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Trill Burgers

Co-founded by Houston rap legend Bun B (Bernard Freeman), restaurateur Andy Nguyen and Nick Scurfield, Trill Burgers was established in Houston in the summer of 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting with pop-ups at local culinary events, we quickly gained notoriety for our mouthwatering smashburgers made with two all-beef smashed patties, caramelized onions, pickles and our patented Trill Sauce on a potato roll bun. Trill Burgers earned the title of best burger in America from “Good Morning America” in 2022 and has been a certified hit at music festivals across the United States including Coachella, Rolling Loud, Something in the Water and Rock the Bells. ​

Generously supported by Rob Tegtmeier