If your answer to the question ‘What’s for dinner?’ is ‘burger’, you are going to love this list. As much as we love eating out and trying new restaurants, we also appreciate a great burger whenever we eat out. So here’s the good news – India has got a lot of great burger joints that are perfect for any occasion and even for quick bites.
Whether you’re looking for a place to grab lunch with friends or simply fancy something different than the usual Indian food options around, read on to know about some of the best burger joints in India.
Dhaba is a newbie on the burger scene but has quickly become a darling. This joint is known for its Tenderloin burger which is what makes it different from all the rest. The restaurant itself is pretty rustic and the ambience is great. While the service is a little slow, what we really loved about the place is their non-veg options as well.
They have a few different burgers and different types of fries to choose from, but the Tenderloin burger is what’s going to get you the most excited. Made of 100% pure beef, this burger is what you expect from a traditional Tenderloin burger. The patty is juicy, flavourful and extremely good. We reckon it’s one of the best burgers you’ll get.
ZAP Citizen serves up burgers that are so good, you’ll fall in love with the city. This New Delhi-based restaurant serves up burgers that are made to order. For the impatient amongst you, the burger joint also offers a range of ‘hot’ options. The burgers at ZAP Citizen are something to write home about.
They are so good, you’ll want to pen a love letter to the city too. The beef patty is served with lettuce, tomato and spicy red chutney. ZAP Citizen’s signature burger is the Puro. This one is all about the pork patty which is served with cabbage and potato salad. ZAP Citizen also has a few non-beef vegetarian burger options to keep everyone happy.
Knock. Your. Socks. Off. Shake Shack is the real deal when it comes to burgers in the US. But, did you know that this popular chain has started making a mark in India as well? And, no, it’s not a copycat version of the original – it’s the original with a few tweaks in taste to suit Indian palates.
Shake Shack has been a huge success in the country, and people are crazy about their double Shack Burger. With two beef patties and two slices of American cheese, this burger is a must-try. Their fries are on-point and are the perfect accompaniment to the burgers. And, yes, you can also get their milkshakes as dessert.
OYO Food Burgerz
This Pune-based joint serves up burgers that are so good, you may just want to stay in Pune after enjoying these burgers! The place is pretty much a hybrid of all the best burger joints in the city. The OYO Food Burgerz is an all-vegetarian joint, and the menu is filled with all vegan burger options.
This makes it perfect for people who are looking for a healthy option and are not really into the typical burger scene. The Gurgaonner should be on your list of things to try here. It’s a patty made of buffalo milk and is shaped like a hollow, swirling spoon. They have other interesting veggie patties too, such as the Tawa pav, which is a mix of spinach, tofu and breadcrumbs.
Momosan’s Burger Shack
This is one of the best burger joints in Chennai, and it is a must-try if you want to enjoy some delicious burgers in the city. While the place is a perfect spot for grabbing a quick bite, you should also try their full meals and sit in one of their awesome outdoor places and enjoy. The first thing that pops up in your mind when you step inside Momosan’s is the loud music and the crazy crowd.
The place is pretty much popular with people who love fusion food and don’t mind tasting a little of everything. The decor and ambience are pretty casual and all about the fun. You can choose from their wide range of burgers, and their signature Jalan serves up a pretty decent burger that you can enjoy for a cheap price. If you are looking for something a little fancier, you can try their sushi, fusion rolls and more.
Smashburger is a popular fast-food burger joint that has been all the rage in the US. And, yes, you can now find this brand in India too. You’re probably wondering how a franchisee of an American burger chain could be on this list, right? Well, they have a signature Smashburger in-house burger that is worth trying.
The Smashburger is made of 100% pure beef and is served with a garlic Mayo sauce. They also have a vegetarian alternative that is made of beetroot patties. If you’re looking for a budget option, you can try their value menu that lets you enjoy a good burger for just Rs. 75.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Five Guys is a fast-food burger joint that is famous for its all-beef burgers and french fries. Their signature sandwich is simply irresistible and is what makes them so popular. The Five Guys is a delicious burger that is worth trying.
Their french fries are great too, and they are not just a side dish but also a good option for their burger. If you don’t like waiting in long queues, you can try their delivery option. The best part is that you can get your order delivered right to your doorstep.
Burger joints in India have truly taken off with amazing quality and variety in the market. From classic American joints to Indian flavours, there is a lot of variety out there. It is really a tough job to choose from these great joints! So, pick your favourite one and enjoy a delicious burger.