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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Leander

Updated: June 28, 2022

Hankering for a hamburger or a tasty hot dog? These are the best Leander restaurants for American cuisine. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Leander has to offer.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Sharks Burger

American, LeanderAmericanLeander
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Smokey Mo's BBQ - Leander

American, $$, LeanderAmerican, $$Leander
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

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Hell or High Water Brewing

American, $$, Liberty HillAmerican, $$Liberty Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Jack Allen's Kitchen

American, $$, Cedar ParkAmerican, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

HappyRito Seafood

Southern, $$, Cedar ParkSouthern, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen

New American, $$, Cedar ParkNew American, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Abby's Crab Shack

Southern, $$, Cedar ParkSouthern, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Glorias Cafe & Bakery

American, $, Cedar ParkAmerican, $Cedar Park
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Tumble 22

American, $$, Cedar ParkAmerican, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

J&J BBQ & Burgers

American, $$, Cedar ParkAmerican, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Smokey Mo's BBQ - Cedar Park

American, $$, Cedar ParkAmerican, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Phil's Philly Grill

American, $, Cedar ParkAmerican, $Cedar Park
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Smokey Mo's BBQ - Liberty Hill

American, $$, Liberty HillAmerican, $$Liberty Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Pluckers Wing Bar - Lakeline

American, $$, Cedar ParkAmerican, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

American, $$, Cedar ParkAmerican, $$Cedar Park
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best American restaurants in Leander. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 7042 restaurants in Leander, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1014 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Frequently asked questions

Ziggy's Kielbasa House, Sharks Burger, and Mouton's Southern Bistro are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Leander.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Leander are Ziggy's Kielbasa House, Sharks Burger, and Mouton's Southern Bistro.

Ziggy's Kielbasa House, Sharks Burger, and Mouton's Southern Bistro are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Leander.

Sharks Burger, Mouton's Southern Bistro, and Golden Chick are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Leander.

There are 15 American restaurants in Leander.

Drink pairing tips

  • Go for Kentucky 75 with fried chicken

    To elevate your fried chicken experience, we recommend some Kentucky 75 to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail cuts the fat of the fried skin.

  • Margarita and grilled burger


    When considering how to best enjoy your grilled burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Margarita complements the dish as it balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • The best drink pairing for shellfish

    Knowing what to pair with shellfish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chardonnay. This, strong and acidic, white wine balances the creamy shellfish.

Did you know?

  • Worth every penny?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $200 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, mac and cheese?

  • A historical dish

    Some tasty history for you, lobster roll dates back to the year 1929 when it was made in The United States.

  • A long-held tradition

    When in The United States it would be criminal not to try out the pecan pie. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

Parking in the area

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Leander. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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