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5 Napkin Burger- Boston

#378 of 2,514 Restaurants in Boston
$$ - $$$American, ,
105 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02199-7602
+1 617-375-2277
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good43%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02199-7602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you or anyone in your party have a food allergy. Don’t bother coming here. My son has peanut, tree nuts and coconut allergies. All potential anaphylaxis. I called ahead to ask if they can accommodate this. The person who answered obviously had no clue....More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hopeful to get a really good burger here but found them to be average at best as well as very overpriced. The rolls were solid and the toppings ample but the burger itself lacks flavor. Hard to believe that fries are $5.50 more...More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to 5 Napkin on Saturday at lunch time. We asked for the season burger and the signature burger and both were good but the signature was even better. The decoration is cozy and cool. We had free French fries because we checked in...More

Thank Nathália A
Reviewed July 13, 2018

All I’ve been hearing are great things about 5 Napkin. The hype was that the burger is so succulent and loaded with luscious accessories that it requires five napkins to deal with the juicy runoff. It’s an irresistible notion that demands taking up the challenge...More

1  Thank pauljer
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Waiter continually disappeared. Nicolas got our order, eventually got our drinks, order came, and he forgot about us. No offer for drink refills, just dessert. Then, when we said no to dessert, disappeared again. No check-we joined other tables waiting for their check. Finally brought...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Visited for a business trip, this place reminds me a 50's burger restaurant. Burgers and lobster roll amazing, service very good. Thanks to our waitress who made the night even better. Suggested for central location close to Prudential Centre. See you again

Thank Violet1318
Reviewed May 31, 2018

I have been here a dozen times and would have, should have, rated experience 4-5. Good food, esp salads, great for a quick bit and watch game. Nice people. Surprised when I showed up at 930pm (during 1st NBA final games that started at 9pm)...More

1  Thank Inanairport
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

The place was pretty empty as we had a 5:30 reservation. I ordered a glass of wine, the server didn't ask nor bring me a glass of water. The burgers were amazing. I was bummed that the ala carte fries were cold but didn't ruin...More

Thank veronica401
Reviewed May 17, 2018

My sister and I've walked by 5 Napkin Burger on my way to Fenway Park for 3 years now. Due to a rain delay I decided we would check it out. Our server Alex was ready to answer our crazy questions (where's the other 4...More

Thank camaros88
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We had a great lunch with a super waitress and delicious food. My wife isn't a huge burger fan, but there were options for her, which was great. Two pieces of advice from me: 1) Get the fries. They're extra but worth it. 2) Get...More

Thank Chuck A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02199-7602
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-375-2277
  • E-mail
5 Napkin Burger is an upscale restaurant devoted to the art of the hamburger. The signature is 10 oz of fresh ground chuck topped with rosemary aioli, caramelized onions and melted gruyere on a soft white roll. The full burger lineup includes the all-American Bacon Cheddar, Italian Turkey, Avocado Ranch, Mushroom Bleu, Veggie, Lamb, Tuna, Inside Out, even a Burger Salad. While the burgers may be the headliners, the diverse menu of expertly prepared American classics entice foodies to come back nightly. 5 Napkin is the rare burger restaurant where vegetarians and carnivores are equally at home. Additional temptations include expertly prepared sushi maki rolls, Matzo Ball Soup, Steak Frites and Fish & Chips. The 5 Napkin beverage programs showcases a global selection of 60 wines and 80 beers, 10 signature cocktails, 40 bourbons and a host of decadent milk shakes and floats – all a perfect complement to the cuisine.
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