Best Burgers in Gold Coast

The 7 Best Burgers On The Gold Coast

Eager to dig into the best burgers on the Gold Coast? We hear ya. In recent years, it’s built itself as a culinary powerhouse, with enough flavour and creativity to compete with much bigger regions in Oz.

From popular Surfers Paradise burgers to beach shacks along the Gold Coast, consider this your DIY burger guide to the entire region. The perfect excuse to plan a little foodie road trip…

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1. Long Boards Laidback Eatery & Bar – Surfers Paradise

Home to the famous PHAT bastard burger challenge and positioned in the heart of Surfers Paradise under the iconic Q1 building. They place huge emphasis on the choice of craft beers they have to go along with the burgers. A world class operation.

Long Boards Laidback Eatery & Bar

2. Burgster – Palm Beach

When only the sweet release of biting into a juicy burger can save you, this is the place to come. Soft brioche buns sandwich grass-fed Angus beef, with heaps of toppings to choose from. The buttermilk chicken or deep fried bug tails burger are both must-trys.

In a rush? Just swing by the takeaway window for all your Burgster cravings.

burgers Gold Coast

3. Brooklyn Depot – Surfers Paradise 

They are inspired by Old Brooklyn in terms of their design and the food items. Brooklyn Depot does brilliant hot dogs and ribs but it would be foolish to look beyond their burgers. The toppings are first class – washed down with one of their thick milkshakes you’ll be in absolute heaven.

Brooklyn Depot Hamburger

4. Easy Street Diner – Mermaid Beach 

Serving up some of the Gold Coast’s best burgers, Easy Street Diner is an American style restaurant located in Mermaid Beach. Get reay to indulge yourself with good old American classics like buffalo wings and cheesy fries or perhaps try one of the signature Po’Burgers with loads of unique flavour.

They also have some insanely good burgers on the specials board on a regular basis.

Easy Street Diner Hamburger in Gold Coast

5. Ze Pickle – Burleigh Heads

The eccentric names like the Pablo Escoburger and the Ya Mum reveal the kind of craziness you can expect from their burgers. Try the Triple Loco for a heart attack and a great story.

Or you know what? Order it all. Please, don’t make us choose.

Ze Pickle Burger

6. Eddie’s Grub House – Coolangatta

Eddie’s Grub House is famous for their signature burger, which features 120gram char grilled beef patty, bacon mushrooms, capsicum and onion, double cheese and fries. It’s the sort of food that is made to set you up for a big night out, or even as a hangover cure. Ticks absolutely every box.

Eddie’s Grub House Burger

7. The Loose Moose – Broadbeach

The Loose Moose has it all – good vibes, pink ‘n’ juicy beef patties and freshly bake milk buns.

Don’t miss out on the Big Blue: stacked with Byron Beef, onion, tomato, sautéed mushrooms, and a big dollop of gorgonzola and smoked jalapeno mayo. Oh, and wash it down with one of their 160 whiskies.

The Loose Moose Hamburger in Gold Coast

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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