2019 Best of the Boat hamburger: Back Door Grill

The hardest part is getting through the menu.

Let’s see … should I have the Mahalo with pineapple and Swiss cheese, the Twilight Zone with cheddar, bacon, creamy Sriracha and peanut butter (yes, peanut butter), the How Ya Doin with cream cheese, jalapeño jelly and bacon, or the Dirty Harry, featuring peanut butter, a fried egg, hashbrowns and cheddar on glazed doughnut with powdered sugar?

Regardless, for the best burger in the ‘Boat, head to Back Door Grill at 825 Oak St., the brainchild of Brandi and David Eliason.

Serving all-natural Colorado beef burgers for dine-in or to go, the burger joint’s success boils down to a passion for fresh, creativity, a fun atmosphere and a love of old-fashioned, all-natural beef — and genuine homespun goodness.

“It comes down to our variety, consistently good quality and great ingredients,” says manager Kane Park.

2019 Best of the Boat winners

Click here to see the complete list of winners from 2019’s Best of the Boat.

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