To wrap up this burger-filled week, here are the best sliders, from traditional to unusual, that Austin has to offer. Feel like a giant while eating these sliders from the classic offerings at Porter Ale House and Black Sheep Lodge, to out-of-the-box options at Jack Allen’s Kitchen and Whip In. If your favorite slider is missing from the list, hit the tipline or comments below.Read More
17 Great Sliders in Austin, From Traditional to Quirky
Mini-burgers for all.
Black Sheep Lodge
Set the giant burgers aside and get the lovably named Little Stinkers: a trio of beef and roasted garlic sliders that are topped with gorgonzola butter.
Porter Ale House & Gastropub
The lunch menu at the gastropub includes sliders topped with creamy brie, pancetta, and roasted garlic aioli.
There are beef tenderloin sliders, served au jus, and brick chicken sliders, with Sicilian sauce, at the upscale sports bar.
The burger-filled food truck has Boca Chicas sliders: three beef patties topped with pickles, grilled onions, and ketchup, served on hearty Hawaiian rolls.
Make any of the diverse burger offerings at Phil's Ice House into a slider, or order a sampler basket of their Violet Crown (bleu cheese), Crestview (chili cheese) and Rosedale (cheddar mesquite) burgers.
Be More Pacific
Be More Pacific's Filipino-American take on the slider, the Longanisa, consists of sweet garlic pork patties with tomatoes, cilantro, and ranch sauce. Be aware: the truck moves around a lot.
Hand Helds Sliders
Of course Austin has a dedicated slider truck that’s always on the move. The “quality slider menu” includes the morning-ready Early Burg, where the patty is covered with ground coffee. [Photo: Hand Helds/Facebook]
One can’t live on ramen along, and the noodle shop offers the Munchie Katsu Slider, where the breaded, deep fried patty comes with katsu sauce on a Hawaiian roll. Plus, there’s a side of Japanese potato salad.
Al fresco dining is made better with ox tongue sliders with pickled green tomatoes and dijon from the bar.
Second Bar + Kitchen
Grab the short rib sliders, with brie, arugula, and caramelized onions, for Sunday brunch.
Jack Allen's Kitchen
The sliders at Jack Gilmore’s restaurant turns the classic sandwich into a slider with pork belly and pimiento cheese. [Photo: Kenny Braun]
Whip In Convenience Store & Pub
Goat patties and naan replace beef and buns with the goat sliders that come in a pair. [Photo: Whip In/Facebook]
The Four Seasons restaurant uses antelope meat for its sliders, topping it with balsamic mustard and caramelized onions.
Three Little Pigs
The pork belly sliders at the trailer come with sliced green apples and fried onions, and are brushed with maple soy glaze for a sweet touch.
Pork belly sliders fit in with the rest of the wine bar’s tapas menu. Get decadent and add quail eggs.
Ms P's Electric Cock
The poultry-focused trailer’s Hen Scratch Sliders use chicken tenderloins as the protein, which are topped with slaw on a sweet roll.
Meatball sliders drenched with gravy on a hoagie are on the happy hour menu at the Sunset Valley restaurant.