When it comes to burgers in Las Vegas, your options are all over the map. On one end of the spectrum are low-quality fast food options, and on the other are ritzy designer burgers that cost a fortune. If you are anything like us, you prefer the middle ground. McDonald’s, White Castle, and Johnny Rockets can be eaten at home, but a $40 burger is excessive.
We wanted to put together a rundown of cheap burger options in Las Vegas, both on the Strip and Fremont Street that provide a solid burger, at a price that will preserve your bankroll.
To qualify for the compilation of cheap burgers downtown or on the Strip, options needed to be priced at about $15 or below. As you’ll see, there is some great value out there, especially downtown Las Vegas!
Where to Find a Cheap Burger on the Strip
Ocean One at Planet Hollywood: Found in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, Ocean One offers one of the cheapest sit-down burgers on the Las Vegas Strip as part of their $4.99 lunch menu. Ocean One’s 1/2 lb. Sirloin Burger comes with your choice of seasoned fries, coleslaw, or rice and is sincerely good, and filling, for the price. Highly recommended for those looking for a budget burger. See the full menu.
Shake Shack at New York New York: Although “fast-casual” and pretty darn close to being considered a fast food option, Shake Shack at New York New York offers one of the cheapest burgers on the Strip at $6.19 each. While not a sit-down restaurant per se, Shake Shack is a great option for those looking for an inexpensive burger.
Fatburger: Just north of MGM Grand and across the street from Park MGM, Fatburger serves a 1/3 lb. burger for $6.99, a 1/2 lb. burger for $7.99, and a 1 lb. burger for $10.49. Although fries and drinks are sold separately, Fatburger represents a solid burger deal on the Strip.
Buffalo Wild Wings at Planet Hollywood: While BWW is known primarily for their selection of wings, they do offer inexpensive burger meals under $15 in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. Check out their “All American Cheeseburger Lunch Combo” which includes fries and a drink for $10. See the menu.
Ketchup at Planet Hollywood: Another hidden gem in the Miracle Mile Shops, Ketchup offers an assortment of burgers at price points starting at $10. We recently took advantage of their $5 classic burger deal which is offered Mon – Fri from 11 am – 3 pm. See the full menu.
Burger Lounge at Aria: When you think “Cheap burgers on the Strip”, I doubt Aria comes to mind, however, their Burger Lounge offers options as inexpensive as $11.50. Sides are not included, and adding fries will tack $5.95 to your bill. See the full menu.
America at NYNY: Offering some of the cheapest burgers on the Strip (that aren’t fast food), America offers a half-pound sirloin burger with fries for a paltry $12.50. There are also a number of other inexpensive burger options that can be viewed here.
Broadway Burger at NYNY: Tucked within the themed Greenwich Village section of NYNY that is fun to walk through, Broadway offers a number of cheap burger options, starting with the Classic Broadway Cheeseburger for $8.95. Broadway also offers a wide assortment of affordable burger and meal options, which include fries and a drink under $15. View the menu.
Backstage Deli at Luxor: One of the least expensive non-fast food burgers on the Las Vegas Strip, Backstage offers a 1/4th lb. cheeseburger on a brioche bun for a mere $10. Fries are an additional $4, but your total will still be below $15. See the full menu here.
Burger Brasserie at Paris: Offering a unique assortment of burgers that range from a standard cheeseburger, to a Champaign Turkey Burger at a $15 price point, Paris could be a solid spot to grab a cheap sit-down burger on the Strip. View the menu.
Wahlburgers at Bally’s: Located out in front of Bally’s in the colorful Grand Bazaar Shops, Wahlburgers offers a 1/3 lb. hamburger complete with lettuce, tomato, onions, and pickles for $11.45. Note that sides are separate and adding fries will set you back $4.95. Still a pretty cheap burger by Strip standards. View the menu.
Yard House at Linq: Check out the LINQ Promenade and stop in at Yard House for a cheap burger. A traditional hamburger served with garlic aioli and fries will set you back $11.99, with most other upgrades still costing less than $15. See the full menu.
Nine Fine Irishmen: Also at NYNY, Nine Fine Irishmen offers a standard burger with Irish cheddar, Irish bacon, lettuce, tomato, and caramelized onions for $15.99. See the full menu.
San Gennaro Burger at Venetian: A quick-serve option, San Gennaro’s Classic Burger starts at a $10 price point and additional options are offered at a slight upcharge. Although Fries are an additional $4, a quality burger and fries can be had near a $15 price point.
Grand Lux Cafe at Venetian: Representing a strong value, the Double Smash Cheeseburger, with two beef patties is served with fries and will only set you back $14.95. View the menu.
Tom’s Urban at NYNY: Located in the front facade of New York New York, Tom’s offers an All American Burger complete with Angus beef, and American cheese, served on a brioche bun with garlic fries for $16.99. See the menu.
Ellis Island: An honorable mention making our list of cheap burgers on the Las Vegas Strip is Ellis Island, which is located just off the Strip a short walk behind Bally’s. Hamburgers at Ellis’ Villiage Pub & Cafe are almost all below $10 and we suggest the 50/50 burger which is 50% beef, and 50% ground bacon. How could you go wrong? See the menu.
Where to Find a Cheap Burger Downtown Las Vegas
Binion’s Deli: Offering quick, inexpensive food, Binion’s Famous Burger can be had for a mere $5.99, or you can upgrade to the Double Burger for $8.99. Items are served a la carte, so sides are extra. Check out the full menu here.
Chicago Brewing at 4 Queens: In addition to a selection of craft beer, Chicago Brewing offers a $9.99 Brew Burger which is served with lettuce, tomato, pickle chips, and french fries. View the menu.
Tony Roma’s at Fremont: Burger options at Fremont are all relatively inexpensive and range from $11 to $13 which includes french fries and a pickle. View the menu. Fremont also has an impressive prime rib deal offered daily!
Siegel’s 1941 at El Cortez: The El Cortez Burger is a 1/2 lb. patty served with tomato, onion, and pickles along with your choice of french fries, chips, or coleslaw for $12. While that is the cheapest burger at Siegel’s, a number of other options exist at $15 or below. View the menu.
Freedom Beat at Downtown Grand: While the Freedom Beat Burger which comes complete with cheddar cheese, lettuce, and pickle is pretty inexpensive to begin with, it’s eligible for DTG’s “Gambler’s Special”. Simply accumulate 25 points in the casino to receive 50% off your meal. Not bad if you plan to gamble a bit anyway. See the full menu.
Market Street Cafe at The Cal: Market Street offers the Cal Cheeseburger for $9.99 and their Teriyaki Burger for $10.99. Sides are not included and fries cost an additional $3.99. See the full menu.
Hopefully, we helped you to see that there is a clear middle ground between fast food and gourmet burger options that cost an arm and a leg. Enjoy your time in Vegas, and seriously, give that 50/50 burger at Ellis Island a shot.
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