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“Megadelicious burgers...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shake Shack

Shake Shack
366 Columbus Avenue, New York City, NY (Upper West Side)
6467478770
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Ranked #330 of 12,022 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Ice Cream
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Neighborhood: Upper West Side
Description: Shake Shack is a modern day version of a roadside burger stand from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group. Serving delicious burgers, fries, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more!
Rome, Italy
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“Megadelicious burgers...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I'll write about this Shake Shack, the first one we've been, but, more or less, the same could be written for any other of their restaurants.

After visiting the Natural History Musuem, we were so glad to find, right on its back, this restaurant we've been so much told of. Shake Shack did not exist last time we've been in the US!

Even if, as we later discover is the rule for Shake Shack, finding a seat is hard, this specific place has the advantage to be located a few minutes away from Central Park, but even if you don't want to go there, some shady benches are just 2 steps away.

As for food, tasting burgers, chips etc. makes you feel the difference - and it will make you come back!

Recommended for burgers lovers!
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  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Coppell, Tx
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“Burger Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The burgers and shakes are fantastic here. Our daughter in law had told how good this restaurant was and she definitely was right. We found this location near the Museum of Natural History on a freezing night in November. It was so worth it.. They really know how to make a hot, delicious burger with fresh ingredients. The shakes (with malt) are thick and decadent. This location had plenty of room (2 stories) and we didn't wait long for our food.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
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“First Shake Shack experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

My first ever shake shack experience was at this location and I was looking forward to it for a long time! I had been recommended this location as it was quieter than many of the others, and while there was a line and full dining room on the main level, the lower level had plenty of empty seats. I did go around 11:30am to beat the rush and there were mostly young kids there. Foodwise, exceeded any expectations. Such a great burger and an awesome peanut butter shake. The cheese fries were also delicious. I tried another location and it was good but way too busy to enjoy it as much. When I return I will definitely be back to this location!' Thanks shake shack!

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Udine
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“Best burgers in town!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

"best burgers in town", New Yorkers say.. indeed!! Burgers and fries are simply amazing and the lemonade too! A place to go, at least once.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta
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“Mmmm...cheese fries :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

We'd heard great things about Shake Shack and are always looking for the best burger in town, so we had to try Shake Shack. We were there during the NYC Marathon weekend and expected a long line, but the wait wasn't bad at all.

We ordered the Smoke Shack and the Shack Burger and, of course, the cheese fries. Every bite was SO good! I loved the cherry peppers on the Smoke Shack. We also liked the Shack sauce. The fries were crispy and golden, and that cheese sauce was ridiculously good.

Can't wait to see Shake Shack in Atlanta!!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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