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Fran's Hamburgers - CLOSED

1822 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3502
+1 512-444-5738
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
23 Nov 2014
“Not worth the visit”
21 Feb 2013
“Excellent Burgers ! ! ! !”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1822 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3502
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Reviewed 24 November 2014

Went here solely because it was seen on Man vs. Food and I'm a big fan of the show. I was not impressed. The burgers tasted frozen, the bun tasted like it was opened for a package at the grocery store. Wasn't even average, I...More

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 21 February 2013

My husband and I happened upon Fran's a few years back when visiting Austin (my first time!) and it was getting late and we were both starving. Luckily we decided on Frans and SO glad we did! It doesn't look like much on the outside,...More

Thank BrandyS584
Reviewed 23 December 2012

I had bacon cheese burger and it was the best I've had in a while. The fries where good and the milk shake was thick! There's a lot of nice old pics of the place on the wall. Kinda feels like you step back in...More

Thank cousinD
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Fran's on Cameron road was just the place for my friend and I to enjoy a simple and delicious breakfast in a casual and friendly atmosphere. A local favorite for years. Good hot coffee; cup was filled without fail. I had cheese omelet, friend had...More

Thank clearspace
Reviewed 24 August 2012

I tried the Frans for the first time on Cameron Road this week. The hamburger was a standard good sized burger patty with a standard bun. This is not a hopdoddy or Hut's type place, more of Whataburger place. It has very little curb appeal,...More

Thank GMAus
Reviewed 21 August 2012

A classic view, yes you can park under the overhang but no car service or roller skates. Good old fashioned tasty burgers n fries, Onion rings to die for and great shakes. Dont think its what it isnt, high falutin or trumped up, a little...More

Thank Hobietim
Reviewed 17 June 2012

It's simple folks: If you love real, homecooked, beef burgers, this place is for you. If you are one of those health nuts who is looking for soy meat and a protein shake, keep on driving. The hamburger is cooked on a grill in a...More

1  Thank TheJedi72
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Fran and Dan used to be a couple years ago.When they split,there became Frans on Congress and Dans further on the south side.Frans has the kind of quality burger you expect with the little roof covering your parking space like the 50s drive-in restaurants had.Service...More

Thank jmdrmd2
Reviewed 1 April 2012

This is more of a nostalgia type visit than a restaurant experience. Locals eat there. The food is cheap and the location is great. Other than that, I would avoid this place unless you really like greasy hamburgers.

Thank cookieAlabama
Reviewed 21 March 2012

I visited both Fran's locations on a recent Austin trip. The burger at the South Congress location was fresh and tasty. Plenty of toppings and a toasted bun. I had breakfast at the Fran's that is just off 290 and east of I 35. Good...More

Thank Jim A
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USD 5 - USD 10
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  • Address: 1822 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-444-5738
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