Galway’s Best Burgers
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Galway’s Best Burgers

Some cravings can only be satisfied by a huge burger packed with thick patties and delicious ingredients, and luckily for us Galway has some seriously great options to choose from. Take a look at our guide here of where to go to try the best burgers in Galway...

If you're looking for a Veggie Burger head over to our list of the best veggie burgers in Galway right here. We couldn't pick just one to add to this list so we created a one solely for them. Bon appétit!!

Handsome Burger

All hail Handsome Burger's The Smokester. The burger that always leaves you wanting more and it almost sounds too good to be true. Filled with streaky bacon, smoked cheddar, pickles, lettuce, crispy onion and smoked chipotle sauce. Handsome Burger are famous for their incredible selection of delicious burgers so while choosing to name one is no easy task we highly recommend trying them for yourself asap.
49 Dominick Street Lower  // see their menu here

above: Handsome Burger's The Smokester, courtesy of Handsome Burger

Harry's Bar

Two smash patties, American cheese, crispy bacon, burger sauce, relish, and lettuce makes up the tasty Benny Burger at Harry's Bar. They were awarded Best gourmet burger specialist Connaught 2022, so you can no matter whatever you decide to order, you can be certain that any burger from Harry's Bar is always a good time.
77 Bohermore // see their menu here

above: Harry's Bars' Benny Burger, courtesy of Harry's Bar


Brought to you by the talented food-loving folk from Birdhouse, Smashbird is one of the hottest sensations in Galway’s fast food scene and now its burger scene too! Offering the tastiest birds in Galway between two buns, Smashbird has cooked up some of the nicest buttermilk fried chicken burgers around and paired them with their award-winning sauces so you best believe this is absolutely burger heaven!
5 Dominick St Upper // see their menu here 

above: Smashbird, photo by Ciarán MacChoncarraige


When it comes to bótiful Irish crafted burgers BóTOWN serve some of the best in town... sure, it's even in their names. Say cheese! Or more specially The Big Cheese. Made with a double beef patty⁣, trio of melted cheeses, hot cheese sauce, rocket, ketchup, French's mustard and served with a side of fries - this is the ultimate treat after a long day.
57 Dominick Street Lower // see their menu here

above: BóTOWN's The Big Cheese, courtesy of BóTOWN

Hush? Burger

Handmade by expert chefs, Hush? Burger's mouthwatering burgers are a treat for your taste buds! Here we recommend their Hot Honey Chicken Burger as its the perfect combination of succulent meat and crispy textures. Pair this with a side of their hand cut beer cheese fries as a side and it is a match made in heaven.
Hole in the Wall Bar, Woodquay // see their menu here

above: Hush? Burger's Hot Honey Chicken Burger, courtesy of Hush? Burger 


A burger that needs no introduction - it's the Steak Burger from Porterhouse. Don't just take our word for it this delicious burger is the customer favourite so it's popularity speaks for itself. Complete with a home pressed steak burger topped with smoked applewood cheese, streaky bacon served on a brioche bun with cos lettuce, crispy onions and Porterhouse burger sauce - Yum!
Main St, Oranmore // see their menu here

above: Porterhouse's Steak Burger, courtesy of Porterhouse

The Skeff

For those looking for great burgers, made fresh to order and at exceptionally good value The Skeff was made for you! We recommend their Mexican Spiced Chicken Burger - a chicken fillet marinated in Mexican spices topped with basil pesto mayo, cherry tomato salsa and lettuce inside a brioche bun. It's really too good to miss out on!
27 Eyre Square // see their menu here

above: photo courtesy of The Skeff

Xian Street Food

Have you ever enjoyed the explosion of delicious flavours of a Chinese burger? If you answered no to this question, get on over to Xian Street Food pronto. The Roujiamo (burger) is a multi-layer crispy bun packed with flavour. One of the oldest burger recipes in the world, you'll soon see why this burger has stood the test of time - it's incredible.
7 Quay Street // see their menu here

above: Xian Street Food's Roujiamo, courtesy of Xian Street Food


Whenever you are out drinking the night away you are really going to want to tuck into McGettigan's Signature Burger. With chuck and brisket beef and Galway Hooker battered onion rings, this is a classic Galway night out feed like no other! We really can't recommend it enough so be sure to try it for yourself the next time you're passing by their Eyre Square spot.
Eyre Square // see their menu here

above: McGettigan's Signature Burger, photo by Ciarán MacChoncarraige


Feature image of Harry's Bars' Benny Burger, courtesy of Harry's Bar

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