If you’ve ever been schooled on burgers by Bernie’s Burger Bus, you know that the burger restaurant on wheels rolls out top notch burgers and fries that deserve an ‘A+’. Its consistently good grades has earned Bernie’s high praise, such as “Best Food Truck”, as voted upon by 29-95 readers; “Favorite Burger” at My Table magazine’s 2012 Culinary Awards; and a number one ranking on the Houston Press’ top ten french fries list.

It’s a couple of different things that make Bernie’s fare award-worthy. Their burger buns are fluffy and dense and buttery, for starters. The beef patties sandwiched in between the buns are flavorful and juicy, the burgers’ toppings are fresh, and the condiments smothered on both the burgers and select fries are home-made.

So delicious are the home-made condiments — a pleasantly thick, vinegar-y ketchup and a creamy chipotle aioli– that they have made a name for themselves by their own merits. Actually, the people of Houston loved and craved them so much that they begged of Bernie to bottle them up and sell them. Houstonians’ wish was granted, and now Bernie’s ketchup and chipotle aioli can be found at a handful of spots around the Bayou City. Here’s where you can get your fix of those delightful ‘fixins’, that will surely kick any of your own home-made creations up a couple notches:

Bernies Burger Bus
Online or on one of the three Bernie’s trucks.
For truck locations and online purchasing, visit:

Phoenicia Specialty Foods Downtown
1001 Austin Street

Revival Market
550 Heights Boulevard at White Oak

Carla Gomez


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