Shake Shack

Restaurants, Hamburgers Upper West Side
4 out of 5 stars
(1user review)
 (Photograph: David Rosenzweig)
Photograph: David RosenzweigShake Shack
 (Photograph: David Rosenzweig)
Photograph: David RosenzweigShake Shack
 (Photograph: Virginia Rollison)
Photograph: Virginia RollisonShake Shack
 (Photograph: David Rosenzweig)
Photograph: David RosenzweigShake Shack

Time Out says

Danny Meyer’s wildly popular Madison Square Park concession stand is mobbed with hour-long lines during the summer; in chilly weather, heat lamps provide all the warmth you need. Sirloin and brisket are ground daily for excellent patties, and franks are served Chicago-style on poppy seed buns with a “salad” of toppings and a dash of celery salt. Frozen-custard shakes hit the spot, and there’s beer and wine to boot. It’s worth waiting in line for, if you ask us, but if you’re in a rush, the Upper West Side’s wait rarely exceeds 20 minutes. While the first Shack caters mostly to a working clientele, No. 2 is designed with families in mind: There’s a playroom and stroller parking.



Address: 366 Columbus Ave
New York
Cross street: at 77th St
Transport: Subway: 1 to 79th St
Price: Average burger: $5. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am–11pm

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4 out of 5 stars

Average User Rating

4 / 5

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As a rule, I hate queuing...and I had buying into fads. But my local Shake Shack is an exception. This one is also in the perfect location for grabbing a Shack burger, shake and fries and meandering over to the're close by the reservoir.