These top Bali burger joints are sure to satisfy your cravings for that taste of home - a break away from local cuisine and that umpteenth serving of nasi goreng (no matter how good it is). We’ve searched the island’s popular resort areas for the best burgers in Bali and narrowed down the choice down to five, each of which brings their own specialties to the table.
While price ranges vary, from value-for-money to gourmet burgers with premium, imported patties, these great burger joints in Bali offer much more than your regular Big Mac or Whopper. Some present a totally new burger-munching experience, with creations that include coal-black buns to exotic, succulent Asian sauces and condiments thrown in. Here are the best places in Bali where you can discover big, juicy burgers, and more!
Wacko Burger CaféKayu Aya Food Village, Jalan Kayu Aya, Seminyak
Wacko forms part of the Kayu Aya Food Village in Petitenget, a great spot to escape the heat and come with an empty stomach. Innovative burgers come with a huge variety of fillings and curious names, including The Flaming Bali Crunch (Indonesian chilli sauce doused on the bed of lettuce, tomato, sautéed onions, cheddar and potato chips), Speedy Gonzales (guacamole, sour cream, pickled jalapeno and tomato chutney) and Hawaii Versus Bali (pickles, fried pineapple and local chilli sauce). Prices range from IDR 42,000 all the way up to 195,000 for the Massive Wacko Attack, a huge 500 gram stack of beef, lettuce, tomato, coleslaw, sautéed onions, double cheddar, double eggs and a signature W sauce.
- Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
- Tel: +62 (0)361 739 178
Patty Gourmet BurgerJalan Petitenget 147, Seminyak
Patty is a burger spot and steakhouse offers a cosy indoor restaurant setting and a ‘gourmet burger’ dining concept. One of its highlights is the XO (short for ‘extraordinary’) Patty Burger with its signature slab of beef topped with crispy bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato and a sunny side-up at only IDR 72,000. For those who like it hot, try the Fire Alarm Burger with the patty topped with melted cheese and deep-fried crispy jalapenos. Its Chicken Whisky BBQ Burger is a real gourmet treat, which is a stack of tender juicy grilled chicken basted in a signature whiskey barbecue sauce, crispy onion straws, melted cheese, and lettuce and tomato. A vegetarian option is also available with grilled shiitake and crispy enoki mushrooms and rocket salad. Burgers range between IDR 66,000 and 84,000. Meat lovers will also love the selections of char-grilled tenderloin and sirloin steaks, as well as juicy grilled beef ribs and desserts. Patty is also a great spot to drop in the mornings as they feature a breakfast menu with a selection of specialty pancakes.
- Opening Hours: 07:00 – 22:00
- Tel: +62 (0)878 623 638 27
The Butchers Club Bali
Following its success in Hong Kong, The Butchers Club Bali is a welcome addition to Seminyak’s dining scene in Petitenget, with its signature dry aged patty burger creations, beers and bourbon. The main offering is simply called The Burger, with bacon, cheese, tomato, pickles and a special ‘secret’ sauce, priced at IDR 140,000. The usual signature side that sounds irresistible is the duck fat fries, at only IDR 30,000. Go deeper and find the gourmet selections, including the prime selection, Double Happiness (IDR 220,000) with double patties, double cheese and all the fixings between two grilled cheese sammies. For an Asian twist, there’s the must-try Wu Tang, with dry-aged Black Angus, marinated in Sriracha and topped with a pile of kimchi. A good selection of soft drinks, root beer floats and a JD cola slushy wash your feast down well.
- Opening Hours: 11:00 - 23:00
- Location: Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak
- Tel: +62 (0)361 897 400 4
Black House Burgers
The main specialty at Black House Burgers & Co is its homemade, daily baked jet-black Takesumi (bamboo charcoal) burgers buns that come with a variety of gourmet fixings. Chicken, pork and beef patties are prepared fresh daily, hence their afternoon-only opening times. These patties complement the fun-named selections, the likes of Wellington’s Bite that features red cheese, mushroom, grilled banana and eggplant and mixed herbs, or the Black-A-Bomb Plus with cheese slices, chillies and chilli flakes. The burgers are reasonably priced, ranging between IDR 25,000 and 65,000, and all servings come with oven-baked cherry tomatoes, caramelised onions, vegetable, signature sauce and potato fries or chips. The menu also presents Asian-influenced spaghetti and rice dishes and there’s a vegan burger option too. The drinks list features a selection of coffees and teas, fresh juices and smoothies. Casual interiors with vintage steel chairs and rustic brick walls make for a laidback dining atmosphere.
- Opening Hours: 13:00 – 22:00
- Location: Kompleks Pertokoan Kuta Indah Permai, Jalan Raya Tuban, Blok B no. 16B, Kuta
- Tel: +62 (0)815 472 337 75
Five Monkeys BaliJalan Legian 350, Legian
Five Monkeys on the Legian main road presents generously sized burgers with soft homemade buns and a signature, luscious honey barbeque sauce. Hearty burgers and hotdogs, refreshing drinks and cold beers pretty sum up its simple menu. The open kitchen prepares your meals in front of you if you opt for a seat at the kitchen bar, whilst there’s further space in the main dining room or outside on the porch. Six homemade burger creations are made from fresh beef, fish or chicken patties, all served with French fries, curly fries or onion rings. All are large stacks, with a barbecue bacon cheeseburger as main option. In between the round soft buns is a thick and well-rounded beef patty topped with a softened layer of cheddar, crispy bacon, onion rings, and the juicy honey barbecue sauce. There’s the ‘double’ version for those with a real crave. Five Monkeys is also the best deal on this list – burgers range between only IDR 25,000 and 49,000 for the double. Read More...
- Opening Hours: 09:00 – 22:00
- Tel: +62-361-764-507