Its location is ideally suited to cater to late-night drunkards stumbling out of the area’s many bars, but Mikey’s also is a local favorite. The flavorful, juicy hamburgers aren’t ridiculously huge and are reasonably priced ($5.50 to $9). You can also get a respectable turkey, lamb or fish burger, delicious shakes (the black sesame version is our favorite) and sides, such as a heaping platter of chili cheese fries.
TLD Suggests: Miller’s Near & Far and Cafe Katja — There are a couple spots featured in other categories whose burgers we’d also recommend. Miller’s Near & Far offers a double patty with cheese, tomato, pickled red onion and fries on the side for $14 (more details under “Best New Restaurant,” above). Cafe Katja just recently added a hamburger with grilled onions to its lunch menu.Mikey’s Burger 134 Ludlow St. 212-979-9211 Miller’s Near & Far 65 Rivington St. 646-559-1210 Cafe Katja 79 Orchard St. 212-219-9545
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