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Top Notch Restaurant

#391 of 3,054 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-1202
+1 512-452-2181
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Austin, Texas
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219 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch and had the cheeseburger (#2). I had fries. He had frings (fries & onion rings). Burgers were thin and delicious, in the style of a good old-fashioned diner. Fries were skinny and crispy, but nothing special. The onion rings were better, and fried to perfection. You can inside, where you order at the counter & they... More 

Thank MyZiggyMan
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A Burnet Road fixture since I was a kid, Top Notch Hamburgers screams "Old School". Char Broiled Burgers, Fried Chicken, shrimp. THis place will delight you with tasty food, chill atmosphere, and special events like movie night or hot rod night. And the fact that it was the restaurant/ drive in used in the movie "Dazed and Confused" only adds... More 

Thank Christophe_ATX
Austin, Texas
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It's hard to be the best at anything in a food cultured city like Austin, but Top Notch delivers. They use charcoal and it makes a huge difference. The vintage store front only adds to the taste. I think these burgers are easily the best in town, plus they have amazing fried chicken if you want to switch it up.

Thank Ben M
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162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Don't tell my doctor but - I am on a burger binge and on a quest to try all the local to-go burgers. There is no way this list is complete without a trip to Top Notch. The burger is inexpensive and good, it's hard to beat charbroiling for adding flavor to meat. The place is a local landmark, an... More 

Thank sammowhammo
Austin, Texas
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went to Top Notch Hamburgers to try a milkshake. I was surprised at how good they are. They only have three choices which are chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry. I chose vanilla. The milkshake was very creamy and flavorful. I ordered a child size because I can never finish a regular size. This was perfect size for me. It was small... More 

Thank Marissa G
Austin, Texas
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I didn't pay for it and got there after everyone so I cannot attest to price or friendliness of staff. I do know that the regular cheeseburger that I ate was beyond amazing. The chicken tenders that the others had looked really good as well. Parking was difficult in a large truck but not a big deal.

Thank bobshallprevail
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My daughter took me there upon arrival in Austin - got the grilled chicken sandwich and it didn't disappoint - prices cheap and reasonable, food excellent - old school place, don't pass it up!

Thank Scott n Chris M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I've been eating here most of my life. The longhorn burger is an excellent burger. Also, one of the few spots in town, or used to be, to offer decent sweet tea. Fried chicken is decent, too.

Thank John T
Odenton, MD
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

It's fast food, plain and simple. It's a decent burger--hand-made, charbroiled, decently sized--but it's classic American fast food, just not served by a chain. At least that we can feel good about.

Thank Anna_K_Amendolare
Georgetown, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

They have the best burgers ever I get the number 2it is a cheeseburger and i get it with bacon on it and it is so good but they have other stuff to and this like a hamburger joint

Thank tymaster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757-1202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-452-2181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?