Korzo Haus

(Now Closed)
Burger Joint$$$$
Alphabet City, New York
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dens
    Both the beers are great (organic one is better). The sausages were just okay and the noodle-thing is basically mac & cheese. Worth coming back for a round 2 me thinks tho. ps: No wine.
    Dens · October 8, 2010
  • Tim V.
    At Happy Hour M-Th 5-7pm for $10 get a pint of the very very good house draft plus the outrageous signature deep-fried burger. Bonus: Super nice staff, cozy space.
    Tim Vetter · March 29, 2011
  • 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
  • Angela T.
    Had the Wunderwurst Platter...delicious platter with bratwurst, hungarian sausage and kielbasa. :) Also the blue cheese stuffed prunes wrapped in bacon were mind blowing.
    Angela Truesdale · October 23, 2010
  • Andrew G.
    Bacon wrapped figs are better here than at Kafana on Ave C. The fried bread is tasty and cheap. The dumplings have a great sweet and sour sauce.
    Andrew Greene · October 27, 2010
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Emiliano V.
    One of the best burgers I ate in NY. It's closed now so you have to go to the one in Brooklyn. Quality is the same.
    Emiliano Viscarra · December 28, 2015
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Patrick H.
    Great place. Small but you will get a great meal. Don't forget the halusky fries
    Patrick Hayes · October 6, 2014
  • Superjonbot
    Good burgers and great staff! Forgot the 3 things I ordered because I was drunk, but they were yummy!
    Superjonbot · March 30, 2011
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jeremy B.
    Best hamburgers and best hostess. Make sure to get the halusky mac and cheese thingy!
    Jeremy Burns · September 11, 2011
  • Nam L.
    Awesome burger. The spaetzle is great. Don't be discouraged by the location.
    Nam Le · July 28, 2013
  • Kendall M.
    Undoubtedly the best burger in the entire world: just get the original medium rare
    Kendall Meyer · May 26, 2014
  • Nik N.
    JUST DO IT... Original Korzo Burger (bacon well done) + Halusky Fries + Organic Draft
    Nik Nadolski · August 15, 2013
  • 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
  • Serious Eats
    Comfort food like goulash and fried burgers to go along with plenty of beer.
    Serious Eats · February 25, 2014
  • Vincent
    Try the "halusky" fries! Very good type of fries.
    Vincent · June 17, 2012
  • Jasmine H.
    deep fried flatbread burgers, try the beet sauce.
    Jasmine Hsu · October 5, 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • tobias b.
    Burgers are awesome! Potato salad is addictive!
    tobias brusegard · July 25, 2011
  • Mike C.
    Get the Korzo Burger. Deep fried dough around your 100% grass fed beef.
    Mike Ciliento · September 4, 2010
  • Bill G.
    Well worth the trip for one of the most distinctive burgers in town.
    Bill Gilroy · August 12, 2013
  • Melanie L.
    HOLY cow. all puns intended. quite possibly the best burger I've ever had.
    Melanie Leonard · December 20, 2010
  • mikeithdavis
    Get the Sweet Potato fries. Do it.
    mikeithdavis · August 5, 2013
  • Ethan M.
    This place rules, best winter comfort food ever! Eat here now!
    Ethan Morgan · November 16, 2010
  • Serena T.
    wow, amazing burgers and fantastic organic beer Read more
    Serena T · August 8, 2011
  • Foodspotting
    Try the Deep Fried Cheeseburger
    Foodspotting · November 20, 2010
  • Bin Y.
    Get the original, fried please.
    Bin Yang · August 19, 2014
  • Michael J.
    The Burgers are awesome!!!
    Michael Jaccarino · December 24, 2013
  • Su L.
    Fresh nutella donut. Le sigh.
    Su Lee · May 14, 2011
  • Amie N.
    Great stumptown coffee.
    Amie Nguyen · February 26, 2011
  • Alexandre T.
    Bernard Pivo: nice beer pitcher
    Alexandre Torti · May 19, 2012
  • Gonzalo M.
    Slav, it's just amazing
    Gonzalo Mendez · September 16, 2014
  • Patricia T.
    Try the Philly Cheesesteak
    Patricia Tirona · March 11, 2012
  • Foodspotting
    Try the Korzo Burger
    Foodspotting · December 5, 2010
  • BestOf
    Voted Best Burger in New York in 2011 Read more
    BestOf · December 28, 2011
  • Vic C.
    Best burger in east villagr
    Vic C. · August 11, 2014
  • Tim I.
    Korzo burger is the bomb.
    Tim Ireland · April 26, 2012
  • Maria C.
    Czechoslovakian immigrants opened Korzo Haus. #Immigrant-owned
    Maria Cruz Lee · November 1, 2011
  • Ryan G.
    deep fried burger
    Ryan Gisriel · December 27, 2013
  • Jon Y.
    Original Burger
    Jon Yuson · September 11, 2013
  • Su L.
    That's our nutella!!
    Su Lee · May 14, 2011
  • Hannah S.
    Klassik halusky 👍
    Hannah Straus · October 21, 2014
  • Erika K.
    Eat these burgers.
    Erika Kaz · October 20, 2012
  • Leo S.
    Deep fried burgers - круче секса. Чесночный соус, охуенные хрустящие галушки, оргазмические свекольный кетчуп и острый соус собственного приготовления. И очень классное пиво! 10/10
    Leo Skvirskiy · February 16, 2014
  • Andreas K.
    Super leckere Burger!Ich bin sehr zufrieden und die Preise sind absolut passend!Gehe hier immer wieder sehr gerne hin!
    Andreas Koch · March 24, 2014
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