Black Hawk may be known for its incredible history or gaming, but you also won’t find a better place to enjoy a delicious burger. Some places stick with the traditional method and make it taste outstanding. Others try new ingredients to create something totally different. Here are some great places to stop as you celebrate National Burger Day on May 28.
This eatery serves burgers with a twist – they’re not just a regular hamburger. You can try their amazing elk burger which comes with bacon and cheddar or the Bison burger with bacon and swiss. Located in nearby Central City, this restaurant is the place to go when you’re out sightseeing.
Located right in Black Hawk, this restaurant serves the traditional bacon cheeseburger, but they make it taste like something special. The ambience is part of the experience with the large fireplace that invites you to come in and stay a while. Whether you are taking a break from the gaming tables or headed out to do some exploring, a burger at Fireside Kitchen is a must on your to-do list.
A popular place for Sunday dinner but delicious anytime, this restaurant makes sure their burgers are just a little different without being too unique. The burger is served with risotto on a brioche bun to tantalize your taste buds. You’ll also enjoy the first-class attention from staff that makes you feel as if you were the only person they have to take care of.
Two Bears Bar and Grill
Located in nearby Idaho Springs, this bar is just as unique and fun as its name. The décor has a woodsy theme and fits in nicely with the surrounding area. Staff are attentive and you get to enjoy live music while you eat your meal. The atmosphere is just as good as the food and provides a pleasant experience whether you’re visiting for the outdoor recreation or the indoor fun at the gaming tables or slot machines.
Pile High Burgers
As a food truck, this place stands out. It offers a variety of burgers and you can experiment with toppings. Try the Mexi burger with its chile pepper and guacamole or the breakfast burger that will start your day off right. You have the opportunity to get with toppings like jalapeno, bacon, cream cheese and onion straws. The service is fast and the food is delicious, which is what you’re looking for with a food truck.
Empire Dairy King
If you’re looking for an authentic burger joint, this is the place. The staff is low-key, focused on providing fast service and good food. You have numerous toppings to choose from for the burger, and a variety of fries and shakes to make a complete meal.
The next time you’re in Black Hawk and you want to enjoy a tasty burger, check out one of these places. You can celebrate National Burger Day in style no matter your preference.