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    The Best Burgers & Brews in the Big Apple

    Chow down on the best beef patties and throw back the finest suds in the city.

    The Best Burgers & Brews in the Big Apple

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    The 15 best $10-or-less burgers in NYC

    The 15 best $10-or-less burgers in NYC

    Order the Dirty Burger loaded with VT cheddar, grilled onions, and a fried egg. Also: their Tasty Burger with bacon is, well, quite tasty.

    The Red Cat

    NYC's 11 best under-the-radar burgers

    They have one of the best turkey burgers around. It's topped with turkey bacon and BBQ sauce, and stuffed with cheesy, warm Mornay sauce.

    Mountain Bird

    The 4 best burgers we ate this month

    The newly crafted burger is a juicy, hefty mix of brisket, hanger, and chuck that's got just a touch of minerality balanced out by the funk of Fontina cheese, and some sweet, sweet bacon jam.

    Dylan Prime

    The 4 best burgers we ate this month

    Wise Men is the sexiest place you'll ever eat a patty melt; it's nestled between slices of Moishe's rye after being topped with caramelized onions, cheddar, and pickles.

    Wise Men

    The sexiest place you'll ever get a patty melt

    Spend a day in Brooklyn Brewery's expansive, seriously-bare-bones garden & tasting room, where you can wash down delivery pizza with perennials (Lager, Weisse Pennant Ale...) and seasonals (Summer Ale, Black Chocolate Stout...) purchased using wooden drink tokens ($20 for five).

    Brooklyn Brewery

    Drink at the Big Apple's most famous brewery

    Try your favorite sandwich in burger form: Proletariat's Reuben burger with red kraut, stone-ground mustard, and a crustless rye bun.


    The crazy-beer bar gets Reuben burgers and grilled cheese

    Korzo Haus's glorious patty is wrapped in "a fine bread made according to an old Slovak family recipe" and then effing deep fried. It's also got applewood-smoked bacon, and Emmental cheese.

    Korzo Haus

    Korzo Haus - Thrillist New York

    Brindle's cast-iron-charred patty sits on a white bread roll, is smothered with cheese and caramelized onions, and owes its earthy, steak-like flavor to a combination of aged prime beef trimmings & fatty rib-eye caps

    The Brindle Room

    This place has a great burger

    La Birreria teamed up with Dogfish Head to create a garlic beer...that's actually delicious! It's a dark, roasty, chocolatey, earthy... lots other words ending in "y" porter with the garlic on "the nose and the finish".

    Birreria at Eataly

    Garlic... beer? It's actually fantastic...

    Brass Monkey's ode to craft beer...Check out the Copper Room in the Meatpacking District.

    Brass Monkey

    An ode to craft beer inside a Meatpacking fave

    Looking like what would happen if a beer hall boned a steel mill, Houston Hall's a gargantuan new West Village suds-temple boasts exclusive 10 tap brews. Yup, you can only sip those suds here.

    Houston Hall

    A massive West Village beer hall with Milk Truck grilled cheese

    Bring a little brew to your cocktail game with Cannibal's beertails menu.

    The Cannibal Beer & Butcher

    Get introduced to a few ways to beer up your cocktail game

    Torst is a temple to all things brew, dedicated to bringing you some of the tastiest and rarest suds, served in the best way possible.


    Does Greenpoint have the best beer bar in NYC? Probably.

    After making a name for themselves hidden away behind a curtain at Le Parker Meridien, Joint's burger wizards are pulling back the, well, curtain at their much larger, full-bar-having spot in the Village.

    Burger Joint

    The hidden burger spot shows its face in the Village

    Burger Bistro stuffs a beef patty into a sliced donut and topped it with a fried egg & crumbled bacon

    The Burger Bistro

    An Upper East Side burger hut that puts patties on donuts

    DO THE HARLEM SHAKE... by eating shakes and burgers, in Harlem...

    Harlem Shake

    DO THE HARLEM SHAKE... by eating shakes and burgers, in Harlem

    Get your fill of German beers and giant pretzels at Reichenbach Hall

    Reichenbach Hall

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    Got room for Fatburger's XXXL three-patty burger?!


    Fatburger finally arrives in NYC

    Eben Freeman and Michael White's cocktail-heavy supper club The Butterfly has maybe the best patty melt ever: Dry-aged, steaky, white label meat topped with caramelized onions, and sandwiched between rye that's crisped only on the outside to achieve maximum goo factor with the American on top and the gruyere on bottom.

    The Butterfly

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    A beer garden grows in Brooklyn...Radegast Biergarten in Williamsburg serves up stein after giant stein with Dentergems Witbier, Hacker Pschorr Weisse, and other impossible-to-pronounce-even-when-you're-sober Euro suds.

    Radegast Hall & Biergarten

    A beer garden grows in Brooklyn

    Multiple-time Burger Bash Champion, Lure Fishbar makes just a straight-up great cheeseburger with the works: lettuce, pickles, and special sauce on a brioche bun. An gigantic onion ring garnish never hurt anything either.

    Lure Fishbar

    These are the 5 best burgers in New York

    Greenpoint Beer Works fills Flatiron Hall's steins with brews like a "bright, floral, and coriander crisp" Blonde or the "silky and complex" Oatmeal Stout. Warning: beer descriptions do not double as pickup lines.

    Flatiron Hall

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    This is it, people: The Best Burger in NYC. Minetta Tavern's Black Label label burger is a $26 blend of prime, dry-aged Creekstone ribeye, skirt, and brisket that's redolent with musty, barnyard aromas, not to mention caramelized onions.

    Minetta Tavern

    World-beating burgers from Keith Mcnally

    Whitmans has a super legit Juicy Lucy (Minnesota's state cheeseburger) made with a short-rib blend, caramelized onion, spicy pickles, and an ooze-happy stuffing of pimento cheese.


    Whitmans - Thrillist New York