George heads to Connecticut, where a rich industrial history has spawned 4 of the country’s most original burgers. From a restaurant that claims to have served the first hamburger in America, to a ‘50s ...Go to Episode
Opened in 1920 by original owner Harry Schmuckler, Harry’s Place is a classic American burger joint. Top your burger with their show-stealing sautéed onions, cooked fresh every morning with a generous amount of butter and paprika.
Colchester, CT 06415
The oldest hamburger restaurant in America, Louis’ Lunch has been serving hamburgers since 1900 when Louis Lassen created the American staple by putting ground steak scraps between 2 pieces of bread.
263 Crown St
New Haven, CT 06511
The burger at this ‘50s-style diner is a true original. The ground sirloin burger is topped with a “crown” of crispy, fried cheese.
840 Middle Turnpike East
Manchester, CT 06040
Since 1959, Ted’s has been serving the Connecticut classic steamed cheeseburger, topped with gooey Vermont cheddar and placed on a fluffy white bun.
1046 Broad St
Meriden, CT 06450
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