Searching for the perfect burger in the bustling food scene of Hong Kong? Look no further! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll unveil the top destinations where you can indulge in the city’s most mouthwatering hamburgers. Whether you’re a meat lover, vegetarian, or prefer chicken or fish options, we have you covered.
In this article, we’ll delve into the unique offerings of each establishment from Shake Shack, to Honbo, Burger Joys and Feather & Bone and more, highlighting their standout features and what sets them apart from the rest. From classic favorites to inventive creations, we’ll explore the diverse range of flavors, textures, and toppings that make these hamburgers truly exceptional.
So, if you’re ready to embark on a burger extravaganza and discover the best hamburgers in Hong Kong, read on! We’ve rounded up the best adult and child-approved burger joints in the city.
Honbo opened its first shop in 2017 in Wan Chai and has opened two more restaurants owing to its success in serving delicious, quality and honest burgers. They use the finest ingredients from the patty - all-American double-gold beef imported from Wisconsin to the lettuce (sustainably grown iceberg lettuce that is hand leafed in-house daily) to the specialty sauces. Try their Gold Standard burger (two patties, two slices of cheese, bacon, pickles, onion, lettuce, and house sauce), Impossible burger or Teriyaki chicken burger.
Honbo, multiple locations across Hong Kong, https://www.honbo.com/
Not strictly a burger place, but no self-respecting burger lover would make a list of the best burger places in Hong Kong without including Feather & Bone. Their grass-fed patty, topped with house-smoked thick-cut bacon, comté, cos lettuce & tomato is probably one of the best burgers in Hong Kong and comes with chips & a pickle. You can upgrade to dry-aged beef too!
Feather & Bone, multiple locations across Hong Kong, https://featherandbone.com.hk/
Who said that vegetarian burgers need to be boring? Made from 100% protein-packed vegetarian patties, the juicy and flavorsome burgers at WOW really owe up to their name. All patties are made locally, using real ingredients, and the menu is extensive - from the WOW classic to the WOW truffle (WOW 'beef' patty, Swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms, baby arugula, and house-made truffle sauce). Have a craving for 'chicken' they have that too! WOW is certainly redefining vegetarian fast food.
WOW Burger, BaseHall 01, LG/F Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong, https://www.wowburger.hk/
One of the city's best purveyors of dry-aged beef is definitely home to some of the best burgers too – for a quick bite, however, try their Butchers Club Burger in Wan Chai or in their newly opened location in Taikoo. Pair one of their yummy burgers with duck fat fries, and check out their “secret menu” when you are there. They also have vegetarian options and special, as well as limited-time burgers designed by the city’s top chefs.
Burger Joys made its grand debut in 2015 with its first shop located in the lively pub and bar district of Lockhart Road in Wan Chai. Within a short span of three years, they quickly expanded their presence to Sai Ying Pun, introducing the explosive flavors inspired by Los Angeles' renowned gourmet burger joints to the food enthusiasts of Hong Kong. Prepare your taste buds for a sensational burger experience that brings the best of Los Angeles to the vibrant culinary scene of Hong Kong. They have an extensive menu of beef burgers, chicken, fish and mushroom burgers as well as delectable sides from melt cheese fries, tater tots, onion rings and Southern dried chicken nuggets with cheese sauce.
Burger Circus is a family-friendly restaurant in the heart of Soho that offers freshly ground burgers, delectable fries, and a variety of tempting sides as well as some of the best milkshakes in Hong Kong! Their classic diner-style burgers are crafted with seven ounces of smashed USDA Prime patties, ensuring a juicy and flavorful experience within an Americana-themed restaurant. All burgers are served on soft toasted bun. Highlights from the menu include the American cheeseburger topped with Wisconsin cheddar and secret Circus sauce, the Veggie which is a 7 ounce mushroom and carrot patty and the spicy chicken. Don't forget to try out their special collaboration burgers which change every month!
Burger Circus, 22 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2878 7787, www.burgercircus.com.hk
The Diner is one of Hong Kong's premier destinations for an authentic American diner experience. Originally located on Arbuthnot Road they have since relocated to their new home on Wyndham Street in 2021. Indulge in quality burgers made from the finest cuts of 100% USDA Angus beef, imported directly from the United States. At The Diner, we believe in letting the meat speak for itself - our patties contain nothing but pure, flavorful meat. Their burger menu is extensive and includes 16 different variations from their signature Skirt Burger - a 6-ounce beef patty topped with an enormous grilled cheese "skirt", caramelized onions, tomato, lettuce, pickles, mustard mayo and fries and slaw. They also have veggie, vegan and chicken options.
The Diner, G/F, 48 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 35857455, email@example.com, https://www.thediner.com.hk/
This place focuses on burgers, lots of burgers. Using grass-fed beef from Tasmania and freshly baked sourdough buns, it’s no wonder this place ranks high among burger lovers of all stripes. Though the burgers are smaller in size compared to other joints, they give you all the more reason to order a side of fresh salad (for a balanced meal) or go all out with their sweet potato fries. Highlights from the menu include The Liberty Burger, the 220g seared NZ wagyu brisket and flank blend beef patty, truffle mayonnaise, double raclette cheese, onion jam, and pickles. Served with onion rings on the side! All burgers can be served without the bun and with a side salad instead. All restaurants serve items from their plant-based sister brand and include the Falafel as well as the 'Shrumami - house-made quinoa patty, vegan ginger mayonnaise, mushroom pâté, oyster mushroom tempura, and rocket. You can also make any beef burger Impossible and even ask for a beetroot vegan bun.
Beef & Liberty, multiple locations across Hong Kong, Hong Kong, www.beef-liberty.com
Open in Mong Kok, Texas Burger boasts all-American burgers including menu toppers such as Texas Barbecue Burger, crunchy onion rings, jalapeno mayo and bacon all bound together by fluffy poppy seed buns that are toasted to perfection. Other options include Mexican prawn and avocado and chicken burgers. The kids will love the restaurant’s playful Texan cowboy theme.
Texas Burger, Shop 1A, 12/F Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, +852 2576 9011, www.facebook.com/texasburgerhk
Shake Shack now has seven locations across Hong Kong, a small cry from its days of just being a meager hot dog cart in Madison Square Park in Manhattan. The Hong Kong menu serves up all the classics we and the kids love, alongside its seasonal and local additions. Now, do you take cheddar with your delicious crinkle-cut fries?
Shake Shack, multiple locations across Hong Kong, https://www.shakeshack.com.hk/en/index.html
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