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5 Napkin Burger

5 Napkin Burger

Burger Joint, New American Restaurant, and American Restaurant$$$$
Prudential - St. Botolph, Boston
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  • Christina R.
    "Tuscan fries were ok, but not as amazing as the reviews indicate."(5 Tips)
    Marcus L.
    "Their happy hour sliders and tacos are killer and only $2!"(3 Tips)
    Michelle V.
    "Some of the VERY BEST sweet potato fries I've ever had."(6 Tips)
    Tom H.
    "Fried pickle, pastrami and kraut appetizer is great!"(4 Tips)
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  • Michael G.
    Good burger; good service.
  • Alfred P.
    Alfred PennamoDecember 27, 2016
    Amazing burgers, fries, and cervice, would come again! 😄
  • Alfred P.
    Alfred PennamoDecember 27, 2016
    Amazing burhers,fries and cervice! Would come again! 😄
  • Fernando K.
    Fernando KikudomeDecember 13, 2016
    The Signature´s house burger was very tasteful. Unfortunately they don´t have bbq, however the homemade sauce was good. The onions were also nice. The hose famous shake is the best option. The cake ok
  • Donna T.
    Donna Tickner LuglioNovember 25, 2016
    Burgers cooked to order. Asked for medium rare, got medium rare!! French fries extra.
  • Irina
    IrinaJune 21, 2016
    Patty in their special burger is juicy and tender. Ribs are really spicy. Everyday special thing works only at the bar. Overall, the place is ok but nothing extraordinary.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin MacApril 29, 2016
    Had the Korean BBQ with turkey. It was delish. Wait staff was friendly and provide good service. Sweet Potato fries are a must!
  • Michelle V.
    Michelle VaughnApril 22, 2016
    This is a hopping place! The food was excellent. Some of the VERY BEST sweet potato fries I've ever had.
  • Samantha L.
    Samantha LeeFebruary 20, 2016
    The fries were amazing! The turkey burger was meh
  • Noha A.
    Noha ANovember 15, 2015
    Tried the lamb kofta I did not like it the meat was burnt
  • Antonia T.
    Antonia TurnerSeptember 28, 2015
    Mahi tacos were delicious!
  • Nawaf A.
    Nawaf AlojrushSeptember 19, 2015
    It is my place whenever i feel burger.
  • Alex
    AlexAugust 29, 2015
    They had to call the police to validate the legitimacy of my state issued photo ID. DO NOT RECOMMEND EVER!
  • Tian F.
    Tian Fang @ BOSAugust 26, 2015
    Should definitely try the shake, which can be drunk by two.
  • Joel F.
    Joel FernandesMay 16, 2015
    Blah burger... Nothing great... If you made it here... Go a few blocks down to Boston burger company... You'll not regret
  • Nick H.
    Nick HolroydMay 8, 2015
    Their '5 napkin burger' wasn't very impressive.
  • Ami C.
    Ami ChangApril 16, 2015
    Happy hour - fantastic sliders for $2 and 50¢ wing!
  • Billy S.
    Billy SMarch 11, 2015
    BBLT burger was good, fries overdone (crispy dark yellow to orange), and slightly over an hour from seating to entrée on a quiet Monday night as an eight top. Calamari was nice.
  • Gianna N.
    Gianna NebbiaMarch 2, 2015
    I love their homemade veggie burger!
  • Max S.
    Max SaberFebruary 22, 2015
    Veggie burger is crazy good. I enjoyed getting lettuce as the "bun" for the burger :)
  • John T.
    John TangJanuary 11, 2015
    Signature burger actually a bit bland...
  • Kenneth K.
    Kenneth KocinckiDecember 20, 2014
    Burgers sliders
  • Marcus F.
    Marcus FryerNovember 16, 2014
    Awesome fried pickles
  • Bonus H.
    Bonus H.October 9, 2014
    Well if u want a Sam Adams beer in a signature glass it's a good place but not for $7.50 a pint! Come on! $2 slider at hh r good way to try the $15 burger and save ur cash. Full price not worth it!
  • Marcus L.
    Marcus LaBrecqueOctober 5, 2014
    Great after work spot. Their happy hour sliders and tacos are killer and only $2!
  • FAHIM M.
    FAHIM MOHAMEDSeptember 23, 2014
    Great taste
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TewfikSeptember 13, 2014
    Find a local burger joint instead.
  • Leandro A.
    Leandro AmorimSeptember 11, 2014
    Terrific. The Original 5 Napkin burger is great. They also have the best onion rings I've eaten in a long time, heavily crispy and awesome.
  • Raphael Armand
    Raphael ArmandAugust 25, 2014
    Sweet potato are amazing!
  • Obaid A.
    Obaid AlzarooniAugust 19, 2014
    Mushroom blue cheese burgher a must.
  • Abdulrhman B.
    Abdulrhman Bin MehainiAugust 17, 2014
    I think they have the best burgers in Boston.
  • John L.
    John LeMaireAugust 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the best burgers I've had in my entire life, but it doesn't stop there... The milkshakes for dessert are ridiculously good!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CameronAugust 8, 2014
    Good burgers and easy fare while shopping in/around the Prudential tower and Copley Center
  • Ennis G.
    Ennis GlendonAugust 7, 2014
    Happy hour sliders
  • John K.
    John KalishMay 29, 2014
    Get the tater tots instead of fries!!
  • Jake R.
    Surprisingly really good matzo ball soup for a burger place... Just sayin'
  • Jon C.
    Jon ConantMay 12, 2014
    Don't go here! Overpriced and not good. Wish I had just held out for the happy hour and not blown so much on the crap burger.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BeckerMay 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Kid friendly, but no changing table in men's room.
  • Robby G.
    Robby GrodinMarch 11, 2014
    My waiter was a dick. My tip is that waiters should not be dicks.
  • Nourah A.
    Nourah AlderaaJanuary 29, 2014
    Service was bad, food was good
  • Jen R.
    Jen RobertsNovember 30, 2013
    All of their burgers were massive, but they made me a kids size burger with adult style fixings. Very accommodating. Good fries too.
  • Michael L.
    Michael LefebvreNovember 24, 2013
    Very good burger for the price. Fries were so-so... deviled eggs were terrible
  • Mac
    MacNovember 6, 2013
    Try the Burgers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Jennifer S.
    Jennifer StrongSeptember 2, 2013
    Service is really slow!
  • Wynter
    WynterAugust 27, 2013
    Sit outside on the patio if its nice, order the blueberry mint lemonade and calamari..you're welcome
  • Miles L.
    Miles LeacyAugust 9, 2013
    Chef earnt his pay tonight. Server not so much.
  • James L.
    James LanningJuly 14, 2013
    Good brunch selection... Get the Greek Skillet!
  • John M.
    John McTigueJune 5, 2013
    Great bartenders! Get the lobster rolls and sweet potato fries. Awesome.
  • Najd a.
    Najd almuhaitheefJune 2, 2013
    Tried the original and the cheese burger, big fail! Dry and overpriced. The sweet potato fries was alright though.
  • Tarif F T.
    Tarif F TarabzouniMay 11, 2013
    You should try the lmonaed
  • Matt D.
    Matt DiCeccaApril 15, 2013
    Barbecue burger is just ok.
  • Christina C.
    Christina ConnorsApril 10, 2013
    Even though it's named for it- the burger left much to be desired. What a disappointment! The Caesar Salad & Onion rings were very tasty though.
  • Gerald R.
    Gerald RheadApril 9, 2013
    It was good but by no means the best burger I have ever had. My wife said the fried pickles with pastrami were outstanding.
  • Nick L.
    Nick LesswaterMarch 30, 2013
    $2 happy hour sliders in the bar/cocktail area (4-7, 9-11/12) ARE THE BOMB
  • Kevin C.
    Kevin CorcinoMarch 24, 2013
    Nice atmosphere, good service, good sized portions. Burgers are good, not great. The chocolate shake was average.
  • Kat C.
    Kat ChapmanMarch 3, 2013
    Taquitos are small but huge burgers! Love the avocado ranch... Has all the favorites and best fries in town
  • Candida D.
    Candida D'MelloMarch 2, 2013
    Juicy burgers , but had to wait forever to be served. We actually finished our apps before the drinks arrived.
  • Spencer S.
    Spencer SchoebenJanuary 9, 2013
    Great veggie burgers.
  • Sam H.
    Sam HooperJanuary 3, 2013
    Try the frozen strawberry mojito!
  • Boston University Panhellenic Council
    Our VP Programming, Brittany, can't get enough of this place! Her favorites are the original 5 napkin burger and the chicken noodle matzo ball soup - who would have thought?
  • Lisa D.
    Lisa D'MekkoDecember 22, 2012
    Original 5N burger is amazing and we ordered a multi grain bun instead of a a white roll. Excellent service!!
  • Nikki K.
    Nikki KosmiderNovember 13, 2012
    Taquitos=literally a little taco
  • Matt
    MattOctober 20, 2012
    Not good. Service was average, food was dry and cold. Disappointed.
  • r t.
    r t.September 21, 2012
    Great burger & service by Bruno P. Mos def would recommend.
  • Craig A.
    Craig AdamsSeptember 5, 2012
    Get your food from Roberta! She is excellent.
  • Quin L.
    Quin La CapraAugust 9, 2012
    get anything with the 5N sauce. can't figure out what it is.. but it makes any burger better.
  • Meaghan G.
    Meaghan GAugust 3, 2012
    Leah is a great bartender. And splurge for the Tuscan fries. Hands down best burger ever!
  • Eileen C.
    Eileen ChamJuly 28, 2012
    huge portions - share dish with someone! waitresses were graciously nice when we told her that we were sharing
  • LaBruce Q.
    LaBruce QuickJuly 3, 2012
    Good food but extremely slow service
  • Liz M.
    Liz MelvinJuly 3, 2012
    Half decent burgers for outrageous prices. If you're spending this kind of money you should probably go somewhere else and get better food :/
  • Cristiane A.
    Cristiane Andretta EvansJune 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best vanilla milkshake in town
  • Mister B.
    Mister BowmanJune 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    the restrooms are the other way.
  • Iris T.
    Iris TibbittsJune 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Oh my. I'm a PITA to feed with all my food allergies, but 5 napkin gave me the red carpet treatment. Don't be afraid to talk to waitstaff about your needs.
  • Dan R.
    Dan RomeroMay 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    First-timers should check out the 5 Napkin Burger; second time around go with something more creative. Milkshakes for adventurous types.
  • Patricia G.
    Patricia GonzalezApril 14, 2012
    Onion rings and 5 napking burger the best !
  • Allyssa E.
    Allyssa EdwardsApril 13, 2012
    Substitute turkey or veggie for any burger. They are very flexible with their menu items.
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew CoolMarch 28, 2012
    pricey for what you get. My burger came w/ some house sauce, plus the burger was pretty well done for med. Tasty Burger is down the st and 1/2 the price
  • Douglas M.
    Douglas MooreMarch 20, 2012
    The bacon and cheddar burger was really good. Get the Tuscan fries! Definitely a good spin on the normal French fries.
  • Tom H.
    Tom HughesMarch 9, 2012
    Fried pickle, pastrami and kraut appetizer is great!
  • Travis W.
    Travis WarrenMarch 4, 2012
    Great burgers!
  • Dan P.
    Dan PrattFebruary 20, 2012
    THE WORST BEER GLASSES IN THE CITY.
  • Christina R.
    Christina RiceJanuary 24, 2012
    Burger was decent. Tuscan fries were ok, but not as amazing as the reviews indicate. I wouldn't go out of my way to get a burger here. The Met is way better when it comes to variety.
  • Kevin M.
    Kevin McKayJanuary 21, 2012
    This place is overrated
  • Boston.com
    Boston.comDecember 29, 2011
    It may look like an old-fashioned butcher shop, but this upscale Back Bay spot offers every modern variation on the burger you could dream up – and all between great buns. Read more
  • Jonathan C.
    Jonathan C.December 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Their namesake burger is good, but not mind blowing. I recommend their lamb kofta burger.
  • Ronda B.
    Ronda Billings MorraDecember 27, 2011
    Salted caramel milkshake is incredible.
  • Nicholas M.
    Nicholas MichaelNovember 19, 2011
    Hottest male staff ever.
  • Jay M.
    Jay McGillicuddyOctober 26, 2011
    Very accommodating for special orders.
  • Lisa A.
    Lisa ArcherOctober 25, 2011
    Sliders are $2 after 4
  • Zoe B.
    Zoe BrookesOctober 23, 2011
    Second time here, and the last. Both times waited over 45 minutes for food. Had to send back because it was cold and missing key ingredients. Service always friendly though.
  • Mark C.
    Mark CosgroveOctober 10, 2011
    Sidewalk seating on Columbus day 85 degrees. Nice!
  • Jeffrey C.
    Jeffrey CookSeptember 30, 2011
    Kebel is here
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistSeptember 21, 2011
    Try the 10oz fresh ground chuck Inside Out w/ b&b pickles & 5N sauce. Read more
  • caroline l.
    caroline lewisSeptember 18, 2011
    Not that good! Tuna burger and cheeseburger were mediocre. Four burgers is 100x better!!!!!
  • Jack C.
    Jack ChapmanAugust 31, 2011
    Best sweet potato fries, pretty good burgers.
  • Zachary B.
    These aren't your public school tater tots
  • Luis R.
    Luis RodriguezAugust 8, 2011
    The original is a bit dry and the aioli a bit overwhelming.
  • chesty b.
    chesty benAugust 2, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Milkshakes aren't on the menu... The Salted Carmel milkshake is unreal.
  • Alessandro P.
    Alessandro P.August 2, 2011
    Avg burger, nothing comparable with hell's kitchen in NY!
  • Paul S.
    Paul SchneiderJuly 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for the Taylor, a delicious tequila drink.
  • Olcay O.
    Olcay Okutan3 weeks ago
    Hamburgeri güzeldi Amerikan birasıyla 😘
  • Cicilia M.
    Cicilia MaiaMarch 31, 2013
    Comida de boa qualidade! Pedi o milanese chicken tenders ;) é enorme!
  • Rodrigo C.
    Rodrigo CasarotoJuly 31, 2012
    Excelent Burguers, highly recomended!
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