The 10 Best Burgers in New York!

There’s nothing like a juicy, meaty burger to satisfy your comfort food cravings. Restaurants across New York haven taken the burger to new levels. These gourmet delights are topped with creative toppings beyond what you could imagine, and the top-quality ingredients take center stage. Here are the 10 best burger joints in New York. 

1. All-American Hamburger, Massapequa, NY

This adorable roadside stand serves classic no-frills hamburgers, cheeseburgers, fries, and shakes with a major side of nostalgia. The burger shack uses the original recipe from when it opened in 1963.

2. Harlem Shake, New York, NY

Simple, casual, and awesome, Harlem Shake makes burgers that are affordable and taste amazing.  Try the Classic, a double cheeseburger made with Pat LaFrieda beef, pickles, onions, and special sauce.

3. Allen Burger Venture, Buffalo, NY

Hip gastropub Allen Burger Venture serves 100 percent grass-fed, hormone and antibiotic-free angus beef burgers to hungry hipsters, bikers, beer enthusiasts, and burger fanatics from around the region. They also have a large “alternative” burger selection that includes tuna and chickpea varieties.

4. Vizzi’s, Buffalo, NY

This casual neighborhood bar/restaurant is the home of the half-pound Monster Burger, which is renowned in Buffalo for its crispy charcoal flavor, tasty toppings, and the hand-cut fries it comes with.

5. JG Melon, New York, NY

Lines are often out the door at Upper East Side “burger institution” JG Melon, which has been serving its famous, juicy, reasonably priced burgers since it opened in 1972.

6. The Blarney Stone, Syracuse, NY

A low-key Irish pub with a big beer selection, the Blarney Stone is also home to award-winning burgers. Big, basic, and affordable, the burgers have a reputation for being the best in Syracuse.

7. Crave Burgers, Albany, NY

This quirky capital-region restaurant has fans raving about the huge, tasty burgers on the menu. Try one of dozens of half-pound burger options like the Truffle Burger or the Sweet & Greasy, or build your own perfect burger.

8. Minetta Tavern, New York, NY

One of New York City’s most expensive and sought-after burgers, the Black Label, is made at this Greenwich Village hotspot. It’s eight ounces of high-quality Pat LaFrieda meat tucked between two halves of a custom brioche bun.

9. The Burger Spot, Garden City, NY

If you’re looking for a fast-food burger made with high-quality ingredients, The Burger Spot on Long Island is the place to go. This mostly-take-out burger joint cooks up 100 percent grass-fed angus beef burgers that have no antibiotics, hormones, fillers, or added preservatives.

10. Burger & Barrel, New York, NY

This upscale SoHo pub and wine bar takes its burger-making seriously. Not too big, not too small, and always cooked to perfection, the burgers at Burger & Barrel are among the finest in the city.

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