Who doesn’t love a good burger? America’s most iconic food has always had a soft spot in our hearts and Brisbane is killing it with its burger joints as of late. Tender juicy grilled meat, oozing melted cheddar cheese, crisp fresh lettuce and all the rest are right on your doorstep. Forego the Maccas run and check out some of the best burgers Brisbane has to offer.
Charboys bring the American classics with its own infusion of flavours to the Aussie market. Wagyu beef patties on fresh brioche buns, scintillating crispy fried chicken and secret sauces are just some of the delights you’ll find at one of the best burger bars in Brisbane.
Known for: Queenslander burger, southern fried chicken
Address: 1/190 Oxford St, Bulimba QLD 4171
Phone: +61 7 3161 2378
Trading Hours: Mon-Sun 12pm-10pm
2. Grass Fed Vegan
For people who still want to enjoy a burger but without animal products, Grassfed Vegan has got you covered. Each burger is crafted using high-quality local ingredients with inventive and unique twists on the classic burger. vEEF burger patties are used in place of beef and even vCheese so you’re not missing out on anything.
Known for: lotus biscoff shake, buffalo cauliflower,
Address: 67 Fish Ln, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: +61 423 751 883
Trading Hours: Mon-Fri 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-9pm, Sat-Sun 11.30am-9pm
3. Super Combo
For arcade gaming lovers and burger lovers alike, Super combo is a little slice of heaven. The Street Fighter themed burger joint offers up eight premium burgers all based on the game like the Sonic Boom burger with fried chicken, maple candied bacon, pineapple chutney and smoky mushroom sauce or the spinning pile driver stacked with two beef patties, super sauce and sauerkraut.
Known for: soft buns, sonic boom burger
Address: Shop 1B/20 King St, Bowen Hills QLD 4006
Phone: +61 7 3252 7755
Trading Hours: Mon-Thur 11.30am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11.30am-9pm
4. Milky Lane
For a night out with friends, Milky Lane is the perfect place to grab a burger in Brisbane. Take your pick from a delicious variety of chicken and beef burgers like the fried chicken Weezy, triple cheese and onion, chic-Kanye or the Kevin Bacon. It also caters to plant-based lovers with the smoky BBQ vegan burger.
Known for: chicken Weezy burger, popcorn chicken
Address: 76 Skyring Terrace, Newstead QLD 4006
Phone: +61 411 707 243
Trading Hours: Sun-Thur 12pm-9pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-10pm
5. Miss Kay’s
Time for a little indulgence? Miss Kay’s is the place to be, offering up some of the most mouth-watering burgers in Brisbane. Try the O.G burger full of Angus beef patty, lettuce, mustard and MK sauce or the signature MK special with maple bacon, onion rings, American cheese.
Known for: poutine burger, jalapeno poppers
Address: 40 Blackwood St, Mitchelton QLD 4053
Phone: +61 7 3855 2516
Trading Hours: Sun-Thur 11.30am-8pm, Fri-Sat 11.30am-9pm
6. Wing Fix
Not just for wings, Wing Fix also make wickedly good burgers including such beauties as the smokey and buttery maple-glazed southern fried chicken burger or the Angus Double Smash Burger with double the patties and double the cheese. Don’t miss out on grabbing a burger at Wing Fix.
Known for: Nashville chicken burger, maple glazed burger
Address: 133/400 Newmarket Rd, Newmarket QLD 4051
Phone: +61 481 157 366
Trading Hours: Mon-Sun 11.30am-9pm
7. MooFree Burgers
One for the vegetarians, MooFree Burgers are 100 per cent plant-based and topped with the freshest ingredients. The signature patties are homemade and can even be made gluten-free. Healthy and delicious you won’t even miss the meat. Try the Chipotle Chicken burger with caramelised chips.
Known for: chipotle burger, vegan nuggets
Address: 53 Endeavour Blvd, North Lakes QLD 4509
Phone: +61 7 3480 5003
Trading Hours: Mon-Sun 8am-8.30pm
8. Getta Burger
With 16 stores throughout Queensland, Getta Burger must be doing something right. What makes these some of the best burgers Brisbane has to offer is the meat, made with 100 per cent rump without fillers or preservatives. Delicious tender meat with cheese and fresh ingredients are a recipe for a tasty night out.
Known for: Getta mr mustard burger, Getta ‘lot’ burger
Address: 1/24 Brereton St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: +61 7 3846 1118
Trading Hours: Sun-Thur 10.30am-8.30pm, Fri 10am-9pm, Sat 10.30-9pm
9. Ze Pickle
Ze Pickle in Camp Hill is offering up some of the tastiest no-fuss burgers in Brisbane. Not only that you’ll find a selection of delicious bar snacks and a rotating 12 tap selection of craft beer, unique cocktails and wine. Try the pecan wood smoked brisket burger with house-made mac n cheese and fried onion straws.
Known for: brisket burger, kumara fries
Address: 4 Newman Ave, Camp Hill QLD 4152
Phone: +61 7 3854 0492
Trading Hours: Mon-Thur 5pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-9pm, Sun 12pm-8pm
Remy’s lively café offers gourmet burgers that won’t make your wallet too slim. The simplest is almost always best and Remy’s cheeseburger is one of the best burgers in Brisbane. A grass-fed patty with cheddar, onion and pickle sandwiched between a tasty milk bun, what more could you want?
Known for: double cheeseburger, vego cheeseburger
Address: 106 Latrobe Terrace, Paddington QLD 4064
Phone: +61 413 660 191
Trading Hours: Mon-Thur 7am-2pm, 5pm-8pm, Fri-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 8am-7pm
11. Just Poppy’s
The choice alone makes Just Poppy’s a winner with its extensive range of steak burgers, chicken burger’s, lamb and vegan too. That’s not to mention the special burgers with a twist. This place requires repeated visits just to try the selection.
Known for: beer-battered fries, comfort burger
Address: 4/20 Bogong St, Riverhills QLD 4074
Phone: +61 7 3376 6418
Trading Hours: Tue-Wed 11.30am-8pm, Thur-Sat 11.30am-8.30pm, Sun 11.30am-8pm
12. Betty’s Burgers
This Sunshine Coast icon is now serving up some serious burger’s in Brisbane along with their custard ice cream ‘concretes’. Take your pick of Betty’s deluxe, Betty’s classic, Betty’s double and the crispy chicken supreme. Finish it off with one of Betty’s Burger’s delicious custard concrete.
Known for: crispy chicken burger, mushroom patty burger
Address: 123 Albert St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 7 3201 1126
Trading Hours: Sun-Wed 11am-9pm, Thur-Sat 11am-10pm
Get the whole shebang with Fritzenberger, burgers, beer and frites all done right. 100 per cent grass-fed beef from the Byron Bay hinterlands are the stars of every burger, and the side fries are just as delicious. Fritzenberger also brews its own beer in-house full of hops, barley and all the good stuff.
Known for: cheeseburger, salt selection
Address: 52 Petrie Terrace, QLD 4000
Phone: +61 7 3506 3656
Trading Hours: Mon-Tue 11.30am-9pm, Wed-Thur 11.30am-10pm, Fri- Sat 11.30am-11pm, Sun 12pm-8pm
14. Bender’s Bar
Bender’s bar offers wallet-friendly grub with the atmosphere to boot and some of the best burgers in Brisbane. Grab a classic cheeseburger with a house-made patty, cheese, pickles on a milk bun, a crumbed flathead fish burger with lemon and dill or a classic aussie complete with fried egg and beetroot.
Known for: hot wings, classic burger
Address: 56 Boundary St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: +61 7 3844 3453
Trading Hours: Wed-Thur 5pm-10pm, Fri 12pm-3pm, 5pm-10pm, Sat 5pm-11pm
15. Mr Burger
It’s Melbourne’s favourite burger food truck with a permanent spot now in Brisbane. Combine with Trucker chips with bacon cheese and trucker sauce and you’ve got yourself a feast.
Known for: Mr double, Cajun salt chips
Address: 631 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006
Phone: +61 435 534 383
Trading Hours: Wed-Thur 4pm-9.30pm, Fri-Sun 11am-10pm
16. Brooklyn Depot
Brooklyn Depot in South Brisbane is the place to go if you don’t just want any old burger. The Smashed Up burger features two grass-fed beef patties, two southern fried chicken thighs, hickory smoked bacon, and American cheese. If that doesn’t satisfy your cravings then the P.I.G burger is bursting with juicy pulled pork goodness.
Known for: P.I.G burger, sweet potato fries
Address: B8, b9/168 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Phone: +61 7 3844 3040
Trading Hours: Sun-Thur 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
17. Jee’s Burger
There’s a lot to love at Jee’s Burger. The simple menu and expertly executed burgers are exactly what you expect when you’re looking for something to satisfy your burger cravings. Try the classic cheeseburger, beef and bacon, or the cheese and bacon burgers that can all be doubled up.
Known for: Korean fried chicken, classic cheeseburger
Address: 363 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 7 3832 9855
Trading Hours: Mon 10am-9pm, Tue-Thur 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-10pm, Sat-Sun 11am-10pm
18. 5 Boroughs
Inspired by the flavours of New York, 5 Boroughs have been serving up Brisbane’s finest handcrafted burgers and New York-style sandwiches. Try the New York cheeseburger with real Angus beef patties, smoked speck and pickles or the King of Queens southern fried chicken burger with smoked bacon, American cheddar and grilled pineapple.
Known for: King of Queens burger, chilli cheese fries
Address: 155 Baroona Road, Paddington QLD 4064
Phone: +61 7 3876 4653
Trading Hours: Mon-Thur 12pm-8.30pm, Fri-Sat 8.30am-9.30pm, Sun 8.30am-8.30pm
19. Red Hook
This New York-style laneway bar offers up tacos, buffalo wings and some unique burgers like the Shaolin Soul featuring crumbed chicken, miso mayo on a black brioche bun or the signature Brooklyn cheeseburger, a perfect soft bun filled with beef, cheese and special sauce with a pickle garnish.
Known for: Brooklyn cheeseburger, clucky face
Address: 3/88 Creek St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 7 3220 0462
Trading Hours: Mon 11am-5pm, Tue-Thur 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm, Fri 11am-12am, Sat 12pm-10pm
20. Ben’s Burgers
A household name among burger-loving Brisbanites, Ben’s Burgers serves up a simple menu that is guaranteed to please. Check out the classic grass-fed beef patty on crispy toasted bun with cheese or the vegetarian mushroom burger with swiss cheese and aioli.
Known for: classic burger, chilli fries
Address: 5B Winn St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: +61 7 3195 3094
Trading Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm
21. Lucky Egg
If you’re after some late-night fried chicken and burgers, Lucky Egg offers some of the best chicken burgers in Brisbane. The secret is in the chicken, buttermilk fried, tender and crispy these burgers will have you gorging on burgers every night of the week.
Known for: Nashville chicken burger, buffalo crispy
Address: 322 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: +61 7 3015 0557
Trading Hours: Wed 5pm-11pm, Thur 5pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-3am, Sun 12pm-9pm
Brewski Bar is all about craft beer and slabs of meat! The range has winners like the buffalo chicken burger, pulled pork deluxe and the brewski signature.
Known for: brewski cheeseburger, double brewski burger
Address: 22 Caxton St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Phone: +61 7 3369 2198
Trading Hours: Sun-Wed 12pm-9pm, Thur 12-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-12am
23. Gerard’s Bar & Charcuterie
Since 2014 Gerard’s Bar has been serving up delectable Middle Eastern-inspired fare, but its main draw is the delicious Blackmore wagyu burger. Hand flamed behind the bar, marbled to perfection, the beauty is in its simplicity and the quality of the ingredients. Don’t pass the chance to get your hands on this one.
Known for: wagyu burger
Address: 13a/23 James St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Phone: +61 7 3252 2606
Trading Hours: Thur-Fri 4pm-12am, Sat-Sun 12pm-12am
Where you can find the best burgers in the Brisbane CBD?
While there are a number of great spots for burgers in the Brisbane CBD, the top-rated restaurants include Miss Kays, Frtizenburger and Red Hook.
Where's the best burger in Brisbane?
There are so many burger options in Brisbane that it can be daunting to pick just one. For variety alone, Just Poppy’s is a must.
Are there any good vegan burger joints in Brisbane?
The vegan food scene has really started to take off in Brisbane and burger joints are no exception. You’ll find some of the best vegan burgers at MooFree Burgers and Grass-Fed Vegan.