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Black Iron Burger

540 E 5th St, Between Ave. A and B, New York City, NY 10009-6529
+1 212-677-6067
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
540 E 5th St, Between Ave. A and B, New York City, NY 10009-6529
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Let me start this by saying that I make a damned tasty burger. But sometimes you don't want to cook so you go out. I have been to a few places in NYC that claim to have "the best burger in town" and have left...More

Thank TAMI T
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

On our last day in NYC my husband wanted a burger. I had a look on Trip Advisor in the last area we needed to explore, The East Village. Black Iron Burger came out well so we headed there. Upon arrival we had the choice...More

Thank Smarshall487
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The Staff was the best! FAR OUT burgers! My boyfriends and I visited NY this summer and looked for an affordable place to eat and found actually found this little gem!The guy who's been working there for a couple of years was super friendly, helped...More

Thank KrystelCG
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great little place, a bit tucked away but worth finding. Amazing food- make sure you go with an appetite! Service also excellent with good knowledge of the local beers served. A real mix of customers from couples to families. The only thing that let it...More

Thank Marcusknowle
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Awsome burger place. Been there 4-5 times and had great burgers every time. For me the mushroom-truffles was the best. Absolutely reasonable prices, very kind staff, good selection of beers, great atmosphere. Keep it up, guys!

Thank Bence C
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The Black Iron Burger was a bit pricy but very tasty. It was served fast and the overall service was great

Thank Alexey T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I came here with a few friends and we all ordered the mushroom truffle burger. It was the best burger I have ever had, it was absolutely delicious. We got sweet potato chips and chips with sauce, and onion rings. Really friendly staff with fast...More

Thank Elle2003
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Great burger and awesome fries. Bacon, scallion and garlic aioli were addictive. If you like skinny fries, perfect. The burger was devoured. I asked for mediumsnd it did come to me under cooked a tad. I ate it anyway!!

Thank Abney
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not sure who the other reviewers were served by here but we had Marv who was genuinely interested in what we thought of the food and really looked after us. The burger was superb (I had the Masterpiece) and the selection of craft beers was...More

Thank timetoshine
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I went to Black Iron Burger for dinner. I sat down at the bar, ordered a beer and watched a game that was on. It took a little while before I got asked for my food order, but I wasn't in a rush so I...More

Thank Thomas T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 18
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 E 5th St, Between Ave. A and B, New York City, NY 10009-6529
    (Between Avenue A and B)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-677-6067
  • E-mail
Black Iron Burger first opened its doors in the East Village of Manhattan in 2008, offering classic American Burgers and foods inspired by the Mediterranean for the foodie, health-conscious and passionate diners seeking high quality, guilt-free American burgers.
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