Everyone always like a good burger! Meat quality in this part of Mexico is not know to be the best but there are a lot of ways to make a hamburger and dress it up. This is an ongoing list that we will add to when we come across another burger we think you might like. Here are some good places to check out. (click on links for more information on each restaurant)
Hamburgers in Playa Del Carmen
Vegetarian Hamburgers in Playa Del Carmen
For you veggie lovers you will be pleased to know there are several places to choose from for a burger. Here they are:
They have nicely presented food here and a well thought out menu. Below is their version of a lentil burger with a side of rosemary sweet potato mash. Le Senda is on 10th Avenue between 10th Street and 12th street. It is an open air restaurant with casual vibe.
This lentil hamburger is on the menu at Bio Organicos. It comes with homemade oat bread and a mango sauce to put on your burger. It is very fresh tasting and a little spice in the mango sauce to wake up your taste buds. It is really yummy and you must try it. Bio Organicos is on 26th Street between 5th Avenue and 10th Avenue.
This is a vegetarian restaurant on 30th Avenue that has four different vegetarian options for burgers. The photo below is the beet burger with a side potato salad.
3XL Comida Grande
This hamburger restaurant has one vegetarian option. See below for more information on 3XL Hamburgers.
Seafood Burgers in Playa Del Carmen
Los Hijos de la Tostada They have one burger on their menu here and that might just be all you need! It is a tuna burger with a chipotle sauce, fried onion rings and carmalized red onions. It is not overly greesy and they give you a good hunk of tuna on it. It is technically not ground up meat but they do call it a burger and we are not going to complain because it is delicious! It comes with fried that have parmesan cheese on them. This burger is 149 pesos.
Tacontenedor is not just for seafood tacos anymore. They now have three seafood burgers on the menu. All are 119 pesos each. There is a tuna burger with mango sauce, shrimp burger with chipotle sauce and a fish burger with herbs. Their hamburgers come with sweet potato fries. Tacontenedor is located just off 5th Avenue on Constituyentes Avenue. They have a nice garden setting with umbrellas and chill music.
Beef Hamburgers in Playa Del Carmen
This is so far one of our favorite burgers in Playa Del Carmen. They have a grill master outside who works hard and these are made right there for you. It is a little greasy and delicious just like how they are supposed to be, right? They definitely should fill you up.
Not only are the prices good, so is the value. Too bad it is off the tourist trail, good thing for locals though. It is on Constituyentes Avenue between 100th and 105th Avenues.
Brochetas is known for things on skewers and they have not disappointed with their new hamburger sliders on a skewer. You get two all beef burgers with toasted bun, a little cheese and caramelized onions. These little babies are really tasty and their fries are good too! These should definitely be on your list to try.
Caguameria is a modern Mexican style bar and restaurant on 1st. Avenue and 20th Street. This restaurant is a great place for a beer and burger. They have three hamburgers on the menu including the arrachera burger. This burger has a good beef taste that is not that of ground beef. See photo below.
The restaurant is solely dedicated to burgers and they are doing a very good job with it. This place is very clean and well operated. You have the choice of beef, chicken, pork or vegetarian burgers here and after they cook it you can top it off at their large toppings bar. This restaurant is on 8th Street between 25th Avenue and 30th Avenue (in front of Walmart).
This is a local favorite for a roadside grilled burger that is not a store bought patty. They have chicken and sirloin burgers here in two sizes. Nice grilled taste. This is pretty close to what your burgers would be like off the grill at home. It is across from Centro Maya Mall.
This counter in the Mercado Paseo Del Carmen is all about hamburgers. They have beef but also chicken and seafood options. They make everything fresh and to order. Buns are toasted and they are a moist burger. You can find La Burgueseria on 10th Avenue between Juarez Avenue and Call 1 Sur.
This place is popular with young people in Playa Del Carmen not only because it is on the street going to the popular beach for young people. It is also a big greesy burger and will fill your craving for one. The burgers are good here and they come in big and bigger size! There is a whole menu of options and combinations for burgers here.
The taste is a little commercial and meat a little like store bought patties but they do dress them up to be pretty yummy.
Shark Burgers is on 28th Street between 1st Avenue and the beach.
Wah Wah is one place you can have a burger on the beach. This is an American style restaurant and they have burgers like the Texas burger with BBQ sauce and their signature stuffed burger with mushrooms, bacon and cheese (pictured below).
This is an American style burger. It is tastier then it even looks. It comes with melted manchego cheese. They have one burger on the menu but you can customize it if you like. Carboncitos Restaurant is on 4th Street between 5th Avenue and 10th Avenue.
Lamb Burgers in Playa Del Carmen
Yes even lamb burgers can be found in Playa Del Carmen. We have only found one so far but that might just be the only one you need because it is excellent! This is at the Blue Parrot Restaurant on 12th Street and the beach. Many people know Blue Parrot as a dance club but it has renovated and become more user friendly outside of nighttime hours. The restaurant is surprisingly good!! With organic ingredients and gourmet food, you can enjoy a meal here with a beach setting.
The lamb hamburger comes with an onion ring, lettuce, tomato, apple slices and blue cheese if you like. the side of fries are very tasty as well. This burger cost 165 pesos and well worth it.
Here is a handy map of all the hamburger locations we talk about in this article.
What is your favorite hamburger in Playa Del Carmen? Is there somewhere we should check out? Let us know in the comments below.