Looking for Something Different? Meat These 13 Quirky Burgers

Burgers are a dime in a dozen, with tons of eateries and online shops offering this beefy sandwich. But beyond the standard brioche buns, fixings, and beef patties, there are actually a few creative combos out there that you shouldn’t miss!

And so, for the adventurous foodies who want something different for a change…

Meat These 13 Quirky Burgers

(Disclaimer: these burgers are not ranked in any particular order)

13. Mac n’ Cheese Burger (Zark’s Burgers)

IG: @zarksburgers / FB: https://www.facebook.com/ZarksBurgersPH/

Zark’s Burgers is known for their beefy selection of burgers, and quirky ones at that. Their Grilled Double Double burger features the classic burger buns with a pure beef patty, honey-cured bacon, and a generous drizzle of cheddar cheese. But the star of this sandwich? Gooey and cheesy Mac n’ Cheese right in the middle! Get it in selected Zark’s branches— they’re open for walk-ins, takeout, and delivery via FoodPanda, GrabFood, Lalafood, or your preferred third-party courier.

12. USDA Sirloin Burger (Wolfgang’s Steakhouse)

IG: @wolfgangssteakhouseph / FB: https://www.facebook.com/WolfgangsSteakhousePH/

Photo from Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

Looking for a fancy burger? The New York Prime Burger from Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is perfect for the sophisticated palate. Their patty is made with ground USDA Prime dry-aged sirloin— high-quality meat unlike anywhere else. A slab of thick bacon goes on top, while fresh tomatoes and lettuce flank the sides. And to finish off this glorious meaty burger? A generous helping of cheese sauce and two soft buns to keep everything together. This indulgent burger can be yours for the taking through your choice of pickup or delivery— more details here.

11. Pancake Burger (Jollibee)

IG: @jollibee / FB: https://www.facebook.com/JollibeePhilippines

Pancake is a basic breakfast item. So are eggs and bacon, too. But what happens if you put all three together? You get a Bacon, Egg and, Cheese Pancake Sandwich! A mix of sweet and salty flavors all encased in a handheld treat, this Jollibee breakfast item is as quirky as it gets because you get pancakes instead of the usual burger buns. Start your mornings on a good note by getting this via pick-up, drive-thru, and delivery in these branches.

10. Black Burger (390 Degrees)

IG: @390degrees.resto / FB: https://www.facebook.com/390Degrees.Resto

Activated charcoal has made its way into food, and even in burgers, too. The 390 Degrees Black Burger features brioche buns dyed in a rich black hue with a charcoal-grilled beef patty right in the center. Lettuce, tomatoes, and caramelized onions complete the dish, along with a creamy cheese sauce. For deliveries or pickups, you can contact them at (02)8284-5110, or (0921)244-6502.

9. Honey Walnut Shrimp Burger (Fowlbread)

IG: @fowlbread / FB: https://www.facebook.com/fowlbread

Whether it’s a pescetarian choice or something for seafood lovers out there, the Honey Walnut Shrimp Sandwich of Fowlbread does not disappoint. This Asian-style burger comes with deep-fried shrimp mixed together with walnuts, creamy mayonnaise, and a touch of honey. The result is a sweet and salty blend of flavors that is both rich and indulgent. Order your very own through their website or via GrabFood and FoodPanda.

8. Pineapple Burger (Jollibee)

IG: @jollibee / FB: https://www.facebook.com/JollibeePhilippines

The faction may be divided for pineapples on pizza or not, but Jollibee gives pineapple lovers something to pine for (pun intended), and that’s their Amazing Aloha Yumburger. Comprised of the usual fixings you’d expect from a Jollibee burger— langhap-sarap beef patty, Jollibee’s signature burger sauce, bacon, tomatoes, lettuce, and cheese. Right in the center, you get a thick slice of pineapple for that sour-sweet refreshing taste that contrasts with the burger’s overall meatiness. And the good news in all this? It’s here to stay, for good! Get your own burger via pick-up, drive-thru, and delivery in these branches.

7. Lamb Burger (Brother’s Burger)

IG: @brothersburger / FB: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialBrothersBurger

The Lamb Burger from Brothers Burger is another fancy burger to add to the list. You get a lamb patty with fresh lettuce and tomatoes— topped with creamy homemade mayonnaise, Feta Cheese, and pesto sauce— sandwiched between soft oatmeal buns. While it has a distinct earthy flavor that sets it apart from the usual beef burgers, it’s something adventurous foodies will definitely appreciate. Currently, they’re available on GrabFood and FoodPanda, but you can always get them delivered via third-party couriers. Check out their available branches and food truck schedule here.

6. Hashbrown Burger (Jess & Pat’s)

IG: @jessxpats / FB: https://www.facebook.com/jessxpats

Photo from Jess & Pat’s

Ditching the run-of-the-mill burger buns, the Charlie Brown Burger of Jess & Pat’s comes with 2 hash browns instead. This burger comes with 100% pure beef patty, fries, and tons of gooey cheese in between crispy hash browns. Delightfully greasy, meaty, and cheesy (as in super cheesy), this burger is available for delivery or takeout over at their branch in Maginhawa, Quezon City.

5. Lego-shaped Burgers (Brick Burger)

IG: @brickburgerph / FB: https://www.facebook.com/BrickburgerPH

Who says that you can’t play with your food? Over at Brick Burger, your burger buns not only come in bright colors, but they’re shaped like blocks too! The Nacho Tuesday, for example, is a Mexican-style burger with lettuce, tomato, chili con carne, cheese sauce, and crunchy nacho chips. And contrary to its name, it’s available on all days of the week! Check out their menu here, and contact them at 09666337255 or 09324579017— they deliver within Marikina, Pasig, and Quezon City.

4. Grilled Cheese Burger (Sweet Ecstasy)

IG: @sweetxmanila / FB: https://www.facebook.com/SweetXManila

Don’t let the deceptively simple appearance fool you— the Grilled Cheese Cheeseburger of Sweet Ecstasy is one sandwich-ception you can’t miss. The classic brioche buns are traded off for not just one, but two grilled cheese sandwiches on either side! And right smack in the center, you can find their signature patty, even more cheese, and creamy garlic aioli. Now that’s triple the cheese, and triple the fun! Get yours via delivery through GrabFood, FoodPanda, and Lalafood or you can just visit their branches— Sweet Ecstacy is now open for walk-ins!

For more yummy and mouthwatering food photos and recipes, check out WIM Yummy on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wimyummy and on Instagram @wimyummy. We’ve got burgers and tons of drool-worthy pics!

And now, here are 3 more quirky burgers to keep your eye on:

3. Rice Burger (MOS Burger)

IG: @mosburgerphilippines / FB: https://www.facebook.com/mosburgerphilippines

Does anyone remember the rice burgers launched by a certain famous fast-food chain many years back? For those who do, or just can’t get enough of rice, Japanese burger joint MOS Burger introduces their Yakiniku Rice Burger, and it’s a definite must-have! This Japanese-inspired burger comes with rice patties, along with thin strips of teriyaki beef and caramelized onions in fresh lettuce leaves. And good news: they now offer pickups over at their Robison’s Galleria branch in Ortigas and deliveries via GrabFood.

2. Mushroom Burger (Shake Shack)

IG: @shakeshackph / FB: https://www.facebook.com/shakeshackph

A meatless alternative for burger lovers, the Shroom Burger of Shake Shack features a deep-fried Portobello mushroom patty that’s positively oozing with cheese once you take a bite! It’s even got the usual soft buns, lettuce, and tomato trimmings, along with the classic Shack Sauce that every Shake Shack fan knows and loves. Currently, Shake Shack offers a build-your-own kit for its burgers, which you can order via FoodPanda or pick up in-store.

1. Kesong Puti Ice Cream Burger (Hey Ho Garage Burgers)

IG: @heyhogburgs / FB: www.facebook.com/heyhogarageburgs

Sugar, spice, and everything nice. These won’t give you the Powerpuff Girls, but they will give you quite a quirky burger— one with, you read that right, ice cream! Right smack in the middle. The Creamson of Hey Ho Garage Burgers comes with deep-fried Nashville-style hot fried chicken for that heat, Mike’s hot honey drizzle for that element of sweetness, and a Kesong Puti ice cream to cool things down. Get a hold of this burger via delivery on GrabFood or through takeout straight from their branch in Muntinlupa.

[Also read: 21 Burgers to Try in Metro Manila!]

Do you know any other quirky burgers that should have made it to the list? Let us know!

Do you have a story for the WhenInManila.com Team? Email us at story.wheninmanila@gmail.com or send us a direct message at WhenInMania.com Facebook Page. Interact with the team and join the WhenInManila.com Community at WIM Squad and join us on Viber where we share our stories and more!

Related Stories