7 Top Bargain Burgers

Power Lunch: The Burger Joint has a fancy address and a $4.50 burger.Photo: Kenneth Chen

Burger Joint
118 W. 57th St.

A stinging slap in the face to the luxury-burgermovement: five ounces of juicy char-grilled beef on asupermarket bun ($4.50).

Blue Smoke
116 E. 27th St.

A mix of brisket, shoulder clod, and chuck gives thisten-ounce burger its superior flavor ($10.95).

122 Union St., Brooklyn

Three bites of quality beef on a tastyminibun—only 99 cents.

Corner Bistro
331 W. 4th St.

A great burger served on a tiny paper plate ($4.50).

57-24 Roosevelt Ave., Woodside

A bar burger second only to Corner B., withmuch-hailed fried onions ($4.95).

Peter Luger
178 Broadway, Brooklyn

Slightly overrated, but at $5.95, irresistible. Lunchonly.

Blue 9 Burger
92 Third Ave.

A good, sloppy fast-food burger with service that isthe opposite of snappy ($2.55).

7 Top Bargain Burgers