Can You Name The 7 Most Popular Cheeses on Burgers Today?


Let’s face it—cheese is pretty amazing. You got pretty excited when you saw this Burger from Hard Times Sundaes with cheese dripping off every side, didn’t you?

Much time and research has been poured into figuring out ways to make cheese even for people who can’t or won’t consume the average dairy variety. And there are few savory foods that can’t be enhanced by a layer of hot or cold queso.

The Burger is certainly no exception. In fact, a Burger seems almost naked and lonely without a slice of savory cheese with it.

We know how important cheese is to a Burger so we asked the experts, our Schweid & Sons customers, what sort of delicious meat/cheese combinations they’ve been cooking up lately with their Burgers. And now we’re happy—more than happy—to share that with you.

Here Are The 7 Most Popular Cheeses On Hamburgers Today

7. Pimento

Pimento Cheeseburger — French Fryz, Skyland, NC

French Fryz Pimento Cheeseburger
A true southern favorite featuring a 1/3 lb char-grilled Burger topped with mustard, ketchup, lettuce, tomato, red onion and creamy homemade pimento cheese.

6. Gouda

Spicy Smokehouse Burger — GENUINE, New York, NY

GENUINE Roadside Burger

A glorious, perfect storm of bacon, smoked gouda, charred jalapeño mayo, sweet pickles, and chipotle BBQ.


5. Jack

Southwest Burger — Fuddruckers, multiple locations

A tasty classic from a place we all know and love. This Burger comes stacked with smokehouse bacon, guacamole, and a tasty slice of pepper jack cheese.

4. Bleu

Buffalo Wing Burger — Gotham Burger Social Club, New York, NY

Buffalo Wing Burger
Made with our One Percenter, Certified Angus Beef®, USDA Prime Burger patties, buffalo hot sauce, crumbled bleu cheese, bleu cheese dressing, and lettuce. Learn how to make it here.

3. Swiss

Mushroom Swiss Cheeseburger — Burton’s Grill, multiple locations

What dreams are made of: a cheeseburger made with Schweid & Sons’s Butcher’s Blend, overflowing with mushrooms, applewood smoked bacon, and Swiss cheese.


2. Cheddar

Smokehouse Burger – Candlewyck Diner, East Rutherford, NJ

A “Smokehouse” Burger made with our Certified Angus Beef® Butcher’s Blend ground beef and topped with apple wood bacon, caramelized onions, cheddar cheese, and homemade barbecue sauce. 

1. American

The Pub Burger – Carolina Ale House, Greenville, NC

Carolina Alehouse Pub Burger

Carolina Ale House’s signature burger. Piled high with smoky bacon, American cheese, onion strings, and Papa Lou’s secret sauce.


Want to learn what else is trending in the world of Burgers for your restaurant? Are you looking to up your Burger home game? Download our free 2015 Burger Trends Report to see what type of buns, sauces, meats and more are currently trending.
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