Celebrate Cheeseburger Day with these local legends
Melbourne has a love affair with burgers which means we’re often spoilt for options. Today is national ‘Cheeseburger Day’ and there couldn't be a better time to celebrate the iconic combination of cheese, sauce, patty and bun. We’ve done the work for you and taste-tested some of Melbourne's best - so, treat yourself to a night on the couch with these local legends.
Beatbox Kitchen, Brunswick: Established in 2009 Beatbox kitchen started as Australia’s first food truck serving the freshest burgers and fries by Raph Rashid. In 2017 Beatbox opened its first store at 692 Sydney Road, Brunswick. Their Cheeseburger: 120gm Beef Patty, American Cheese, Pickles, Onions, Burger Sauce, Ketchup Bullseye .
300 Grams, Northcote & Coburg: 300 Grams are fairly new to the Melbourne burger scene, having only opened their first store on High Street, Northcote in 2019 – but you would never know it. They pride themselves on serving the burgers of your childhood, made with the best local ingredients. Their cheeseburger: Beef, Cheese, Onion, Pickle, 300 Sauce and Ketchup
Easey's, Collingwoodt: Easey's is a celebration of quintessential Melbourne. A collaboration between 3 mates and their individuality - Jimmy Hurlston, Phil Martin and Jeremy Gaschk. Their food is a celebration of Australiana whilst keeping with the trends, by honouring the classic fish and chip shop with potato cakes and dim sims whilst also serving American inspired burgers and sandwiches. Their cheeseburger: Classic Smashed Patty, American Cheddar, Pickles, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion & Burger Sauce
1090, Richmond: A burger shop dedicated to umami burgers. Umami literally means delicious taste in Japanese. Also known as the fifth taste after sweet, sour, bitter and salty. Their beef patties are rubbed with 9 secret ingredients, prepared fresh daily, hand smashed on site. The overall result? Deep tasting, satisfying burgers with unique flavours that you never get tired of. Their Cheeseburger: Grass-Fed Angus Beef, Cheese, Mayo, Ketchup, Pickles
Dribbles, Essendon: Dribbles Burgers entered the Melbourne burger scene in 2015. Run by much-loved local, Andy (of Andy’s Place Café just across the road) and located in the popular North Essendon precinct – Dribbles quickly became one of the area’s most popular burger joints and haven’t looked back. Their cheeseburger: Beef Pattie, Tomato, Lettuce, Pickles, Mustard, Cheese, Dribbles Sauce