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Lakehouse Grille Wins Burger Wars!

June 17, 2014

BurgerWarsMarshall County Tourism would like to present, the votes are in, congratulations to Lakehouse Grille in Culver for being voted BEST BURGER in MARSHALL COUNTY! After four round of voting in Marshall County, they claimed the title, and will moving forward the Northern Indiana Burger Wars round!

Based on over 30,000 votes cast, Northern Indiana has found the best burger in each of the seven counties in Northern Indiana. Over the past few weeks, Northern Indiana residents and visitors have been voting in each county‘s Burger Wars to find the best burger in that county. The seven winners, plus one wild card, will be competing to find the best burger restaurant in Northern Indiana!

LakehouseGrille_Culver_MCBurgerWarChampThe voting for the first round began Friday June 13 at noon EST, and will be hosted at the regional website The first round lasts ten days. Following the end of the first round, the next two rounds will last a week. On July 7, all will know who has been voted the best burger in Northern Indiana.

Let customers’ voices be heard! They can log in daily to vote to make sure their favorite restaurant gets the credit it deserves. Voters can keep checking the website and Visit Northern Indiana social media pages for a chance to win prizes through mini contests held throughout the voting process. Voters are encouraged to sign in and vote each round for a chance to win the grand prize of a $25 gift certificate to each of the eight restaurants participating in the regional bracket.

The eight winning restaurants that will vie for Northern Indiana’s best burger are the following: The Flippin’ Cow in Elkhart, The View Tavern in South Bend, Shoreline Brewery in Michigan City, the Octave Grill in Chesterton, Lake House Grille in Culver, Rieglings Coppertop in Wolcottville, American Legion Post 253 in North Webster and Franklin House of Valparaiso. These restaurants will be competing head to head until there is only one best burger in Northern Indiana!

Northern Indiana Burger Wars is a joint initiative of the Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission (NITDC) and its member convention and visitors bureaus in Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Marshall, Kosciusko, Elkhart and LaGrange counties. NITDC is the leading regional economic development authority focusing on sustainable tourism through effective partnerships.