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Our Burgers

Peanut Butter Explosion ??? chocolate cake, peanut butter mousse & fudge drizzle ? is one of our new dessert items at all NYC locations ? @sisterhoodofthetravelingfork
Wingin’ it Wednesday ? TAG YOUR WING LOVIN’ FRIENDS! 
@foodbooknyc
The burger, the myth, the legend ??
@artsandfood_nyc
Eat your greens! ?
@nycfoodinsta
Bacon you crazy ???
@thisplate.nyc
Happy Friday from our burger fam to yours. Have an EGGcellent day ???
@foodgirleats
Introducing one of 5NB’s newest happy hour menu items ?? coconut shrimp tacos! ?? available @ all locations during #HappyHour ???
@revciancio
Hump day calls for chicken & waffles 
@twobetchesonefork
5N sauce makes every great thing greater ? 
@nycollegebites
Center of attention ? @livetoeatnyc
Sweet Sundae Funday ???
@the_roamingfoodie
Wake up and smell the brunch poutine ???
@evieneedstoeat
Throw your burgers in the air for FRIDAY ??
@theseafareragency
A slice of carrot cake a day keeps the doctors away! ?? @sydelleats
Aspen Ridge angus chuck, imported gruyere, rosemary-garlic aioli, caramelized onions ? 
@itsmostlyfood
There is only more day left to snag your #NYBurgerWeek ticket from the link in our bio ? you don’t want to miss out on these buns ? @revciancio @omgitsbomb
Tavern onion ring tower to kick start your Monday ????
@themosttrusted
Sunday cure ? @evieneedstoeat
Rise & shine ??? join us at 5NB #UnionSquare for some fun #cincodemayo celebrations @girlswhoeat
Happy FRYday to all our burger lovers out there ???? @nycfeast

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.