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Johnny Rockets

50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 (National Mall)
+1 202-289-6969
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Ranked #683 of 2,644 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Good for: Dining on a budget
Neighborhood: National Mall
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Neighborhood: National Mall
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Was staying at the adjacent Ritz Carlton and this place fit the bill for what I wanted. It's like the old diners from the 50's - music and everything. There was a pretty good crowd in the restaurant but this location had a take out area so we ordered up and the food was ready quickly. All good food. Very... More

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Huntsville, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a GREAT burger, excellent staff and great prices, you must go to Johhny Rockets you won't be disappointed

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

There is nothing more American than a good tasty burger and Johnny Rocket honors this tradition. I have been to other Johnny rocket locations across the US. I found this one particularly good. It offers well-cooked classic style burgers and the place is conveniently located near Dupont Circle.

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Bradenton, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My family and I stopped into Johnny Rockets after a hot day in the city. The root beer float was refreshing. The food was average dinner food; nothing spectacular. However, the service was fast and friendly, and our meal was cheap. With all of the options in D.C., we'd probably not go back unless in a pinch.

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Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

First time going to a Johnny Rockets and decided to give it a try. Food was great and service was as well. For a busy Mall location I expected to have to wait a little while for food but they are really on the ball there.

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Pittsburgh
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91 reviews 91 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stopped in at Union Station for lunch in conjunction with a visit to the Postal Museum across the street. On the day that we were there, hundreds of school students were swarming the basement food court. As a result, there were long lines at the counter service restaurants, and no tables available in the food court. I was wondering... More

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suffolk uk
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90 reviews 90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I am English I am of course familiar with other fast food outlets which have crossed the Atlantic but as far as I know this chain is not in England, or at least it's not in Suffolk where I live. I loved the retro feel the jukeboxes and so on. I was very surprised by the burger much thicker than... More

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Lufkin, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

We loved the soda shop feel, the burgers were great and the nickel jukeboxes were just a perfect touch. We were a party of 9 and we were served quickly, and the prices were fairly reasonable.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One day I had the bears at work and we usually go over to Union Station but hadn't been to JRockets. Son bear loves cheeseburgers - daughter bear likes BLTs, they have both. Happy momma bear. Service was good and the burgers still good. Nice lunch with the bears.

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East Anglia, UK
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139 reviews 139 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

If you want a typical American Burger in a typical American Burger bar, then this works just fine. The atmosphere was great, the burger was really good. The service was friendly. I'm not pretending it was anything really special, but for a Brit in the States, it absolutely hit the spot.

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