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Mel's Burger Bar

2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
+1 212-865-7100
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“onion rings” (8 reviews)
“burger” (66 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My first proper meal in NYC post triathlon and stumbled upon Mel's burger bar on broadway. Good variety of burgers, fries and beers: selected the ommegang witte to accompany my burger and fries. Not sure about fried desserts? Staff polite and very helpful. However, I...More

Thank giles901
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The staff were so accommodating. Having just arrived from London and craving tea they brewed me a nice big mug of decent strong tea. Nothing was too much to ask. The garlic fries were moreish, my husband enjoyed his burger and the cob salad was...More

Thank Monduroe
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

And excellent fries, good variety The reason I gave it 4 and not 5 is the pricing. Slightly over priced

Thank Dr0rit
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The burgers and fries here are good. Sometimes they slightly undercook the burger but i like that. The fries come in a few varieties including a couple spicy one for the spicey lovers like me. The best part is the beer though. They have a...More

Thank Rudy R
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I went there by myself. The staff was extremely helpful in finding me a table. The burger was good, even though a bit small. Prices in line with the neighbourhood (which is not cheap). What I really liked is the friendly and laid-back environment. I...More

Thank Chiara L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We were starving after a long day of traveling. This spot was close by so we stopped for a quick lunch. The burger were good as were the fries. Save yourself and skip the onion rings. Not bad but not amazing.

Thank TheSuze12
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My trip to Mel's takes 5 mins, so why go downtown? Best burgers I ever had, sublime onion rings and a good beer menu.

Thank phmayhew
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I ate there tonight with my daughter. We each had the California burger. We liked getting avocado and other extras on it. They had many other great dishes and desserts. We were just not that hungry. The burger was great.

Thank John Y
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Pros: Amazing food Bar Family friendly Cons: Loud A little on the expensive side for a burger Long wait for food Tip: if you want to save money, order the kids burger for $6.50 and ask for veg on the side, it comes with fries...More

Thank Abigail H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very nice place, casual, cosy, relax... Friendly and nice staff... Interesting choice of burgers, anyone can be satisfied, very nice and tasty vegan options too. We've been there 3 times during our last stay in New York as the place was very close from our...More

Thank Marion L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2850 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-7829
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighbourhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 212-865-7100
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