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Burger King Wants to Serve Beer at Garment District Outpost, Board Says

 The Burger King at 474 Seventh Ave., between West 35th and 36th streets.
The Burger King at 474 Seventh Ave., between West 35th and 36th streets.
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DNAinfo/Maya Rajamani

GARMENT DISTRICT — How about a tall boy with your Whopper?

A Burger King on Seventh Avenue could start serving beer after the fast-food eatery's franchisee approached the local community board about applying for a liquor license.

The franchisee, Rackson Restaurants LLC,  wants to pour brews at its 474 Seventh Ave. outpost between West 35th and 36th streets, Community Board 5 District Manager Wally Rubin said.

“Anyone who wants a liquor license has to come to us first, so they came to us,” he said.

The board chose not to take up the matter due to the high number it of applications it receives, and sent a “no comment” to the State Liquor Authority, which makes the final decision on liquor licenses, Rubin explained.

The SLA has yet to receive the application, a spokesman for the agency said Tuesday.

The chain added beer to menus at some of its U.K. outposts back in 2014 and secured a license to serve brews at a location in the Financial District last December, the spokesman added. That eatery, at 106 Liberty St., currently serves beer, an employee confirmed Wednesday.  

Burger King didn’t respond to requests for comment on the application, and a manager at the Seventh Avenue eatery declined to comment.