So, buying a $20 burger is too much for you? Of course it can be expensive for most of us as in the end it’s just a burger. But then have you ever heard about burgers that cost hundreds of dollars or more?
If not, then we are going to introduce you to a few of the most expensive burgers around the world today. While having even a bite of it can cost you lunch for days, such burgers should only be tried if you are filthy rich and want to show off your wealth on Instagram with a perfect picture of the burgers.
10. The Rossini – Price $60
This burger is considered as a tribute to the Italian composer, Gioacchino Rossini, and is only available at The Burger Bar branches in Las Vegas, San Francisco and Saint Louis. With this, you will get to taste a blend of Kobe beef, sautéed foie gras, shaved black truffles, Madeira sauce and onion buns.
9. BRGR – Price $100
Experience foodgasm in its purest form with this super expensive burger that is available only at M:BRGR in Montreal. Just like the previous one, you will find two Kobe beef patties as its top ingredient along with bacon, foie gras, and a honey truffle aioli. If you want to enhance the taste, then you can also include grilled pear, fig jam and an additional topping of olive.
8. Million Rupiah Burger – Price $108
This one is offered by Hotel Four Seasons, Jakarta, Indonesia which has Kobe beef, foie gras, Portobello mushrooms and Korean pears packed in this burger. You also get a complimentary french fries which should not be missed. But do the locals really go there knowing that it costs twice the monthly minimum wage in the country overall? That is the reason it isn’t selling as a hot cake.
7. The DB “ROYALE” Double Truffle Burger – Price $120
A genuine masterpiece by celebrity chef Daniel Boulud who used red wine-braised short ribs off the bone, foie gras, black truffles, a mix of root vegetables and preserved black truffles between toasted parmesan and poppy seed buns. This all is not enough as you also get more fresh black truffles on the top as well. One can enjoy this at DB Bistro Moderne in New York and the Daniel Boulud Brasserie in Las Vegas.
6. The Tri-Beef Burger – Price $125
A burger with three different types of beef. Sounds pretty amazing, right? You can visit The Old Homestead Steakhouse, Boca Raton, Florida, to taste American Prime beef, Kobe beef and Argentine beef squeezed together in a bun with truffles and Chipotle Ketchup. Moreover, a contribution of $10 from each Tri-beef Burgers goes to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which also justifies its price.
5. THE BURGER – Price £95 ($150)
Can you imagine that a burger from Burger King can be a part of such a list? Well, it’s the reality and maybe they really wanted to be in the list of most expensive burgers. The food chain executives decided to come out with Flame-grilled Kobe beef, white truffles in Iranian saffron between two truffle buns and called it The Burger in 2008. It indeed was made by keeping in mind the choice of a king.
4. The X Burger – 180,000 Korean Won – Price $160
The ingredients of the X Burger speak a lot about its status as it is one of the most liked burgers in the list. W Hotel chef Ciaran Hickey mixed Australian Wagyu beef with seared foie gras and shaved black truffles in between brioche buns. The tomatoes on top, grilled red onion, asparagus and wild mushrooms together with a sauce becomes irresistible.
3. Le Burger Extravagant – Price $295
As classy as it is, this one requires 48-hour advanced reservations to make foodies enjoy this at Serendipity 3 in New York City. It’s made of Kobe beef, white truffle butter, shaved black truffles, fried quail eggs, and cheddar cheese aged 18 months in a cave. Besides that diamond-gold toothpick comes up as a perfect ending for such a dish.
2. 777 Burger – Price $777
When in Vegas, don’t miss out on this one. Eat your heart out at Le Burger Brasserie in the Paris Las Vegas which sells a burger made up of Kobe beef, fresh Maine lobster, caramelized onions, imported Brie cheese, crispy prosciutto and 100-year-old aged Balsamic vinegar. It also comes with a bottle of Dom Perignon Red and gives you a glimpse of how real money tastes like.
1. THE FLEURBURGER – Price $5,000
The price is indeed right as chef Hubert Keller’s special burger will taste like something out of this world. As we all know that the patty of Kobe beef is already very expensive so combining that yet again with foie gras, shaved black truffles and a brioche truffle bun, you are in for the most expensive burger till date. It’s served with a bottle of 1995 Chateau Petrus to enhance the experience.