Where to find the best burgers in Vancouver

Sep 18 2019, 4:32 pm

Nothing hits the spot like a juicy, perfectly-topped, fresh-off-the-grill burger, so it’s a good thing Vancouver’s selection of this classic comfort food is absolutely out of this world.

From high-end beef patties at Hawksworth to the glorious $2.89 Wakwak Burger from our favourite Granville Street food truck, whether it’s breakfast, classic cheese, or covered in¬†bacon, Vancouver has¬†every kind of¬†burger you could¬†dream of.

Here are some of the best burgers you need to try in Vancouver.

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Save On Meats


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This Gastown spots offers a great selection of burgers, but the classic SOM Burger is tops. It features SOM sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion, and you can add cheese, bacon, mushrooms, eggs, and even an extra patty for an additional cost.

Address: 43 W Hastings Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-569-3568


Monarch Burger


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Recently this Vancouver favourite¬†left The American, but, you can still get the goods via Uber Eats and Door Dash. We’ll definitely be ordering the 45-day aged fresh-ground beef patty topped with special sauce, lettuce, tomato, and pickles sandwiched between a bun lightly-browned with butter.

Address: Order via food delivery apps

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Hundy operates as an after-hours burger bar in Their There from Thursday to Sunday evenings. Aside from awesome vibes and atmosphere, Hundy serves up a burger we could eat again and again. Beef, pickles, cheese, and Hundy sauce ‚Äď what more do you need?

Address: 2042 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-736-8828


Per Se Social Corner

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The local Yaletown haunt may be best known for its Italian and Spanish-inspired eats, but it also happens to serve up a killer burger. Made with an 8oz blue goose organic beef patty, fresh challah bun, melted fontina cheese, truffle aioli, and Sirah caramelized onions, you can get this offering for lunch or dinner.

Address: 891 Homer Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-6111

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Trans Am


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Trans Am has a no cell phone policy, and it also offers one of the best burgers around. The 13-seat spot’s burger boasts a juicy beef patty, bacon, cheese, and the fixings you could dream of.

Address: 1879 Powell Street, Vancouver
Phone: 778-888-6809

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West Restaurant

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West Burger (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

Contemporary regional restaurant West offers a delicious burger in South Granville. The West Burger features a¬†house-baked pretzel bun, West pickle, farmhouse aged cheddar, bacon,¬†caramelized onion, and comes with West Fries. This offering is available during West’s lunch and weekend brunch service.

Address: 2881 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-738-8938

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Alibi Room

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Sit at Alibi Room for an hour and you’ll probably see a few of this beer mecca’s¬†signature burgers pass by your table, after which you’ll be left wanting to order one for yourself. A mixture of all-natural beef burger with lettuce, tomato, smoked onions, and mayo, this dish comes complete with a side of pickles, fries, and slaw for $16.

Address: 157 Alexander Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-623-3383

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Moderne Burger/Burgerette


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This old school burger joint is a favourite for folks across Vancouver. The Classic Burger is always made fresh-to-order, which means the buns, veg, and beef are all perfect and ready to be devoured as soon as they land in your burger-loving hands.

Address: 865 West Broadway, Vancouver

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Downlow Burgers


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This pop-up began moonlighting at the uber-popular Downlow Chicken Shack on Commercial Drive but now, you can Downlow Burger’s eats daily at The American. The Merch AKA the Backyard burger is made with beef from Two Rivers Meats and buns from local bakery Livia Sweets and if a classic must-try.

Address: 926 Main Street, Vancouver


Upstairs at Campagnolo


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Head through the side door and up the stairs of Main Street‚Äôs Campagnolo and you‚Äôll be in the perfect position to devour The Dirty Burger. This 40-day dry-aged beef patty features a sunnyside up egg and¬†secret sauce, and it’s definitely one of the most sought after burgers in the city. You can get it every night (with limited availability) or order¬†this morsel off of¬†Campagnolo’s lunch menu¬†during specific hours.

Address: 1020 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-484-6018

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Hawksworth Burger (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

If Beyonce was a burger, this would be it. The¬†Hawksworth Beef Burger is a combination of applewood smoked bacon, aged cheddar, and thick, crispy fries. For $23 it’s definitely not your everyday¬†burger, but it’s worth the splurge. This dish is only available¬†during lunch service.

Address: Rosewood Hotel Georgia – 801 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-673-7000

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Head to Pourhouse Restaurant to get their signature Pourhouse Burger made from a combo of dry-aged Cache Creek beef, aged cheddar, and pork belly. You can add a variety of toppings like foie gras, a fried egg, and even crispy chicken skin.

Address: 162 Water Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-7022

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Wakwak Burger food truck

Whatever your thoughts on Wakwak, you can’t deny that the $2.85 price tag for a burger from this food truck is anything less than extraordinary. It may be simple, but the patty is juicy, the lettuce is crispy, and the bun is soft. If that’s not a recipe for a solid street burger, we don’t know what is.

Address: Granville and Pender


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