Winner: Best burger in Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

The voting was close for 2019's Best Burger in Atlanta. Tied for fourth place were Grindhouse Burger ... ... and Bocado. US Cafe in Cobb County finished in third place. Claiming the second place prize was the Vortex. Readers voted Hobnob the 2019 winner of Best Burger in Atlanta.

Where’s the beef? It’s likely on a bun, topped with everything from pickles to barbecue sauce.

Americans eat nearly 50 billion burgers a year, accounting for about 40% of all sandwiches sold.

There is no wrong way to eat a burger (except undercooked). So, where did Atlantans say they go for the best burger in town?

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It was a close race, but five places were clear favorites among the meat eaters of Atlanta.

Tying for fourth place were Grindhouse Burger intown and Bocado in North Fulton.

All alone in third place was US Cafe in Cobb County.

Finishing second was the Vortex, with 18% of the votes. It was just behind our winner, which got 20% of the votes.

Hobnob, with multiple locations, describes itself as "fine tavern fare with a Southern flair." Hobnob's menu lists five burgers, topped with everything from strawberry aioli to Southern Belle pimento cheese.

Looking to go beyond the well-known burgers across town?

This restaurant has been named the top, under-the-radar burger chain in America.

Or maybe you crave a burger but want to limit your meat intake? Check out these 11 places to get the Impossible Burger, which is a plant-based product.

Looking for something other than burgers? Here is a list of other Best of Atlanta winners:

» Best barbecue in Atlanta

» Best happy hour 

» Best Chinese food 

» Best patio 

» Read about our other Best of Atlanta winners and nominees here.