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Corner Bistro

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331 W. 4th St., New York, NY 10014 40.738749 -74.003817
at Jane St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-242-9502 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Hamburgers
  • Price Range: $

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Official Website

cornerbistrony.com

Hours

Mon-Sat, 11:30am-3am; Sun, noon-3am

Nearby Subway Stops

A, C, E at 14th St.; L at Eighth Ave.

Prices

$2.75-$8.75

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • Bar Scene
  • Classic NY
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Thank goodness the Sex and the City ladies were not big beef eaters—otherwise the wait for a seat at this West Village favorite would be even longer than it already is. Natives line up nightly for the chance to scarf a burger and raise a pint in what is, essentially, a classic dive bar. With scuffed brick walls, wooden booths in the cramped back room, visible dust in the corners, a jovial bartender, and—most important!–cheap booze and food, it’s like a throwback to a pre-SATC New York City. And the nine-ounce, plump, buttery burgers are deservedly famous. The fries are skippable, though they’re cheap enough that it’s no biggie to splurge. The entire menu (burgers, cheeseburgers, fries, and chicken sandwiches and grilled cheese, which are mediocre) of the no-frills place fits on a tiny chalkboard, and everything is served on crimped paper plates; don’t expect utensils. But to make up for the long wait, the food comes speedily, and you can linger over your beer, hob-nobbing with the brokers, bohos, and slumming richies who populate the neighborhood. And you’d be hard-pressed to spend more then $20: Now this is NYC.


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