Newport Burger Bender HERO 2020

BECAUSE NOT ALL BURGERS ARE CREATED EQUAL...

Newport Burger Bender, February 14th - 23rd, 2020

Local restaurants are cooking up their best burgers, topping them with everything from Guinness mac n' cheese and fried pickles to crispy pork belly and Poutine, placing it all between a bun (or glazed brioche donuts) and tossing them into the ring in hopes of being crowned the best in town. NEW this year: Select from plant-based (leaf icon) and non-beef (fish icon) burger options in addition to beef offerings. Catch all the juicy details here.

 

TO VOTE

Voting begins on day one of the contest, February 14, and lasts through February 23. Voters are automatically entered into daily giveaways for the chance to win $25 to a participating restaurant.

OPTION 1

Try one, try some, or meat your heart out and try all of the burgers below. Once you’ve discovered your favorite, click on it to cast your vote.

OPTION 2

New this year! Vote on Instagram and/or Twitter by tagging @DscvrNewport + using the designated hashtag assigned to your favorite burger. Find all burger #'s here

The burger with the most votes at the end of the 10 days will be crowned the winner.

  

Burger Ingredients

Local restaurants are cooking up their most savory meat and plant-based burgers, piling 'em high with everything from Guinness mac n' cheese and glazed brioche donuts to secret sauce, jumbo onion rings and vegan aioli - if that's your jam - and tossing it into the ring to compete to be named the best burger in town.

Juicy Details Here

 

Neapolitan Burger

Amano Burger

#VoteAmano

Ground beef / smoked mozzarella / fresh tomato / topped with organic arugula / wrapped in a calzone shell

The Homer Burger

brix burger

#VoteBrix

1/4 lb. Aquidneck Farms Smash Burger / house bacon / sharp cheddar / fried egg / on two glazed brioche donuts / served with smokey BBQ gravy truffle fries

"Paddy" Melt

Buskers Burger

#VoteBuskers

House ground burger mixed with Irish sausage meat / toasted marble rye / Paddy’s Irish Whiskey cheese spread / fried onion strings

The Chanler Prime Grind Burger

The Café at The Chanler Burger

#VoteChanler

Three cuts of prime grade beef / Harpoon Brewery alehouse cheddar / North Country applewood smoked bacon / red onion marmalade / house made Challah bun

"The PheNa'an"

Caleb and Broad Burger

#VoteCaleb

Ground short rib / crispy pork belly / mushroom cheese sauce / toasted Na'an

Tuna Burger

Caleb and Broad Burger

#VoteCalebTuna

Ground Ahi / cucumber wasabi aioli / lettuce / pickled ginger tomato jam / served on a bolo roll

The Serta

Diegos Barrio Cantina Burger

#VoteDiegosBarrio

A house ground local grass-fed beef patty / stuffed with cantina queso fundido cheese / shaved lettuce / jumbo onion rings / semi-sweet pickles / served on local potato roll

Vegan Lentil Burger

Diegos Barrio Cantina Burger Vegan

#VoteDiegosBarrioVegan

Lentil patty / vegan cheese / roasted red pepper / lemon miso dressing / herbed chia seeds / served on Boston Bibb lettuce / (*Gluten free/vegan)

Chili Colorado Burger

Diegos Burger

#VoteDiegos

Seared all beef burger patty / pork chili Colorado / spicy pickled red onion / Oaxaca cheese / lemon-dressed arugula / served on a sweet potato roll

French Onion Burger

castle hill beef burger

#VoteCastleHill

French onion bacon-scallion potato roll / shallot aioli / crispy ham / Brie cheese / caramelized onions / beer-battered onion rings

Black Bean Crunch Burger

castle hill plant burger

#VoteCastleHillBlackBean

Black bean crunch toasted potato roll / crispy quinoa / pickled red onion / shredded romaine / guacamole / roasted Anaheim aioli

Gas Lamp Bacon Bourbon Burger

Gas Lamp Grille Burger

#VoteGasLamp

8 Oz. Angus beef / pepper jack cheese / caramelized onions / bacon bourbon jam / brioche bun

The Grill Steak House Burger

forty 1 north beef burger

#VoteForty1North

Prime dry-aged beef / caramelized onions / brandy peppercorn sauce / Gruyere cheese

The Grill Vegan Burger

forty 1 north plant burger

#VoteForty1NorthVegan

House-made chickpea, quinoa, roasted vegetable patty / marinated grilled red onion / vegan aioli / served on a sea salt caraway roll

Barnyard Burger

gulf stream burger

#VoteGulfStream

Grilled beef patty / cheddar cheese / fried egg / bacon / Carolina pulled pork / house BBQ sauce

Black Eyed Pea and Portobello Burger

gulf stream burger

#VoteGulfStreamBlackEyedPea

Portobello mushrooms sautéed with veggies and spices mixed with black eyed peas / lettuce / tomato / house remoulade / served on a ciabatta roll

Harry's on a Bender

harrys beef burger

#VoteHarrys

Hereford beef / American cheese / waffle fry / tomato bacon jam / fried hen egg / special sauce / pickled red onion / arugula / served on a toasted Martin's potato roll

Crispy Pancetta Burger

jo beef burger

#VoteJos

House-made 8 oz. beef burger / crispy pancetta / drunken red wine onions / melted brie and provolone / lettuce / tomato / served on a bulky roll / (*Gluten-free option available)

Jo’s Beyond Bistro Burger

jo plant beyond burger

#VoteJosBeyondBistro

Beyond Burger patty / sautéed mushrooms / caramelized onions / shredded lettuce / tomato / served on a bulky roll / (*Gluten-free option available)

The Impossible Mac

La Forge Plant

#VoteLaForgeImpossible

Two plant-based burgers / veggie cheese / shredded lettuce / tomatoes / onions / sweet pickles / "secret sauce" / served on a triple-stacked sesame seed bun

The Wilbur

La Forge Burger

#VoteLaForge

"An homage to Zuckerman's famous pig from ""Charlotte's Web"" 1⁄2 Ib. special brisket-chuck-short rib blend / Applewood smoked thick-cut bacon / Crown Bourbon maple- braised pork belly / spicy Louisiana BBQ / apple cider-dijon spread / baby arugula / smoked gouda / aged white cheddar cheese / tomatoes / house made spicy pickles / served on a brioche roll

Nacho Burger

midtown beef burger

#VoteMidtown

Taco spiced ground beef / Adobo pulled pork / pepper jack cheese / sour cream / jalapeno salsa / crisp tortilla chips / served on a Portuguese Bolo bun

Black Bean Burger

midtown plant burger

#VoteMidtownBlackBean

Sautéed spinach / roasted red pepper relish / brussels sprouts caesar / served on a tempura battered portabello mushroom bun

The B.G.B

mission burger

#VoteMission

Bacon cheeseburger / pepper jack cheese / dijon mustard / grilled onions / poblano peppers / jalapeños / dill pickles / served on sourdough

Country Fried Burger

The mooring Burger

#VoteMooring

Double-battered Angus beef patty / chorizo gravy / sunny side egg / arugula / crispy shallots / tomato vinaigrette / served on a brioche bun

The Bellevue Burger

One Bellevue Burger

#VoteOneBellevue

Bourbon washed filet of beef burger / bacon jam / pimiento cheese / crispy shallots / lettuce / New England piccalilli

Smoke Gouda Lardon Burger

The reef burger

#VoteReef

Short rib burger / bacon lardon bits / smokey gouda cheese / lettuce / tomatoes / signature homemade burger sauce

Ferris "Burger's" Day Off

saltwater ferris burger

#VoteSaltwater

8 Oz. ground sirloin burger / stuffed with Manchego cheese / fire-grilled / topped with sizzling Canadian bacon / pepper jack cheese / fried egg / served inside toasted buttery sweet brioche bread / aioli finish / Boston Bibb lettuce / tomato / pickle chips / onion straws

Salmon Sliders

scales shells salmon sliders

#VoteScalesSalmonSliders

Grilled Norwegian salmon / mixed herb caper mayo / greens / served on a toasted brioche slider bun (2 sliders per order)

Shrimp Scampi Burger

scales shrimp scampi

#VoteScalesShrimpScampi

Shrimp scampi burger / lemon garlic aioli / parmesan crisp / served on a toasted brioche burger bun

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese Burger

skiff bar burger

#VoteSkiffBar

8 Oz. beef patty / stuffed with gorgonzola and prosciutto / thick slice of smoked gouda / spring mix / heirloom tomato / buffalo chicken mac and cheese croquette

Impossible Burger

skiff bar plant burger

#VoteSkiffBarImpossible

Soy-based patty / vegan cheddar / sliced avocado / spring mix / heirloom tomato / on ciabatta

Crab Louie Burger

speakeasy burger

#VoteSpeakeasy

10 Oz. house ground beef burger / Maine crab meat / cheddar cheese / guacamole

Black Bean Burger

speakeasy plant burger

#VoteSpeakeasyBlackBean

Black bean burger / hummus / cucumber / feta cheese / avocado ranch

V-Royale With Cheeze

sprout and lentil burger

#VoteSprout

Sprout and Lentil Spicy Black Bean Burger / sautéed portobello mushrooms / onions / peppers / jalapeno queso / slaw / smashed avocado / spicy ketchup / served on a pretzel roll

The Bender Burger

Stoneacre Brasseire burger bender

#VoteStoneacre

Grass-fed beef burger / smoked carrot dressing / cheddar cheese / crispy shallots

The California Double

surf club california

#VoteSurfClub

Two seared ground chuck patties / American cheese / lettuce / tomato / onion / special sauce / served on a grilled roll

The Vanderbilt Brisket Burger

vanderbilt girll burger bender

#VoteVanderbilt

8 Oz. brisket blend / arugula / caramelized onion / gruyere cheese / bacon / herb aioli / served on a toasted brioche bun

Cajun Coffee Rubbed Mac N Cheese Burger

Wharf Burger

#VoteWharf

Char-broiled Cajun coffee rubbed local grass-fed beef patty / Guinness mac n cheese / fried pickles / crispy pork belly / Juan’s Bourbon BBQ sauce / crispy onions / served on a local brioche roll

Zelda's Poutine Burger

zeldas burger

#VoteZeldas

Beef patty / topped with gravy / cheese curds / hand-cut fries garnished / fresh diced tomato / scallions / served on a toasted brioche bun

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Jo’s American Bistro Crispy Pancetta Burger

Jo’s American Bistro

Crispy Pancetta Burger

cafe Chanler burger

The Café at The Chanler at Cliff Walk

The Chanler Prime Grind Burger

Stoneacre Brasserie The Bender Burger

Stoneacre Brasserie

The Bender Burger

scales and shells scampi burger

Scales & Shells

Shrimp Scampi Burger

Mission The B.G.B

Mission

The B.G.B

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn Black Bean Crunch Burger

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

Black Bean Crunch Burger

Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards The Homer Burger

Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards

The Homer Burger

la forge burger

La Forge Casino Restaurant

The Wilbur

Diegos Burger

Diego’s Newport

Chili Colorado Burger

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn French Onion Burger

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

French Onion Burger

forty 1 north Grill Steak House Burger

The Grill at Forty 1 North

The Grill Steak House Burger

Midtown Oyster Bar  Nacho Burger

Midtown Oyster Bar

Nacho Burger

Harrys Bar and Burger Harry's on a Bender

Harrys Bar & Burger

Harry's on a Bender

Saltwater at the Newport Harbor Hotel Ferris "Burger's" Day Off

Saltwater at the Newport Harbor Hotel

Ferris "Burger's" Day Off

One Bellevue Burger

One Bellevue at Hotel Viking

The Bellevue Burger

Surf Club The California Double

Surf Club

The California Double

The Grill at Forty 1 North Vegan Burger

The Grill at Forty 1 North

The Grill Vegan Burger

Scales & Shells Salmon Sliders

Scales & Shells

Salmon Sliders

Vanderbilt Grill The Vanderbilt Brisket Burger

Vanderbilt Grill

The Vanderbilt Brisket Burger

Amano Burger

Amano Pizza + Gelato

Neapolitan Burger

wharf burger

Wharf Southern Kitchen & Whiskey Bar

Cajun Coffee Rubbed Mac N Cheese Burger

#NewportBurgerBender