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Bun in a million: Lexington Burger Week 2024 returns

Where’s the beef? It’s on the menu at 35+ different restaurants during Lexington Burger Week.

A burger with two smash patties, topped with lettuce, onion, pepper jack spread, on a bun.

The “Whoa, Blackberry! Bam-ba-lam” from Campus Pub. | Photo courtesy of Lexington Burger Week

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Lexington Burger Week is coming. From Monday, July 8 to Sunday, July 14, 35+ restaurants will be offering $7 burgers and burger-inspired bites.

Here are a few that we’re ready to get stamped on our map:

  • Whoa, Blackberry! Bam-ba-lam | Campus Pub | Two smashed patties, Dad’s Favorites Pepper Jack Spread, blackberry-habanero jam, fried country ham, all on a brioche bun.
  • Sweet Peach Heat Burger | Josanne’s Homestyle Kitchen | A beef patty topped with peach-jalapeno sauce, pepper jack cheese, and bacon.
  • Ain’t No Thing But A Smoked Chicken Wing | Bear & The Butcher | A burger topped with American cheese, buffalo ranch, and all the fixin’s + topped with a smoked jumbo chicken wing.
  • The Strawberry Shortcake Burger | Crank & Boom | A North Lime glazed donut with Crank & Boom strawberry ice cream, strawberry sauce, whipped cream, and graham crumb.

Now for some Burger Week best practices:

  • Download the app to check in at the participating locations, so you can be entered to win prizes.
  • Be patient + kind. It’s a busy week — don’t let the hanger do the talking.
  • Your bill will be cheaper, so please still tip your servers generously.
Several plates of fried foods, including funnel cake and fried oreos.

Get eggcited for delicious eats. | Photo courtesy CRAVE Food + Music Festival

More upcoming foodie events

If you’ve loosened your belt and made room for more, here’s a few other upcoming opportunities to get a sampling of Lexington’s best eateries:

Lexington Restaurant Week | Thursday, July 18-Sunday, July 28
Dozens of local restaurants will offer $25, $35, or $45 three-course meals from places like Dudley’s on Short, School Sushi, Lost Palm, and Gus’s Fried Chicken.

CRAVE Food + Music Festival | Saturday, July 27-Sunday, July 28
Take a tour de Lexington at our premier food festival. This year’s event will be at Moondance Amphitheater, with 30+ local and regional restaurants offering full meals or $3-$5 tastings.

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