The inspiration for the hamburger did indeed come from the German city of Hamburg but it wasn’t until later in the 19th century when meat from German Hamburg cows was first turned into what we now know as American hamburgers.
While visiting Germany’s second-largest city it would be a shame not to try out one of the many great Hamburg burger joints that have popped up over the years. We’ve done all the hard work for you, so all you have to do is work your way through this utterly delicious list…
Best Hamburg Burgers
The sort of place you’ll want to bring a huge appetite to. Their burgers are absolutely massive and packed full of delicious toppings. Popular with tourists and locals alike.
With restaurants in both Hamburg and Dresden, they serve up the perfect sized burgers that are juicy and full of flavour. Wash them down with some good German beer and this is all you need in life.
You’ll find the perfect sized burger here, where they rely on the world class toppings and quality of their beef to do all the talking. They don’t go over the top on fillings; they know that the burgers themselves are already close to absolute perfection.
The Burger Lab does New York style burgers in the heart of Hamburg, with two locations in the city. Their burgers have toppings that are imaginative, exciting and seriously tasty. The staff make the place what it is though, with world class service.
You’ll find Brooklyn Burger Bar in the Old Town serving up not only superb burgers and fries but also seriously tasty cocktails, which are the perfect way to wash down that delicious Hamburg burger.
Their burger meat is freshly ground daily from German beef, making the flavour of the burger irresistible. Throw in their great selection of American and Belgian beers and this really is one of the best Hamburg burger experiences.
Not only do they serve some of the best burgers in the city (try the double beef burger if you are able for a real feast), they also do wonderful milkshakes. You’re in for a serious treat here.
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