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Voting continues in our search for Cleveland’s Best Burger. You will determine who takes home the crown.

April 29, 2018 GMT

Voting continues in our search for Cleveland’s Best Burger. You will determine who takes home the crown.

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Voting for Cleveland’s Best Burger contest has been going strong for a week now. Voting has been steady as you, the readers, continue to vote for your favorite burger joint.

Readers determined the Top 20 burger finalists throughout the Greater Cleveland region by voting in the first round, which featured 86 restaurants. Now it’s time for readers to continue to vote to decide the ultimate winner.

Betty’s Bomb Ass burgers is currently in the lead with 16 percent of the vote, followed closely by Gunselman’s Tavern with 14 percent of the total votes. Check Please Cafe rounds up the top three with 12 percent of the votes.

Here are the important details on the final poll: Voting is open until Tuesday, May 15 at 9 a.m. We invite you to vote hourly. The restaurants are listed in alphabetical order in the poll. Please make sure you scroll all the way down to see all the finalists. Also, you need to scroll all the way down and click the “Submit” button in order for your vote to be counted.

Note: If you’re viewing this on cleveland.com’s mobile app, you need to click here to see the poll and to vote.

Cleveland’s Best reporters Kaylee Remington and Yadi Rodriguez along with Comedian Mike Polk have been embarking on a 20-restaurant tour and they invite you to join them for a burger.

They will visit the Top 20 spots for full reports, including a taste test review, more photos and videos. We also will broadcast each visit live on cleveland.com’s Facebook page.

Visits on Wednesday, May 2 (times are approximate; we might get delayed tasting too many amazing burgers!):

11:00 a.m.: Gandalf’s Pub & Restaurant (6757 Center Road, Valley City)

1:00 p.m.: Check Please Cafe (597 Main St., Grafton)

3:00 p.m.: Erie Burger Company (32822 Walker Rd. Ste. E5, Avon Lake)

5:00 p.m.: Post and Beam Bar & Grille (11790 Snow Rd., Parma)

Be sure to keep coming back to this story to vote for your favorite burger joint. Again, voting will run until Tuesday, May 15 at 9 a.m. The big winner will be revealed later that day in a surprise Facebook Live video.

Here is a list of the Top 20 finalists -- showing the order in which they finished in the first round. However, votes do not carry over to the finals.

Creekside Restaurant and Bar (Brecksville)The City Diner (Cleveland)Stevenson’s Bar & Grill (Cleveland)Check Please Cafe (Grafton)Gandalf’s Pub & Restaurant (Valley City)Whitey’s Booze N’ Burgers (Richfield)Element 41 (Chardon)Gunselman’s Tavern (Fairview Park)Swensons (locations in Akron, Jackson, Kent, Montrose, North Canton, Seven Hills, Stow and University Heights)SWAT Food Truck (Cleveland)Brickyard Bar & Grill (Oberlin)Avon Brewing Company (Avon)Betty’s Bomb Ass Burgers Food Truck (Mayfield Heights)Buckeye Beer Engine (Cleveland)Erie Burger Co. (Avon Lake)Craggy Bogland’s (Willoughby)Hatfield’s Goode Grub (Cleveland)Smokin’ Thyme Kitchen (Lakewood)Post and Beam (Parma)Hecks (Avon, Cleveland, Ohio City)

 We can’t wait to see who you the readers crown as the ultimate winner.