How much would you pay for a burger? Five dollars? Ten dollars? Maybe 20, if it's from one of the best restaurants in America or something? How about a whopping $5,000? If that's more than you ever thought a burger could be worth, well, think again: That's the price tag on the world's most expensive burger.
The Best Burger in Every State
There are plenty of super-expensive burgers out there, and even a few with price tags of $100 or higher. The most expensive burger on Earth, however, can be found in - where else? - Las Vegas, at Fleur, located inside the Mandalay Bay Casino. Run by renowned French chef Hubert Keller, Fleur tends to focus on classic French bistro fare, like French onion soup, coq au vin and steak frites. It certainly isn't one of the most expensive restaurants on Earth. But one menu item stands head and shoulders above the rest, at least as far as price is concerned: The Fleur Burger 5000.So what goes into the most expensive burger in the world? A patty made with super-luxurious wagyu beef, for one. From there, the luxury train just keeps rolling, in the form of a slab of seared foie gras and ample truffle shavings. It's an upscale burger, for sure, but it doesn't reach the stratosphere until you consider what's served alongside it: a bottle of 1995 Chateau Petrus from Bordeaux, one of the most prized (and expensive) wines known to man.
All together, even taking into account the high price tag of the wine, the face value is nowhere near the $5,000 mark. But if you just hit the jackpot and are looking to celebrate in a very outlandish and opulent way, well, nobody's going to stop you. If you're just looking for a high-quality burger, though, we suggest you save a few thousand dollars and try one of the 101 best burgers in America.