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5 Napkin Burger- Boston

105 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02189 (Back Bay)
(617) 375-2277
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Ranked #611 of 2,817 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $0 - $18
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Description: 5 Napkin Burger is an upscale restaurant devoted to the art of the hamburger. The signature is 10 oz of fresh ground chuck topped with rosemary aioli, caramelized onions and melted gruyere on a soft white roll. The full burger lineup includes the all-American Bacon Cheddar, Italian Turkey, Avocado Ranch, Mushroom Bleu, Veggie, Lamb, Tuna, Inside Out, even a Burger Salad. While the burgers may be the headliners, the diverse menu of expertly prepared American classics entice foodies to come back nightly. 5 Napkin is the rare burger restaurant where vegetarians and carnivores are equally at home. Additional temptations include expertly prepared sushi maki rolls, Matzo Ball Soup, Steak Frites and Fish & Chips. The 5 Napkin beverage programs showcases a global selection of 60 wines and 80 beers, 10 signature cocktails, 40 bourbons and a host of decadent milk shakes and floats – all a perfect complement to the cuisine.
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

This looked great busy and fun we were disappointed, the Blackberry and ginger cocktail at $11 did not come with the half salt rim or any fruit dressing. The food was tasty but poorly presented, it was so busy the server barely had time to call at the table.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I am here for a brunch, and can't resist for a Classic Cheese Burger, it was not only good but the service is also excellent. Friendly and nice. The quantity of brands of draft beers is also remarkable. For a Sunday brunch, what else?

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Dublin, Ireland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We are here on recommendation from a local. The menu had a lot of choice and not just burgers. The food was good and tasty and the service was excellent. The only thing was the onion rings were not great, maybe just a once off as they were a little overlooked. Overall I would recommend it and it had a... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The name caught my attention as I passed it on the trolly. Had their classic burger and it was OK. Plenty of seats inside and out.

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Sunnyvale, California, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I had a fairly good burger (the Original, I think), and the tomato, avocado & cotija salad side as a starter. The food was good. My waitress was friendly and provided good advice on the food and choice of beer, but seemed overwhelmed soon thereafter and the service slowed down a bit. Maybe I was watching too much Bar Rescue... More

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Liverpool, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Needed to grab a bite, but it was pouring. Our hotel directed us the 5 Napkin Burger. It was located across and down the street from our hotel, but since we stayed at the Marriott, we were able to access it by using the skywalks and never have to go outside. Awesome burgers and Margaritas!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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218 reviews 218 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Shared a sample burger at one of their temporary stands introducing veggie sliders. It was very good and would go to their restaurant around the corner at the Prudential sometime.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

expected more. Ordered take out of cheeseburger and lobster sliders. Cheesburger OK, lobster sliders were tasteless. The bartender who took the order did not seem very interested.

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Windsor, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Burgers are awesome. Was extremely pleased with the taste of the bacon and cheddar burger with fresh cut fries. Service was quick and staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. Would definitely come back to this place.

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Boston, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Liked the burger and service was good but paying 15 bucks for a hamburger is a stretch for many people you will not leave this place for under 20 bucks Spent over $100 w family for burgers and fries

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