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1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC
2026839922
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Ranked #257 of 2,682 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Hot Dogs
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Shake Shack is a modern day version of a roadside burger stand from Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group. Serving delicious burgers, fries, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more!
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Toronto, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I have gone here twice. Once for the burger and fries and once for the salted caramel frozen custard. I enjoyed the burger. I had a shack stack which is their regular burger patty combined with a breaded, deep fried, portobelo mushroom with cheese. It was very greasy and very filling, which is, of course, to be expected. There was... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a great hamburger and milk shake after touring an area museum. The only negative was that it was really crowded and we had difficulty finding a place to sit. But I'd go back in a minute!

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Orlando, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I were in DC for a wedding and we decided to wander around the Dupont Circle area. We found this little place and when went in we were thrilled to see "concretes" were offered on the menu. We had lived in St. Louis, MO (the home of the concretes) for several years and were thrilled to see... More

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Winslow, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We knew this would be good...there was a question before it opened... We were not disappointed... Fab burgers cooked to order as per your liking... Great chips-sorry fries!!! Scrummy lemonade...great milkshake... But good value for money. Place clean & tables wiped down. Great staff too... We'll be back...

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Had my weeks worth of calories in one sitting with a delish cheeseburger, fries and chocolate malt. Better than the average burger joint. We will be back!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

1. Get the custard 2. Get a chocolate shake to share 3. Cheese fries are delish 4. Burgers were good but a bit salty for my taste

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Rochester, New York
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1,480 reviews 1,480 reviews
962 restaurant reviews
448 helpful votes 448 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

What can you say about a joint that can put up a hamburger, order of fries and thick milk shake in a few minutes time? "Gimme gimme gimme more!" Actually, the Shake Shack probably does more shakes than food, but they have long lines for both. I had a simple vanilla shake in a cup, and that was superb! Thick... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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176 reviews 176 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Fantastic choice for food and drink. Great Burgers, fries, shakes, an drink choices. Think of your typical burger joint but better. I went with the cherry burger and fair trade (coffee) shake and was very happy with my choice. A great choice for a quick bite.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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165 reviews 165 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Since everyone has their own burger preference, I just want to start by saying I grew up in California loving In-N-Out and hating Five Guys. We ordered two double Shake Burgers, Cheese Fries and Root Beer. The burger is super juicy without being too greasy and the cheese fries are terrific. There's a decent selection of beer and wine. And... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I called my friend a liar when she said shake shack could stand up to five guys. I stand corrected. I love them both but if I had to pick one....last hamburger of my life .....Shake Shack no question. Very important- don't waste time on fries....get 2 burgers. Yes, I'm serious.

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Additional Information about Shake Shack

Address: 1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC
Phone Number: 2026839922
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Hot Dogs

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