Burger Franchises in Your Area That Deserve National Recognition

The first Culver's restaurant debuted in 1984 in Sauk City, Wisconsin, and today there are locations in approximately 700 cities throughout 24 states.

The A-frame roof and orange and white striped packaging of this 67-year-old Texas classic make it easy to differentiate from the What-A-Burger in Virginia. 

This California institution has been a favorite of locals and tourists alike since it first opened in 1948 thanks to its charmingly vintage vibe


A rival to A&W for the title of first fast food restaurant, White Castle began in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas, and quickly gained fans thanks to its sliders, low prices, and castle-shaped architecture. 

One of the newer chains, Hopdoddy in Austin  is swiftly gaining a following because to its innovative burgers made with fresh, local ingredients and its humanitarian work. 

 A Bareburger was selected as the winner of the 2016 James Beard "Blended Burger Project." The chain's burgers, from the Supreme with American cheese and Black Forest bacon on a brioche bun to the El Matador with queso fresco

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