Best Upper West Side Burger: Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint II

Moving into Upper Manhattan, be sure to check out Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint to satisfy your burger craving. Though the joint serves a variety of pizzas and a range of salads, sandwiches, and Italian meals, their burgers are standouts and deserve special attention. With nearly 40 burger options, it can be difficult to decide what to order here. If you want to keep it simple, try a Burger Club (beef burger with bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. served with onion rings and garnish) or the American cheeseburger. For fancier desires, there’s the Blueburger With Blue Cheese Sauce, Burger Florentine, Mediterranean Burger, and so much more.

Part pizzeria and part diner, the original location on Broadway opened in 1962 and closed in 2013, but this satellite remains.

Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint II is located at 70 W 71st St.