Whether they’re made from camel meat or first-rate beef, visitors to Abu Dhabi can expect to find some of the tastiest, best and most unique burger creations in the UAE. With the American delicacy sweeping the Middle Eastern nation in recent times, there is now an array of top spots in which to enjoy a top-quality burger in Abu Dhabi, from beachside resorts to traditional cafés. Here’s our definitive guide to the 10 best burger joints in the city.
Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi, Rodeo Grill sets the standard for steakhouses in the area. Featuring warm grey timbers that line the walls and floor, a contemporary dining experience is created here where only the finest ingredients are served. The burgers here are made from prime aged beef, and are all served with salty, hand-cut fries. Complementing the food is the large beverage list offering a wide selection of first-rate cocktails and a wealth of wines from the two walk-in cellars.
The NRG Sports Café in an ex-pat favorite and is a first-class establishment serving quality burgers. It exudes a warm, upbeat atmposphere and hosts international sport screenings on large indoor and outdoor televisions. And this venue boasts one of the biggest menus in the area. If you have a craving for guacamole, order the Acapulco burger, oozing with the green stuff. There are great vegetarian and vegan options on offer too, with the veggie burger being topped with creamy mayonnaise, gherkins and fresh feta cheese.
At Rock Bottom Café visitors can throw darts, drink beer and enjoy an array of tasty food. This is a homely, amiable establishment which regularly hosts live DJs, and is home to some delectable burger options. The Old Fashioned here is a particular favorite, topped with onion rings and cheddar cheese, and there is also a wealth of international options to choose from, including chicken curry and fish and chips.
Rock Bottom Café, Al Diar Capital Hotel, Al Markaziyah, Abu Dhabi UAE, +971 (0)2 678 7700