There are holidays and commemorative days, and there are weird days, and even strange months. May is one of those. It’s not that there’s an inordinate amount of unusual happenings. It’s just that officially speaking, the fifth month of the year has a couple of real winners:

7th Roast Leg of Lamb Day
9th Lost Sock Memorial Day
14th Chicken Dance Day
16th Sea Monkey Day
24th Tiara Day

Certainly May the Fourth Be With You is awesome and so is Hamburger Day May 28th, but did you know that May is also our de facto Hamburger Month.

A hamburger is not an easy dish to make. Deceptively simple, this classic comfort food can go sideways quick and there are key factors to the success of a real good handheld. You’ll know it instantly upon the first bite.

We confidently invite you to enjoy the fine selection of burgers our neighbourhood has to offer. The variety is immense and the flavours, memorable.

In honour of Hamburger Month, come celebrate all that is wonderful about this fantastic bit of nosh. Here’s a plateful of solid recommendations on where to get a great burger in Gastown. Long may the pickles be in your favour!

Local Gastown



Two grilled patties, melted American cheese, caramelized onions, tomato, shredded lettuce & secret house sauce.



The Pourhouse Burger
Dry aged cache creek beef, aged cheddar, pork belly.
Revel’s Backyard Cheeseburger
Cajun mayo. lettuce, tomato, caramelized onion, bourbon bbq sauce on a brioche bun.
Three delicious veggie cuties.

The Black Frog



Melted brie & caramelized onion, garnished with lettuce, tomato, and sundried tomato mayo.

The Flying Pig



ground prime rib, cheddar, lettuce & tomato, bone marrow aioli.

Baja Burger

Fresh cheddar cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, banana peppers and chipotle mayo.

The Lamplighter

Classic Burger


Fresh chuck grind, American cheddar, Russian dressing.


Steamworks Burger
Double smoked bacon, aged cheddar, relish mayo, lettuce, tomato, pickle, sesame brioche bun, fresh cut fries.

The Stone Burger

Certified angus beef, American Cheddar, alder smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, dill pickle, mayo & bbq sauce.

The Cambie Pub

The Cambie Works Burger


Beef patty, bacon, cheddar, onion rings, lettuce, tomato, pickles, garlic mayo.The Clough Club 

The American Burger


Russian dressing, jalapeño cheese sauce, iceberg lettuce, tomato, house pickles.