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Austin, Texas: Car Hops, Burgers, Dazed and Confused

Classic burger and onion rings joint with car hop service since it first opened in 1961. Top Notch Burger was as vital an Austin location as any in the 1993 stoner nostalgia film "Dazed and Confused."

Top Notch Burger

7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX
Top Notch Burger, on east side of Burnet Rd between St. Joseph Blvd. and Richcreek Rd.
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Photo op TV.

Car Hops, Burgers, Dazed and Confused

Drive up diner-style, even includes 1971 Weight Watchers menu items. Has a TV mural and front sign for photo ops.

[Sarah, 08/18/2021]

Top Notch movie screen.

Dazed and Confused Memorabilia, Annual Screening

Top Notch Burger hosts a Dazed and Confused movie viewing every year on April 20. They show it on the "TV" painted on the outside wall. They also have a showcase of memorabilia from the film.

[Evans, 08/09/2015]

April 20 is "Cannabis Culture" day worldwide, and the day in 2012 that Austin unveiled its Willie Nelson statue.

Top Notch sign.

Car Hops, Burgers, Dazed and Confused

Literally the best burger I've ever had. Fries were on point too. Order the "top pick," sounds weird but it's perfect.

[ElissaJewel, 02/02/2014]

Burger love is notoriously subjective, but Top Notch is an Austin institution, and was a location in the 1993 film "Dazed & Confused."

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