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The Best Burgers in Albuquerque

The OpenTable Team

Burgers in both classic and creative versions fit seamlessly into Albuquerque's acclaimed dining scene. The city's characteristic cuisine embraces New Mexican specialties, most famously its red and green chiles, and puts a southwestern spin on all-American favorites. Burgers perfectly complement such cuisine and also merge often with local flavors – expect chile and cheese-topped burgers to star on many a menu. But where do the smartest, most experienced diners go for the best burger in Albuquerque? We gathered data covering thousands of restaurants to discover the best burger joints in the city according to OpenTable's savviest foodies. These 10 exceptional restaurants represent the top spots in the Duke City to enjoy a world-class burger. Some offer dozens of options, others a singular burger that makes for an unforgettable meal. We recommend booking a table at any of these 10 the next time a burger craving strikes. How about right now?

Restaurants:Seasons Rotisserie & Grill, Vintage 423, Nob Hill Bar & Grill
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American
Neighborhoods:Albuquerque
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Seasons Rotisserie & Grill

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
939 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Along with claiming an ideal location right next to the historic Old Town Plaza, Seasons Rotisserie & Grill boasts one of the best burgers in Albuquerque. The restaurant’s creativeRead more
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Albuquerque

Vintage 423

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
541 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
The signature burger at Vintage 423 – a top contender for the title of best burger in Albuquerque – is a major highlight of the sophisticated eatery’s lunch and lounge menus. The VRead more
92% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in New Mexico

Nob Hill Bar & Grill

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
276 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Comfort Food
Nob Hill Bar and Grill, an upscale venue in the heart of the Nob Hill Business District, presents creative lunch and dinner menus that change seasonally but always feature some of Read more
100% recommended
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Brixens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
99 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Brixens, a lively eatery inside a turn-of-the-century building in downtown Albuquerque, puts a creative spin on classic burgers. The chimi burger is a New Mexico-inspired originalRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in New Mexico

Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
948 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Is it possible that a sophisticated wine bar presents the best burger in Albuquerque? Zinc Wine Bar and Bistro certainly makes that case with its open face patty melt plate, a majoRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in New Mexico

Five Star Burgers

$$$$·Burgers·
Albuquerque
There’s no mistaking the specialty of 5 Star Burgers, a popular, casual Albuquerque eatery with a sister venue in Taos. Its menu includes sandwiches, salads and a handful of comforRead more
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Fork And Fig

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
Fork and Fig, a sleek, contemporary 40-seat space in Uptown Albuquerque, keeps the focus of its all-day menu on gourmet burgers and sandwiches. All are prepared from scratch using Read more
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B2b Bistronomy

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
Nob Hill’s B2B Bistronomy presents big, fully loaded burgers on buns branded with its logo. It’s a statement of pride in its two-dozen burgers of 100-percent fresh New Mexican AnguRead more
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The Owl Cafe

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
With its famous “OwlBurger” following a family recipe that dates to 1948, the Owl Café claims one of the best burgers in Albuquerque. The 1950s-style restaurant has a long heritageRead more
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The Standard Diner

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
Standard Diner embraces the concept of an old-school American diner, serving comfort food in a historic venue dating to 1938. It previously housed a classic car dealership and was Read more
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