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Black Iron Burger

) #421 of 9,242 Restaurants in New York City €€ - €€€ American,
540 E 5th Street, Between Ave. A and B, New York City, NY 10009
+1 212-677-6067
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“loaded fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar
€€ - €€€
540 E 5th Street, Between Ave. A and B, New York City, NY 10009
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We went on a crowded day. Service was somewhat slow and inattentive. While the service was lackluster the burgers were amazing! They had a good selection of craft beers, which our party enjoyed. We had a large crowd which you would think would bring a...More

Thank osisweve
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The place was crowded but that was to be expected. The problem was the fact that I, as a vegetarian, was rudely greeted by the waiter at the restaurant. Their policy at the restaurant was "no substitutes" but when I politely asked if that also...More

Thank Freja S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A bit off the beaten track but well worth a visit. Went there once for food and beers and once just for beers. Great choice of beers and prices not too bad either!

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We've just come back from a short weekend break to NYC and the Black Iron Burger restaurant was close to our hotel. Cozy, warm and friendly with a mix of couples, families and groups of friends enjoying the venue. Unusually, all three of us ordered...More

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were recommended this burger joint by the hotel and it was well worth the visit. The burgers were cooked to perfection and the portion sizes were just right. I had the Turkey Burger which was moist unlike many others I have tasted in the...More

Thank Michellef
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Little hotspot in the Eadt village. The Burgers are just in the right size for us. Meat, yes you taste the meat, is in great quality. Service, barman is in one persan and one cook, is managing the place flexible and souverain. Must be

Thank Matthias K
Reviewed 13 December 2016

you will find great burgers and great beers at this place. Really nice to find a place like this that isn't a chain in the centre of Manhattan. The only reason why this doesnt get 5* is because our waiter was a little bored -...More

Thank katodrys
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The place was packed, but we didn't mind to sit at the bar. The burger was juice and hot. I ordered the garlic fries, which were awesome.

1  Thank Tokyowife
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We both had a black iron burger and large chips to share. Burgers were juicy and just as we ordered when we were asked how we'd like them. Yum yum!! Amazing burger and our waiter was great with helping me choose a good beer because...More

Thank Rufus S
East Village
There’s still an independent vibe to the East Village,
which offers plenty of unique small businesses
catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
students alike. The East Village retains a bit of the
old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 E 5th Street, Between Ave. A and B, New York City, NY 10009
    (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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