We asked, “Where can we find the best hamburger in Maine” and you answered! One thing’s for sure, Mainers love their independent restaurants and chains so we’ll crown the best of both.

BEST CHAIN RESTAURANT BURGER:
Five Guys (Augusta, Bangor, Biddeford, Brunswick, Portland, South Portland, Waterville)

BEST INDEPENDENT RESTAURANT BURGER (Can you believe it, a THREE-WAY tie for #1!)
3. Proper Pig, Waterville
2. Mac’s Grill, Auburn
1. Roy’s Allsteak Hamburgers, Auburn, Harmons, Falmouth, Courtney’s, Winslow

 

Places voted best in the county have bold text!

 

Androscoggin County


Chuck Wagon, Livermore Falls
Gippers, Auburn
Mac’s Grill, Auburn
Roy’s Auburn
Taber’s, Auburn
The Italian Bakery, Lewiston
Uncle Moe’s Diner, Sabattus
Val’s Drive-In, Lewiston

 

Cumberland


Brgr Bar, Portland
Bucks Naked BBQ, Windham and Freeport
Cameron’s Lobster House, Brunswick
Danny’s Hot Dog Stand, Brunswick
Fat Boy, Brunswick
Foreside Tavern, Falmouth
Harmons, Falmouth
Lenny’s Pub, Westbrook
Nosh, Portland

 

Franklin


Arkay Pizza, Farmington
Douins Market and Diner, New Sharon
Mosher’s Seafood, Farmington
The Bag, Carrabassett Valley
The Dugout, Farmington

 

Hancock


Ruth and Wimpys, Hancock
Sylvia’s Cafe, Ellsworth...Tied!

 

Kennebec


A1 Diner, Gardiner
Big G’s, Winslow
Courtney’s Countertop, Winslow
Frye House, Farmingdale
Joseph’s Fireside Steakhouse, Waterville
Mainely Brews, Waterville
Middle Road General, Sidney
Pointe Afta, Winslow
Proper Pig, Waterville
Sheba’s Wicked Kitchen, Waterville

 

Knox


Owl’s Head General Store, Owl’s Head
The Gig, Rockland
The Zack Shack, Thomaston

 

Lincoln


Dunton’s Dog House, Boothbay Harbor
The Village Grill Co., Damariscotta...Tied!

 

Oxford


Deluxe Diner, Rumford
Ellis Variety, Dixfield...Tied!

 

Penobscot


Bradford General, Bradford
Jimmie's Ice Cream, Brewer
Mason’s Brewing Company, Brewer
Outta the Ordinary, Old Town

 

Piscataquis


Bears Den, Dover-Foxcroft

 

Sagadahoc


Montsweag Farm Restaurant, Woolwich

 

Somerset


Belanger’s Drive-In, Fairfield
Fonzo's Pizza Seafood and More, Norridgewock
Jim’s Variety, Athens
Ken’s Restaurant, Skowhegan
Slice Bar, Skowhegan

 

Waldo


Liberty Craft Brewery, Liberty
Rollie's Bar and Grill, Belfast
The DryDock Restaurant, Winterport...Tied!

 

York


GBH Scottish Pub, Old Orchard Beach
Hamburger Stand, Biddeford
Hoss and Mary’s, Old Orchard Beach
Oak Hill Cash Market, Wales
Rapid Rays, Saco

 

Chain Restaurants


Applebee’s
Five Guys
Elevation Burger
Governor’s Restaurant (Waterville, Lewiston, Bangor, Old Town, Ellsworth, Presque Isle) (While not a national chain, Governor’s Got multiple votes and no specification of location so we’re putting it here.)
McDonald’s
Red Robin

So there you have it! The BEST hamburgers in Maine! Did your favorite make the list?