Corner Bistro:The burger, perennial favorite.
331 West 4th Street
"Old-school feel delicious burger at minimal cost. Also, McSorley's on tap."
21 Club, 21 West 52nd Street, 212-582-7200
"Why anyone would want to order a burger at 21 is beyond me, but having tasted their burger; it has no equal."
"The best burger on the planet."
DB Bistro Moderne, 55 West 44th Street, 212-391-2400
"At $27 per pattie, they better be the best."
"The New York Strip, creamed spinach and hash browns are amazing. "
OTHER READERS' FAVORITES
Burger Heaven, multiple locations
"Hands down the best burgers in town! A burger should be eaten with your chin over the plate and the juices dripping down your sleeves this is that place!"
Candle Cafe, 1307 Third Avnue, 212- 472-0970
"Best veggie burger in Manhattan."
Daddy O's, 44 Bedford Street, 212-414-8884
"Best burger served until 4am with the bacon served under the cheddar so it doesn't fall off. They also put the ketchup and mayo on for you. "
J.G. Melon, 1291 Third Avenue, 212-744-0585
"The best burger and cottage fries. Try getting a table anytime there and you will have to wait, but it's well worth it."
Jackson Hole, multiple locations
"How could you forget this place? Brontosaurus burgers rule at this East Side haven. The chocolate milkshakes are sinful and the onion rings are so good they really do make you cry."
Molly's, 287 Third Avenue, 212-889-3361
"Kicks the Bistro's ass. "
The Screening Room, 54 Varick Street, 212-334-2100
"They grind their meat daily, make bread-and-butter pickles, and the fries are crispiest."
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