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Best burger in the East Village?

buddhabelly Dec 14, 2012 11:07 AM

Where is the best burger?

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    kyph0515 RE: buddhabelly Dec 14, 2012 12:07 PM

    I like Korzo Haus, but it's not the conventional burger:


    178 E 7th St (between A and B)

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      sam1 RE: buddhabelly Dec 14, 2012 12:31 PM

      lots of good ones.

      my favorites are at black market and westville.

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        lexismore RE: buddhabelly Dec 14, 2012 01:38 PM

        I'd say Back Forty and Prune

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          kathryn RE: buddhabelly Dec 14, 2012 02:14 PM

          Try the Brindle Room:

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            sam1 RE: kathryn Dec 15, 2012 01:39 PM

            thats a very buttery, very delicious burger. shame the rest of the place is pretty lousy. my meal there included blasting of black eyed peas songs and people taking photos of their food.

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            mitchleeny RE: buddhabelly Dec 15, 2012 06:58 AM

            Best burger is VERY subjective.

            For its style, I really like Black Iron Burger Bar. I also love their fried green tomatoes and they do a good job with onion rings.

            Is the burger at Brindle Room available for dinner? Website doesn't show it on dinner menu.

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              foodwhisperer RE: mitchleeny Dec 15, 2012 05:52 PM

              I totally agree with Mitchleeny, "best burger is VERY subjective", The Smith's Burger Deluxe was good.
              Jeepney has perhaps most interesting burger. Other burgers i've had in East Village were just Ok at places like Stage, Veselka, In general I go West for my burgers.

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                Dave Feldman RE: mitchleeny Dec 16, 2012 04:18 PM

                The burger at Brindle, in my experience, has always been available at dinner, even though it is not on the menu. If they haven't run out, they'll serve it.

              2. princeofpork3 RE: buddhabelly Dec 15, 2012 04:42 PM

                My vote is for Royale on 11 and C

                1. alkonost RE: buddhabelly Dec 16, 2012 04:08 PM

                  Best burger in the EV -in my experience- was the Pat La Frieda's short rib burgers I cooked up at home on my humble little stove... I've had a very hard time finding a "best burger" at restaurants since then...

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