10 Best Places to Get a Burger and a Beer in Austin, TX
Looking for the best places for a burger and beer in Austin? Look no further! Here’s a list of the best places in ATX to grab a pint and a patty, and the best restaurants, pubs, breweries, etc. for burger and beer specials.
By Clara Jaide on Mar. 16, 2022
Beer and burgers go together like peanut butter and jam, and with the craft beer scene booming in Austin right now, there is no better time to hit up your favourite restaurant, bar, brewery, etc. for a pint and a juicy burger. Here are JustBeer’s top ten favourite spots for a variety of beer and burger options.
Here are JustBeer’s top ten favourite spots for a beer and a burger in ATX (and surrounding areas).
Where to get the best burgers and craft beer in Austin, Texas
1208 West 4th Street
If you want a classic Austin, TX burger paired with local beer, we recommend you visit Hold Out Brewing’s restaurant and brewery. The 50/50 burger, that’s half pork, half beef topped with Swiss cheese, cucumber, fried egg mayo, and burnt onion bacon jam, will sweep you off your feet.
Burger & Beer Pairing for Hold Out Brewing:
2438 West Anderson Lane Suite 100
With tons of burger options and even burger salads and bowls– we couldn’t leave Hopdoddy off this list. If you’re looking for a unique chicken
burger sandwich experience, we recommend you try out the Final Fowl. This masterpiece is a buffalo chicken patty topped with carrot celery slaw, buffalo ranch sauce & fried cilantro mayo on a fresh baked honey mustard bun.
Burger & Beer Pairing at Hopdoddy:
5111 Airport Boulevard
If you like a mix of Texas heat and Mexican flavour, JewBoy Burgers is the spot for you. Their Oy Vay Guey (Way) burger contains a beef patty topped with roasted Hatch Green Chillies, steamed pepper jack cheese and mustard.
Burger & Beer Pairing for The JewBoy Burger:
We recommend pairing your spicy Oy Vay Guey Burger with a malty & sweet beer, like a Scottish ale, from JewBoy Burger’s rotating tap to complement that pepper jack flavour!
3110 Guadalupe Street #400
Hopfields gastropub is the perfect setting for a craft beer and burger lover in Austin. With tons of beers from various local and national breweries, this is the perfect place for a beer sampler! There are only two burgers on the menu, one a veggie burger and the other, a beef burger which makes your choice super easy!
Burger & Beer Pairing for Hopfields:
Now, the harder decision at Hopfields is the beer. While you’re probably going to want to try more than one, we recommend starting crisp and clean with Bob’s Fine Pilsner from Austin’s own, Blue Owl Brewing.
7032 Wood Hollow Drive
At 5280 Burger Bar, you’ll get mouth-watering 100% premium Texas beef burgers. If you’ve got a hearty appetite, we recommend The Double Bypass burger. This burger contains 2 quarter pound Angus beef patties, 2 strips of pecan-wood smoked bacon, pickle chips, housemade cheese sauce, onion straws, 5280’s fry sauce and a side of french fries.
And if you’re up for a challenge, try the Triple or Quadruple Bypass burger. 3/4 patties; same toppings.
Burger & Beer Pairing for 5280 Burger Bar:
1305 West Oltorf Street
If you like good scenery, great food and even better beer, Austin Beer Garden is a must-try. Their housemade veggie burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, mustard, mayo, and cheddar on a bricohe bun is a crowd favourite.
Burger & Beer Pairing for The ABGB:
We recommend washing down your veggie burger with a good ol’ ale. Austin Beer Garden Brewing’s Day Trip Pale Ale is a great companion for your ABGB veggie burger.
1201 South Lamar Boulevard
If you love a burger with as great visual appeal as taste, then Odd Duck is the place for you. This upscale restaurant features craft burgers, delicious cocktails and beers if you’re looking for a classy escape for a burger and beer. We recommend the Dry-aged Wagyu Burger which is topped with pimento, braised greens, chicharron and pickled pepper mayo. Fancy!
Burger & Beer Pairing for Odd Duck:
2315 Lake Austin Boulevard
Looking for hormone-free beef? Pool Burger offers 100% hormone and anti-biotic beef burgers, so you can enjoy your burger poolside with ease. We recommend trying out The Deep End Burger which features triple patties, swiss cheese, bacon, fresh jalapeños and dijonnaise.
Burger & Beer Pairing for Pool bURGER:
Pair the Deep End Burger with a hoppy IPA from Pool Burger’s rotating tap.
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