From the huge and monstrous burgers packed with toppings; places cooking up simple patties right through to fine dining restaurants with their gourmet take on this American snack, we’ve come up with a Joburg list that has something for everybody.
Drooling yet? You will be by the end of this.
Best burgers in Johannesburg
This wildly popular chain has been keeping people in burger heaven for years with their huge portions, big flavours and affordable pricing. The absolute dream burger for somebody who loves them big and full of toppings. You’ll never leave here hungry.
A New York-inspired diner that serves great shakes and chicken wings but it really is the burger that steal the show. Huge, and totally delicious.
The Big Mouth Grill have a huge focus on sushi and do that brilliantly, but to ignore the burger they serve would be a mistake. Simple, mouthwatering and utterly perfect.
One of the smallest and tightest menus you’ll ever see for a burger restaurant, but everything you need is there. The good things in life are simple and this is perfection.
Craft is a chilled neighbourhood restaurant with great vibes and an extensive menu of exciting options. Skipping the burger would be foolish though, as it really is superb.
Dukes Burgers are all about amazing quality from the very start – they bake the rolls fresh every morning and also have wheat-free buns and skinny burgers (means no bun). Burgers come with melted cheese, sunnyside egg and crumbed tomatoes.
Yes, we’ve snuck a chicken burger in – it’s our list. Sumting Fresh started off as a Jozi food truck and now just does events, so keep an eye out for them at festivals. Or better yet, book them for your own party.