Like all Americans, we on Long Island just can’t seem to get enough of the ground beef patty in all sizes and quality. A raft of local burger spots have opened in the last year but the classic burgers, and the best, endure.
Long Islanders Voted All-American Drive-In In Massapequa The Best Burger On Long Island!
All American Drive-In
4286 Merrick Rd.
In a category that could rightly be divided into 10 sub-categories, the nostalgic voters make the cool throwback, the Double Double burger, a favorite against national chains and other local heroes. Maybe they’re rebelling against the emergence of the burger as haute cuisine. After all, doesn’t a burger taste better served from a stand, wrapped in paper and gobbled while leaning on the hood of a car?
2nd Place – Five Guys Burgers and Fries. Multiple locations. www.fiveguys.com
A major chain throughout New York and Long Island, Five Guys Burgers and Fries is one of the best places you can go for a hamburger. You get to choose what toppings you can get for your regular double patty burger or “little” single patty burger. Each hamburger is cooked with top quality meat and is extremely satisfying.
3rd Place – Cheeburger Cheeburger. 228 Airport Plaza Blvd., Farmingdale. 631-393-6150. 12 Manetto Hill Mall, Plainview. 516-939-2237. www.cheeburger.com
With an old school styled diner atmosphere, Cheeburger Cheeburger serves nothing but top quality burgers. Cheeburger Cheeburger gives eaters a large variety of different toppings they can put on their burger.
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