Patty Melt Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Patty Melt.


There are 899 calories in Patty Melt.


Nutrition Facts
Patty Melt
Serving Size:


sandwich (313 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 510
Calories 899

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 grams

Saturated Fat 29 grams

Trans Fat 1.8 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.4 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 19 grams

Cholesterol 201 milligrams

Sodium 1406 milligrams

Potassium 762 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 46 grams

Dietary Fiber 5.6 grams

Sugars 5.7 grams
Protein 50 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Burritos / Sandwiches / Wraps (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 900 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 242 minutes
Running (6mph) 87 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 125 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is difference between patty melt and hamburger?

A patty melt sandwich is a variant of the classic American cheeseburger. While both of these dishes include ground beef patties and cheese, the hamburger or cheeseburger is served on a soft bun, while a patty melt is prepared with griddled sandwich bread. The main difference, however, is in the cooking process.

What is a patty melt made of?

What Is a Patty Melt? In its most basic form, a patty melt is a thin beef patty cooked between two pieces of toasted bread with cheese and onions.

Why is it called a patty melt?

The flavorful sandwich was invented in California in the late 1940s by Tiny Naylor, the owner of Biff’s and Tiny Naylor restaurants. It is believed that the dish served as an inspiration for the famous tuna melt, using tuna as a substitute for the hamburger patty.

What is in the Whataburger patty melt?

A longtime customer favorite, the delicious Patty Melt is made with two fresh, never frozen American beef patties, two slices of Monterey Jack cheese, grilled onions, and Whataburger’s Creamy Pepper Sauce. It’s served between two thick slices of signature Texas Toast.

Why are patty melts so good?

The beauty of the patty melt is that, when done right, no condiments are necessary, as the defining flavor-enhancing characteristic derives from lavishly buttering the outside of the bread and cooking the sandwich until it becomes one gooey, greasy, meaty, crisp-but-tender synergistic package.

How was the original patty melt made?

Tiny Naylor owned a chain of Biff’s and Tiny Naylor restaurants in the late 1940s and 1950s. It was there that the Patty Melt made its debut. Naylor came up with putting the beef patties between slices of rye bread as a Patty Melt.

Is a patty melt considered a burger?

The great thing about a patty melt is that it is a burger that is concerned with texture. Theoretically, a standard burger can have texture: a pillowy bun, a crisp-charred crust, melting cheese, a soft medium-rare interior of the burger itself, crunchy pickles or raw onions or whatever else.

Does a patty melt have to be on rye bread?

Some patty melt recipes call for rye bread, but we prefer sourdough. If you’re crazy for rye bread, though, go ahead and use that. Ground beef patty.