One of the best parts of traveling is tasting the food that new cities have to offer. And if you’re going to Texas, you’ll likely want to check out some of the excellent restaurants in the Lone Star State. A good burger is more than just a patty and a bun, it’s an entire sensory experience and you deserve the best! We’ve completed 17 of the best places to get an incredible burger, in Texas.
Blue Sky, Amarillo
The simply named Cheeseburger, is several layers of heaven from the toasted bun, mustard, melted cheese, a seasoned chuck patty, red tomato, dill pickle chips, lettuce and onion – phew!
Clark’s Oyster Bar, Austin
The Black Angus Hamburger is the best burger at Clark’s Oyster Bar. The inch tall, pan-roasted burger is covered with sauce Gribiche and served with a colossal mountain of shoestring fries.
Second Bar & Kitchen, Austin
The Congress Burger is an incredibly juicy and sumptuous patty, garnished with pickles, tomatoes and lettuce, and you get to choose from either delicious pork belly or seared foie gras.
Perini Ranch Steakhouse, Buffalo Gap
Served open to show off the beauty of this burger, the patty, red onions and cheddar on one side, and the lettuce, jalapeno, pickles and tomatoes on the other – this is a treat for the senses.
Bill’s Burgers, Burnet
Sometimes simple is the best and the Single Cheeseburger available at Bill’s is a great example. A huge burger, juicy and smothered in American cheese, sandwiched between a toasted bun. Yum!
Post at Lamar Park, Corpus Christi
The wittily named Heisenburger is an addictive order featuring a thick, charred patty placed on a buttered, toasted bun with cheese, bacon and thick pickles – add an egg if you’re really feeling adventurous.
With a six ounce medium-rare patty, the Pimento Cheese Burger features sautéed red onions, home made Tabasco-spiked cheese, Bibb lettuce resting on a toasted bun.
With a burger patty that is fatter than the whole bun put together, the Rapscallion burger is thick and juicy, with peppered bacon, home-made cheese and Creole mustard just to add a little extra spice.
The Bearded Lady, Fort Worth
The L.U.S.T Burger is, and you should probably take a big breath before – a half pound of Prime Angus chuck encrusted with feta and roasted poblano, melted Gouda, caramelized onion, avocado, lettuce, tomato and pickles – phew!
Rodeo Goat, Fort Worth
The Telluride burger is the best burger of the diverse menu in Rodeo Goat. With goats cheese and roasted poblano, green-chile chutney, onion and of course tomato.
Burger Joint, Houston
This Classic burger is out of this world, using the best ingredients to make a simple burger taste incredible. Topping the charred patty with lettuce, tomato, pickles, onion and a touch of aioli.
The Squirrel Master burger is not for the faint of palate as the patty is studded with poblano peppers, and topped with bacon, pepper jack cheese and a fried egg with chopped jalapeños.
Original Hubcap Grill, Houston
The Philly Cheese Steak Burger – all the best in one burger! A patty topped with thin-sliced ribeye, grilled onions, peppers, Swiss cheese and a delicious mayo sauce.
Jacoby’s Cafe, Melvin
The Keltz Burger is a one of kind burger, where the “toppings” are stuffed inside the patty before it is cooked. So when you bite into that delicious patty you bound to be surprised with the cheese, onions and jalapeños!
Folc, San Antonio
Treat yourself to a Brisket Burger with Pork Belly, for the ultimate juicy, tender burger, topped with an egg (sunny side up of course!). You should probably a napkin or two!
Coyote Sam’s Bar & Grille, Tyler
If you choose the Kobe Beef Burger at Coyote Sam’s Bar & Grille you’ll have the difficult decision between six different cheese with which to top your seared patty. Oh the decisions we have to make in life.
Joe’s Place, Wixon Valley
The Cheeseburger Basket at Joe’s Place is a simple, yet delicious burger option that has been loved for many years, due to the handmade patty, basic bun and a whole host of side options.