Turkey burgers at Long Island restaurants: 4 picks

A juicy turkey burger is served with sweet

A juicy turkey burger is served with sweet potato fries at Wild Rose Bar & Grill in Farmingdale. (Jan. 2, 2014) Photo Credit: Jeremy Bales

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Turkey burgers are served almost everywhere, but no two taste quite alike.

Here are some favorites:

JACK'S SHACK, 671-A Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head, 516-676-7001

Food Network personality William "Jack" Degel's casual -- and environmentally green -- burger spot features a very juicy turkey burger, hormone and antibiotic-free. Get it with any number of free toppings, such as guacamole, bacon jam and pico di gallo, as well as house-made ketchups, spiced or mild. $6.95

OLD FIELDS, 81 Broadway, Greenlawn, 631-754-9868

This popular tavern serves one of Long Island's best turkey burgers, a hefty winner topped with jalapeños, Jack cheese and green tomatillo salsa, plated with fries or a salad. $12.95

advertisement | advertise on newsday

JAKE'S WAYBACK BURGERS, 2306 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow, 516-520-0298, and 1964 Jericho Tpke., East Northport, 631-864-5555

The turkey burger at this nostalgia-themed chain beats out the beef burger in flavor and juiciness. Get it as a turkey burger club, with bacon, lettuce and tomato or plain with whatever free toppings you choose. $4.99-$5.29

THE WILD ROSE BAR & GRILL, 1660 New Hwy., Farmingdale, 631-465-0886

Sit in one of the comfortable booths and order the turkey burger: One bite releases smoky juices ignited by Southwestern spice; nutty sweet potato fries are on the side.

Subscribe to our newsletter for restaurant recommendations, recipes and more.


Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

You also may be interested in: