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Island Burgers and Shakes

) #62 of 9,272 Restaurants in New York City $$ - $$$ American,
766 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6323
+1 212-307-7934
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (180 reviews)
“fries” (75 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
766 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6323
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great burgers and great service. My wife had a salad and says it's the best she has ever had. I went for a blue cheese burger, it was great, as were the fries. Highly recommend.

Thank ianbG7578UV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place walking from Central Park heading to the subway and thought it looked interesting. Very small but worth the visit. Wanted to sit on the sidewalk but it was full. Inside is nice but small. Restroom was very clean. Great variety of burgers...More

Thank buckeyebatman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following the Trip Advisor rating, I came here expecting a burger to "blow me away". Unfortunately that was not the case. Whilst it was good and edible, it lacked the substance to consider this a gourmet burger (which is where it is priced). The standard...More

Thank mtjb01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is very cosy and typical NY, the menu is full of different burgers and they are very very good! Never eat so tasty bruger before!

Thank Alexandrine C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This burger place is just a few minutes walk from Times Square, so head here to avoid the crowds. The service was with a smile, even when I ordered a burger without a bun and asked about sugar in the ingredients. She didn't appear to...More

Thank v28kab
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stopped in for dinner while visiting the city. The burgers were delicious and cooked perfectly to order. My wife ordered the sliders which were amazing.

Thank BroderickSantiago
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Really great and tasty American burgers close to Central Park! This is probably what you are looking for visiting NY. Yummy! :)

Thank Artur J
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Burgers here are perfection. A simple and affordable meal in New York City is hard to find. There are imaginary combinations of burgers, grilled chicken or healthier combinations that are consistently good. I was impressed at the choice of rolls inclusive of gluten-free bread. Every...More

Thank Ohmyliz
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This was a great venue that provided excellent variety of burgers and drinks at very reasonable prices. It seemed really popular with no bookings so we ate early. Only a smallish venue and the staff were really good at describing meals and making suggestions. The...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We always let TripAdvisor guide us to the best places to dine when on vacation! TripAdvisor did not dissapoint with Island Burgers and Shakes! Like most great restaurants in NYC, Island Burgers is small, unique and has great food! Our party of four all chose...More

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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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16 May 2017|
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Response from littlefootlady | Reviewed this property |
All ages are welcome, very small place though so highchair might not be an option with really small children.
15 January 2017|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit on the pricy side. I think it was a 15-18$USD burger with a half order of fries for $4 and a chocolate malt for $6-8? I believe my bill for one person was $20-25 range.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 766 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6323
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-307-7934
A West Coast-style, French-fryless burger shack that attracts a deservedly cultish following.
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