HOT BUNS CLUB: BEST BURGERS

Our Top 15 burgers in New York City

4 Charles Prime Rib

An intimate dinner club and steakhouse from the people behind Chicago's Au Cheval bring their famed burgers to an intimate spot tucked away in the charming West Village.

LOCATION
4 Charles St (Greenwich Ave)
New York, NY 10014

Emily

With locations in Williamsburg and the West Village, this trendy pizza parlor features their award winning juicy burgers on signature pretzel buns.

LOCATIONS

35 Downing Street

New York, NY

919 Fulton Street

Brooklyn, NY

Emmy Squared

The Detroit-style pizzeria offshoot from the people behind Emily. Their award-winning Le Big Matt comes with a double-stack of beef patties, American cheese, greens, pickles, Sammy sauce & a side of waffle fries.

LOCATIONS

83 1st Avenue,
New York, NY 10003 (East Village)

364 Grand Street,
Brooklyn, NY 11211 (Williamsburg)

B&B Wine Pub

Located in the heart of Soho, just off Mercer Street, B&B is an American Gastropub with a world-class wine list.

LOCATION
25 W Houston St
New York, NY 10012
 

Bowery Meat Company

A posh take on the traditional steakhouse, with a balanced meat-centric menu.

LOCATION
9 E 1st St
New York, NY 10003

 

Minetta Tavern

Celeb-magnet hot-ticket tavern with upper-end French bistro fare & reimagined vintage decor.

LOCATION
113 Macdougal St
New York, NY 10012

Peter Luger Steak House

Genuine American steakhouse located in Williamsburg since 1887​.

LOCATION
178 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 10007

Corner Bistro

The last of the West Village bohemian bars, Corner Bistro stays true to it's roots with simple and delicious grill food in a classic atmosphere.

LOCATION
331 W 4th St (at Jane St)
New York, NY 10014

 

DuMont Burger

This cozy Brooklyn burger joint caters to the to-go crowd, with a warm an inviting interior for in-house diners.

LOCATION
314 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

 

Five Guys

This popular chain is perfect for a quick bite to-go or lunch on the job.

LOCATION
Multiple Locations
 

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Harlem Shake

Fast-casual restaurant featuring high-quality, all-natural ingredients and a menu made for both simple and sophisticated tastes.

LOCATION
100 W 124th St
New York, NY 10027
 

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Hillstone

High quality cocktails and bar fare in an upscale lounge space.

LOCATION
378 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10010

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J.G. Melon

An NYC staple, this old-fashioned diner serves up classic patties in a casual but chic environment. 

LOCATION
89 Macdougal St 
New York, NY 10012
(multiple locations)

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Joy Burger Bar

Known for their signature array of sauces, this fast-casual burger bar has an extensive menu of American favorites.

LOCATION
1567 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10029

Photo Credit: @johnnyprimesteak

Mister Dips

Airstream trailer parked at the William Vale hotel, serving burgers, fries & soft serve ice cream.

LOCATION
111 N 12th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249

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P.J. Clarke's

Since 1884 PJ Clarke's has been serving their high quality meats and seafoods, in addition to signature burgers, making it a time-honored meeting place for families, friends, and celebrities alike.

LOCATIONS
915 Third Avenue
New York, NY 
44 West 63rd Street
New York, NY
250 Vesey Street,
New York, NY

Paul's "Da Burger Joint"

Just a sidestep from the chaos of Saint Marks Place, Paul's is a small takeout spot offering classic American fare.

LOCATION
131 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003

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Peter Luger Steak House

Genuine American steakhouse located in Williamsburg since 1887​.

LOCATION
178 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 10007

Shake Shack

Fast casual burgers, fries, and milkshakes with outdoor seating at some locations.

LOCATION
Multiple Locations

Superiority Burger

Vegetarian burger spot with high-quality ingredients and creative flavor combinations.

LOCATION
430 E 9th St
New York, NY 10009

The Beatrice Inn

An edgier, underground version of the classic NYC steakhouse. 

LOCATION
285 W 12th St
New York, NY 10014

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The Breslin

Michelin-starred gastropub located inside Ace Hotel in NoMad.

LOCATION
16 W 29th St
New York, NY 10001

The Little Owl

Bold Mediterranean cuisine that captures neighborhood dining in NYC.

LOCATION
90 Bedford St
New York, NY 10014

The Spotted Pig

Greenwich Village pub serving seasonal British & Italian fare using local ingredients when possible.

LOCATION
314 W 11th St
New York, NY 10014

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Umami Burger

Lively chain outpost serving elevated burgers & sides plus creative cocktails in a sleek space.

LOCATION
Multiple Locations

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Whitmans

Burgers and seasonal fare with a focus on fresh, local ingredients in a bright, cozy, and intimate space.

LOCATION
406 E 9th St 
New York, NY 10009

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