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“My least favorite burger joint in NYC”
Review of Shake Shack

Shake Shack
Ranked #227 of 13,820 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Neighborhood: TriBeCa
Description: Shake Shack is a modern day "roadside" burger stand serving the most delicious burgers, fries, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more.
Sweeny, TX
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“My least favorite burger joint in NYC”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

My wife had read good reviews about the Shake Shack in NYC so we ( 4 of us ) went and ordered 4 different burgers so we could try a large cross-section of their fare. I can honestly say they were edible but nothing else. All 4 opinions were that we could have gone to Burger King, Dairy Queen or Carl's and had better food for less money.

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“Mouthwatering burger and fried”
Reviewed October 11, 2012 via mobile

Best burger I have had in a very long time. Shake was delicious as was the shackmeister beer wish they would go national better than anyone out there

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Toronto
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“Excellent burgers”
Reviewed September 7, 2012

We visited Shake Shack based on the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed. The burgers were excellent, probably one of the best burgers we have ever had. The fries were only O.K. The shakes were quite good. The meal was very reasonably priced. We liked it so much we returned for lunch the next day! The place was very crowded for lunch, but it still did not take too long to order and be served: when you order, they give you a pager that lets you know when your order is ready. We will definitely be back.

  • Visited August 2012
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Rexford, New York
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Crazy good burgers!”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Yes, it's fast food. It's a burger joint. But these are some of the best burgers I've ever had. This place can get a bit packed around dinner and lunch, but once you bite into your burger, you know why.

II brought my kids for a quick meal because they wanted a burger and a hot dog. Was a bit of a wait to place our order. Then a bit of a wait for our meal. It was worth it. The boys loved their meals, especially their shakes. The burgers are simply awesome. I was surprised at how good.

If you're in the financial district, especially anywhere near World Trade or World Financial, take the walk over to Shake Shack. If you're a burger lover, you won't be disappointed.

  • Visited August 2012
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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best Burgers Ever”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

The question was: Why are all those people standing in line? The answer was: Shake Shack. It was worth the 45-minute wait in Madison Square park. Loved the burgers, the crinkle fries and the black and white shake. Burgers are very moist and flavorful, bun was steamed and soft. Floats in your mouth. We also ate at the Battery Park location...it was good as well. My husband had Shake Shack four times in our six-day vacation and he bought the t-shirt. [He never buys t-shirts] He's wondering if they can overnight him a burger.

Visited August 2012
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