No matter how messy eating a burger can get, a flavourful patty sandwiched between the fluffiest of buns with the creamiest of sauces, some crispy fries and a soda to go on the side can melt any soul. If this has sufficiently whetted your appetite, then here’s a list of burger places you should visit to put your burger cravings to rest.
1. The Only Place: Musuem Road, Bangalore
With its steaks, apple pie, and sandwiches, this retro eatery from the 1960s introduced American cuisine to Bangalore and left us hankering for more. They are well-known for their gigantic whopper burgers; choose from beef, chicken, and lamb, or simply order the classic American Beef Burger. In season, their strawberry pie is not to be missed.
The Only Place: Museum Rd, near Post Office, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar
2. Truffles: Sanjaynagar, St Marks Road, Koramangala, Indiranagar, HRBR Layout
With its numerous fast-food options, Truffles is a second home to the college-going crowd and is known for its slamming burgers. While the Truffles Rooster has long been a favourite, you might also try some of their Indian inclusions, like the Tandoori or Butter Chicken Burger. Choose from Regular and XL burgers, based on your appetite.
Truffles: Apex Building 93/A Ground Floor, A Wing, 4th B Cross Rd, 5th Block, Koramangala
3. Burger Man: Indiranagar, Ulsoor, Sahakarnagar, Ramamurthi Nagar, Yelahanka
Featuring fluffy wheat flour buns and freshly made gourmet chicken patties with creamy, in-house sauces, this brand boasts healthier options. Additionally, they have a section solely for vegan burgers, from which the Teriyaki Jackfruit Burger is a must-try.
Burger Man: Sahakara Nagar Main Rd, G Block, Park View Layout, Byatarayanapura
4. Louis Burger, UB City, Indiranagar
This artisanal burger brand by Zorawar Kalra is a hot favourite in town. The usage of fermented hot sauce, truffle mayo, and exotic cheese varieties in their burgers is what tickles the taste buds. They have a range of vegg and vegan options and also gourmet, limited-edition burgers, like the Louis Grand Royale priced at INR 888 and topped with gold leaf. Try their fried chicken wings for an additional flavour bomb.
Louis Burger:1st Main Rd, Stage 2, Indiranagar, Bengaluru
5. Burger Seigneur, Indiranagar, Musuem Road - Church Street, Whitefield
This upscale burger joint is well known for its meaty burgers and hand-crafted buns. It has a European menu, with the Paris Delice, Dynamite Lamb Burger, and Jack the Ripper being the top options for meat eaters. Vegetarians can choose the portobello-based Lucien Burger with a French Cocktail sauce adding to the zing.
Burger Seigneur: 1 Sobha, Ground Floor, Church St
6. Plan B: Armane Nagar, Brigade Road, Indiranagar, Banashankari, Koramangala, HSR, Domlur
If you have a hankering for a burger, Plan B should ideally be your Plan A! Their menu features everything from a basic Potato and Corn Burger to the classic Sloppy Joe and even locally-inspired Pandi Burger. However, if you're up for something intense, get their El Diablo, packed with a fiery punch from the coleslaw.
Plan B: 100 Feet Rd, HAL 2nd Stage, Indiranagar
7. Biggies Burger: Church Street, HSR, Frazer Town, Kodigehalli, Kalyan Nagar
Biggies Burger is the place to order from if you have a burger craving but don't want to break the bank. Try the Big Aloo Tikki Burger which suits an Indian palate, the Chicken Afghani Burger for something new, and the original Chicken Burger if you want to play it safe.
Biggies Burger: 65 Gold plaza building, Coles road, Cleveland Rd, Pulikeshi Nagar, Bengaluru
8. Maverick & Farmer Coffee (Square Burger & Co): Ulsoor
Maverick & Farmer is the only cafe in town serving eye-catching square burgers. They currently have 5 burger options on their menu, with the mushroom packed Vegan Burger making for an interesting pick. Pair their edgy burgers with one of their artisanal brews.
The Coffee Cherry Soda would be our pick!
Maverick & Farmer Coffee: Gate #3, Gangadhar Chetty Rd, Halasuru, Sivanchetti Gardens
9. Hard Rock Café: Ashok Nagar
The Hard Rock Cafe is the place to go if you want to listen to classic rock while enjoying a big fat burger and drink. Try the Original Legendary Burger that started the burger rage with its signature steak sauce or get the Swiss Mushroom Burger for a lighter option.
Hard Rock Cafe: 40, St Mark's Rd, Shanthala Nagar, Ashok Nagar
10. Burger Meister: Mathikere Extension, HSR, Koramangala
Burger Meister is all about cushiony buns, homemade sauces, and freshly prepared patties. Check out their dedicated menu for XL-sized burgers including the classic Sloppy Joe Burger and American Cheese Burger.
If you’re game for something meaty, try their Pork Explosion Burger.
Burger Meister: 404, Someshwara Temple Rd, 7th Block, Koramangala