2013 Restaurants

The 2013 Sacramento Burger Battle competing restaurants are listed below. We will update this page as this year’s competitors are announced. You can see the 2012 competitors here.


2012 SACRAMENTO BURGER BATTLE CHAMPION The Chef’s Table is a Rocklin cafe dedicated to serving delicious, locally-sourced cuisine on a rotating menu. Chef David Hill takes pride in his use of ingredients from nearby farms using ecologically responsible and sustainable practices. www.chefdavidstable.com



Krush Burger2012 SACRAMENTO BURGER BATTLE PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNER Launched in January of 2011 as Mini Burger, Krush Burger was the first gourmet or “new era” food truck to hit the Sacramento area. Headed by Chef Davin Vculek, his team found a winning formula of serving mini hamburgers with quality ingredients. www.krushburger.com


Bacon & ButterBacon & Butter is a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant in Midtown Sacramento with a  style that is very California farm to table. They source what’s in season and shop at local farmer’s markets. Whatever their purveyors have, they keep them up to date and apply their simple techniques and keep it creative. www.baconandbuttersac.com



Ettore's European Bakery & Restaurant Ettore’s European Bakery & Restaurant is an award winning bakery and cafe serving the Sacramento area for over 25 years. Headed by Chef Pedro Depina, they have been serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner to the Sacramento community for over 25 years.www.ettores.com



de Vere's Irish Pub de Vere’s Irish Pub is a place where friends, families, and co-workers can come enjoy farm-to-table food, watch American and European sports, have a nice weekend brunch, and try more whiskeys than most knew existed. Headed up by Chef Wesley Nilssen who strives to elevate pub food with the seasonal menus found in both Sacramento and Davis locations. www.deverespub.com


Broderick Restaurant & BarBroderick Restaurant and Bar boasts a simple, locally sourced and high quality menu of hearty portions that are the perfect compliment to any drink. From their signature burgers and sandwiches, to dressed fries and salads, the fare at BRODERICK will keep the working class heroes satisfied as well as keep the professionals coming back for a great bite in the coolest place west of the Sacramento River. www.broderick1893.com


Ten22 Ten22, Sacramento’s Best New Restaurant (2010), brings a casual-chic dining experience to Old Sacramento. Known for its fresh style and open architecture, Ten22 features palate-pleasing all-day menus designed to suit all tastes. www.ten22oldsac.com



Willie's / IronWillie’s Burgers is known around Sacramento for their downtown location offer amazing chili cheeseburgers with big fresh slices of tomato on the bottom. You can also get a wider burger selection at their Carmichael location. Their chef driven Iron Steaks restaurant on 13th street has fresh, local cuisine in a stylish environment. www.williesburgers.com


Capitol Garage Capitol Garage, like day and night, opens as a cafe ready to serve our premium organic coffee and espresso drinks. Our full kitchen creates mouthwatering breakfasts, appetizers, sandwiches and more. Once the sun goes down, the candles come, and sugar and cream give way to an experienced bar staff pouring awesome brings as you enjoy our nightclub and lounge. www.capitolgarage.com


Relish Burger Bar Relish Burger Bar is a special one of a kind interpretation of a classic burger joint where you can enjoy top notch burgers of all kinds in an energetic environment in El Dorado Hills. www.relishburgerbar.com




The Eatery The Eatery is a new-ish restaurant in West Sacramento that specializes in a lighter and more refined version of American comfort food. “Food most people can understand with a few little eclectic twists here and there, but very approachable.” –Chef Jess Milbourn www.eaterywestsac.com



Papa Dale's Drive-In Diner Inspired by family, nostalgia, fun, and a lifelong love affair with food and cooking, the culinary team at Papa Dale’s, Keith, Amy, Janine, & Mark are proud to bring you a different experience in mobile dining. Our passion lies in reinterpreting classic American comfort foods through a fusion of home-style cooking and modern technique. We pride ourselves in using whole ingredients and locally sourced farm-fresh produce in our 50?s style diner on wheels. www.thedinertruck.com


Roxy Restaurant & Bar Roxy Restaurant & Bar features American West fare made using locally grown and organic or naturally raised ingredients. Our naturally raised Lucky Dog Ranch Beef is the highlight of our menu.www.roxyrestaurantandbar.com




Formoli's BistroFormoli’s Bistro is an East Sacramento restaurant that features New American, Mediterranean,  and Modern European dishes all masterfully prepared by Owner/Chef Aimal Formoli. Their whiskey burger has been a Sacramento area favorite for years. www.formolis.com



‘     Restaurant Thir13enSituated inside the historic Sterling Hotel in Downtown Sacramento,Restaurant Thir13en showcases a love of local and seasonal foods created with a passion that matches the appetite of its chef, Adam Pechal. www.thir13en.com



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