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J.G. Melon

89 Macdougal St., New York, NY 10012 40.729102 -74.001413
nr. Bleecker St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-460-0900 Send to Phone
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  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Hamburgers
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Mon-Thu, 11:30am-11pm; Fri-Sun, 11:30am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

1 at Houston St.; C, E at Spring St.; A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Classic NY
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Hot Spot
  • Outdoor Dining


  • Full Bar


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It took 43 years, but J.G. Melon's iconic burgers are now available downtown with the opening of a new location at the corner of Bleecker and Macdougal. Spearheaded by veteran Melon manager Shaun Young along with restaurateurs and brothers Danny and Steve Abrams, the new location looks like a faithful reproduction of the original. This location, though, will just be the first of many if all goes according to plan, and will test the city's appetite for the old-school pub.

The plan was always not to mess with a good thing, and it's nice to see the partners sticking to that maxim and executing it well. The tables are still covered in green checker cloths; there are plenty of images of watermelons; and the place generally looks like a tavern where you could hang out with your pops. The menu will be the same, save for the addition of desserts from Steve Abrams's Magnolia Bakery, but it's not like New Yorkers would have it any other way.

Recommended Dishes

Cheeseburger, $12.25; BLT, $10.50