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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

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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

New American Restaurant

227 10th Ave
New York , NY

(212) 242-1122

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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

French Restaurant

231 W 145th St
New York , NY

The 4 best burgers we ate this month

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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

Steakhouse

62 Laight St.
New York , NY

(212) 334-4783

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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

Cocktail Bar

355 Bowery
New York , NY

(646) 590-4244

The sexiest place you'll ever get a patty melt

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  • Kimberly Lindsley Elmore
    Kimberly Lindsley Elmore

    Yum

  • Dre Washington
    Dre Washington

    Wow looks delicious

  • L miller
    L miller

    Looks so good

  • Laurel Rogers
    Laurel Rogers

    You had me at Patty Melt!

  • Naomi Lynch
    Naomi Lynch

    I can't wait to try everything!

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

Brewery

79 N 11th St
Brooklyn , NY

(718) 486-7422

Drink at the Big Apple's most famous brewery

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  • Robin Carretti
    Robin Carretti

    Brooklyn is great people, food the heritage. I am proud to be Brooklyn born

  • Alma Gonzalez Morales
    Alma Gonzalez Morales

    Lugares hermosos

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

Proletariat

Bar

102 Saint Marks Pl
New York , NY

(212) 777-6707

The crazy-beer bar gets Reuben burgers and grilled cheese

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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 - Thrillist New York

Korzo Haus - Thrillist New York

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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

American Restaurant

277 E 10th St
New York , NY

(212) 529-9702

This place has a great burger

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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

Beer Garden

200 5th Ave
New York , NY

(212) 937-8910

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

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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

Beer Garden

222 W Houston St
New York , NY

(212) 675-9323

A massive West Village beer hall with Milk Truck grilled cheese

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

The Cannibal Beer & Butcher

New American Restaurant

113 E 29th St
New York , NY

(212) 686-5480

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

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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.

Tørst

Bar

615 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn , NY

(718) 389-6034

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

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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

Burger Joint

33 W 8th St
New York , NY

(212) 432-1400

The hidden burger spot shows its face in the Village

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

The Burger Bistro

Burger Joint

1663 1st Ave
New York , NY

(646) 368-1134

An Upper East Side burger hut that puts patties on donuts

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  • WEEZIE
    WEEZIE

    OMG HEART ATTACK waiting to happen.........lol

  • Apartment Finder
    Apartment Finder

    Apartment Finder dares to give it a try!

  • Tatyana Severance
    Tatyana Severance

    Im in awe

  • Naomi Lynch
    Naomi Lynch

    What!!! I have never heard of this. OOPS!! will need 2 - 5Ks in one day.

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

Harlem Shake

Burger Joint

100 W 124th St
New York , NY

(212) 222-8300

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

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

Reichenbach Hall

German Restaurant

5 W 37th St
New York , NY

(212) 302-7744

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

Fatburger

Burger Joint

509 3rd Ave
New York , NY

(212) 904-1293

Fatburger finally arrives in NYC

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  • ELENA L HIERRO
    ELENA L HIERRO

    Son fantásticas!!!

  • Flor Elena
    Flor Elena

    Quiero una igual... que deliciosa se ve.

  • Rizky Novita
    Rizky Novita

    emmm...like it

  • Nicole Nicole
    Nicole Nicole

    Now that's a big burger. Lol

  • Naomi Lynch
    Naomi Lynch

    Looks like a two day meal.

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

Cocktail Bar

225 W Broadway
New York , NY

(646) 692-4943

  • Judy Walker
    Judy Walker

    This looks amazing. I would like to try something like this at home.

  • Naomi Lynch
    Naomi Lynch

    Good one to try at home and make it healthy!!!

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

Beer Garden

113 N 3rd St
Brooklyn , NY

(718) 963-3973

A beer garden grows in Brooklyn

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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

Seafood Restaurant

142 Mercer St
New York , NY

(212) 431-7676

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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

Gastropub

38 W 26th St
New York , NY

(646) 790-3200

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

American Restaurant

113 Macdougal St
New York , NY

(212) 475-3850

World-beating burgers from Keith Mcnally

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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

Whitmans - Thrillist New York

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