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Time Out Chicago Battle of the Burger by Guinness

07/12/2017 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Daley Plaza
50 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602
$20 and up

Time Out Chicago Battle of the Burger by Guinness

Time Out Chicago Battle of the Burger by Guinness

Time Out Chicago is seeking the help of the city to crown the very best burger of 2017. On July 19, the city’s top patties—as voted for by Chicagoans—will compete at Time Out Chicago’s annual Battle of the Burger presented by Guinness Blonde at Daley Plaza to be officially appointed this year’s ultimate burger.

At the head-to-head carne combat, burger-fanatics will eat their way through the top meaty contenders—from the old-school classics to the upscale riffs—before naming the very best burger in Chicago. There will also be live music, games, and giveaways, not to mention complimentary beer from Guinness Blonde American Lager as well as side dishes and a hot sauce station provided by Cholula® Hot Sauce. Tickets for the meat-tastic celebration of this year’s most delicious burgers start from $18.75 and are available at

Morgan Olsen, Editor of Time Out Chicago says: “Chicago has so many great burgers, and everyone has a favorite. This year alone, plenty of new patties have popped up on menus, making the city’s burger scene better than ever. True to our mission to uncover the very best of the city, our annual Battle of the Burger will once again identify Chicago’s best burgers.

“Time Out editors selected the top 50 contenders and Chicagoans voted for their favorites to be featured at this year’s Battle of the Burger. The finalists will go head-to-head for the title of Best Burger in Chicago.”

Time Out Chicago Battle of the Burger presented by Guinness Blonde – tickets are still available (for 21+ or older, with valid ID):

  • Wednesday July 19 (there are two sessions: 5:30-7:30pm and 8:30-10:30pm)
  • Location: Daley Plaza (50 W Washington St)
  • Tickets start from $18.75 – a ticket gets you: samples of the final burgers, Guinness Blonde American Lager, side dish and hot sauce flavor station provided by Cholula® Hot Sauce, music, games and giveaways
  • Tickets can be booked via


Your Ticket Gets You:

  • A burger tasting from each participating restaurant
  • Complimentary Guinness Blonde American Lager
  • Side dishes and Hot Sauce Flavor Station provided by Cholula® Hot Sauce
  • Music entertainment
  • Games, giveaways, and more!

Participating Vendors:

  • Blue Door Kitchen & Garden
  • Community Tavern
  • Dixie
  • Farmhouse Chicago
  • Good Stuff Eatery Chicago
  • Johnny’s Grill
  • The Loyalist
  • Mindy’s HotChocolate
  • Nico Osteria
  • Old Irving Brewing Co
  • Pleasant House Pub
  • Publican Anker
  • Rosebud Steakhouse and Prime
  • RPM Steak
  • Whisk Chicago

Plus, side dishes provided by Cholula® Hot Sauce from:

  • Brown Bag Seafood Co.
  • The Ruin Daily

Session Times:

  • Session 1: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Sesson 2: 8:30pm – 10:30pm


  • Flash Sale (ends 6/26): $20*
  • Early Bird: $25*
  • General Admission: $30*
  • Burger Squad: $75 (includes 4 tickets)*
  • Door sales: $35
  • *While supplies last!

Additional things to know:

  • On purchase, I accept Time Out’s terms of use, including opt-in to emails from Time Out.
  • Must be 21+ to attend, with valid ID.
  • All sales are final and nonrefundable. You will not be able to change your session after purchasing.

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