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Johnny Rockets

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American, Hamburgers
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50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-289-6969
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nothing exceptional

Good burgers but nothing extra special. Were busy but wait staff kept up. Nothing to complain about . Price was good for the area

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Richard A
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Kernersville
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  • Dining on a budget
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Ok, so where is the hot fudge?!?! Welk, the server was nice enough and made me a new one, but it was awkward. I don't like to complain but if I order a hot fudge sundae I actually want some hot fudge.

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Kernersville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good burgers but nothing extra special. Were busy but wait staff kept up. Nothing to complain about . Price was good for the area

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Firstly, remember you're in the main transit centre of the city, therefore it's going to be busy, the atmosphere noisy and the food is quick. If it's fine dining and a peaceful ambience you're after, get real, and look elsewhere. That said, the burger was great, the fries were plentiful and the strawberry milkshake fantastic. If you're in Union Station... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Service was quick and friendly. Burgers and fries were very good. You could tell that the burger meat was fresh and not frozen. Prices were average for the DC area. Only downfall was the 15% gratuity was automatically added to our bill. We were going to leave a tip anyway and I feel that should be up to the customer... More 

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stopped here on our first night. We were served promptly by a cheerful and attentive waitress. The food is basic, but delicious. We had some of the best burgers ever there. Good prices, good food, good service.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I finally caved in to the retro concept. After so many lunches at the Union Station food court, maybe it was inevitable. And how bad could a burger be, right? But I choked down this food and was glad to have checked this box, never to return

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This pertains to the Johnny Rockets at Union Station only. Its lunch time and we are hungry from our tour to the sites of Washington, DC. Imagine our surprise that the motorcoach actually could park in a parking ramp! We Midwesterners aren't used to this. Of course Union Station is a site to see in itself as a hub for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I was so disappointed in our meal. The atmosphere at this Johnny Rockets was ruined by the union station food court. The food was ok, but it was certainly not a positive memorable experience.

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Gentofte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Johnny Rocket is a chain - but the one in Union Station is one of the best. Tasty food and good service. However I did notice that they automatically added 15 % gratuity on the bill - first time I ever saw that in the USA.

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I ate there two Rocket burgers, chips and Caramel Milkshake. The burger was the only disappointment since was a bit greasy, the rest was awesome.

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Address: 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
Phone Number: +1 202-289-6969
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-289-6969

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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