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JG Melon

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  • Burgers, Bar Food
  • 1291 3rd Ave, New York NY10021 40.771054 -73.9593019
  • (At 74th St)
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  • (212) 744-0585
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User Ratings (Based on 93 reviews)

3.495
Food 4.1 Value 3.3
Service 3.1 Atmosphere 3.4

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
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(212) 744-0585
voice
(212) 650-1310
Notes:
Cash Only
Hours:
Mon-Sat: 11:30am-4am Sun: 11:30am-12am
Serves:
Lunch, Dinner
Features:
Open Late, Outdoor Dining, Trendy, Wheelchair Friendly, Take Out

User Reviews

  • JG Melon

    Posted by Al on 10/01/2007

    Better than others, still not that good

    Another overrated burger spot I have hit in the last week. I like the cottage fries but in general this is another spot living off reputation. Not cheap and usually crowded. Tiny beers too. Avoid.

  • JG Melon

    Posted by Chikopoppi on 09/30/2007

    Yummy Burger :)

    Read the reviews and went down there for some quick bite. There was a bit of wait but it was totally worth it. I had some chili which was good and chef's salad was huge (which will be now dinner). The burger was the main reason why my bf and I picked this place and it was totally yummy. Juicy and perfectly seasoned. It looks little small but it totally filled us up. Service was little slow but it's probably because the place was so crowded. I would definitely go back for burgers again. Awesome neighborhood find :)

  • JG Melon

    Posted by Anonymous on 08/30/2007

    eh...

    food is good, but definitely overpriced. the staff is pretty rude and unfriendly.

  • JG Melon

    Posted by Todd on 07/17/2007

    Excellent Food/OK drink

    Great chili, recommended as a starter. Awesome burgers. Chicken salad very good as well. Could use an upgrade of their beer glasses to pints instead of the 8.5 oz minis they use.

  • JG Melon

    Posted by Meghan on 07/06/2007

    Poor service!

    Went to dinner here on the 4th of July. After being yelled at by the waitress because only 5 people of our party of 6 were seated (we were never told by the host that only complete parties were seated, and HE sat us with 5 people), she demanded that we order our entrees after our salads were delivered. I have never experienced such rude service at a restaurant in the city. After asking for the manager to complain, the host attempted to play off that he was the manager and yell at us as well because our entire party was not seated. I will never return to JG Melon's .

  • JG Melon

    Posted by Colleen on 05/21/2007

    Pretty Delish

    Pretty damn delicious burger. Worth the trek to the upper east side. I'm not a chili person but after trying my boyfriend's chili I now might be - it was really very very good. Clientele is extremely yuppie / preppyish so I felt strangely under-dressed in an environment that seemed to have a divey pub feel to it. Value is pretty decent for NY. Only thing I wish they would expand on is their beer selection.

  • JG Melon

    Posted by El Nino on 04/13/2007

    Best Burger Joint in Upper East

    Highly recommend the cottage fries, the bowl of chili, and of course the burger. The price may be a lil much, but it's well worth it. Good atmosphere and service- a great spot for lunch.

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