Yelp Reviews Say This Is Illinois’ Best Place For A Cheeseburger
According to some new research, burgers are the go-to food ordering choice for 20% of Illinoisans. The average Illinois resident chows down on burgers about 5 times per month, which means we eat, on average, 60 burgers per year, per person, here in Illinois.
My own take is that even when it's not the greatest burger we've ever eaten, an okay burger is still preferable to a long list of alternative menu choices.
But, when you want an outstanding example of the art of burger-making, where do you go? Is getting an absolutely top-notch burger worth making a road trip (especially with gas prices this high)?
Reviewers making their thoughts known at Yelp.com certainly think so.
Yelp Reviewers' Pick For The Best Burger In The State Of Illinois Will Require A Drive In To Chicago For The Experience
The address you'll want to plug into your navigation app is 800 W. Randolph Street, because that's where you'll find a place called Au Cheval.
Yelp.com's reviewers say that Au Cheval not only has the very best burger in Illinois, they may actually have the best burger in the United States. Here are a few quotes from a very long list of super-positive reviews:
- OMG! Everything was exquisite! I really loved the garlic aioli & Mornay sauce. I was dipping my burger in the sauces. I was eating the burger and looking at it like "Are we in a relationship now?"
- Always enjoy AuCheval. Service is great and so is the food. The wait times on weekends are pretty long but I took a friend for the first time and they loved it! A must try. Chicago staple!
- First off, it absolutely lives up to its grandiose reputation; and yes, it is that good. Second, it's as crowded and in demand as you would expect.
- I've never had a better burger than the one here. It was cooked a perfect medium rare and the brioche bun was incredibly soft. The fried egg was also a perfect addition. Though the burger is simple, the chefs make sure to get flavors out of each and every ingredient.
Okay, that's enough with the reviews. Let's take a look at the burgers.
That's a good start.
Gonna need one of these, too.
I have no idea what that is, but I'll take at least one.
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