Dude Food in The City

Whether its hearty burgers, mouth-watering steaks or hot dogs smothered with all kinds of toppings, these restaurants in The City are perfect for a night out with your friends of the male descent …

Carnivorous Feasting

The Cutting Board

Bavarian Bier Café, Eagle St Pier
Bavarian Bier Café offers modern Bavarian food incorporating flavours from neighbouring Italy, Austria, and Hungary to produce a contemporary Bavarian menu to tantalise the tastebuds and create a complete Bavarian experience. Relish in menu options like schnitzel, haus-made sausages, burgers and the famous Bavarian Tasting and Munich Brewers Platter which incorporates all Bavarian’s specialties onto one plate.

Pony, Eagle St Pier
Fronted by acclaimed chef Damian Heads, this Eagle Street Pier restaurant offers an uncomplicated approach to modern Australian food while capturing iconic river views. Pony’s contemporary menu features an array of share plates including wood-fried wagyu rump and spiced roasted-twice lamb banjo. Or you can stimulate your taste buds with slow-roasted meats freshly carved off an iron bark coal pit. 

The Cutting Board, George St
The Cutting Board’s comfort food is not for the faint hearted – or the small appetite. Perfect for the carnivorously inclined, The Cutting Board serves up juicy cuts of meat from the oven every lunch, such as glazed ham on the bone, melt-in-your-mouth beef brisket, and slow-cooked lamb shoulder, coupled with delicious daily sides and salads.

Ribs

Fix Restaurant

Embassy Bar, Elizabeth St
Your taste buds will swoon for Embassy Bar's awarded chef Rob Campbell's contemporary American style barbecue smoked pork ribs served with corn bread and green beans. For a true American experience, accompany the ribs with spicy buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce and chilli cheese fries. 

Fix Restaurant, Port Office Hotel

Fix is the signature restaurant of the Port Office Hotel, exemplifying quality cuisine, style and value for money. The restaurant uses only the best quality meat from Australia’s finest producers. Gather a group of friends and indulge in 1kg of gooralie pork ribs with smoked barbecue glaze, spiced wombok and fries.

The Alliance Hotel, Spring Hill 
Situated in the heart of Spring Hill, the award-winning bistro of The Alliance Hotel is open for lunch and dinner six days a week and serves up fresh seasonal gastronomic pub food, including slow cooked ribs with mustard slaw, wedges and barbecue sauce. Compliment your ribs with their impressive selection of fine wines and craft beers.

Burgers

Howzat Burger

Grill’d, Wintergarden & Eagle St Pier
Grill'd prepare quality, fresh, healthy, meal-sized burgers made from 100 per cent beef, chicken breast, lamb and vegetable patties. Its burgers are cooked-to-order, from the freshest ingredients, and are full of flavour. 

Howzat, Adelaide St
Howzat Burger serves traditional and adventurous burgers for $10 each, such as a standard grain-fed beef burger with cheddar, tomato and lettuce, a cumin-spiced lamb burger with balsamic onions and mint yogurt, a Caesar chicken burger, pork belly with slaw and chipotle mayo, and vegetarians are not forgotten with a chickpea vegie burger. The venture also serves up sides dishes for $5, including fries with chilli and herb salt, beer-battered onion rings and slaw with chipotle mayo. 

Miel Container, Mary St 
Gourmet burger joint Miel Container’s French baker Sebastien Pisasale serves up fresh out of the oven ciabatta and soft fluffy brioche buns to accompany your choice of beef or vegie pattie, rib fillet, grilled chicken breast or hand-crumbed fish fillet burgers. Top it with fresh vegetables, oozing cheeses like grana padano or triple-cream brie, and a wide range of sauces such as tomato chilli jam, sweet chilli mayo and bush tomato chutney. If you don’t feel like making your own, mouth-watering classic burgers are available, featuring Korean barbecue bulgogi, tandoori chicken burger or miso pork belly.

Hot Dogs

Snag Stand

German Sausage Hut Imbiss, Burnett Lane
Head to the German Sausage Hut Imbiss for a genuine sausage snack. Enjoy the bestselling bratwurst, or the frankfurter, debreciner or cheese-kransky straight from the grill in a fresh roll topped with German mustard and traditional hot sauerkraut (pickled cabbage).

Snag Stand, QueensPlaza
Snag Stand is the home of heavenly "haute dogs" and delicious sausages. For something fancy try the wagyu beef snag, served on a rustic roll with butter and garlic mash and herbed gravy, and topped with sauteed onions and diced chives. Or go for the traditional yet tasty combination - the German bratwurst on a rustic roll with sauteed onions and mild German mustard.

Steak

Cha Cha Char

From dry-aged and spice-rubbed, to grain-fed and grass-fed, no matter what your steak preference, The City certainly is the mecca for beef in Brisbane. Click here to view our picks of restaurants that provide delicious and juicy steaks that will melt in your mouth.