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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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Good for:
Dining on a budget

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  • 30
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  • 36
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tasty chips, great milkshakes, average burgers

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
ShaharTal
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Very busy but they kept up. On the way to Capitol Hill and decided I had better get a little something but I didn't have time to wait. Their chocolate malted are the best.It is truly hard to find good malteds and if you grew up on them, you want the right one. Staff was moving like crazy to keep... More 

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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141 reviews 141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

While touring Union Station I spotted this Johnny Rockets. The place was packed so I figured it would be good. I settled on a burger with swiss and fries. My meal was good. The server wasn't overly friendly but she was very busy and I imagine she was trying to keep up. Travel safe...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
344 helpful votes 344 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Tried this Johnny Rockets in Union Station on a cold and snowy Saturday. We had excellent service at this location at all times. The menus were clean and clear, great selection. My guest and I ordered two different items and they both arrived in a timely manner. Both sandwiches were excellent, and had a nice flavor. They were very timely... More 

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Apopka, Florida, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Came for a great sit down breakfast. The service was very efficient and the food was of that good diner quality. We were able to find everything from a full, hearty breakfast to those quick sandwiches and even some healthy choices. Don't expect anything fancy...just good food. The lunch and dinner menus looked pretty good, too!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is one of those places you visit once if you dig the nostalgic thing - otherwise, the quality and price of food and length of service wait just isn't worth it for a regular thing.

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Perth, Australai.
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Have ALWAYS liked Johnny Rockets, but this was the first time we tried the D.C outlet in Train Station, ( Union Station ), I make a point it was NOT Liberty Square outlet. Man I was let down big time. Table dirty, staff just talking amongst themselves, burgers were yuk, fries greasy and cold, the milk shakes, well terrible. All... More 

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Rockets, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience, Tambo33. We're sorry you didn't enjoy your visit, and we'd like to make things better. Please email Social@JohnnyRockets.com with your contact information and the details from your experience, including the location you were at. More 

Northbridge, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The burger and fries isn't amazing but it's not bad either. It was a convenient stop during a shopping haul and the service was good so no complaints. I always like an old school diner vibe so I'm glad I went, but probably won't go again!

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Rockets, responded to this review

Hae W - We're sorry to hear you weren't completely satisfied during your visit! Please email Social@JohnnyRockets.com with details from your experience so we can try to make things better. Also, please include your contact information and the location you were at. We appreciate your feedback and hope to hear more from you! More 

North Wildwood, New Jersey
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335 reviews 335 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Perfectly evolved to serve travelers in a hurry. I placed an order for a #12 burger and had my first bite in 7 min., since I was in a hurry to catch a train. And the burger was good. This one gets a “5” rating based on a high quality/speed-of-delivery ratio. Recommended.

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Rockets, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, movieglue! We're glad to hear you enjoyed a #12 Burger and had fast service. We hope you'll stop by again! More 

Ashington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

looking forward to our first breakfast after arriving in D,C, food ok, service terrible got part of the order wrong, looked like you only got coffee top up if you were a regular, only seen server when he cleared the table and came with the cheque, service charge included needless to say we did not return

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Johnny Rockets, responded to this review

ianMate - We're very sorry to hear your experience was not exceptional at your last visit. We'd like to hear more feedback from you so we can try to make things better. Please email Social@JohnnyRockets.com with details from your experience, along with your contact information and the location you were at. Thank you for taking the time to write your... More 

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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 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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