Who doesn’t love a burger? The KiA team have slipped on their stretchy pants (ok that was just Tim) and taken to the streets to find the best family burgers. Fair to say our gastro mission uncovered some serious burger gold. Some we always knew were good, some we had to search bloody hard for and some, well we can’t actually tell you about, because burger disappointment is a real thing.

We want fresh buns, tasty flame grilled meats, fancy melted cheeses. We want vego and vegan options, smaller, cheaper options for kids and it’s been a total bonus if we found a bluddy good serve of fries, chips, tots, waffle fries or maybe even a deep fried pickle to accompany.

Black buns, brioche buns, turkish bread buns – it’s all acceptable in our quest for ultimate family burger satisfaction. We even found a burger with steak and prawns in it. Dang, take my money. 

Enjoy our find and let us know what you thing when you try out some of these places. We guarentee you one thing – all of these burgers are worth driving for. 


Adelaide has been tickled pink by the release of the highly anticpated Barbie movie (dropping July 20th) with just about everything turning fabulously pink, including the food!

This limited edition dreamburger bundle from Grill’d is basically marketing genius and Barbie fans will be delighted to hear, they actually taste as good as they look! The bundle includes a grass-fed Australian beef pattie in a pink panini bun with tasty cheese, charred pineapple, avocado, tomato, cos lettuce, Spanish onion, tomato sauce, and pink mayo that will make your taste buds dance with joy! Plus, you get snack chips, pink mayo and a Raspberry Sodaly. Truly tremendous stuff! 

With five locations around Adelaide, you can find out more here


Munchies will have the Northern suburbs of Adelaide cheering with their outstanding choice of burgers. Their menu masterpiece is the Filthy Bird. This bad boy is made with fried chicken breast, a beef patty, American cheese, bacon, caramelised onion and a chilli mayo. If you’re a burger lover, get on it – it’s the real deal!

And I know this blog is about burgers, but while you’re there (and I’ve gotta say it), try their fried chicken. OMG, it’s hands down the stuff dreams are made of!

Find them at Para Hills and in Prospect!

Find them on Instagram HERE and on Facebook HERE

Cheffy Chelby’s

Ok, these are kick arse burgers, at more than reasonable prices for *really good quality* burgers and nosh.  It’s nourishing, bloody tasty food, and it’s just REAL. Much respect for this lovely hard working *super successful* business owner, it  will surely see us return time and time again. Head to Morphett Vale for this gem of a burger cafe. Go for the burgers (with drippy egg, yummmm), stay for the great staff and retro arcade games. If you live in the area, take away for home or find them on Uber Eats or Menu Log. You will not regret it.

Find them on Instagram HERE
and on Facebook HERE

BurgAnomix Glenelg

Ok, these are kick arse burgers, at more than reasonable prices for *really good quality* burgers and nosh. If you havent spent much time in Port Noarlunga, it’s a dreamy little beachy village vibe in Adelaide’s South – a real mixed bag and a complete banger in all seasons. There’s food joints here from simple to fantastic to pretentious and over priced. This place is none of those. It’s nourishing, bloody tasty food, and it’s just REAL. Much respect for this lovely hard working *super successful* business owner, it  will surely see us return time and time again. Not much seating, a little out doors, so make this one a car boot dinner, esplanade picnic or park party. If you live in the area, take away for home or find them on Uber Eats or Menu Log. You will not regret it.

Find them on Instagram HERE
and on Facebook HERE

Burgertec Christies Beach

Love these burgs. Great for bigger kids who like a decent sized burger. $10 kids meals and Tuesday is $5 cheesburger night. KiA Dad Scotty thinks these go alright, and we think he goes alright, so there’s a thing!? Video games for the kids too. Winning at life with a visit here basically. Last thing, it’s not all about the beef, the chicken burger was awesome!
Last thing – be rude of us not to tell you there are further outlets on Grage Road, Paradise & Salisbury too.

Find them on Insta HERE
and Facbook HERE 

Cheeky Chook Eats

Fancy a burger made by one of Adelaide’s top chefs? Cheeky Chook is a sensational burger experience (washing it down with tap beer on site is optional but highly recommended) that will make you want to go back as soon as you possibly can. We strongly suggest the ‘West Fried’ which gives you that ‘food so good it makes you close your eyes’ moments, which you don’t come across too often! The hardest part about writing about this place is wanting to go back. It is that good. Exceptionally note worthy, the kid sized Bettys Jnr Burger and West Fried Jnr Burger.

Find them on Facebook HERE

Acre & Ash Grazing Studio

The new upstart challenger to the best burger title is this ripper from Acre and Ash at Murray Bridge. A brand new family owned cafe, we bloody loved there burgers which were the Goldilock sized….not too big and not too small. Just right. We are all about their signature Brioche Burger but their Bacon Burger was top notch too. It is well worth the drive and the little tackers can play in the kids play area whilst you dine in burger heaven. Bliss.

Find them on Facebook HERE


Burgers at Nords will always be a strong showing on any ‘best burger’ list. A huge range of options (plus some ripper sides that the kids will LOVE). It’s one of those burger spots that people will travel a fair way to get too. Going to admit to a controversial opinion here but we feel they have slipped down the rankings in the past few years. Still deserving of a solid holding in the top ten. Find them in Norwood, Hindmarsh, Frewville and Chinatown.

Visit them on Facebook HERE

CnB Chicken and Burgers Rundle Place

Apparently, the world has gone mad for Korean Fried Chicken. A craze I never fully understood until last week when CnB or (Chicken n’ Burgers) officially opened their second Adelaide store and invited us along to sample their mouth-watering menu. It’s pretty safe to say, we’re addicted!

Located in the city’s premier retail centre Rundle Place, this fried chicken specialist is great for both a quick bite to eat with the kids or a flavoursome meal to please your tastebuds.

Read our full review HERE

Diamond Burger

Brilliant burgers with basketball hoops on every table? What a time to be alive! The team at Diamond Burger love their basketball and your kids will love smashing down a delicious burger while shooting some hoops on the mini rings. Watch some games on the big screens and just chill in the comfy booths and soak in the atmosphere, this is a new spot that all burgers lovers need to try!

Read all about our visit HERE


A hugely popular brunch and lunch spot just opposite the parklands on Fullarton Road, you will always see a heap of young families at this place and it is easy to see why….but how is the burger? Fantastic! Tried something a bit different with the slaw and were not disappointed. Served with a side of nice chips which didn’t last long with my 3 tiny seagulls around. If you have enough room left for a dessert after your burger feast (you will….it is a different tank for dessert) then try the Lotus pancakes. Go on. We dare you.

Find them on Facebook HERE

Hammer ‘n’ Tongs

Another new entry, with this country beauty opening at Strath in 2019, making it a great place to stop for lunch while you cruise the hills. The restaurant itself is brilliant with a blacksmith style theme so a burger seemed a fitting choice. A great sized burger with really good chips, again we chose the chicken and we absolutely can’t wait to go back and smash down another.

Find them on Facebook HERE

Normanville Kiosk and Cafe

Beautiful seaside regional town who also boasts one of the best burgers in the state? OK Normy Kiosk, you have our attention! Located in absolute beachfront, right next to the jetty at Normanville, this place has you sorted for breaky and lunch (great coffee to boot) during your weekend away or day trip down the Fleurieu. Thankfully during a recent visit we tried their double cheeseburger and can confirm it is amazing. Juicy beef, with bacon and just a whole lot of awesomeness, this is one you have to try.

Find them on Facebook HERE

127 Days Urban Eats

Do not ever try to tell Jacki there is a better burger in Adelaide than here. It’s like telling a Port Supporter that the Adelaide Crows are a credible team this year. We love that from the seventeen or so burgers on their menu, two are exceptional vegetarian options, yet they still note under these two menu items that there is an option to add meat. Worth.The.Drive and Go.The.Sides.

Find them in Croydon Park and on Facebook HERE

Coffeed Cafe

Coffeed Cafe at Aberfoyle Park has the best Chicken & Chorizo burger. All the burgers get our tickets of approval. Friday night special $10 burgers goes alright too. We love that it’s great value on a weekend not a random Tuesday. No self respecting parent buys burgers on a Tuesday night. Kidding…..Saturdays pasta night, love that too. Good size kids nuggets and chips and the think shakes go alright.

Always consistent and worth a visit! Find them on Facebook HERE


With locations at Glenelg and Hawthorn, you have no excuse not to try these awesome burgers! They take real pride in their food and it shows, with the best quality meats and toppings used to serve up a burger lover’s delight! We loved our visit and found the staff friendly, the environment super family friendly and the burgers were top notch. Take away and dine-in options of course, and with a kids menu to take care of the little tackers you should be sorted for a top feed. Oh and they have even catered for the non-burger fans with salad and vegetarian options. Well worth a look to check it out!

Find them on Facebook HERE

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