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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fries” (16 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
131 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-8331
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 Chris C
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
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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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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Arriving to the neighborhood early for “Stomp”, we decided to dive in to this dumpy diner to discover a great cheeseburger and decent fries & onion rings. If you’re looking for fancy, keep moving. This is a vintage 1960s with no update ever apparent. You...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We discovered Paul’s completely by accident while walking around the area during our holiday. Have to say that the burgers were the best we have ever had! We returned two days later purely to have more burgers for lunch. Food here was the highlight of...More

1  Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Giant burger for less Then 11$...thats all. Located in a super young and friendly area , this fast food/Restaurant give’s u the idea of a real american old style pub; the place itself it’s old and not well cared. The staff not so friendly and...More

1  Thank Paolofrally1980
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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