JG Melon
Pub known for burgers & old-school style
Burger · West 80s · $$
The Zagat Review
4.1
Food
3.4
Decor
3.7
Service
 
“Now and forever” , this circa-1972 UES “preppy haven” is a “fixture” where the “classic burgers” , “addictive cottage fries” and “mob scene” are as much a “tradition” as the cash-only policy; the separately owned Upper West Side (accepts credit cards) and Village outposts ”authentically replicate“ the menu, and "you can usually get a table without waiting.”
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hours Open Today · 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Chevron
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
location 480 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10024, USA phone +1 646-895-9388 website jgmelonnyc.com directions Get Directions
Zagat Mentions of JG Melon
Google Reviews
4.0
(58)
I pride myself a bit of a burger aficionado. I really wanted to like this place, and I respect very basic burgers, but this version was extremely austere. While my bacon burger had an onion, it still lacked the crunch with iceberg lettuce. They are also on the small side which is noted in other reviews. The patty is solid in flavor. The staff is great and attentive. I might give this place another shot, but I'm somewhat skeptical if it would change. Good, but not excellent. Always feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @joerazz
Joseph Raczynski · June 11, 2018
Generally well known for their burgers (which is what I normally get). However their other dishes are also good. I had the fried chicken sandwich which was tasty. Also, the plate of fries is pretty big so if you're not too hungry consider starting with one for the table.
Armando Ramirez · March 28, 2018
I love this place! The burgers are really good and the cottage fries are outstanding. They've got Magnolia Bakery desserts which is great. It's no usually crowded so it's always a very good option.
Valentina González · March 29, 2018