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Texas Burgers - the Best of the Best

Created by: laura
This is a Private Set
About This Set

Sure you can find a burgers all over Texas. But these are a few of the best of the best in the state. When it comes to a burger, why would you settle for anything less than the best?

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Cheeseburger at Mighty Fine Burgers, photo by JL1101
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Cheeseburger at Mighty Fine Burgers

10515 Mopac Expy N, Austin, TX, 78739
512-418-0444

I completely agree with TechChick. This burger joint - run by the same people behind Rudy's BBQ - rocks. I'm not even a big fan of burgers, and I LOVED this cheeseburger. Mighty Fine uses 100% fresh more…   [4 reviews]

Tags: cheeseburger  hamburger  beef  shakes  fries  edit
Veggie Burger at P Terry's Burger Stand, photo by silentmeow
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Veggie Burger at P Terry's Burger Stand

404 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
(512) 473-2217

In December P. Terry's was serving Gardenburgers as their veggie burger. I gave them an eight because they made them taste far better than the grocery store variety. In January they came out with their more…   [1 review]

Tags: gardenburger  veggie burger  burger  edit
The Buffalo Burger at Casino El Camino, photo by bighousepink
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The Buffalo Burger at Casino El Camino

517 E 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 469-9330

IT IS SO GOOD. I crave this burger constantly. This is by far my pick for best burger in town. more…   [2 reviews]

Tags: burger  buffalo  hot  sauce  Blue cheese   edit
The Top Pick at Top Notch Restaurant, photo by wyattmcspadden
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The Top Pick at Top Notch Restaurant

7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX
(512) 452-2181

The burgers at this classic 50s-era restaurant (where you can eat in or get curb service) are grilled over charcoal. They also serve terrific onion rings. The Top Notch sign is, in itself, worth the trip. more…   [1 review]

Tags: burger  joint  grilled  charcoal  onion  ring  edit
Wink Brie Burgers at Wink, photo by laura
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Wink Brie Burgers at Wink

1014 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
(512) 482-8868

Also known as "sliders," these mini-Wink burgers come 3 to an order when you ask for them at Wink Bar (next door to the restaurant). This is a great appetizer to share, and the kitchen is happy to make more…   [1 review]

Tags: Sliders  mini  burger  brie  caramelized onion  spicy  mustard  lettuce  edit
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Hamburger and Herbed Waffle Fries at Lambert's Downtown Barbecue

401 W 2nd St, Austin, TX, 78701
(512) 494-1500

As many dishes @ Lamberts, the presentation alone is delicious, but after you sink your teeth in you are equally happy! These burgers are full of flavor and worth ordering if you haven't already! more…   [2 reviews]

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Woodland Veggie Burger at The Woodland

1716 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
(512) 441-6800

This is a great veggie burger (says a meat eater). The only reason I can't give it a 10 is because it's inconsistent. I've had that problem before at The Woodland, but at least with this dish it's not more…   [2 reviews]

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Super-Bert Quarter Pounder with Cheese at Hill-Berts Burgers, photo by silentmeow
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Super-Bert Quarter Pounder with Cheese at Hill-Berts Burgers

3303 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
(512) 452-2317

I love Hill-Bert's burgers and onion rings. Usually I have to ask for a place to "burn the onion rings" but at Hill-Bert's they knew exactly what I meant. They also deliver and for me that was a BIG PLUS! more…   [4 reviews]

Tags: burger  delivery  greasy  fries  shake  patty  meat  bun  cheese  edit
Richie Valens Burger at Huts Hamburgers, photo by larrymcguire
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Richie Valens Burger at Huts Hamburgers

807 W 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 472-0693

I've recently been a Huts fanatic. It's so old school Austin - without trying to be old school Austin- and they make pretty good burgers and onion rings. more…   [1 review]

Tags: burger  onion ring  edit
Veggie Burger at Eastside Cafe, photo by laura
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Veggie Burger at Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX
(512) 476-5858

Eastside Cafe's veggie burger is yumalicious. The hearty burger is made of grains, mushrooms, and mozzarella cheese, and is served on a whole wheat bun. Fixings include lettuce, tomato, pickles, red onions, more…   [1 review]

Tags: vegetable patty  fries  lettuce  tomato  red onion  edit
78704 Burger at Phil's Ice House, photo by laura
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78704 Burger at Phil's Ice House

5620 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX, 78756
(512) 524-1212

I know. Not everyone likes a slightly sweet hamburger bun. And if that's a case, let me start by saying you can special order a "wheat bun" at Phil's Ice House. However, if you don't mind the salty-sweet more…   [4 reviews]

Tags: burger  chipotle  grilled onion  avocado  edit
El Jardin Burger at Phil's Ice House, photo by bighousepink
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El Jardin Burger at Phil's Ice House

5620 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX, 78756
(512) 524-1212

This burger is almost as good as the one it is inspired by, but you don't have to be inebriated at 4AM in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to enjoy it. Even though these burger's are a perfect night cap more…   [1 review]

Tags: burger  san miguel de allende  ham  bacon  jalapenos  edit
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Mini Lamb Burger with Maytag Blue on Brioche at Jeffrey's Restaurant

1204 W Lynn St, Austin, TX
(512) 477-5584

My mom makes good burgers. She seasons them up and never overcooks them. I am so spoiled on my mother's burgers, I rarely order a burger when I go out to eat because I'll probably be disappointed. My more…   [1 review]

Tags: jeffreys  lamb burgers  hamburgers  jeffreys happy hour  edit
Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheeseburger at Austin Java, photo by austineater
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Smoked Gouda Bacon Cheeseburger at Austin Java

1206 Parkway, Austin, TX
(512) 476-1829

The burger has a good combination of taste between a great Gouda cheese and crispy bacon. I would agree with others that the Gouda Cheese and bacon are fantastic on this dish, but the meat itself does more…   [3 reviews]

Tags: cheese  burger  gouda  edit
Raw Nut Burger at Whole Foods Market, photo by bighousepink
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Raw Nut Burger at Whole Foods Market

1105 N Lamar Blvd Ste Ste 200, Austin, TX
(512) 391-8400

These small totally raw nut burgers are amazing. They are made from pecans, walnuts, sunflower seeds, onion, red miso, tomatoes and fresh herbs. more…   [1 review]

Tags: nut  burger  pecans  walnuts  sunflower seeds  raw  edit
Bleu Cheese Bacon Burger at Galaxy Cafe, photo by hamburgler
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Bleu Cheese Bacon Burger at Galaxy Cafe

9911 Brodie Ln, Austin, TX
(512) 233-6000

Damn, this is one fine burger. I love burgers. That's why they call me the Hamburgler. No relation. I also love Donkey Kong, but that's another story. The theme of this burger is balance. All flavors more…   [1 review]

Tags: bacon  cheeseburger  bleu  cheese  edit
The Ends Burger at Billy's on Burnet, photo by amazonstl
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The Ends Burger at Billy's on Burnet

2105 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX
(512) 407-9305

This burger is the best! Named after a local punk band, the burger is perfectly cooked and topped with hot sauce and crumbled blue cheese. Definitely a four-napkin affair. more…   [1 review]

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Stuffed Burger at Bam's Roadhouse Grill, photo by chon_jee
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Stuffed Burger at Bam's Roadhouse Grill

6115 Lohmans Ford Rd, Lago Vista, TX
(512) 267-9001

chon_jee is right! I can't imagine that anyone ever finds this place (I was glad to hear the story of how he came across it). I've had my own strange family-related reasons to be out in this remote neck more…   [2 reviews]

Tags: Stuffed  burger  Lago Vista  edit
Cheeseburger at Burger House, photo by silentmeow
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Cheeseburger at Burger House

4211 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, TX, 78759
(512) 346-7200

I love Burger House cheeseburgers because of the "famous salt seasoning" they add to the meat. It gives it a sort of exotic flavor--almost Indian in taste. I also love this cheeseburger because you can more…   [1 review]

Tags: hamburger  cheese  cheeseburger  bun  Burger House Famous Salt  seasoning  edit
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Hickory Cheeseburger at Dans Hamburgers Number 2

4308 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX
(512) 443-6131

Old school purveyor of griddle burgers, fries and shakes does it right on this Austin favorite since 1973. Add jalapeno to give it extra kick! more…   [1 review]

Tags: hamburger  burger  cheeseburger  cheeburger  edit
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South Austin Cheeseburger at Artz Rib House

2330 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
(512) 442-8283

Urg! Writing this makes me want to dash over to Artz and get one on the fly! If you can walk in there and resist the awesome Q, this burger is a no-brainer. Good bacon makes it the bomb. more…   [2 reviews]

Tags: bacon  burger  grilled onion  jalapeno  edit
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LA Burger at Casino El Camino

517 E 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 469-9330

This burger is amazing! It's 3/4 lb of meat to start, so if you don't want it pink inside you better tell em more well done. It has avocado, shallot mayo and sprouts. I like to add serrano pepper to more…   [1 review]

Tags: avocado  sprout  burger  edit
The Old Fashioned at Hill's Cafe, photo by tastytouring
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The Old Fashioned at Hill's Cafe

4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
(512) 851-9300

Just look at that baby...check out the delicious and plentiful bacon, fat breaded steak fries, mmmm. It's really good. Adam ordered the burger and fries and I went with the "veggie plate" with a dry more…   [2 reviews]

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Jo's Hamburger at Jo's Coffee

1300 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
(512) 444-3800

I can eat me a burger from Jo's atleast once a week. Damn, those buttered buns are the BOMB! I think I'll go eat one now...and hopefully I'll see Amy Cook there :-)! more…   [2 reviews]

Tags: burger  American  edit
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No. 2: Cheeseburger at Top Notch Restaurant

7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX
(512) 452-2181

Maybe it's because they cook my burger in front of me over charcoal. Maybe it's because the whole place is kept spotless. Maybe it's because I could drive-in (not "thru"), park my car next to an intercom more…   [1 review]

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Rudz Burger at Rudyard's British Pub

2010 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX
(713) 521-0521

Seriously these burgers are that good! A lot of places usually focus on the burger, then put a crappy cheap bun on it. Rudz gives you a perfectly seasoned, thick hand made burger. The bun is equally more…   [1 review]

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Royal Red Robin Burger at Red Robin, photo by jonathan
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Royal Red Robin Burger at Red Robin

229 N Highway 67, Cedar Hill, TX
(469) 272-3636

This is the most delicious burger ever invented! Comes with RR bottomless fries and is guaranteed to satisfy that hunger. Order with 2 eggs if you're in a particularly pigish mood. more…   [1 review]

Tags: burger  Gourmet Burger  edit
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hamburger on cheddar jalepeno bun at Frio Canyon Lodge

Highway 83 & 337, Leakey, TX
(830) 232-6810

A great old fashioned burger. The bun isn't too spicy, just a good compliment to the beef. Tomato, red onion, pickles, crunchy lettuce - plus options for cheese and mushrooms. This is only hamburger more…   [1 review]

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Chubby Chuck's Burger at Hut's Hamburgers

807 W 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 472-0693

Oh mama. I have dreams about this burger. Any time you combined grated cheese AND hickory barbecue sauce on a burger I'm in pig-out heaven, and this is one of the best bbq burgers to ever tickle my taste more…   [1 review]

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Migas at Dans Hamburgers Number 2

4308 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX
(512) 443-6131

The migas had way too much red sauce on them, so I feel I can't analyze this dish properly. I would definitely try them again (I loved the side of crispy potato squares that came with them), but next more…   [1 review]

Tags: migas  breakfast  edit
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The Theta Special at Hut's Hamburgers

807 W 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 472-0693

This burger comes with dill pickles, mayo, grated cheese & hickory sauce. I order mine with the hickory sauce on the side... trying to keep the messiness to a minimum. Huts is my favorite burger joint more…   [1 review]

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Hamburger at Sandys Hamburgers, photo by chon_jee
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Hamburger at Sandys Hamburgers

603 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX
(512) 478-6322

For the kind of burger joint it is - I think it is great - cheap for sure. Personally, I love that the people who work there are not teeenagers but adults who never get our order wrong although we turn more…   [2 reviews]

Tags: Drive-thru  hamburger  edit
The Pepper Crust at The Woodland, photo by poco-cocoa
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The Pepper Crust at The Woodland

1716 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
(512) 441-6800

I tried this Woodland burger tonight sans the grilled Serranos - but still loaded with crispy bacon and blue cheese. Talk about hitting the spot! Elmundomando is absolutely right about the fries too; more…   [3 reviews]

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Burgers on 2 for 1 night at Hut's Hamburgers

W 6th St, Austin, TX

We went in around nine for the two for one burgers (wed night special) The Richie Valen's would of been great had they not been raw. I'm not afraid of some pink in my burger but this was all wet and more…   [1 review]

Tags: guacamole  cheese  burger  jalapenos  edit
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Milner's Mushroom Burger at Hut's Hamburgers

807 W 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 472-0693

I get this one with a veggie patty; otherwise, it's really rich for me - others may disagree. Cream of mushroom soup and shredded cheddar on top make this a deliciously gooey mess that is the epitome more…   [1 review]

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Cheeseburger with seasoned curly fries at Dan's Hamburgers

5602 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX, 78751
512-459-3239

If you have a need for not-too-greasy comfort food, stop at an Austin-grown burger joint that has held the title of "Best Hamburger" for many years. Your cheeseburger is placed on the grill only after more…   [1 review]

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Ritchie Valens Burger at Hut's Hamburgers

807 W 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 472-0693

This burger is loaded with pure goodness. How can you go wrong with guacamole, cheese and jalepenos on a burger? I'm a fan of the wheat bun. Try the Wolfman Jack also... more…   [3 reviews]

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Mini Burgers at Terra Burger, photo by natanya
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Mini Burgers at Terra Burger

2522 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX
(512) 436-8570

Terra Burger's all-organic approach to food is an admirable one, and it's possible I'm too attached to dirty burgers that can't be created with organic beef (which would be a shame), but these sliders more…   [1 review]

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Veggie Burger at Satellite Bistro & Bar

5900 Slaughter Ln W # 400, Austin, TX
(512) 288-9994

A solid veggie burger with nice flavor (I'm not enough of a connoisseur to know if it is homemade), served with a fresh toasted bun and crisp lettuce, tomato, green onion and pickles on the side. Lots more…   [1 review]

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Alamo Black Bean Burger at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - South Lamar

1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
(512) 476-1320

The Alamo used to serve a frozen black bean burger, and when they stopped I heard the reason was either because the business had a fire and was destroyed or the burgers were recalled. Neither sounds great, more…   [1 review]

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Veggie & Jack Burger at Freddie's on 1 First

1703 S 1st St, Austin, TX
(512) 445-9197

good for a frozen veggie patty. whole wheat bun and toppings made the burger! more…   [1 review]

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Chili Cheese Burger at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

13000 N I-35, Austin, TX
(512) 997-9500

Yummy! You have to eat this with a fork and knife. It tastes even better the next day cold! more…   [1 review]

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D.H special at Dirty Martin's Kum-Bak

2808 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX
(512) 478-0413

The place has been serving since 1926(82 years). The DH is a burger surrounded in grilled onions, cheese,and tomatoes on toast. The burger just melts in your mouth. It cost about five bucks and is worth more…   [1 review]

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Tex Mex Burger at Hill's Cafe, photo by dperque
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Tex Mex Burger at Hill's Cafe

4700 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX
(512) 851-9300

This was my first visit to Hill's and had fairly low expectations based on the lack of patrons when we arrived and well, I'd never heard anything about it. Once I got over the 85 or so compact florescent more…   [1 review]

Tags: burger  bacon  cheese  hamburger  jalapeno  onions  fries  edit
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Cheese Burger at Nubian Queen Lola S Cajun Kitchen

1815 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX
(512) 542-9269

Possibly one of the best burgers in Austin. Cheap, Juicy, made with love, and this amazing mix of sauces on it that I've yet after eating it a dozen times been able to figure out. GO LOLA! more…   [1 review]

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Freddie's Veggie Burger at Freddie's

1703 S 1st St, Austin, TX
(512) 445-9197

Freddie's Veggie Burger is the best in town. I'm actually not sure if they make it in-house, but it's so good I can't eat most other veggie burgers (like the mush at Central Market, or the teriyaki-doused more…   [1 review]

Tags: veggie burger  vegetarian  burger  edit
Black and Blue Burger at Austin Java, photo by chon_jee
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Black and Blue Burger at Austin Java

1206 Parkway, Austin, TX
(512) 476-1829

If you are one for a thick, filling, gourmet burger, this one's worth trying. It's a burger topped with thick peppercorn sauce, blue cheese crumbles, and a variety of fresh greens. Certainly good points more…   [1 review]

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The Fat Burger at Fuegos Authentic Mexican

7600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
(512) 524-1164

My husband and I measured about 4 inches height on this daddy. The Fuego's folks are not lying, it is indeed a fattie. And unbelievably delicious. The patty was cooked to order + avocado, bacon, cheese, more…   [1 review]

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Vegetarian Burger at Billy's on Burnet

2105 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX
(512) 407-9305

I'm pretty sure this burger is your standard frozen Garden Burger. I do give Billy's props for offering good toppings to dress it up, though. more…   [3 reviews]

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Bulgogi Burger at Burger Tex

2912 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX
78705

A lot of food enthusiasts get hung up on 'authenticity' when searching out so-called ethnic cuisine experiences, and while that's well and good up to a point, you mustn't forget the magic that can happen more…   [1 review]

Tags: bulgogi  burger  Korean  American  unhealthy  soy sauce  marinade  edit
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Buffalo Burger at Casino El Camino

517 E 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 469-9330

Casino: best bar, best burger, best jukebox, best wait & bar staff. Buy the kitchen a round. Enjoy! more…   [2 reviews]

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Cheeseburger at Driskill Grill

604 Brazos St, Austin, TX
(800) 252-9367

Sitting in the Driskill bar with it's intense cowboy motif, you can chow down on a thick burger cooked to order. The fries are wedges, the ketchup comes in tiny, hotel bottles, and the meat is made more more…   [1 review]

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Violet Crown Burger at Phil's Ice House, photo by fool
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Violet Crown Burger at Phil's Ice House

5620 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX, 78756
(512) 524-1212

The sweet potato fries really put this over the top. blue cheese and onions are hard to beat. more…   [2 reviews]

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Chipotle Bacon Cheeseburger at The Jackalope

404 E 6th St, Austin, TX
(512) 469-5801

OK. If you are at Jackalope, be aware that something entirely wacky or jacked is going to happen either there or after you leave. This is not a dining destination, but as many Austinites know, it can more…   [1 review]

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Turkey Burger at Hyde Park Bar and Grill, photo by elsigh
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Turkey Burger at Hyde Park Bar and Grill

4206 Duval St, Austin, TX
(512) 458-3168

i'm with you, but if we want to talk turkey at Hyde Park, i think we have to start with the Muffa(/u)letta. with smoked breast meat, mozzarella, and a nice tapenade on focaccia, it's light for lunch with more…   [2 reviews]

Tags: American  turkey  burger  edit
Mini Burger Trio at Little Bigs, photo by elsigh
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Mini Burger Trio at Little Bigs

2703 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX
(713) 521-2447

Lil Big's makes some tasty-mean lil burgers. They're served simply with a bit of grilled onions, slider-style, under a patty of house-ground beef. The buns were thick enough to keep from total meltdown more…   [1 review]

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Cheeseburger at Counter Cafe, photo by laura
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Cheeseburger at Counter Cafe

626 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX, 78703
(512) 708-8800

Counter Cafe's cheeseburger is one of my all-time favorites - real, sharp Cheddar cheese melted over a charred hamburger patty grilled to perfect medium rare. Love the pungent red onion and the fresh, more…   [1 review]

Tags: cheeseburger  bun  red  onion  tomato  Wedge  fries  lunch  edit
Cheeseburger at P. Terry's, photo by laurabwilliams
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Cheeseburger at P. Terry's

4228 William Cannon Dr, Austin, TX, 78744

"if it's not too late...make it a CHEESE burger." This is not a glam-burger. In the burger world, there's a lot of fanciness going around these days. Did anyone glimpse all of the stuff crammed in more…   [1 review]

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