7 of the best burgers in Milan
Global Blue guides you through the best burgers in Milan. Whether you are looking for a quick lunch on the go, craving fast food or want to try some of the best meat in the city, we show you where to find the best burgers
Tizzy’s NY Bar and Grill
Tizzy’s NY Bar and Grill has become a mainstay of Milan’s food scene thanks to its delicious burgers. Owner Tizzy Beck offers a slice of her native New York in Milan at this relaxed American-style diner which serves up top burgers, sandwiches and indulgent desserts. Using only the highest quality ingredients in each burger, Tizzy’s NY Bar and Grill proves that fast food doesn’t have to mean junk food. Options include the Ilana Burger, topped with fried onions and Swiss cheese, the Jaime Burger, topped with guacamole, and the Dani Burger, made with pesto and mozzarella. Vegetarians will enjoy the Tori Burger, which features a chickpea and mixed vegetable patty.
Tizzy’s NY Bar and Grill, Alzaia Naviglio Grande 46, 20144 Milan, +39 02 5811 8227
Those looking for a healthy twist to traditional menu offerings should make a beeline for vegetarian restaurant Flower Burger, which serves some of the best veggie and vegan burgers in the city. Dishes feature different home-made breads, including a black bun made with charcoal and yellow turmeric, and range from Cheese Cecio, featuring a chickpea patty and cheddar with vegan tartar sauce, to the Tofungo, with seven-grain bread, tofu patty, mushroom sauce and mushrooms.
Flower Burger, Viale Vittorio Veneto 10, 20124 Milan, +39 02 3962 8381
Located in the cool Brera district, Morso Burger is one of the most chic burger hotspots in the city. Quality and attention to detail are at the heart of the eatery’s ethos, with locally sourced meat, seasonal vegetables, high-quality cheese and stoneground flour used throughout. The menu features traditional and unique burgers, and those looking for something special should opt for the Sesam with beef, daikon radish, purple potatoes, tofu, sweet and sour sauce, and spinach sprouts. Vegetarians are catered for with a veggie burger featuring grilled cheese and olives.
Morso Burger, Via Montebello 7, 20121 Milan, +39 02 3653 2375
At Macinata, the burgers are 100% customisable. From the meat to the bread, fillings and sauces, diners are invited to create their own versions, whether they are looking for classic or more unusual offerings. Meat options include black Irish Angus, Uruguayan and wagyu beef, and there is also a vegetarian offering. Toppings are extensive and include everything from a selection of cheeses to truffle cream, mushrooms, rocket and courgette. If the thought of all these options is too much, Macinata offers a menu of its own creations, such as the Summer burger, with mint, lime and tomato.
Macinata, Via Goito 3, 20121 Milan, +39 02 2901 4858
For one of the quirkiest and most Instagram-worthy burger restaurants in Milan head over to Macha Café where the cool Japanese-style eatery showcases a love of all things green, including matcha tea and avocado. The matcha-themed menu offers everything from pancakes to energy bowls and cocktails, making it the ultimate place to enjoy a delicious Japanese-style snack. The avocado burger is a bestseller here and features salmon and salad in an avocado bun.
Macha Café, Viale Francesco Crispi 15, 20121 Milan, +39 02 4547 3046
Ham Holy Burger
Ham Holy Burger uses the finest ingredients to create the ultimate tender, flavoursome gourmet beef burgers. The impressive menu features chicken, pork and beef burgers, and highlights include the Polpetta – a tasty meatball burger topped with scamorza cheese, aubergine, basil and Parmesan cheese. Hungry diners should opt for the Monte, made with Limousin beef, mushrooms, fontina cheese, ham, onion, salad and honey mustard sauce. With iPads placed at each table for customers to order food and surf the web, the restaurant is among the most high-tech burger bars in Milan.
Ham Holy Burger, Via Palermo 15, 20121 Milan, +39 02 875510
Located somewhat off the beaten track, popular hotspot Al Mercato boasts an impressive reputation for offering one of the best burgers in Milan. It has become a cult favourite with food bloggers who rave about the burgers here, made with 200g meat patties, lettuce, home-made pickles, onion jam and special sauce. Guests are also encouraged to create their own burgers by adding toppings such as brie, bacon or avocado.
Al Mercato, Via Sant’Eufemia 16, 20122 Milan, +39 02 8723 7167