Melbourne’s Best Burger Restaurants
Melburnians are spoilt for choice with a selection of moreish foods, with new eateries and ever-evolving trends opening every month. When hunger strikes, though, a burger may be the only thing that will satisfy you.
So we decided to pick up the best and yummiest burgers in Melbourne – from luscious wagyu patties to towering Rueben sliders – and let you munch your way through the city’s best. We’ll meet you at the front of the line.
Best Burger Restaurants in Melbourne
Stop by for a dinner that will not disappoint.
The goal is simple: create exquisite artisan burgers that will have you savoring every mouthful. While the grass-fed Angus, Wagyu, Lilydale chicken, and chorizo pig variations are all delectable, it’s their vegan and vegetarian options that really stand out.
There are five to select from, each with its own personality. L’Burger also offers patties in a variety of colors. Oh, and they’re also Halal-certified.
Address:Shop 1/672 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122
Contact: (03) 9978 8901
Hours: Mon-Thur 12 pm-9 pm, Fri-Sun 12 pm-12 am
For city employees on a lunch budget, this Degraves Street eatery is a necessity. For only $15.90, you may have a Wagyu beef, chicken schnitty, or gourmet veggie burger, as well as a soft drink, water, or coffee. Alternatively, emu, crocodile, and kangaroo burgers are available. Whatever you select, serve it with a thick, creamy shake and sweet potato fries to complete the experience.
Address:12 Degraves St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: (03) 9671 4069
Hours: Sun-Mon 11:30 am-8 pm
Burgers may be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and supper, according to MOFO. The egg, bacon, cheddar, hash brown, and tomato relish on their breakfast burger are all included. A zucchini, corn, chickpea, and quinoa burger with all the toppings is suitable for vegans. Order a pulled pork, crackling, mac and cheese burger with spicy ranch dressing for the courageous.
Address: 100 Leicester St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia
Contact: 03 8370 9063
Hours: Sun Closed, Mon-Thur 11 am-10 pm, 11 am-12 am
Merrywell Burger Bar
Merrywell Burger Bar serves a variety of typical American-style burgers as well as some creative concoctions. All of our beef patties are crafted from 100% grass-fed cattle and meticulously cooked by Peter Bouchier butchers to ensure a delicious burger. The bottom level has all the ambiance of an American diner, with numerous options for dining – in the neighboring tiny bar, on the courtyard, or in a secluded corner.
At this premium burger eatery in Southbank, casual meets quality. Only 100% grass-fed beef patties from famous Melbourne butcher Peter Bouchier are served. The traditional beef burger with American cheddar, thousand island dressing, and mustard aioli is a must-try. Crispy fried chicken burgs with spicy mango and habanero sauce are also available.
Address:Riverside at Crown (Near Clarendon St, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia
Contact: 03 9292 5777
Hours: Sun-Thur 12-9 pm, Fri-Sat 12-10 pm
The B.EAST burger menu is a mouthful of Americana. There are several fantastic alternatives for vegans and vegetarians. A sweet potato and lentil burger is included in the Classic Veg. The Bam Bam Buffalo has Southern-style fried vegan chicken, while the Beast of Burden features a plant patty and a slew of delectable extras, including ‘onion detritus.’
Address: 231 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Contact: 0410 428 075
Hours: Sun-Thur 12-9 pm, Fri-Sat 12-11 pm
Leonard’s House of Love
Leonard’s employees probably had no idea how soon their burger would become a cult favorite.
The log-cabin-inspired establishment has no formal dining room, no table service, and no reservations. Hungry customers carry their burger boxes and plastic baskets to one of the many seats placed throughout the establishment — or, if no one is playing pool, to the pool table.
Choose from a variety of burgers, including vegetarian and vegan alternatives, and get ready to get right in.
Address:3 Wilson St, South Yarra VIC 3141
Contact: 0428 066 778
Hours: Mon-Thur 5 pm-1 am, Fri-Sat 12 pm- 3 am, Sun 12 pm-1 am
Indulgent diner-style brioche burgers have arrived in Melbourne’s CBD, thanks to the Noosa favorite. Betty’s Classic, based on a straightforward American-style cheeseburger but far from boring, is the restaurant’s claim to fame. Burger fans all around the country have fallen in love with this simple and classic take on fast cuisine.
Address: 129-131 Chapel St, Windsor VIC 3181
Contact: (03) 9510 3579
Hours: Sun-Thur 11 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm
Easey’s has been on several top burger lists. In fact, it’s one of the few featured below that has an Instagram verified tick. Now you know they’re the real deal.
Three graffiti artists/friends/burger enthusiasts with a goal for perfection came up with the concept.
Their concept put them in three railway carriages atop a Collingwood office building. The trains have been decorated with graffiti and packed with chairs and tables, staying faithful to the original design. You can now visit for one of the city’s greatest burgers, replete with panoramic views of the location that inspired it.
Address: 3/48 Easey St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
Contact: 03 9417 2250
Hours: Sun-Thur 11 am-10 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-11 pm
If burgers and video games are your thing, this Footscray outpost will quickly become your new favorite hangout. All of the burgers are named after the team’s favorite video games, and you can even play them while you wait for your order on gaming consoles and old arcade machines. With a chickpea, maize, and quinoa patty topped with beetroot relish and grilled haloumi, the Zelda burger is a fantastic meat-free recipe. The Double Dragon, with double beef, double cheese, double bacon, pickles, and mustard, is a more artery-clogging option.
Address: 8 Droop St, Footscray VIC 3011
Contact: (03) 9117 5203
Hours: Sun-Thur 11 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm
Grill’d, a burger favorite, is all about diversity. There’s a lot to like about this burger slinger, from delicious classics to healthful choices. Grill’d has linked up with mushroom-based meat business Fable, and famous chef Heston Blumenthal has designed the limited edition ‘Heston Fable Burger’ exclusively for Grill’d, so if you’re ready to try something new, now is the time.
The ‘Heston Fable Burger’ is presented to the table under a smoke-filled cloche with silver service accents, as is Heston’s characteristic gourmet flare. The limited-edition burger comes with Grill’d renowned chips with a dash of white miso mayo, as well as your choice of premium wine pairing (Montalto Pennon Hill Pinot Noir or Wines or Merritt Chenin Blanc), local beer, or non-alcoholic beverage for $35 per person.
Address:Melbourne Central, Level 3 Cnr Latrobe St &, Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: (03) 9650 0085
Hours: Sun & Thu 11 am – 9:30 pm, Mon-Wed 11 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm