The craving for a delicious and juicy burger is undeniable and can strike hard at any time. But fear not, as Malta's restaurants are sure to satisfy it with their top-notch quality ingredients and mouth-watering bites. You'll be spoilt for choice.

The variety of locations where you can grab a burger in Malta is equally impressive. From hidden gems tucked away in the winding narrow streets to palazzos and even spots with breathtaking views, the options are endless.

Are you searching for the best burger in Malta but unsure where to start? Look no further than Tablein guide. Trust our recommendations and get ready to sink your teeth into some seriously scrumptious eats.

The best restaurants in Malta for burgers

Best Burgers in Malta - Bottegin Palazzo Xara

Bottegin Palazzo Xara
9B, Palazzo Xara, Rabat

Place: Get lost in the winding, narrow streets of Rabat and stumble upon the gorgeous Bottegin Palazzo Xara, located in Palazzo Xara. Experience the Baroque charm of the restaurant and treat yourself to a delectable feast of authentic and fresh food. The restaurant takes pride in using authentic ingredients and supports local produce. 

Menu: At Bottegin Palazzo Xara you can savour a diverse range of Mediterranean-inspired dishes with a Maltese twist. Enjoy shareable starters, salads, pasta, pizza and a variety of main courses that showcase the best of local and regional flavors.

Burgers: Are you on the hunt for the perfect burger in Malta? Look no further than Bottegin Palazzo Xara! Sink your teeth into their juicy beef or chicken burgers bursting with flavour and cooked to perfection. Even if you are a vegetarian, you don't have to miss out on the delicious choices that this place offers! With options such as the beyond veg burger, made with a plant-based patty, or the falafel burger, your taste buds will be in for a treat.

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Best Burgers in Malta - One80 Kitchen at Mgarr Yacht Marina, Gozo

one80 Kitchen
Triq Martino Garces, Mgarr Yacht Marina, Gozo

Place: one80 Kitchen restaurant, situated in Mgarr Yacht Marina, invites you to savour Mediterranean flavours while relishing the stunning views and lively ambiance of the Mgarr Harbour. 

Menu: At one80 Kitchen, the concept is all about sharing. Diners can choose from small, regular, or large plates, all made using traditional homemade ingredients and locally-sourced produce from fishermen and farmers in the area. In fact, you might even catch a glimpse of the daily catch being brought in!

Burgers: one80 Kitchen is the perfect spot to enjoy quality burger. With two options on the menu, each choice has been expertly curated. For those seeking a gourmet experience, the double beef burger is a must-try. It features flame-grilled beef patties, gherkins, aged Red Leicester cheese, triple-cooked fresh chips, and BBQ ranch sauce, making it a true indulgence. Alternatively, vegetarians will be truly delighted by the portobello mushroom burger, which comes complete with fried tofu, baby spinach leaves, spicy mayo, and sweet potato fries.

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Best Burgers in Malta - Naar RestoBar

Naar RestoBar
1 Triq Censu Tabone, St. Julians

Place: Naar RestoBar is the bustling hotspot in Balluta Bay that offers visitors the perfect escape from their daily routine. Restaurant's vegan-forward menu features rustic nomadic dishes bursting with authentic flavours that are sure to delight the taste buds. Adding to the perfect ambiance are the scenic views and hypnotic live music that fill the venue.

Menu: Guests can enjoy an eclectic selection of dishes inspired by local and regional bounty from farms, fields, and coasts. The menu includes tapas and platters perfect for sharing, as well as salads, pastas, and grill specials. Additionally, there is a decent variety of vegan options available.

Burgers: Naar RestoBar has two tasty burger options that are sure to please. Meat lovers should try the "NAAR Big Boss Burger" with an Angus beef patty, melted cheddar, and red Leicester for a classic taste experience. On the other hand, vegetarians and vegans can indulge in the "Dirty Vegan Burger", which boasts a spiced chickpea-cauliflower patty and fresh guacamole for a unique flavour.

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Best Burgers in Malta - Henry J Beans, Malta

Henry J. Beans
ix-Xatt Ta' San Ġorġ, St. Julians

Place: Henry J. Beans is Malta’s favourite American bar and grill, delivering its awesomeness since long ago. It‘s the perfect place to be if you have an urge for great food, great drinks, and an even greater time in St. Julians.

Menu: Henry J. Beans offers a decent and unforgettable American feast with a made-from-scratch menu that satisfies all appetites. Dive into a selection of finger-licking nibbles, smokin' grills, sinfully delicious desserts, and other American treats, all in one legendary spot. And don't forget to add the top-notch assortment of cocktails, ranging from timeless classics to creative specials!

Burgers: Get ready to be blown away by Henry J. Beans – a true burger paradise! This place radiates all the real American flavors that'll make your taste buds dance. The variety? It's off the charts! From spicy to mild, classic to cheesy, and even topped with melted blue cheese or minted yogurt – Henry J. Beans has got it all. Plus, they don't skimp on the meat either. You can choose from juicy lamb kofta, grilled chicken, or even 230g of the finest beef. This place has got vegetarians covered too, with a delicious veggie option featuring grilled mushrooms as the star ingredient.

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Best Burgers in Malta - Il Pirata Mellieha Bay

Il-Pirata Mellieha Bay
20, Triq Il-Marfa, Mellieħa Bay

Place: Looking for a restaurant that combines mouth-watering food with stunning views? Look no further than Il-Pirata Mellieha Bay, situated in the breathtakingly beautiful northern sands of Malta. With a genuine passion for food and unbeatable scenery, this place is a must-visit for any foodie.

Menu: Restaurant‘s menu is bursting with mouth-watering options, from antipasti and focaccia to pasta, salads, and pizza, as well as a wide variety of fish, seafood, and meat delicacies. With so many delicious choices, you'll definitely want to come back for more than one meal to try everything Il-Pirata Mellieha Bay has to offer.

Burgers: The burgers at Il-Pirata Mellieha Bay are so good that you'll want to make them a staple of your dining experience here. Looking for something classic yet inventive? Look no further than the Pirata gourmet one. This mouthwatering burger boasts a juicy 250g USDA beef patty, tangy mature cheddar, crispy local back bacon, balsamic caramelised onions, and zesty sriracha mayo. Vegetarian? The Falafel burger is a must-try. Made with a crispy chickpea patty, fresh tomatoes, flavourful tofu, and creamy hummus spread, this burger is sure to leave speechless even the most discerning palate.

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Best Burgers in Malta - La Nave Bistro

La Nave Bistro
Malta National Aquarium, Triq it-Trunciera, Qawra

Place: Nestled within the Malta National Aquarium, La Nave Bistro is a restaurant that's fuelled by a passion for food, using only the freshest seasonal products and staffed by friendly professionals who embody the spot's character and style. The restaurant's stunning location also provides diners with breathtaking panoramic views of St. Paul's Islands, Comino, and Gozo, making it an unforgettable dining experience.

Menu: With a wide selection of tasty choices, La Nave Bistro‘s menu has got something for everyone from breakfast to dinner. Guests can start their day off right with a healthy and delicious breakfast or join later for mouthwatering fillet steak, perfect slices of pizza, a selection of poke bowls, mouthwatering pasta, or sharable dishes to enjoy with their company.

Burgers: La Nave Bistro is a must-visit destination for all the burger fans out there. The selection of burgers is wide, and the chef's creativity is sure to impress even the most experienced foodies! Guests can savour the taste of Irish certified Angus, Greek lamb, crispy fried chicken, or streaky bacon, which are expertly paired with fresh veggies, shades of onions, red Leicester, mature cheddar, crumbled feta, tzatziki, avocado chimichurri, smoky mayo, and more to create pure divinity of choices!

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U Bistrot - burgers in Malta

U Bistrot
27 Censu Tabone, St. Julians

Place: U Bistrot is a cosy restaurant settled on the most iconic corner of Balluta Bay. Here, the essence lies in prioritising farm-to-table gastronomy, crafting all delicacies from locally sourced produce. Yet most importantly, this place truly cares about both nature and the origins of the food it serves.

Menu: The menu at U Bistrot is guided by the seasons, with a focus on the freshest and ripest ingredients setting the tone. From brunches featuring perfectly cooked eggs to an array of fresh fish, seafood, house-made pasta dishes, roasts, wholesome salads, and desserts crafted on-site – the options create a gourmet abundance. Moreover, guests with dietary preferences are welcomed here too as changes to gluten-free or vegetarian options are always available.

Burgers: Every detail in crafting flavours at U Bistrot is thought of, and that doesn‘t exclude burgers too. The softest bun here gets paired with the artistry of ingredients making each result delighting for every burger-holic. Choices? The star is the 250g grilled homemade beef patty, always accompanied by crisp veggies. You can enhance it further with bacon, cheese & egg, or opt for gorgonzola & portobello mushroom for an elevated experience. An exceptional gourmet option features the hearty Black Angus chuck, soft shell crab, and avocado. Not a fan of red meat? The spiced fried chicken burger is a delight. And for vegetarians, there's something special too - the avocado & corn burger, perfectly paired with veggies.

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The Greenhouse - burgers in Malta

The Greenhouse
Triq L-Uqija, Swieqi

Place: The Greenhouse is a bistro, pizzeria, and cafeteria all under one roof, promising a truly gourmet journey. The menu holds onto this commitment perfectly as the selection stretches from American culinary traditions and Mediterranean favourites to a generous touch of Asia.

Menu: The Greenhouse welcomes guests with a wide selection of dishes, including gourmet starters, fresh pasta, tasty salads, just-caught fish, grilled seafood, and quality meat. Their pizza, awarded as the best in Swieqi, is also a highlight! Moreover, Asian flavours cannot be missed, with options ranging from poke bowls to delicious rolls. Even though the selection is wide, this restaurant uses only the finest local and foreign ingredients to prepare each meal.

Burgers: Among the wide selection of dishes, gourmet burgers play a significant role on the menu. Would you prefer the one with a flame-grilled beef patty and double mature cheddar? Or perhaps the option with added bacon & egg? How about the 72hr smoked pulled USDA brisket burger? Or maybe the toasted waffle with fried chicken, fried egg, and maple syrup glaze catch your interest? For vegetarian guests, the burger featuring layers of avocado & vegetable patty is an excellent choice.

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Best Burgers in Malta - Coogi’s Pizzeria

Coogi’s Pizzeria
29, Triq Villegaignon, Mdina

Place: Step inside the historic Palazzo Costanzo and discover Coogi’s Pizzeria, a restaurant nestled in the charming streets of Mdina. With a cozy atmosphere and a beautiful inner courtyard, it's the perfect spot to enjoy incredible food. What more could you ask for?

Menu: The menu at Coogi’s Pizzeria features an incredible selection of pizzas complemented by other delicious delicacies. You can share amazing platters of cold cuts, cheese, and vegan options with your group. Plus, there are salads, burgers, amazing desserts, and special choices for kids. The superb chef offers options for vegetarians or vegans too, making it perfect for all food preferences.

Burgers: If you're all about juicy, flavourful meat, then you've got to try their mouthwatering Black Angus, Argentinian grass-fed beef rib-eye, crispy chicken, or lamb patty burger. But wait, it gets even better. They've got a Maltese Burger that's an absolute must-try, featuring rabbit and Maltese sausage patty, peppered Gozitan cheese, special Bigilla sauce, and sun dried Tomatoes. For all you non-meat eaters out there, fear not! Coogi’s Pizzeria has a Vegetarian burger loaded up with grilled veggies and scamorza cheese, or even a Beyond vegan option that'll leave your taste buds speechless. Plus, you can always add a gluten-free bun to your liking!

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Best Burgers in Malta - Tex Mex South

Tex Mex South
MXK1521, Triq Tat Trunciera, Marsaxlokk

Place: Tex Mex South is the ultimate Tex-Mex destination that has been a beloved spot for Maltese locals for over two decades. The place is more than just a restaurant – it boasts the largest bar and patio area on the Sliema waterfront too. On most nights, you can enjoy the complete Tex Mex South experience with the addition of DJs, animators, and musicians.

Menu: Tex Mex South‘s menu focuses on quality cuisine, with yearly updates to keep it fresh and exciting. The classic Tex-Mex favorites include Fajitas, Burritos, Enchiladas, Quesadillas, and Nachos. However, you can also savour chicken, pasta dishes, mixed platters, and an exceptional selection of grill dishes.

Burgers: The burgers at Tex Mex South are the true stars of the show. Whether you prefer a gourmet, juicy, and fresh pure beef Wagyu-Angus blend, crispy chicken, or a vegetarian option, all are equally delightful for the palate. Additionally, you can choose between the Queen Size, featuring a 180g patty, or the King Size, which boasts a generous 300g patty. What a feast! The custom buttered bun, layers of various cheeses, fresh veggies, delicious sauces, and secret kitchen techniques make these burgers truly gourmet. They are served alongside super crunchy fries and a New York-style slaw. Is there anything more comforting than this classic comfort food? We doubt it!

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