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Mel's Burger Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
+1 212-865-7100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (8 reviews)
“burger” (69 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Close to Columbia, this seems to be a bar with food rather than a restaurant with drinks. They had a number of food and drink specials. The portions were large but unremarkable. Service was friendly but slow. I’d go again if I wanted to drink...More

Thank Marco W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

ok. it won't be the best burger you ever had. It won't be the best beer you ever had. But that's not why you go to Mel's. It's the atmosphere. It's one of the only chill places in this neighborhood. Get a beer, have a...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Nice place for an evening Burger. We were a group of four and had a nice time there. Good assortment of Brews. Food portions were large and good tasting.

Thank Fun53_11
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A group of friends and I went for a drink after a climbing competition, the worse part was the fact that we all are of age. 5 guys who have small backpacks were told we couldn’t enter with backpacks after watching several girls enter with...More

Thank frankisglobal
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My first proper meal in NYC post triathlon and stumbled upon Mel's burger bar on broadway. Good variety of burgers, fries and beers: selected the ommegang witte to accompany my burger and fries. Not sure about fried desserts? Staff polite and very helpful. However, I...More

Thank giles901
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The staff were so accommodating. Having just arrived from London and craving tea they brewed me a nice big mug of decent strong tea. Nothing was too much to ask. The garlic fries were moreish, my husband enjoyed his burger and the cob salad was...More

Thank Monduroe
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

And excellent fries, good variety The reason I gave it 4 and not 5 is the pricing. Slightly over priced

Thank Dr0rit
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The burgers and fries here are good. Sometimes they slightly undercook the burger but i like that. The fries come in a few varieties including a couple spicy one for the spicey lovers like me. The best part is the beer though. They have a...More

Thank Rudy R
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I went there by myself. The staff was extremely helpful in finding me a table. The burger was good, even though a bit small. Prices in line with the neighbourhood (which is not cheap). What I really liked is the friendly and laid-back environment. I...More

Thank Chiara L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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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