GQ columnist Alan Richman traveled 23,750 miles and consumed more than 150,000 calories to come up with his list of "The 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die." Here are his picks for the best burgers America has to offer.
  1. Hamburger Sandwich
    Louis' Lunch
    New Haven, CT
  2. Our Famous Burger
    Sidetrack Bar and Grill
    Ypsilanti, MI
  3. Hamburger
    Poag Mahone's Carvery and Ale House
    Chicago, IL
  4. Double Bacon Deluxe with Cheese
    Red Mill Burgers
    Seattle, WA
  5. Hamburger & Fries
    Burger Joint
    San Francisco, CA
  6. Build Your Own Burger
    The Counter
    Santa Monica, CA
  7. Hamburger
    J.G. Melon
    New York, NY
  8. Cheeseburger
    White Manna
    Hackensack, NJ
  9. Hamburger
    Bobcat Bite
    Santa Fe, NM
  10. Grilled Bistro Burger
    Bistro Don Giovanni
    Napa, CA
  11. Number Five
    Keller's Drive-in
    Dallas, TX
  12. Cheeseburger
    Burger Joint, Le Parker Meridien Hotel
    New York, NY
  13. Hamburger
    Miller's Bar
    Dearborn, MI
  14. Buckhorn Burger
    San Antonio, NM
  15. California Burger
    Santa Monica, CA
  16. Kobe Sliders
    Barclay Prime
    Philadelphia, PA
  17. Rouge Burger
    Philadelphia, PA
  18. Not Just a Burger
    Spiced Pear Restaurant at the Chanler Hotel
    Newport, RI
  19. Luger Burger
    Peter Luger Steak House
    Brooklyn, NY
  20. Sirloin Burger
    Le Tub
    Hollywood, FL
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