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Thunder Jackson's

169 Bleecker St. (Sullivan St.) Send to Phone
212-677-6700 | Menu
Haute bar food and an outstanding burger distinguish TJ from the Bleecker Street crowd.
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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late

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  • 3.5 star rating
3.5 rating over 3 reviews

Thunder Jackson's Restaurant Review

: When this Greenwich Village sports bar-restaurant first opened, many New York foodies scoffed at the gimmicky $12 forty-ounce bottle of Miller High Life served in a brown paper bag that is on offer. But those who ventured in found something surprising: good food. That’s because the man in the kitchen is Ian Russo (late of his own eponymous eatery on the Upper East Side). The trademarked Dirty Burger might be one of the best in the city (as it's served, the waitstaff instructs diners that the ketchup and truffle-mayo are for the fries only). The plain burger, slightly charred on the outside and just raw enough on the inside, is served between a soft steamed bun and really needs no condiments. If you’re not in the mood for beef, there’s a good pulled pork sandwich, and a pulled smoked chicken sandwich too. Russo also dishes up above-average seafood dishes, and tender St. Louis-style pork ribs.

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