Shake Shack

11 Madison Ave (at E 23rd St), New York, NY 10010
Open until 11:00pm (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–11:00 PM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:

Shake Shack is a modern day "roadside" burger stand serving the most delicious burgers, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more!


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  • "The Double Shack Burger is GREAT... Impossible to beat for price..." (13 tips)
  • "... or go home - get the Shack Stack!" (35 tips)
  • "The B line is great for if you just want some ice..." (15 tips)
  • Time Out New York

    Not to be missed: French fries dipped in salted caramel, a.k.a. the stuff stoner dreams are made of.

    Time Out New York · September 13, 2010
  • Travel Channel

    “Hard to beat for price and quality.” – Anthony Bourdain

    Travel Channel · November 15, 2011
  • Village Voice

    The Shake Shack cheeseburger is a classic of Americana in the heart of NYC-a compact patty of juicy, medium-cooked meat plied w. lettuce, tomato, onion, & pickle, slotted neatly into a squishy bun

    Village Voice · September 15, 2010
  • Graphicly

    A great place to grab a burger and sit and read a comic book!

    Graphicly · September 19, 2010
  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: View of the Flatiron Building from Madison Square Park circa 1923. Click more info to view photo. Read more

    The New York Daily News · October 21, 2010
  • Lucky Magazine

    Grab a super tasty burger and frozen custard at the original Shake Shack in Madison Square Park.

    Lucky Magazine · December 1, 2011
  • naveen

    the 'shroom burger is the best thing here: bite into it and drown in cheese. wash it down with a lemonade

    naveen · September 16, 2009
  • The Corcoran Group

    When standing on the Shake Shack line at Madison Green, you can see a number of the lifesize cast iron sculptures of artist Anthony Gormley’s body standing on buildings surrounding the park. Look up!

    The Corcoran Group · April 21, 2010
  • Metromix

    Everything good is worth waiting at this Madison Square Park stand. New Yorkers wait in line for more than 45 minutes for backyard BBQ burgers with fluffy potato buns and crinkle fries. Read more

    Metromix · July 12, 2010
  • Foodspotting

    Try the Shack Burger and spot it on Foodspotting!

    Foodspotting · November 12, 2010
  • NYC Parks

    You can try to cut down your wait time by avoiding peak lunch hours on a nice day, or you can embrace the communal line experience . Definitely order a Concrete with your burger.

    NYC Parks · April 8, 2010
  • Justin J.

    Go to Shake Shack and order a Shack burger with fries. The shakes are okay too.

    Justin J. · March 19, 2009
  • Real Cheap Eats

    "Danny Meyer’s nod to fast food serves up, pound for pound, some of the best burgers in Manhattan" ($3.50-7.00). Read more

    Real Cheap Eats · November 12, 2011
  • Cheapism

    Home of NYC's most popular cheap burger. Get a Shack Burger single ($4.25) or double ($7.25) & fries ($2.75). Wait on line – it’s worth it! Read more

    Cheapism · February 25, 2011
  • 30 Minutes Or Less

    Long lines suck, but wait it out cuz these burgers and shakes are dope. And you’ve got nothing better to do. #DontBlowIt

    30 Minutes Or Less · July 1, 2011
  • Matthew B.

    Go here at odd eating hours or in bad weather. Otherwise, you'll be in a very long line for the best burger in the world.

    Matthew B. · March 6, 2009
  • Benjamin P.

    Enjoying waiting in long lines with other tech folks, all checking in on Foursquare. This is your spot.

    Benjamin P. · August 16, 2011
  • Louis Vuitton

    Come here for the favorite burger of one Louis Vuitton Friend of the House! She says its best to go in the early evening. Find out who at the LV Amble site. Read more

    Louis Vuitton · August 9, 2011
  • kate spade new york

    one of our favorite burger spots in the city, get there early to avoid a long wait.

    kate spade new york · October 12, 2010
  • naveen

    eat a giant "double shack" burger (and fries). you'll fall asleep just in time for that late afternoon status meeting

    naveen · January 26, 2009
  • Robert R.

    ...check out the Shack Cam (Save Time - Check the Line...) at Read more

    Robert R. · May 21, 2010
  • Jared K.

    Go to Shake Shack and have a burger and a shake and see what all the fuss is about.

    Jared K. · March 26, 2009
  • Shit Girls Say

    Can I steal one of your fries.

    Shit Girls Say · September 17, 2012
  • Adam K.

    The line is too long. But if you fart, people will leave and you can get a hamburger sandwich much faster.

    Adam K. · March 28, 2010
  • Gansevoort Hotel Group

    Try the double stack!

    Gansevoort Hotel Group · October 14, 2010
  • BurgerConquest D.

    Get a double Shack and do NOT skip out on the cheese fries.

    BurgerConquest D. · April 5, 2010
  • Dan D.

    Stand in line on a day with great weather. It makes the burgers that much better.

    Dan D. · June 23, 2009
  • Gansevoort Hotel Group

    Can't go wrong with the Shack Stack and some fries!

    Gansevoort Hotel Group · October 19, 2011
  • Drew L.

    Get the Portabella burger! Its surrounded with cheese and deep fried.

    Drew L. · March 16, 2009
  • Mashable

    Shack stack and a chocolate peanut butter shake, please.

    Mashable · June 18, 2012

    So what if you have to wait through most of lunch hour? The burgers make it worthwhile. Plus, the opening of the additional branches around the city has eased the lines a bit at this spot. Read more · February 12, 2012
  • Christopher A.

    Double Stack, cheese fries & a beer, baby. Nothing beats it! Best burger in New York City.

    Christopher A. · November 23, 2009
  • Food Network

    Claire Robinson revisits a classic, a golden, crispy Corn Dog, at Shake Shack in New York, NY, on Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate. Find more tips at Food Network Local. Read more

    Food Network · August 15, 2011
  • Fred W.

    when you are in the mood for something other than a burger, get the chicago dog with ricks picks relish. it's fantastic.

    Fred W. · October 30, 2009
  • reece p.

    Double shack burger, single shack burger, fries and a chocolate shake. Reward yourself by passing out.

    reece p. · August 4, 2009
  • Village Voice

    Winner of Best Drive-In in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! The closest thing you'll get in a city where no one drives.

    Village Voice · November 14, 2011
  • GourmetLive

    The Shake Shack Shack-Cago dog stays pretty true to the classic - a Vienna all-beef hot dog and a poppy seed bun layered with the classic toppings.

    GourmetLive · October 21, 2010
  • Sharon M.

    Best hamburgers in the city- Shack Burger!

    Sharon M. · February 26, 2010
  • Time Out New York

    What more can be said about Danny Meyer’s feverishly popular “roadside” burger chain? Despite its global expansion the ShackBurger has become synonymous with New York (RC & CP) Read more

    Time Out New York · August 7, 2013
  • Burger Bedlam

    The Double Shack Burger is our #2 ranked burger, don't miss it! Also, theres an iPhone app that lets you view the camera linked to Shake Shack's website to check the size of the's a must.

    Burger Bedlam · February 3, 2011
  • Juicy Couture

    With four locations in Manhattan and part of the same restaurant as the Gramercy Tavern, the Shake Shack serves up delicious burgers and frozen custard in a fun outdoor setting.

    Juicy Couture · August 13, 2010
  • Lisa M.

    get there by 11:15am to avoid the midtown lunch crush. order your burger rare to ensure you get a fresh patty that isn't over cooked.

    Lisa M. · April 1, 2009
  • Kathryn Y.

    Go to Shake Shack when it is cold out and get their hot chocolate. It comes with a toffee marshmallow.

    Kathryn Y. · March 16, 2009
  • Andrew P.

    I went into a food coma after a Shack-ago Dog and a Shack Burger. Yum.

    Andrew P. · March 13, 2009
  • Fred W.

    If you are not a fan of special sauce, get the cheeseburger with lettuce and tomato. Its a Shackburger without the special sauce

    Fred W. · June 24, 2013
  • Brian M.

    not half bad but not worth an hour wait.

    Brian M. · August 15, 2011
  • Foodspotting

    Try the Cheeseburger and spot it on Foodspotting!

    Foodspotting · November 17, 2010
  • Monica ~ Sojourner 4 Truth ~ D.

    Delicious Burgers and Shakes... Long lines are totally worth the wait Read more

  • Brian P.

    If you've got an iPhone, checkout for a fun way to beat the line.

    Brian P. · June 4, 2010
  • Sonar ..

    The lines are long, but the food’s worth the wait. And if you’re in the tech, digital or social media fields, you’ll find colleagues in the crowd. See who’s here. Read more

    Sonar .. · July 19, 2011

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