Location 111 N. Elizabeth St., Lima; 2111 Allentown Road, Lima; 1350 Bellefontaine Ave., Lima
Phone: Elizabeth Street: 419-228-1778; Allentown Road: 419-227-9791; Bellefontaine Road: 419-229-1385
Hours: Elizabeth Street: 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday; Allentown Road: 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday; Bellefontaine Avenue: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: Hamburg, Pickle on Top! Makes Your Heart go Flippity Flop! The jingle alone should be enough to you draw you in, but just in case it isn’t the locally raised beef hamburgers should take care of it. With fresh and juicy burgers like these no out of towner or returning Limaite can resist a stop.
2. Five Guys
Location: 3292 Elida Road, Lima
Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Highlights: Huge burgers and a mountain of seasoned fries are what comes to mind when thinking of Five Guys. Five guys originated in Washington D.C. in the late 1980s and wasted no time spreading across the nation.
3. Happy Daz
Locations: 1064 Bellefontaine Avenue, Lima; 802 S. Cable Road, Lima; 4557 Elida Road, Lima; 2025 N. West St., Lima; 1007 Lincoln Ave., Wapakoneta; 911 E. Wayne St., Celina
Phone: Lima: 419-227-3663, Wapakoneta: 567-356-4034, Celina: 419-227-3663
Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Highlights: With hamburgers made to order and fill a stomach, it’s no wonder that Happy Daz continues to make our list.
Honorable mention: Tony’s, Ottawa