20 Minute Radius: Best Burgers (and Alternatives)!

Stock image of burgers with a side of French fries.

Happy National Burger Day! Today we looked for some of the most bun-tastic burgers on campus and nearby. Finding your perfect burger, fries, and shake spot is a great way to explore Gloucester County. Smashburger, Alumni Grill, Five Guys, and Burgerzoid are all less than 20 minutes away from Rowan and all four offer more than just burgers!

Storefront image of Alumni Grill.

Alumni Grill is located directly on campus down Rowan Boulevard and features memorabilia from local schools and colleges!

Holding a burger up to the photo of Bunce Green inside Alumni Grill.

Alumni Grill offers a black bean patty and gluten-free buns! You can also use Rowan Bucks or Dining Dollars at Alumni Grill 🙂

Holding up a burger to the Alumni Grill sign.

We recommend the Black and Tan burger, which has fried onions, pepper jack cheese, and the beef patty includes bacon and is seasoned perfectly! 

Exterior of Smashburger fast food restaurant in Glassboro.

Next, we have Smashburger on right Delsea Dr. in Glassboro.

Jen enjoying her burger from Smashburger while wearing a yellow Rowan shirt.

Having the Classic Smash, Smash Fries and any shake is always solid! 

Nick and Jen enjoying burgers and a shake inside Smashburger.

You can customize your burger to make a “Jersey Burger” by adding bacon, blue cheese, grilled onions, haystack onions, lettuce, tomato and mayo.

Exterior of Five Guys burger place in Sicklerville, NJ.

Five Guys is located in Sicklerville, 15 minutes away from campus! 

Marian holding up a burger in front of the Five Guys fast food place while wearing a yellow Rowan Blog shirt.

All the toppings (except for the cheese) are free at Five Guys!

Glowing Five Glows logo inside the store.

Five Guys offers veggie options, hot dogs and milkshakes.

Bright green Burgerzoid sign over the store.

Burgerzoid is also located in Sicklerville, only 13 minutes from Rowan. 

Onion rings on top of a burger with a side of fries from Burgerzoid restaurant.

Burgerzoid is new to the area and offers veggie burgers as well as crazy milkshake options!

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Story by: 
Marian Suganob, public relations and advertising graduate

Photos by:
Nick Flagg, senior theatre and advertising double major with concentrations in theatre ed, acting/directing, & musical theatre

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