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Burger Theory

American, Fast food, Australian
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8-10 Union St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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258 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Marginally better than fancy burger, these burgers still failed to deliver any wow. The creations of their monthly specials look and taste like experiments at home with burger ingredients.

Thank Mike S
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Quick catch up today with a friend from interstate - blown away but the quality of the burger. We went to the Adelaide campus outlet which is a great place for a quick bite and really pleased they offered a GF option (no bun but sandwiched between lettuce leaves.

Thank Raewyn T
Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Family favourite burger place, a must stop on the way home through the city with the family. Great friendly and familiar staff, fast serving food, and the greatest Frozen Custard or frozen anything for that matter that I've ever come across (Id recommend adding Mars Pods to a Vanillia Frozen Custard). I personally make sure to check out their burger... More 

Thank stephenscicluna98
Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I had the burger number 2 meal deal with the chips and beer. I feel that a burger should have some kind of salad on it so this burger wasn't for me. It might be your cup of tea though. The bun was brioche too. At $21 I thought it a bit pricey for what it was and I left... More 

Thank AntoBeck
Adelaide, Australia
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285 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The chickpea patty I ordered here was a bit of a fail last time. It was so oily, the oil was seeping all the way through the bun bread onto my fingers. I kept hearing these burgers are great though, so I went for the chicken this time. It was not breast, it was ground up chicken battered in something... More 

Thank Rebecca N
Adelaide, Australia
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129 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Burgers are always tasty! Most burgers can be done on gluten free buns or lettuce wrapped which suits us. Pearls Cheeseburger is our fave like a healthy version of maccas. Never been disappointed. Uber Eats deliver which is awesome too.

Thank James H
Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Checked this place out yesterday ...open bar style eatery with local beer on tap. Burgers were fresh and tasty although the chips were skinny fries but cooked well .... I recommend asking for well done if you don't enough pink beef - the cheese burger was especially good!

Thank CiaranExplorer
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I used to love coming here and ordering their Blue Cheese Burger with their lovely Pancetta - But the blue cheese isn't as strong as it used to be. The Pancetta pieces never felt fatty and chewy as they do now. The staff are very laid back... perhaps too laid back, I've seen them handle paper money then handle their... More 

Thank Table4Chef
South Australia, Australia
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99 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Perhaps a better idea was to take a photo of the burger but oh wells! It's been a year since I went to Burger Theory and I doubt I'd go again. The size of the burger and chips are not worthy for the price you pay, when you can easily just drop by Grill'd or Hungry Jack's for a decent... More 

Thank _foodiejAUS
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Has to be one of my favourite places to grab a burger! Locally sourced ingredients, the best chicken burger in town, good portion sizes, and wine with your meal! I couldn't have asked for more. Also, the guys that run it are young SA entrepreneurs - will be back!

Thank Port_Anfield

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
American, Fast food, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-10 Union St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?