Traveling & Living in Peru is big on eating, and we have the restaurant reviews to prove our love for food.
However, this time around, we wanted to give you our quick go-to list of some of the best burgers in Lima.
With its industrial vibe local, Maketto not only sells Nikkei-style street food, but with a little more investigation, we found out that their La Royal Short rib burger is very unique and popular. This burger is filled with kombu (edible kelp), kimichi, rib meat, and – to top it all off – a quail egg.
Av. Mariscal La Mar 830, Miraflores
These burgers from Street Burger are for those looking for a different style. You might want to try their 28 de Julio burger that is made with lomo saltado juice. A favorite of ours was the Wall Street burger with tasty bacon, carmelized onions and smoked cheddar. You can even make the burgers into XL, meaning 400 grams of meat.
Calle San Martín 459, Miraflores
With homemade buns, this cafe’s Bacon Burger with delicious melted cheese and their Cafe a Burger with caramelized onions along with their secret sauce are cooked to juicy perfection. Our gastronomy contributor Sheila Christensen Jeanneau even swears they are the #1 one burger place in Lima.
Av. Del Ejercito 2193, San Isidro
With an Angus patty, cheddar cheese, and kyuri relish (Japanese pickle), the Black Burger at DonDoh is very unique. Its black bun is infused with squid ink. Don’t forget the hint of spicy mayo to top it all off. This burger restaurant in Lima is one you surely won’t forget.
Av. Conquistadores 999, San Isidro
This restaurant was around for many years, closed, resurfaced and then became even better and brighter than before. The secret to part of Bon Beef’s great success is using charcoal grills that help enhance the flavors of their burgers, made with 100% Angus beef.
Av. Pardo y Aliaga 588-596, San Isidro
Av. Circunvalación del Golf Los Incas 134, Local 107, Santiago de Surco
Av. De La Roca de Vegallo 318, Urb. San Felipe, Magdalena
Dog friendly and filled with American-style burger joint paraphernalia, this place will delight you with their burger options and more. Try out their Mr. Charlie, which includes a 130 gr. paddy, cheddar cheese, onion rings, pulled pork, black BBQ, and pickles.
San Isidro – Av. Dos de Mayo 1376
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One of Gastón Acurio’s famous restaurants, this one is dedicated to making enormous and delicious burgers. Papacho’s is the way to go if you are looking for a variety of flavors. Bonus: there are also vegetarian burgers.
Av. La Paz 1045, Miraflores
Centro Comercial Larcomar
Sta Catalina Angosta 115, Cusco
CC Jockey Plaza
The name says it all. This chain of burger joints specializes in juicy burgers and also makes an interpretation of the famous Jucy Lucy burger born in Minneapolis, MN; the one that has cheese inside the meat instead of just on top. It’s a must try for any burger fanatic
La Mar (680-3150) – Balboa (680-3151) – Leuro (680-3152) – La Rambla (680-3153) – Santa Catalina (680-3157) – Jockey Plaza (375-8724) – El Polo (680-3158)
This wraps up our list of the best burgers in Lima. Visit our restaurant reviews section for more inspiration and tasty eats throughout the capital of Peru.
Cover photo: Carnal sliders/Marco Simola
This article has been revised and updated from its original publication on March 8, 2019.
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