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Eat These 11 New Burgers Before the Hordes Gobble Them Up

Find the city's hottest new burgers with this handy map

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Chefs have been rapidly unveiling beefy behemoths across Portland in 2017, and that means it's time to update the Burger Heatmap: the map featuring the best new burgers in the city. This month, say "So long" to the burgers at Little Bird, La Moule, Home Bar, Smokehouse Tavern, and Tryst. (Looking for the long-running burgers that make Portland Portland? Head to the essential burgers map.)

Taking their places? Burgers at Bless Your Heart Burgers, Parasol, Jackrabbit, Guero No. 1 Tortas, Superbite, and Ray. Plus an oldie returns, as the cult burger at now-shuttered Club 21 has reared its head at the new Lay Low Tavern.

Happy teeth-sinking, Portland. (Note the points on this map are not ranked; rather, they are organized geographically.)

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Burger Stevens

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6238 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97239
(971) 279-7252
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[Photo: Facebook/ Burger Stevens]

2. PDX Sliders

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1605 SE Bybee Blvd
Portland, OR 97202
(971) 717-5271
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PDX SliderS

3. Lay Low Tavern

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6015 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97206

Club 21 may be a thing of the past, but thanks to owners Warren Boothby and Marcus Archambeault, its burger is definitely a thing of the present. The duo resurrected this juicy Lucy at Lay Low Tavern, the new bar that replaced longtime dive, Coasters. The burgers come with the usual fixins—lettuce, tomatoes, onion, pickles, and ketchup and mustard—but its that molten cheese-and-bacon mixture buried in the center of each patty that gives this burger its oomph, making an old burger new again.

4. Güero No. 1 Tortas

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200 SE 28th Ave.
Portland, OR 97232
(503) 887-9258
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5. Parasol

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215 SE 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-8830
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Parasol is Biwa’s new kid sister restaurant, and when it opened, it borrowed a bona fide ringer from its sibling: the formerly elusive Biwa burger. The Parasol burger is very similar. It still has pork (crispy pork belly) but has added pickles and swapped out the kimchi mayo for a new special sauce. The Parasol burger can be ordered at any time of the night.

6. Pastrami Zombie

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5429 NE 42nd Ave
Portland, OR 97218

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7. Expatriate

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5424 NE 30th Ave
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 805-3750
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3808 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227
(503) 288-6200
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[Photo: Twitter/Jenn Louis]

Ray

9. Bless Your Heart Burgers

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126 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 719-4221
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[Photo: Bless Your Heart Burgers/David Reamer]

Bless Your Heart Burgers

10. Jackrabbit

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830 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 412-1800
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Chris Cosentino’s new altar of meat does braised rabbits and pig heads, but it also does a burger that ought to win him some Portland street cred. The “ham” burger comes with gruyere cheese, caramelized onions, and homemade pickles, but the surprise twist—well, you probably can actually see this coming—is that the patty is made from ground deli ham in lieu of beef.

11. Superbite

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527 SW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 222-0979
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[Photo: SuperBite ]

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1. Burger Stevens

6238 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97239

[Photo: Facebook/ Burger Stevens]

6238 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97239

2. PDX Sliders

1605 SE Bybee Blvd, Portland, OR 97202
PDX SliderS

[Photo: PDX Sliders]

1605 SE Bybee Blvd
Portland, OR 97202

3. Lay Low Tavern

6015 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206

Club 21 may be a thing of the past, but thanks to owners Warren Boothby and Marcus Archambeault, its burger is definitely a thing of the present. The duo resurrected this juicy Lucy at Lay Low Tavern, the new bar that replaced longtime dive, Coasters. The burgers come with the usual fixins—lettuce, tomatoes, onion, pickles, and ketchup and mustard—but its that molten cheese-and-bacon mixture buried in the center of each patty that gives this burger its oomph, making an old burger new again.

6015 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97206

4. Güero No. 1 Tortas

200 SE 28th Ave., Portland, OR 97232

[Photo: Yelp]

200 SE 28th Ave.
Portland, OR 97232

5. Parasol

215 SE 9th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

Parasol is Biwa’s new kid sister restaurant, and when it opened, it borrowed a bona fide ringer from its sibling: the formerly elusive Biwa burger. The Parasol burger is very similar. It still has pork (crispy pork belly) but has added pickles and swapped out the kimchi mayo for a new special sauce. The Parasol burger can be ordered at any time of the night.

215 SE 9th Ave
Portland, OR 97214

6. Pastrami Zombie

5429 NE 42nd Ave, Portland, OR 97218

[Photo: Facebook/Pastrami Zombie]

5429 NE 42nd Ave
Portland, OR 97218

7. Expatriate

5424 NE 30th Ave, Portland, OR 97211

[Photo: Facebook/Expatriate]

5424 NE 30th Ave
Portland, OR 97211

8. Ray

3808 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97227
Ray

[Photo: Twitter/Jenn Louis]

3808 N Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227

9. Bless Your Heart Burgers

126 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204
Bless Your Heart Burgers

[Photo: Bless Your Heart Burgers/David Reamer]

126 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR 97204

10. Jackrabbit

830 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

Chris Cosentino’s new altar of meat does braised rabbits and pig heads, but it also does a burger that ought to win him some Portland street cred. The “ham” burger comes with gruyere cheese, caramelized onions, and homemade pickles, but the surprise twist—well, you probably can actually see this coming—is that the patty is made from ground deli ham in lieu of beef.

830 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97204

11. Superbite

527 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

[Photo: SuperBite ]

527 SW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97205

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