Shake Shack - Theater District
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- 62%Family Travelers
- 62%Local Culture
- 62%Nightlife Lovers
- 51%Business Travelers
- 51%Luxury Travelers
- 51%Art & Design Lovers
Member Reviews (20)
- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersFoodies+ 6Mar 07, 2014
Per word of mouth, I heard this establishment is where you go to cheat on your diet and indulge in one NYC's top options for burgery. Based on the line I was in at 6:00 PM, the word has spread far across the land, but do not feel intimidated by the wait. The line does move quick and the first savoring bite is worth the wait.
- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 1Oct 18, 2013
Shake Shack—the East Coast's answer to In-n-Out! Juicy, medium-rare, smashed burgers, buttery buns, and an out-of-this-world spicy mayo makes this joint a hit with tourists and locals alike. The shakes and ice cream ain't so bad either. I recommend the double Shack Burger. And if you aren't full by then, try the custard of the day!
- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictMember ofBudget TravelersBusiness TravelersFoodies+ 4Sep 19, 2013
It was my first time in New York City, and a good friend of mine said that I must try the best burger place in the city. So he took me to Shake Shack. When we got there, the line was out the door, and it was February, so I was prepared to shiver in the cold for at least 30 minutes. It turned out we only waited for about 10-15 minutes, and as for the burger and fries? They blew my mind. The burger patty was not like other patties-it was meaty, not too salty, and didn't taste fattening at all. The fries were so good, they had me picking off of my friend's plate after I finished mine. Next time you get to visit the Big Apple, make sure you try a Shake Shack burger!
- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 5Jul 22, 2013
Shake Shack is an institution in NYC and this location in the Theater District is constantly packed but you won't have to wait long. They have a system down like clockwork and I was able to order and get my food within 10 minutes.
The Shack Burger is classic and shakes are so yummy that I'll even endure my lactose intolerance for one. The bun is super soft, and of course the Shack Sauce is what makes the burger.
Best $5 burger around!Recommended for:Foodies
- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictNov 28, 2012
My order has been exactly the same every time I visited here: a Shack Stack, cheese fries, and a Black and White shake. There is usually a short line that moves relatively fast. Expect to stand or share a table with someone when you eat there.
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- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictMember ofLocal CultureBudget TravelersBusiness Travelers+ 3Sep 24, 2012
Near Times Square there are hordes of places to eat. I wasn't looking for fancy at all, but really I just stumbled onto the Las Vegas-ish sign that read "Shake Shack." I didn't connect the dots at first from the name and only got a burger the first time through, but I did make a second visit later to try a shake. From the other reviews, there are typically lines here, but it really only took me less than 5 minutes in line for all my times here.
-=-Double Shack Burger-=- Yes I got it, and I went big. It's a real plain cheeseburger with no frills. The best part about it was the meaty taste of the patty. It was fresh with no too much additives. There wasn't even a clear special sauce or something of that sort to curb the flavor. It was good, I suppose, but it's really time for a Double Double. My cheese fries and burger would come out to 11 bucks, and this is without a drink. Pffffft!
-=-Cheese Fries-=- Not worth the hype, don't do it. It's crinkle cut, and the cheese topping is nothing to write home about. Add some chili on the other hand, well, not here.
-=-Neopolitan shake!-=- So I came back since I was urged to try the shake. I ordered off the menu anyway and got a Neopolitan shake. Cashier had no clue was it was, but she was friendly enough to do it. Shake was $6. Good to try once, it was milky good, but for $6, no thanks.
- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 1First to ReviewSep 20, 2012
The Shake Shack does a good burger with completely fresh ingredients. It doesn't try to make the burger big, just good. It's in the same class as In 'n' Out or Five Guys, but not quite as good.
The strawberry milkshake I had was a bit runny where I prefer really thick shakes.
The Shack-ago dog imitates the Chicago style hot dog, but misses a bit, mostly by not using a poppy seed bun and missing out on the celery salt. It was an okay dog, but I wouldn't get it again.
The fries were okay.
Since this location is in a tourist spot, there are quite a bit of befuddled people wondering what to do and where to be. If I want another Shake Shack, I'd try the other location to see if the crowd has a different vibe.
- Shake Shack - Theater DistrictMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 2Jul 05, 2012
It's no in and out but it's still good enough for me to crave it!!! The cheese fries are really good. This is the shack stack and it is very flavorful and tasty. I like their standard burger as well. Must be something in the water :) their bun is different and I like it. Can't wait to go back!