Like craft beer, it seems burgers are crazy popular no matter where in the world you travel. We have sampled countless burger joints in Mexico City and these are our top choices.
The fun, upbeat atmosphere along with excellent service and marvellous cocktails make La Docena a great choice. It can be busy on weekends so be sure to make a reservation. While officially a seafood restaurant, they also make terrific burgers. The burgers here are unique, my favorite one has barbecue sauce and onion rings with handmade fries. (Av. Álvaro Obregón 31, Colonia Roma)
Sun – Sat: 1:30 – 1:30 AM
This is a wonderful place to chill out with one of their tasty craft beer selections to enjoy with your burger. It is small inside so try to secure a sidewalk table if possible. Everything here tastes very fresh, which is why they always rank high for best burgers in the city. Try the “Tio Sam” burger with a side of their excellent onion rings or the “La Fuerte” lamb burger topped with camembert. (Calle Cozumel 67B, Colonia Roma)
Mon – Sat: 1 – 11 PM
Sun: 1 – 8 PM
Burgers at La Burguesa with fries, onion rings and grilled vegetables (to keep it healthy :).
Soul La Roma
This upscale burger joint has a relaxed atmosphere with a good selection of artisanal beer and one standout burger option to set it apart from all its competitors – the “Sauber” fondue burger! The burger is presented plain before a waiter arrives tableside to top the pattie with gruyere fondue cheese and duck bacon. This is a burger to be savored but if hot dogs are more your thing be sure to try the gourmet offering with mac and cheese topped with bacon bits. Skip the gym and give this place a try – enjoy! (Tabasco 101, Colonia Roma)
Mon – Wed: 1 – 11 PM
Thurs – Sat: 1 – 12 AM
Sun: 1 – 6:30 PM
Hamburguesas La Parilla
This burger stand offers my favorite burger in Mexico City. I like that it is fast, delicious and inexpensive. With the additional bonus of being located across the street from a playground, making it the perfect place to go for a quick bite with our son before turning him loose. For 40 pesos you get a burger loaded with pineapple and jalapeños (recommended). Lineups move quickly so don’t be scared off. (Corner of Colima & Morelia, Colonia Roma)
Burgers By Buba
If you enjoy a milkshake with your burger, a visit to Burgers By Buba is a must. Their shakes are the best I have had in Mexico and the one I would most strongly recommend is the Nutella with peanut butter. The go to burger here is the cheeseburger with pineapple and bacon, the bacon is chopped and then loaded on. The staff is very friendly but the seating area is small so we usually take our order to go. (Tamaulipas 72, Condesa)
Sun – Wed: 12 – 3 AM
Thurs – Sat: 12 – 5 AM
If you feel you need a break from the plentiful “T Vitamins” (tacos, tlayudas, tlaycoyos…etc) available around every corner in Mexico City give one of these places a try.