple syrup with truffle.


New Jersey: The Committed Pig
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New Jersey: The Committed Pig

Multiple Locations 


The breakfast burger from The Committed Pig is a standout item at this burger and pancake stop with locations in Morristown, Summit, and Masagquan. While all the burgers here come as double patties blended with short rib, hanger steak, and brisket, the Good Morning breakfast burger comes with a pork roll, fried eggs, American cheese, and chopped chives.

New Mexico: Cowboy Café
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New Mexico: Cowboy Café

Roswell


Diners come to this local stop for its home cooking and hearty potions, from the tender and decadent patties in the burgers to the crisp, homemade fries and battered onion rings. Breakfast is served all day long and features the Mothership Burger — a half-pound beef patty, grilled onions, cheese, bacon, and hash browns.  

 


New York: The Horny Ram
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New York: The Horny Ram

New York City


This NYC spot is known for its bold brunch offerings, such as M&M-stuffed pancakes and a Pancake Burger. The beef burger comes with crispy bacon wedges, melted American cheese, an over-easy fried egg, and a juicy patty between fluffy and buttery pancake slices. The whole thing gets drizzled in just the right amount of maple syrup so you can still eat it with your hands. It comes with wedge-cut fries.

North Carolina: Everything Bagels
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North Carolina: Everything Bagels

Durham


A bagel spot is on this list for a Breakfast Burger Bagel with a grass-fed, Angus, double-smash patty topped with cheddar, arugula, charred pickled onions, fried eggs, and mayonnaise. It's your choice of a bagel to sandwich it between.

Sickies Garage Burgers and Brews
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North Dakota: Sickies Garage Burgers and Brews

Multiple locations


There's locations across several states, but Sickies originated in North Dakota and still serves its over-the-top breakfast burgers all day long there. The most decadent choice is the Hangover Burger, which comes with a bacon-wrapped patty, grilled ham, two fried eggs, and American cheese between glazed doughnut buns. There's also a Breakfast and Gravy Burger that adds country gravy and a pork sausage patty.

 


Ohio: Hamburger Inn Diner
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Ohio: Hamburger Inn Diner

Delaware


This diner has been known for its mouthwateringly thin, greasy-spoon diner burgers dating back to 1932. Try the Hangover Burger, with its simple combination of bacon, egg, and American cheese with a fresh Angus steak burger and homemade buns done right. Get it with a side of waffle fries cooked extra crispy, but save room for legendary cinnamon buns.

 


Oklahoma: Cherry Street Kitchen
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Oklahoma: Cherry Street Kitchen

Tulsa


Cherry Street Kitchen is a beloved neighborhood breakfast spot serving homemade baked goodies from sweets down to its chips. The Brunch Burger comes with a half-pound grilled beef patty and pork shoulder bacon. Cheddar cheese, an over-easy egg, and the restaurant’s signature Booh-Yah sauce combine with the bacon-piled patties inside grilled brioche buns for a hearty burger.

Oregon: J-Dub
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Oregon: J-Dub

Bend


For a breakfast that piles it delicious ingredients high, head to J-Dub. There's a Glazed Doughnut Burger stuffed with a signature bacon cheeseburger and fried eggs inside a toasted glazed doughnut. Breakfast here is available until noon.

Pennsylvania: Kitch-en
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Pennsylvania: Kitch-en Cafe

East Stroudsburg


Locally sourced ingredients are a focus at the Kitch-en Cafe, and grass-fed and free-range meats and eggs come together in selections such as the Breakfast Burger. The burger features a ground pork and beef patty topped with gouda, a fried egg, and a layer of crispy onion hash browns with a house-made bacon marmalade in fluffy brioche buns.

Rhode Island: Scratch Kitchen and Catering
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Rhode Island: Scratch Kitchen and Catering

Newport


This family-operated eatery is known as a top brunch destination in Newport thanks to its hearty selections. The breakfast burger comes with a 4-ounce beef patty topped with American cheese, an over-hard egg, bacon, and roasted garlic aioli on an English muffin. You can opt to double the ingredients or add a sausage to the burger for an extra kick.

South Carolina: Tattooed Moose
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South Carolina: Tattooed Moose

Charleston


Tattooed Moose is known for its hearty sandwiches and stacked, handheld bites featuring top-notch meats, whether they’re braised, cured, or ground. The Brunch Burger features a patty topped with ham and bacon, hash browns, three slices of cheese, and a sunny-side egg with a special ingredient that ties its flavors all together: a creamy apple butter. The fries here are popular too, dunked in a combination of duck fat and lard for incredible flavor.

South Dakota: Powder House Lodge
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South Dakota: Powder House Lodge

Keystone


The restaurant at the Powder House Lodge is known as a a great neighborhood dining spot, offering prime rib and wild game specialties along with juicy burgers. The Breakfast Burger comes with a sausage patty topped with hash browns, bacon, cheese, and a sunny-side up egg served on an English muffin. It comes with a side of maple syrup so you can enjoy taking in the simple yet delectable burger’s sweet and salty flavors.

Tennessee: Sun Diner
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Tennessee: Sun Diner

Nashville


This 24-hour diner, beloved by TripAdvisor reviewers, has a Breakfast Burger that keeps it simple while hitting all the flavor marks. It's an Angus steak patty topped with a fried egg, crisp and thick slabs of bacon, cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onions, and a pickle.

Texas: Stanton’s City Bites
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Texas: Stanton’s City Bites

Houston


This hole-in-the-wall sandwich shop is known for flavorful burgers, but the breakfast version may be the most epic. The Cowboy Brunch comes with a juicy patty layered with fried eggs, fried pickles, grilled onions, bacon, and a hearty portion of Swiss and American cheese. Texas Toast crisp and buttered to perfection and topped with mayonnaise and mustard replaces the buns.


Utah: Warrens Craft Burgers
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Utah: Warrens Craft Burgers

Ogden


This stop is known as a solid location for top-notch burgers. Cooks hand-smash the burgers with freshly ground chuck beef, and all burgers are served on a soft potato bun. The Morning Glory burger includes bacon, cheddar cheese, red onions, chipotle ketchup, iceberg lettuce, and an over-medium egg.

 


Vermont: Burger Barn
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Vermont: Burger Barn

Jeffersonville


This cash-only, hole-in-the-wall eatery is seasonal — but when open, it may have the state’s best burgers, with innovative toppings and top-notch grass-fed beef. The Breakfast Burger has fried egg, cheddar, and a choice of bacon or sausage on a burger; the Hash Burger has a fried egg, hash browns, cheddar, and bacon.

Virginia: J&K Style Grill
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Virginia: J&K Style Grill

Virginia Beach


The specialty at J&K Style Grill is the Waffle Burger, featuring a fresh, 6-ounce beef patty between freshly made waffles. The burger comes with a fried egg, hickory bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and pickles. The subtle sweetness in the waffles alone is enough to make syrup unnecessary — diners instead recommend asking for a side of barbecue sauce.


Washington: Ethos Bakery and Café
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Washington: Ethos Bakery and Café

Richland


Guy Fieri described the Ethos Burger at this local bakery as “one of the most outside-of-the-box burgers'' he has ever had. The burger, served as a brunch item on Saturdays and Sundays between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., comes with a patty topped with white cheddar, leeks sautéed in white wine and spices, and a house-made vinaigrette on croissant buns baked fresh in-house. The bacon vinaigrette is made of bacon, brown sugar, maple syrup, rosemary, and spices.

West Virginia: Gonzoburger
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West Virginia: Gonzoburger

Charleston


This burger and craft beer spot tucks its delicious burgers between buns that diners say are like a cross between Hawaiian bread and a pretzel bun. The Brunch Burger comes with a beef patty topped with bacon, a fried egg that’s just the right amount of runny, aged cheddar, and a sweet maple bacon glaze.

Wisconsin: Crafty Cow
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Wisconsin: Crafty Cow

Multiple locations 


This family-owned restaurant offers hearty biscuit and sandwich selections in addition to a stuffed breakfast burger. The Wake and Bacon is a beef patty stuffed with American cheese that is topped with a tater-tot patty, a breakfast sausage, an egg, bacon, and Hollandaise sauce. It comes on a croissant bun with a side of maple syrup.

Wyoming: The Bird
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Wyoming: The Bird

Jackson


Fresh ground brisket makes up the burgers at The Bird. The Breakfast Burger adds bacon and a fried egg on a toasted muffin. Enjoy it sipping on local brews while taking in the magnificent mountain views.