Vancouver 10th Annual Burger Challenge

Welcome to the 10th Annual Vancouver Best Burger Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their burger creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Burger creations on their menu from October 5-29, 2023.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the burger creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best burger creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Tweet (and don’t forget to tweet or instagram your photos) throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #BurgerChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite burger creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

How to VOTE :

  1. Look for our Burger challenge posters in each of the participating restaurants.
  2. Scan the QR code and Vote for your favourites from October 5-29, 2023.

Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more to taste the different burger creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites between October 5-29, 2023.

Here are the Burger creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us



Price: $24

Created by: Seamus Dixon

Description: Our version of a turducken: ground chicken and turkey patty, (white bbq sauce and smoked bourbon salt), pickled coleslaw, stuffing, raclette Swiss cheese, top with duck confit, Carolina gold mustard bbq sauce served on a toasted pretzel bun, served with yam fries and small Quebec style gravy

Main Protein Ingredient: Chicken and Turkey

Offered: Daily, all the time

BRGR BRGR at The Cordova Bar

136 Cordova Street, Vancouver

Tel; (604) 558-0400


Instagram @brgrbrgrbeers

The One Sixty Wine Bar & Cafe

The Big Nap

Price: $26

Created by: Laurie Horvath & Preston Hamilton

Description: The little butcher’s smashed patty topped with crispy Truffle Mac & cheese croquettes served on a toasted sesame bun with house accompaniments.

Main Protein Ingredient: Beef

Offered: Tuesday-Sunday

Available: Dine in only

The One Sixty Wine Bar & Cafe

3141 Murray St, Port Moody

Tel: (604) 492-1010


Instagram @theonesixtyportmoody

Petite Bao

Soft Shell Crab Bao

Price: $21

Created by: Jay Yip

Description: Deep fried tempura battered soft shell crab tossed in Salted Egg Yolk Sauce, grill/toast bao top with Cornichon Aioli and Cucumber Kimchi, place crab on top then add in mixed slaw that is mixed with Sesame Dressing.

Main Protein Ingredient: Crab

Offered: All the time

Petite Bao

2825 W Broadway, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 800-0080


Instagram @petitebao

Stanley’s Bar & Grill

The Royal Huntsman

Price: $27

Created by: The kitchen team

Description:  Our delicious bison burger is house-made and comes topped with Royal Blue Stilton cheese, thick cut slices of Cajun spiced hickory smoked wild boar bacon, apple chips, butter lettuce, heirloom tomato and our 40 Creek BBQ aioli. This is all held together with our very own sesame topped charcoal brioche bun. Served with French fries.

Main Protein Ingredient: Bison

Offered: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m Wednesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays and Tuesday)

Available: Dine-in and Takeout

Stanley’s Bar & Grill

610 Pipeline Rd (inside Stanley Park), Vancouver

Tel: (604) 602-3088


Instagram @stanleysbargrill

C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar

The Bone Marrow Burger

Price: $32

Created by: Chef Behshad Zolnasr and Chef Jo Hognestad

Description:  1/2 lb burger patty with roasted bone marrow, burnt tomato jam, caramelized onion and a herb salad.

Main Protein Ingredient: Beef

Offered: Daily 5pm – 10pm

Available: Dine-in only.

C Prime Modern Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar

1015 Burrard Street

Tel: 604-684-3474


Instagram @cprimesteak

Win Win Chick-N

Fried Chicken Tenders Burger Sandwich

Price: $8.99 + tax 

Created by: the team

Description: fresh chicken tenders marinated in house afterwards hand breaded and pressure fried to keep the moisture and flavor of the tenders partnered with a soft brioche buns! we have two new sauces to enjoy spicy volcano sauce and spicy soy garlic it’s simply delicious! We are serving our team recipe Win Win Chick-n hand breaded chicken tenders with our special sauce it’s simple and delicious with a choice upgrade for an additional $4.50  small side of our fresh hand cut french fries.

Main Protein Ingredient: Chicken

Offered: all the time

Win Win Chick-N

12160 First Ave, Richmond

Tel: 778 297 5818


Instagram @winwinchickn2018

Caffe Barneys

Say cheese (burger)!

Price: $21

Created by: the team

Description: Take a bite of our juicy 5 oz beef burger with caramelized onions, romaine lettuce, beef tomatoes, aioli, topped with our own in house challah buns!”

“Don’t miss out!”

Served with fries or house salad

Main Protein Ingredient: Beef

Offered: All the time

Caffe Barneys

2975 Granville Street, Vancouver



Instagram @barneysongranville

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Hanson Do

Blogger for his own Nosh and Nibble blog

Twitter: @hansondee

Instagram @noshandnibble

Jacqueline Chui

Food and Travel Blogger

Twitter @jacquelinechui

Instagram @jacquelinechui

Yuki No

Blogger for Pekopekolife

Instagram: @pekopekolife