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Five Napkin Burger

Five Napkin Burger Review

This perennially packed Hell's Kitchen burger place/brasserie has been a magnet for burger lovers since day one. Bottles of Maker's Mark line the sleek, alluringly lighted bar in the back, a collection of antique butcher's scales hangs on a tile wall near the kitchen, and meat hooks dangle from the ceiling between the light fixtures. Though there are many menu distractions—deep-fried pickles, warm artichoke dip, to name a few—the main attractions are the juicy burgers, like the original 10-ounce chuck with a tangle of onions, Gruyère cheese, and rosemary aioli. There's a patty variety for everyone, including a ground lamb kofta and an onion ring–topped ahi tuna burger. For dessert, have an über-thick black-and-white malted milkshake.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 630 9th Ave., at 45th St Midtown West, New York, NY 10036 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/757–2277
  • Website:
  • Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St./8th Ave.
  • Location: Midtown West

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-25-2014

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