Mega-Burger Facts: Count the Calories

Nothing quite says American cuisine like a big, juicy hamburger. But while we might indulge in this delight, most of us don't want to look big or juicy. So for those on a diet or looking just to live a little healthier, we decided to compare popular burgers at some of the nation's best-known restaurant chains.

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Forget saturated fat, sodium level or other indicators of health. We just looked at the pure bottom line: how many calories are in this burger.

Restaurant and Burger Name Calories
McDonald's
Hamburger 250
Cheeseburger 300
Double Cheeseburger 440
Quarter Pounder 410
Quarter Pounder with Cheese 510
Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese 740
Big Mac 540
Big N' Tasty 460
Big N' Tasty with Cheese 510
Burger King
Whopper 670
Whopper w/o mayo 510
Whopper with cheese 760
Whopper with cheese w/o mayo 600
Double Whopper 900
Double Whopper w/o mayo 740
Double Whopper with cheese 990
Double Whopper with cheese w/o mayo 830
Triple Whopper 1,130
Triple Whopper w/o mayo 980
Triple Whopper with cheese 1,230
Triple Whopper with cheese w/o mayo 1,070
Whopper Jr. 370
Whopper Jr. w/o mayo 290
Whopper Jr. with cheese 410
Whopper Jr. with cheese w/o mayo 330
Hamburger 290
Cheeseburger 330
Double Hamburger 410
Double Cheeseburger 500
BK Double Stacker 610
BK Triple Stacker 800
BK Quad Stacker 1,000
The Angus Steak Burger 640
Wendy's
Jr. Hamburger 230
Jr. Cheeseburger 270
Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe 300
Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger 320
Stack Attack 380
Single w/Everything 430
Double w/Everything and Cheese 710
Triple w/Everything and Cheese 980
Baconator 840
Carl's Jr.
Famous Star with Cheese 660
Super Star with Cheese 930
Western Bacon Cheeseburger 710
Double Western Bacon Cheeseburger 970
Chili Cheeseburger 830
Jalapeno Burger 720
The Original Six Dollar Burger 1,010
The Western Bacon Six Dollar Burger 1,140
The Low Carb Six Dollar Burger 1,130
The Jalapeno Six Dollar Burger 490
Big Hamburger 1,070

Restaurant and Burger Name Calories
Hardee's
1/3 lb Thickburger 910
1/3 lb Cheeseburger 680
1/3 lb Mushroom N Swiss Thickburger 720
1/3 lb Bacon Cheese Thickburger 910
1/3 lb Low Carb Thickburger 420
1/2 lb Six Dollar Burger 1,060
1/2 lb Grilled Sourdough Thickburger 1,030
2/3 Double Thickburger 1,250
2/3 lb Double Bacon Cheese Thickburger 1,300
2/3 lb Monster Thickburger 1,420
Sonic
SONIC Burger (w/ Mayonnaise) 650
SONIC Burger (w/ Mustard) 560
SONIC Burger (w/ Ketchup) 560
SONIC Cheeseburger (w/ Mayonnaise) 720
SONIC Cheeseburger (w/ Mustard) 620
SONIC Cheeseburger (w/ Ketchup) 630
SONIC Bacon Cheeseburger 780
SuperSONIC Cheeseburger (w/ Mayonnaise) 980
SuperSONIC Cheeseburger (w/ Mustard) 890
SuperSONIC Cheeseburger (w/ Ketchup) 900
Jr. Burger 310
Jr. Cheeseburger 380
Dixie Burger 660
Dixie Cheeseburger 720
Thousand Island Jr. Cheeseburger 430
California Cheeseburger 690
SuperSONIC Jalapeno Cheeseburger 890
Thousand Island Cheeseburger 680
Jalapeno Cheeseburger 610
Jalapeno Burger 550
Green Chili Cheeseburger 630
Chili Cheeseburger 660
Hickory Cheeseburger 640
Jr. Double Cheeseburger 570
Ruby Tuesday
Triple Prime Burger 933
Triple Prime Cheddar Burger 1,093
Triple Prime Bacon Cheddar Burger 1,183
Jumbo Lump Crab Burger 1,068
The Ultimate Chicken 1,068
Blackened Fish Burger 839
Bacon Cheeseburger 1,193
Classic Cheeseburger 1,103
Ruby's Classic Burger 1,013
Smokehouse Burger 1,382
Alpine Swiss Burger 1,257
Ruby Minis (4) 1,271
Turkey Minis (4) 973
Mini Trio 836
Turkey Burger 813
Avocado Turkey Burger 1,026
Bella Turkey Burger 1,057
Bison Bacon Cheeseburger 1,072
Veggie Burger 945
Chicken BLT 972
Buffalo Chicken Burger 1,033

Restaurant and Burger Name Calories
Fatburger
Fatburger 520
Baby Fat 300
Turkeyburger 550
Veggieburger 430
Kingburger 820
In N Out Burger
Hamburger w/Onion 390
•With Mustard & Ketchup Instead of Spread 310
•Protein Style (Bun replaced with Lettuce) 240
Cheeseburger w/Onion 480
• With Mustard & Ketchup Instead of Spread 400
•Protein Style (Bun replaced with Lettuce) 330
Double-Double w/Onion 670
•With Mustard & Ketchup Instead of Spread 590
•Protein Style (Bun replaced with Lettuce) 520
White Castle
White Castle 140
Cheeseburger 170
Jalapeno Cheeseburger 180
Bacon Cheeseburger 200
Double White Castle 250
Double Cheeseburger 300
Double Jalapeno Cheeseburger 320
Double Bacon Cheeseburger 370
Whataburger
Whataburger 620
Whataburger, Double Meat 870
Whataburger Jr. 300
Whataburger, Triple Meat 1,120
Whataburger with bacon & cheese 780
TGI Friday's
Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger 1,590
Bacon Cheeseburger 1,340
Jack Daniel's Burger 1,540
Friday's Burger 1,290
California Turkey Burger 950
Ahi Tuna Ciabatta Burgers 800

Restaurant and Burger Name Calories
Chili's
Big Mouth Bites 850
Big Mouth Bun only (with butter) 460
Burger Patty only (w/o bun or toppings) 360
Bacon Burger 1,090
Chipotle Bleu Cheese Bacon Burger 1,090
Jalapeño Smokehouse Bacon Big Mouth Burger w/ out side of Jalapeño-Ranch Dressing 1,530
Mushroom-Swiss Burger 1,100
Oldtimer Burger 800
Oldtimer Burger w/ Cheese 880
Smokehouse Bacon Triple-The-Cheese Big Mouth Burger w/ out side of Jalapeño-Ranch Dressing 1,840
Southern Smokehouse Bacon Big Mouth Burger w/ out side of Ancho-Chile BBQ Sauce 1,560
Jack in the Box
Bacon Ultimate Cheeseburger 1,090
Big Cheeseburger 640
Double Bacon & Cheese Ciabatta Burger 1,120
Hamburger 280
Hamburger deluxe 350
Hamburger deluxe with Cheese 440
Hamburger with Cheese 330
Jumbo Jack 600
Jumbo Jack with Cheese 690
Junior Bacon Cheeseburger 400
Single Bacon & Cheese Ciabatta Burger 870
Sirloin Steak & Cheddar Ciabatta 770
Sirloin Steak Melt 880
Sourdough Jack 710
Sourdough Ultimate Cheeseburger 950
Ultimate Cheeseburger 1,010
Dairy Queen
DQ Original Burger 350
DQ Original Cheeseburger 400
DQ Original Double Cheeseburger 640
DQ Original Bacon Double Cheeseburger 730
DQ Ultimate Burger 780
1/4 lb FlameThrower GrillBurger 840
1/4 lb Chili Meltdown GrillBurger 600
Bacon Cheddar GrillBruger 710
Mushroom Swiss GrillBurger 680
Red Robin
5 Alarm Burger 907
Banzai Burger 1,054
A1 Peppercorn Burger 1,440
Blackened Bayou Burger 858
Blue Ribbon Burger 1,062
Guacamole Bacon Burger 1,151
Monster Burger 1,030
Red Robin Bacon Cheeseburger 1,030
Red Robin Gourmet Cheeseburger 850
Royal Red Robin Burger 1,178
Santa Fe Burger 1,036
Sauteed 'Shroom Burger 971
Sicilian Burger 1,070
Whiskey River BBQ Burger 1,129
Applebee's
Brewtus Steak Burger 1,390
Mini Bacon Cheeseburgers (3) 1,030
Johnny Rockets
Rocket Single 710
Rocket Double 1,020
The Original 820
#12 900
Route 66 920
Smoke House Single 950
Smoke House Double 1,260
Bacon Cheddar Single 860
Bacon Cheddar Double 1,400
St. Louis 991
Patty Melt 690
Chili Size 1,290
Streamliner (100-percent soy Bocca patty) 410
Sources: Restaurant Web sites, spokesmen and menus in New York City.

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