Burgers are so much more than a beef patty housed in a bun.
And while some Long Island restaurants keep pretty close to that simple definition, plenty of others offer a variety of toppings as well as substitutions for that beef.
We've selected 35 of our favorite LI burgers, ones that range from vegetarian-friendly to carnivore's delight and are available at sit-down gastrobpubs on through grab-and-go, counter-serve spots.
Click the link above to view our picks. And happy eating.