No Grill, No Problem – These San Antonio Restaurants Will be Grilling Great Burgers During July
With July being National Grilling Month and the Fourth of July holiday bringing burgers top of mind, here are some unique burgers around town in San Antonio. The burgers below don’t fit your standard, run-of-the-mill hamburger, so if you are lacking a grill and looking for places to enjoy an unusual patty please check out these eateries.
The Esquire Tavern
155 East Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
A true Texas favorite, Esquire Tavern’s Wildcat Burger is created with locally sourced beef, that will truly satisfy even the most demanding summer grilling connoisseur. Topped with American cheese, sweet grilled pineapple, crisp lettuce, red pepper jelly, and creamy habanero aioli. All nestled in a sweet roll bun. This delicious mix of savory and sweet is available for $16.
148 S Castell Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Krause’s Double Beef Mushroom Burger
As part of the 5th Annual James Beard Blended Burger Project™ Krause’s Cafe and Biergarten has vowed to create and offer a sustainable burger that consists of 25% mushrooms. The Double Beef Mushroom Burger is made with Texas Beef Brisket, ground with local, Kitchen Pride mushrooms, seasoned with peppered beef jerky, havarti cheese, crisp pancetta, wild arugula, and pickled beech mushrooms, all served on a toasted brioche bun. The burger is only available throughout the competition, until July 31, and costs $10. From Monday through Thursday during lunch hours, patrons who order the Double Beef Mushroom Burger will get any of Krause’s other house ground burgers for half price.
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301 E Houston St San Antonio, TX 78205
8305 Broadway St San Antonio, TX 78209
La Panaderia Patty Melt
June brought the launch of the Caceres brothers’ latest invention, La Panaderia Patty Melt. This unique take on the traditional Patty Melt takes the hearty sandwich to the next level with a high-quality ground beef patty sandwiched between decadent poppyseed bread (that has fermented for 48 hours) and savory caramelized onions. La Panaderia Patty Melt is now be offered at both locations and is priced at $14.99.
418 W. Kingsbury St. Seguin, Texas 78155
Davila’s 1/2 Brisket Burger
This specialty burger is your traditional American burger, but with a Davila’s BBQ Texas twist. The burger comes with your patty meat along with Davila’s specialized mesquite smoked brisket for double the protein and flavor. The burger is then topped off with tomato, onion, lettuce and cheese. Jalapeños can additionally be added for an extra kick! Unlike your typical Texas BBQ joints, Adrian Davila uses his grandfather’s South Texas and Latin techniques (such as smoking meats directly on the embers or in an underground pit) where the traditional vaquero (cowboy) style comes into play. The Davila’s burger is priced at $8.99.
EVO Entertainment Group
18658 IH 35N
Schertz, TX 78154
Honey Sriracha Burger
EVO’s signature half pound patties are crafted with a custom blend of locally sourced beef that is hand-ground and pressed daily. Originally created because of an employee contest, the Honey Sriracha Burger dominated as the company favorite, now with a permanent stay on the menu. This burger combines pepper jack cheese, jalapenos, bacon and topped off with grilled onions and peppers. This incredible taste of spicy flare is fixed between a sweet fresh baked bun. This savory burger is priced at $13.50.
Park North – 7427 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216
Brackenridge – 3003 Broadway Street, San Antonio, TX 78209
San Antonio is now home to two Shake Shack locations that feature the Shack Stack burger. The Shack Stack features a classic ShackBurger with cheese, stacked with the crisp-fried portobello mushroom filled with melted muenster and cheddar cheeses, complete with lettuce, tomato, and the famous ShackSauce. This over the top burger is available at the Park North location and newly opened Brackenridge Shack for $10.29.