18 of The Craziest Burgers You’ll Find in WNY

craziest burgers: Juicy Burger Bar
Poutine Burger / Photo courtesy of Juicy Burger Bar

When you think of classic all-American foods, the hamburger easily makes the top 10 of that list. It’s pretty clear why; sure a patty between two buns doesn’t sound like anything fancy, but add a couple toppings, or in this case more than a couple, and you have a whole new insanely mouthwatering creation.

Buffalo is quite the foody scene, so we are setting the bar high for just how crazy a burger can be. Ready to give your tastebuds something to talk about? These places are grilling up some juicy, messy, and oddly delicious burgers that are waiting to be devoured. In no particular order, we share with you some of the craziest burgers you’ll find in WNY. Trust us you’re going to want to get your hands on one of these!

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craziest burgers: Allen Burger Venture
No. Five Burger / Photo courtesy of Allen Burger Venture

1. Allen Burger Venture

175 Allen St, Buffalo, NY 14201 / Website

The Burger:  “No. Five”-  Jiffy peanut butter, pickled jalapenos, applewood bacon, white cheddar

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 768-0386 or order online

 

2. Union Pub

38 Swan St, Buffalo, NY 14203 / Website

The Burger: “Jalapeño Popper Burger” – 1/2 Pound Burger resting on top of cream cheese and jalapeños and topped with pepper jack cheese, bacon, and jalapeño jelly. 

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 854-2199. or order through GrubHub

 

craziest burgers: Stack Burger
The Demon Burger / Photo courtesy of Stack Burger

3. Stack Burger

1506 Abbott Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218 / Website

The Burger: “The Demon” – Demon spiced burger, jalapeños, banana peppers, cheese and garlic parm mayo

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 288-8204 or order online

 

craziest burgers: Rock Burger
The Buffalo Wing Dipper / Photo courtesy of Rock Burger

4. Rock Burger

 8529 Niagara Falls Blvd, Niagara Falls, NY 14304 / inside players sports bar, 328 Niagara St #2, Niagara Falls, NY 14303 / Facebook

The Burger: “The Buffalo Wing Dipper” – Burger stuffed with original Doritos and provolone, topped with Buffalo chicken wing dip, provolone, bacon, and hot sauce

We picked one but they have tons of crazy creations and you can even make your own!

Status: Open for takeout, call Niagara Falls Blvd: (716) 299-0395 or Niagara St: (716) 436-1102

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craziest burgers: Stooges
The Krazy Burger / Photo courtesy of Stooges

5. Stooges 

2 Pine St, Lockport, NY 14094 / Website

The Burger: “The Krazy” –  Mac n’ cheese stuffed burger with extra melted cheese on top

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 434-1100

 

6. Juicy Burger Bar

1 Buffalo St, Hamburg, NY 14075 / Website

The Burger: “Poutine Burger” – Burger topped with fresh mozzarella curds, french fries, and covered in gravy

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 648-3200

 

Craziest burgers: Grover's
Loaded Mashed Potato Burger / Photo courtesy of Grover’s

7. Grover’s Bar & Grill

9160 Transit Rd, East Amherst, NY 14051 / Facebook

The Burger: “Loaded Mashed Potato” – Red creamy mashed potatoes with bacon, cheddar cheese & scallions.

*Note: this is a “Burger of The Week” at Grover’s so this item isn’t always offered but they do have a unique burger for this special every week!

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 636-1803

 

8. Cask + Cow

840 Center St, Lewiston, NY 14092 / Website

The Burger: “Hot Tempered Elvis” – White cheddar, caramelized bananas, crispy bacon, sautéed jalapeños, peanut butter and banana spread

Status: Open for takeout and DoorDash available, call (716) 405-7063

 

craziest burgers
Loaded Nacho Burger / Photo courtesy of Doc Sullivan’s

9. Doc Sullivan’s

474 Abbott Rd, Buffalo, NY 14220 / Facebook

The Burger: “Loaded Nacho Burger” – 8oz cajun spiced patty, Pablano corn mix, cheddar, shredded lettuce, queso, Doritos, spicy sour cream

*Note: this is a “Special Burger” at Doc Sullivan’s so this item isn’t always offered but they do have a unique burger for this special every week!

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 436-3302

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10. Nye Park Tavern 

1672 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222 / Website

The Burger: “Beer Cheese Pretzel Burger” – 100% aged black angus beef covered in beer cheese and mushrooms on a pretzel bun.

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 240-9747 or order through DoorDash and UberEats for pickup/delivery

 

craziest burgers: Wellington Pub
Monster Burger / Photo courtesy of instagram: @tasting_buffalo

11. Wellington Pub

1541 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216 / Website

The Burger: “Monster Burger” – 8 oz. Burger served with 4 slices of bacon, Russian dressing, served between 2 grilled cheese sandwiches.

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 833-9899

 

12. Cole’s

1104 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222 / Website

The Burger: “Bruschetta Burger” – 8oz Burger Topped with Pesto, Diced Tomato, Red Onion, Basil, Parmesan, and Provolone. Contains Pine Nuts.

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 886-1449

 

craziest burgers: Mac's on Hertel
Waffle Burger / Photo courtesy of Mac’s on Hertel

13. Mac’s on Hertel

1435 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216 / Website

The Burger: “Waffle Burger” – With bacon, caramelized onion, cheddar cheese, topped with a fried egg. Served on a buttermilk waffle bun.

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 833-6227

 

14. Forty Thieves

 727 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222 / Website

The Burger: “Reuben Burger” – House patty, corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss, Russian dressing

Status: Open for takeout, call  (716) 464-3822

 

craziest burgers: Buffalo BrewPub
Bison Dip Burger / Photo courtesy of instagram: @hungrybuffalo_

15. Buffalo Brewpub

6861 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 / Website

The Burger: Bison Dip Burger” – Angus Burger topped with Bison French Onion Dip and house-made chips. Served on a Kaiser roll.

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 632-0552 or order online

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16. Sterling Tap & Wurst

1487 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216 / Website

The Burger: Crab Cake Burger” – Topped with 3 oz handmade crab cake and Sriracha Aioli.

Status: Open for takeout but this burger isn’t included in their CV-19 menu, call (716) 833-1307 for current menu options

 

craziest burgers: Garage Cafe
The Wrecker Burger / Photo courtesy of Garage Cafe & Lounge

17. The Garage Cafe & Lounge

1127 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216 / Facebook

The Burger: “The Wrecker” – Aged burger topped with house made BBQ pulled pork, cheese, coleslaw, and pickled onions served on a kaiser roll.

Status: Open for takeout, call (716) 436-2141

 

18. Good Tymes South

114 Bloomfield Ave, Depew, NY 14043 / Facebook 

The Burger: “Big Easy” – A take on a New Orlean’s ‘Po’ Boy, includes beef burger, fried shrimp, cajun mayo, lettuce, tomato.

Status: Temporarily closed due to CV-19

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