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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 good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (78 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
“patties” (3 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

I have eaten many burgers in NYC, but I put this place at the top of the list. If you live in NYC or your visiting you have to try this place. Excellent atmosphere and the burgers feel like they melt in your mouth. Highly...More

Thank MingB155
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This burger joint has the probably best burgers in the city - plus nice staff, plus nice prices, plus unique interior. What does one need more?!

Thank btandwn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I've been in Manhattan in the last 20 years I go to it. No frills, tiny tables, check tablecloths, corny slogans and genuine old posters and stuff on the walls and great burgers. Opposite the old Fillmore East.

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge burgers here, freshly cooked and so juicy! It's not in central NYC but worth the trip there for the burgers!

Thank Riches07
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not a fancy place by any stretch of the imagine, but food was delicious, service was quick and the prices are right. Read the signs throughout, they're fun.

Thank Momof2NewJersey
Reviewed 7 May 2017

So, we were looking for a good burger in NYC. Paul's popped up all over the place, so we gave it a try. Beware, if you want something that is pretty, well lit, and plays classical music - go somewhere else! Think of Paul's like...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Simple yet fulfilling! All of our burgers were just as ordered, delicious, messy,oozing with our custom toppings and very filling. We had awesome Cajun fries and onion rings plus the most amazing jalapeño poppers...grilled then deep fried and oh soooogoood. So don't let the dive...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

It's just a great place. There is plenty food the meat is gorgeous and cooked as you request it. The deluxe provides more than enough for one person and I'm a big guy. I loved it. Just go there!!!!!

Thank paul t
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this diner during a Saint Patrick's weekend visit. The staff are friendly and the food is excellent. Best meal we had during our most recent visit. The burgers are to die for.

Thank JandDatOCD
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Really very good veggie burgers are hard to come by. A lot taste like beans or give the feeling of eating styrofoam. These burgers are thick, tasty, and more than a tasty mouthful with some delicious shoestring fries and a root beer. Throw some mushrooms...More

Thank phillyphil2015
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catering to longtime New Yorkers and area college
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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
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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