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5 Best Burger Chains on Long Island

With a variety of burger joints around Long Island, we narrowed them down to the five best chains, whether you crave a simple burger or a crazy one!

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Shake Shack

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Shake Shack is the perfect burger spot to hit when your craving a nice burger without too much oil and grease. Be sure to order crinkle cut fries and a malted milkshake with your meal. There are many locations around Long Island including locations in Garden City, Melville, and New Hyde Park.


Five Guys

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Unlike Shake Shack, Five Guys serve fat, juicy burgers that will leave you very satisfied and full. They also offer fries with cajun seasoning to give the fries a bit of a spicy kick. Five Guys is famous for having free, unlimited peanuts with every order. Be sure to check out one of their locations in Hicksville, Levittown, Carle Place, Merrick, Huntington, and more.


Smash Burger

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Smash Burger is a great burger chain that offers a variety of burgers with different fillings. Their variety of fries is also unbeatable, offering french fries, smashfries, sweet potato fries, tater tots, and even haystack onions. With locations in Hicksville, Wantagh, New Hyde Park, Port Washington, and more, you’ll be sure to find a location near you.



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Bareburger is an eco-conscious burger chain that offers organic, grass-fed beef and other organic ingredients, as well as vegan and gluten free options. If you have dietary restrictions but still crave a nice burger, visit one of their locations in Plainview, Great Neck, Hempstead, and more.


Bobby's Burger Palace

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Bobby’s Burger Palace is a restaurant chain with locations in Garden City and Lake Grove. They offer all different kinds of burgers with different fillings from a fried egg to potato chips. Be sure to check this restaurant out if you’re nearby!



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