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Old 07-09-2009, 04:32 PM
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Location: Suburban Dallas
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The Best Burger I've had was in Austin at place called "The Tavern"...If I remember correctly, it's located on the corner of 12th & Lamar....Cool atmosphere too.
I was in Austin a few months ago, and there was a place called the Hang Town Grill in West Lake Hills. Excellent, and I plan to revisit next time I'm down. That's the best charbroiled burger I've had in Austin since they closed McCleskey's several years back.
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Old 07-09-2009, 06:29 PM
 
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Amarillo--
Coyote Bluff. Period.
Hotter Than Hell Burger.
YUM.
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Old 07-10-2009, 12:01 PM
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Location: Victoria TX
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If you ever visit Big Bend, there is a great place in Terlingua, in the old theater, converted into a restaurant. Their burgers are half price one night a week (I think Tuesday) and are very very good, and reasonably priced at all times. The place has a wonderful atmosphere, a nice mix of tourists and locals.
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Old 07-10-2009, 03:43 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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If you ever visit Big Bend, there is a great place in Terlingua, in the old theater, converted into a restaurant. Their burgers are half price one night a week (I think Tuesday) and are very very good, and reasonably priced at all times. The place has a wonderful atmosphere, a nice mix of tourists and locals.
That's probably the Starlight Theatre -- Home Page

It's been a popular place for a long, long time in Terlingua. Used to have no roof.
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Old 07-10-2009, 07:14 PM
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Location: Suburban Dallas
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If you ever visit Big Bend, there is a great place in Terlingua, in the old theater, converted into a restaurant. Their burgers are half price one night a week (I think Tuesday) and are very very good, and reasonably priced at all times. The place has a wonderful atmosphere, a nice mix of tourists and locals.

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Old 07-10-2009, 07:44 PM
 
Location: North Dallas/West Campus, Austin
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Read one post above yours.
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Old 07-10-2009, 09:04 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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I was in Austin a few months ago, and there was a place called the Hang Town Grill in West Lake Hills. Excellent, and I plan to revisit next time I'm down. That's the best charbroiled burger I've had in Austin since they closed McCleskey's several years back.
I like Hang Town too!

Next time you are in Austin, try Mighty Fine Burgers -- it's a new chain by the Rudy's BBQ folks, but only in Austin right now. It is the new best burger I've ever had.
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Old 07-15-2009, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Cape Cod, MA
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I haven't read the whole thread so I don't know if this has been mentioned but the Food Network has declared that the best burger in Texas is at Perini Ranch steakhouse in Buffalo Gap, which is near Abilene. In fact, in our newspaper today, there's an article stating that Tom Perini will be on the Today Show tomorrow morning fixing his burger!

I've had the burger and it IS incredibly good! The kids got theirs on the homemade sourdough bun with fries but I got mine by itself with a choice of side dishes. Can't remember what side dishes I ordered but they were very different and very tasty!!!
Hi, Teatime,
I had steak when I visited the Perini Ranch steakhouse, and it was very good.
I had a bite out of my son's hamburger, and it was great as well.
Great ambience there, and Buffalo Gap is a cute, historic little town.
I wish I'd had more time to explore that area of Texas.
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Old 07-15-2009, 05:43 PM
 
Location: East of the Rockies
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Phil's Ice House on Burnet in Austin. Hut's is good too. Also, Kincaid's in Ft Worth is the most overated hamburger in the history of hamburgers.
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Old 07-16-2009, 09:15 AM
 
Location: Texas
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(in no particular order...)

Keller's in Dallas
Pete's in Lubbock (the original one on east 50th)
CharBurger Stockade in Kilgore
The Busy Bee in Maypearl
Herd's in Jacksboro
Pat's Place in New Braunfels
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