The best hamburgers in Vitoria-Gasteiz


As a big fan of hamburgers, I decided to find out about the best burgers in my city. According to a blog, and in no particular order, the following are listed as some of the best hamburger restaurants in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

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Useful Vocabulary

joint: place, venue

decor: decoration

outstanding: very good

to stand out: to be especially noteworthy

to make sth from scratch: to make sth yourself, beginning with the most fundamental ingredients

ample: large, big, extensive, plentiful

gourmet: very good quality (in cooking)

affordable: not too expensive

waiting staff: the people whose job is to attend your table at a restaurant

to feel at home: to feel relaxed and comfortable

burst: an explosion

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The best hamburgers in Vitoria-Gasteiz

I found the following burger restaurant reviews on a blog:

  • Ta-Than

The Ta-Than makes fantastic homemade burgers. The location of this restaurant makes it very easy to get to.  It’s also highly recommended for its enthusiastic staff, unbeatable service and and delightful atmosphere.

  • Chill Out 

The Chill Out is a small but very cozy joint with beautiful decor. The customer service is outstanding and the waiters are fast and attentive. The food in general is excellent and the burgers are original, varied and very juicy, using top quality meat that tastes exquisite.

  • Goiko

One of the most fashionable places to eat hamburgers in Vitoria is the Goiko, which stands out for several reasons; not only is the meat fresh, but the bread and sauce are made from scratch, and the chips are cut from real potatoes. They also have one of the best vegetarian burgers among their many stylish and delicious options.

  • Frankfurt 1

The Frankfurt 1 offers an ample variety of original hamburgers. The price is great, as their burgers are always under €5.

  • Koxka

At the Koxka, all the food is homemade and very healthy. Their hamburgers are served with delicious gourmet fries. This restaurant combines extraordinary service with dishes that are packed with taste and style at very affordable prices.

  • La Pepita

At La Pepita, there’s something for everyone, with their wide range of homemade dishes of the highest quality. The intention of La Pepita is to completely transform the traditional burger. To do this, they grill top quality meats and mix them in surprising ways, always working with the freshest ingredients. 

  • Marvelous

The Marvelous is a very cozy place, with pleasant waiting staff who always make you feel at home. They have a very varied menu with gluten-free alternatives for celiacs, each burger providing a burst of international flavours.

All that’s left now is for me to try them all to see if it’s true!

Adapted from this blog entry by ECP coach Ali Keable

Let’s chat about that

  1. Do you like hamburgers as much as Alison does?
  2. Have you eaten at any of the restaurants listed above?
  3. Which of these hamburger restaurants sounds the most appealing to you and why?
  4. How much would you be willing to pay for a hamburger?
  5. Do you think hamburgers can be healthy? Why (not)?
  6. What factors determine whether a hamburger restaurant is good or not?
  7. If you opened a hamburger joint, what would you call it and why?