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Paul's Da Burger Joint

131 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8331
+1 212-529-3033
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (91 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
American, Diner
131 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8331
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Sad to say, but after coming here for so many years, I think our relationship must come to an end. Truly an amazing burger, but I recommend that the owners get new staff, especially a new waitress, one who knows how to treat a customer...More

Thank Mabel M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Out of the way place with really good burgers. They were HUGE. You could pass on the fries unless you wanted to just share a burger and fries with someone! I would have just skipped the fires- they weren't that good.

Thank AkTiger
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Oh wow, this is the BEST burger place I've ever been to. They ask you how you want your burger and actually cook it that way, as opposed to many burger joints I've been to where, no matter what you say, you'll always get medium....More

Thank Hannah_vk
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Paul's is a seat yourself burger joint. There is more Burger than bun. I always get the turkey burger which is freshly made and juicy there's a lot of history there! Whether you live here or just visiting you should stop by there's also lots...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I came here for the burgers. I read the reviews and it looked promising. However, the burgers didn't live up to my expectations. And the gap was huge! Service was quick and friendly though. But being a burger joint, you need good burgers.

Thank TheFarid
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

"Great restaurant in the downtown Manhattan area. This place is really a hidden burger gem among a great selection of restaurants. If you are looking for a good evening out with friends to enjoy a burger then Paul's is a great place. Atmosphere was usual,...More

Thank KiraSupernova
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The burger I had here was excellent! The atmosphere was nice, pretty quiet. I had a decent dinner here and would recommend it if you are looking for nice hamburgers. It was really well priced as well.

Thank chriscW4571MA
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to Paul’s and as the last time the burgers were absolutely unbelievably excellent. Can’t wait to return.

Thank JandDatOCD
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Excellent place next to St Marks place if you enjoy burgers. Really friendly service. Don’t hesitate!!

Thank mooonalexx
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome burger joint on 1st Ave in East Village. Perfectly cooked burger with great flavor. Fries with gravy were excellent and reminded me of ones I used to eat at diner in high school. Owner was super friendly and nice. Ate there twice during our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8331
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-529-3033
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