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Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Knockout Burger Joints"

  (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 23, 2016 
Aired on: May 23, 2016 
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Nic's Grill: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Nic's Grill
(312 ratings)

1201 N Pennsylvania Ave Map It!
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 524-0999
  • Onion Burger
    1/2-lb burger w/ grilled onions on top; served w/ curly fries; looks good
  • Pan-Fried Chicken
    served only on Thursdays; sells out fast; looks good
4.5 out of 5
312 ratings
local legend; 15-seat restaurant; long lines
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  • Mac Attack Burger
    burger topped w/ homemade four-cheese macaroni & cheese, more shredded cheddar Jack cheese & bacon; looks good; #2 in Triple D's "Top 10 Burgers" (voted by viewers)
4.0 out of 5
823 ratings
est. 2009; serving 28 types of gourmet burgers
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  • Double Cheeseburger
    top seller; hand-patted over 1/3rd lb. and lots of cheese; looks good
  • Homemade Chili
    looks good
  • Onion Rings
    homemade everyday
4.0 out of 5
110 ratings
est. 1960; only open 6 mo. out of the year
4
  • Barney Burger
    1/4 lb. chop steak, cheese, grilled onions
  • Double Cheeseburger
    burgers are first patted with flour then smashed down
  • Duane Purvis All-American
    1/4 lb. ground sirloin burger served on a toasted sesame bun topped with melted cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, Spanish onion and a thick layer of creamy peanut butter on the bottom bun
  • Grilled Tenderloin
    pork tenderloin sandwich
4.0 out of 5
373 ratings
est. in 1929; Indiana institution in orange & black striped building; near Purdue University; burgers named after former Purdue players; burgers ground on location from top choice sirloin butt; "51 Great Burger Joints Across the USA" (USA Today); trivia: Triple XXX was a root beer brand that closed down but is still served here; Other Recipes: Potato Salad
5
White Manna: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
White MannaSee White Manna Video
(928 ratings)

358 River St Map It!
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 342-0914
  • Sliders (Cheeseburgers)
    w/ sliced onions smashed into patties & topped w/ cheese; looks good; each so small, "a proper serving would be somewhere between 3 and 11"-Alex Guarnaschelli (joking...maybe)
4.0 out of 5
928 ratings
tiny burger joint; beef brought in daily every morning; long lines
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Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Krazy Jim's Blimpy BurgerSee Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger Video
(174 ratings)

304 S Ashley St Map It!
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 663-4590
  • Burger
    small patties; order double to quintuple; looks good
  • Onion Rings
    takes 3 days to make; "up there in onion rings"
  • Blimpy Burger
    30 toppings available
3.5 out of 5
174 ratings
opened in 1953; near Univ of Michigan (college hangout); Davee Askew (cook) w/ smart-mouth, hurried-attitude (out of fun); meat freshly ground everyday; multitude of toppings; record is 40 burgers in one sitting; moved from original location at airing (551 S Division St)
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Squeeze Inn: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Squeeze InnSee Squeeze Inn Video
(1433 ratings)

5301 Power Inn Rd Map It!
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 386-8599
www.thesqueezeinn.com
  • "Squeeze with Cheese"
    also called "Squeezeburger w/ Cheese"; 1/3 lb.beef burger with "skirt" of bubbling cheese topped w/ mayo, mustard, tomato, lettuce, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun; "5-napkin burger...messy, juicy and tasty"; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1433 ratings
#60-57 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); serving for over 30 years; burger joint famous for it's huge burger and cheese "skirt"; voted "Best Dive" (Sacramento Magazine); called Squeeze Inn because original building had only 12 stools at the bar...new location can accommodate a few more
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Hackney's: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Hackney's
(206 ratings)

1514 E Lake Ave Map It!
Glenview, IL 60025
(847) 724-7171
www.hackneys.net
  • Bleu Cheeseburger
    half pound of premium ground beef w/ fresh bleu cheese kneaded throughout and topped w/ even more melted bleu cheese
  • Famous Hackneyburger
    top seller; half pound of premium beef ground shaped in an oblong patty served on homemade dark rye bread
  • Hackney's Original French Fried Onions
    "loaf" of onion rings
  • Inside Out Burger
    Hackneyburger stuffed with melted cheddar cheese and crisp bacon; looks good
3.0 out of 5
206 ratings
started as selling hamburgers and beer in porch during Prohibition in the 1920s (burgers were free then)
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Knockout Burger Joints"   (8 restaurants)    
Aired on: May 23, 2016 
Aired on: May 23, 2016