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Winner: Best Burger 2017

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Winner: JL Beers

Location: 518 1st Ave. N., Fargo; 4240 32nd Ave. S., Fargo; 810 13th Ave. E., West Fargo; 2902 Hwy. 10 E., Moorhead

What do you do that makes you stand out from other restaurants?

"Our open kitchen behind the bar allows guests to see how their food is prepared and also the cleanliness of our kitchen," said Lance Thorson, a co-owner of JL Beers.

What does it take to consistently make good burgers?

"It takes great people that genuinely care about each and every burger that is made," Thorson said.

Besides your burgers, what should people try on your menu?

"We are best known for our burgers, but we also offer terrific beer-brined chicken sandwiches as well," Thorson said. "Our name is JL Beers, so make sure to check out our extensive beer selection too."

Second Place: Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews

Third Place: Crave Burger Company

Kris Kerzman

Kris Kerzman is a digital content producer for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He's also a dad, a board game enthusiast, and a sucker for an Oxford comma. He can be reached at (701) 241-5466 or You can follow him on Twitter at @kriskerzman.

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