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What Sauce Does Burger King Have?

Visiting a Burger King and want to know what sauces are available? Besides, sauce makes a meal so much more enjoyable – especially with fried chicken! I spent some time perusing their menu and asking the staff to find out! Here are your options.

So, what sauce does Burger King have? Burger King offers six different dipping sauces: Barbecue, buffalo, honey mustard, ranch, zesty and sweet chili. All of which are offered as add ons. Although, some sauces do naturally come included in other menu items. For instance, Whoppers contain mayonaisse.

In all reality, there is a limited number of sauces available at Burger King.

But it’s probably a good thing; it should make a decision a little easier.

Besides, you likely will not be able to have all of them with every meal.

That would likely be a bit too much.

So how do you choose between them? What’s the best sauce to order.

Well, here is a good place to start:

What’s The Best Burger King Sauce?

The best Burger King sauce depends on personal preferences along with what you are consuming it with. That being said, the Zesty and Buffalo sauce appears to be the most popular.

In fact, I noticed a poll over at Reddit and decided to do some calculations.

Here are the results:

A unanimous winner.

Although buffalo isn’t too far behind, really.

Well at least according to this particular survey.

What Do Burger King Sauces Taste Like?

Burger King sauces are quite different in regards to their taste and consistency.

Let us quickly run through what to expect with each one:


Burger King BBQ sauce is sweet, rich, and smoky. It is dark brown in color and relatively thick in consistency.

Honey Mustard

A sweet sauce with a subtle kick and a somewhat sour flavor.


Creamy with a tang and hint of garlic. 


Creamy with a kick.

Sweet And Sour

As the name suggests, it is sweet and sour. Although the BK sweet and sour sauce taste somewhat similar to pineapple.


Bright orange in color, creamy and fiery from a mix of spices. It also has a kick that is not too overpowering.

Sweet Chili

Sweet with a hint of chili – not overpowering or considered hot.

Burger King Sauces

Does Burger King Have Mayo Packets?

Burger King does offer mayo packets in their restaurants. You will need to ask a member of staff behind the counter to get one, or several.

Does Burger King Charge For Sauces?

Most Burger King restaurants do not charge for their sauce, as the cost of the dipping sauces is typically included in the menu price of the corresponding items. That being said, some burger king restaurants may charge for sauce depending on what your order or if you ask for extra.

In reality, there is no single answer here.

Burger King is a franchise, and as such, they are allowed to charge (or not charge).

It’s ultimately up to them.

So, the only real way to know is to check in with the restaurant at the time of ordering.

And it does depend on your order.

If you have nuggets, for instance, you can expect a dipping sauce of your choosing as part of that meal.

If you opt for only a Whopper, on the other hand, you might not get a dipping sauce included.

And then there is the customer service side to it too.

Often the staff will throw in free, or extra sauces if you are polite.

Others may not regardless of how you ask.

If you are charged, expect between $0.10-$0.25 per packet.

That’s what customers have generally experienced.


There are six dipping sauces are at Burger King; each of them providing something a little different.

Nevertheless, each pair nicely with french fries, onion rings, chicken nuggets or if you are feeling bold, added to a burger!

So do give them a try.

See what you like.

You’ll likely find one that’s right for you.

And judging by that survey.

Well, Zesty or Buffalo would be a great place to start!

Wondering what sauces are available at other fast food establishments? Check out my guide here: