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Burgers, ribs and steak in Brisbane City

Whether it's hearty burgers, mouth-watering steaks or hot dogs smothered with all kinds of toppings, these restaurants and bars in Brisbane City are serving up meaty fare perfect for the boys.

Carnivorous feasting

The Bavarian, Eagle Street Pier

Bavarian Bier Cafe

It's hard to beat a spot serving modern Bavarian food when it comes to meat lovers. Dive straight into menu options like schnitzel, haus sausages and the famous Sausage Platter and Munich Brewers Platter, which incorporates all The Bavarian’s specialties onto one plate.

Buffalo Bar, Mary St

Buffalo Bar Hoagie

Channelling the charm of the southern states, the bravado of New York and the cool of California, Buffalo Bar satiates hunger with American eats and quenches the thirst with an extensive drinks menu. The venue features a sit-down dining hall serving up lunch and dinner, a rockabilly-themed bar and whiskey lounge with an atmosphere oozing Southern rock’n’roll.

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.

Embassy Bar, Elizabeth St

Your tastebuds will swoon for Embassy Bar's awarded chef Rob Campbell's contemporary meat-filled menu. Start with honey kaffir wings or fried chicken bites before moving to a beef brisket burger, rib fillet or even a wood smoked meat board – it's for the next level of carnivores. 

Fat Angel, Eagle Lane

Love live sports? Head to Fat Angel. Here they play all the American sports you love right here in Brisbane along with hearty American classics like jalapeno poppers, burgers and wings. Not to mention crispy spiced fried chicken, cheesy loaded nachos, spicy popcorn shrimp and amazing chicken wings.

Red Hook, Gresham Lane

Red Hook

Tucked away on Gresham Lane off Creek St, Red Hook serves up mouth-watering New York fare. The diner takes inspiration from the street vans spread throughout New York City. The eatery churns out cheeseburgers, Philly cheese steak, brisket burritos and duck tacos that will knock your socks off. Accompany your meal with sides such as bacon and cheese fries, waffle fries, mac 'n' cheese squares and champion fries for a true taste explosion.

Ribs

The Transcontinental Hotel, Roma St

Situated in the heart of Roma Street, 'The Trans' is open for lunch and dinner six days a week and serves up fresh seasonal gastronomic pub food, including smoked pork rib and wings cooked ribs with chips and aioli. Complement your ribs with their impressive selection of fine whiskeys and craft beers.

Burgers

51st Street, George St

If you want a no-fuss burger, then head to 51st Street to indulge in some classics. Beef, chicken, mushroom and pork burgers are on the menu, just waiting for a grumbling tummy to devour them. Add onion rings for the real American experience

Grill’d, Wintergarden & Eagle St Pier

Grill'd prepares 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. 

Memphis Tennis Club, George St

By the people behind Burger Urge, the Memphis Tennis Club is less takeaway joint and more cool pub to hang out while tucking into a delicious burger paired with a beverage. 

Pizza

Santa Monica, Ann St

Well-known for their hearty American-style burgers, Santa Monica also do epic pizzas. The obvious choice? BBQ Meatlovers with chicken breast, pepperoni, crispy bacon, beef mince and smokey BBQ sauce. 

Corbett & Claude, Elizabeth St

Housed in the basement of heritage-listed Corbett Chambers building on Elizabeth St, indulge in flavoursome fare at Corbett & Claude. The laneway bar serves up wood-fired pizzas, share plates and antipasti complemented by a selection of sparkling, white and red wines with a vast assortment of craft beers.

Cheese Toasties

Melt Brothers, Gresham Lane

Melt Brothers

These are no regular cheese toasties. Venture down Gresham Lane in the city to find Melt Brothers, a licensed cheese toastie outlet and coffee shop. If you're looking for an epic toastie, the combos like M.C. Cheesy with mac & cheese and maple bacon or Mi Goreng crazy with mi goreng noodles, roast chicken and two fried eggs are your pick. 

Steak

Moo Moo The Wine Bar + Grill, Edward St

No prizes for guessing what they pride themselves on here. Try the signature spice-rubbed 1km Angus rump roast if you dare - it is carved on the table in front of you.

Walters Steakhouse, Alice St

Take a step back in time at Walter's Steakhouse. Located in downtown Brisbane, Walter's overlooks the incredible Brisbane City Botanical Gardens in Old Mineral House and provides the ultimate experience for steak lovers, serving a 270-day grain fed, in house, dry aged porterhouse, prepared and cooked with secret methods. 

Vintaged Bar and Grill, Hilton, Queen St

Vintaged Steak

There’s nothing old-hat about Vintaged, situated in the swish Hilton Brisbane Hotel on Queen Street Mall. There’s grain-fed, pasture-fed, Wagyu and dry-aged beef on the menu here, sourced from premium producers around the country. Dive in and leave your vegetarian friends behind.

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