Today his place is just a memory — and a memorial. But metro Denver is still home to some great cheeseburgers, and Mark Antonation recently served up seven favorites of his list of Best Old-School Burger Joints in Denver.
Readers ate it up in their Facebook comments. Says Chris:
My Brother's Bar is the real deal.Comments Adam:
Grandpa's, Crown and Cherry Cricket never disappoint.Responds Calvin:
Cherry Cricket in Cherry Creek is the bomb.Adds Paul:
Grandpa's is a good choice....double cheeseburger...Notes Shannon:
Yum, Castle.Beth points out:
Given the impact on our planet, no one should be eating meat these days.But Joe responds:
In the middle of a pandemic, is there any comfort food better than a great, greasy cheeseburger? Especially if you don't have to make it?And David concludes:
Good list, Westword. Well done, for once.Well, there were a few quibbles. Bob's Atomic Burgers in Golden didn't make the cut; nor did Kuma's Corner or Slater's 50/50, two outposts of out-of-state concepts that both recently opened in RiNo.
But most cheeseburger fans agreed with our picks. What's your favorite old-school cheeseburger? Your favorite burger of any kind in Denver? Post a comment or share your thoughts at [email protected]