Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


361 Sixth Ave. (Washington Pl.) Send to Phone
212-414-9500 | Order Now!
The sauces may make a difference, but the actual burgers here (with or without sauce) are just fine.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch & Dinner daily

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Joy Burger Bar Restaurant Review

: This West Village burger spot’s raison d’être is the large selection of sauces that diners can choose to top their burgers. “The sauces make the difference!” the menu proclaims. Choose from garlic mayo, chimichurri, pesto, spicy mayo, sweet chili, honey mustard and a handful of others (or mix two of them) to go on a burger which comes in three sizes (the middle five-ounce size is quite large). But, in fact, the burger (with its soft, unobtrusive bun) was good enough in its own right that Joy’s slogan is rendered unnecessary. The chimichurri and spicy mayo, however, did add a nice punch to the bland turkey burger. Other menu options include greasy onion rings (diners get six rings for $3.25), chicken sandwiches, and about half a dozen salads. Shakes, sodas, lemonade and beer are the available libations.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Joy Burger Bar
GAYOT has uncovered the best restaurants in New York for you to enjoy right now
Top 25 Restaurants in New York to Eat at Right Now

GAYOT's picks include Italian hotspots, craft cocktail bars and eateries inspired by destinations around the globe.

Read more


Find out which restaurants and chefs top the list of GAYOT's 2016 Annual Restaurant Awards.