Alabama: Dub’s Burgers
> Location: Athens
Dub’s Burgers has been in business in Athens since 1961. The made-to-order spot sells burgers, hot dogs, chicken fingers, sandwiches, and potato-derived sides. What more do you need? Toppings are simple and straightforward and the burgers are cheap. As their website says, when the burgers are gone, they’re gone for the day, but there’ll be more tomorrow.
Alaska: Arctic Roadrunner
> Location: Anchorage
Arctic Roadrunner has been serving up burgers and beyond in Anchorage since 1964. The location features a cozy wood fireplace and walls covered in photographs of good times in the restaurant and beyond. They serve massive beef burgers as well salmon and halibut burgers, sandwiches and milkshakes. There are a variety of burgers so everyone can find what they love or try something new — like a fish burger made from fresh catch.
Arizona: The Chuckbox
> Location: Tempe
The Chuckbox, opened in 1972, cooks burgers to order over an open mesquite fire. The restaurant features some influences of Tex-Mex cuisine and burgers in a variety of sizes (the biggest is a whole pound of beef). They also have all sorts of sides like deep fried mushrooms, deep fried zucchini, and jalapeño poppers, as well as more traditional stuff like fries and onion rings.
Arkansas: Hamburger Station
> Location: Paragould
The menu at this place, located in an old concrete service station, is a bit more expansive than those at many of the other spots on this list, but they’re famous most of all for their “Hum-Burger” — covered in grilled onions and sold in a variety of sizes. They also have things like catfish, chicken salad sandwiches, and chicken strips.
California: Howard’s Famous Bacon & Avocado Burgers
> Location: Los Angeles
Howard’s serves up a variety of foods, including of course the Famous Bacon & Avocado Burger, which is just what it sounds like. In addition, there are chili burgers, turkey burgers, and 2/3-pound cheeseburgers all at reasonable prices, given the cost of most things in Los Angeles. For those looking for something else they also offer sandwiches, hot dogs, tacos, sides, and drinks.
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