Kitsch and chichi mingle at this tiny, hidden spot in the posh Parker Meridien. It’s a perfectly re-created burger emporium circa 1972, down to the “wood” paneling, vinyl booths and iconic ingredients, such as Heinz ketchup and Arnold’s buns. The burgers are picture-perfect, too—juicy and flavorful with the perfect degree of char. Get “the works,” with tomato, lettuce, pickle, mayo and red onion. The fries are only fair, but milk shakes are thick and good.
|Venue name:||Burger Joint|
Le Parker Meridien Hotel, 119 W 56th St
|Cross street:||between Sixth and Seventh Aves|
|Opening hours:||Daily 11am–11:30pm|
|Transport:||Subway: F, N, Q, R to 57th St|
|Price:||Average burger: $5. Cash only|