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5 Burger Joints In Singapore For Carnivores Who Don’t Want To Queue For Shake Shack

Burger eateries in Singapore

2-pic collage of burgersImage adapted from: @burgerjointsg, @themarketgrillsg

Ever since Shake Shack set food on Singapore’s shores at Jewel Changi Airport, their queues have been endless for months on end. This only shows just how many burger lovers there are out there.

With the local burger scene being shaken up – you may want to keep a lookout for alternative eateries to sort your cravings. If you’re one of those people who gets hangry if you have to wait too long for food, here are 5 solid burger joints to head for to satisfy your meaty cravings:

1. Hans Im Gluck – German-style burgers paired with whimsical forest vibes

Flatlay of burgers at Hans Im Gluck

It’s no secret that German food is easy bait for meat lovers – after all, it largely comprises sausages, schnitzels and huge chunks of meat. And the juicy, cheese-oozing German hamburgers burgers at Hans Im Gluck are just as promising.

Hans Im Gluck beef burger

They’ve even got a speciality dish that’s named after the restaurant: The Hans Im Gluck beef burger ($17), which features a chunky grass-fed beef patty with shavings of Parmesan cheese and Parma ham that’s piled between two multigrain buns.

Lettuce, rocket leaves, and juicy sun-ripened tomatoes are also thrown in to give your burger that extra ooze of sweetness and crunch with every bite.

Wolpertinger burgerA front and cross-sectional view of the Wolpertinger ($16)
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To cater to individuals with dietary restrictions, the restaurant even has vegan and vegetarian burgers for the non-meat eaters amongst us! Try their spicy Wolpertinger ($16) vegetarian burger, which showcases a spicy mock meat patty and thick slices of aged cheddar slathered with avocado cream.

Interior of Hans Im GluckThe bar has both alfresco and indoor seating areas, which features floor-to-ceiling birch tree trunks, imported all the way from Germany.
Full list of outlets here.

Hans Im Gluck International Building outlet
Address: 362 Orchard Road, International Building, Singapore 238887
Opening hours: Sun-Thur: 11AM to 12AM | Fri-Sat 11AM to 1AM
Telephone: 9750 1488

2. Burger Joint – double cheeseburgers for cheese lovers

Here’s another burger joint for those of you who are experiencing major #FOMO from not being able to try Shake Shack’s burgers just yet. Hailing from New York City as well, Burger Joint is like an underdog to the popular burger chain, except that it doesn’t have fast food vibes.

Tucked away in a lane off Amoy Street and identifiable only by a neon burger out front, Burger Joint specialises in creating cheeseburgers that are coated with generous amounts of melted cheese.

Double cheeseburger at Burget Joint SingaporeImage adapted from: @burgerjointsg

Those who wish to go hard and heavy on cheese and patties shouldn’t miss out on their Double Cheeseburger ($26.90), which has 2 thick beef patties topped with onions and lettuce, with cheese and mayo oozing from between the layers.

Interior of Burger Joint SingaporeImage credit: Burger Joint Singapore

Wash down your meal with a pint from their extensive selection of 18 craft beers on tap that are constantly on rotation. They also concoct new cocktails every month, so be sure to pop by often to find out what’s brewing.

Burger Joint
Address: 115 Amoy Street, #01-03, Singapore 069935
Opening hours: Mon-Wed: 11.30AM-11PM | Thur-Sat: 11.30AM-12AM | Sun: 11.30AM-8PM
Telephone: 6221 8648

3. Three Buns Quayside – Angus beef patties for humans and doggos

Burger with egg at Three Buns QuaysideImage credit: @mysweetlittletooth

We Asians love our egg dishes, so it’s definitely a treat to find that Three Buns Quayside has a burger that comes with a runny fried egg called The Ronnie ($19). True to its breakfast theme, it’s also served with a side of tater tots.

The Impossible Chedda cut in half The Impossible Chedda
Image credit: @wherewendyeats

For something from the deep blue, check out their Big Krabby Kane ($25), which has 110 grams of blue swimmer crab, chilli, and salted egg mayo, all sandwiched between baked rice buns. They’ve also included a couple of Impossible Burgers in the menu, such as The Impossible Chedda ($23) – another incredibly legit veggie burger slapped with generous amounts of ketchup, onion puree and cheese.

Dog waiting for burger pattyImage credit: @codytheshetland

Good news if you’re dining with your doggo, every furkid that pays a visit here gets free patties. And it’s not just any type of chapalang burger, but Angus beef patties that are unseasoned to be dog-friendly.

Three Buns Quayside
Address: 60 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238252
Opening hours: Tues-Fri: 5PM-12AM | Sat-Sun: 10AM-12AM | Closed on Mon
Telephone: 6909 7838

4. The Market Grill – premium burgers with foie gras, wagyu patties and lobster rolls

Double patty burger at The Market GrillMake your burger a double by adding an extra patty
Image credit: @themarketgrillsg

Ditch the queues at Burger and Lobster in Jewel Changi and head for The Market Grill instead. Burgers and lobsters are featured prominently on the menu here, which leans towards premium ingredients like Wagyu and Angus Chuck patties. They have a Pimp Your Burger option, where you can add foie gras ($18) or a sunny side up egg ($2) to any burger.

Their classic Portobello burger ($21) is particularly indulgent with its thick, juicy patty topped with portobello mushrooms, bacon and emmental cheese.

Interior of The Market GrillImage credit: @themarketgrillsg

Meat may be a highlight, but don’t skim past the seafood options here. The Lobster Roll ($56) has an entire lobster stuffed between a brioche roll, and it comes with a side of garden salad and fries.

Lobster sandwich at The Market GrillImage credit: @themarketgrillsg

The Market Grill
Address: 208 Telok Ayer Street, Singapore 068642
Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 11.30AM-2.30PM | 6PM-10PM | Closed on Sun
Telephone: 6221 3323

5. Omakase Burger @ Picnic – upgraded cheeseburgers plus entertainment in an indoor garden

Omakase Burger with baconImage credit: @omakase.burger

Omakase Burger was easily the OG burger that sparked the burger-lovin’ hype in Singapore not too many years ago. A classic not to be forgotten, you’ll find them sitting comfortably up at Picnic, a garden-like eatery that has over 10 different food stalls that resemble food trucks.

The signature Omakase Cheeseburger ($16.90) is still as sinful as it was before, with a succulent patty, melted cheese and their special Omakase sauce. They also carry the famed 100% vegan Omakase x Impossible Burger ($19.90) for those looking for healthier options.

Picnic at Wisma AtriaImage credit: Picnic SG

While waiting for your food, keep yourself entertained with Picnic’s foosball table and private karaoke booths. There’s even a gaming room that comes complete with a ball pit for kids.

Omakase Burger, Picnic
Address: 435 Orchard Road, #03-15 Wisma Atria, Singapore 238877
Opening hours: 10AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6734 8352

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If your tummy is rumbling already, you’ll be glad to know that you have alternatives that don’t involve as much queueing. Finding the next burger joint to satisfy your cravings becomes less challenging with this list in the palm of your hand.

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