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Bunsen

#40 of 2,001 Restaurants in Dublin
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36 Wexford street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 552 5408
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Today
12:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best burger in Dublin - by a long shot! Was skeptical at first seeing such a small menu, however this clearly helps to focus on producing the absolute best burger in the city. Simple and delicious!

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Thank roisinmcn
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me start off by saying it's probably the best burger I've had in Dublin. I would argue the staff could be less obvious in trying to kick you out the second you finish but it's understandable in such a small and busy place. The oil the chips are cooked in is different to what you'd normally find and you... More 

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Thank irishwanderers2017
Waterford
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had been wandering around temple bar on a empty stomach, faced with a choice of too many restaurants to chose from. I needed something substantial at reasonable price. I'd decreased my chances given my current location. I drew my phone from its holster and googled 'good burgers temple bar for the budget conscious soul'. It returned Bunsen. Ignoring the... More 

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Thank HonestJohn5
Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Makes one of the best burgers in Dublin and is clearly doing well given the number of restaurants they've opened. Good choice of beers on the menu and they have a great booking system where you can see where you are in line and they text you when the table is ready. One thing they could improve on is their... More 

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Thank hooper88
Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love dropping in here for a quick burger that's always well cooked and guaranteed to cure a hangover. The chips are not always cooked properly. Sometimes they can be burned but on this occasion we got lucky. Would highly recommend. Expect to wait a few minutes for a table but the queue anyways moves fast.

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Thank Foodytraveller23
Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a visit to see family in Dublin they recommend we all go to Bunsen for dinner. 7 of us together so we had to wait 45 MINUTES for a table! Very disappointed we had to wait so long as one of our party is in her 80s so it was really awful that she'd to be standing outside for... More 

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Thank SarahHMoran87
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by here on my way home . I was starving- I am trying to avoid carbs as I am on a fitness regime. Bunsen was able to sort me out with a burger wrapped in lettuce. It sounds wrong but I loved it. The woman serving was friendly and efficient. I picked a great time as it wasnt... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The burger and fries are good - not great. I left feeling hungry so not sure how much meat they use in a burger. Maybe get some onion rings going as another side? The waiters and waitresses are all ;) who knows, maybe they are hard workers LOL...

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Dublin, Ireland
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175 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's the smallest menu I've encountered yet! We all went for burgers, and it was easy to customise the toppings (within the stated range). Between us, we got shoestring fries an sweet potato fries, and got milkshakes, soda and beer. Relaxed casual surroundings - you don't really need knives or forks here!

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Thank Guest048
Ireland
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bunsen is on the top in the burger world. There is no taste like its Cheeseburger. You should wait at least 30-45 mins in rush hours but it is worth!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Wexford street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 552 5408

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?