Houston's - Irvine California

Houston's California Burger Irvine California

While searching for the best burgers in Orange County we had heard great things about the burgers at a restaurant in Irvine called Houston’s. While the food was not cheap, the romantic setting, attentive and friendly service and excellent upscale burger made it worth the cost. The California Burger we ordered was one of the…


The Counter - Newport Beach California

The Counter Burger Newport Beach California

While searching for the best burger joint in Orange County California The Counter was at the top of our list of burger places to visit. With plenty of stand-out reviews, awards and national recognition (after capturing the No. 15 spot in a July 2005 GQ Magazine feature “The 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You…


O'Brothers - San Diego California

O'Brothers The Big O' Burger San Diego California

O’Brothers (“Home of the 100% organic beef burger”) upscale burger joint caught our attention with many great reviews and its unique and fun location in Horton Plaza in the Gaslamp District. O’Brothers is located on the second floor of the Horton Plaza mall (not in the food court section) with parking conveniently available in the…


Bistro West - Carlsbad California

Bistro West Blue Cheese Burger

With plenty of reviews about Bistro West in Carlsbad having one been burgers in San Diego and being voted “Best Gourmet Burger” by San Diego Magazine in August 2008 we had to try their upscale burger out. While we expected to have a good burger we ended up amazed! In our opinion, Bistro West had…


The Counter - Carlsbad California

The Counter Burger Carlsbad California

With impressive reviews and much recognition for their gourmet burgers and “build your own burger” concept, The Counter was an obvious addition to our list of must try San Diego burger joints. We visited The Counter in Carlsbad which had a great location in a shopping center called the Forum. The Forum has over 30…