Shake Shack

Row 1

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2000 Sansom St (at 20th St)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 809-1742
Burgers
Hot Dogs
Ice Cream
2
8.60
Hours: 
Mon–Sun: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM

Slowly, Danny Meyer's Shake Shack is changing the landscape of the burger world. It started in Madison Square Park in 2001, with a hot dog cart created by Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group to support the Madison Square Park Conservancy's first art installation. Fans of the cart lined up for three summers until USHG won the bid to open a permanent park kiosk. Then the real fun (and lines) started. The "roadside burger joint" started serving incredibly juicy burgers on potato rolls and rich, thick, creamy custards with mix-ins (concretes), and the best Chicago-style hot dog outside the Windy City. It took until 2007 for the Shack to stay open through winter, but it's since become a New York institution — and spread beyond its borders, immediately ranking among those locales best burgers. Menu additions, mash-ups, and location-specific items have followed at newly launched Shacks in New York, Connecticut, Florida, D.C., Philadelphia, the Middle East, and now London. Location specific items at the Philadelphia Shake Shack include Center City Pretzel, Rittenhouse, and Liberty Shell concretes. — Arthur Bovino, 11/20/2012

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Visit Philly
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 08:29
The people working the registers here are super friendly
Michael
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 17:55
For an authentic New York City Shake Shack experience, eat your meal in Rittenhouse Park.
Eduardo
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 08:49
Monther
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 13:22
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Khaled
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 15:22
Must try the Shack Burger and the Black & White shake if you're lucky enough to have one in your city.
Adrienne
Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 09:40
reaaaaallly great cheese fries!
Felicia
Friday, July 20, 2012 - 06:45
If you're eating inside, get your hot food and wait to get dessert. When you're ready, go to the C line for your cold items.
Jeff
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 09:48
A friend recommended going for a Double. Good call... it was the perfect amount of burger to fill me up. If you like something a bit spicy, go with a SmokeShack. The food was worth the price.
Edwin
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 11:08
Good but not great....in a city full of awesome burgers (and other food) this one is far from the top....2 thumbs up for the shakes and service!
Brandon
Monday, July 9, 2012 - 07:50
Do the new, Philly "Shake & Bake!". Eat a Shackburger, then head to Hollywood Tan. Shake up your weekend!
KnowsieRosie
Friday, June 29, 2012 - 10:31
Every burger is great, but the Shake Shack's famous "Shack Sauce" will make it the best burger you have ever had!
Julian
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 10:57
The lines move fast. All the burgers is bangin! I got the shack stack. Amazing!!
Pete
Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 08:36
Burger is decent. Could be better. However these prices are dumb. 11 bucks. Hence this place is overrated (clap 5 time)
Jeremy
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 15:29
We like getting a cheeseburger and concrete. But if you've got a hunger, go with the double Shackburger.
Philadelphia Magazine
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 12:03
Glad I tried it, but I prefer bobby flay's in university city by far, or even five guys.
Nikki
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 12:12
The SmokeShack...great, greasy burger. Hit the spot at 11pm.
E
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 06:55
OMG!!!! The portobello burger is the BOMB. So effin good:)
Alicia
Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 05:06
No frills, just a really good burger.
Leonard
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 18:05
Lives up to the hype.
Christina
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 17:07
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