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Burger House

HillCrest, Dallas, TX
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Ranked #244 of 3,049 Restaurants in Dallas
Price range: $1 - $6
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Let you hair down . Enter Texas Hamburger King.. Best Fries and Hamburger around Folks ..and the atmosphere is Texas backyard feeling ..get yourself a Tee-shirt..and run with the in crowd!!

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Austin, Texas, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is what you think of when you imagine a small burger diner from the 50's. I have been eating here for over 35 years, that should say something. There secret fry salt is awesome. Food is consistently good. We tried to keep it a Park Cities secret for years, but the word got out.

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Burger house has been a favorite from my childhood. I believe that it is the food that matters, not the presentation. Burger House is just like this. The place is far from fancy, but the food is outstanding. The burgers are thin, the cheese is always melting, and the fries are phenomenal. The "secret" spices are what send it over... More

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Denton, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This hole in the wall place is situated on the outside edge of Snyder Plaza, which has a totally different vibe than the East side of Central Expressway. Lots of families and students looking for a great grilled burger and garlicy fries. Cheap and tasty.

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Cairo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Burger House is one of the main reasons I liked going to Dallas to visit my friends during the five years they lived there. In fact, it's probably the only thing I miss about visiting there. The burgers here are admittedly much more like fast food than you might expect, but they're hardly flavorless like the chains.

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Dallas, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

There are two secrets to the flavor of the food at The Burger House: 1. The grill has been "seasoned" by 30+ years of cooking. 2. The special salt (available for purchase) is liberally sprinkled on the meat and fries. Don't expect anything but a classic Park Cities local hangout. There is enough dining space on the inside (Executive Dining... More

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Dallas, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Been going to Burger House for 35 years and three things are always consistent: burger and fries are perfection and the place is a total dive! Seriously, there are no better fries on the planet! Their special seasoning is so good, we buy it for our home and put it on eggs, hash browns, chicken, etc. Their patties are very... More

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Hurst, Texas, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I agree with many others on the fact that the burgers were very skimpy on the meat and not a good value. The fries were the skinny kind with a garlic/pepper seasoning salt. They were just right.

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New York, NY
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

One of the best burgers in Dallas and their salt and pepper fries are delicious. Yes the atmosphere is pretty bad and it reminds you of a shack but it is a very friendly spot and it will make you return time after time.

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Dallas, Texas
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225 reviews 225 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

This is an old place with consistently good food and fast service. Always a good place to go for a great burger.

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