May 28th is National Burger Day, which makes it the perfect excuse to get out and enjoy a patty for yourself. If you don’t feel like firing up the grill at home, here are some of the best places for you to grab a burger right here in Franklin.
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Burger Up is all about serving delicious food with a conscious, which they accomplish by sourcing as much of their food as possible from local farms that have sustainable practices and who treat their animals well. Their array of classic and specialty burgers means there’s something for everyone to love (and don’t forget to try their homemade ketchup!).
The Bunganut Pig is touted as one of the “best kept secrets” among locals, and is said to have the best burgers in town. They offer a variety of black angus specialty burgers, and are located just down the road from historic downtown Franklin. With a reputation like this, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to drop in and try one for yourself!
The founders of Drake’s were passionate about establishing a place where you could grab a beer, enjoy some music, and eat a really good burger. Their delectable assortment of burgers are made with 100 percent USDA Grade A Sirloin Steak, and are flattened out to perfection. Paired with the fun atmosphere and a variety of sides to choose from (waffle cut sweet potato fries anyone?), Drake’s is a great choice for anyone craving a good meal and a good time.
Anyone that makes burgers the primary focus of their restaurant had better do them right, and Five Guys definitely does. In fact, their handcrafted burgers are made to order and they offer a possible 250,000 ways to customize their patties! Paired with their hand cut fries (fried in 100% peanut oil), Five Guys serves up a meal that is sure to satisfy.