National Hamburger Day

Arguably the most beloved fast food ever, hamburgers even have a National Hamburger Day.

This day is the favorite of many and is meant to spread love and bring people together through feasts. Read on to know how you might celebrate it!

When Is Hamburger Day?

National Hamburger Day is celebrated on May 28 each year.

National Hamburger Day.


To answer any questions that you might have, we compiled the frequently asked questions and Fun Facts below.

Why is a hamburger called as such?

The name is said to have come from the town of Hamburger, Germany. This town is where the 19th-century sailor brought shredded beef (beef tartare) from the Baltic provinces of Russia.

Where is the best burger in the world?

Burger lovers have claimed the Bleecker Black Burger by Bleecker in London as the best burger in the world. This, however, is greatly challenged by The Burger at Raoul’s in New York, The Jackie-O at Fat Bobs Bar & Grill in Melbourne, and the American Burger by Gordon Ramsay Burger in Las Vegas.

What is the most-sold burger in the world?

As you might have guessed, the most sold burger, and arguably the most iconic, is the Big Mac, selling over 550 million per year.

What country eats the most hamburgers?

Research has shown that Uruguay consumes the most hamburgers every year, followed by Argentina, then Hong Kong, and then the US.

What is America’s favorite burger?

While In-And-Out has been ranked highest regarding customer satisfaction, most Americans consider Five Guys to have the best quality burgers.

What is the world’s most expensive burger?

With a patty made up of Wagyu beef and truffle while resting on a brioche roll infused with 24-karat gold, black truffle, and saffron, the world’s most expensive burger cost $10,000 and was made by For flavoring, Jamon Iberico was used, and all proceedings were for charity.

How many hamburgers are consumed in America?

Americans consume around 50 billion burgers every year, with an average American eating three hamburgers per week.

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Fun Facts

The hamburgers became famous in the US after the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.

The biggest hamburger ever was made by the Black Bear Resort Casino in Minnesota, weighing over a ton with a diameter of 10 feet.

About sixty percent of all sandwiches sold are hamburgers.

There is a “Hamburger Hall of Fame” situated in Seymour, Wisconsin.

Among the most expensive hamburgers is The FleurBurger at Fleur de Lys in Las Vegas and is served with the 1990 bottle of Chateau Petrus, costing $5,000 in total.

McDonald’s sells just over 75 hamburgers each second.

Hamburgers were called “Liberty Sandwiches” during World War I.

The oldest burger chain is the White Castle, founded in 1921 by Walter A Anderson and E.W. Ingram. Their first burger was sold for a nickel.

The Big Mac sold for 49 cents in 1968, the year it was introduced.

In ’96, MacDonald’s tried to introduce the “Arch Deluxe” burger with the most expensive advertising campaign ever, but it failed soon after.

Trivia about hamburgers

In 2008, Burger King introduced a meat-scented cologne named “Flame.”

One in every eight Americans has been employed by McDonald’s.

A hamburger smothered in green or red chilies is called a slopper.

There are hamburgers called “Jucy Lucy” or “Juicy Lucy” with cheese embedded within the meat rather than on top in Minnesota.

An average American eats around 30 pounds of hamburgers a year.

Over 9.6 billion burgers, or seven out of every ten, consumed in the US were prepared at home.

Hamburger is the most popular grilled food, followed by steak and chicken.

The world’s largest burger is sold at Mallie’s Sports Bar and Grill in Detroit, Michigan, and weighs just over 2,000 pounds, with around a 1,700-pound patty and 300 pounds of sauces, vegetables, pickles, and cheese. It is made inside a custom-made oven and costs around $8,000.

Hamburger Jokes

Why did the space rock eat the hamburger?
It wanted to be a meteor.

Why do you never get a hamburger in Athens?
It is way too Greecey.

Where did the two hamburgers go dancing?
The meatball.

What do you call a Tom Cruise movie with a hamburger in it?
Top Bun.

What’s the difference between new and old hamburger meat?
One is ground beef, and the other is browned grief.

How do you make a hamburger laugh?
Pickle it!

What do bees order at McDonald’s?

Who are the hamburgers’ favorite people?

What did the cow say to the hamburger?
Chuck, not you too!

What do frog princes like to eat with their hamburgers?
French flies.

Which burgers can tell your fortune?
Medium hamburgers.

What did Mr. and Mrs. Hamburger name their daughter?

What do you get when you cross a hamburger with a computer?
A big Mac!

What is the hamburger’s favorite song on the job?
Gristle while you work.

Hamburger Humor

What do you call a frozen hamburger?
A ham-brrr-ger.

Why does a 6 oz hamburger have less energy than a 6 oz steak?
Because the hamburger is in the ground state.

Why did the Hamburger Helper get fired from the restaurant?
Because he was Stroganoff on the job!

What do you call it when you help someone make a hamburger?
A co-whopperation.

What kind of food truck serves hamburgers?
A patty wagon.

Why do hamburgers make good baseball players?
They are great at the plate!

Which weekday do hamburgers dislike the most?
Fry day.

Funny Hamburger Puns

The hamburger was cracking so many jokes. He was on a roll.

A hamburger and his wife went for a cocktail party. When asked to introduce her, he said, ‘Meet Patty.’

The inventor of the first hamburger press smiled when he got a patty on the back.

Hamburgers can run 2 miles in under one minute. I’m not surprised though, that’s why they’re called fast food.

The hamburger had a brief time in the army; he couldn’t finish because he couldn’t pass the mustard.

Hamburger Quotes

The man who invented the hamburger was smart.
Matthew McConaughey

It requires a certain kind of mind to see beauty in a hamburger bun.
Ray Kroc

Hamburgers! The cornerstone of any nutritious breakfast.
Quentin Tarantino

If it’s flipping hamburgers at McDonald’s, be the best hamburger flipper in the world. Whatever it is you do, you have to master your craft.
Snoop Dogg

Rock and roll is the hamburger that ate the world.
Peter York

We take the hamburger business more seriously than anyone else.
Ray Kroc

I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them, childhood memories come up for me.
Bobby Flay

A Hamburger is warm and fragrant, and juicy. A hamburger is soft and nonthreatening.
Tom Robbins

A homemade hamburger can be a real treat.
Alex Guarnaschelli

I am a child of America. If ever I’m sent to Death Row for my revolutionary’ crimes,’ I’ll order as my last meal: a hamburger, french fries, and a coke
Jerry Rubin

Captions for Instagram

Cheese and hamburger taste gouda together.

Life is too short to miss out on hamburgers.

It’s hamburger o’clock!

A hamburger without cheese is like a hug without a squeeze.

The only bad hamburger is the one you didn’t eat!

We go together like a hamburger and fries.

Hamburger is the answer to all life problems.


I work out because I love burgers!

I followed our heart, and it led me to hamburger.

Heaven between two buns.

Favorite group food!

Extra beef, hold the lettuce.

So many burgers, so little time!


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