5 Most Expensive Burgers
There may be a cheap burger around every corner, but these places are serving up the 5 most expensive burgers in the world. These indulgences take size, toppings, and luxury to the extreme and serve some serious burgers.
- The FleurBurger 5000. At $5,000, the FleurBurger 5000 is the most expensive burger in the world. Made of Kobe beef and topped with foie gras and black truffles. The burger is served on a brioche truffle bun and topped with truffle sauce. It comes with a bottle of 1990 Chateau Petrus served in Ichendorf Brunello stemware. While confirmed at the Las Vegas location, rumor has it that the FleurBurger 5000 is also available at Burger Bar locations in St. Louis and San Francisco. Burger Bar: Mandalay Bay Las Vegas; 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South; Las Vegas, NV 89119.
- The 777 Burger. The $777 burger is served with a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne. This expensive burger is made of Kobe beef and Maine lobster Burger and topped with imported Brie, caramelized onions, prosciutto and 100-year-old balsamic vinegar. Le Burger Brassiere: Paris Las Vegas; 3655 Las Vegas Boulevard. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109.
- The 150 Pound Absolutely Ridiculous Burger. This $499 burger actually weighs in at 150 pounds and requires 72 hours notice to prepare. As of 2009, Mallie’s also holds the Guinness World Record for the largest burger. Mallie’s Sports Grill and Bar: 19400 Northline Road; Southgate, MI 48192.
- Kobe Truffle Burger. At $175, the reigning most expensive burger in New York City can be found at Wall Street Burger Shoppe. The Kobe beef patty is topped with Gruyere cheese, black truffles, wild mushrooms, and foie gras. The burger is served with Belgian fries and a mixed greens and tomato salad. Wall Street Burger Shoppe: 30 Water Street; New York, NY 10004.
- Double Truffle Burger. Available only during black truffle season—December through March, the Double Truffle Burger costs $150. It occasionally swaps places with the Kobe Truffle Burger as the most expensive burger in New York City. The burger itself is a ground sirloin patty stuffed with red wine braised short ribs. Daniel Boulud’s DB Bistro Moderne: 55 West 44th Street; New York, NY 10036.
Posted on: Jul. 20, 2010