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Shake Shack

Map & Directions 23rd & Madison Ave.
New York, NY 10011
  • Fast Casual
  • Daily 11am-11pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Not Necessary
  • No Parking


Village Voice's Description

The metallic modernist architecture of this leafy Madison Square kiosk did nothing to detract from the eerie feeling of dining alfresco in Appleton, Wisconsin;kudos to the design firm SITE. The menu features good Chicago red hots, eggy (or perhaps just yolky) frozen custard, salty crinkle-cut fries, and best of all, wonderful burgers, reputedly ground from a combo of brisket and sirloin. They're hand-patted and juicy as all get out, especially when topped with American cheese. Only the fries were disappointing;but that goes along with the Midwestern park-food formula. Just dump on lots of ketchup.

Member Reviews

  • lauramaustin wrote a review for Shake Shack
    on 01/03/11

    Some of the most delicious fast food burgers I have ever had! I definitely recommend going!!! Be prepared to stand in line, but it always moves quickly and is worth the wait!

  • kathryn.robinson90 wrote a review for Shake Shack
    on 06/16/10

    I'm so glad Shake Shack's are popping up around NY! This is one of my favorite places to indulge, when thick sirloin and brisket burgers take precedence over my flawed attempts to eat healthily. The one downfalls I can think of are the somewhat long lines- of course, that all has to do with timing, but a line's never fun when your stomach is grumbling for food! The fries aren't... More >>

  • fstabile wrote a review for Shake Shack
    on 05/24/10

    so amazing

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Tips from foursquare

  • Time Out New York on 09/13/10

    Not to be missed: French fries dipped in salted caramel, a.k.a. the stuff stoner dreams are made of.

  • Travel Channel on 11/15/11

    “Hard to beat for price and quality.” – Anthony Bourdain

  • Village Voice on 09/15/10

    The Shake Shack cheeseburger is a classic of Americana in the heart of NYC-a compact patty of juicy, medium-cooked meat plied w. lettuce, tomato, onion, & pickle, slotted neatly into a squishy bun

  • Graphicly on 09/19/10

    A great place to grab a burger and sit and read a comic book!

  • PHOTO: View of the Flatiron Building from Madison Square Park circa 1923. Click more info to view photo.

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