New Jersey gets picked on a lot by Easterners. From New England down to Florida New Jersey has a bad reputation. The Garden State is often called the Garbage State from everyone else with an Atlantic coast. However there is one thing that New Jersey can claim to have and that is the best cheeseburger in the world, at least that is what the cheeseburger calls itself. You will have to decide for yourself it “The Best Cheeseburger in The World” stands up to it self made name or it like the rest of the state is just good for a laugh.
The Best Cheeseburger in The World can be found at Stage Left on 5 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick New Jersey. Stage Left has more then just The Best Cheeseburger in The World. Stage Left is one of the best restaurants in all of New Jersey. Stage Left has a large selection of wines and other spirits ranging in price from $30-300. Stage Left focuses on local foods when possible. Meals at Stage Left start at around $50 and go up from there. Valet parking is available but costs but if you can afford to eat at Stage Left you can afford the valet parking.
Stage Left is a cozy and romantic restaurant. The Best Cheeseburger in The World almost seems out of place except for its price at $16 for a hamburger. Of course that would make it one of the cheapest things on the menu but while it is large it is treated like an appetizer. The Best Cheeseburger in The World is out of place which is why you have to get it at the bar.
What makes this hamburger so special is that they use the scrap meat from the high end meat served in the restaurant. Obviously this makes for amazing hamburger meat. Beyond the meat The Best Cheeseburger in The World is not anything special. While it may be one of the best in the world the truth is there are even more expensive fancy hamburgers costing $100 or more. Compared to these cheeseburgers that pull out all the stops The Best Cheeseburger in The World is just a plain hamburger.
Stage Left is undeniably one of the best restaurants in New Jersey. If you can afford to eat at Stage Left it will be a great experience but their self-appointed The Best Cheeseburger in The World is not what it claims.