Texas Traveler: Stopping for Burgers in College Station
Photos by Robb Walsh

Texas Traveler: Stopping for Burgers in College Station

Should you find yourself hungry while passing through Aggieland, I recommend a stopover at the original Koppe Bridge Bar & Grill on Wellborn, just south of FM 2818, for a burger basket. The restaurant buys fresh-ground 80/20 chuck and has it delivered daily from a local meat market. The kitchen crew hand-forms the patties. The standard size is half a pound, but there is also a quarter-pound version for dainty eaters. The bun is expertly toasted, and condiments are fresh. Add some bacon, pickled jalapeños and mayonnaise from the list of extras to a cheeseburger all-the-way, and you've got yourself a world-class burger experience. The fresh-cut french fries served on the side are exceptional.

The restaurant also serves one of the best corny dogs anywhere, but if I am not mistaken, it is only offered on the children's menu. Restaurants generally frown on adults eating kids' meals. So tell the lady at the counter you promised junior you'd bring a corny dog home, and take it to go.

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