Black Iron Burger

Black Iron Burger

Burger Joint$$$$
Alphabet City, New York
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  • Damien B.
    "Try the Black And Blue Burger - Best burger ever!"(4 Tips)
    Leon S.
    "The Iron Horse Burger is fantastic"(3 Tips)
    Dave B.
    "Also cool beer selection and some top notch fries"(7 Tips)
    Thomas T.
    "The onion rings are amazing but only 10% onion."(15 Tips)
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  • Arte Y.
    Arte YescasOctober 12
    These burgers are sooo tasty, worth every penny. French fries order is good for two. Good selection of beers.
  • Alan M.
    Very good burger but not the best in NYC good for this area tho 7/10
  • DoubleDeuce
    DoubleDeuceMarch 8
    Been here 5+ times
    Hmm...If you want a greasy, heavy meal. This is the spot. A little grimy with the greasy but it works. And the menu matches the ambiance. Works for me!
  • Gluttony N.
    Gluttony NYCFebruary 14
    Definitely get the spicy mayo to dip the shoestring fries! The burgers were cooked perfectly, so juicy!
  • Monika M.
    Monika McMahonSeptember 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Sit at the bar for quick service and to watch the cooks quickly grill all the burgers. Get the burger with no bun & get extra sauce.
  • Justin L.
    Justin LevyAugust 6, 2016
    The Masterpiece!!!
  • Pati F.
    Pati FloritJuly 19, 2016
    Burguer, fries.
  • Luis S.
    Luis SanzJuly 17, 2016
    Great selection of beers on tap. Get the Black Iron or the Truffle Burger
  • Nick A.
    Nick AndlingerMay 14, 2016
    Iron horse burger + beer = happiness.
  • Marie B.
    Marie BMay 11, 2016
    We ordered the Masterpiece (amazing bacon), the chicken sandwich with oniong rings (sweet sweet onion rings) and loaded fries. This is the best burger I ever had in my life!
  • Katie C.
    Katie CongletonMay 7, 2016
    Black Iron Burger, hash brown burger, onion rings & loaded fries - all so incredibly delicious!
  • Eli S.
    Eli ShowalterMay 4, 2016
    Best damn burger in the EV. Very low key spot, but if Minca is overflowing next door I always come here. The fries with the garlic aioli is also delicious. What a 💎.
  • Alan
    AlanDecember 31, 2015
    Try their burgers, skip the iron
  • Julia M.
    Julia MontiOctober 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the best burgers I've had in the city and such a great price, friendly staff and good vibes. Perfect place to meet good friends for beers and grub. Will definitely frequent this bar.
  • Raphael L.
    Raphael LangenscheidtSeptember 18, 2015
    The 'Masterpiece' was true to its name. Onion rings are great, fries were forgettable. Great burger joint with rock'n'roll attitude. If in the mood, this place is perfect.
  • Sonia C.
    Sonia CostaSeptember 7, 2015
    Order the black iron burguer, garlic fries, onion rings and a Pitcher of Blue Point!
  • Nate B.
    Nate BeattySeptember 6, 2015
    Bartender was curt, but got the job done. Turkey burger wasn't fresh, bun was too dense, and good toppings or sauce cost extra. In the EV, there are enough other options to be picky. I'm unenthused.
  • Julius T.
    Julius TarngJuly 4, 2015
    Wow I've passed here so many times for Minca but the burger is really really good. The fried green tomatoes are insane - just a bit of the tomato juice taste
  • Jeff K.
    Jeff KJune 24, 2015
    Great burger spot!
  • Collette S.
    Collette SJune 21, 2015
    Must get a burger - any way you like. Cash only!
  • Liz H.
    Liz HernandezJune 16, 2015
    Try the masterpiece! Amazeballs!!!
  • Santi A.
    Santi AmayaJune 7, 2015
    Their turkey burger with avocado is a guilty pleasure. It's big, messy, and everything you want from comfort food. Great for delivery, the actual space is quite dingy but charming
  • Dens
    DensApril 20, 2015
    Great spot for burger in the EV but create a custom burger otherwise you'll be drowning in special sauce
  • Harsh P.
    Harsh PatelApril 3, 2015
    Veggie burger and garlic fries
  • Giovanni D.
    Giovanni D'PalmaMarch 15, 2015
    I was really impressed. This place serves one of the best burgers I've had in NYC. Will definitely be going back.
  • Puu K.
    Puu KampolratanaMarch 14, 2015
    Best onion ring I'd ever had
  • Rachel P.
    Rachel PortMarch 8, 2015
    The Little Italy burger is my favorite burger in the city.
  • Fec F.
    Fec FecowiczFebruary 17, 2015
    Don't know why this place has such a mediocre rating on Yelp, but this place has super tasty burgers. Also, great selection of beers on tap. I'll be back
  • doug j.
    doug jaegerFebruary 10, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    It's like hanging out in a burger sauna. So tasty, never fails.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CottrellJanuary 19, 2015
    Black Iron Burger, Classic Burger with Bacon & Bleu Cheese
  • Monica Z.
    Monica ZarateJanuary 19, 2015
    The Black Iron Burger is FLAWLESS. The classic with bacon and blue cheese. Wow. Best burgers in the neighborhood!
  • Harry R.
    Harry RaymondDecember 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Wasabi burger, fried green tomatoes and onion rings.
  • Zaza G.
    Zaza GilsonNovember 17, 2014
    Best burger I've ever had. Best onion rings I've ever had.
  • Bin Y.
    Bin YangNovember 15, 2014
    The masterpiece is the way to go. Grab some friends and sit in the back booth; you'll get a free pitcher if you all get them burgers
  • Filip S.
    Filip SlováčekNovember 2, 2014
    Best in NY
  • Filip S.
    Filip SlováčekNovember 2, 2014
    Wasabi burger ftw!!!
  • Ranu R.
    Ranu RajkarnikarOctober 23, 2014
    Can't go wrong but the patty melt is pretty darn good. Make sure you get a side of aioli fries, solid base for a night of drinking.
  • Ben F.
    Ben FishnerAugust 29, 2014
    Fantastic onion rings. The buffalo wings are unconventional but great (battered, with the buffalo sauce on the side).
  • Christopher F.
    Christopher FredaAugust 7, 2014
    The Black Iron is one if the best burgers I've ever had!
  • Brian D.
    Brian DeVitoAugust 7, 2014
    Take a step out of NYC to this cheap spot. You'll leave smelling like a grill pit, but #priorities.
  • Brigette K.
    Brigette K.August 6, 2014
    Cool little place, and the burgers were so good! Share fries with another person. Very dark inside. Good beer selection
  • Ashlee H.
    Ashlee HonAugust 6, 2014
    Loaded fries are a must order!
  • Hunter O.
    Hunter OrahoodJuly 25, 2014
    This is a place you will be coming back to over and over again if you live in the neighborhood!
  • Steven Y.
    Steven YJuly 7, 2014
    The Black Iron burger is awesome at this gem in Alphabet City
  • Mer R.
    Mer RicoMay 15, 2014
    Best burguer in Manhattan!! Amazing meat and sauces
  • amsher 1.
    amsher 1102February 1, 2014
    lets go to...?
  • Jeff C.
    Jeff ClarkeFebruary 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Beer and wine only.
  • Jason S.
    Jason SpakJanuary 25, 2014
    Antonio is not only a fantastic server he has immaculate taste in 80's standards and 90's R&B. Oh and they are still slinging tasty burgers after all these years.
  • Paul Travis K.
    Paul Travis KleinJanuary 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Order online and use the code BIB10 for 10% off every order. Super brilliant.
  • Carey (The ACE) H.
    Carey (The ACE) HolnessNovember 12, 2013
    Great burgers and sides. If you can't decide between fries or onion rings, get both for just a dollar more!
  • Paul Travis K.
    Paul Travis KleinOctober 21, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Sit at the bar! Service is generally iffy, which is a shame, because everything on the menu is spectacular. Go for the horseradish cheddar. You will not regret it.
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CerdaAugust 13, 2013
    Avoid the turkey burger. Healthy white meat, but void of flavor.
  • Nav S.
    Nav SinghAugust 2, 2013
    Turkey burger is just as delish
  • @MstrBrown
    @MstrBrownJuly 28, 2013
    Worth a visit. More than once.
  • Michael M.
    Michael MuseJuly 26, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The "Black and Blue" is my favorite burger in NY. Blackened with bleu cheese.
  • Robby W.
    Robby WagnerJuly 14, 2013
    Great burgers. One of the best in the hood. Juicy and succulent!
  • Miguel C.
    Miguel CohnenJuly 8, 2013
    Awesome burgers+beer
  • Eric S.
    Eric SchulmanJuly 7, 2013
    Really good turkey burgers, bring napkins!
  • Dominick C.
    Anyplace that plays Lennon's "Crippled Inside" is cool with me!
  • Spencer F.
    Spencer FryJune 28, 2013
    Get the onion rings.
  • Julie D.
    Julie DasteJune 16, 2013
    Awesome burgers. Lame ass fries no matter what kind you get.
  • Hal K.
    Hal KirklandJune 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring strong teeth.
  • Guillermo N.
    Guillermo NagoreJune 1, 2013
    great food for the price. New management is taking this to a new level.
  • Nicholas S.
    Nicholas SchmidtMay 4, 2013
    A 16oz pint of craft beer for $6 or an entire 60oz pitcher for $18!
  • Kimberly B.
    Kimberly BellaApril 29, 2013
    Yuca fries and guacamole - magnificent!
  • Haggle T.
    Haggle TestMarch 5, 2013
    positive tip @black iron
  • Donna N.
    Donna NixFebruary 16, 2013
    Try the spicy sauces! The whole staff is extremely friendly and fun!;)
  • Mikael P.
    Mikael PorsFebruary 5, 2013
    Eat it with a beer. Awesomeness.
  • Thomas T.
    Thomas TaylorFebruary 2, 2013
    The onion rings are amazing but only 10% onion. If you don't suffer cardiac arrest, you can look forward to trying them once more!
  • Jessica Imbert
    Jessica ImbertJanuary 16, 2013
    Good burgers. Interesting seating. Be prepared to leave your handbag or belongings on the floor.. Tasty beer
  • Mamta K.
    Mamta KajiOctober 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Falafel burger's delicious! Super nice waitress too.
  • Melis H.
    Melis HeerensOctober 20, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing onion rings! Do you really need anything more?
  • Leon S.
    Leon SmithOctober 17, 2012
    The Iron Horse Burger is fantastic
  • Cesar R.
    Cesar R.September 30, 2012
    Good beer and burgers. Add bacon (obvi) and get the loaded fries.
  • Derek S.
    Derek SmithSeptember 13, 2012
    Gotta have patience as waiting times are 20-25 minutes.....for a small place
  • Damien B.
    Damien Basile 😈May 12, 2012
    Try the Black And Blue Burger - Best burger ever! Add garlic mayo.
  • KaHee
    KaHeeMay 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Down to get down with the new chipotle burger
  • Brittany A.
    Brittany AApril 28, 2012
    The Black and Blue Burger is amazing (I added bacon) but skip the Black Iron "house" beer: It's just PBR with a made-up label on the tap. Don't be fooled!
  • Nathan
    NathanMarch 2, 2012
    Good burgers but I don't get why you have to eat at an unbalanced table with your arms tied behind your back trying to tilt the sandwich into your mouth like you were playing Hungry Hungry Hippos.
  • Jeff C.
    Jeff ClarkeFebruary 3, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Black and Bleu is a good azz burger!
  • Maximo S.
    Maximo Sanchez GranelJanuary 23, 2012
    The falaffel burguer makes it all worth it
  • Katie C.
    Katie CorrellJanuary 17, 2012
    They didn't have the falafel burger or any of the first 3 beers I ordered. Service was great, but food was terrible. Not going back.
  • Anais Y.
    Anais YimJanuary 1, 2012
    BLACK & BLUE BURGER w/ fries and a beer hits the spot.
  • Craig B.
    Craig BDecember 14, 2011
    Yummy black & blue burger. Hint: get bacon!
  • East Village Eats
    East Village EatsNovember 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Black & Blue burger. Really damn good.
  • Michael G.
    Michael GrelaNovember 12, 2011
    Love a good vegetarian at a burger place
  • Jeremy H.
    Jeremy HarrisNovember 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Southwest burger rules!
  • Drizzy Drea
    Drizzy DreaOctober 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Patty melt was yum yum heaven. One of the best burgers ive had
  • Yasmin R.
    Yasmin RodriguezOctober 15, 2011
    Order a black and white shake. Delicious!
  • Dan C.
    Dan COctober 14, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Greasy. Greasy. Greasy.
  • Santos J. A.
    Santos J. ArceSeptember 29, 2011
    Hey. They accept cards now.
  • Duane M.
    Duane MSeptember 26, 2011
    They finally take credit cards here! FTW!!
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistSeptember 21, 2011
    Try the double patty/horseradish/cheddar/onions meatstrosity called the Iron Horse -- but don't make a habit of it, or you'll never be able to shake your caboose. Read more
  • Ryan Z.
    Ryan ZolaSeptember 20, 2011
    Iron Horse: Double Burger w/ Horseradish Cheddar and Grilled Onions
  • Tiffany V.
    Tiffany ValloAugust 22, 2011
    You definitely want to avoid here if you plan to go out after; it's like a grease storm inside. But the burger...wow! Indulge yourself and get the horseradish cheddar-you deserve it, really.
  • Frank P.
    Frank PellegrinoAugust 4, 2011
    Best burger in nyc that ive had so far. Friendly staff despite quick turnover
  • Sam H.
    Sam HJuly 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Cool aesthetic, great burgers, terrific onion rings, friendly staff, open late ... truly no reason to not give it a try.
  • sarah v.
    sarah vergaraMay 31, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    black and blue burger. wedge salad (more blue cheese!), veg (green bean) fries. beer. and milkshake. can't go wrong. Read more
  • Henry
    HenryMay 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing burgers and great beer selection!
  • nani e.
    nani escosteguyApril 24, 2011
    Black and blue burger
  • Ane A.
    Ane A.April 24, 2011
    Everything is great and the bartender Jennifer is amazing.
  • Tim J.
    Tim JulienFebruary 16, 2011
    iron horse and pickled tomatos and 6 points apollo
  • Syringa E.
    Syringa EdgarDecember 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    No matter how full you are after your burger, get a chocolate shake. Then go enjoy your food coma.
  • Camilla C.
    Camilla COctober 18, 2010
    One of the best burgers I've had in town. Great sides too (veggie fries and onion rings). I'm def coming back.
  • jay v.
    jay v.September 13, 2010
    Burger is insanely juicy, and you must order the veggie fries.
  • Dave B.
    Dave BoudreauSeptember 5, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Seriously one of the best burgers I had in a while (I got the black annd blue with bacon, medium rare). Also cool beer selection and some top notch fries
  • Dana D.
    Dana DAugust 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great burgers. Make sure to get a pint of their own beer to wash it down.
  • Ray Y.
    Ray YJuly 20, 2010
    The place is a bit on the small size so I wouldn't bring a big party here during peak hours. You will smell like burgers afterwards. :)
  • Mark F.
    Mark FrizzellJune 23, 2010
    Try the black and blue, great burger!
  • Ana A.
    Ana AndjelicJune 12, 2010
    Give it some time for a burger aroma to penetrate your clothes. Appealing.
  • Brian M.
    Brian MorrisseyJune 12, 2010
    Leave smelling like greasy meat. This is a positive.
  • Trisha V.
    One of the best burgers ever!!!
  • Ana A.
    Ana AndjelicApril 3, 2010
    Eat here. Get the Iron Horse burger.
  • Jiayi H.
    Jiayi HuangFebruary 27, 2010
    Soo yummy
  • RDW
    RDWJanuary 9, 2010
    good beer selection, great burgers, had the black & blue, excellent, others had patty melt, classic burger, blackjack, plus pickled tomatoes, onion rings, fried haricot verts, bacon looked great Read more
  • Hanna 
    Hanna January 3, 2010
    Awesome burgers. Remember cash only! Credit card, fail!
  • stephiedoo
    stephiedooJanuary 2, 2010
    Skip the small portion of fries and try the other sides. Not in the mood for burgers? Patty melt!
  • Ken B.
    Ken BergerOctober 20, 2009
    Amazing burgers here!
  • hatti l.
    hatti limAugust 28, 2009
    Friday ITP lovefest weekly. and by love I mean dork. spread the love (dork)
  • nathan a.
    nathan archambaultJuly 27, 2009
    they've actually got a great turekey burger if you've had too many of their delicious beef variety.
  • J G.
    J GinzerJuly 12, 2009
    try the veggie fries
  • Mark B.
    Mark BJune 5, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    fried pickled tomatoes!
  • Ken B.
    Ken BergerApril 28, 2009
    Unbelievably tasty burger on a newly renovated street in Alphabet City.
  • dorothy
    dorothyApril 12, 2009
    eat burgers!
  • heather d.
    heather doughertyMarch 13, 2009
    Order the veg fries - don't be scared, they are delicious fried string beans served with homemade mustard. The fried green tomatoes will also make you very happy. Burgers too!
  • Chris F.
    Chris FaileMarch 8, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Enjoying a burger from the Black Iron Burger Shop, even though I shouldn't-- it's the best in the East Village
  • Luis S.
    Luis ShimabukuroDecember 30, 2014
    Comer um tradicional cheese burger americano excelente!!!
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