Melbourne is a city that loves its burgers. The city is home to more than 3,500 restaurants and cafes, but very few of them serve up a proper burger. Sure, there are some great places with gourmet patties and mouthwatering toppings on offer. But what if you're looking for something that hits all the right spots without being too heavy? Well, we've done all the legwork for you—we scouted out some of Melbourne's best burgers in this roundup and ranked them by their quality, price points, and other factors.
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8bit is a burger bar in Collingwood, serving gourmet burgers and hot dogs made from quality ingredients and cooked to order. The menu has a wide range of options including the After Burner, Altered Beast and Zelda burger. They also offer a vegan mushroom patty option that you can swap out for any other burger on the menu!
This casual dining restaurant serves beer and wine as well as milkshakes with house-made soft serve ice cream - a perfect accompaniment to your meal! Dine in to enjoy the blue and yellow pixelated mosaic tiling, gaming inspired vinyl wallpaper and meal items named after old-school video games. We recommend making a reservation in advance because it tends to get quite busy around lunchtime.
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Get a taste of Jamaican street food with The Jerk's mouth-watering, succulent burgers made with love and soul. Flame-grilled and marinated for 24 hours in special Jerk spices, their quarter chicken is one whole taste sensation! Our favourite burgers include the Classic Jerk and The Paradise for their juicy Jerk chicken, smoky BBQ flavour, Caribbean coconut slaw, oozy cheese and fluffy brioche buns; effortlessly decadent. Take advantage of the irie vibes and enjoy $10 cocktails and $7 beer, wine and spirits every Monday-Thursday from 5-8pm and Friday-Saturday from 6-9pm!
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Sideshow Burgers is an American style burger joint with only six burgers on the menu. Our favourite is the Sideshow burger, complete with an Angus beef pattie, double cheese, lettuce, pickle, mustard, kewpie mayo, ketchup & grilled onions. The Sideshow Burgers experience is not complete without their thick, crispy loaded fries, ranging from Carnival Fries to Cannon Ball Fries and Bullwhip Fries. TheirSpicy Corn Cobs are buttered and cajun-spiced drizzled with their secret dipping sauce! Pair your burger with a thickshake, available in different flavours such as coffee, lime, pineapple and mango.
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