5 Napkin Burger
Just wanted to follow up - I had asked for some pre-theatre lunch ideas. We didn't want a huge 5 course lunch, just looking for a good place that took reservations.
It actually was pretty good. Not cheap, but it was a GREAT burger. Got the cheddar with bacon. Fries were awesome.
Service was great, nice waiter. It was raining, and I commented that we were going to sit a little to let the rain pass. He offered us a complementary cup of coffee while we waited. Small gesture, but made my day.
As a side note - right next door on 45th street, there was a really small and nondescript looking place that said Dollar Chicken. There was a long line out the door. So after lunch I took a look. It was this small local fried chicken place. I am not sure how to describe it, other than local.
HAD to try it. Got 4 wings for $3. Amazing. Hot, a little greasy, fresh. Awesome.
Glad to hear that the service and fries improved. The burgers were always fantastic, but when I visited during the summer, the service was unorganized and slow, and my fries were burnt to a crisp. I guess i'll re-visit and see if I have a better experience.
Yeah, I really like 5 Napkin burger. The only criticism I have is that it's a bit too large -- very difficult to eat it. I end up deconstructing it as that's the only way I can fit it in my mouth. But it's very tasty.
And I've never had any service problems and burnt fries there.