Shake Shack is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

1. Shake Shack

11 Madison Ave (at E 23rd St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · NoMad · 1172 tips and reviews

jeanniejeannie: Try the Smoke Shack - Cheeseburger with bacon and cherry pepper relish and shack sauce. So good!

Deniz O.Deniz Ozdag: They may have the best burgers and french fries in town. Worths to wait in the queue. Don't forget to feed the squirrels:)

Tash C.Tash Concepcion: One of my favorite burgers in NYC. It's just the right size so doesn't overwhelm. Lines at Madison Square Park location tends to be long but it's nice to sit in the park and eat!

Minetta Tavern is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

2. Minetta Tavern

113 Macdougal St (btwn W 3rd & Bleecker St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 569 tips and reviews

TheoryTheory: NY. Delicious late night bistro spot. Our must-haves: roasted bone marrow, beef tartare and of course the black label burger.

Milun T.Milun Tesovic: there's quiet a focus on beef and burgers. Has one of the best burgers in town. Plenty of fish on the menu too.

Brad G.Brad Graham: “The best, if priciest, burger in NYC is probably the black label burger at the Minetta Tavern. Getting in here, however, can be a challenge. Try early or late.”

J.G. Melon is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

3. J.G. Melon

1291 3rd Ave (at E 74th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Upper East Side · 401 tips and reviews

Andrew L.Andrew Lambert: GREAT burger, get it with bacon, no lettuce or tomato. Worth the price. Cottage fries are good too.

Jake S.Jake Siegal: Best classic burger around. Hands-down. Cottage fries on the side is a good call. I like to add pepper. Worth the trek uptown.

Madeleine H.Madeleine Houston: Debatably one of the best burgers in manhattan. Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside.

Shake Shack is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

4. Shake Shack

691 8th Ave (at W 44th St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Theater District · 806 tips and reviews

Hasanna B.Hasanna Birdsong: Strawberry shake is delicious...burgers are right on time. Free purified water which is helpful when hungover :-)

Arun M.Arun Mathew: I have friends who don't like cinnamon and nutmeg. If you are one too, stay away from the Mexican fudge brownie custard. It's actually spicy. The burger though - love it love it love it!!!

Veronica L.Veronica Lam: tried the veggie S'room burger. very yummy. best burger place so far. way better then in'n'out for sure.

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5. The Spotted Pig

314 W 11th St (at Greenwich St), New York, NY
Gastropub · West Village · 775 tips and reviews

Isabella I.Isabella Izquierdo: Amazing burguer! Juicy and tender with roquefort! the seabass is also great! Cozy however, no reservations and subpar service...

LuciLuci: Best hamburger in the city, must order it! Go during the week to avoid crowds. Nevertheless there is always place at the bar. Just love this place.

Lauri H.Lauri H: Wonderful food, service, beer, and cocktails. Try the burger, pork sausage and banana cake dessert. Perfect.

Ruby's Café is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

6. Ruby's Café

219 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Australian Restaurant · NoLita · 302 tips and reviews

Rafi S.Rafi Syed: All of the burgers are unique (the meat and the bun are...more Australian) and tasty. The real lunch winner is the chicken avo salad. Light and well-dressed, just like your favorite startup employee.

Julia KwanJulia Kwan: So cozy! Great pastas & burgers.

Anna C.Anna Cheka: Amazing burger with juicy meat on bread. Very tasty soup.

Black Tap is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

7. Black Tap

529 Broome St (btwn Thompson & Sullivan St), New York, NY
Burger Joint · SoHo · 162 tips and reviews

Daniele P.Daniele Pieroni: Great value for the All American Burger! Try that before the "fancyer" ones.

Arnaud R.Arnaud Réauté: The best burger place in the World. Once you have tried it you can't get rid of it, original burgers all very tasty you can never get bored.

Katherine C.Katherine Coles: Amazing burgers, especially the Texan with bacon! Crazy sculptural milkshakes!

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8. by CHLOE.

185 Bleecker St (at MacDougal St), New York, NY
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 230 tips and reviews

Celena C.Celena Chan: Tried the fries, Italian meatballs, Mac and cheese and bbq burger. First time at a vegan restaurant where I did NOT miss the meat. Will be back!

Marta T.Marta Tappero: Great still newbie messy place. Guac burger is great, lemonade and sweet potato fries. Staff is very friendly, prices are reasonable. Definitely great place to have vegan good food!

JennJenn: Although known for their amazing vegan burgers, you also can't go wrong with the mac n "cheese" or kale artichoke dip!

Burger & Lobster is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

9. Burger & Lobster

39 W 19th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Burger Joint · Flatiron District · 209 tips and reviews

Fernando F.Fernando Figueroa: One of the best burgers I have ever had! Cheddar and American cheese plus bacon, and the bun is really good.

Emily R.Emily Roy: Absolutely delicious! Go with a friend and split a burger and a lobster roll, they'll even cut it for you!

Lily F.Lily F: It's a lot of food for price but it's worth it! Service was so wonderful and the burger is delicious and cooked perfectly. Fries were on point too.

Hillstone is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

10. Hillstone

378 Park Ave S (at E 27th St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · NoMad · 234 tips and reviews

Kimberly F.Kimberly Fisher: Everything on the menu is great: spinach artichoke dip, french dip, asian steak noodle salad and burgers top the list.

Essam A.Essam Al-Ebrahim: Good setting surroundings, friendly nice staff, and the food is delitious. Try the viggie burger is BIG and great.

Kim A.Kim Ahearn: Best service in town. Consistently great food. Filet, veggie burger, fall-off-the-bone ribs, prime rib, crab cakes, & Osaka roll are all mmmm!!! Best in the hood. Never disappoints for dinner.

Harlem Public is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

11. Harlem Public

3612 Broadway (btwn W 148th & W 149th St), New York, NY
Bar · Hamilton Heights · 169 tips and reviews

Yannick G.Yannick Guillemot: BBQ Pork Burger, awesome spirit, lots of beer choices, GET THERE!

a blissful life.a blissful life.: Amazing brunch... try the #EggsDeb and one of the Three Mary's. Didn't catch brunch? Try the Avocado Fries, Pork Belly Queso, or the Peanut Butter Burger with a nice, cold beer.

Juliet G.Juliet Greenblatt: Great burgers (and other stuff too) and lots of beers to chose from. Can get pretty crowded so you can stop by At The Wallace next door for a drink and they'll come get you when your table is ready!

Lure Fishbar is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

12. Lure Fishbar

142 Mercer St (at Prince St), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · SoHo · 363 tips and reviews

jared z.jared zlotnick: sushi is fantastic aboard this SoHo yacht. also try the seafood salad, chilled lobster, and Burger.

EvaEva: Great happy hour. Don't miss the burger or lobster roll (when in season).

Doug J.Doug Jones: The sushi and seafood are excellent. Perhaps unexpectedly, they also have a really good burger (or so I've heard). Ask for the Bash Burger.

Siggy's Good Food is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

13. Siggy's Good Food

292 Elizabeth St (btwn E Houston & Bleecker St), New York, NY
American Restaurant · NoHo · 114 tips and reviews

Darren L.Darren Lachtman: Brand new spot. Super friendly staff. All organic. Turkey burger is great

xqxq: everything i've had here, i've loved, but oooh that salmon burger, perfection.

Monet M.Monet Moon: I love the live earth salad and wild salmon burger. So delicious and healthy.

Xi'an Famous Foods is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

14. Xi'an Famous Foods

81 Saint Marks Pl (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · East Village · 299 tips and reviews

Jeffrey A.Jeffrey Allen: Lang-Pi cold noodles (ask for it spicy) and a cumin lamb "burger" are the best $7 you can spend in the east village on food. Tasty beyond belief.

Talisa C.Talisa Chang: Pork burger and hand pulled lamb noodles are a must. Really love the lamb pao-mo soup, too. Has cubes of bun dough in it!

Food RepublicFood Republic: One of our favorite go-to's for a cheap and spicy meal. Don't miss the lamb burger and refreshing cold-skin noodles. Beware when asking for items "spicy" - they don't mess around.

Hillstone is one of The 15 Best Places for Burgers in New York City.

15. Hillstone

153 E 53rd St (SW 54th & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Midtown East · 172 tips and reviews

Jessica N.Jessica Nacinovich: The California Grilled Artichoke is amazing here. The best item on the menu. The veggie burger and ribs are also awesome.

Anthony L.Anthony Limberakis: Great burger and shoestring fries. Nice live jazz music.

Jenny B.Jenny B: Best veggie burger in the city. Ahi Tuna burger at lunch is amazing. Artichokes, when in season, are a MUST order. Love the unlimited iced teas:)