When it comes to culinary pairings, you can't get much tastier than a cheeseburger. A juicy patty topped with a slice of cheese -- is there anything better? So imagine our delight to find out that Sept. 18 is National Cheeseburger Day. A whole day set aside to celebrate one of our favorite indulgences? We're in. Keep reading to find out how to pay homage yourself:
Deals and specials
Reformation Brewery and Freight Kitchen and Tap in Woodstock are teaming up to offer a "Cadence" burger and beer pairing. From 11a.m.-10 p.m., get a burger with with Limburger cheese, fig marmalade and whole grain mustard sauce made with Cadence-soaked mustard seed and a Cadence Belgian-Style ale for $16.
Freight Kitchen & Tap, 251 E. Main St., Woodstock. 770-924-0144, freightkitchen.com/
Torched Hop Brewing Company - Get a double cheeseburger with fries and choice of house draft for $10.
249 Ponce De Leon Ave. Atlanta. 404-835-2040, torchedhopbrewing.com
2nd and Charles - Beginning at 6 p.m. receive a free cheeseburger at checkout courtesy of Bob's Burgers. No purchase necessary, while supplies last.
Mall of Georgia, 2ndandcharles.com/locations/buford/
Applebee's - Get cheeseburgers for $5.99 today and specialty burgers, such as the Quesadilla Burger, for $6.99.
Burger 21 – Get a free cheeseburger when you download the restaurant's B21 Loyalty app.
Locations in Johns Creek, Kennesaw, Mall of Georgia and Snellville
BurgerFi - $5 burgers all day Monday by mentioning the offer at the register
Locations at CNN Center, Midtown and Lawrenceville
Burger King - Get a Whopper mix and match for $6 (get a Whopper with the Original Chicken Sandwich or Big Fish Sandwich or choose two Whoppers)
Dairy Queen - Get a deluxe cheeseburger or three-piece chicken strips along with fries, a 21-oz drink and a sundae for $5.
Fuddruckers - For $24.99, get a 3-lb. burger, 1-lb. order of fries and bottomless Coca-Cola. Finish in one hour and receive a $20 gift card and free T-shirt. You must give the restaurant 24 hours notice to participate.
Locations in Kennesaw, Alpharetta and Marietta
Johnny Rockets - Get a free burger when you join the chain's E-Rocket Club.
Locations at the Georgia Aquarium, Phipps Plaza and Six Flags
Sonic – Get a cheeseburger and medium onion rings for $2.99.
Wayback Burgers -- The chain is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Triple Triple Challenge. Starting at 10:30 a.m., customers can compete in a race against the clock by eating the Triple Triple Burger -- a nine-patty burger with nine slices of yellow American Cheese topped with lettuce, tomato and the bun in the fastest time possible. The winner will take home a $3,330 cash prize and will be trying to dethrone California’s Molly Schuyler – the three-time reigning national champion who set the fastest “Triple Triple Challenge” time on record in 2014 (check out the video below). All participants will receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last at each store).
Locations in Buford and Lawrenceville
Wendy’s –Get the Giant Junior Bacon Cheeseburger meal with 4-piece chicken nuggets, small fries and a small drink for $5.
Local burgers to try
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