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Shake Shack

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American, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Ice Cream
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1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC
2026839922
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Shake Shack is a modern day version of a roadside burger stand from Danny...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy greasy foods

Yummy foods! Love the skin fries! Not a lot of parking and the place gets packed!!!! Tourists frequent this location due to museums nearby.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Aja J
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went by several times but there was no where to sit. Finally, we just figured we would get food to go. The burgers weren't anything special but the concretes were great. I might have given it more stars but it could never accommodate families! Great location next to Spy Museum and across from Smithsonian portrait gallery so it would... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Yummy foods! Love the skin fries! Not a lot of parking and the place gets packed!!!! Tourists frequent this location due to museums nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Food and ice cream were good. Primarily a better than average burger, fries and ice cream place. Seating is extremely limited and there was a group of college kids that were hogging a lot of the chairs. It's right next to the Spy Museum so it's a natural place to eat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Which usually means good. Bacon burger did not lack flavor, in fact it was wonderfully spicy. The malt ( .50 more than a shake) was great. Many places don't even offer a malt option. Fries were ok-nothing to write home about. The line might look long but it moves quickly. Still, if you're in a hurry remember, since all food... More 

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Berkeley, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Shake shack has got some of the best burgers in the world. Nice crinkle cut fries too. But for me, it's all about the 'shroom burger...fried portobello mushroom stuffed with cheese on a toasted bun. Perfection.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I am a believer in second chances. I have tried this place out three times and each time was worse than the next. First time the lines were too long and services very slow and they ruined my friend's burger by putting cheese on it. Had to wait for them to prepare another burger (took 45 minutes to leave this... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stopped here for a quick burger when I was picking up some bits to take back to London! I have to say it was delicious! Next time I spot one I'll be making my way straight to the counter! Don't miss out!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I had the mushroom burger - something a little different from the traditional beef burger. It was a deep fried mushroom cap, stuffed with gooey cheese...on a bun. It was FANTASTIC! I also had a root beer float and cheese fries. Wasn't the healthiest meal ever, but boy was it good!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I’ve been going to Shake Shack for years – I’d lived in NYC for nearly 2 decades before recently relocating, so I was very familiar with the restaurant, especially their flagship location in Madison Square Park, its delicious hamburgers & the insanely long lines they attracted, so I was delighted to learn there were not one, but two locations in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We enjoyed the ice cream which was super yummy on a warm day. The food smelled delicious and the fries and burgers looked mouth watering, however, we only stopped in for ice cream. Next time, we would definitely try the food. Also, my daughter has a peanut allergy and they went out of their way to make sure what she... More 

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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
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 2026839922

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?