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“Five Guys- Dependable, Delicious, Hard to Beat” 5 of 5 stars
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Five Guys
107 N Fayette St, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
703-549-7991
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Ranked #161 of 597 Restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Neighborhood: Old Town
Alexandria, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Five Guys- Dependable, Delicious, Hard to Beat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The regular burgers are huge-- I usually get a junior cheeseburger. There's a list of toppings to choose from ranging from my faves- lettuce, tomato, mayo, ketchup (but sometimes A-1), to fresh or grilled onions, mushrooms, jalepenos, and a bunch of other things I can't remember.

The real star is the french fry offering. The chalkboard always lets you know where the potatoes came from for today's fries. If you're by yourself, or even with a friend, order the small fries. An extra scoop is tossed into the bag, and there really are plenty. On our first visit we made the mistake of ordering 2 large orders-- and had to toss some of them--- they're so good... what a crime. We enjoy them with malt vinegar, available in all the stores.

We try not to go too often--- but it's always a special treat.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Alexandria, Virginia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Five Guys - Best Burger in Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

You can't beat a Five Guys burger and fries. Try it and you will experience a freaken fantastic meal. Seriously, it is worth every penny.

Visited July 2013
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Washington DC
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175 reviews 175 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
“Ugh Ugh Ugh”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A chain - an fresh but incinerated burger - fries swimming in grease evident by the stained paper bag. Why would anyone say they have good food - EVER???

Visited July 2013
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North Port, Florida
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150 reviews 150 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
“Original”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is the Original Five Guys ... It's definitely worth a lunch if you're in Alexandria. It's been cleaned up since it first started, when there were peanut shells all over the floor but the lines are still just as long at lunch time!

Visited July 2013
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79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
“Typical burger joint -- nothing special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We kept hearing how good Five Guys is, so although we steer clear of fast food places we decided to give it a try. It was just like fast food burgers and fries to us -- nothing special. The only interesting difference were the peanuts you munch on while waiting for your order to come up. No point in going there again.

Visited June 2013
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