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Old 05-13-2009, 11:52 PM
 
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The Whataburger of today is nothing like it was in the beginning before they automated so much of it. Used to be a grilled bun not a toasted bun. It's still OK, but nothing like it was growing up in Corpus Christi where Whataburger was born.

Old fashioned burgers are a treasure. Al's in Arlington, Kincaids in Fort Worth, Dan's in Austin, great little joint in Llano (can't remember the name). Always looking for a good burger.
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:16 AM
 
Location: Upper East Side of Texas
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I've said it before & I'll say it again.

T-E-X-A-S BURGER!!!

For those who have never tried it you're really missing out. I would almost drive from Tyler to Buffalo just to eat one its that good.
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:19 AM
 
Location: Austin
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I dont think there are any Texas Burgers in Austin.
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:33 AM
 
Location: Upper East Side of Texas
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I dont think there are any Texas Burgers in Austin.
There is not one in the city of Austin. The closest one is in Rockdale, Tx. just outside of Austin.

http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/301/1277...urger-Rockdale
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Old 05-14-2009, 03:02 AM
 
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The Whataburger of today is nothing like it was in the beginning before they automated so much of it. Used to be a grilled bun not a toasted bun. It's still OK, but nothing like it was growing up in Corpus Christi where Whataburger was born.

Old fashioned burgers are a treasure. Al's in Arlington, Kincaids in Fort Worth, Dan's in Austin, great little joint in Llano (can't remember the name). Always looking for a good burger.
Its been years since whataburger has been really good.Only time I eat tehre ius when a freind is driving. Not so hot really.
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Old 05-14-2009, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Future Kerrvillian
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Old fashioned burgers are a treasure. Al's in Arlington, Kincaids in Fort Worth, Dan's in Austin, great little joint in Llano (can't remember the name). Always looking for a good burger.
I'll second that comment. Great burgers, and they still manage to keep prices reasonable.
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:29 AM
 
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I dont think there are any Texas Burgers in Austin.


When I'm travelling around TX I need a DQ or Whataburger.

But, when I'm at home all I need is a DANS.

Nuff said.
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:34 AM
 
Location: San Antonio-Westover Hills
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I forgot to mention--if you haven't had a Five Guys burger, you are missing out on some serious burger greatness. They've opened a few in Houston. My heavens, they are LOVELY! Fast, too!
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:36 AM
 
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I'd take a Freddy's Frozen Custard steakburger over Whataburger anyday. Plus I can get a regular Oreo concrete for dessert. That concrete is 1010 calories too, so I don't have to eat anything else that day.

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Old 05-14-2009, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Center Twp, PA
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I prefer Braum's to Whataburger. Braum's shakes really go well with their burgers and krinkle fries.

Whataburger is my solid #2 though.
YES!!!!!! Oh, I miss Braum's! They do not have any in Houston, so anytime I visit the folks in North Texas I make a visit to Braum's.
Well, sometimes 2-3 visits.
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