‘Best Burger in the Valley’ Tour: Smalley’s Caribbean Barbeque’s Pirate Burger

For the past five years a group of downtown Stillwater restaurants has put on the “Best Burger in the Valley” contest benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. To date, the contest has raised more than $50,000.

There are less than 20 Best Burger in the Valley cards left, so if you want to get in on the action, act now.  KLBB AM 1220 is sold out, so the only place to get your cards is Leo’s Grill & Malt Shop.

In support of the cause, I’m going to stop at each of the seven restaurants in the contest–and without inserting my opinion– tell you what you can look forward to in the coming weeks if you have a Best Burger card.

The second stop on Stillwater Current’s “Best Burger in the Valley” tour took me to Smalley’s Caribbean Barbeque, where I found this:


Smalley’s entry into the contest is their build-your-own Pirate Burger. This half-pound burger comes with your choice of lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo, Cheddar, American, Pepper Jack and Blue Cheese, grilled red onion, spiced pickles,coleslaw, scallion aioli, habanero ranch/guacamole, bacon and candied jalapenos.

I know there are many others enjoying this contest, so please feel free to share your thoughts on each burger in the comment section below.

Stillwater Current’s “Best Burger in the Valley” Tour will be making stops at these fine establishments:




The Best Burger in the Valley card costs $30 (value: $65), and will get you a burger at each of the participating restaurants through March. Voting ends April 15, and the winner will be announced in late-April.

Check out the Best Burger in the Valley website for more details.

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