The 7 Best Burgers In Cartagena

Looking for some of the best burgers in Cartagena? We’ve got you covered.

Cartagena might be located along Colombia’s Caribbean coast, but the city produces more than just outstanding seafood. Their burgers are some of the best in all of Colombia.

This historic city is filled with a lot of up-and-coming chefs who are dedicated to ensuring that Colombia’s gastro culture continues to thrive. Here’s where you can find seven of the best burgers in Cartagena.

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1. Distrito Burger Bar

Colombia has a contest called Burger Master, and some of the hottest restaurants come out each year to compete for Best Burger. The 2019 winner in Cartagena? Distrito Burger Bar.

They do gourmet burgers and artisanal beers really well, and they offer up their burgers at such a fair price that it’s hard not to keep going back for more.

Try their award-winning burger which consists of 150 grams of premium beef, melted Gouda cheese mixed with salted mushroom, roasted peppers, crispy onions, bacon, and a sweet mayonnaise salsa. All of that will cost you less than $6 USD.

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2. Atrium

Despite being a fast-food chain in Cartagena, Atrium earned second place in the 2019 Burger Master competition.

Try their Optimum burger. It’s got a tasty brioche bun that they bake fresh daily. The premium aged Angus beef mixed with delicious Colby Jack cheese tops it all off perfectly.

Their special sauce is also pretty delish, even if it’s hard to figure out just quite what’s in it.

Where to Find the Best Burgers in Cartagena

3. Bonche Gastrobar

Bonche is a high-quality gastro bar that truly lives up to its name. While their burgers are top-notch, the other gourmet dishes on their menu are equally as outstanding.

La Bonche Jr. is their most famous burger, and it comes with certified Angus beef wrapped in 70 grams of crunchy bacon. As if that wasn’t enough, they fill the burger with mozzarella cheese.

Bonche is one of the best bars in Cartagena, which means it’s a great place to go if you’re looking for a restaurant in Cartagena that serves great food and quality drinks.

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4. Burger Bistro

Travellers consistently rank Burger Bistro high on the list of the best burgers in Cartagena. This is, in part, due to their impressive size.

The burgers here are thick, and they cut the fries just as thick and top them with a special seasoning that adds a unique flavour you won’t find at other burger shops in Cartagena.

Try the Bacon Blue and order the cheese and bacon covered fries to go along with it.

5. Vacamoo Gourmet Burger

If you find yourself in the trendy neighbourhood of Getsemani then you’ll need to pay a visit to Vacamoo Gourmet Burger.

The chef at Vacamoo prides himself in offering up 100% unique burger recipes that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. He’s so confident about the taste of his burgers that they don’t offer sauces.

Their pepperoni hamburger comes filled with Gouda cheese and topped with caramelised apples. Those are the kind of unique tastes you can expect at this burger joint.

6. La Tumbamuertos Burger Bar

While Tumbamuertos serves outstanding burgers, it’s their rustic potato fries that truly blow everybody away.

Their most famous burger comes with smoked bacon, grilled tomatoes, melted mozzarella, and a smothering of sauces that are sure to delight your tastebuds. 

The artisanal bread they use is the icing on top of the cake. It lends a unique flavour you’re not going to find elsewhere in Cartagena.

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7. The Clock Pub

Great vibes, good music, and even better burgers. That’s what you can expect to find at The Clock Pub.

Not only do they serve some of the best burgers in Cartagena, but they offer up one of the best dining atmospheres in Cartagena for travellers.

Go for the burgers, stay for the fries, and then spend the afternoon drinking local beer and playing table football with locals.

Elizabeth Thorn

Elizabeth has lived and worked in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia, all of which have contributed to her passion for travel writing. When she's not writing, you can find her exploring little hideouts in Colombia or watching photography tutorials on YouTube.

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