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Island Burgers and Shakes

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
766 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6323
+1 212-307-7934
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (132 reviews)
“fries” (75 reviews)
“island burger” (9 reviews)
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766 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6323
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We choose this place randomly and we were very pleased! I was in a party of 4 and we all got different burgers. All the combination are special, each having some special ingredients. Also the meat was very tasty, thick and juicy, for medium cooked....More

Thank Ilaudj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Standard burgers no special menu. Place required cleaning and more attention for the served dishes. Not a must if you can get other alternative.

Thank yaron_moryosef
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit NYC twice a year and try different restaurants for dinner each time. There are so many well reviewed places to choose from that it makes it difficult to revisit a place unless you really love it. Island Burger in the Hell's Kitchen area,...More

Thank kathyinmontreal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shakes were great and the burgers were also very good. I didn't particularly care for my patty melt but that was due to a personal preference of having the bread grilled and they basically toasted the bread. The rest was very good and the...More

Thank OttawaWi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ran across Island by accident and are super happy we did. The menu is extensive and options are almost overwhelming in a good way!! Both the burger and the grilled chicken were great. The food was hot and arrived quickly. As with most places...More

Thank Nic C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice standard burger joint with a varied selection of burgers. Also have a few tables outside on the pavement.

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I went here mainly because this place had great TripAdvisor reviews. It's a pretty small restaurant which was pretty empty when we got there. It was cool outside but initially when we walked in, it was super hot inside. Decor is nothing special which is...More

Thank RFRoofBoxSRO
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and atmosphere...although small they make due with its size. Super quaint and the food...oh soo yummy!!

Thank Erika S
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a small restaurant in the neighborhood which serves burgers and shakes but also has other things on the menu. You can get any burger on the menu or you can customize your own burger. There is also a scale on the menu which...More

Thank ianshamshey
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My son and I ate dinner at Island Burger. I have been eating here for 10 years. This restaurant should be in the Michelin Guide. The food is excellent. 5 stars! Everything on the menu is great. Also, attentive staff, good music and cool ambiance!...More

Thank Fdnbd
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Questions & Answers
Ciara F
15 May 2017|
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Response from littlefootlady | Reviewed this property |
All ages are welcome, very small place though so highchair might not be an option with really small children.
15 January 2017|
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Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
It's a bit on the pricy side. I think it was a 15-18$USD burger with a half order of fries for $4 and a chocolate malt for $6-8? I believe my bill for one person was $20-25 range.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 766 9th Ave, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10019-6323
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-307-7934
A West Coast-style, French-fryless burger shack that attracts a deservedly cultish following.
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