The first trademark for a cheeseburger was given to a downtown Denver eatery way back in 1935. Since the days of the Humpty Dumpty Barrel Restaurant, Colorado continues to be recognized as a great state for burgers.

The writers at recently went coast-to-coast to name the 25 best burgers in America. They could have saved themselves all that travel by selecting all 25 from the Centennial State.

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Cherry Cricket Named Best Burger in Colorado

Year after year, the folks at Cherry Cricket win the People's Choice Award at the Denver Burger Battle. One look at the menu shows these guys are not messing around. Award-winning creations like the Cricket Royal, 983 Big Cheesy, Green Chili, and Vera Cruz burgers will all justify selecting Cherry Cricket as one of the best places for burgers in the Centennial State. The original location is 2641 E 2nd Ave, Denver, CO 80206.

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Jimmyz Burgers in Grand Junction

Jimmy'z Burgers in Grand Junction
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If you are looking for one of Colorado's best burgers on the Western Slope, you should head straight to Jimmy'z Burgers in Grand Junction. They make your food to order so it's hot and delicious when they bring it to your table. You can order your favorite burger in its original size or get a 1/3-pound version. Find Jimmy'z at 1840 N 12th St, Grand Junction, CO 81501.

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Crash Burger in Montrose

Crash Burger in Montrose
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The writers at may never have been to Grand Junction, and they may never have been to Montrose, Colorado, either. We've got one more stop to add to our list of "honorable mentions" for the best burgers in Colorado, Crash Burger. The farm fresh burgers don't have any added hormones, and all the veggies on your burger are fresh. I recommend a milkshake with your burger. If you are still hungry, they make a mean grilled cheese sandwich, too. Find Crash Burger at 646 E Main St, Montrose, CO 81401.

LOOK: Plan You Perfect Burger Quest With Colorado's 10 Finest Burgers

When you engage in your quest for the perfect burger, where's the best place to begin in Colorado?

The website Enjoy Travel put together a list of the best burgers in the state of Colorado. Some of these are stand-alone mom-and-pop joints, others have locations all over the Centennial State. Here's a look at the Top 10.

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KEEP GOING: Where You Can Find Whataburger Ketchup In Colorado

Like many chain burger joints, Whataburger has a legion of devoted fans. If you're one of them, get ready for some good news.

The word on the street is the ketchup served at Whataburger stores is something special. According to KLTV, Whataburger has gone on record claiming its ketchup contains hints of pepper that "build to a perfect marriage of sweet and heat."

Well, here's the good news. Whataburger Spicy Ketchup is hitting the shelves at retail outlets all over the state of Colorado. It's not going to be everywhere, but it will be carried by a couple of major Colorado retailers.

You'll find Whataburger Spicy Ketchup at these Colorado stores. A two-pack will run you $7.89.

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MORE: Who Makes the Best Cheeseburgers in Grand Junction, Colorado?

Who makes the best cheeseburger or double cheeseburger in Western Colorado? It's burger time as we roll through Grand Junction, Fruita, and Palisade looking for the best places for burgers. Do you have a favorite location you want to recommend? Tell us about it below:

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