Danny Meyer's 4 favorite burgers, excluding Shake Shack

Shake Shack's Meyer 'loves' burger competition

Danny Meyer loves hamburgers.

The founder of Shake Shack told CNBC on Friday that he isn't too picky when it comes to one of America's favorite comfort foods.

"As much as I love Shack Burgers, and I do, I love any burger," Meyers said on CNBC's Closing Bell, "I love In-and-Out Burger on the West Coast, I love the burger at Gramercy Tavern, I love the burger at North End Grill, I love the burger at O'Connell's Pub in St. Louis where I grew up. I kind of haven't met too many burgers I didn't love."

Danny Meyer, founder of Union Square Hospitality Group
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As for competition, the Shack founder welcomes new businesses into the restaurant industry. Even chains like Chipotle Mexican Grill, which filed a trademark application for "Better Burger" last month.

Meyer told CNBC that he "loves" the fast-casual Mexican chain.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article misstated the number of burgers listed by Meyer.