, the capital of Georgia, boasts with a wide variety of eateries offering different cuisines for locals and visitors alike. Burger restaurants and bars have been emerging in recent years and have taken over the dining scene. So if you are craving a burger while visiting the city, here’s the list of some of the best burger spots to try while you’re in town.
Pipes Burger Joint
Restaurant, American, $$$
Pipes Burger Joint is one of the favorite burger spots for locals. The meat is cooked medium but can be well done if you’d like, and a soft bun and in-house sauces give those burgers a unique flavor. With a minimalistic interior and a friendly atmosphere, the menu here is quite diverse with 13 different burgers from which to choose. If you are a vegetarian, don’t worry, they also serve falafel, Genovese, and aloha burgers. In addition, they also have several soups and salads.
The venue has two branches in Tbilisi, one in Fabrika at Ninoshvili str. 8 and one at Vashlovani str. 8.
Restaurant, American, Fast Food, $$$
Mugsy’s Burger is the best place for budget travelers, as the prices here are extremely low compared to other burger joints in Tbilisi. It’s more like a fast food place rather than a café or a bar. The choice here is significant, and burgers are surprisingly tasty.
Burger House Tbilisi
Restaurant, Fast Food, $$$
Owned by a professional chef, the Burger House Tbilisi has one of the healthiest burgers in town. The selection is limited, but the prices of the burgers are very affordable and come with fries and salad. Vegetarians can find a burger suited for their needs, as well as salads and hummus with pita bread.
Cafe, Restaurant, Seafood
Strada is another typical café that has two burgers on its menu. Have you tried the burger made with a black bun? If not, this is the place to check it out. The burger has a salmon patty inside and comes with fresh salad and sweet pickled cucumber.
Restaurant, European, American, Vegetarian, $$$
Factory 27 is another typical café that serves burgers on their menu. They have the usual hamburgers and cheeseburgers, fish burgers, chicken burgers, and blue cheese burgers that all come with french fries. Unfortunately, they don’t have any vegetarian burgers, but they do have other dishes that are vegetable-based.
Restaurant, American, Pub Grub, $$$
Gas Burger is another very affordable burger spot with decent burgers in Tbilisi. The restaurant catches your eyes with old, vintage cars turned into tables and chairs in American-diner style with big posters from the ’50s, combos, and a jukebox.
Respublika Grill Bar
Restaurant, Steakhouse, Pub Grub, $$$
Respublika Grill Bar is not only a burger bar. Their menu is quite diverse and offers an extensive variety of starters, salads, main courses, tapas, and desserts. The burger menu is also quite decent with a selection of eight different kinds. You can choose to order those burgers with your choice of side dish and sauces.