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Top Bacon Burgers In Chicago

November 11, 2010 1:00 PM

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Top Bacon Burgers In Chicago

Top Bacon Burgers In Chicago

Burger joints are a dime a dozen here in Chicago. When you need a greasy, salty, cured meat fix–you know you’re craving a bacon burger.

Here are our picks for some of the best bacon burgers in the city. We know we didn’t get them all, so leave a comment and let us know your favorite.

Hop Haus

7545 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
thehophaus.com

Diners at Hop Haus have a seemingly endless choice of toppings to put on their burgers. Bacon however, is the topping of choice. This North side pub and grill has three burgers to satisfy your bacon needs. Take advantage of their wide variety of brews to wash down your burger.

1) The Haus
Sharp yellow & white cheddar, bacon, 1000 island, L&T- $9.95

2) Guacamole Jack
Bacon, pepperjack cheese, guacamole, mayo, L&T

3) Fried egg Burger
Fried egg, cheddar, Canadian bacon, red pepper sauce

That’s A Burger

2134 E 71st St
Chicago, IL 60649

Burgers here are made to order. Literally, when you place an order, the cook forms the patty from scratch (no pre-made patties here!). If you’re not looking for fast food, a homemade burger from That’s A Burger, is well worth the wait.

1) That’s A Burger Special
Chili Cheese, bacon, and egg

Hamburger Mary's

Hamburger Mary's

Hamburger Mary’s

5400 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL
www.hamburgermarys.com

This Andersonville restaurant and bar serves just about every kind of burger you can think of. The ‘Barbara-Q’ with Mary’s special sauce is a best-seller on this massive menu.

1) Barbara-Q Bacon Cheeseburger
Onion rings and a tangy-sweet BBQ sauce top this burger, with bacon, melted cheddar & jack chess, lettuce, pickle and Mary’s special sauce

Top Notch Beefburger

2116 W 95th St
Chicago, IL

Top Notch Beefburger is a South side staple, known for fast service, great milkshakes, and even better burgers. Bacon burgers at Top Notch are served with a Western kick. You’ll find massive amounts of spice, cheese, and bacon on this number.

1) Western
3 slices of cheese from our selection of 5 varieties, 3 strips of bacon – 3 rings of grilled green pepper, bbq sauce – onions, grilled or raw

The Fifty/50

The Fifty/50

The Fifty/50

2047 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL
www.thefifty50.com

Menu focuses on three main areas; smoked foods, fried foods, and sandwiches. Their specialties also include homemade “Triple Secret” and Fifty/50 Cheese Sauce.

1) The Fifty Burger
Cheddar, bacon, bbq sauce, and onion rings on a pretzel bun

2) The Division Burger
Stuffed with gouda, mushrooms, & caramelized onions, then topped with bacon, swiss, & bbq sauce served on a pretzel roll

DMK Burger Bar

DMK Burger Bar

DMK Burger Bar

2954 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL
dmkburgerbar.com

This isn’t your average neighborhood burger joint. With grass-fed beef and natural ingredients, you’ll fell a little less guilty with every bite.

1) Aged Cheddar, Smoked Bacon, Charred Balsamic
Red Onions, Rufus Teague’s BBQ Sauce

2) Roasted Hatch Green Chile, Fried Farm Egg,
Sonoma Jack, Smoked Bacon

3) The Patty Melt—Smoked Bacon, Burnt Onions,
Leroy’s Remoulade, Smoked Swiss, Griddled Rye

Have a favorite bacon burger we missed? Post a comment below and share with the class! –Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago

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