Open Wide: Our Guide To Gourmet Burger Hotspots In The City

If you’re like us, you would have shed a silent tear when Mumbai’s biggest burger bowed out. Sundance Cafe at Churchgate shut down a few years ago, taking with it, the legendary Sasquatch Burger. The burger weighed in at about a kilo and a half, with a meat patty being held cosily in place by slices of Canadian bacon and a fried egg. But not to worry, Mumbai’s burger joints have plenty of worthy successors to the Sasquatch throne. We broke down some of the best and the biggest buns across the city for you.

OMG Burger, Cafe Universal

Standing tall at six centimetres, this burger comes with a steak knife fully plunged into its centre. Like onions and ogres, this one’s got layers, a dozen of them, to be exact, five meat patties, five slices of Britannia cheese, sauteed onions and tomato slices. Order it if you’re hungry, but also if you, like us, want to try the house Thousand Island Sauce. The owner refuses to be pinned down to any ingredient, merely saying it’s a “mixture”. Alright then.

Price: INR 600

#LBBTip - Order and eat at leisure, this bad boy takes a minimum of 15 minutes to show up on your table.

Cafes

Cafe Universal

4.2

299, SBS Road, Ballard Estate, Fort, Mumbai

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The XL Burger, The Little Door

Standing tall at eighteen centimetres. The XL Burger has nine layers including tomato salsa, jalapenos, lettuce, the patty, house coleslaw, chicken salami and a fried egg. It’s also available in five varieties — pork, tenderloin, lamb, chicken and vegetarian. 

Price: INR 363 

Casual Dining

The Little Door

4.1

Shree Siddhivinayak Plaza, Ground Floor, B-31, New Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai

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The 10 Ounce Burger, Hard Rock Cafe

This six centimetre burger's got six layers, including a meat patty, merlot butter, two bacon strips, a slice of cheese, onion rings and oh, and fries on the side. Don’t miss the delicious, house-made merlot butter, churned and melting on the patty to perfection. Yum! 

Price: INR 495

Bars

Hard Rock Cafe

4.3

Sharyans Audeu, Ground Floor, Opp. Yashraj Studios, Andheri West, Mumbai

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The Jaw Breaker, Jimis Burgers

It’s got seven layers, including double chicken patties, double bacon, salami, a fried egg and cheese. Order for it if you’re a meat-lover. This burger has minimal dressing and sauce.

Price: INR 399 onward

Cafes

Jimis Burger

4.4

Pleasant Park CHS, 13 & 14, Off Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai

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Teriyaki Burgers, Mother Trucker

The best burgers and burritos we’ve had in a while. Their burgers are soul-satisfying, to say the least. We highly recommend the Teriyaki and the Peri Peri burgers. Best part? They’re open till late in the night.

Price: INR 250 onward

#LBBTip – They’re open for delivery till 1:30 AM

Delivery Services

Mother Trucker

Miranda House, Shop 3/10-A, Opp. Anjuman Islam School, Andheri West, Mumbai

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The Godfather Burger, Howra

A big, fat, juicy patty smothered with mayo, mustard and ketchup is a must for every burger lover’s soul. Drop in at this burgers-only joint to enjoy lunch hour, a quick dinner with friends or even a post-workout cheat meal. Oh, and while you are at it, don't forget to gorge on the 19-centimeter long Godfather burger. 

Price: INR 550 

Casual Dining

Howra Burger

Shop 3, Kamla Patra Chawl, Next To Sizzling China, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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American Quarter Pounder, The Serial Griller

Great ingredients make great burgers, which is why The Serial Griller’s American Quarter Pounder is a clear winner. A thick, juicy patty sandwiched between buns comes together to create a perfect harmony that only a true food lover can enjoy. Our other favorite was the Silence Of The Lamb. So don't miss out on that when you go. 

Price: INR 300

Fast Food Restaurants

The Serial Griller

4.2

Juhu Ekta CHS, Shop 9, Near Juhu Circle, Juhu Versova Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai

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Triple Threat Burgers, Mad About Burgers

Triple Decker Burgers anyone? Drop by to enjoy burger heaven, complete with meat, bread, and fries. P.S- When you are hogging on to their delicious burgers, you might want to quench your thirst with their freak shakes.

Price: INR 370

Fast Food Restaurants

Mad About Burgers

3.6

Avirahi Homes, Shop 12, Near Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel College, New Link Road, Borivali West, Mumbai

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Burj Khalifa Burger, Chit Chat Chai

If you thought this tiny joint in Borivali was only known for teas, you’re missing out on some serious desi burger heaven . Whether you wish to enjoy an A-Kela burger all alone or split a humongous Burj Khalifa burger amongst your group, do drop by to enjoy some desi preps that are total value for money! 

Price: INR 350

Fast Food Restaurants

ChitChat Chai

3.8

Gokul Apartment, Shop 5, Haridas Nagar Road, Borivali West, Mumbai

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The Chick Flick Burger, Between Breads

Drooling at the thought of that greasy, top-tier burger with that juicy meat and cheese sandwiched between fresh buns? The burgers at Between Breads are those you’d get emotionally attached to. True story. Get your hands on their chick flick burger asap! 

Price: INR 325

Cafes

Between Breads

4.0

Kalpitam Apartments, 2, Opp. Hawaiian Shack, 16th Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Canadian Pulled Barbecue Chicken Burgers, Three Chicks And A Bear

Hit with a greasy, sinful burger craving? The juicy, crunchy parcel of happiness from Three Chicks And A Bear is your getaway to burger heaven. Also, they have a vast menu, so making a decision would take some time.

Price: INR 375

Casual Dining

Three Chicks and A Bear

4.3

Lodha Supremus, Ground Floor, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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