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The Counter

American, Hamburgers
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11922 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190
703 796 1008
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 33
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 9
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  • 6
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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
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Good burger place, lots and lots of great toppings so you can have your burger in way you want, including a burger bowl (over a salad).

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Chris W
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Oak Hill, Virgnia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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62 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

The service was slow and they forgot to put the cheese on my burger. Unfortunately, by the time I got my burger, I was in such a hurry that I didn't have time to send it back. I think it would be a decent burger if I had more time. I would not go again for lunch during the week.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Best burgers in the area. The1/3 lb burger most be weighed after cooking as the burgers are bigger than other places and the meat tastes great. Their are a very large assortment of topping so you can make a burger you want. I have had the onion straws, regular fries, sweet potato fries all are good. I tried the quinoa... More 

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Virginia, France
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Gotta have the onion strings, the sweet potato french fries, and a malt...which means that my man and I will SHARE one of the huge and delicious burgers. Always good, and they offer great deals once in a while - sign up for the emails!

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Oak Hill, Virgnia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good burger place, lots and lots of great toppings so you can have your burger in way you want, including a burger bowl (over a salad).

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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If you want a solid burger in the Town Center this is your place. Always cooked perfect and service always on point. Great spot for pre or post movie

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I found the burgers to be one of the best, and you have almost endless choices as far as custom burgers. They were cooked great and tested great. The only issue I have is the side order of onion straws. They were a bit greasy, and a very small order. The music was also exceptionally loud. Other than that, I... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Good burgers, excellent variety. Great place to meet up with a co-worker or friends. casual atmosphere.

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England, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was the first restaurant I visited in the US and by far the most memorable! You get to pick absolutely everything for your burger using a checklist, which is great for people with food intolerances as well as those who like to be adventurous! Really loved it and would love to go back!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Have fun building your own burger (choice of beef, bisson, vegetarian and more) with choice of many toppings and sauces -- you even get to choose the type of bun you want! The sweet potato fries were really good, too. I don't recommend paying for premium toppings, though. I spent a dollar on 2 slices of mushrooms.

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Reston, Virginia USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I'm not a big hamburger fan, and hubby is NOT at all, but this venue makes us both happy. I love the spec to order burger when I'm in a burger mood, and there are alternative here to keep this couple together and content for lunch or dinner. The grilled cheese is good, but yes, go for the burgers. I'm... More 

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Additional Information about The Counter

Address: 11922 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190
Phone Number: 703 796 1008
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11922 Democracy Drive, Reston, VA 20190
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: 703 796 1008

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?