This might just be the best burger joint in Milan. From restaurateurs Beniamino Nespor and Eugenio Roncoroni, the ‘bar’ is on one side of the glass-fronted kitchen of their original restaurant Al Mercato, which lies on the other. The tiny spot has tables for around 20 people at a squash and it’s a no reservations sort of place, so turn up early as it gets packed or wait till late and nip in after the romantic couples and groups have left. You can taste their street-food inspirations in the choice of burgers, 200 grams of beef cooked to your taste, dripping in salad, onion rings, cheese (Swiss/brie/cheddar/fontina/zola), bacon, jalapeno jam and even hummus and foie gras – it’s up to you. Washed down with a Negroni, this is dreamland. And as they love their street food, Beniamino and Eugenio offer more than burgers – their pulled lamb sandwich with babaganoush and lobster roll are just a few of the alternatives. Do not miss.
Al Mercato Burger BarMilan's coolest burger joint, run by two of the city's coolest restaurateurs – and it's open late!
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