Ashley Kosciolek

Man’s Burger Joint, Carnival Cruise Line’s burger restaurant (with menu)

When The Factors Man introduced you a rundown of the cruise trade’s greatest burgers, it was clear that Carnival Cruise Line‘s Man’s Burger Joint was among the many high contenders — and for good purpose.

It provides a number of the tastiest, messiest and most indulgent burgers at sea, conveniently situated close to the pool deck, which implies you may present as much as seize one in your bathing swimsuit, sans footwear, and it isn’t an issue.

In case you sail with Carnival, Man’s burgers are virtually a ceremony of passage. Here is all you should know, from what’s on the menu to how a lot it will price you and which ships have the favored burger outpost.

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What’s Man’s Burger Joint on Carnival cruises?

Man’s Burger Joint on a Carnival Cruise Line ship. CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE

Man’s Burger Joint is an alfresco restaurant that gives a set menu of burgers, in addition to build-your-own choices and fries, on Carnival ships. Though Man’s Burger Joint started as a land-based enterprise, Carnival introduced the primary one to the seven seas in 2011, when it added a walk-up counter to Carnival Liberty as a part of the road’s Enjoyable Ship 2.0 initiative.

With Man’s burgers, Carnival marked the start of a longstanding partnership with movie star chef and TV character Man Fieri of Meals Community fame.

Greater than a decade later, the pairing continues to be going robust. Fieri has since added barbecue restaurant Man’s Pig and Anchor to a number of Carnival ships. The most recent iterations even have microbreweries, the place beers are made proper on board.

Man’s Burger Joint menu

Man’s Burger Joint menu. CARNIVAL CRUISE LINE

Once you sail with Carnival, Man’s Burgers’ menu consists of 5 several types of burgers.

  • Plain Jane: A burger that is 80% floor chuck and 20% fats on a grilled roll, served with or with out cheese
  • Straight Up: An 80/20 patty with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles and Fieri’s signature donkey sauce
  • Pig Patty: A burger constructed from crispy bacon, plus cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions and donkey sauce
  • Chilius Maximus: An 80/20 patty with cheese, topped with chili, an onion ring and donkey sauce
  • The Ringer: An 80/20 patty with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, an onion ring and Man’s brown sugar barbecue sauce

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It’s also possible to order an off-menu veggie burger. Or, if you happen to’re feeling impressed, go along with the Plain Jane, and use the Man’s Burger Joint toppings bar so as to add issues like chili, onions, lettuce, tomato and quite a lot of different add-ons and sauces to create your individual customized burger.

To enhance its Man Fieri burgers, Carnival provides sides of mouthwatering hand-cut fries, too.

One of the best Man Fieri burgers

The Plain Jane, Chilius Maximus and The Ringer burgers from Man’s Burger Joint on Carnival Jubilee. ASHLEY KOSCIOLEK/THE POINTS GUY

Finest all-around burger: Straight Up

That is as shut as you may get to a basic loaded burger expertise with out constructing your individual. It is acquired all the weather you are used to: a patty, cheese, lettuce and tomato, plus some extras like pickles, onions and donkey sauce. It falls someplace between the much less thrilling Plain Jane and the opposite menu choices, which have a bit extra over-the-top aptitude.

Finest for meat lovers: Chilius Maximus

Probably the most flavorful burger within the bunch, this feature has not solely a beef patty but in addition impressively tasty chili. The addition of a spicy onion ring provides this choice a little bit of a kick. For extra of a barbecue expertise, ask to substitute barbecue sauce for the Chilius Maximus’ standard donkey sauce.

Finest for carnivores who love bacon: Pig Patty

Need a meaty meal however feeling like bacon as an alternative of beef? Not an issue. Take a look at the Pig Patty, which encompasses a patty constructed from bacon. Not solely is it an idea you do not see day-after-day, however it’s additionally fairly tasty with the accompanying toppings.

A veggie patty, Straight Up and Pig Patty burgers from Man’s Burger Joint on Carnival Jubilee. ASHLEY KOSCIOLEK/THE POINTS GUY

Finest for vegetarians and vegans: Veggie burger

This one’s not on the menu, however it may be made on request if you happen to do not eat meat. The veggie burgers are no matter Carnival makes use of on board; they are not impressed by Man Fieri. Simply make sure that to specify whether or not or not you would like cheese. The veggie burger is unquestionably much less flavorful than the on-menu decisions, so you may probably wish to head to the toppings bar so as to add some sauces or different fixings.

Finest for teenagers and choosy eaters: Plain Jane

For anybody who likes to maintain it easy, that is the most effective guess. I am you, choosy eaters. With its grilled bun and easy patty, with or with out cheese, it is also one thing most youngsters are positive to take pleasure in, particularly when it is accompanied by fries and ketchup.

Finest for somewhat one thing additional: The Ringer

In case you like onion rings and barbecue sauce, this one’s for you. It is a basic burger expertise however with a kick. The spice of the onion ring and the sweetness of the barbecue sauce mix to create an exquisite taste you will not quickly neglect.

Are Man’s burgers free on Carnival cruises?

Sure, Man’s burgers, fries and toppings are free together with your cruise fare.

Carnival cruise ships with Man’s Burger Joint

You may discover Man’s Burger Joint on each ship within the Carnival Cruise Line fleet, together with its latest Excel Class vessels, in addition to the road’s Italian-style ships, Carnival Firenze and Carnival Venezia.

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