Billy's on Burnet
2105 Hancock, 512/407-9305
This neighborhood burger joint is a great place to enjoy hand-shaped patties and a wealth of fried sides. And yes, that guy or gal pulling the tap or handing you some serious Frito pie was in that punk band you saw the other night.
Food truck serves an eclectic menu inspired by Hawaiian flavors, including kalua pork and cabbage in banana leaves, a teriyaki angus beef burger, and poke.
1309 W. 45th, 512/760-9638
One of several burger outlets operated by Austin's Hamburger King, Dan Junk, whose trademark has always been good, fresh food and friendly service.
5602 N. Lamar, 512/312-5361
Homegrown burger chain specializes in massive and customizable burgers, inventive shakes, and a few healthier options like salads and a turkey burger, too.
5400 Burnet Rd., 512/452-2025