May is "Beef Month" in New York State and to honor the month, the New York State Beef Council has named the "Best Burger" in New York State for 2024.

19 judges tasted and sampled burgers from the Final 10 finalists and crowned one burger the best in the state.


Here is a look at the Top 10 finalists for the 2024 "Best Burger In New York" award.

  1. 317 @ Montgomery, Syracuse, NY
  2. Ale & Angus, Syracuse, NY
  3. Bear Creek, Brewerton, NY
  4. Ben's Fresh, Port Jervis, NY
  5. Brewer Union Cafe, Brewerton, NY
  6. Butchers & Sons, Corning, NY
  7. Chatham Brewery, Chatham, NY
  8. Danny D's Burgers, Port Jervis, NY
  9. Rock Burger, Niagra Falls, NY
  10. Tap It, Bar & Grill, Rochester, NY

After the judging, the winner of the crown of "Best Burger In New York" was Chatham Brewing's burger, "The Loaded Brewery Burger". The burger is made on a toasted sweet roll with a locally raised beef burger, white cheddar Mac n Cheese, applewood bacon, and molasses BBQ.


The "Loaded Brewery Burger" from Chatham Brewing knocked off Ale & Angus who had won the award the past three years.

About Best NY Burger: The Best NY Burger competition is proudly sponsored by the New York Beef Council through the New York State Beef Checkoff Program with additional funding from the Iowa Beef Industry Council.

About the New York Beef Council: Supported by the $1-per-head National Beef Checkoff Program, the New York Beef Council is dedicated to promoting and supporting the beef industry in New York State. Through various programs, marketing initiatives, and partnerships, the council aims to enhance beef consumption and educate consumers about its nutritional benefits. For more information, visit

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