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5 Napkin Burger - Boston

624 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Casual (5)
  • Comfort Food (5)
  • Kid-friendly (3)
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.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, Burgers
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:30am - 12:00am, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am
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Phone number
(617) 375-2277
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Andy D'Amico
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Parking details
We offer parking validation for the Prudential parking garage.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Hosting a private event? Bring your boss, your in-laws, your 3-year-old or your drinking buddies…we’ll bring the napkins!

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What 624 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JoeDiner (New England)
1.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

This restaurant is staffed by beginners. The food is hastily prepared without even adhering to the ingredients listed in the menu. Nearly frozen greens with scant add-ins. A rude and gruff maitre'd. Mediocre wine. Don't spend your money here.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Solid burgers, with interesting flavor variations. Exceptional shakes . Very good salad alternatives for those that do not like burgers.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

This was my first time a 5 Napkin Burger but definitely won't be the last. Burger was massive more than I could actually eat and the fries were awesome. Took my 9 year old very picky eater and he wanted more fries. So definitely a big hit!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve

PeterTheGr8 (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

I work nearby but have never beer here before. I got the Avocado Burger medium. Cooked perfectly and the guac topping was delicious. I'll make it a point to come back in the future. E everything is ala carte which is nice if you are trying to watch your weight. If you give me fries, I'm gonna eat them. Happy they don't just come with everything. My friend got them and they were tasty.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Service was good. Loved the Manhattan. Bacon on the burger was top notch, as was the burger (fresh lettuce, tomato an

OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
3.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

I normally really love this place. But the service has gone down hill and the last time the food wasn’t as good as it normally has been in the past

vipburgermama1 (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 12, 2017

We ate here after the Boston Pops concert. You could walk to it, is is about a 12 min. walk down the street. Parking is easy though, at the Pru Center and you can walk to it in a minute or two from there.
It is pricey, but worth it because the burgers are amazing! You will need about 5 napkins to eat it! They are very accommodating. We changed our reservation time an hour prior and it was not a problem.

Kleiner (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

I've never been to 5 Napkin Burger before, I'll be back. I went because it was a convenient spot and when I glanced at the menu on-line, it looked "fine". It was way more than fine, it was delicious! Actually, none of us traditional burgers and we all loved our selections. I will go back there to try more of the food. I had a grain salad with deliciously cooked salmon on top as did my friend. Another friend had a tuna steak sandwich that was also cooked correctly and yummy. The brussel sprouts were also so good.

I thought it was a knock off of a different burger chain and it was SO much better and so much more.

Our server was very good, too.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

The food was very good and the service was quick. The hostess was kind to move us to a table we preferred. The background music was too loud and the waitress got it lowered. All around good job.