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Poll: Choose the Best Burger in Newport Beach

Patch seeks to crown a local eatery.

Mouthwatering. Succulent. Delicious. It's Game On in determining the best hamburger in town. Patch readers have had a week   in their little patch of America, and it's time to vote.

Texture. Aroma. Taste. Everything is in play when it comes to choosing how you want to spend your $2, or maybe you're willing to spend $9. Does cost matter? You can vote with your wallet, the same way you vote for your elected officials. Or you can simply throw your budget to the wind and cast your ballot with the best burger regardless.

The ... best ... burger. Regardless.

And if there's a burger joint that's not on the list, go ahead and write in your candidate in the comments, just make sure it's in the town that your Patch is covering. We know a good thing when we see it, and we can add it to the ballot—or count the write-in votes. Patch loves an underdog.

So take a few seconds—literally, a few seconds—and punch the ticket for some local eatery to be crowned burger champion of Newport Beach.

Voting continues through Friday, 5 p.m. At that time, we'll know who stacks up, and whose condiments are lacking.

It's burger time.

Vote for your best burger, and make your case for it in the comments. Tell us in the comments.

D February 28, 2012 at 08:19 PM
Visiting Orange County in a few weeks and looking forward to the food - any MUST haves? NY still thinks 5 Guys is good if that tells you anything....
Jess Sauceda February 28, 2012 at 09:36 PM
Islands Newport beach, great selection of delicious burgers and fantastic service.
jasmine February 28, 2012 at 10:51 PM
This place is so wonderfully fantastic especially my waiter bryan was so energetic and nice. :)
Akash Patel February 29, 2012 at 12:34 AM
^Agreed, i think i had dinner with you btw, anyway islands all the way
Amy Lussier February 29, 2012 at 01:09 AM
Islands burgers are to die for. Love the Hawaiian and the good ol' fashion Big Wave with cheese!
Yolanda Monterrey Menz February 29, 2012 at 04:06 AM
Islands NB for sure. My fav is the Hula. :-)
Patrick Dooly February 29, 2012 at 04:45 AM
Islands Newport Beach wins... Excellent burgers!! Also, Kobe eats at and prefers Islands. Boooom!
Me February 29, 2012 at 06:18 AM
Crow Burger takes the cheese for best burger joint!
Andrew February 29, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Islands - plus it is close to work!
Devon February 29, 2012 at 07:20 PM
Crow Burger…there is a reason Burger is in the name ;)
Melissa Williamson March 01, 2012 at 02:59 AM
An Islands Bleunami Burger...great quality & fresh products, yummy!
Carissa Hinshaw March 01, 2012 at 06:18 AM
Islands in Newport Beach is the place I go when I want an amazing burger!
Brett March 01, 2012 at 05:30 PM
TK burger with out a doubt! Islands is obviously cheating here. They are not that good.
Kevin Freese March 01, 2012 at 07:34 PM
Stopped in for a takeout burger for lunch at Island' Newport Beach on MacArthur, that was the best burger. (I went to TK because someone told me they were good, the Island's burger was way better)
Marla March 01, 2012 at 08:34 PM
Islands=Best Burger and great service TK= great budget burger and horrible service
Marla March 01, 2012 at 08:41 PM
I forgot to mention the fries because you can't fully enjoy a burger without them... TK used to have pretty good fries, not anymore. Islands has the best tasting, never ending order of fries on the planet.
Hannah March 02, 2012 at 12:22 AM
Don't vote for corporate! Islands is the 1% here, where the superior Crow Burger blows their burgers off the grill and onto the floor.
Hannah March 02, 2012 at 12:23 AM
Don't vote for corporate! Islands is the 1% here, where the superior Crow Burger blows their burgers off the grill and onto the floor.
Jaxters March 02, 2012 at 04:02 AM
Islands is sooooo goood
Sarah March 02, 2012 at 04:14 AM
Islands, hands down!
Chris rimlinger March 02, 2012 at 04:41 AM
Islands!!! Ohhhh I want one now!!
Eleana H March 02, 2012 at 06:35 AM
Islands!!! Gotta love the Tucan on Wheat!!! Yumm, and the service is always fantastic
aidee m. March 02, 2012 at 04:16 PM
Islands for sure. Best vibes.
Oskie March 02, 2012 at 07:04 PM
Where is the A Resturant's A Burger?
chooch March 02, 2012 at 07:44 PM
without a doubt...Islands in Newport!! yummy lil sliders! great burgers! great drinks! Mario's the BEST bartender ever!
Rebel CdMomm March 02, 2012 at 08:35 PM
Crow Bar, hands down!
Randy March 02, 2012 at 11:27 PM
Islands are the best burgers and the riders club in San Clemente is second. TK's is not even on my list!!
liz osborne March 03, 2012 at 06:22 PM
Fresh ingredients? Um yes. Crow Bar all the way.
Tom Henderson March 04, 2012 at 11:20 PM
Can you read? This opinion poll is for the Best Burger in Newport Beach... not Ocean Beach (San Diego). The Best Burger in Newport is unequivocally the Black Label Burger at the Crow Bar. Period!
Tom Henderson March 04, 2012 at 11:22 PM
Can you read? Hodad's is excellent... but it is in Ocean Beach (San Diego). The best burger in Newport Beach is unequivocally the Black Label Burger at the Crow Bar.

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