Belgium’s national dish is frites. Everyone knows that fries go hand in hand with burgers, so try both at one of Brussels’s best burger joints.
Ellis Gourmet Burger
Ellis Gourmet Burgers has locations in most major cities in Belgium and Amsterdam, serving quality burgers and delicious frites. In addition to their classics and gourmet burgers, they also have seasonal specials. During the summer for example, their location in St Catherine’s Square serves a blue cheese burger and a fish and veggies burger.
Address: Sint-Katelikneplein 4, Brussels, Belgium +32 2 514 23 14
Les Super Filles du Tram
Les Super Filles du Tram is at times slightly cramped, but the quirky decoration and great food make up for it. Diners with dietary requirements will be satisfied as apart from the usual bacon cheeseburgers, there are also delicious veggie burgers, chicken burgers, fish burgers and even a foie gras burger.
Address: 22 Rue Lesbroussart, Brussels, Belgium +32 2 648 46 60
Cool Bun serves fancy burgers made with local, organic ingredients. They have the usual burgers as well as burgers with lobster, avocado, jalapeños, guacamole and falafel. Their extensive drinks menu, with around 50 beers and wines, cocktails and aperitifs. The salads, desserts and starters are also excellent.
Address: 34 Rue Berckmans, Brussels, Belgium +32 2 537 80 02
Houtsiplou is an excellent place to go for a juicy, tasty burger. Beef, cheddar, BBQ sauce, smoked mozzarella, gorgonzola cheese, halloumi, breaded fish and ground duck breast are a few of the ingredients they use for their yummy burgers. There are also other meat and fish-based main courses, salads, and sandwiches available.
Address: 9 Place Rouppe, Brussels, Belgium +32 2 511 38 16
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