San Antonio Travel and living guide

San Antonio Visitors and residents alike enjoy the charm and culture of the Alamo City. Our warm people, enjoyable setting and cultural flair make for a wonderful place to visit as well as a comfortable place to live. These is no shortage of sights, attractions and things to do in San Antonio. Our city is home to numerous shopping and entertainment venues as well as some of the best restaurants and dining in the world.

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San Antonio Burger Restaurants

What San Antonio site without a guide to hamburgers would be complete. Everybody knows what a hamburger is so we'll provide you with the essential burger information in the San Antonio area. We won't go into recipes or the like. We'll just show you the burger place that we enjoy. If we find a good burger at another type of restaurant, we'll list that hamburger or cheese burger here as well. Almost all restaurants in San Antonio have burgers on their menu, even Mexican restaurants so finding a burger to eat isn't hard here in the Alamo city. We'll just show you what we think are the best burgers in San Antonio.

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Longhorn Cafe

A Longhorn cheeseburger is probably my favorite in San Antonio. You can get chicken sandwiches and all that other but this is a must try for burger connoisseurs. Cold beer, good fries and rings, and an outstanding cheeseburger. Don't pass this burger joint up. Two locations:

  • 17625 Blanco Rd - (210) 492-0301 - north San Antonio near 1604
  • 3150 SE Military Dr. - (210) 359-6602 - Brooks Citybase (south San Antonio)

Awesome burgers and worth the trip!

Chester's Hamburgers

Chester's Hamburgers is a local chain with great burgers. We enjoy these burgers regularly because they have several locations in San Antonio.

  • 1006 NE Loop 410 - (210) 805-8600 - airport area
  • 9980 West IH 10 - (210) 699-1222 - medical center area
  • 621 Pat Booker Rd. - (210) 658-3000 - Universal City

Chris Madrid's

Home of the Macho burger. Chris Madrid's is packed for lunch and dinner six days a week (Monday thru Saturday 11am to 10pm) and yes people probably do eat Chris Madrid's burgers at 10 in the morning. One of the great things about their burgers is the amount of cheese they use for their cheeseburgers.. This burger restaurant is the recipient of numerous awards as well as being written about in Texas Monthly.

Cheesy Jane's

Burgers and malts are their specialty. They put grated cheddar cheese on their burgers. Options include chili burgers and bean burgers. This burger joint also has a great Frito pie that deserves mention. Three locations:

  • 4200 Broadway - (210) 826-0800 - Alamo Heights
  • 1321 North Loop 1604 E - (210) 403-9990 - Sonterra (north San Antonio)
  • 11650 Bandera Rd. - (210) 767-9090 - just south of Helotes


This restaurant is a barbeque restaurant but one item on the menu undoubtedly belongs here. It is a unique burger that hundreds, if not thousands of San Antonians have eaten and it's called the Terrace Burger. This burger has double meat and cheese with a special sauce that makes this one of San Antonio's best burgers. I don't know what's in the sauce on the Terrace Burger but this specialty burger is what I order every time I visit the Bun-N-Barrel. Order lemonade with this burger. It's made the old fashioned way.