Old Town Bar & Restaurant

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83 Very Good

Classic Flatiron saloon with some of the best burgers in the city.

45 E. 18th St., New York, NY, 10003



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The lowdown

A true New York classic: Ancient mariners sit side by side with sports nuts and throwback preppies (a scene from Whit Stillman’s The Last Days of Disco was filmed here) who struggle valiantly not to use their cell phones. Everyone’s come for the perfectly sized, housemade burgers — not too big but not too small — which are also some of the city’s tastiest. And if you sit downstairs, keep your eyes on the end of the bar to see your order arrive from the upstairs kitchen via dumbwaiter.

What you need to know

DrinksFull Bar

Noise LevelCivilized