Austin’s Best Burgers

Emma Bittner

Sometimes nothing is better than going out and getting and old fashion greasy hamburger.

Austin is known for its wild and crazy side of the food industry, but they don’t disappoint when it comes to a good ole American hamburger. Here are a few of Austin’s Best Hamburger stops across the city.

Jewboy Burgers Food Truck

It’s challenging to compete in Austin’s food truck industry, but Jewboy Burgers has no problem topping the charts. Their unique menu and never disappointing service have customers continually coming back. With a nod to traditional Jewish food, Jewboy Burgers creates the perfect fusion of Texas and Jewish cuisine. Jewboy Burgers satisfies my craving every time, and I’ve never left less than satisfied.

Dan’s Hamburgers

Your classic diner burger is brought to life at Dan’s. With a simple menu with affordable prices to match, Dan’s burgers doesn’t overcomplicate a classic burger. A delicious menu with a nostalgic diner feel, Dan’s is consistent and never misses.

Top Notch Hamburgers

Keeping the classic burger drive-in experience alive, Top Notch provides a nostalgic experience paired with delicious food. Often remembered from being featured in Dazed and Confused, Top Notch is memorable for their juicy burgers and crispy onion rings. This burger stop is an Austin staple that is always reliable. 

Burger Bar

With multiple convenient locations across Austin, Burger Bar has captivated Austin locals. From the walk-up order window to the outside seating, Burger Bar is an easy come-and-go place to grab a bite that won’t leave you unsatisfied. In addition to their mouth-watering burgers, their queso fries are memorable and leave you always wanting more.

Downtown Burgers

Located downtown and now in Riverside, Downtown Burgers is popular among all Austinites. While burger is in the name, their menu also includes vegetarian items and even chicken wings. A leisurely lunch or dinner, Downtown Burgers has created quite a following that raves about the food. Always served hot and fresh, this small shop is a stop that you shouldn’t pass up.

P. Terry’s Burger Stand

A classic staple in any Austinite’s diet, P. Terry’s is the perfect combination of a fast food and diner hamburger, where the quality is not sacrificed for a cheap on the go price.Scattered across Austin, P. Terry’s affordable meals are always a go-to for a quick and easy dinner. Not only are their hamburgers incredible, but their shakes and specials are always worth a trip to P. Terry’s.

Pool Burger

Served from an Airstream, Pool Burger is the perfect oasis this quarantine. With easy dine-in and pick-up options, Pool Burger rarely disappoints. Whether you are going for the delicious food paired with fresh ingredients, the drinks, or the overall atmosphere, Pool Burger is one of Austin’s best stops for hamburgers.