Certain things work best in small, home-y venues. Exhibit A: burgers. If you’re looking for one of the best hamburgers in Houston, forget the chains and most of the posh restaurants. Instead, make your way to a converted garage in Midtown that offers a small number of homestyle offerings including a damn fine, juicy, three-napkins-required hamburger. Often appearing on compilations of the best burgers in Texas and beyond, Lankford Grocery and Market has a hip, under-the-radar cult following that will likely have serious problems with the fact that we’re telling you about its sacred hamburger shack.
Leave the plastic at home—here it's cash or check only.