2016 Restaurants

The 2016 Sacramento Burger Battle competing restaurants will listed below. We will update this page as this year’s competitors are announced. The 2012 competitors are here and the 2013 competitors are here, the 2014 competing restaurants are here, the 2015 competing restaurants are here.

If your restaurant would like to compete in the 2016 Sacramento Burger Battle, please fill out the form here.



Pangaea Cafe

Pangaea Cafe is a bier cafe located in the Curtis Park neighborhood of Sacramento with food that is prepared specifically to create the ultimate beer and food experience. They have a wide selection of rotating craft beers, ciders and sours on draft that compliments their lunch, dinner and brunch menus. www.pangaeabiercafe.com




de Vere’s Irish Pub is a place whede Vere's Irish Pubre 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 locationswww.deverespub.com




 at the Hyatt is a Farm-to-Fork restaurant in downtown Sacramento that features a seasonally evolving menu with unexpected twists on modern American classics. Dawson’s Restaurant




putah creek cafe

Putah Creek Cafe is a family owned restaurant in Winters that takes pride in offering a great dining experience in a friendly casual atmosphere. www.putahcreekcafe.com







Tank House BBQ and Bar is a family owned and operated establishment in midtown Sacramento. Classic BBQ food, local beers on draft, and a full bar. tankhousebbq.com






Flaming Grill CafeThe Flaming Grill Cafe is a Sacramento area restaurant specializing in exotic burgers and craft beers. Their food is always made to order, served in large portions, and reasonably priced! www.flaminggrillcafe.com


williesWillie’s Burgers is a traditional old school burger joint with 3 locations in the Sacramento area. They are famous for their “Slammer” chili cheeseburgers and late night dining.




Cecil’s Taste is Sacramento food truck specializing in New American Soul food. The chef stays true to his roots, while infusing techniques I’ve learned throughout his culinary career. www.cecilstaste.com





Localis is a midtown Sacramento restaurant that offers the best of fine dining without the formality. Experience the freshest local ingredients through their a la cart menu or their Chef’s table encounter. www.localissacramento.com



Localis is a midtown Sacramento restaurant that offers the best of fine dining without the formality. Experience the freshest local ingredients through their a la cart menu or their Chef’s table encounter. www.localissacramento.com




Iron Steaks restaurant on 13th street has fresh, local cuisine in a stylish environment headed by Executive Chef Keith Swiryn who shares his passion for food through the plates he serves during their breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch services. www.grill.ironsteaks.com


Capitol GarageCapitol Garage is an auto-themed restaurant and bar in downtown Sacramento serving a seasonal and locally sourced breakfast, lunch and dinner. www.capitolgarage.com



Bacon & Butter

Bacon & Butter is a breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant in the Tahoe Park neighborhood of 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

Broderick Restaurant & Bar

Broderick 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

AJ's BurgersAJ’s Sandwiches is tucked away in historic downtown Marysville, CA and is a newly opened gem with a treasure trove of awesomeness. Taking pride in offering creative menu options for many palates, this fine establishment specializes in both sandwiches and burgers. Fans of craft made soda are known to flock here in droves just for the sugary beverages alone. There is much talk amongst this town of its infamous peanut butter burger, dubbed “PL Chatter” and the 6 lb. “Mother-in-Law”. With a focus of using high quality ingredients like all-natural beef from Niman Ranch and featuring fresh baked bread from Raymonds Bakery in San Francisco, Aj’s combines the finest ingredients with backyard home-style flair. www.ajs-sandwiches.com




Pushkin's Bakery



Baker's Donuts


Clover Stornetta Ice Cream
clover stornetta





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