Eat This Beef, brah

Hi! Thanks for stopping by. Eat this beef has been searching for the best burgers in Dallas, TX for six years and our life long quest continues to this day. We check out new places almost every week so drop in again as the top ten is ever-evolving. ETB is burger centric in that we're not concerned with price, atmosphere, service, etc. It's all about the burger. We will however comment on the aforementioned if the restaurant delivers above and beyond. We prefer a "best of the best" short list as opposed to a lengthy list of options coupled with a complicated ranking system. Less is more.

Established in 2010, eat this beef has cataloged 177 burgers in the DFW area to date.


Yolk - Burger

1722 Routh Street, Dallas, TX 75201Street View

Yolk's Burger

We knew there was something wrong with ordering a burger from a strictly brunch place, but we did it anyway, because burgers. The first thing you taste is an off-putting burnt pretzel flavor from the bun, followed by soggy veg and a Sysco patty. Just don't.

Masticated in: Aug 2016

Clark Food & Wine Co. - Grilled Burger

1920 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206Street View

Clark Food & Wine Co.'s Grilled Burger

Clark changed up and their burger isn't as tasty as it used to be. The sloppy sauce is still there but on the side, and the pickled veggies are missing. Still a tasty burger indeed.

Masticated in: Aug 2016

Mr Mesero - The "Rose" Burger

4444 Mckinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75205Street View

Mr Mesero's The "Rose" Burger

A Mexican joint with a delicious burger? There's such a thing? After Texas Monthly featured Mr Mesero in their top 50 we had to check it out. The first flavor that hits you (along with pretty much everything else) is the smoky flavor. Two thin patties covered with melty cheese underneath a bunch of fresh veg on a homemade bun makes this burger worth checking out. It's on the smaller side but it'll definitely feed the dragon.

Masticated in: Jul 2016

Henry's Tavern - Brewhouse Cheeseburger

5741 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024Street View

Henry's Tavern's Brewhouse Cheeseburger

A tasty pub burger can be found here. Brioche bun with a patty cooked to order and tillamook sharp cheddar. If you're up North and looking for a good burger you won't be disappointed at Henry's.

Masticated in: Jul 2016

Knuckle Sandwich Co. - Knuckle Burger

3619 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206Street View

Knuckle Sandwich Co.'s Knuckle Burger

You may think we're kidding but there's beef in there somewhere. It lies under a few slices of smoked gouda and on top of 'chipotle ketchup' that resembles bbq sauce too closely. We won't be coming back to this cursed location (formerly Vagabond) until it undoubtedly changes concepts again.

Masticated in: Jun 2016

Del Frisco's Grille - The Donald / The Hillary

3232 McKinney Ave Suite 175, Dallas, TX 75204Street View

Del Frisco's Grille's The Donald / The Hillary

DOUBLE FEATURE: In the spirit of the election year, DFG is selling The Donald and The Hillary for $16/ea and we recommend you support your respective party! The Donald comes adorned with gold foil and it's similar to their prime burger, which has an excellent grill flavor. The Hillary is similar to their lamb burger which gives it some spunk. You can't go wrong with either!

Masticated in: Jun 2016

Thurber Mingus - Green Chili White Cheddar Pimento

4400 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth, TX 76114Street View

Thurber Mingus's Green Chili White Cheddar Pimento

The food menu is divided up into two sections, "burgers" and "not burgers". We like that. Plenty to choose from at Thurber Mingus, the white cheddar pimento worked surprisingly well on this burger. We'll be back for the fancy venue and because we love the name.

Masticated in: Jun 2016

On The Lamb - Cheeseburger

2614 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226Street View

On The Lamb's Cheeseburger

Man this one had potential, however it came with a burnt bun, extremely over salted, and no veg. What gives? We don't understand. The duck confit was absolutely killer though.

Masticated in: Jun 2016

Boulevardier - Boulevardier Burger

408 N. Bishop Ave., Dallas, TX 75224Street View

Boulevardier's Boulevardier Burger

We love the LTO and Nate's pickles as they really add to the fresh crisp flavor. We used to have this burger on the top ten when Boulivardier was going above and beyond, but since the patty and cheese changed we had to make room for comparable contenders, however don't let that discourage you, this burger is still damn delicious!

Masticated in: May 2016

Filament - Filament Burger

2626 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226Street View

Filament's Filament Burger

The menu at Filament doesn't give any secrets away, double meat, cheese, grilled onions, house pickles, and sauce. When the plate arrives it emits a strong rosemary smell, and upon biting into the burger you get a rush of flavor to your taste buds. Filament offers a very unique and modern burger, and we highly recommend it. No LTO, no problem.

Masticated in: May 2016

Melios Bros. Char Bar - Deluxe Cheese Hamburger

2026 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206Street View

Melios Bros. Char Bar's Deluxe Cheese Hamburger

It's about time we made it to this 40 year old establishment, but it'll be the last. The word sad comes to mind when remembering Melio's flattened buns, shredded cheese, and obviously frozen patty adorned with sketchy grill marks. Please head across the street to Rapscallion.

Masticated in: May 2016

Burger Edge - Double Cheeseburger

7529 Campbell Rd Ste 303, Dallas, TX 75248Street View

Burger Edge's Double Cheeseburger

Burger Edge roots stem from the Keller's family so we were expecting good beef which is what we found. The double cheeseburger is gargantuan by nature. Two patties topped with cheese stuffed with fresh veg on a cornmeal Kaiser roll. Satisfying indeed.

Masticated in: May 2016

Kessler Park Eating House - House Burger

1619 N Beckley Avenue, Dallas, TX 75203Street View

Kessler Park Eating House's House Burger

Bland patty, tough bun and nothing flavorful won't keep us coming back to Kessler. This burger sounds great on paper but in reality it doesn't deliver.

Masticated in: May 2016

Dairy-Ette - Double Cheeseburger

9785 Ferguson Rd, Dallas, TX 75228Street View

Dairy-Ette's Double Cheeseburger

We finally made it to this Dallas drive-in burger staple. The burgers are what you’d expect: diner style, thin crispy patties, and minimalist buns. Delicious! Also these guys might have the most inexpensive non fast-food burgers in Dallas.

Masticated in: May 2016

Matchbox - perfect lunch burger

7859 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75230Street View

Matchbox's perfect lunch burger

Matchbox gives you an option of six ounces or eight, this is eat this beef, of course we went with eight. Cooked to order, wonderful grill flavor, and the oven roasted tomatoes were a great addition. You can't go wrong with this burger.

Masticated in: May 2016

Eastwood's Bar - Cheeseburger

3407 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204Street View

Eastwood's Bar's Cheeseburger

Eastwood's is a pleasant burger surprise in the heart of Uptown. The patty is cooked to order, comes with giant slabs of bacon, a healthy pile of cheese, fat pickles which really bring out the LTO, sitting on a buttery bun. Yum!

Masticated in: Apr 2016

the Skellig - Pub Burger

2409 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206Street View

the Skellig's Pub Burger

Immediately after biting into the pub burger we got a rush of grill flavor from the patty, but sadly from nothing else. Pretty looking bun from Empire, little flavor from the cheese and the veggies were sparse and unappealing.

Masticated in: Apr 2016

Hash House a go go - Smoked Bacon, Avocado & Cheddar Burger

1900 Preston Rd. #343, Plano, TX 75093Street View

Hash House a go go's Smoked Bacon, Avocado & Cheddar Burger

We've been to the HHAGG in Vegas, but this is Dallas, and we must leave no patty unturned. If just got back from an episode of Naked and Afraid and haven't eaten for a month, HHAGG is for you. Absolutely massive portions, but for the burger this isn't a good thing. Saggy overcooked patties, “stuffed” which translates as a shit ton of additives that overtake the veggies and make it a glutinous mess. The bun they use can't support such savagery.

Masticated in: Apr 2016

Montlake Cut - Tillamook Cheddar Burger

8220 Westchester Dr, Dallas, TX 75225Street View

Montlake Cut's Tillamook Cheddar Burger

The Neighborhood Services fam does it again with a delicious heartwarming burger. Montlake is currently the only restaurant sourcing southeast family farms and you can tell. The patty is perfectly formed to support the bun which sits on a bed of simple and fresh veggies. Thousand island dressing gives it a familiar kick. Must try this burger.

Masticated in: Apr 2016

City Council Restaurant & Bar - Stacked Burger

2901 Thomas Ave, Dallas, TX 75204Street View

City Council Restaurant & Bar's Stacked Burger

This location was once Thomas Average Beverage Company, then Boxwood Tap + Grill, now City Council Restaurant & Bar. Sadly, the third concept couldn't hold up to the former establishments. Beef not cooked to order, old veggies, and an overall boring build.

Masticated in: Apr 2016