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Where's the Best Burger Joint in Melbourne?

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by Vanessa (subscribe)
WeekendNotes Chief Editor / Chief Writer / PR & Communications.
Published July 24th 2011
It is probably the novelty of the business name, but my immediate answer to this question is Lord of the Fries, which can be found on Elizabeth Street, Flinders Street, Melbourne Central and Melbourne Central. Lord of the Fries is a burger joint franchise with a crazy sauce obsession, however their burgers, while tasty and healthy (to an extent), are meatless - the patty is textured soy protein. So, depending on who you are speaking to, that is either a good thing or a bad thing.

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We have also had a few WeekendNotes writers give us the word on Grill'd, another 'healthy' burger franchise - you can read Tim Falk's review here and Christine Caruana's review here.

But what if you want a burger without the health benefits, would that entail a visit to Danny's Burgers in Fitzroy North - an establishment noted by The Age as serving "a good honest burger," or perhaps Andrew's Hamburgers in Albert Park, which is often proclaimed as Melbourne's best (well, that's the word on the street) - maybe even Burger Edge could be our top Melbourne burger?

I am a bit hesitant to call any of these places Melbourne's best - but they are certainly contenders. If you have a favourite burger joint/franchise/grill in or around Melbourne, please let us know about it by leaving a comment below and let us know your top menu items as well.

We look forward to your suggestions.
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Danny's Burgers in North Fitzroy is an institution and does amazing burgers.
By elain54 - reader
Wednesday, 27th of July @ 12:49 am
The Burger Lounge
Main Road,
Eltham
By ggvsm - reader
Friday, 29th of July @ 07:04 am
I would agree with the ones you have listed. I like grilled. Andrews in South Melbourne make burgers the old fashioned way and are lovely.
By Jody Kimber - senior reviewer
Tuesday, 26th of July @ 05:35 am
The Burger Lounge Eltham
By Sandra - reader
Thursday, 4th of August @ 05:54 am
Andrew's @ Albert Park
By ckerr - reader
Tuesday, 26th of July @ 11:31 pm
By Anonymous
Wednesday, 10th of August @ 04:32 am
Without a doubt, Andrew's Hamburgers in Albert Park.
By Karly Gniel - senior reviewer
Wednesday, 27th of July @ 03:51 am
Andrews in Albert Park
By lulab0 - reader
Friday, 5th of August @ 04:25 am
Andrews Burgers in Albert Park
By Anonymous
Friday, 5th of August @ 04:36 am
urban burger
By linda183 - reader
Monday, 18th of June @ 01:31 am
Definitely Lord of the Fries like a real meat burger but its not but tastes the same and great.
By Leanne Sampson-Bowden - senior reviewer
Tuesday, 19th of June @ 07:37 pm
I've been to Danny's and this Although up there with the best, is in my opinion only second. I think the best burger in melbourne is at rock pool bar and grill @ crown. The wagyu burger is unbeatable and after eating it, it is very hard to go back to the same old boring burger joint.
By spott - reader
Wednesday, 28th of November @ 10:09 pm
Buxton Burger in Buxton
By maggi - reader
Tuesday, 18th of February @ 03:31 am

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