America's Best Burger Cities 2012

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Travel + Leisure readers sank in their teeth to decide which American city does burgers best.

No. 5 San Juan, P.R.

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The romantic island city catapulted from next-to-last place last year to this year’s top 5. It’s not just the burgers, either: this year, readers applauded the local foodie renaissance, giving it first place for both its ethnic cuisine and street food. For a great burger, locals swear by a few old standbys: El Hamburger, a shack on the oceanfront drive outside the city, or El Patio de Sam, in Old San Juan.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

America's Best Burger Cities 2012

No. 5 San Juan, P.R.

The romantic island city catapulted from next-to-last place last year to this year’s top 5. It’s not just the burgers, either: this year, readers applauded the local foodie renaissance, giving it first place for both its ethnic cuisine and street food. For a great burger, locals swear by a few old standbys: El Hamburger, a shack on the oceanfront drive outside the city, or El Patio de Sam, in Old San Juan.

Danita Delimont / Alamy
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