For the third year running, Burger Week brings you limited edition, $5 burgers from your favorite Portland bars and restaurants, for one week only! This year the promotion will run Aug 10-16, giving you just one week to try as many burgers as you can from over 30 participating establishments! To get you prepared, we'll be previewing each Burger Week burger over the next couple weeks so that you can prioritize your game plan.

THE VENUE: Davis Street Tavern

THE BURGER: The Yucatán Burger


THE MOUTHWATERING DETAILS: Davis Street's inspiration for this dynamic Burger Week entry takes its cue from ingredients native to the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico. The juicy patty is souped up with onions, garlic, and a little soy sauce, then gets a citrusy counterpoint with a roasted jalapeño aioli (which is perfectly mellow in case you have any spicy-foods anxiety). Heirloom tomato helps bolster this burger's fresh, crowning feature: a jicama salad with salad and chicharones—little pieces of fried pig skin. Frankly there's not enough room to fit as much as you'll want between the Yucatán's bun, so it comes with an extra dollop of salad on the side.

Once again, the Portland Mercury would like to thank our generous partners, world-class meat provider Nicky USA, Widmer Brothers Brewing, and Jim Beam!

Important reminder: THESE BURGERS WILL SELL OUT. Last year’s restaurants had one main issue with the event last year, and that was people getting angry and rude when they found out that they are part of a reality where restaurants that are getting slammed run out of food. We have better forecasting numbers this year, but please: go early, be kind, get a drink, and, most importantly, remember that a $5 burger is a privilege, not a right. Don’t ruin it for everyone! Please be kind and respectful, exercise the golden rule, and treat our restaurants the way you want to be treated (unless you’re a masochist).