And predictably, some critics pounded this list flatter than a patty at My Brother's Bar:
This list is an absolute joke with out including Citygrille. Your words mean less than nothing to me.
I know it's fashionable for self-proclaimed foodies to claim they hate everything in Cherry Creek these days. However, Cherry Cricket's Cricket Burgers are better than at least 5 of the burgers on the list.
But others appreciated the lineup, especially the inclusion of Highland Tap & Burger.
After having attended Burger Battle and visited several of the participating restaurants, Highland Tap and Burger is #1. I was won over by their consistency in awesomeness and the good people that patronize their establishment. If your looking for a stellar beer and tasty burger, surrounded by handsome men and hot chics, Htb is what's happening. I look forward to trying a few on this list.
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