Japan’s top 5 regional burgers ranked for 2022

Seikatsu Guide.com, a web site operated by Wave Dash Inc that supports local communities created by everyone, has announced the Top 5 of its thirty seventh Annual “Regional Burger Rating” as chosen through user votes *.

Let’s take a take a look at the highest 5 regional burgers chosen this yr.

1. Sasebo Burger

Perhaps the burger that Japanese people most frequently associate with ご当地バーガー gotochi baga | “regional burger”) is the 佐世保バーガー Sasebo Burger, born in Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture.

The Sasebo Burger must contain fresh raw vegetables and original sauce. There are greater than 25 restaurants serving Sasebo burgers in the town, each offering their very own original interpretation.


If you visit Sasebo City, why not bite right into a freshly made, delicious regional burger? You would even try several different restaurants and compare!

Listed here are a few of the comments from those that voted for this famous regional burger:

“The fresh raw vegetables and original sauce make it look healthy and user-friendly. It’s good value for the cash” (man in his 70s)

“I saw it after I was hungry, so I could not resist the look of the generous portion and desired to eat it! The fresh-looking vegetables and the thick bacon that stands out are very appetizing” (woman in her 30s)

“I can not forget the taste of the Sasebo burger I had once” (woman in her 30s).


Sasebo is alleged to be the birthplace of the hamburger in Japan, first sold near U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo across the Fifties after the recipe was taught by an American naval officer. Later, many hamburger stores were established and every store added their very own unique twist to it. The Sasebo Burger is now loved because the soul food of Sasebo residents.

2. Chitose Burger (tie)

Tied with the “Yokosuka Navy Burger” (see below) in second place was the 千歳バーガー “Chitose Burger” from 千歳 Chitose City, which boasts the most important egg production in Hokkaido.


In the event you love eggs, you’ve gotten to do that one. The Chitose Burger requires the usage of the famous eggs produced in Chitose City, with local restaurants providing their very own interpretation based on how they prepare the eggs. You will find versions with fried eggs, scrambled eggs, eggs in a tartar sauce, and so forth. Find your favorite Chitose Burger once you visit the world.

2. Yokosuka Navy Burger (tie)

Tied for second place was the ヨコスカネイビーバーガー Yokosuka Navy Burger. This local burger from Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, famous for its U.S. military base, is an adaptation of a conventional Navy hamburger recipe sent as a token of friendship.


This big burger is manufactured from 100% lean beef, simply cooked and served in authentic American style with ketchup and mustard. Gobble it up and you will feel like you have traveled to the U.S. of A. or returned home, whichever could be the case!

4. Toburger

In fourth place was the とばーがー Toburger, an area burger from 鳥羽市 Toba City, Mie Prefecture.


5. Onomachi Komachi Ice Cream Burger

Not all burgers are savory. Ranked fifth was a dessert burger, the おのまち小町アイスバーガー Onomachi Komachi Ice Cream Burger from 小野町 Onomachi City, Fukushima Prefecture, which features ice cream sandwiched between a fragrant grilled bun.


Sold in local Onomachi supermarkets for greater than 30 years, it is a nostalgic treat for locals. Currently, it’s offered at three stores on the town, and every store offering different flavors, reminiscent of those you see above with chocolate sauce and berry sauce. There are also versions featuring traditional Japanese ingredients in addition to seasonal flavors. Try some once you stop by Onomachi!

  • The rating results are derived on the premise of votes conducted on the Seikatsu Guide.com website. 264 Seikatsu Guide.com members aged between 10 and 89 sent of their votes between June 10 and July 12.

You’ll be able to view the entire rating results on the Seikatsu Guide.com website here.

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