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Better Burger
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178 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1604
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178 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1604
(212) 989-6688
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Bologna, Italia
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137 reviews 137 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I've tried this burgers because they're made with hormone and antibiotics free meat, but I've came back because they're just wonderful! And what can I say about they're fries (not fried?) gorgeous! And it's cheap so I'll consider for a quick lunch during your visit to the city.

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Well, it seems the exotic meats are really the reason to go here. I got the regular burger as I am a great believer in starting out with the basics to establish a baseline. It was really very blah. And I think I had a coupon and it was still pretty pricy. There are too many other options for a... More 

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Rhinebeck, New York
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150 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

But it's not a bad burger.... I had the veggie burger, and it was decent, and I especially liked their spicy ketchup but I can't see going out of my way to go back.

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New York City
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21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Loved the taste of that healthy burger wrapped in lettuce and olive oil perfectly fried fries....mmm!

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Southampton
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

We popped in here by chance when staying locally. Opted for the beef burger, just tasted like home cooked. None of the grease you get so often in fast food places, we will be eating there again while in NYC.

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York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2010

Having come across a YouTube video review of the top five NYC burger joints, my wife and I decided to check out Better Burger which was highly rated in the video review. It was a pleasant walk from out hotel on 29th Street to the restaurant, which sits on a corner on 8th Avenue. The first thing we noticed as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2008

Not outstanding, but fresh and good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2008

Unlike it's name, and maybe because they are more health conscious than other burger places, the burgers were a little lacking - then again it's my own fault for asking for a healthier burger.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2008

ok veggie burger-the patty fell apart all over which i wasn't so fond of..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2008

I don't known how you can make a "better" burger except add some more fat... this they do not do. But hey, they sell Larabars!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 178 8th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-1604
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: (212) 989-6688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?