5 hunger-bustin’ burgers in Abu Dhabi

Hungry? Well, you came to the right place. From Wagyu to vegan options, we tell you which burgers are worth trying in capital.

lady holding burger at black tap

Premium patties

jones the grocer burger

Sink your teeth into a juicy Wagyu beef patty topped with smoked beef bacon, mixed leaves and cheddar on a brioche bun.

To kick things up a notch, add toppings like crispy-coated brie, melted truffle brie or foie gras – for a small fee, of course.

This premium plate includes skin-on fries and a side of bois boudran sauce for dipping. AED 85. Jones the Grocer. Locations vary. Sun-Thu 7.30am-11.30pm, Fri and Sat 8.30am-11.30pm. Visit: jonesthegrocer.com


burger 28

Go big or go home if you decide to stop by Burger28.

This home-grown burger joint serves up monster burgers like the Original28 piled high with 4.28 ounces of 100% all-natural Angus beef, mature cheddar cheese, lettuce, pickles and sauce stuffed between soft potato buns.

If that fails to satisfy , double up the patties and add two strips of crispy beef bacon for extra flavour. AED 38. Locations vary. Sun-Thu 11am-midnight, Fri and Sat 1pm-1am. Visit: burger28.com

Solid choice

shake shack burger

Shake Shack is always a good choice for your burger fix and it doesn’t hurt that you can build your own burger.

From 100% flame-grilled beef to cheese varieties and fresh vegetables including but not limited to crisp lettuce, tomato and onion, the possibilities are endless.

With a soft potato bun, the Shack Burger never disappoints. AED 35. Locations vary.  Sat-Wed 10am-1am, Thu-Fri 10am-2am. Visit: shakeshack.com



burgers at black tap

Black Tap is serving up mouth-watering and Instagramable craft burgers from NYC all the way to the UAE.

The All-American Burger comes with prime beef, lettuce, tomato, house-made pickles, American cheese and special sauce.

This fan favourite is served with your choice of French fries, sweet potato fries or house salad. If the burger isn’t enough, you can always pair it with an equally as aesthetically pleasing crazy shake. AED 68. Locations vary. 11am-11pm. Visit: blacktapme.com

Garden variety

vegan burger fuel

There’s no need to deprive yourself even if you’re sticking to a plant-based diet.

Burgers are for everyone and Burger Fuel has got you covered. The V-Twin Vege (AED 45) has a mushroom, kumara, chickpea and basil pattie topped with plum sauce, salad and relish.

Plus, you’re spoilt for choice as it’s not the only vegetarian option on the menu. Alternatively, you can tuck into the V-Dub Vege (AED 38), an amalgamation of Motobites – balls of pumpkin with carrot, chickpea and ginger –beetroot, salad and relish. Locations vary. Visit: burgerfuel.com



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