Black Iron Burger

Black Iron Burger

Burger Joint · Alphabet City
540 E 5th St (Btwn Ave A & Ave B), New York, NY 10009, United States
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:00 PM–11:30 PM
  • Fri
    • 5:00 PM–Midnight
  • Sat
    • Noon–Midnight
  • Sun
    • Noon–10:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Beer, Wine, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Nestled in Manhattan's East Village, Black Iron Burger offers delicious, all natural hamburgers. Come try our specialty burgers, malted shakes and craft beers.


Based on 232 votes

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    Damien B.
    "Try the Black And Blue Burger - Best burger ever!"(4 Tips)
    Dave B.
    "Also cool beer selection and some top notch fries"(5 Tips)
    Camilla C.
    "Great sides too (veggie fries and onion rings)."(13 Tips)
    Leon S.
    "The Iron Horse Burger is fantastic"(2 Tips)
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  • burgers
  • onion rings
  • french fries
  • blue cheese burger
  • casual
  • authentic
  • good for a late night
  • lively
  • good for a quick meal
  • fried green tomatoes
  • beer
  • great value
  • milkshakes
  • cozy
  • good service
  • bacon
  • pickles
  • patty melt
  • homemade food
  • horseradish
  • Raphael L.

    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.

    Raphael Langenscheidt · 3 weeks ago
  • Sonia C.

    Order the black iron burguer, garlic fries, onion rings and a Pitcher of Blue Point!

    Sonia Costa · September 7
  • Nate B.

    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.

    Nate Beatty · September 6
  • Julius T.

    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

    Julius Tarng · July 4
  • Jeff K.

    Great burger spot!

    Jeff K · June 24
  • Collette S.

    Must get a burger - any way you like. Cash only!

    Collette S · June 21
  • Liz H.

    Try the masterpiece! Amazeballs!!!

    Liz Hernandez · June 16
  • Santi A.

    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

    Santi Amaya · June 7
  • Dens

    Great spot for burger in the EV but create a custom burger otherwise you'll be drowning in special sauce

    Dens · April 20
  • Harsh P.

    Veggie burger and garlic fries

    Harsh Patel · April 3
  • Giovanni D.

    I was really impressed. This place serves one of the best burgers I've had in NYC. Will definitely be going back.

    Giovanni D'Palma · March 15
  • Puu K.

    Best onion ring I'd ever had

    Puu Kampolratana · March 14
  • Rachel P.

    The Little Italy burger is my favorite burger in the city.

    Rachel Port · March 8
  • Jack F.

    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

    Jack Fecowicz · February 17
  • doug j.

    It's like hanging out in a burger sauna. So tasty, never fails.

    doug jaeger · February 10
  • Michael C.

    Black Iron Burger, Classic Burger with Bacon & Bleu Cheese

    Michael Cottrell · January 19
  • Monica Z.

    The Black Iron Burger is FLAWLESS. The classic with bacon and blue cheese. Wow. Best burgers in the neighborhood!

    Monica Zarate · January 19
  • Luis S.

    Comer um tradicional cheese burger americano excelente!!!

    Luis Shimabukuro · December 30, 2014
  • Harry R.

    Wasabi burger, fried green tomatoes and onion rings.

    Harry Raymond · December 8, 2014
  • Zaza G.

    Best burger I've ever had. Best onion rings I've ever had.

    Zaza Gilson · November 17, 2014
  • Bin Y.

    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

    Bin Yang · November 15, 2014
  • Filip S.

    Best in NY

    Filip Slováček · November 2, 2014
  • Filip S.

    Wasabi burger ftw!!!

    Filip Slováček · November 2, 2014
  • Ranu R.

    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.

    Ranu Rajkarnikar · October 23, 2014
  • Ben F.

    Fantastic onion rings. The buffalo wings are unconventional but great (battered, with the buffalo sauce on the side).

    Ben Fishner · August 29, 2014
  • Christopher F.

    The Black Iron is one if the best burgers I've ever had!

    Christopher Freda · August 7, 2014
  • Brian D.

    Take a step out of NYC to this cheap spot. You'll leave smelling like a grill pit, but #priorities.

    Brian DeVito · August 7, 2014
  • Brigette K.

    Cool little place, and the burgers were so good! Share fries with another person. Very dark inside. Good beer selection

    Brigette K. · August 6, 2014
  • Ashlee H.

    Loaded fries are a must order!

    Ashlee Hon · August 6, 2014
  • Hunter O.

    This is a place you will be coming back to over and over again if you live in the neighborhood!

    Hunter Orahood · July 25, 2014
  • Steven Y.

    The Black Iron burger is awesome at this gem in Alphabet City

    Steven Y · July 7, 2014
  • Mer R.

    Best burguer in Manhattan!! Amazing meat and sauces

    Mer Rico · May 15, 2014
  • amsher 1.

    lets go to...?

    amsher 1102 · February 1, 2014
  • Jeff C.

    Beer and wine only.

    Jeff Clarke · February 1, 2014
  • Jason S.

    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.

    Jason Spak · January 25, 2014
  • Paul Travis K.

    Order online and use the code BIB10 for 10% off every order. Super brilliant.

    Paul Travis Klein · January 21, 2014
  • Carey (The ACE) H.

    Great burgers and sides. If you can't decide between fries or onion rings, get both for just a dollar more!

    Carey (The ACE) Holness · November 12, 2013
  • Paul Travis K.

    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.

    Paul Travis Klein · October 21, 2013
  • Andrew C.

    Avoid the turkey burger. Healthy white meat, but void of flavor.

    Andrew Cerda · August 13, 2013
  • Nav S.

    Turkey burger is just as delish

    Nav Singh · August 2, 2013
  • @MstrBrown

    Worth a visit. More than once.

    @MstrBrown · July 28, 2013
  • Michael M.

    The "Black and Blue" is my favorite burger in NY. Blackened with bleu cheese.

    Michael Muse · July 26, 2013
  • Robby W.

    Great burgers. One of the best in the hood. Juicy and succulent!

    Robby Wagner · July 14, 2013
  • Miguel C.

    Awesome burgers+beer

    Miguel Cohnen · July 8, 2013
  • Eric S.

    Really good turkey burgers, bring napkins!

    Eric Schulman · July 7, 2013
  • Dominick C.

    Anyplace that plays Lennon's "Crippled Inside" is cool with me!

    Dominick Catena-Sommella · June 28, 2013
  • Spencer F.

    Get the onion rings.

    Spencer Fry · June 28, 2013
  • Julie D.

    Awesome burgers. Lame ass fries no matter what kind you get.

    Julie Daste · June 16, 2013
  • Hal K.

    Bring strong teeth.

    Hal Kirkland · June 11, 2013
  • Guillermo N.

    great food for the price. New management is taking this to a new level.

    Guillermo Nagore · June 1, 2013

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