The Best Burger At Red Robin According To 23% Of People

When it comes to juicy burgers, crispy fries, and bottomless beverages, Red Robin has been doing it right since its founding in 1969. The popular chain has built a devoted fan base over the years by offering an array of grilled burgers piled high with a variety of customizable ingredients, as well as unlimited refills on sides like sweet potato fries, steamed broccoli, and their iconic steak fries.

With an expansive menu featuring over a dozen types of burgers, it's no wonder that opinions can be divided over which of Red Robin's trademark burgers is the most delicious of all. So, we set out to determine once and for all which of the chain's burgers is the king of the grill.

In a recent poll, Mashed polled 599 U.S.-based respondents on their favorite Red Robin burger, offering seven options selected from the chain's most popular burgers. Coming in last in the poll is The Madlove burger (which is topped with Swiss cheese, jalapeno relish, candied bacon, avocado, and a Parmesan crisp), which just 7.35% of poll-takers selected as their favorite. Falling closely behind are the Smoke & Pepper burger (with black-peppered bacon, cheddar cheese, dill pickles, and Smoke & Pepper ketchup) and the Guacamole Bacon burger (with house-made guacamole, hardwood-smoked bacon, and Swiss cheese), which pulled in 9.52% and 9.85% of the vote, respectively.

The Royal Red Robin burger is the fan-favorite

In the middle of the pack are the Southern Charm burger, featuring candied bacon, caramelized onions, Whiskey River BBQ Sauce, cheddar cheese, and a brown sugar glaze, with 11.52% of votes; and the traditional gourmet cheeseburger, with 18.53% of the total. Coming in the second-place spot for Mashed readers' favorite Red Robin burger is the Black & Bleu burger — topped with a unique combination of caramelized onions, blackened portobello mushrooms, Bleu cheese crumbles, garlic aioli, and creamy cheese sauce — which was selected by 20.03% of respondents.

And taking the top spot is the popular Royal Red Robin burger, which solidified itself as the true monarch of the chain's burger menu, receiving 23.21% of the vote. The classic burger, which comes topped with hardwood-smoked bacon, American cheese, and a fried egg, also ranked the highest of any of the chain's burgers in our rankings of Red Robin menu items, further asserting its dominance.

While opinions on which of Red Robin's wide array of burgers is the best remain divided, one thing we can all agree on is that any burger served with bottomless steak fries is a great burger.