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Mel's Burger Bar

2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
+1 212-865-7100
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
Neighbourhood: Manhattan
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were starving after a long day of traveling. This spot was close by so we stopped for a quick lunch. The burger were good as were the fries. Save yourself and skip the onion rings. Not bad but not amazing.

Thank TheSuze12
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My trip to Mel's takes 5 mins, so why go downtown? Best burgers I ever had, sublime onion rings and a good beer menu.

Thank phmayhew
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I ate there tonight with my daughter. We each had the California burger. We liked getting avocado and other extras on it. They had many other great dishes and desserts. We were just not that hungry. The burger was great.

Thank John Y
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Pros: Amazing food Bar Family friendly Cons: Loud A little on the expensive side for a burger Long wait for food Tip: if you want to save money, order the kids burger for $6.50 and ask for veg on the side, it comes with fries...More

Thank Abigail H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very nice place, casual, cosy, relax... Friendly and nice staff... Interesting choice of burgers, anyone can be satisfied, very nice and tasty vegan options too. We've been there 3 times during our last stay in New York as the place was very close from our...More

Thank Marion L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Mel's has great burgers and fries, no doubt. Go here for this first, however, stay for the awesome beer selection. Great microbrews from all over and a good variety of liquor as well. One of the few places i can find "Rebel Yell" whiskey.

Thank Rudy R
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

When you walk in your mouth starts to water from the aroma of properly prepared burgers. Unique spot that has alternative music that matches the quality beers on tap. I went with the Red IPA. For $8 and change it was worth it. Its strong...More

Thank Senk C
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Mel's has become a tradition in my relationship. If we ever want to go out for burgers there is no other place that comes to mind. We have never had a bad experience and we have never had a bad bite from Mel's. The widow...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 23 October 2016

So many good memories from Mel's when I was a student at Columbia - and I still try to make it up there regularly. Great burgers (personal fav is the Fat Mexican), great drinks (try the spicy margarita), and the fish tacos are also surprisingly...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I stopped by there for lunch as I was keen on one of their spiked milkshakes. Very easy to get to from the 1 train. I sat outside and waited for the server to bring a menu. Never happened so I went inside to the...More

Thank AirSchis
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Paula R
Do you have gluten free options? Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-865-7100
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