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rednyc Jul 21, 2008 09:19 AM

We've got a craving for a lamb burger....anyone have suggestions for a good place to get one?

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    KTinNYC RE: rednyc Jul 21, 2008 09:49 AM

    Belcourt and Prune both have very good lamb burgers.

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      kobetobiko RE: KTinNYC Jul 21, 2008 01:15 PM

      Hi KTinNYC,

      You beat me to the two! Prune and Belcourt are the places that immediately came to mind when i saw lamb burgers.

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        racer x RE: kobetobiko Jul 21, 2008 01:44 PM

        BLT Burger's (6th ave between 11th &12th) tastes better than both Prune's & Belcourt's, although Belcourt has a lot more atmosphere and Prune's has more meat.

        Prune's lamb burger is surprisingly flavor-challenged, considering how greasy and calorie-laden it must be.

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      cimui RE: rednyc Jul 21, 2008 11:04 AM

      Anthos on 52nd near 6th ave. also has a good one.

      1. guttergourmet RE: rednyc Jul 21, 2008 11:06 AM

        BLT and Belcourt.

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          elecsheep9 RE: rednyc Jul 21, 2008 11:14 AM

          Knickerbocker Grill has a tasty lamb burger.

          1. Veggo RE: rednyc Jul 21, 2008 01:20 PM

            How much do they cost these days in Manhattan? I want to smile about my savings every time I grill a delicious lamburger with havarti and mint sauce here in Florida..
            (I used to live on east 49th)

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              KiwiGirl625 RE: rednyc Jul 21, 2008 02:02 PM

              I had one at 202 in Chelsea Market that was pretty great.

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                nycgirl08 RE: KiwiGirl625 Jul 21, 2008 02:21 PM

                Def ANTHOS!
                http://nymag.com/bestofny/food/2008/u...

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                  guttergourmet RE: nycgirl08 Dec 10, 2008 11:51 AM

                  Anthos is great too.

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                    thursdayclubjason RE: guttergourmet Dec 10, 2008 11:21 PM

                    Belcourt by far!

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                      eeee RE: thursdayclubjason Dec 11, 2008 05:29 AM

                      there's a French-Senegalese place on 22nd between 6th and 7th that has a very tasty lamb burger- name escapes me right now. Les Ambassadors or something like that.

              2. streamwise RE: rednyc Dec 12, 2008 01:26 AM

                For 24-hr late-night lamb burger cravings, try l'Express. It comes with harissa.....order it medium-rare and add goat cheese for the ultimate experience.

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                  foodwhisperer RE: streamwise Dec 12, 2008 03:57 AM

                  In Israel they had a hamburger chain like MacDonald's called Wimpy's( after the popeye character) they only served lamb burgers. Interesting that lamb burgers have made the manhattan scene

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