Happy National Cheeseburger Day! If you eat cheeseburgers as much as I do, you are going to love this! Several popular restaurant chains are offering deals in honor of today's holiday. Here's a quick rundown for you:

  • IHOP
    • Get a free stack of two buttermilk or pumpkin spice pancakes with the purchase of any Ultimate Steakburger and another side between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. (dine-in only)
    • Locations:
      • 2545 Edgewood Rd SW in Cedar Rapids
      • 2435 James Street in Coralville
      • 2009 Crossroads Blvd in Waterloo
  • McDonald's
    • Using the free McDonald's app, you can get two cheeseburgers for $1 or a McDouble for $1
  • Wendy's
    • Using the free Wendy's app, get a free Dave's Single with your purchase every day for the rest of September
  • Red Robin
    • Get a Gourmet Cheeseburger and Bottomless Steak Fries for $5 with the purchase of a beverage
    • Locations
      • 4625 1st Ave SE in Cedar Rapids
      • 2775 NW Arterial in Dubuque
      • 3903 E 53rd St in Davenport

Now, chain restaurants are great and all, but when I want a really good cheeseburger, quite a few local restaurants come to mind. Here are a few of my favorites:

  • Edith Lucielle's Bait Shack & Wing Depot - Cedar Rapids
  • Short's Burger & Shine - Iowa City
  • Wild Hogs Saloon & Eatery - Walford
  • Zombie Burger - Coralville
  • Starlite Room - Cedar Rapids
  • Beer Burger - North Liberty
  • Sally's on Broadway - Springville
  • The General Store - Stone City

What local restaurant do you think has the BEST cheeseburgers? Post your favorite in the comments!

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