[Photographs: Robyn Lee]

Update: Gothamist confirmed the restaurant is closing on Saturday, May 26.

Update (5/24/12): Co-owner Michael DiMiceli told Eater they're hoping to reopen as soon as possible. Check out the post for comments from the Prime Burger crew about the closing.

If you haven't been to Prime Burger yet, head over as soon as you can; the 74-year-old burger-centric diner in Midtown Manhattan is closing soon, reports Eater. The exact closing date has yet to be determined, but "it will come sooner rather than later." Whether you loved it or not, it's worth a final visit to this piece of New York burger history. Get a behind-the-scenes look in this short film by This Must Be the Place.


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About the author: Robyn Lee is the editor of A Hamburger Today and takes many of the photos for Serious Eats. She'll also doodle cute stuff when necessary. Read more from Robyn at her personal food blog, The Girl Who Ate Everything.


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