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Jimbos Hamburger Place

991 1st Ave, between East 54th and East 55th Streets, New York City, NY 10022-4104
+1 212-355-6120
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
20 Jan 2018
“Cheap and cheerful ”
16 May 2017
“Old New York City Lives!”
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8:00 AM - 7:15 PM Hours
Diner, Fast food
991 1st Ave, between East 54th and East 55th Streets, New York City, NY 10022-4104
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend comes here just about every week during his lunch break at work for a burger or a BLT with fries. I decided to see what all the fuss was about since he loves this diner. People, I loved it. Small place, loads of...More

Thank HiddenGem22
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a local institution. Never mind the national chains, Jimbo's offers real hamburgers and grilled cheese sandwiches in a wonderful old and dated cramped space Even if hear only. for a few minutes you will leave smelling for the rest of the day like...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Simply a great burger place. You can order other counter foods, but Jimbo's is basically a great burger place. Nothing fancy, just great meat in an honest burger at a great price.

Thank Oberew
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Small mom & pop joint throughout NYC that's not to be slept on. Save a few bucks, eat yummy food, like - their home fries (yum), fresh eggs, fresh everything... All cooked in front of you. Small location with 3 employees at best, but super...More

Thank PassportHeavy
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

My grandson waited for me while I walked across the street to get a glass of wine to have with my burger... He and I loved our burgers and fries !!! Coleslaw was yummy too!! Very small mice live under the Snapple machine and said...More

1  Thank LKB496
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Best kept secret on the Eastside...JIMBOS has been in business for over 30++ years and keeps making the best burgers and fries in NYC, not to mention their GREAT coffee as well as breakfasts. A multi generational family business, in a tiny shop with a...More

Thank adimarzio
Reviewed 9 May 2015

friendly, inexpensive, great breakfast, eat with the locals located right on 1st ave, small intimate place which is easily missed if you don't pay attention

Thank tom c
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

They make the best burgers in NYC hands down without a doubt! It's small yes but that just adds to the charm! Can't go wrong with it!

Thank ManhattanReptiles
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I grew up in NYC and I have not found a better burger than this place. Yes the place may be small but the burgers are the best. Cooked perfectly with tje fries and the cost is just right. The best is the original one...More

Thank J B
Reviewed 7 August 2014

How can I describe Jimbos? A greasy spoon, a hole in the wall, a hamburger joint, a mini-deli? It is a tiny restaurant on the East Side of Manhattan. The counter has only few stools and only a couple of small tables for two. Yet...More

Thank Alfred B
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Restaurant Details

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Diner, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 9:15 PM
8:00 AM - 7:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 991 1st Ave, between East 54th and East 55th Streets, New York City, NY 10022-4104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-355-6120
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