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Our Burgers

Like the emoji, but SO MUCH BETTER ??? #ClassicCheese
Sweet treat for #HumpDay ??? @jonathanchoi1
Nice to MEAT you ???? @nycfoodchaser
But first, burgers ? @artsandfood_nyc
Sunday Funday ??? @nick.angione
Brunch o’clock ??? enjoy this beautiful Saturday with friends & good food ? @foods_beforedudes
Throw your burger in the air for FRIYAY ???? @nycfoodchaser
10 oz. all natural ground angus chuck, imported gruyere, caramelized onions, rosemary - garlic aioli ?? @itsmostlyfood
Craving carrot cake, you? ?? @eat_travel_drink
Introducing the LAMB KOFTA ? middle eastern spiced lamb & beef with onions, garlic & parsley, topped with tahini sauce, kosher pickles, pickled onions, oregano roasted tomato ?? available at ALL 5NB locations ??
Fuel your body with the good stuff to get you through the week ?? @nyborough_eats
The bacon & egg cheeseburger ? made with love and lots of cheese ???
That YOLK ??? another brunch another #yolkporn ?
Egg-tremely happy it’s FriYAY! ??? @hb_eats
Stairway to heaven ? @friendswithforks
Korean bbq Wings FTW ???? @nycfoodnfun
Go big or go home!! @brbcookingdinner
Burger time ? @foodmuenster
Happy Easter from our family to yours ?? #SundayFunday @adventuresofchefanie
Brunch in the air! ?? @travelingfoodbaby

The Story

We had the burger – the original 5 Napkin Burger – 10oz of 100% all natural Angus chuck from Aspen Ridge, griddled to desired temperature, topped with gruyere cheese, caramelized onions and rosemary aioli on a soft white potato roll. This is the burger, Chef Andy’s burger. Then, and now, it remains our guide. A burger like this can answer a lot of questions if you let it. Ours are big and made with care. A good 3oz west coast style smash burger has its’ time and place, but that place isn’t here. Custom blends may be all the rage, but for us 100% chuck is the purest expression of burger happiness. (This same passion has also given rise to the best veggie burger on the planet.) We like them medium rare with a nice pink center and juices running down your arm, but you have it as you like it. We like them with a few premium toppings that are there for a reason, not just to sound good, or with hopes of going viral.

We strive to elevate the burger experience to its top shelf – because you and your burger deserve better. While other “burger joints” serve their burgers in wax paper, or in a cardboard box, 5 Napkin Burger holds itself to a higher standard. Burgers this great deserve to be served stacked high on a real plate, at a table with a proper setting, and with a great glass of wine or a craft beer, by a person who speaks the language of real service. A 5 Napkin Burger could never be eaten standing up. Knife and fork is optional – 5 Napkins are required.

As we enter our second decade we have decided to get back to our roots and focus on our core mission: to serve fantastic burgers in a beautiful setting, with friendly service and a tasty cocktail, while making 5 Napkin Burger a generous supporter of the community, and a great place to work for everyone on our team.

That sounds like enough to us ‐ we hope you agree.