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5 awesome cheeseburgers to try in Las Vegas

Friday is National Cheeseburger Day. Here are five ways to celebrate in Las Vegas:

Jalapeno Cheddar Popper Burger

Sports Grill, Santa Fe Station

Jalapeno poppers crown a quarter-pound charbroiled beef patty that’s piled with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, jack cheese and barbecue ranch, $6.

The Frenchie Burger

DB Brasserie, The Venetian

A 7-ounce Angus beef patty is topped with Morbier cheese, confit pork belly, arugula, tomato-onion compote and mustard and served on a black-pepper bun, $14 at lunch and brunch, $16 at dinner.

Shaka Doobie

Mr. Lucky’s, Hard Rock Hotel

Two grilled-cheese sandwiches form the “bun” for a half-pound patty topped with Swiss cheese, fried bologna, mustard and pickles, $16.

Cowboy Burger

Gilley’s BBQ, Treasure Island

This burger gets a flavor boost from a mound of barbecued pulled pork, plus pepperjack cheese, crispy onions and Jack Daniel’s barbecue sauce, $18.95.

French Open Burger

Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro, the Palazzo

Served open-faced tartine style on pullman white toast, the burger is topped with whole-grain mustard, truffle cheese, mayonnaise, arugula and a fried egg, $19.

— If you have suggestions for On the Menu, please contact Heidi Knapp Rinella at Hrinella@reviewjournal.com. Find more of her stories at wwwreviewjournal.com and bestoflasvegas.com and follow @HKRinella on Twitter.

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