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 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 restaurants 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

Seasons Rotisserie & Grill

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
1,037 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • 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
92% recommended
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Vintage 423

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
571 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
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
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Nob Hill Bar & Grill

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
276 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
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
82% recommended
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Brixens

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
157 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
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
96% recommended
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Zinc Wine Bar & Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Albuquerque
1,009 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
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
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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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