Top 5 Burgers in Auckland That You Must Try


There is something about a burger that makes it timeless. Whether you enjoy the classic beef burger, or a comfort-food styled chicken burger, there is nothing that can hold you back from discovering your favorite burger spot in Auckland. If you think finding a good burger in Auckland is difficult due to all the available options, we’re here to narrow down the choice for you. 

Here is our list for the top 5 burgers that everybody should try in Auckland: 

1. Big J’s 

Big J’s is a popular household name. With their crispy chicken patties that are sure to make your taste buds dance, there is much that you can enjoy at Big J’s. If you are one to enjoy the more sophisticated things in life, we suggest you try the Portuguese Steak that will keep you hooked to its peri peri sauce with an addition of the most tasteful grilled bacon. Since they are a takeaway joint, there is something for everybody at Big J’s. 

Our Favorite: The weekly specials, such as the most recent Crummy Summer burger. This special burger quickly became a household favorite due to its typical crumbed chicken breast patty and smoky bacon. With some of the best in-house sauces of Big J’s, the Crummy Summer was definitely something that we would have again.

Address: 4/1 Melton Road, Mt. Wellington, Auckland, New Zealand

Operating Hours: 

  • Tuesday: 12pm – 9pm
  • Wednesday: 11am – 9pm
  • Thursday: 11am – 9pm
  • Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 9pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 8.30pm
  • Monday: CLOSED

Order Information: Call at 09 579 0340

Also find: The Best Steakhouses in Auckland

2. The Butcher’s Son

Have you been roaming all across Auckland to find the perfect vegan burger for yourself? Well, we did all the research for and our verdict comes down to The Butcher’s Son. With their extensive menu range that gives us enough vegan options to choose from, we love how we still find the love of a big old chicken burger within a vegan one. 

Our Favorite: Sunfed ‘Chicken’ Burger. Once you take a bite of this vegan burger, you will not be able to believe that it truly does not have chicken. The fillets are made with pea protein, combined with the perfect melancholy of miso slaw, chili jam, and baby spinach. 

Address: 204 Jervois Road, Herne Bay, Auckland

Operating Hours:

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday to Saturday: 11am – 10pm (last orders 8:45)
  • Sunday: 11am – 9:00 (last orders 8:00)

Order Information: Call at 09 930 8610 For more information, you can email this burger joint at

3. Good Dog Bad Dog

If you are looking for comfort food, this is the place that you need to visit. With a selection of different comfort food burgers on their menu, we assure you that you will be able to find something for the entire family. While they typically serve hot dogs, their selection of burgers is just as exquisite and definitely worth trying. 

Our Favorite: Cheeseburger Hoagie. If you are one who enjoys a big burger to themselves, we recommend that you try this long bun burger with double patties, double cheese, and a unique Good Dog Bad Dog sauce that has us craving for more. 

Address: Commercial Bay, Britomart, Auckland 1010

Operating Hours: Open 7 days a week, 10:30 am to 8 pm. 

Order Information: If you want to get in touch with the owner, you can email him at

4. William’s Eatery

With both vegan and non-vegan options to indulge in, this is truly one of the greatest burger places in all of Auckland. The menu not only includes burgers, but an entire range of options to select from. However, while on the lookout for the best burgers in Auckland, we couldn’t miss out on their most popular burger.

Our Favorite: Pork and Fennel Sausage. As the name implies, the combination of pork and fennel with an oozing egg and traditional spicy mayo is surely one of our favorite burgers in Auckland. There is even a vegan option available for those who want to enjoy the same range of flavors but in their own way. 

Address: G03/85, Daldy St, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Operating Hours: 

  • Monday to Friday: 7am – 3pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 8am – 4pm

Order Information: To place an order or for booking inquiries, call at (+64) 9 373 3906. Get into contact with the team at

5. Burger Burger

Are you having one of those days when all you want is a big, classic burger to devour? For such situations, we strongly recommend visiting Burger Burger. Depending upon which location you choose to visit, you can even have a view of the beach. Just remember to book your table in advance, and enjoy a beer as you eat your burger with some great company. 

Our Favorite: Chicken Burger. Nobody can go wrong with a chicken burger, but we are sure that Burger Burger does it best in all of Auckland. This tasteful delight is served with some red pepper salsa, aged cheddar, wild rocket, and rocket aioli – making it the perfect combination of comfort food with a hint of fine dining. 

Addresses: Commercial Bay, Newmarket, Ponsonby, and Takapuna.

Operating Hours: Open all week, 11:30 am to 9 pm. 

Order Information: To book a table in advance, you can visit the website If you plan to pick your order from their shop but do not want to wait, you can place a takeaway order on the website as well. 

The Final Word

Anybody who loves their food knows that a classic burger is something that you can always have. By creating this list of the best burgers in Auckland, we hope that we can help you find your own go-to burger joint. After all, burgers can be diverse enough to be either comfort food or provide a fine dining experience with some high-quality ingredients.