best burgers NYC 

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photo: black tap

Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer

Creative gourmet burgers, modern sides, shakes & draft beers served in a small, casually hip space.

529 Broome St, New York, NY 10013

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photo: serious eats 

Minetta tavern

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

113 Macdougal St, New York, NY 10012

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photo: serious eats 

Corner bistro

West Village staple offers range of cheap beers, famous burgers till the wee hours daily.

331 West 4th Street, New York, NY 10014

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photo: grubstreet

Jg mellon

A comfy atmosphere attracts a laid-back neighborhood crowd to this cash-only pub famed for burgers.

1291 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10021

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Salvation burger

Wood-fired burgers by chef April Bloomfield, plus hot dogs, pie, milkshakes & drinks at the bar.

230 E 51st St, New York, NY 10022

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photo: db bistro

db bistro modern 

Daniel Boulud's modern French bistro cuisine with New American touches, served in a stylish room.

55 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

PIG beach

Laid-back outdoor bar & eatery offering trays of pit-smoked BBQ, plus draft beer & cocktails.

480 Union St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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photo: eater 

Emily 

This cozy, gourmet eatery serves wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, rustic small plates & pastas.

919 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11238

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shake shack

Hip, counter-serve chain for gourmet takes on fast-food classics like burgers & frozen custard.

Madison Ave & E.23rd St, New York, NY 10010

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photo: eater 

The happiest houR

Cocktail lounge with a horseshoe bar, tiki-inspired dining area & jazzy, intimate downstairs space.

121 W 10th St, New York, NY 10011

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photo: law & food

Brindle room

East Village gastropub serving American comfort food in shareable small plates, plus weekend brunch.

277 E 10th St, New York, NY 10009

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photo: ny times 

Bowery meat company

Steakhouse with classic cuts in modern preparations plus pasta & more in a retro-styled setting.

9 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003

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photo: infatuation 

Emmy squared  

Detroit-style square pizzas, Italian sandwiches & salads in a spacious setting with a bar.

364 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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Hard Times Sundaes  

Urbanspace Vanderbilt vendor making stacked burgers, bacon-wrapped hot dogs & milkshakes.

230 Park Ave, New York, NY 10169

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photo: eater 

Peter Luger steak house 

Cash-only steak icon where old-school waiters serve aged beef in a German beer hall setting.

178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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photo: grubstreet 

The Nomad Bar

Offshoot bar of Nomad next door

10 W 28th St, New York, NY 10001

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photo: ny times 

Spotted pig

No-reservations Village eatery drawing throngs for European-inspired meals & celebrity sightings.

314 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014

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photo: the daily meal

pj clarke's

In business since 1884, this iconic burger & beer saloon was frequented by Sinatra & Jackie Kennedy.

915 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022