Wrap your hands around some of the best burgers in Perth
Perth’s burger scene is absolutely killing it, and we’re totally here for it.
If there is one thing we could rave on and on about forever, it’s an absolutely epic burger spot. Seriously, what is better than soft brioche buns filled with crispy bacon, smashed beef patties, fried chicken and gooey cheesy goodness. Some places are even taking it up a notch with wild creations we could only dream up.
Knock these banging joints off your burger bucket list with our fave spots in Perth, coming in no particular order.
If you haven’t made your way to RoyAl’s Chicken & Burgers, can I suggest you get there ASAP.
Slinging out all the goodness of juicy American style burgs and fried chicken, this joint is absolutely nailing it on all sides. Wrap your hands around one of their next level burgers to really dial it up a notch, featuring mac n cheese, pulled pork, triple beef and much more.
Bad Love Burger Co
I’m sure you’ve heard the hype surrounding Bad Love Burger Co, and we can confirm it’s well deserved.
From the legends behind Smashburger BBQ pop-up, they’ve got the iconic smashed patty down pat- plus an absolutely drool-worthy fried chicken burger. And have you seen their dirty hot tots? Ranch, parmesan, buffalo sauce and sriracha covered potato goodness. We can’t get enough.
When you’re after a hump day burger fix, Compton Burgers will have you covered with their $10 burger Wednesdays.
This place is seriously top-notch and they don’t stinge on the serving size, so come in on an empty stomach. The Marilyn Bunroe is our pick of the bunch, with two crispy chicken tenders, American cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickles and chipotle mayo- oh so good!
Up there with some of the best darn smash burgers we’ve ever tried, Two Stacks has well and truly earned its place in the Perth burger hall of fame.
No trip to Freo is complete without a stop here. The menu keeps it super simple, but every option is 10/10. We can’t recommend enough, especially the Out-N-In. Heaven!
A cheeky little stop on your lunch break to grab a burger and beer on tap? What more could you want.
Greenhorns staff are uber-cool and the burgers are no-nonsense, ridiculously good. Settle in for one of the best buttermilk fried burgers you’ll eat, or spice it up with the Perth Scorcher and buffalo poppers on the side.
A hidden gem in Heathridge, Ryan John is secretly cooking up some of the best burgers in town from their unassuming little cafe.
No fancy tricks needed, the burgers here are just simply delicious. Must-tries include the Double Luke, Aussie Burger, Bacon Deluxe and Ragin’ Cajun. They also do a special every Friday night, but you’ll have to get down early to score it. Seriously, this place is a rare and tasty find.
Another pop-up turned permanent success, Short Order is killing it with their super soft buns and hand made beef patties.
It’s the perfect lunch stop location for a little burger pick me up, with the Nashville hot chicken or BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger being our favourite go-to. Expect a wait, but it’s worth it.
Any Perth burger hunter will be well aware of Hoodburgers rep as the best in town.
Raved about for its insane cheeseburgers, its succulent flavours and huge chip servings that have kept loyal customers coming back again and again. It’s also the perfect hangover cure, so pop in on a Sunday to revive yourself.
3230 Smoke & Grill
O-M-G good burgers in insane stacks, 3230 Smoke & Grill is slowly becoming a new favourite.
Their smoked meats are melt in your mouth good, and stacking them up is highly encouraged by staff. We love a good spicy fix, and their Flamin’ smashed beef patty, Spiced Bird and Hot Chick have our heart.
Pull-on your loosest pants and head to Charlies BBQ for a huge burger fix that will quite possibly put you in a food coma.
They’re always coming up with insane and creative new monthly specials, previously whipping up a pizza/burger hybrid with pepperoni and double smash beef pattie and fried chicken with a maple habanero butter bath and crispy bacon on a bed of mac n’ cheese.
Big Rigz Burger Co
As the name suggests, Big Rigz Burger Co is serving up some giantly good burgs in Freo.
You won’t even know where to start with a jam-packed menu suitable for everyone from juicy beef and buttermilk fried chicken to vegan and vego options. Their loaded fries are also super good if you want to pack on the calories- we’d always go the chilli fries on the side for an extra hit.
We will never not include Burger Freak in our top favourite burger places of all time.
They are cooking up some absolutely wild creations that will require a commitment to finish, but so so worth it. They’ve perfected the gooey cheese ratio and crispy bacon technique, and they also serve up killer Monsta Shakes you’ll struggle to get through after a meal. We really can’t hype it up enough.
Meet & Bun
We, along with many other Perth burger lovers, absolutely heart Meet & Bun.
You’ll love every bite of their handcrafted burgers, with so much juicy goodness you’ll for sure need a handful of napkins. Our top picks are the Dark Knight, Chilli Chilli Bang Bang and Danny’s Southern Fried Chicken. You’d also be rude not to grab their cheesy fries on the side.
The Generous Squire
If you really want to up the greasy pub burger factor, then chill out at Generous Squire with a pint in hand and some banging burger deals.
Monday to Thursday you can feast on their snack pack for just $19 with a signature smashed patty cheeseburger, chicken tenders, a side of mash and gravy plus a gooey pot of melted cheese to dip everything in for an extra $5. Their Brewers Bun Crispy Business special burger is also to die for- you’ll be rolling out of here after lunch.
A must-stop if you’re ever wandering through Freo markets, and now settling into their new North Perth location, Eggspot has made a real name for itself.
Aside from their totally grammable looks, the soft brioche buns, scrambled egg and crispy fillings won’t disappoint.
If not for epic burgers, for the coastal beach vibes and views.
Peach Pit is the ultimate Scarbs hangout, sitting pretty beachfront in a laidback lush pub setting. The American style burgers are a perfect Sunday arvo treat, washed down with a refreshing cocktail or Summer Spritz. Keep an eye out for their burgers of the month, there’s sure to be some goodies coming up.
We’ve already established that burgers + beer is the ultimate workday fix up, so Hello Harry is an obvious choice when looking for a chilled hang spot in Subi.
Their burger options are varied, and you’ll be keen to wrap your hands around them again and again after one bite. It’s fresh and simple, and just the right spot to satisfy those lunchtime cravings.
A unique take-out joint in Guildford that will certainly have your dinner plans sorted, Alfred’s Kitchen don’t do anything glamorous- they just do really good homemade burgers.
There’s always a steady crowd gathering to get their fix, and if you have time you can take a seat in the old train eating area for a cosy little dine-in like no other.
Finishing up with a crowd-pleaser, Varsity may be a mainstream choice- but we just can’t go past it.
The sports bar vibes are unmatched, you can chow down on your fave burger while catching the latest game with beer on tap and plenty of boozy cocktails. The burgers are totally downright tasty, and it’s really just the ideal spot to spend a weekend lunch yelling at the screen with mates.
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