Korzo Haus

(Now Closed)
Burger Joint · Alphabet City
178 E 7th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY 10009, United States
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Dinner
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    gabi p.
    "The deep fried burger is not as scary in real life as it is on..."(2 Tips)
    Jaro G.
    "original Korzo Burger with well done bacon"(2 Tips)
    Michelle C.
    "allgauer emmentaller cheese"(2 Tips)
    "original burger + fries"(4 Tips)
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  • comfort food
  • dumplings
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  • Hannah S.

    Klassik halusky 👍

    Hannah Straus · October 21, 2014
  • Patrick H.

    Great place. Small but you will get a great meal. Don't forget the halusky fries

    Patrick Hayes · October 6, 2014
  • Jasmine H.

    deep fried flatbread burgers, try the beet sauce.

    Jasmine Hsu · October 5, 2014
  • Gonzalo M.

    Slav, it's just amazing

    Gonzalo Mendez · September 16, 2014
  • Bin Y.

    Get the original, fried please.

    Bin Yang · August 19, 2014
  • ben m.

    One of the more unusual burgers I have ever had, but in no way is it just a gimmick. The fried bread keeps all the ingredients in and it is fantastic.

    ben m · August 19, 2014
  • Village Voice

    Korzo Haus is a burger place, but there is a twist: Burgers can be wrapped and fried inside of their bun. Read more

    Village Voice · August 15, 2014
  • Vic C.

    Best burger in east villagr

    Vic C. · August 11, 2014
  • Clement C.

    I have yet to taste burgers better than the ones at Korzo Haus: fried Hungarian burgers at its best. Still my favourite burger joint in NYC if not the world. Unfortunately it's cash only.

    Clement Chan · August 7, 2014
  • Kendall M.

    Undoubtedly the best burger in the entire world: just get the original medium rare

    Kendall Meyer · May 26, 2014
  • Gunnar A.

    Quality burgers. Really, it's hard to find anything wrong with deep frying a patty in the bun. The house beer is delicious too.

    Gunnar Aasen · March 8, 2014
  • Serious Eats

    Comfort food like goulash and fried burgers to go along with plenty of beer.

    Serious Eats · February 25, 2014
  • Ryan G.

    deep fried burger

    Ryan Gisriel · December 27, 2013
  • Michael J.

    The Burgers are awesome!!!

    Michael Jaccarino · December 24, 2013
  • Glenn G.

    The burgers, it's obviously about the burgers, it's only about the burgers. The original or Otto, med rare and fried, with the sweet potato fries and house ale. Can't go wrong.

    Glenn Gentzke · November 14, 2013
  • Matt S.

    Hidden gem. The ketchup is made from beets. Beet-chup?

    Matt Szenics · November 3, 2013
  • Robert I.

    Great burger deep fried in its own bun.

    Robert Inga · September 22, 2013
  • Jon Y.

    Original Burger

    Jon Yuson · September 11, 2013
  • Nik N.

    JUST DO IT... Original Korzo Burger (bacon well done) + Halusky Fries + Organic Draft

    Nik Nadolski · August 15, 2013
  • Bill G.

    Well worth the trip for one of the most distinctive burgers in town.

    Bill Gilroy · August 12, 2013
  • mikeithdavis

    Get the Sweet Potato fries. Do it.

    mikeithdavis · August 5, 2013
  • Nam L.

    Awesome burger. The spaetzle is great. Don't be discouraged by the location.

    Nam Le · July 28, 2013
  • Thrillist

    The glorious patty is wrapped not in a bun but "a fine bread made according to an old Slovak family recipe", and then effing deep fried. It's also got applewood-smoked bacon, and Emmental cheese. Read more

    Thrillist · July 22, 2013
  • Jaro G.

    Wow what a great little spot! Get the organic ale & dumplings to start. BUT, the original Korzo Burger with well done bacon, w/ both their ketchup and Hungarian hot sauce is to die for.

    Jaro G4 · July 6, 2013
  • Brandi F.

    Obviously the burgers are the greatest in lower manhattan (fried!) but if you're in need of a spicy hearty winter treat their goulash isn't to be missed. Filling with the right burn and leftovers!!

    Brandi Frenchfry · June 3, 2013
  • Juyeon L.

    Good low-key joint - very small. Get the Original burger: Meat itself is bland, but fresh. Condiments, fried bun, and sides are what make it so tasty. Aioli mayo is amazing - I don't even like mayo.

    Juyeon Lee · April 1, 2013
  • Chris D.

    I already know this is a stupid thing to like when there's a fried burger on my plate, but I'll be goddamned if I didn't actually enjoy that slaw instead of tolerate it.

    Chris Dignes · March 7, 2013
  • Ellis H.

    Perhaps the best burger I've had in my life. Pastry dough wraps an ideal ratio of beef, bacon, and cheese. Comes with mayo, pickled cabbage, apple slices. Beet and homemade ketchup on side. Perfect.

    Ellis Hamburger · February 11, 2013
  • Katherine R.

    Ugh, I didn't notice the C rating, which was partially hidden by a decorative shutter door, until I left. Yuck. My Original burger was pretty bland. Service was friendly but slow...

    Katherine Reth · January 3, 2013
  • Erika K.

    Eat these burgers.

    Erika Kaz · October 20, 2012
  • Vincent

    Try the "halusky" fries! Very good type of fries.

    Vincent · June 17, 2012
  • Alexandre T.

    Bernard Pivo: nice beer pitcher

    Alexandre Torti · May 19, 2012
  • Michelle C.

    Try the original Korzo burger...fried bread filled with fresh ground beef patty, apple smoked bacon, allgauer emmentaller cheese, mustard, and dill pickle.

    Michelle C. · May 6, 2012
  • Tim I.

    Korzo burger is the bomb.

    Tim Ireland · April 26, 2012
  • foodforfel

    The veggie burgers here are surprisingly satisfying and hearty. If you're not vegetarian, add bacon to it for some extra meatiness ;)

    foodforfel · April 21, 2012
  • Patricia T.

    Try the Philly Cheesesteak

    Patricia Tirona · March 11, 2012
  • Linz S.

    You haven't lived until you've housed a plate of halusky w/ bryndza-Slovak feta & a pint of Korzo organic ale.

    Linz Shelton · March 5, 2012
  • BestOf

    Voted Best Burger in New York in 2011 Read more

    BestOf · December 28, 2011
  • gabi p.

    The deep fried burger is not as scary in real life as it is on paper. The fryer is the right temperature so it's not a grease bomb. Basically a good burger wrapped in a savory donut.

    gabi porter · November 15, 2011
  • Village Voice

    Winner of Best Burger in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Deep-frying a burger? Yes, please.

    Village Voice · November 14, 2011
  • Maria C.

    Czechoslovakian immigrants opened Korzo Haus. #Immigrant-owned

    Maria Cruz Lee · November 1, 2011
  • Jeremy B.

    Best hamburgers and best hostess. Make sure to get the halusky mac and cheese thingy!

    Jeremy Burns · September 11, 2011
  • Eric C.

    Get the Slav with a side of spicy mayo and a fire island ipa and talk to steven.

    Eric Cancil · August 24, 2011
  • Mike B.

    You'd be hard-pressed to find a better burger in Manhattan.

    Mike Byhoff · August 14, 2011
  • Laura

    Order the original burger + fries and an organic beer, then sit at the bar and talk to the kitchen staff.

    Laura · August 10, 2011
  • Serena T.

    wow, amazing burgers and fantastic organic beer Read more

    Serena T · August 8, 2011
  • Jenna O.

    love the otto, all the burgers wrapped in hungarian fried bread (like a burger inside a donut, but not at all greasy). amazing staff. cash only.

    Jenna Odett · August 4, 2011
  • tobias b.

    Burgers are awesome! Potato salad is addictive!

    tobias brusegard · July 25, 2011
  • tim w.

    Don't even bother looking... When ordering, just ask for whatever the cook wants to make..... Never done me wrong

    tim wyand · June 3, 2011
  • Su L.

    That's our nutella!!

    Su Lee · May 14, 2011

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