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Aug 172012
 



Nothing like a good juicy hamburger when you’re hungry and time is short.

Schnipper’s on 8th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan (adjacent to the New York Times office) has earned a well-deserved reputation for its burgers.

I happened to be there recently and can strongly vouch for their great flavor.

Schnippner's Quality Kitchen 8th Ave Midtown Manhattan - © SearchIndia.comSchnipper’s on 8th Ave, NYC

I didn’t douse my hamburger with sauce as some schmucks do.

Instead, I just went with the standard L.T.P.O (lettuce, tomato, pickle and onion) and got it cooked medium well.

My hamburger cost $5.50.

The patty was juicy, the bun decent and overall the burger did not give much cause to whine about.

Sitting in the sprawling restaurant, digging into my juicy burger and watching the babes walk past.

Nirvana!

Beats ogling at the Bollywood babes Sonakshi Sinha or Ileana.

Schnipper's 8th Ave NYC Hamburger

Of course, there are cheaper burgers to be had in NYC including in midtown.

But I doubt they’re as good as the Schnipper’s.

By the way, the shakes at Schnipper’s are amazing too.

If there’s anything I don’t like about Schnipper’s, it’s their pricing and the mediocre service.

When I went to get a refill of water, the girl cleaning the area was upset to be disturbed. Somebody, please tell the proletariat that customers pay their wages.

Also, charging $6 for a shake is kinda like the Marwadi rate of interest in small Indian villages and towns.

Schnipper’s midtown Manhattan branch is located opposite the Port Authority bus and subway stations.
620 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018
Ph: 212-921-2400

  5 Responses to “Gimme a Juicy Burger, Gimme Schnipper’s”

  1. Ha ha ha, this post reminds me of a little-known American film, Harold and Kumar at the White Castle. :) Btw, those photos of Burgers make me really hungry :)

    SearchIndia.com Responds:

    I haven’t been to White Castle in a long time.

    Will go there soon and post a review with a dedication to you. ;)

    But I remember the White Castle burgers being smaller.

  2. SI wrote:”Will go there soon and post a review with a dedication to you.”

    Aswin’s disclaimer: I did not recommend White Castle and will not be responsible for SI’s delight/bitterness after tasting White Castle burgers :)

    Agneepath anyone :D

    SearchIndia.com responds:

    Expect it in less than a fortnight.

  3. I remember the Agneepath review. :)

    Hey, aswin kini, good to see you back..

    Was your account deleted too earlier? ;) mine was..!!

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  4. @BoopalanJ :) Lol and ROFL :)

    So, SI deleted your account, is it? ;)

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    Since the matter is under investigation by higher authorities in our ‘cloud’ department, we cannot disclose more details at this time.

  5. Talking of hamburgers, i remember a funny scene from Michael Douglas starrer Falling down…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJs9p-VNORw

    SearchIndia.com Responds:

    Nice one. Hilarious!

    We’ll review Falling Down soon.

    Michael Douglas is usually a class act.

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