Criteria for Best in Wichita Metro Burger Challenge 2022
Best in Wichita Metro Burger Challenge 2022: How does the Angry Elephant rate?

Best in Wichita Metro Burger Challenge 2022: How does Harry's Uptown rate?

Harry's Uptown Bar & Grill
3023 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67203

By Mike Thayer

I'm traveling around the Wichita Metro, sampling the burger offerings from any joint that has burgers on the menu, local, regional, national chain, it doesn't matter. In order to determine a true champion of burgers in the metro, I'll have to sample them all in the name of "burger science" (cough).  For the burger criteria, click here.

I went to Harry's Uptown Bar & Grill for lunch today to check out their version of a bacon cheeseburger.   Harry's is a great neighborhood bar with a very casual feel, a good place to unwind after work.  I've had a few drinks there from time to time and shared an appetizer or two, but I've never ordered from the main menu.

Harry's 'Bacon & Cheese' Burger
Great visual appeal

The burgers at Harry's ROCK!  Shame on me for not having a one at Harry's before today!

The burger is huge, the Angus beef patty weighing in at a 1/2 pound.  It was perfectly cooked, getting a nice flat top crust on each side creating depth of beef flavor and it was juicy.  I got crispy bacon and American cheese in every bite, balanced out with fresh lettuce, juicy tomato and tart pickle.  And packaging everything up nicely was that lightly toasted bun, which held up from first bite to last.  Sometimes when you get a burger this large, the bun can fall apart after soaking up juices from the burger and moisture from the veggies, especially if it's not toasted.

Harry's version of a bacon cheesburger
The under the lid reveal

Side Note:  The onion rings were top notch!  Fried to perfection and seasoned well, I got a beautiful crunch from the golden, brown and delicious exterior followed by the sweetness of the onion on the inside.  YUM!

The entire basket was as I like to say, Another Dose of YUM!  Costing me just $12.87 for the burger and rings basket, Harry's Uptown Bar & Grill and their 'Bacon & Cheese' Burger scored 58 points out of a possible 63, the highest score so far in this challenge and that score earns a 5 star Bachelor on the Cheap rating.  And did you see that price?  We're talking a 1/2 pound burger!  Not only is it a fantastic burger, what Harry's cranks out in fine fashion is Bachelor on the Cheap wallet friendly too.

Harry's Uptown Bar & Grill Burger
It's a handful & a mouthful!

Located at 3023 E Douglas in Wichita, the Harry's Uptown burgers are STELLAR, the beer is cold and the service was great.  Arriving at around 11:30am, I found a seat at the bar and was quickly served.  There was a steady lunch crowd filing in.  As I enjoyed a beer and texted back and forth with a friend, my burger order was set in front of me lickity split, hot, fresh, DELICIOUS.  Thank you kitchen, thank you Nita, great service!   Hmmm...  Routine Monday lunches at Harry's might be in order...

5 stars

$pend Wisely My Friends...

Enjoy this post?

Buy Me a Coffee

If you appreciate the article you just read and want to support more great content on BachelorontheCheap.com, you can help keep this site going with a one-time or a monthly donation.  Thank you so much for your support! ~ Mike

follow me on twitter @Bacheloronthe1

follow me on Pinterest

follow me on Instagram

Facebook

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)