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Hungry? Craving beefy patties and cheesy goodness? This is the list you've been looking for. Get ready because you're about to discover the...
...10 BEST burgers in Santa Barbara!
And how did we come up with this definitive, infallibly accurate list*, you might ask? Good question. It was a lot of work.
First, we asked (almost) every bartender in town what their favorite burger is. Then we asked pretty much everyone on Facebook and Twitter. And finally, we did the research. Compiling notes, making site visits, taking photographs and - sacrificing both our wallets and our waistlines - eating burgers.
In the end, we found 10 very delicious burgers worth putting on pants and leaving the house for. For a Santa Barbara classic, you can't miss the oak-grilled patties at the Paradise Cafe. For something a little more exotic, stay up late and tuck into the thai basil cheeseburger at The Blue Owl. And for everything else, consult this list!
If you think you've found a tastier burger that isn't on this list, let us know in the comments. We're always up for a little more investigative journalism.
(And if you're looking to fact-check us by interviewing those alleged bartenders we mentioned earlier, here's where you'll find them. Have fun!)
*List subject to change