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P. Terry's Burger Stand

404 S Lamar, Austin, TX 78704
+1 512-473-2217
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“veggie burger” (21 reviews)
“fries” (72 reviews)
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American, Fast food
404 S Lamar, Austin, TX 78704
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in town for a few days and one of the hospital workers told that she used them to cater her wedding. We had to try it. The atmosphere reminded us of an old burger joint. The employees were very well trained and...More

Thank E B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming from the Northeast and having been to In/Out burger on the west coast, this place is at In/Out burger level. We have 5 Guys, Shake Shack, Elevation Burger, Smash Burger, and several others...nothing comes close to IN/Out but P.Terry's sure does. It was delicious...More

Thank Nellzon9
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So awesome! Lettuce wrapped burger with lettuce and tomato is incredible. Let it sit just a bit before diving in though as it's a little damp right off the jump. DELICIOUS and NO BUN!

Thank LittleKings
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The burger is a good one. The meat is good quality and it has a good flavor but nothing that really stands out from others. However, the quality does stand out from a lot of fast food chains. The fries are great and I really...More

Thank Kauitzsch
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Really love this place. Definitely my go to for fast food. Their fries are phenomenal. The only reason I don't give this place a 5 is bc the star of the menu (the fries) is sorely misrepresented in the breakfast menu. The potato chunks have...More

Thank Heather O
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice quality burgers. I would catalogue them as the best fast food burgers around as the quality/price ratio is the best. Fresh products are used. Much better option that McDonald's

Thank Iggyxii
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We hit this place on the way back from work once a week to satisfy our burger craving. This place is great as far as simplicity and quality goes. If you want a good burger with fresh peeled idaho fries then this is your place....More

Thank slateordie
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I love P. Terry's, but not at this location. I don't know what it is, but this particular location always disappoints. I try to avoid this location, but there are a few times a year that it's inevitable, like last night. It was the only...More

Thank gibby-henri
Reviewed 11 March 2017

It's dependable & cheap. The burgers are only so-so. The shakes are fine. The fries and chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are good. I didn't care for the chicken sandwich or the whole wheat bana bread or the lemonade milk shake.

Thank samuelmJ3760IV
Reviewed 8 March 2017

P.Terry's is worth the calories! When you go order a shake and fries which are just delicious. Everytime I go I can't wait to go back!!

Thank Stacey K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 S Lamar, Austin, TX 78704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Zilker Park
  • Neighbourhood: Zilker Park
  • Phone Number: +1 512-473-2217
  • E-mail
Kathy and Patrick Terry opened the first P. Terry's on July 5th, 2006 at the corner of South Lamar and Barton Springs. Patrick was following his childhood dream to open a classic burger stand, like the legendary Mack Eplin's he grew up with in Abiliene, Texas. But when Kathy read the book "Fast Food Nation", their plan to provide quality food and service went to a higher level.

P. Terry's offers the freshest quality ingredients you can find served out of a drive-thru window. We're where fresh, all-natural, "never-ever" beef and chicken became staple items. We serve fresh-cut fries made from all-natural potatoes, free of trans fats and hydrogenated oils. Add to that our fresh-baked cookies, banana bread, and house veggie burger; our fresh-squeezed orange juice and lemonade; and our authentic milkshakes - we care about what's out there to eat, and we make our food with that in mind.

But we didn't forget Patrick's original image - the classic burger joint of the '50s and '60s, when small-town hospitality was the standard. That's why we offer a simple menu with an open kitchen, with premium quality ingredients served at affordable prices. It's why we treat every customer with utmost respect; take every chance to give back to our community; and ensure our employees' well-being - through opportunities to grow with our business, access to unique benefits, and pay above industry standards.
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