Best Burgers In Manila: Where To Spot 10 Incredible Patties
We can say a lot of things about America, good and bad. If there is anything, however, that we would like to laud them for—it’s for making burgers happen. Think about it, burgers are the kind of stuff made by geniuses. It’s a full, greasy, sinful and flavorful meal you can scoop up with your hands. Burgers spell comfort. Burgers heal. So, thank you, America, for this brilliant invention. Here are 10 of the best burgers in Manila where you can grab a comforting serving of burger in the metro!
From what started as a dessert joint, Sweet Ecstasy took over the burger kingdom when one of the owners vowed he can make a burger reminiscent of the US’ In-and-Out burgers. Not only did he pull through, it’s actually a good burger on its own without having to compare to any other burger in the world. Their burgers are straightforward and simple, and that is where the magic lies. The patty is cooked perfectly with a crunchy crust that complements the slight toast of the burger’s brioche bun. For burgers ranging from PHP 190 and up, this X definitely marks the spot.
10 Jupiter cor. Asteroid st. Bel-air, Makati City
Other branch at 2nd Flr, Uptown Parade, 38th st. cor. 9th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Store Hours: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
How far will your PHP 80 go? “Not so far,” you may think. It can, however, get you one of the best burgers in Manila, and the cheapest best burger too! Snack Shack is a hole-in-the-wall burger joint known to the people of UP and Maginhawa. We do not know how they do it but their patties taste like a million dollars. The trade-off, however, may be having to wait a while for the much-coveted burgers while they’re being freshly grilled. We promise you though, this one’s worth the wait.
Located at 109 V. Luna Ext. Sikatuna Village, Quezon City
Other branches at Marikina and UP Diliman
Open from 12:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at UP Diliman
GoodBurgers sits unassumingly on their spots along C-5 and Sikatuna Village. Hidden in the subtlety of their venue are burgers you will keep on coming back for. Not only are these burgers packed with flavor, they are also a notch healthier than most. Although they do not use beef for their patties, their chicken and veggie patties are to die for. Yes, even the veggie patty. Trust us on this one and you’ll thank us veggie much. Not just good, but one of the best burgers in Manila to try out!
Located at 162 Maginhawa st. Sikatuna Village, QC
Other branches at Kapitolyo, Marikina, and New Manila
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at other branches
Earlier known as Big B Burgers, BeefX’s burgers have become a staple favorite of the university crowd. Since their establishment in Maginhawa some years back, BeefX has delivered well with their elevated burgers. Definitely not simple yet ultimately delicious, their burgers are mixed with some other kind of meat like bacon or sausages. While others might think that it’s so easy to screw up a mashed up burger, BeefX definitely did it well and quite perfectly too! Their burgers are the right mix of everything they have to offer.
Located at 44B Magiting st. Teachers Village, QC
Other branches at Sampaloc, UP Town Center, Sta. Mesa and Fairview
Open from 11:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Burger done the way we want it—from patty to bun to toppings! 8Cuts gives you the freedom to build your own burger to fit our own palettes. This is the fun part. Don’t worry about making the wrong mix. Something about 8Cuts makes it impossible to make a tragic burger. You are for sure gonna have the time of your life with whatever you wish to put on your burger. If you’re not up for some burger creativity, you can opt to just get their pre-chosen burger flavors, which are sure to still be one of the best burgers in Manila!
Located at SM Megamall, Serendra, UP Town Center, Mall of Asia, Power Plant Mall, Alabang Town Center, Salcedo Village, Eastwood Mall, Promenade
6Charlie’s Grind and Grill
Charlie’s used to sit quietly behind a car wash. Due to the great taste of their burgers, the name started making noise all over the metro. Far from their humble start in a carwash and now continually proving itself in Ronac, Greenbelt, and Kapitolyo, Charlie’s has become a household name for all things burger. What do we love about them? Their patties are made of either Angus beef or wagyu. Their burgers, like most that we love, are straightforward and filling. Try for yourself to understand the magic of their meat.
Charlie’s Grind and Grill
Located at 16 East Capitol Dr., Kapitolyo, Pasig City
Other branches at Greenhills and Makati
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Lazy Bastard is known for all things sinful. They definitely proved this one with their burgers. Their patties to juicy you might get the best heart attack of your life. They even have burgers with bacon strips or this other burger that’s topped with ground meat. If you’re gonna sin against your diet, might as well sin well. For that, you know this is the place to go for one of the best burgers in Manila.
Located at Basement, 22 Jupiter st. cor. Galaxy st. Bel-Air, Makati City
Other branches at UP Town Center and Taft
Open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
8Burgers and Brewskies
Burgers and Brewskies or B&B is a big name in the food game of Burgos Circle. People swear by their burgers as we do. This is the kind of burger that goes perfectly well with craft beers. This is what we love about Burgers and Brewskies, their beer and burger pair is the stuff that makes our Friday night outs. Bring your friends over here after a long week and we promise you, your night will be made with even local craft beers to go with your meal.
Burgers and Brewskies
Located at Bellagio 2, Forbes Town Center, Burgos Circl, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Open from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Fireside comes from the makers of Kettle. That fact alone promises us of great food. Fireside definitely lives up the name of its makers. It’s like the more laid back brother of Kettle. It is a hub of comfort food where you can find one of the best burgers in town. Very characteristic of Kettle, their burgers are HUGE, maybe enough to feed two people or a very hangry person. With burgers as meaty and as packed as theirs, however, who would want to share? Try one of the best burgers in Manila at Fireside!
Located at 3rd floor, Fashion Hall, SM Megamall
Open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
10Pound By Todd English
This is gourmet burgers at their finest. Expecting nothing less from the people of Todd English, their burgers are spot on and heavily creative. Their burger choices are all flavorful and packed with surprised. You can definitely taste in their burgers the quality of ingredients they use. The best part? It’s not all that pricey if you ask us. The burgers are definitely worth the price.
Pound By Todd English
Located at B3 Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig
Other branch at SM Megamall
Open from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at SM Megamall
How we wish we had tummies of endless capacity. Sadly, however, we don’t. That made it kind of impossible for us to try all possible burger choices. Maybe you can share with us some of the best burgers in Manila in your opinion that we might have missed! Tag Philihappy on Instagram!