Prime Burger - Closed

5 E. 51st St.
New York, NY 10022
212-759-4729

Details

  • Mon-Fri 6am-5pm; Sat 6am-7:30pm
  • $
  • Catering, Delivery, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
When this venerable burger joint won a James Beard Award, we had to fly up there and see what all the fuss was about. Formerly known as Hamburg Heaven, the place is worth a visit for decor alone, with Formica tables in the back and, up front, a selection of strange built-in seats that look like restraint devices from a 19th-century insane asylum. The burgers are innately rather blah, but when you heap them with veggies and condiments the taste is perfectly acceptable. Much better are the fried onion rings, haphazardly battered and sweet.

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