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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. 


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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 two thick 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 its innovative brunch offerings like loaded Benedicts. They specialize in brunch and serve it all day long, every day. The burger on their brunch menu is 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 Cof

Phoenix


The breakfast-inspired brulee burger is a staple at this Arizona burger spot, where diners come to indulge in burgers with elevated twists. The Brulee Burger comes with a quarter-pound beef patty topped with bacon, eggs, Havarti cheese, pickled onions, lettuce and Thousand Island sauce. It comes served on a burnt 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 also offers burgers that feature 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 now has three locations: Los Angeles, Burbank, and Huntington Beach. Their Late Breakfast Burger is a popular item diners suggest trying and features a beef patty with bacon and onion jam, fried eggs, and a cheddar pancake. It comes with a side of crispy and 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 bison, and diners say how the restaurant offers some of the juiciest versions of the meat with their burger. For Sunday brunch, don’t miss the Breakfast Burger, which comes with 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 hashbrown). Served on a brioche bun, the burger comes with your 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, with several locations throughout Connecticut. The Breakfast Burger starts with a hand-cut and house-ground patty and includes bacon, cheddar cheese, a fried egg, and spiced maple aioli sandwiched between a croissant bun. 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 the burger. 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 providing top-notch Southern comfort foods, with their pimento cheese that comes with Worcestershire for an extra kick adding complex flavor to several of its dishes. This includes its brunch cheeseburger, the 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 for dipping.

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

Lake Worth


This ocean-side eatery is a hit with locals thanks to prime breakfast offerings like its eggs Benedict, stuffed French toast, and juicy breakfast burger. The Breakfast Burger is a play on eggs Benedict and comes with a ground patty paired with American cheese, a fried egg, a pork roll, and Hollandaise sauce all inside of a challah kaiser roll. Grab it to go and enjoy biting down on the hefty burger while you enjoy 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. Their Brunch Burger, only available between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Fridays, features a sausage and beef patty stuffed with pepper jack cheese, topped with crispy bacon and maple aioli, and stacked between two buttermilk waffles.

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 like the Kaka'ako Farmers Market on Saturday, where 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, then order the Brunch Burger. The burger patty is made from a blend of ground brisket and ground sirloin, with mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, two strips of bacon, an over-easy egg, and Lay’s potato chips crumbled on top. It comes in a soft and 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. A favorite here is the Breakfast Burger, which includes a juicy bun with your choice between quarter pound, half pound, and one-pound burgers, American cheese, a hard fried egg, and bacon. The burger may be simple, but it’s the simple touches like 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 creating 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. It comes served in an English muffin.

 


Iowa: Saucy Focaccia
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Iowa: Saucy Focaccia

Cedar Rapids

This fast-casual stop is known for serving out tasty next-level burgers. Burgers here come served on focaccia, with the Brunch Burger stacked with bacon, tots, a fried egg, caramelized onions, and grape jam. The burger and sandwich stop has two locations in Cedar Rapids and regularly ranks as one of 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, with a patty, bacon, American cheese, and eggs any style you like, but it’s the soft homemade buns and tender beef patties cooked just right that 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, with your choice on how it is cooked. 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, ground-fresh, and fries come crisp and hot. Fillings stack high inside of the burgers, like the Breakfast Burger, which features a bacon cheeseburger that then gets topped with more bacon, cheese, and an egg on top.

 


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

Baltimore


Maggie’s Farm has won several accolades when it comes to its food, and it’s no surprise. Diners love the brunch here, with the burger standing as a favorite dish.  The Brunch Burger, which is available on Saturdays and Sundays, 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, which is 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 of course, 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 incredible halal burgers outside of Detroit in Dearborn. Today, its popularity has led to the opening of a dine-in location in Dearborn Heights where you can sample their decadent burger options. The Breakfast Burger is no exception to the epic twists on burgers found here, 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 two 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 also features a breakfast burger with a sweet twist. The Good Morning Burger comes with American cheese, fried eggs, and bacon, but it’s 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 up top-notch brunch bites and burgers, with its Brunch Burger combining both. The star ingredient in the dish 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 now has two locations in Nebraska and a location in Iowa. All three locations feature the Breakfast Burger, which has 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 its breakfast and lunch choices with hits like its pork chili verde omelet and its 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. One of the burgers diners point out to try is the Morning Glory, their breakfast burger featuring 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 that diners often call out to try at this burger and pancake stop, which now has locations in Morristown, Summit and Masagquan.  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 delicious 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 here and features the Mothership Burger. The burger has 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, like its M&M stuffed pancakes and the Pancake Burger. The beef burger comes with crispy bacon wedges, melted American cheese, an over-easy fried egg, and a juicy patty in between two 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. Enjoy it with the fresh chunks of wedge cut fries it comes with.

North Carolina: Everything Bagels
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North Carolina: Everything Bagels

Durham


This bagel spot combines the best of both breakfast bites with its Breakfast Burger Bagel, which comes with a grass-fed, Angus, double-smash patty topped with cheddar, arugula, charred pickled onions, fried eggs, and mayonnaise, with your choice of a bagel to sandwich it all between.

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

Multiple locations


With locations across several states, Sickies originated in North Dakota and serves its over-the-top breakfast burgers all day long. There are several choices to choose from here, with the most decadent being the Hangover Burger, which comes with a bacon-wrapped patty, grilled ham, two fried eggs, and American cheese between two glazed doughnut buns. They also have the 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 historic diner has been known for its mouthwatering thin, greasy-spoon diner burgers for decades, dating back to 1932. The Hangover Burger makes for a great way to start the day, with a 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, and make sure you save room for the 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 its sweets down to its chips. The Brunch Burger is a popular one here and 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 this hearty burger.

Oregon: J-Dub
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Oregon: J-Dub

Bend


For a breakfast that piles it high when it comes to delicious ingredients, head to J-Dub where the breakfast burger features a Glazed Doughnut Burger stuffed with their signature bacon cheeseburger and fried eggs inside of a toasted glazed doughnut. Breakfast here is available until noon, so you won’t want to sleep in too late for a burger that some diners call “bucket-worthy”.

Pennsylvania: Kitch-en
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Pennsylvania: Kitch-en

East Stroudsburg


Locally sourced ingredients are a focus at Kitch-en, where grass-fed and free-range meats and eggs come together in selections like 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 here comes with a four-ounce beef patty topped with American cheese, an over-hard egg, bacon, and roasted garlic aioli on an English muffin. Choose to double it up for double the ingredients, or add a sausage to the top of your 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 that feature its top-notch meats, whether they’re braised, cured, or ground. The Brunch Burger has a special ingredient that ties its flavors all together — a creamy apple butter. The burger features a patty topped with ham and bacon, hash browns, three slices of cheese, and a sunny-side egg with 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, is known for slinging delicious breakfast choices all day long. Diners love the Breakfast Burger, which keeps it simple while hitting all the flavor marks when it comes to each ingredient. The burger features the diner’s 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 its flavorful burgers, and its take on a breakfast burger may be its most epic offering of all. 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. They hand-smash their burgers with freshly ground chuck beef, with all burgers served on a soft potato bun. Start the day with their Morning Glory burger, which 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 only opens seasonally, but when it does, it’s known to offer some of what diners say are the state’s best burgers. Burgers here feature innovative toppings and top-notch grass-fed beef. Go for selections like the traditional Breakfast Burger, which has fried eggs, cheddar, and your choice of bacon or sausage on a burger or try the Hash Burger to get a fried egg, hash browns, cheddar and bacon on your burger.

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, six-ounce beef patty tucked in 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 barbeque sauce for the ultimate bite.


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, which is 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 that make for a memorable combination.

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, making for standout burgers. A popular burger here is the Brunch Burger, which 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, with two locations in Wisconsin, 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, with your choice about how you would like it cooked. The Breakfast Burger comes with bacon and a fried egg on a toasted muffin, and it’s a bite customers say is delicious. Enjoy it sipping on local brews while taking in the magnificent mountain views.