5 Napkin Burger - Hell's Kitchen

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4494 reviews
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$30 and under
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American

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5 Napkin Burger caters to those with the most discerning appetites. We offer a rare mix of classic and innovative burgers, tacos, grilled tuna salads and everything in between. Pair that with a custom cocktail, local lager or s’mores shake as you kick back or mingle in our bustling bistro setting. We welcome carnivores and vegetarians. We’re hosts to scenesters, professionals and families. We believe the burger experience is no loner one-way-fits-all and we hope you’ll join us in changing that definition.

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vipVinnieC
New York Area
87 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Best Burger on the Planet and always perfectly cooked medium rare just the way I like it! Plus, the basil gimlets and sweet potato fries are equally delicious...I could literally eat here every single day for the rest of my life. Also, the servers are so friendly and professional. If I could I would give 5 Napkin Hell’s Kitchen 1,000 stars....but there’s also something sort of brilliant about a 5 star review for 5 Napkin!

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Anonymous
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We made a reservation since it was a busy Saturday night and in doing so we were seated immediately. Our waiter was very nice and attentive, they even put a candle in my little one's milkshake for her birthday. Food was great! Thank you!

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SuPB
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great as always. A wonderful hamburger every time.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family get together

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Rick
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre show dinner. Have eaten here several times and never disappointed. Servers always attentive and friendly. Prompt with reservation time.

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vipIrisR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience3

I have been to the Hell’s Kitchen Branch many times before. I usually order the veggie burger, their version not the impossible one. This time it did not taste the same and in fact was not good. Additionally, the rest rooms were dirty.

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SimonJ
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best burgers ever!! A must see/eat NYC eatery. Forget 5th Avenue and head over to 9th Avenue, Hells Kitchen.

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FredD
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Incredible variety of specials and creative combination of ingredients. Highly recommend

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Lisa
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best burgers in NY. I get mine over salad, my guy standard with fries,

We both love them

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OpenTable Diner
Mexico City
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience2

A ketchup sauce literally exploded on my girlfriend, all her clothes, shopping bags (and their content), shoes and hair were just full of ketchup. Staff did nothing but give us a complimentary dessert.

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ClintW
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience5

Food was wonderful but very pricey. Service was pretty slow but the great food made up for it.

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JimB
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Best Burger ever. It was a great experience, not to mention the Margaritas which were awesome. Service was great and the entire experience was over the top.

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NancyV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great burgers and sweet potato fries! Family- and friend-friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite burger place in the city.

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TeresaD
Richmond
9 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of the best burgers I have eaten in the city. Much better than 5 guys. Will definitely return.

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vipVinnieC
New York Area
88 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had another AWESOME meal at 5 Napkin Hell’s Kitchen! The food and drinks were phenomenal...and our server Julia was amazing! I have some food allergies and she suggested the kale salad and I LOVED it!!! Normally I get the 5 Napkin burger with a gluten free bun but I decided to try the salad and I’m sooo glad I did!!! I think it’s my new favorite meal. Can’t wait to come back!!! It’s truly the BEST BURGER in NYC!!!

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vipTonyZony
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Eric our was very personable. Food was tasty and fresh, although I would have liked my truffle burger a little more “truffly”. Very open space. Great for people watching the interesting crowd coming down 9th ave and in the restaurant.

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joheca
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

5 Napkin is always delicious. Courteous server, prompt food delivery prepared to our order, a nice pre show dining experience .

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Nachoiam1
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food, excellent service.

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Foodforakingandhisqueen
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love eating at Five Napkins Burger.
The food is consistently delicious. The service is always lovely. We return there every time we were in the city

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mattr
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great staff. Anyone looking for a great burger in NY then look no further than 5 Napkin

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PaulW
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We arrived very early..... They still sat us... Thank you so much!!
Great Burger!! and onion ring tower!!
We will be back.

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DavidHKNYC
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always outstanding, my dinner partner and I both had the burger salad, although hers was very undercooked. She ordered it medium well and it came out medium rare like mine. But the service was great, we were seated quickly, within 15 minutes of our reservation time, and our server was outstanding. There are a few tables where there is a column that makes seating on one side of the table a challenge, and we had one of those, but other than that it was a great experience

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BobN
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good service and the burger and fries were excellent as usual. Great location just a block from theater district.

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Katie
New England
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always go to 5 Napkin before a show. We all love it-- one vegan kid, one vegetarian mom, and meat eater dad and son! Fast service, excellent food, and friendly staff. It's loud but four of us can have a conversation and hear each other just fine. Make a reservation because there's usually a crowd.