The 7 Best Albuquerque Burgers

The 7 Best Burgers in Albuquerque

Albuquerque has a unique burger scene and one where they sprinkle in their city’s heritage. In fact, Albuquerque burgers are probably some of the tastiest there are.

You can easily get your classic American burger at lots of these restaurants. Challenge your taste buds and try a burger that has some New Mexico flare to it (i.e. spicy).

Either way, there will always be a burger for you and these are the seven best places to get it.

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1. Rustic on the Green

Rustic on the Green is one of the top places to grab a burger in Albuquerque. Their burgers are known to be very well-cooked and also very messy. The end result though is a heavenly bite in burger heaven.

Get their popular Green Chile Cheeseburger.

Albuquerque burgers

2. The Grill on San Mateo

This family-run burger joint treats all of their customers like family. On top of their beef burgers, they also have chicken and vegetarian burgers – something for everyone.

Get their papa burger (we told you it was a family-run place) and also get a side of their homemade salsa.

The Grill on San Mateo Hamburger
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3. Nob Hill Bar & Grill

Nob Hill Bar & Grill serves up classic American cuisine but honouring their roots and fusing a Southwest influence into their food.

A visit here would not be complete without having a burger that feels so wrong yet tastes so good: the Dirty Burger. The key ingredients in this behemoth of a burger include the chilies topped with the fried egg and splattered with beer-infused mayonnaise.

Nob Hill Bar & Grill Hamburger in Albuquerque

4. Grassburger

You guessed right if you thought the burgers here are made with 100% grass-fed beef. With the high-quality beef patties, Grassburger focuses on serving a high-quality experience too.

Come here for one of the best Bacon Cheddar Burgers you’ll ever have. The star ingredient of this burger may just be the chipotle mayo, which adds a nice spicy finish to an already delicious burger.


5. Brixens

Brixens features a wide variety of food but none are better than their burgers. The burgers here are hefty in size and will definitely leave you with a full stomach.

Come here for their 66 Crunch Burger, a cheeseburger that includes thinly-sliced deep fried potatoes, giving your burger that added crunch dimension.

Brixens Hamburger

6. Holy Cow Burgers

Holy Cow Burgers is one of Albuquerque’s best places to grab a specialty burger. It might be hard to not find something to your liking but if you don’t, you can also create your own burger as well.

Two burgers that people can’t stop ordering here are the Fried Avocado Burger and the Jalapeno Burger.

Holy Cow Burgers in Albuquerque

7. 5 Star Burgers

5 Star Burgers is an American burger chain featuring some tasty gourmet burgers. On top of their regular menu, they feature a different specialty burger of the month here as well.

For your 5 Star gourmet burger, get their Breakfast of Champions, a burger that includes hollandaise sauce and bacon and topped with a sunny side up egg.

5 Star Burgers

James Wan

Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, James has always had an inquisitive nature and traveling is now his biggest passion. His biggest thrills are visiting places he's never been to and exploring different cultures. James counts Athens, Tokyo, and Rome as the top three places he's visited.

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