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5 Napkin Burger
Posted by Tiffany on 10/03/2012
I can't review the food because we left due to rude service! Mean girl handed us something and told us to wait outside. Not 30 seconds later she sat a couple down who walked in after us. She said it was because they had a child. This is just wrong! You decide.
Posted by Anonymous on 08/11/2012
I visited the 14th st location but the food did not live up to my expectations! I ordered the original burger which has gruyere cheese,rosemary aioli and caramelized onions. The burger itself was bland,the aioli was overpowering and the onions were not that great. The tuscan fries also needed salt. The only two things I found to be worthwhile were the onion rings and the salted caramel milkshake was delicious!
Posted by Cindi on 06/22/2012
Enjoyed 5 Napkin Burger very much! Food and service was great! Will go back again next time we're in the city!
Posted by Anonymous on 05/13/2012
The perfect $15 burger. That is to say: NOT some high-end "reinterpretation" calculated to allow foodies to indulge in the humble hamburger guilt-free by larding it with fancy (and pricy) gourmet frills. And NOT your neighborhood greasy-spoon's fast, cheap and reliably mediocre $6 special. This is simply the classic burger, done in five or six varieties (beef, turkey, veggie, etc.), generously proportioned (10oz.) and executed exceptionally well. Fresh high-quality ingredients are flawlessly prepared, juicy, delicious, and matched with equally mouth-watering sides and desserts (and a daunting bar selection). One could wish the prices were a few dollars lower -- but my waistline is thankful that they're not, or I'd be eating there far too often. As it is, I've visited 5NB perhaps half a dozen times in as many months, and never left feeling less than deliriously satisfied.
Posted by Anonymous on 11/27/2011
I did not eat at this location, but the one in Astoria. This was a big disappointment. If you are on the search for the best burger, you wont find it here. I don't love thick burgers because they almost always are overcooked (if you're not ordering rare). At this place, the burgers are big with only one piece of cheese --- seriously? There was truly nothing special about the burger or fries, btw, the fries are an additional fee. You will find a way better burger at your local diner.
Posted by Anonymous on 07/16/2011
Despite it being a hot spot in midtown, 5 Napkin Burger is a disappointment. The atmosphere is extraordinarily loud, the crowds are out of control, you'll have a long wait, and the fries are ALWAYS soggy and greasy, the burgers are too big to enjoy. I've never had a good meal there. Overrated and overhyped.
Posted by dpayne on 07/02/2011
Very good burger, juicy (let's face it a burger without grease is pretty boring), wish i had ordered the rings,had fried dill pickle appetizer and with burger there would have been no room for the rings. I will go there again, for sure.