5 of the best burgers around san antonio

Hungry? We are! One of our favorite things to eat is a good old hamburger. Covered in cheese, toppings or plan as day – there is nothing quite like a hamburger. Since they are one of our favorite things to eat, we have gone around San Antonio to see what kind of burgers are out there. We’ve picked out the 5 best burgers around San Antonio.

1. Sam’s Burger Joint

sams burger joint

Where: 330 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215
Why: This casual café and music venue is offering delicious burgers, beers and cocktails. It is one of the best laid back spots around San Antonio for great food and live music.
Must Try: The Guacamole Jack burger is so so yummy. But we also love the Black Bean Burger that comes topped with fritos, salsa, avocado and green chilies – it is spicy, zesty, fresh and to die for.

2. Cheesy Jane’s

cheesy janes

Where: 4200 Broadway St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Why: This yummy burger destination is serving up a killer classic burger as well as wackier burgers topped with Canadian bacon, bratwurst and more. Plus they have incredible shakes and malts that pair perfectly with a burger.
Must Try: If you have never been fore, you should go with the Cheesy Jane Burger on your first go. It is a half-pound of grown chuck with double cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, mustard and mayo. If you’re looking for wackier burger, go with the Southwest Burger. It is a ½ pound of 100% ground chuck on a cheddar and jalapeno bun, with green chilies, pepper jack cheese, south of the border mayo and all of your usual burger trimmings. 

3. Big’z Burger Joint

bigz burger joint

Where: 2303 N. Loop 1604 W. San Antonio, Texas 78258 OR 10106 State Highway 151 S. San Antonio, Texas 78251
Why: Big’z is a great, family friendly spot that has few limits on burger options. Build your own with either single, double or triple patties and add on all the toppings that excite your taste buds.
Must Try: The Big Famous #1 single with cheddar, beer braised onions and applewood smoked bacon. It is a surefire combo that we can’t get enough of. All of the burgers are served with lettuce, tomato, and dill pickle chips on the side. You can add your own ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, and onions in the self-service dining room.

4. The Esquire Tavern

wildcat burger

Where: 155 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Why: This signature downtown spot has upscale eats, great cocktails and a quirky atmosphere. If you haven’t been before, this spot is a bit of a River Walk landmark with a great seats for people watching along the river.
Must Try: The Wildcat Burger is our hands down favorite option at the Esquire Tavern. It is a organic beef patty, on top of a Hawaiian bun, topped with red pepper jelly, sweet grilled pineapple, American cheese and habanero aioli. The yumminess is almost too much to handle!

5. Mark’s outing

marks outing

Where: 1624 E Commerce St San Antonio, TX 78205
Why: Mark’s Outing has a crazy, wild burger menu which includes an Ice Cream burger that comes topped with fried ice cream. We love the diverse menu and laid back atmosphere.
Must Try: Since it is home to the Original Fatty’s Burger, you should give it a try on your first visit. It is a thick, juicy made to order burger served with lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, mayo and mustard. For a wackier option, the breakfast burger comes topped with bacon and fried egg which is just what you need sometimes.

There you have it! These are the best 5 burgers around San Antonio. What do you think? Did any of your favorites make the list? Let us know in the comment section below. As always, stay tuned to our blog for all things eat, shop and play in San Antonio.

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