Location: 111 N. Elizabeth St., Lima, 2111 Allentown Road, Lima, 1350 Bellefontaine Road, Lima
Phone: Elizabeth St.: 419-228-1778, Allentown Road: 419-227-9791, Bellefontaine Road: 419-229-1385
Hours: Elizabeth St. 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to 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 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday; Bellefontaine: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: The No. 1 spot for hamburgers has been earned by Kewpee for each of the 23 years of the Best of the Region voting. That shouldn’t be surprising, judging by the long lines of cars at its drive through as well as inside, but people still get served in quick order. What’s the secret for drawing such faithful customers from all around the region? Kewpee burgers are ground daily from locally raised beef.
2. Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Location: 3292 Elida Road, Lima
Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
Highlights: Five Guys has a taste of its own. The burgers are always juicy and fresh, and are complimented with some of the best fries around. The customer service is amazing, as you can tell the people there really enjoy their job. With a more pricey burger than most, Five Guys definitely makes up for it with their flavorful burgers.
3. Tony’s, Ottawa
Location: 1702 E. Main St., Ottawa
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily
Highlights: At Tony’s, the signature sandwich is the Titan burger. The Titan burger is the one of the best burgers you will find anywhere around the area with fresh beef and secret Titan sauce. The Titan burger proves to be different yet delicious, and with great sides like jalapeno cheddar sausages. Jump in the car and head to Tony’s in Ottawa for a great burger.