DiLeo Brothers Opening Dyker Heights Gourmet Burger Joint Next Week

DiLeo Brothers Opening Dyker Heights Gourmet Burger Joint Next Week
The CEO burger. (Courtesy of BurgerFi)
The CEO burger. (Courtesy of BurgerFi)

It’s happening! We watched the signage go up, and now local restauranteur brothers Nicholas and John DiLeo have announced the debut of their new gourmet burger and craft beer franchise location in Dyker Heights.

BurgerFi will open its doors for business on Monday, July 18 at 11am at 719 86th Street, on the corner of 86th Street and 7th Avenue.

The Dileo brothers, who have been in the restaurant industry for over 20 years and own neighboring restaurants Dyker Park Bagels and Annabelle’s Pastaria, told us they were excited to continue serving their neighbors.

“My brother and I look forward to serving the vibrant community of Dyker Heights and sharing our passion for high-quality ingredients in our hometown,” said BurgerFi franchise owner, John DiLeo. “We invite families to celebrate the summer season with our unrivaled better burger offerings made from fresh ingredients in a fun, family dining atmosphere.”

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The DiLeo brothers (Photo courtesy of BurgerFi)

The 2,500-square-foot restaurant has a seating capacity for approximately 60 patrons inside their dining room and patio seating for 28. The space also features various eco-friendly elements including:

  • Picnic and four-top tables made from over 700,000 upcycled milk jugs
  • Industrial-style chairs with select red chairs made of 111 upcycled Coca-Cola bottles
  • Wood panel walls made from the most renewable timber available —Number 2 southern pine lumber
  • Two sleek 10-ft fans that consume 88% less energy
  • 100% recycled paper countertops
  • 100% energy efficient LED lighting

Known for delivering the all-natural burger experience in a fast-casual environment, BurgerFi has a commitment to quality food that ensures no steroids, antibiotics, growth hormones, chemicals or additives are ever used. In addition to using Angus beef that is humanely raised and sustainably farmed, all recipes are created from natural, fresh ingredients that require team members to cut, chop, mix and prepare daily.

(Courtesy of BurgerFi)
(Courtesy of BurgerFi)

BurgerFi’s offerings showcase chef-driven menu items, including their newest CEO Burger featuring two Wagyu and brisket blend beef patties, savory aged Swiss cheese, homemade candied bacon-tomato jam and a garlic truffle aioli sauce. Additional menu features include their made-in-house VegeFi burger, Vienna hot dogs with all the fixings, fresh hand-cut fries and onion rings served with house-made sauces, frozen custard, natural sugar cane sodas, and a variety of craft burgers. Guests can also choose from a variety of local craft beers and red and white wine selections to pair with their burgers.

The Brooklyn location will serve lunch and dinner Monday thru Sunday. Hours of operation are Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 10pm, and Friday – Saturday 11am – 11pm.

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