Jumbo Hamburger Place

274 W. 145th St.
New York, NY 10031
212-491-5444
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  • Mon-Wed 6am-9pm, Thu-Sat 6am-10pm, Sun 7am-9pm
  • $
  • Delivery, Family Style, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The famous yellow lean-to known as Willie's Burgers has been transformed into a gleaming metal-clad shed that looks positively bombproof. The structure seems perennially closed, but just to the east Jumbo Hamburgers has moved into the storefront, flipping the standard half-steamed, half-fried giant Harlem burger, made with fresh meat with plenty of fat that cooks down into a moist diffuse lump, shaped by the poking and prodding of the cook so a depression forms in the middle. You're making a big mistake if you don't heap on the fried onions, cheese, bacon, and anything else that strikes your fancy. Fries are completely forgettable-the regulars never order 'em.
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