Recently Melbourne went through a massive burger craze; no longer was the burger a meal simply reserved for ‘fast-food’ outlets. The city started seeing gourmet burgers appear, with chefs working hard to master the meat, salad and bun ratio.
Some of these restaurants have faded away, but the best have stayed. So, as lovers of American cuisine, we’ve put together our list of the best burgers in Melbourne.
Inspired by the burger scene in The United States, Royal Stacks serves an amazing burger.
Of course, there's the classic beef burger, but there's also an incredible fried chicken burger. We can't go past their mac & cheese croquette; add one for an extra treat.
Find them at several locations in Melbourne; our fave is their location in the city centre.
Grand Trailer Park combines delicious burgers and caravans. Inside you'll find an Airstream caravan and Winnebago motorhome - both of which you can sit in.
Grand Trailer Parks also offers a much-loved Kinder Surprise milkshake, as well as a decadent ice-cream waffle sandwich.
Donuts and diner is the promise of Juanita Peaches - an intimate space off the main street of Brunswick. As well as offering a great burger, they also serve burritos, sandwiches & fried chicken.
Leonard's House of Love is a '70s-inspired log cabin and bar' that slings delicious burgers.
This is by far one of the cosiest venues in Melbourne, and the perfect setting to devour some dude-food. Their beef burger is on point, but they also have fried chicken and some vegan-friendly options. There's also a pool table if you're feeling competitive.
The team behind Leonard's also runs the super fun pizza joint Leonardo's Pizza Palace in Carlton.
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