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Phil's Ice House

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2901 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4711
+1 512-707-8704
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San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We love a place that will help us entertain three kids. The food was great and the beer was cold. Their fountain drinks were also delicious and it was refreshing to try something new. We couldn't figure out which burger to try so the burger sampler helped give us a taste of them all.

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Austin, Texas
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Phil's offers some of the best burgers in Austin. Many people wait in long lines in the heat for a burger at Hopdoddy. I choose to skip that line and grab a delicious burger here. The 78704 Burger is outstanding - topped with monterey jack cheese, jalapeños, grilled onions, sliced avocado, and chipotle mayo on a toasted jalapeño cheese bun.

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Thank Tom P
Lake City
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I had the Travis Heights burger. The meat was a little too done and a little dry. The bun was good. I didn't know that I had to ask for condiments and lettuce and tomato to be added. I also thought when they asked if I wanted regular fries, ordering the regular fries meant their mixed fries. So I got... More 

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Thank grandmabobbi
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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

It took forever to get our order. The hamburgers were undercooked. Thank goodness for Amy's ice cream playground next door to entertain our kids while we waited. Not a lot of seating.

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Thank Catherine W
Indiana
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

My family went here today to try out someplace new and although the price was pretty steep for burgers and fries it tasted pretty darn good. And the burgers were large enough to satisfy. My wife and I each got a build a burger with lettuce, tomato, pickle and onions with an optional order of grilled onions on top of... More 

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Thank calloused_traveler
Austin
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We visited Phil's Ice House on S. Lamar to try something different. We have been to the Burnet Road location many times. While it was cleaner than the Phil's up north, my burger was dripping with grease and I had to dispose of half of the bacon as undercooked, thick ribbons of pure fat. Yes, you go to a place... More 

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Thank Anonymous N
San Antonio, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Fun little place for burgers. Be sure and get the sweet potato fries, too! Has a great playground outside with tables for the kids to play before, during an after dinner.

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Thank JDrisk
Kansas City, Missouri
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Oh my goodness... YUMs the word. Fried Avacado? Yes. The Bread/Buns is amazing! Good stuff for this Texas Girl living in Missouri... thanks Phil

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Temple, Texas
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

This place has awesome burgers and craft beer! It also has an outdoor playground with picnic tables and an Amy's ice cream shop. This is perfect for a family of small kids. They have limited parking but we alway park in the lot behind the restaurant and have never had an issue. I've multiple dishes at this place and have... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff, amazing burgers, family friendly with no waits!!! Only issue were all the pigeons, but I'd go back in a heartbeat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-4711
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-707-8704
Description
Second location, on South Lamar, Austin- opened fall of 2010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?