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Best burger along the R line?

howdini Jan 9, 2014 09:54 AM

My son works around 58th St and 1st/2nd Av. in Sunset Park. He called me earlier, saying he's having burger cravings [he's kind of a burgersseur], and asked me to do some research for dinner tonight.

Should we go into the Slope, or Bay Ridge? Where are the bangin' burgers at along the R line?

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  1. Miss Needle RE: howdini Jan 9, 2014 11:02 AM

    Don't know Bay Ridge burgers. But in Park Slope, my two favorite burger places are Lot 2 and Double Windsor (closest stop would be Prospect Ave on R line). Lot 2 is closer to the R though.

    My only issue with Lot 2 is that they don't have fries but duck fat potato wedges. The wedges are good but they only give you three -- though last time they gave me four -- not sure if it was a one-time thing or they decided to increase portion size.

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      howdini RE: Miss Needle Jan 9, 2014 11:11 AM

      Thanks, Miss Needle!

      l was just reading about the Brooklyn Beet Co. on 3rd Ave. in Bay Ridge; l think it's a sister restaurant to the Korzo Houses? lt sounds like a pretty strong contender for tonight's dinner; have you been there?

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        Miss Needle RE: howdini Jan 9, 2014 11:14 AM

        I've been to Korzo and like their burger. I prefer Double Windsor and Lot 2, but Brooklyn Beet Company may win out if it meant less walking in the cold!

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          howdini RE: Miss Needle Jan 9, 2014 11:23 AM

          Haha...You nailed it with that last part!

    2. egit RE: howdini Jan 9, 2014 11:28 AM

      Benchmark is on 2nd street, very near the Union Street stop. I haven't had their burger, but every beef dish I've had there has been outstanding.

      Has anyone had the burger there?

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        howdini RE: egit Jan 9, 2014 03:14 PM

        Thanks, egit. On the list it goes, but l think we're gonna hit the BBC. l think the goulash or chicken schnitzel are in order for me tonight. We've eaten a few ties at Korzo House in the EV, and my son is a fan of their burgers, so it's win all around.

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