May 28 is International Burger Day! Here are some restaurants located in the Greater Houston area where you can grab a burger fresh off the grill. This list is noncomprehensive.


Lankford’s serves American burgers, and its famous beef patty can be substituted for grilled chicken; turkey; or vegetarian-friendly options, such as black bean or Impossible meat patties.

5208 Bissonnet St., Bellaire

Vaqueros Grill

The restaurant’s chicken-fried steak; Vaqueros double bacon burger; and West Chicken, a grilled chicken breast served with barbecue sauce and Monterey Jack cheese, are the signature dishes on the menu.

32350 Hwy. 249, Ste. 10, Pinehurst

Magnolia Eats & Treats

Along with ice cream and candy, the restaurant’s menu includes fried food, such as cheeseburgers and corn dogs.

32907 Tamina Road, Ste. D, Magnolia

Tejas Burger Joint

The burger joint offers several signature burgers—including the smokehouse burger—a monthly burger special and traditional 6-ounce burgers cooked on a flat top, all of which are served on potato buns sourced from a local vendor. Bacon is house cured and smoked; burgers are served with lattice potato chips; and a condiment bar is available as well.

214 W. Main St., Tomball

​​Paradigm Brewery

The menu features mahi mahi tacos, a candied-bacon blue cheese burger, salads, loaded fries and pizza.

2130 S. Persimmon Lane, Tomball

Shanahan’s Local Bar and Eatery

Named after the owner’s mother’s maiden name, Shanahan’s features bar foods such as burgers and mac and cheese as well as a full bar.

18020 Hwy. 105, Montgomery

Burger Fresh and More

In addition to its classic hamburgers, served with a variety of toppings, Burger Fresh also serves shakes and handmade onion rings and spicy fries.

804 Gladstell St., Conroe

Mean Burger

The eatery offers more than 20 unique burgers in addition to a variety of chicken sandwiches and specialty fries. Customer favorites include the chile relleno burger and the Mac ’n’ Burger.

9441 FM 1960 Bypass Road W., Ste. 200, Humble

Andy’s Bar & Grill

Aside from the burgers, the menu features loaded fries, chicken wings, salads, wraps, flatbreads, sandwiches, Cajun pasta, chicken-fried steak and other American dishes. The restaurant also has a full bar.

27200 Hwy. 290, Ste. 160, Cypress

Burger Bodega

The eatery specializes in smashburgers, a burger concept that uses smashed beef patties and melted cheese.

4520 Washington Ave., Houston

Lankford Grocery & Market

The staples, such as the Grim burger—a cheeseburger made with bacon, enchiladas and chicken fried steak—are still the most popular. One thing the restaurant’s team feels makes it stand out from everything else is that the food is mostly all homemade, even the fries.

88 Dennis St., Houston

Stomp’s Burger Joint

The menu features typical burger joint fare for dine in or pickup with a selection of specialty burgers. Fresh ingredients are delivered every other day, and its burgers are never frozen. The Big State Burger, which has an Angus beef patty on a Philly steak, draws the most customers.

12705 Broadway St., Ste. 109, Pearland

Pop Top Burgers & Gyros

The eatery offers specialty burgers made halal, including the Hash Tag Burger with a fried egg, sausage gravy and hash browns as well as the Razz Burger, which is topped with raspberry sauce and cream cheese.

4767 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

The eatery’s menu features several burgers, including the Llano Poblano, El Diablo and Double Bacon Jam, as well as specialty sandwiches, such as the Ahi Tuna, Buffalo Bill and El Bandito Veggie.

9945 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 129, Cypress

Flip N Dip Burger

The eatery offers a variety of burgers, chicken wings, tender bites, loaded fries, chicken sandwiches and sides.

13203 Fry Road, Cypress

OMG Burger

OMG Burger offers a menu of burgers with a variety of toppings, tacos, hot dogs, salads, wings, sandwiches, loaded fries and desserts.

8854 Spring Cypress Road, Spring

Old School Burger and Brunch

Burgers come in several iterations, such as the classic with tomato, onion, lettuce and cheese; a blue cheese burger with cheese crumbles and caramelized onions; and the chili queso burger, which comes with pico de gallo, fried jalapenos and avocado.

975 Mason Road, Katy

Bubba’s Texas Burger Shack

The dive was unique early on for the inclusion of bison beef in its burger patties. The meat is sourced from just outside Rapid City, South Dakota, through 777 Bison Ranch. When paired with a 27-ingredient spice blend, the burgers are one of a kind.

5230 Westpark Drive, Houston

Goku's Burger

Goku’s Burger, which opened in The Food Zone in Porter in July 2019, offers an array of burgers, hot dogs and appetizers fittingly named after popular characters from the cartoon. The most popular dish is the Goku Combo, which includes a 10.5-ounce Angus beef hamburger topped with shredded cheese, ham, mayo, mustard, lettuce, tomato and onion.

23242 FM 1314, Porter

Burger Nation

The menu at the NASA Parkway location now includes half a dozen types of buns to accompany more than 15 burgers made from beef or other meats, such as bison and elk. One popular burger is made with half beef and half pork; other toppings include Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, brisket, and macaroni and cheese.

1400 E NASA Parkway, Ste. F, Houston

The Burger Joint

Restaurant patrons have the option of burgers, hot dogs, sides, shakes and a cocktail menu along with a full bar.

1350 Bay Area Blvd., Friendswood

JAX Burger, Fries & Shakes

JAX is family owned and was established in Spring. The restaurant specializes in burgers, fries and shakes.

8821 Metropark Drive, Shenandoah

In-N-Out Burger

Burgers at the restaurant are made from 100% American beef and ground by In-N-Out butchers, according to information from the company. The restaurant also serves shakes made with real ice cream.

1717 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands

The Stand

The California-based restaurant offers a variety of burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and salads.

2000 Hughes Landing Blvd., The Woodlands

Fielding’s Wood Grill

Brunch, lunch and dinner are offered at Fielding’s Wood Grill with the core menu featuring popular items such as the Texas Blues Burger, a pulled-brisket burger and rotisserie chicken.

1699 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 130, Shenandoah

Willy Burger

The old-school hamburger eatery specializes in grinding its meat in-house twice per day. Burger alternatives include ahi tuna and chicken breast, and the establishment also serves french fries, onion rings and shakes.

6191 Highway Blvd., Ste. 101, Katy