Food – Dribbles Burgers

1142 Mount Alexander Road
Essendon Vic 3040


When my sister asked me to go to Dribbles Burgers, my immediate response was, ‘what? Dribble as in a dribbling baby?’. My sister shook her head, and gave me that ‘God you’re an idiot’ face. ‘No’ she said, ‘Dribbling as in bouncing a basketball, it’s basketball themed’. Ahhhhhh, and the light bulb in my head turned on.

Your basketball journey starts as soon as you open the front door. Walk up to the counter decorated with locker doors and order your choice of burger, each named after a legend of the game. Jordan, Lebron and Shaq, all make an appearance on a relatively small menu that doesn’t waste time on fancy or pretentious burger fillings. It’s all about the classics – cheeseburger, double cheeseburger, chicken burger and a mushroom burger thrown in for good measure. As lovers of a good chicken burger, we opted for the Birdman with its southern crispy fried chicken breast, cheese, coleslaw and sauces. Although a bit heavy handed with the cracked pepper, the burger was juicy, crisp and full of flavour. Of the few burgers we ordered, this was definitely our favourite. Continue reading