Top Ten Best New York Burgers Announced!

Chrissy Claudio | April 21, 2023

"Best NY Burger Contest 2023 Top Ten Announced by the New York Beef Council"

Rome, NY (April 2023)— The New York Beef Council (NYBC) has tallied the votes for the Top Ten Burgers in New York, chosen by the people!!  After the contest opened on April 1st, the votes flooded in, in support of restaurants from every part of the state. Now they will face off for the right to compete in the Final 4 Showdown at Onondaga Community College on May 8th, 2023.

Click here to vote in our Top Ten Contest:  

** Voting will be open from April 22nd to April 29th ** 

The restaurants making the Top Ten list (in alphabetical order) include:  

  • Restaurant      Location     Burger 
  • Ale 'n' Angus Pub     Syracuse     "Bacon Grilled Cheeseburger"
  • Angry Garlic     Baldwinsville      "Hot Mess Burger"
  • Bear Creek Restaurant      Brewerton     "Bourbon Burger"
  • Ben's Fresh     Port Jervis   "Benny Burger"
  • Black Door Burger      Long Beach    "The Blackdoor Burger"  
  • Brewer Union Café      Brewerton      "Irish Hand Grenade"
  • Chatham Brewing     Chatham      "The Trowbridge Burger"
  • Illusive Restaurant      Rensselaer      "The Bougee Burger"
  • Rock Burger      Niagara Falls       "716 Burger"
  • Tap it Bar and Grill      Rochester      "Aftermath Burger"

“In total, we collected 3,612 votes for the Best NY Burger competition so far from several regions throughout New York,” said Chrissy Claudio, Director of Producer Communications & Consumer Engagement for the New York Beef Council. “This year’s Top Ten restaurants are praiseworthy but are only a few of the many restaurants in New York State that do an outstanding job of promoting and serving our beef products to their customers on behalf of New York’s beef producers.” 

To learn more about the contest, visit New York Beef Council’s website at

About the New York Beef Council: 

The New York Beef Council is funded by the $1-per-head National Beef Checkoff Program. With these Beef Checkoff dollars, the New York Beef Council promotes the consumption and education of beef among consumers. This is accomplished through several programs and marketing initiatives such as sponsored content with social influencers, paid media advertising, social media content, and partnerships with various partners both in and outside of New York. For more information, visit