Of New York’s most prominent comfort foods—bodega bacon egg and cheese, piled-high pastrami sandwiches, cheap hot dogs—few are as simultaneously beloved and divisive as the burger. It seems like every New Yorker’s got an opinion on what makes the best burger in NYC. Time Out New York is here to narrow the beefy bunch down to the city’s 20 best with its annual Battle of the Burger.
But we need your help: Feast your eyes on our meaty contenders, from patty newcomers to burger icons, and vote for your favorite. The finalists will then go head-to-head in a live Battle of the Burger event, where guests can sink their teeth into top-rate burgers while enjoying live music and unlimited cold ones from Budweiser.