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5 Napkin Burger - Hell's Kitchen
5 Napkin Burger - Hell's Kitchen

5 Napkin Burger - Hell's Kitchen Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.5napkinburger.com
  • Phone: (212) 757-2277
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 12:00am; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Burgers
  • Executive Chef: Andy D
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Southeast Corner of West 45th Street
  • Public Transit: A, C & E subway lines to 42nd Street/8th Avenue.
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from 5 Napkin Burger - Hell's Kitchen
5 Napkin Burger is an upscale restaurant devoted to the art of the hamburger. The signature is 10 oz of fresh ground chuck topped with rosemary aioli, caramelized onions and melted gruyere on a soft white roll. The full burger lineup includes the all-American Bacon Cheddar, Italian Turkey, Avocado Ranch, Veggie, Lamb, Tuna, Inside Out, even a Burger Salad. While the burgers may be the headliners, the diverse menu of expertly prepared American classics entice foodies to come back nightly. 5 Napkin is the rare burger restaurant where vegetarians and carnivores are equally at home. Additional temptations include Matzo Ball Soup, Chicken & Waffles and Steak Churrasco. The 5 Napkin beverage programs showcases a global selection of 40 wines and 50 beers, 15 signature cocktails, 20 bourbons and a host of decadent milk shakes and floats – all a perfect complement to the cuisine.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Delicious burgers, albeit pricey worth the splurge."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "It really has an amazing hamburguer and helpful and friendly waiters! Great surprise!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Great place for a burger. Service was great! Definitely a great place for lunch."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Table was 10 minutes late being ready but that was the only negative. Considering the line we were glad we booked in advance. Food was amazing. Best, and juiciest, burger I've had in the City to date. Eaten at 5 Napkin several times and it's never disappointed! Will definitely be back. Good friendly efficient service."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I had been wanting to go here on previous trips to New York and never got the opportunity. The food and service was great. For anyone wanting to go here, make sure you use OpenTable as it is always crowded and my reservation (made 40 minutes prior to arriving) made all the difference in the world. We skipped ahead of everyone and got immediately seated."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We were going to a Sunday Matinee show and reserved a lunch seating. We were seated promptly, service was excellent & food was great and not just the burgers - fish tacos & Ahi Tuna Burger were very good. Did not feel rushed and enjoyed my meal with friends. This will become my "go to" casual dining place in the theater district as the menu is so varied and it is very convenient."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "5 Napkin is an enjoyable place. Great food. Good service."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We had the Veggie and two of the meaty burgers. The Veggie was the best I've had!!! The "regulars" were also excellent. The fries are great and the selection of beers is great."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "It was a busy Saturday night and we arrived right at our reservation time. We were seated right away in, what looked like, the last open table. Our food came quickly and the server was excellent. We were out of there in a half hour. Just in time to make our bus back home! Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I had a couple shandies by a very attentive bartender. The Mahi fish tacos are so good and my brothers KILLED the special Korean BBQ burgers. It was actually a double burger and yes...they needed 5 napkins. Juicy!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I brought my father, a burger lover, to this resturant. He absolutely loved their 5 napkin burger. As a non-red meat eater, I had plenty of choices and was satisfied with my chicken dish. Overall, great food and great resturant!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great food before a broadway show! Yummy burgers and fries! Very nice and attentive waiters!!!!!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The burgers this restaurant serve are the best we have had, and we have had a few! Great l Place to visit for lunch or dinner, reasonable prices, lively atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Fast service and great food and wine and beer available for a pre theater dinner. Prices were reasonable. I would definitely return to The Five Napkin Burger!!!!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "We went to 5 Napkin Burger before a 7pm Broadway show. It's a good think that i made reservation on Open Table. The restaurant was crowded with other theater-goers. Our meal was good and quick. I'd go back before a show."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Great for theater goers: burgers are spot on and they even have sushi. But the noise level is the highest noise level I've experienced, so don't expect to hold a conversation."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Great menu and atmosphere, with pleasant service. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Lots of publicity and expecting the ultimate burger but turned out disappointing. Ordered my burger medium rare and it came out medium well. Somewhat dried out and not the burger i was expecting, not bad but certainly didn't meet the build up. Got the onion rings instead of fries, which were quite good. Very loud inside so don't expect a lot of conversation. We ordered a salted Carmel milkshake for dessert and that was excellent. All in all, not bad, just not the ultimate burger that it was billed to be. Perhaps one napkin burger is a better description."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Went there for lunch and it was packed! Make reservations before going. The 5 napkin burger was very good as well as the fries. Try the Acai drink!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Good burgers and appetizers. Reasonably priced. Good service and comfortable atmosphere. Will"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Have eaten here many times and it never disappoints. All the burgers are great...and to be honest, I have never tried anything else. Obviously it is perfect before or after the theatre or whenever the need for a great burger arises. The service was especially good this last trip. I eat here every time I am in the city."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I had the guacamole burger and it was the best burger I've ever had. Even my husband who is a chef agreed that it was one of the best burgers he's had. This is now our spot when ever we are in times square."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Service was very friendly, our yangest boy did special order and everything was done super. Burgers were very good."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Really good food I thought. Very energetic, but loud. If you want quieter, then this is not the place. Margaritas were fantastic!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We chose 5 Napkin Burger for lunch on a sunny day and sat outside. Our burgers were huge and juicy and our fries crispy and flavorful. Situated on 9th and 45th, we got a up close seat for people-watching. Our waitress was friendly and attentive, the food came out quickly, and we left stuffed. We would return!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Great Burgers! Very nice service and a comfortable spot for lunch. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "The food is exceptionally good and so is the service. I've eaten here several times and never been disappointed. There is a wide variety of food on the menu, including sushi which continues to surprise me. I've been told it is very good too. The only problem I have is with the noise level when the place fills up. I have to shout to be heard as do my companions. If they turned off the music it would be helpful. Also an upgrade toacousrics would be great. Other than that, it's a terrific place to eat!"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Food was great but our waiter was terrible.. I would still go back! Close to theater district and very good food. Plus they took a reservation "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We were there for a girls weekend! Broadway Show, Freedom Party......this was an excellent place to eat. The best burgers I have ever had! It melted in your mouth! Great guacamole also!!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Food was excellent the waitress was friendly and attentive. Great experience."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The staff is great and very accommodating, the burgers are one of the best in NYC, and the increased selection of appetizers is creative and quite ample. Definitely try the pretzel fondue."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Yummy, delicious, satisfying.....need I say more. I am not a meat eater but I love their hamburgers. I hear the sushi is excellent although I have not tried it."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Good food, loved my 5 napkin burger. Andre our waiter was brilliant, very friendly and attentive "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "I've eaten all over NY, I love Burgers and I can honestly say this is not only the Best Burger in the NYC, but also the WORLD! 5 Napkin Burger is hands down one of my Favorite restaurants in all of NYC! Every time we have people come to visit NY we make sure to introduce the to 5 Napkin...it's just the BEST!!!!! "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Never disappointed! Fabulous burgers and great brunch too!!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food was very good- I liked the menu's variety. The service was a little slow but we definitely had enough time to eat and make it to the 7 pm curtain call. If I am ever in NY again, I would definitely go back. "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "The food was delicious! We had the 5 Napkin Original and the Bacon and Cheddar hamburgers - quite tasty. A bit overdone for what we ordered (ordered medium, came a bit well-done), but still good. The fries were thin cut, and crispy. Drink selections were plentiful, but a bit pricy for some of the cocktails, however looking at the ingredients list, the alcohols used were not your standard bar rail. Our server was polite, knowledgeable and efficient, as were the attentive staff who cleared settings and cleaned tables. Only wish there was a bit more room between tables (a bit of a tight squeeze to get into the table as we were adjacent to a pole). Definitely a place I would visit again, just wish it weren't so far away from Canada! "
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Having paid a lot of money for theater tickets, I try to find a place to eat before or after the show that is moderately priced and this is a good choice for that. THere is a lot of outside seating, which I prefer because I am very averse to noise, and this is an especiallynice place for eating outside because it is a colorful, fun neighborhood."
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "We went to 5 Napkin Burger before seeing Once. We had a reservation so we were seated right away. The food was great. I had the veggie burger and could only eat half of it. The ambience was great, very loud and energetic. Just what you want New York to be."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Food festival outside, beautiful weather! Who could ask for more! Went there last Saturday. Made reservations so I was promptly seated, even with so many people waiting. Loved the food, good beers, and wonderful people watching. Billy Porter stopped by a table outside, and I promptly went out there to tell him I was also from Pittsburgh. Would definitely go back again!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014