Bellaire Broiler Burger

5216 Bellaire Blvd.
Bellaire, TX 77401
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Bellaire Broiler Burger

Photo by Houston Press Staff


  • Mon-Sat 11am-8pm
  • $
  • Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Free Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Houston is short on genuine period pieces, but this paneled suburban hamburger joint is a 1950s fly in amber. Slide into the comforting vinyl booths for a deeply satisfying chiliburger (Jim Goode himself eats them, which tells you something) and a shameless chocolate shake.

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