Burger Joint, like Corner Bistro...but not Corner Bistro.
I'm craving a good burger tonight, but don't feel like dealing with Corner Bistro. Any suggestions? (Along the E or F train is a plus)
I think the OP is asking for a place for burgers, not specifically the Burger Joint...
Blue smoke on 27th and park isn't far from the F stop on 23rd or Herald Sq. - amazing burger. They keep aside tables for walk ins or I usually just eat at the bar.
Stand is pretty good too, on 12th and University across from Strip House.
Rare, in the Village is right near the West 4th Street Station.
BLT Burger is near the 14th Street F Train Station
5 Napkin isn't quite as downscale as Corner Bistro, but it's big and juicy, and pretty convenient to the E (9th & 44th).
I would highly recommend Zaitzeff on Ave. B btw 2nd and 3rd. Top-knotch burgers, excellent ingredients.
I went to Corner Bistro not too long ago on a Friday evening around 6pm and got right in, ensconced myself at a small table and was chowing down in under 10 minutes. It was definitely bustling, but not crazy busy. Maybe I lucked out that night.
Have you tried Paul's da Burger Joint on 2nd Ave near St. Mark's? It's a couple of storefronts from Pommes Frites. Really beefy, juicy burger. The American cheese is standard fare and the bun is just okay, but there was a ton a flavor in that patty.