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15 Best Burger King Burgers, Ranked

Flame-grilled burgers are what Burger King is all about. The restaurant chain has been using real fire to cook its 100% beef patties since the day it opened in 1954, and the unique flavor continues to make Burger King one of the top fast-food restaurants.

Some Burger King burgers are stacked high with multiple patties, while others use simple ingredients to focus on the taste of their signature beef.

They’re topped with fresh veggies, pickles, and condiments, and there’s even an Impossible patty for those who want a meat alternative.  

All Burger King burgers can be ordered ala carte or as a meal. Meals come in a small, medium, or large size and include a drink and a side.

On this list, we’ll rank all burgers available at Burger King and let you know about their ingredients, flavors, and calories!

15. Triple Whopper with Cheese

The Triple Whopper with Cheese is sure to cure even the hungriest appetite.

Stacked tall with a whopping three ¼ lb. beef patties, this Burger King burger has a lot of protein and even more flavor.

While it is tasty, it has A LOT of beef, and we’d rather spend our daily calories on a bit more variety.

Juicy tomatoes, fresh lettuce, crunchy pickles, and sliced white onions top the three flame-grilled patties.

Melted American cheese is also included in this version, and it’s completed with mayonnaise, ketchup, and a sesame seed bun.

You can further customize your burger by adding bacon or mustard.

A Triple Whopper with Cheese has 1,216 calories without customizations, while meals can range from 1,580 to 4,014 calories.

14. Double Cheeseburger

The Double Cheeseburger is simple yet savory and filling. With double the meat and classic Burger King toppings, this burger is a tasty go-to that will fill you up.

There are two signature flame-grilled beef patties on the Double Cheeseburger, as well as melted cheese, crinkle cut pickles, yellow mustard, and ketchup, all on a sesame seed bun.

You can customize it by adding bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, or another burger patty.

A Double Cheeseburger has 456 calories, and a meal can range from 738 to 1,846 calories.

13. Double Whopper

The Double Whopper makes the classic Whopper more filling with an added portion of meat.

It has all of the original Whopper fixings but with two ¼ lb. flame-grilled beef burger patties.

Like the original, the Double Whopper is topped with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, and onion.

There’s also mayo and ketchup, and all of this is served on a sesame seed bun.

You can also customize your Double Whopper by adding bacon, cheese, or mustard.

A Double Whopper has 919 calories without customizations, and meals can range from 1,201 to 2,381 calories.

12. Bacon Double Cheeseburger

The Bacon Double Cheeseburger adds a hearty portion of meat to the original Burger King Cheeseburger.

It stacks beef patties with bacon and just the right toppings to bring out the flavor.

The Bacon Double Cheeseburger is made with two flame-grilled beef patties and smoked bacon.

It also has melted American cheese, crinkle-cut pickles, mustard, and ketchup on a sesame seed bun.

You can customize your Bacon Double Cheeseburger by adding lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, or another burger patty.

A Bacon Double Cheeseburger has 532 calories, while meals will range from 814 to 1,846 calories.

11. Hamburger

Sometimes you just want a burger, plain and simple. Burger King’s original hamburger is an excellent choice when the mood strikes.

It’s relatively low in calories, and the few toppings perfectly highlight the flame-grilled burger flavor.

On top of that, it’s easy on the wallet, costing only 99 cents at many restaurants.

The Burger King’s hamburger is made of one beef patty topped with crinkle-cut pickles, mustard, and ketchup, all on a toasted sesame seed bun.

If you’d like to customize your hamburger, you can do so by adding bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, or mayonnaise.

A hamburger has the least calories of all Burger King burgers, with only 259 calories.

If you order your hamburger with a meal, it will range from 541 to 1,455 calories.

10. Rodeo Burger

The Rodeo Burger is a new recipe that brings you the taste of the south.

This burger is savory and delicious, and it makes us feel like kids with a stack of fried onion rings.

It’s great for something different or when you’re craving some BBQ.

Prices vary, but the Rodeo Burger is part of Burger King’s value menu at many locations!

Although the Rodeo Burger uses a smaller Whopper Jr. patty, it is still hearty.

The flame-grilled beef patty is topped with golden onion rings, and smoky BBQ sauce served on a sesame seed bun.

If you want to dress up more, you can add cheese, lettuce, tomato, or mayonnaise.

A Rodeo Burger has only 336 calories, making it a great snack or lite meal.

If you want a bit more, meals can range from 617 to 1,834 calories.

9. Bacon King

The Bacon King is the burger for the carnivores! It combines thick-cut bacon with two beef patties for a lot of meat in one tasty burger.

The Burger King’s Bacon King burger is made of two ¼ lb. flame-grilled patties and a hearty portion of smoked bacon.

These are topped with American cheese, ketchup, and mayonnaise and served on a sesame seed bun.

You can customize your Bacon King by adding lettuce, tomato, onion pickle, or mustard.

The dedicated and hungry carnivore can even add an extra Whopper patty!

A Bacon King burger has 1,193 calories without customizations, and meals can range from 1,640 to 2,919 calories.

8. Whopper Jr.

The Whopper Jr. is a smaller version of the original favorite. It’s great as a snack or a light meal, and the reduced size means that it has relatively low calories.

The patty on the Whopper Jr. isn’t a ¼ lb. of beef, but it is still savory and flame-grilled.

Like the original, it is topped with tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, onions, mayonnaise, and ketchup, served on a sesame seed bun.

If you want more on this junior burger, you can customize it by adding bacon, cheese, mustard, or even another patty.

A Whopper Jr. has only 340 calories without customizations, while Whopper Jr. meals can range from 621 to 1,815 calories.

7. Cheeseburger

Cheese makes everything better, and that’s especially true for hamburgers!

Burger King’s cheeseburger is the perfect snack for anyone who feels the same, and its flavor is matched by its low price and calorie count.

The cheeseburger consists of a signature Burger King flame-grilled beef patty and melted American cheese, pickles, yellow mustard, and ketchup, served on a toasted sesame seed bun.

Customization options include adding bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, or mayonnaise.

A Burger King cheeseburger has 301 calories, only slightly higher than the original hamburger.

If you order your cheeseburger with a meal, it will range from 583 to 1,603 calories.

6. Single Quarter Pound King

The Single Quarter Pound King focuses on the 100% beef patty, but it’s also not plain or boring.

This Burger King burger uses just the right ingredients for a vinegar zest that accents flame-grilled goodness.  

The ingredients on this version include American cheese, sliced onions, zesty pickles, ketchup, and mustard atop a ¼ lb. beef patty, served on a toasted sesame seed bun.

You also can customize it by adding bacon, lettuce, tomato, or mayonnaise.

A Single Quarter Pound King has 595 calories without customizations, while meals can range from 979 to 2,087 calories.

5. Texas Double Whopper

Everything is bigger in Texas, and that’s where this Burger King Whopper got its name!

The Texas Double Whopper combines fresh toppings with cheese and lots of meat to create the ultimate Burger King burger.

The Texas Double Whopper includes two ¼ lb. flame-grilled patties, thick-cut bacon, and melted American Cheese.

This is then topped with fresh lettuce, tomato, white onion, pickles, mayonnaise, and mustard, served on a sesame seed bun.

Although the Texas Double Whopper has nearly every Burger King topping, you can still customize it by adding ketchup or a third burger patty.

A Texas Double Whopper has 1,068 calories, and meals can range from 1,432 to 2,649 calories.

4. Big King

The Big King burger stands tall with a lot of meat and crunch.

This burger is also topped with Burger King’s special stacker sauce gives its unique flavor.

Although the Big King was originally a limited-time promotional item, it’s back on the menu and is bigger than ever!

The Big King includes two flame-grilled beef patties, lettuce, sliced white onion, pickles, and American cheese.

It is then topped off with the special stacker sauce that lends flavors of tomatoes and onions and served on a toasted sesame seed bun.

To customize your Big King, you can add bacon, tomato, ketchup, mayonnaise, or mustard.

A Big King burger has 718 calories without customizations, while meals can range from 1,000 to 2,360 calories.

3. Impossible Whopper

Burger King launched the Impossible Whopper across the US in 2019 to respond to the growing demand for plant-based alternatives at fast-food restaurants.

The patty is made primarily from soy and potato protein, and the burger can be ordered without mayonnaise for a vegan option.

The savory taste of the Impossible patty is delicious, and we love that Burger King caters to the growing dietary needs and preferences of customers.

However, it should be noted that these plant-based patties are still cooked on the same broiler as the beef patties, so strict vegetarians and vegans may still want to steer away.

The Impossible Whopper consists of one flame-grilled Impossible patty topped with tomatoes, lettuce, mayonnaise, ketchup, pickles, and onions.

An Impossible Whopper has 626 calories without customizations, while meals can range from 907 to 2,150 calories.

2. Bacon Cheeseburger

Bacon is the perfect savory topping on nearly anything, and that’s why we love the Bacon Cheeseburger.

With bacon, cheese, and just a few toppings to highlight the flavors, the Bacon Cheeseburger is the perfect light meal when you’re craving a burger.

While the Rodeo Burger replaced the Bacon Cheeseburger on the value menu in 2021, it still costs under $2 at many locations.

The Bacon Cheeseburger includes a flame-grilled beef patty and smoked bacon as well as American cheese, pickles, ketchup, and yellow mustard on a toasted sesame seed bun.

The Bacon Cheeseburger can also be customized by adding lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, or another burger patty.

A Bacon Cheeseburger has 343 calories, and meals can range from 624 to 1,603 calories.

1. Whopper

It’s not difficult to understand why the Whopper is a Burger King staple and our favorite flame-grilled option.

It has all the ingredients that make a great burger, and it’s filling without having unreasonable calories.

The Whopper is made of a quarter-pound flame-grilled beef patty on a sesame seed bun, topped with freshly cut tomatoes and lettuce, mayonnaise, ketchup, white onions, and pickles.

If you want to customize your Whopper, you can add bacon, cheese, or mustard.

A Whopper has 666 calories without customizations, while meals can range from 947 to 2,133 calories.

Conclusion

Burger King’s burgers have been a favorite since the 1950s, and they continue to live up to the restaurant’s name.

With their flame-grilled 100% beef patties, freshly cut tomatoes and lettuce, and many possible combinations, Burger King burgers truly let you “Have it your way!”

Although we think the signature Whopper is the ultimate combination, every burger on this list offers the same Burger King flavor and quality.  

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Last Updated: June 12, 2022

About the Author

Lana Kisner is a writer on the Shopfood.com team. She has a B.A. in European Literary Studies and over two years of experience as a content and copywriter. She loves food and people and has spent more than 15 years in the foodservice industry.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling and exploring new places, listening to live music, and hiking with her dog.

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