Burger Fi

A buddy of mine has been telling me how great Burger Fi is for a while now. I finally made it up there to give it the old Johnny Prime try.

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I had a “Breakfast All Day” burger (aka the B.A.D. Burger), a Chicago dog, and “cry & fries” (french fries and onion rings). And, of course, a vanilla shake. My buddy had a New York dog and a Bud.

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First, a bit about the burger: it’s a natural Angus burger topped with American cheese, hickory bacon drizzled with maple syrup, a fried egg, hash browns and grilled diced onions. This thing is a fucking beast. Typically you get a double burger patty, but with this monster you don’t, because of all the good toppings.

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It was really tasty. The ratio of all the different shit is just right.

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The Chicago dog was great. The dog itself is split and grilled, and then popped onto a poppy seed bun and topped with relish, diced onion, tomato, sport peppers, celery salt and pickles. This shit is legit. A little messy as you get down on it, but the flavor is fantastic.

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The fries and O-rings are good, but I would make sure to order my fries extra crispy next time. They’re seasoned correctly and they are flavorful. Onion rings are solid, real crispy and not too greasy at all. I actually enjoyed those more.

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And that’s that. Make sure you get up to the UES to try this place out. It’s pretty great.

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UPDATE – On a second visit the following week, I tried a BurgerFi Cheeseburger with onions and jalapenos, along with EXTRA CRISPY cry & fries. All was amazing. Extra crispy is definitely the way to go, and I prefer the regular burger over the B.A.D. burger.

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1571 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10028