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B.A.D. Burger

171 Ave. A, New York, NY 10009 40.728229 -73.981947
nr. 11th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-477-7727 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Diner, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Price Range: $$

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Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • 24-Hours
  • Breakfast
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • WiFi
  • Delivery after 10pm


  • No Alcohol


Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Division Ave. to Grand St., Kent Ave. to 16th St.


This venue is closed.

In the former home of a recording studio that hosted acts like Beastie Boys and Bad Brains, B.A.D. Burger is a rocking 24-7 East Village greasy spoon. It's styled similarly to the Brooklyn original, with black and white tiling and tables accented by red booths, and retro videogames separating the front and back dining rooms. The Manhattan location’s food, however, is a step up. Appetizers range from the usual wings and rings to fried macaroni-and-cheese balls, or broiled bacon-wrapped dates with a fig and balsamic reduction. A mound of nachos is coated in tasty guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, black beans, and bacon, with a "facon" substitute available. In fact, most of B.A.D.’s menu has vegan versions. Perfectly cooked-to-order burgers can be custom built or selected from a list of signatures, like the Wake & Bake (bacon, egg, and cheese) and the Piggy-Back (covered in pulled pork). Fried platters like fish & chips and fried chicken come complete with two sides or try the ultra-heavy Brooklyn bolognese, sloppy joe slathered on mac and cheese. Similarly, creative egg dishes, waffles, and sandwiches fill the breakfast all day ("B.A.D.") menu. Indulgent desserts are accompanied by rotating treats from the Bad Girl Bakery.

Recommended Dishes

Bad dates, $7; any burger, $8-12