Places to Eat
6 Great Places to Get a Mouth Watering Burger in Central Texas
1. Dirty Martin’s Place – O.T. Special $5.70
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O.T. Special: Two quarter pound hamburger patties, American cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise.
Built in 1926, Dirty Martin’s Place is the second oldest restaurant in Austin and the oldest burger joint in Texas. The “dirty” in the name is not a jab at Martin but describes the dirt floor’s the building had until 1952. They are now having a classic car night the third Saturday of every month so check it out.
2808 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas 78705
Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week
2. Andice General Store – Bacon Cheeseburger $9.69
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Bacon Cheeseburger: Half pound patty, American cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, white onion, pickle, mayonnaise on a buttered and toasted bun.
Built in 1930 as a post office the building was turned into the general store in 1984. You can’t find a bad item on the menu but the burgers are worth the 40-minute drive from Austin. You have to get the glass bottle coke to top off the meal.
6500 FM970, Florence, Texas 76527
Open 11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. Monday through Saturday, closed on Sundays.
3. Hut’s Hamburgers – The Fats Domino Burger $7.95
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The Fats Domino Burger: Lettuce, chopped tomatoes, pickles, mayo and mustard, jalapenos, onions, grated cheddar cheese, and spicy New Orleans seasonings.
Hut’s was built in 1939. Their hamburgers are all natural, fresh, never frozen Texas-raised beef, purchased locally from Johnny G’s Meat Market in South Austin. Burgers are also available with buffalo, longhorn beef, boneless chicken breast, or 100% vegan veggie burger.