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Top Notch

Burger Joint and Fast Food Restaurant$$$$
Crestview, Austin
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  • This place is famous for their burgers. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • Alyssa A.
    "Love the sweet potato fries with the longhorn burger."(5 Tips)
    Allison L.
    "Fried chicken has a great crispy skin and super moist!"(12 Tips)
    Casey B.
    "Make sure to add bacon and jalapeños and get a side of onion rings!"(6 Tips)
    Frankie C.
    "Longhorn special, fried okra"(2 Tips)
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  • Frankie C.
    Longhorn special, fried okra
  • Karen J.
    Karen JohnsonOctober 21, 2016
    Good burgers!
  • Tyrone B.
    Tyrone BixbyOctober 16, 2016
    In the neighborhood and stopped in...had the Longhorn & Hickory combos. Just okay...wouldn't rush to come back given other choices.
  • Theresa T.
    Theresa TaylorJuly 20, 2016
    Burgers and onion rings
  • Drew V.
    Drew VelasquezMay 14, 2016
    Fav place in the atx
  • Raul B.
    Raul Bustamante JrApril 22, 2016
    Good burgers I liked that there charcoal grilled
  • Debra P.
    Debra ParrDecember 30, 2015
    What's not good here?? Great food!
  • Steve D.
    Steve DaleDecember 27, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Burgers are cooked old school on a flame broiler, but really good.
  • Bobby S.
    Bobby SingletaryNovember 14, 2015
    The longhorn special is awesome
  • Jonathan J.
    Jonathan JOctober 27, 2015
    Don't forget your wallet.
  • Samantha L.
    Samantha LayJuly 31, 2015
    Great burgers
  • 💋❤️ Gayla ❤.
    Everything is amazing!!
  • Matt
    MattJune 16, 2015
    Get : the fried chicken sandwich - add jalapeños
  • Marc C.
    Marc ChiricoJune 12, 2015
    Legendary Burgers and awesome fried chicken!! Hands down my favorite fast food joint.
  • Alex S.
    Alex SegoviaJune 9, 2015
    Burgers are simple and delicious. The shakes are pretty amazing!
  • Adam S.
    Adam StallmanMay 21, 2015
    Made famous in the movie, Dazed and Confused, this drive in burger joint is as local as it gets. The grill is so seasoned with age that you probably could make anything cooked on taste amazing.
  • Kelley D.
    Kelley DwyerMay 14, 2015
    Cheeseburgers. Atmosphere. Ahhhh.:-)
  • Vonia
    VoniaMay 11, 2015
    Fried Chicken, Onion Rings....
  • Divya M.
    Divya MulanjurMay 11, 2015
    Quick and cheap good food. Loved the cheese burger and fries. The burgers are more towards the well done side though.
  • ~Erin Michelle~💋
    ~Erin Michelle~💋April 22, 2015
    The fried chicken & onion rings are awesome.
  • Emily C.
    Emily CharltonMarch 11, 2015
    Classic Austin.
  • Katy T.
    Katy ThompsonMarch 5, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the chocolate shake, it's amazing.
  • Nichole S.
    Nichole SpencerJanuary 3, 2015
    Great burgers haven't tried anything else yet
  • Allison L.
    Allison LNovember 9, 2014
    Burger is ok nothing special to rave about.
  • Allison L.
    Allison LNovember 9, 2014
    Fried chicken has a great crispy skin and super moist!
  • Alyssa A.
    Alyssa AlmeidaSeptember 14, 2014
    Love the sweet potato fries with the longhorn burger.
  • Travis K.
    Travis KMay 8, 2014
    Eat a fried pie.
  • Neecie
    NeecieMarch 16, 2014
    I'm in love with the BLT sandwich here.
  • Ronnie D.
    Ronnie DMarch 7, 2014
    terribly overrated. use your ww points on something better
  • Bridget B.
    Bridget BrannonOctober 22, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The burgers are great, yeah... but omg the fried chicken! Best in Austin.
  • Jon E.
    Jon EtkinsOctober 22, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Get your burger on a wheat bun.
  • Mickey M.
    Mickey MannSeptember 21, 2013
    The fish sandwich is absolutely delicious always -- the fish, the bun , all of it.
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HueyAugust 4, 2013
    Got fried chicken on my first visit and I can't bring myself to order anything else. Best fried chicken I've ever had! Go to Friday movie nights during the summer.
  • Blake B.
    Blake BakerJuly 13, 2013
    Double Top Pick, Onion Rings, And A Vanilla Malt. Do It!
  • Austin Chronicle
    Austin ChronicleJune 18, 2013
    New ownership has updated the menu with fried okra and green beans, but otherwise Top Notch is a local fast food restaurant still frozen in time – and that's why we love it. Get the Longhorn special.
  • Andy S.
    Andy StockbergerJune 18, 2013
    Best fried chicken in atx
  • Arsalan A.
    Arsalan AjaniJune 13, 2013
    They take a while to make your food, took about 25 mins for me, DON'T COME HERE DURING YOUR LUNCH BREAK IF YOU'RE ON A TIME CONSTRAINT
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkApril 1, 2013
    Famous from the movie Dazed and Confused. The burgers and corn dogs are awesome! And they finally take credit cards.
  • Paul M.
    Paul McDonaldJanuary 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Great fried chicken!
  • Paul M.
    Paul McDonaldDecember 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Eat the fried chicken!
  • Sohn N.
    Sohn NorrisDecember 28, 2012
    Chill Burger...that all I need to say about that!!!!
  • Liz L.
    Liz LockJune 15, 2012
    Best burger and fries in Austin!
  • Liz L.
    Liz LockJune 15, 2012
    I was born and raised in Austin (third generation) and hands down Top Notch is the best place for a burger and fries. I love the vintage feel!
  • Troy G.
    Troy GearyApril 1, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Now open on Sunday!
  • Matt J.
    Matt JacksonMarch 19, 2012
    The veggie burger is pretty good. The fries were great. The lunches are the perfect amount of food. Not too stuffed.
  • Jason K.
    Jason KeeseeMarch 3, 2012
    Definitely try the grilled chicken breast sandwich.char grilled over a charcoal fire makes out the best.
  • Jennifer D.
    Jennifer DeAngeloFebruary 26, 2012
    #7 with cheddar cheese. Mm mm gooooooood
  • Casey B.
    Casey BrownFebruary 25, 2012
    Burgers are great! Make sure to add bacon and jalapeños and get a side of onion rings!
  • Diana J.
    Diana JonesJanuary 22, 2012
    Have a shake or malt!
  • Albert C.
    Albert CostillaOctober 14, 2011
    The corndog counts as a side
  • Brad M.
    Brad MaysOctober 9, 2011
    Burgers that are even better than the movie that was shot here. Get some.
  •  ℋumorous
     ℋumorousSeptember 26, 2011
    #2 with Onion Rings and Tater Tots.
  • Molly D.
    Molly DoughertyAugust 29, 2011
    Burgers are good and the staff is super friendly!
  • Joel M.
    Joel McQueenAugust 17, 2011
    Good burgers and oh yes "Dazed and Confused"
  • Deirdre C.
    Deirdre Cunningham,July 27, 2011
    Fried oakra is faaaantastic
  • AnyClip
    AnyClipApril 11, 2011
    Top Notch Hamburgers was featured in the movie Dazed and Confused, watch it now! Read more
  • Rolling Stone
    Rolling StoneMarch 15, 2011
    Drive-in fast food joint frequented by the characters in Richard Linklater’s 1993 film “Dazed and Confused.” Still in operation.
  • Bob H.
    Bob HermansenFebruary 26, 2011
    Watch for classic car events here!
  • Ella Jane M.
    Ella Jane MooreFebruary 5, 2011
    Carhop service is open til 10 PM - and they take credit cards now!
  • April S.
    April StockwellOctober 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The fried chicken is yum!!
  • Robert N.
    Robert NJanuary 12, 2010
    Dazed, but not confused on how good the burgers are at top notch.
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