A burger is not just “a burger.” At least that’s never the case at these seven Calgary restaurants who are serving up some creative, outrageous, epic, and even downright crazy burger creations.
So, basically this is a sushi burger. Yep, a sushi burger! Regrub’s Tokyo Bun is made with a sushi-grade tuna patty, teriyaki, wasabi, aioli, pickled ginger, nori chips, fresh avocado pate, and a bun made of sushi rice.
Address: 625 11th Avenue SW
You’d better come hungry, and with your doctor on speed dial. This one’s got four all beef patties, four slices of bacon, a butterflied 100% all beef wiener, two slices of cheddar, a fried egg, boogies signature red sauce, lettuce, tomato and onion, all topped off with a mini corn dog. Because, why not?
Address: A-908 Edmonton Trail NE
Get ready for a serious twist on the burger at Anju. Calgary’s favourite spot for Korean-style small bites (and big bites, too) have “The Manimal” on the menu: kimchi-cured wagyu brisket, kimchi, mushrooms, cheese curds, and the option to add a fried egg (you know you want to).
Address: 344 – 17 Avenue SW
Someone has to keep the dream of a Ramen Burger in YYC alive. You’ll find one on the menu at Paper Street. It’s got a 6oz brisket patty, aged cheddar, kewpie mayo, sunny egg, butter soy mushrooms, and kimchi slaw, all on a ramen noodle bun. Bonus: Keep an eye for their Friday burger special. It’s usually on the insane side.
Address: #102 – 630 8 Avenue SW
Nightmare? Oh, no. This is the burger of meat lovers’ dreams. Lot 102 is bringing together an Angus patty, pastrami, Russian dressing, Swiss cheese, and pickles for their Reuben Nightmare.
Address: 102 10 Street NW
Address: 8835 Macleod Trail SW
Naina’s Kitchen is known for their mind-blowing stuffed burgers, and with choices like a mac and cheese stuffed burger, or one full of poutine, the Eggs Benny is definitely something you don’t see every day. This burger is stuffed with poached eggs, ham and hollandaise, and decked out in lettuce, mayo, and a lemon marmalade.
Address: 121 17 Avenue SE
This little piggy went right on your burger…in so, so, so many ways. The Duke is an 8oz patty topped with mushrooms, Canadian bacon, pulled pork, double smoked bacon, and cheddar. Oink!
Address: 1312 12 Avenue SW