Ballarat's best burgers

Ballarat knows how to do a good burger – be it classic beef, crispy chicken or meat-free options for the health-conscious. 

We put the call out to our local Facebook followers asking where they head for a banging Ballarat burger and the results are in...

Cafes, restaurants and pubs

Griffin Burger
20 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat, and Delacombe Town Centre

  • "Best in Ballarat by far, in my opinion." (Damien Olver)
  • "The best burgs in Ballarat, no competition. OMG, the Carbonara is heaven in a bun." (Kelly Taylor)
  • "Griffin Burger hands down – don't go anywhere else. My top pick? All of them. If I had to pick, it would be the Outback for chicken and Peppa Pig for beef. Have not had a bad burger from Griffin Burger." (Reg Billman)
  • "Love the Touchdown burger." (Warren van der Hoven)
  • "Love the chicken Carbonara burger." (Nicole Walters)

Your Mocha Your Mantra
1-3 Coliseum Walk, Bridge Mall

  • "The best fried chicken burger I have ever tasted. Absolutely to die for. Also the cheeseburgers and amazing regular hamburgers are huge and delicious." (Linda Smith)
  • "Their very own southern fried chicken burger is huge and delicious!" (Shona Wiffen)

The Turret
802 Sturt Street, Ballarat

  • "The brisket burger was awesome." (Emma Minh Nia)

The Eastern
81 Humffray Street North, Ballarat

  • "The smashed falafel burger is amazing. I'm not vego, so sometimes I'll have the chipotle chicken instead but the housemade falafel is delicious so it's always a hard call. Then there's the beef burgers! The chips are perfect too." (Lauren Knight) 

The Deck Ballarat
30 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat

Winner Winner
32 Armstrong Street North, Ballarat

37 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Boss Burger Co
312 Sturt Street, Ballarat

The Burger Company
1301 Sturt Street, Ballarat

Burger Brothers Ballarat
1219b Howitt Street, Wendouree

Boss Burger Co
Boss Burger Co
Takeaway shops

Steve's Fish and Chip Shop
1019 Sturt Street, Ballarat

  • "I love a burger from Steve's." (Julia Leonard)

Scorch'z Takeaway
199 Albert Street, Sebastopol

  • "The Scorch burger is sooooo good." (Gerard Murphy) 
Winner Winner
Winner Winner
Food trucks

Ballarat Hamburger Cart
Coles/Woolworths car park, Little Bridge Street, Ballarat

  • "I love a hamburger from the Hamburger Cart." (Julia Leonard)

Grill Your Hunger

Various car park locations, Ballarat

  • "I love a Great Scott from Grill Your Hunger. Juicy, fresh and the chips are to die for!" (Adi Ryan)


Main image: Griffin Burger