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Jul 17, 2009 06:58 AM

Which of these burger places?

Looking for simple, great quality beef and tasty burger. Prefer very casual.
Bobby's Burger Palace
DBGB Kitchen
Shake Shack

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  1. Haven't tried the other 2, but Shake Shack fits your description to a tee.

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    1. I haven't been to Bobby's but if you want really casual then definitely Shake Shack.

        1. re: LeahBaila

          just say no to DBGB. i had an HB Burger earlier this week and was shocked as to how good it was... figured anything associated with and tied to Heartland Brewery would be terrible but it was actually a really phenomenal burger.

          1. re: iFat

            Man, HB Burger has been on my list for months now! Have a meeting in the BofA tower next week, and just may have to hit it up. Tell me more about your experience!


            1. re: iFat

              Yeah a definite NO to DBGB. And I love shackshake!

              1. re: iFat

                Pardon my innocence but where is HB?

                1. re: omnidora

                  43 St (Broadway/6 Av). From the Heartland Brewery chain; replaced Spanky's BBQ earlier this year.

                  HB Burger
                  127 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036

                  1. re: squid kun

                    Thanks! have been away from Chowhound for awhile. Nice to be back. BTW I tried the Pat La Frieda Fresh Direct burgers and cooked them myself, topped with gorgonzola. It was great.

            2. Shake Shack seems to fit the requirements; will look up HB.

              1. Haven't seen many great reviews on Bobby Flay's burgers and the local paper up here in Ct. just gave him a big thumbs down for his new place at one of the casinos. Stick with Shake Shack!

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                1. re: judka

                  Shake Shack, Shake Shack, Shake Shack. Wonderful burgers. Did I say wonderful? The tastiest that I ever had! I have had a lot! GREAT location! (the one located in beautiful Madison Square Park) and fresh beef! (well, I guess that is why the burgers are soooo tasty).

                  I also love their fries (though others might disagree) and their shakes/custard is amazing!