PHOTOS: National Hamburger Month
May is known as National Hamburger Month. Here are a few suggestions on where to get great hamburgers. Many places will be offering specials just for the month.
Comme Ca Burger
Where: Comme Ca, The Cosmopolitan
What: Comme Ca is offering a variety of burgers during National Hamburger Month. This week's featured hamburger is the Pork-a-nator, a crispy pork cutlet with braised pork belly, head cheese and pig-brain mayo on a toasted bun. Fries included. $18.
Hard Rock Cafe Giveaway
When: May 1-31
What: Hard Rock Cafe is also giving fans a chance to celebrate National Burger Month with a beach getaway to the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana. Starting on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, and continuing every day until Friday, May 31, 2013, fans who take a picture of themselves with a Hard Rock Legendary Burger at a U.S. Hard Rock Cafe location and post via Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #hardrockburger or upload it to www.hardrockburger.com will be entered to win a four-day, three-night stay at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana.
More info: Click here
Quadruple Bypass Burger
Where: Heart Attack Grill, Neonopolis, downtown Las Vegas
What: Looking for one of the biggest hamburgers in Las Vegas? Try the Quadruple Bypass Burger with four half-pound beef patties, cheese and bacon. The burger comes in at a whopping 8,000 calories. All customers that weigh more than 350 pounds eat for free.
The Honey Salt BMB (burger month burger)
When: Beginning at 8:30 p.m. every Thursday in May
Where: Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd.
What: The burger features a hand-ground waygu patty, bacon jam, applewood & walnut-smoked cheddar, pickled red onione and a fried egg. Comes with homemade potato chips.
Margaritaville's specialty burgers
When: Through June 2
Where: Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville, Flamingo Las Vegas
What: Margaritaville will feature a different specialty burger each week of the month of May. The burgers were created by chefs that competed in Margaritaville's annual burger challenge. Week #1 (4/29-5/5): Boursin Mushroom Burger. Week #2 (5/6-12): Volcano Nacho Burger. Week #3 (5/13-19) Ultimate Burger Melt. Week #4 (5/20-26): Arizona Jerk Burger. Week #5 (5/27-6/2): Crunch Burger. The restaurant will also encourage patrons to participate in social meda "meat-ups" -- encouraging fans to take photos of their burgers for exclusive giveaways.
Mitzula Burger at Naked City Pizza
When: Ongoing Where: Naked City Pizza, Moon Doggie's
What: The Mitzula Burger features a mix of brisket and top sirloin and a housemade bun. The burger is topped with hand-cut fries, mozzarella cheese curds and gravy. The burger was created after the restaurant held a Menu Madness contest in March. Facebook fans voted on the entries until a winner was chosen. The winner, Chris Minton, goes by Mitzula on Twitter.
Classic burger special at Steiner's
When: May 6-31 Where: All locations of Steiner's - A Nevada Style Pub
What: Steiners will offer its classic (with or without cheese) hamburger with choice of side item (Brew City fries, Death Valley chips, potato salad or cole slaw) for just $7 for National Hamburger Month. Their specialty burgers (except the Kobe and sliders) will be priced at $8. Must purchase bevarage. Dine in only. Can not combine with other discounts, comps or specials.gers (except the Kobe and sliders) will be priced at $8. Must purchase beverage. Dine in only. Can not combine with other discounts, comps or specials.
National Hamburger Day at Stripburger
When: May 28 Where: Stripburger, Fashion Show Mall
What: Stripburger will celebrate National Hamburger Day on May 28. Special hamburgers include the Mexican Burger with zesty chipotle mayo, jalapenos, pickled onion, cotija cheese and cilantro; the Asian-inspired Ahi Tuna burger with pickled ginger and avocado; and the mini burger sampler.
The Ronald McFuku at Fukuburger
When: All month
Where: Click here to check their schedule
What: The Ronald McFuku consists of a sliced and grilled glazed donut from Ronald's Donuts in Chinatown; a marinated FukuPatty from Larry's Great Western Meats; applewood-smoked bacon and American cheese; homemade Fuku sauce.
Steak 'n Shake
Where: South Point Hotel & Casino
When: All month
What: Steak 'n Shake offers four hamburger specials for $3.99 (includes fries & beverage). The specials are the Double n' Cheese Steakburger, the Single Bacon Steakburger and Cheese Steakburger.
When: Through month of May
Where: BLT Burger, The Mirage
Cost: $12-$17 for burgers
What: May 6-12: Sweet & Smoky Burger (previously the Maple Bacon Burger)
May 13-19: Greek Burger
May 20-26: Big Bad Beer Burger
May 27-31: Summer Sizzler (previously the Fluffy Burger)
$1 hamburgers at Fat Bar
When: May 28
Where: Fat Bar at Fatburger, 3763 Las Vegas Blvd. South
What: Fat Bar will offer $1 hamburgers from 4 to 5 p.m. May 28 in observance of National Hamburger Day. Fat Bar is a circular retro-looking cocktail lounge where burgers marry booze on the Las Vegas Strip (2 hamburger limit per customer).
Free Classic Smash from Smashburger (if your name is Burger)
When: May 28
Where: All Smashburger locations
What: Smashburger will celebrate National Hamburger Day on May 28 by giving away a FREE Classic Smash to anyone with the last name of "Burger."
Carne Asada Burger at KGB
When: Month of May
Where: KGB: Kerry's Gourmet Burgers! at Harrah's Las Vegas
What: For the month of May, guests are invited to enjoy the carne asada burger paired with a Mexican hot chocolate sundae. The 8-ounce carne asada marinated beef patty is topped with pepper jack cheese, black bean corn salsa, sautéed lime-marinated onions and peppers, avocado sour cream and crispy tortilla strips on a jalapeno cheddar bun. The burger and shake of the month combo is priced at $18.
Billionaire Burger at Holsteins
Where: Holsteins, The Cosmopolitan
What: Holstein's has many wonderful specialty burgers on their menu. One of those is the Billionaire Burger. It features Kobe beef, foie cras, port onion marmalade, frisee and truffle mayo.
HAMBURGER MONTH AT THE PALM
Where: The Palm Restaurant, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South
What: The Palm is offering USDA Prime Steakburgers for $8.37 during lunch every Monday (and May 28) during the month of May to homor National Hamburger Month. Add a side of fries for $1.95. Burgers include the Classic SteakBurger, 837 Club Burger, Second Avenue Burger, Bozzi Burger and Bunless Burger.
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