Sarasota, Venice, St. Armands Circle

Pamela G. Knowles

Comfort foods really don’t get any better than the eternally cool combination of beef and bun – except, of course, when you start adding things like cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and perhaps a couple strips of crispy bacon.

May is national hamburger month. May 28 is national hamburger day. Which means it’s time for our annual list of best burgers in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

We skipped running the list last year because of the pandemic. But not even the coronavirus could stop us from eating lots and lots of burgers during the past year from our favorite local restaurants.  

Because we’ve gone two years without running the list, we opted to expand it and present it in two parts – Sarasota County this week, with Manatee County coming soon. Twenty selections each, with some overlap for places with locations in both counties.

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