807 W. Sixth, Austin, 78703, 512/472-0693
Hours: Daily, 11am-10pm
This legendary spot rests not on its laurels but atop beef-eaters' picks for Best Burger. It's justifiably famous for their hamburger happy hour two-for-one specials.
Casino el Camino is famous for huge, juicy burgers with a variety of toppings and excellent hot dogs smothered in chili. Vegetarian options are available, and there's a fabulous jukebox, too.
517 E. Sixth, 512/469-9330
The cantina boasts an appealing selection of Texas craft brews and ciders on tap, complemented by burger-friendly Texas wines and a roster of spicy signature cocktails featuring Texas distilled spirits, tequila, or mezcal. The menu takes the the upscale burger, shake, and cocktail format and gives it a spicy Tex-Mex twist and clever Spanglish titles.
900 W. 10th, 512/366-5154
All of the grass-fed beef comes directly from the ranch that once belonged to Svante Magnus Swenson. The Black and Bleu Bevo Burger sounds like a winner to us.
74 Rainey, 973/943-1264