30 Best American Food in Singapore Worth Queuing for
Looking for the best American food in Singapore has to offer to satisfy your craving for something salty with hot dogs, mashed potatoes, burgers, pancakes, steaks and great shakes? Then you’ve gotta check out the list of American food outlets below.
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This is a fusion of American and Indian cuisine in this restaurant. It is one of the best Indian restaurants in Little India. Read more about it.
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Serving the legitimate kinds of genuine American BBQ, the eatery gets ready, smokes and moderate meals its smoked specialities to flawlessness, giving the food an exceptional Smokey’s mark taste.
The burger joint uses customary American strategies, using wood chips and imported American cooking hardware to cook its meats, with the planning procedure taking a few hours. The hold up in the waiting time is well justified, despite all the trouble, in any case, as it leaves Smokey’s meats delicate and overflowing with flavor.
Do try its Angus Beef Short Rib, that includes a delicate multi day grain-took care of Angus meat short rib, mesquite smoked and simmered for more than 20 hours that is raised with a hand crafted BBQ sauce. In any case, on if you are in the temperament for something less filling, attempt Smokey’s Classic, flaunting a medium uncommon hamburger patty combined with a plain good old bun.
The Market Grill
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The signature dish is the Boston Lobster. It is really, like its name suggests, really flown in from that city in USA. Called the Lobster Roll, the sidh is arranged with toasted brioche roll, herbed pommery mayonnaise and greens and presented with a side of fries. There are lobster meat served in burgers too. The lobster salad is another dish that seems healthier with the wrap skin.
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Hailing from New York City, this fast food joint is now one of the most famed restaurants globally. They are very well known for their milkshakes in addition to their burgers. The Shack Burger is the best burger dish which is more of a cheeseburger with US angus beef patty and potato buns.
Well-known for their milkshakes, the salted caramel milkshake is the best to me. Others include the typical vanilla and chocolate. But what ticks is the unique to Singapore only pandan milkshake. You should try it very much if you are into ondeh ondeh. This pandan milkshake has flavours of pandan, gula melaka mixed with the frozen custard.
Another American favourite, this is one of the best fast food in Singapore currently. Read more about the review in this post.
The Beast Southern Kitchen + Bourbon Bar
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As the name suggests, this not only serves good meat food from the Southern part of USA, it also serves good bourbon. Jim Beam Honey and King’s Country Chocolate are the more common bourbon drinks. There are many limited editions of bourbons in the menu too. What’s more, they also serve good cocktails to the drinkers.
For food, the waffles and fries and the fried catfish are some of the favorites. Portions can come huge but because this is the typical US serving size the people have back at their homes, so don’t be alarmed about that.
Morton’s Steakhouse Singapore
This is one of the famous American steakhouse chain in Singapore complete with men’ style dining room, 3 private rooms and a bar with a US style art deco feel. Steaks are the meats of the eatery with prices starting from $80 for a 170g centre cut filet mignon done USDA style. But if you want more than steak, the bar also has cocktails and ocean platters. The MORtini specials and 20 tipples are good cocktails you can try.
Red Eye Smokehouse
Are you a die hard meat lover? This US style BBQ smokehouse has a great selection of meat for you, including the tender beef short ribs, pork ribs and brisket. All are immersed in rubs and sauces to give you that much appreciated BBQ taste. There are also great sides like the mashed potatoes laced with gravy and butter, burnt ends beans and cornbread with honey butter.
This is a great all American dining eatery with star food dishes such as the truffle mac and cheese and the truffle burger. The truffle burger especially is the talk of the restaurant as it contains an abundance of ingredients like the truffle mayo, wagyu beef patty, Swiss cheese, sauteed onions and mushrooms.
And it is not only those that will make your day good. You should not leave the restaurant without its dessert beverages like the root beer floats and the milkshakes.
Burger Bar New York
If you have been to New york City, you are probably familiar with this burger eatery. The good news is that it can be found here in Gemmill Lane.
Burger Bar’s burgers have top notch ingredients with the fresh lettuce, onions, beef patties and the melting cheese. The bites can give you a good crispy and cheesy sensational feeling. You can be assured of good quality burgers that are better than any other American fast food burgers in Singapore!
Clinton Street Baking Company
This pancake house serves sumptuous pancakes and fried chicken waffles. It is also one of the best breakfast cafe here in town. Read more about it.
Big Bern’s American Grill
This American grill restaurant serves the best of the cuisine based on the culture of Louisiana.There are mainly Cajun-style meats served here. This food is the typical food heritage of the southern state. There is a showcase of other Louisiana state’s heritage foods, such as the black pepper chicken, fried fish and cheesestack sammies.
Jerry’s Barbecue & Grill
Jerry’s can be found at Jalan Kayu and Club Street with a great variety of barbecue meat assortment, like the ribs, chicken, buffalo wings and burgers. There are also happy hour promos you can consider from this restaurant.
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Inside the posh Marina Bay Sands lies Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, which is its first rodeo established outside USA. The founder, John Kunkel, is just continuing the legacy of his grandparents’ southern recipes with first location way back in Miami, Florida. It has some good fried chicken the US Southern style. Read more about it.
Dallas Restaurant & Bar
Having been established for about a decade, Dallas has given out great vibes with fantastic food all year round. Their secrets are in the finger licking main cuisine, such as pork ribs. The fiery ribs can put your tolerance in spicy food to the test, while the berry ribs can whet your taste with berry taste uniquely.
This restaurant is done mainly by backyard cooks who are seasoned in this American cuisine business. The owner opened this restaurant with much eagerness to please his family members and friends with mainly Cajun style seafood boiled cuisine. There are great platters of Boston lobsters, Dungeness crabs and clams with an unending flow of Louisiana beer.
Two Men Bagel House
Bagels are a very popular munching food in the USA, especially in New York City. When it comes to hand rolled bagels, this restaurant ticks with good offers such as the Elvis (peanut butter, candied bacon and caramelised banana jam) and the Hangover Helper (bacon, tater tots, scrambled eggs, cheddar and parmesan aioli).
Do you love lobster rolls so badly? These rolls originate from East Village in New York City and have arrived in Singapore. You can enjoy a generous amount of meat in a bun that has lemon butter and seasoning that is secret. Luke’s Trio, which contains samples from crab, shrimp and lobster rolls, is one of the must-tries of this restaurant.
Black Tap serves glorious American cuisine laced with prime beef burgers and milkshakes. The burgers are made of much cheese with its famous New York Cheeseburger being the highlight of the eatery. Specifically, the Texan Burger costing $25++ is a hit for people with a voracious appetite with a huge patty made from prime ground beef stacked with crispy bacon strips, huge onion ring and cheddar, and buns with mayo. The Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ sauce is a great side serving for you too.
For shakes, you can try their Sweet N’ Salty at $22++. It consists of a peanut butter shake with peanut butter cups, whipped cream, pretzels and a chocolate frost top with M&M chocolate pieces.
The Market Grill
American food can be found here with a good selection of beef on the menu with the steak. There is a variety of hearty food here. One of the beef dish you can take is the Black Angus, Beef Bavette which consists of 200g of grain-fed Black Angus beef charbroiled to medium rare and fed for 400 days. The good thing about this steak is that the chef has managed to balance its natural flavours with the meat tenderness.
25 Degrees Singapore
This Los Angeles based restaurant serves authentic American-style burgers. You might find its name a mystery as it is 25 degrees. Actually, it is called 25 degrees because that is the precise temperature difference between a raw burger patty and a well-done one.
Besides their burgers, you can go for their pancakes, waffles and Sonoran hot dogs that are wrapped in bacon. Another interesting story of this restaurant is that, since it is based in the entertainment capital of the world, it is said to be a popular haunt for Hollywood A-listers too.
Cajun On Wheels
Do you want an exclusive taste of New Orleans’ soul flavours in a halal-certified eatery? At Cajun On Wheels, you can enjoy Cajun type of buckets of Boston lobsters, clams, mussels, prawns, Sri Lankan crabs and many more.
If you want more, you can take your dining pleasure further with a spicy kicap manis sauce with a selection of Asian charcoal grill options. But be prepared, you are going to get your hands oily and greasy because you are going to eat without cutlery!
You might have heard of Jigger And Pony. Humpback is opened by the same owners. Here, it serves oysters that are plump and freshly flown from Hama Hama in Washington state. It is actually a Seattle-style joint. There are also other small dishes like the lemon scampi spaghetti and swordfish meatball. If these are not enough, do savour concoctions such as the chrysanthemum bee’s knees with Tanqueray gin, chrysanthemum honey, lemon and egg white.
Do you want a breathtaking view of the Marina Bay skyline? Especially with US steak? Sear offers rich marbled cuts of ribeye, wagyu, tomahawk, porterhouse which are cooked over European charcoal ovens. There are seafood you can crave for too with caviar and oysters.
There is a cocktail brunch served for adults only in this bar. The brunch menu includes homemade bagels, spiked milkshakes and fresh oysters. Above all, Manhattan is special as it is the world’s first bar with a rickhouse. You can get enhanced flavours like the wild cherry bark and the smoked sea salt.
Do you envy 90s rock styles in an American bar? Handlebar is a biker-themed bar for people interested in motorbikes as a hobby. You can go for a huge selection of small bites plus some American classic food but be sure to down them not without jugs of beer.
Located at a fire station near Bukit Panjang region, Spruce is Singapore’s gastro pub that serves modern Italian-American cuisine at prices that are value for money. There are good bar bites, one of which is the Spruce Hot Wings set, comprising of buffalo wings that you can dip in hot sauce which contrasts with the crispy and crunchy texture made from the wings coated in batter.
Another specialty is the Lazaiale, which is a pizza comprising of Pecorino Romano (a salty sheep’s milk cheese), bacon, broccolini and mozzarella. The wet chewy interior contrasts with the crispy thin layer to give a great pizza bite with temptation!
Tender and rustic pork ribs set is the star signature of Morganfield’s. They are wood smoked and coated with cider made barbecue sauce. There are other food items to watch out for. They include the char-grilled chicken, pork chops and steak.
If you ever been to New York City, you would have noticed several food trucks all around the city streets with their US street food. Here, in Mischief, you can unwind your mischief with craft beers, cocktails and mischievous bites such as the buffalo wings, burgers, brunch food and grilled meats. Indulge yourself in mischief!
Montana Brew Bar
With the culture of Montana, a US state, this bar serves good gourmet coffee and sweet waffles. The coffee can be done from 2 brewing methods – the slow bar and the espresso bar. Coffee beans do feature the Montana house blend.
The waffles are the house special with Truffle Mac & Cheese Waffle being the most hot favourite. They have a crispy batter which results from 3 different flavours used. Such crispy batter of the waffle recipe is typical of waffles from Montana.
If you want hot made food, go for the Southern Fried Chicken Sandwich. It is a combination of succulent fried chicken with crispy batter and wasabi coleslaw meshed in a sandwich filled between 2 waffles.