We’re finally starting to get a real taste of summer! Even though April showers have carried over into the month of May, this week most of our residents were able to experience some high temperatures that were worthy of summer attire. Some of us may have eagerly brought our grills out of storage to spend the weekend outside enjoying the sun, but others aren’t ready to dust off all of their warm weather toys. So, are you craving a juicy burger but aren’t quite ready to play outdoor chef yet? Here are 13 burger joints in New York that will make your taste buds explode:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. The Cooperstown Diner, Cooperstown
Proof that looks can be more than deceiving, this small but amazing diner is jam-packed full of fantastic food and even better service. No, your eyes are not tricking you! This tiny restaurant is so small that it has earned itself
half of an address. Well known for their famous Jumbo Burgers, we suggest trying a junior burger to start off with!
Location: 136 1/2 Main Street Cooperstown, NY 13326
2. Ale 'n' Angus Pub, Syracuse
The type of establishment you'll regret wearing tight-fitted clothes to, these burgers will have your stomach exploding in the best way possible! Their menu may or may not turn you into the most indecisive resident of New York, but it'll just be another excuse for you to come back for more! Our suggestion? First, be sure to check out what burger of the week they're featuring. Second, be sure to try out the Power Play Burger!
Location: 238 Harrison Street Syracuse, NY 13202
3. Jack's Drive In, Wynantskill
The best things in life are the moments that surprise us with cheer out of nowhere. Don't let your quick glance at Jack's small sliders deter you from trying out these burgers for yourself! Our suggestion? Follow up these burgers with an even more filling milkshake!
Location: 24 Main Avenue Wynantskill, NY 12198
4. DirtyBurger, Plainview
Out on lovely Long Island you'll never find yourself hungry. Looking like something out of your heavenly burger dreams, the dishes served to you at DirtyBurger are almost too good looking to touch.
Almost. After deciding that you absolutely must devour what's been placed right before you, you'll find yourself thinking about when the next acceptable time to come back would be. Our suggestion? Try the Dirty Lamb!
Location: 12 Manetto Hill Mall Plainview, NY 11803
5. Burger Mondays Bar & Grille, Binghamton
Another spot on our list that will tear your hungry heart in two, the dishes and daily specials at Burger Mondays will keep you coming back for more. Our suggestion? Try The Classic!
Location: 23 Henry Street Binghamton, NY 13901
6. Gilligan's Island, Sherburne
that Gilligan's Island! You may know this Gilligan's Island of New York for their mouth-watering ice cream that you'll find yourself craving every summer. But have you gotten hooked on their juicy burgers yet? Make the drive to this restaurant for a scrumptious burger and follow it up with dessert!
Location: 64 North Main Street Sherburne, NY 13460
7. FX3 Fit Food Fast, Queensbury
A unique spot that provides tasty alternatives to your regular beef burgers, once you stop in and check out this restaurant you'll be hooked! Our suggestion? Try the Veggie or Black Bean Burger!
Location: 682 Upper Glen Street Queensbury, NY 12804
8. Blarney Stone, Syracuse
One of the things our Western, New York residents miss the most when they move out of the area, these burgers will make you drool in anticipation. Consistently scrumptious and never disappointing, the prices on Blarney Stone's menu will also win you over! Our suggestion? Try tackling The Blarney Burger.
Location: 314 Avery Avenue Syracuse, NY 13204
9. Comfort Kitchen, Saratoga Springs
All throughout Saratoga Springs you'll find amazing places to eat, and incredible burger joints are no exception! A menu that will have you calling this restaurant your new home, we suggest trying the Comfort Burger.
Location: 454 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
10. Albany Pump Station, Albany
A historic building filled with lots of character, visitors will always enjoy this Capital Region gem. Close to many of Albany's biggest attractions, this restaurant provides the perfect place to grab a delicious beer and juicy burger. Our suggestion? Devour the flavorful Pump Station Burger!
Location: 19 Quackenbush Square Albany, NY 12207
11. Lost Dog Cafe, Binghamton
Karaoke AND burgers? What more could a New York resident dream of? Full of life and tons of flavors, visiting the Lost Dog Cafe is always an entertaining evening out. Our suggestion? Calm down that rumbling belly of yours with a classic Grass Fed Beef Burger that you'll absolutely enjoy!
Location: 222 Water Street Binghamton, NY 13901
12. Sorto's Top Bun Burgers and Fries, Lindenhurst
Who's ready to eat? Walk into Sorto's and enjoy a wonderful variety of burgers for an unforgettable meal! Our suggestion? Challenge yourself and build a triple burger!
Location: 136 South Wellwood Avenue Lindenhurst, NY 11757
13. Juicy Burger, Ballston Spa & Guilderland
Blessing our residents with not one but two locations, Juicy Burgers are well...juicy! With a name that will trigger your eyes to pop out of your head, these juicy and delicious tasting burgers will knock your socks off. Our suggestion? Go ahead and devour the Mushroom Cheese Burger!
Locations: 15 Trieble Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
And 5 New Karner Road
Guilderland, NY 12084
Were you able to make it through reading this entire post without having your stomach rumble? I wasn’t! Share with Only In New York where your favorite spots are to grab a delicious burger within our state!