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“Carnivores of the world - Unite!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Burger Joint

The Burger Joint
4827 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
+1 301-358-6137
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Ranked #47 of 288 Restaurants in Bethesda
Cuisines: American, Grill
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: Voted "Best Burger Restaurant in DC" by Business Insider. Voted "Best Burger Restaurant in DC" by Washingtonian Magazine. Voted "Best Burger Patty" by Washington Post. BGR The Burger Joint is helping lead the better burger market with a menu designed around our commitment to using only the highest quality ingredients. BGR's menu is designed around an exclusive blend of Prime, Dry-aged burgers, grilled over an open flame. Menu offerings include burgers, veggie burger, grilled chicken, turkey burger, lamb burger, ahi tuna burger, hot dog, kids meals, regular fries, sweet potato fries, onion rings, asparagus, handspun shakes, side salads, lettuce wraps, salad bowls and beer/wine and other seasonal specialties. Gluten Free options include: regular fries, sweet potato fries, side salad, salad bowl (any burger on a salad), lettuce wrap, asparagus.
Frankfort, Illiois
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Carnivores of the world - Unite!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I've been meaning to visit BGR - The Burger Joint in my previous several trips to Bethesda, and finally had the opportunity to do so. I wasn't sure if this was a full-service restaurant, but knew that it served burgers and beer (what else do you need)?

The menu offers fare you'd find in similar hamburger chains (5 Guys, Meatheads, etc.) Not knowing what to expect, I ordered a double cheeseburger with the fixings. A pager is given to you upon ordering, buzzes when your order is ready.

My eyes bulged when I was served this masterpiece! I had to squeeze this thing to eat it, and as other reviewers note - it really was a great burger.

They had three brews on tap; unfortunately,the first two I ordered were "out" - nothing but foam! All in all, however, the Burger Joint more than satisfied my craving for a delicious cheeseburger.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good for a Quick Hamburger!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

You have to place your order at the front and then wait for them to prepare it and then pick it up. Not a fancy place, but great burgers!

Visited May 2014
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Urbana, Illinois
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great burger”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

An excellent burger. Highly recommended. For those who love very spicy food, get the "spice it up" option!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rockville, Maryland
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Feed that burger fix”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Great place to cure that burger craving. Sometimes a little poor on the service, but then this is not really a sit down restaurant.

Visited November 2013
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Fairfax, Virginia, Usa
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good Burgers...Decent Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My father and I were looking for something different, and I happened to find this Burger Joint location online. The menu looked interesting and we decided to try it.

The location itself average and the atmosphere is that of a fast food resturant with and `80's theme which is at least intersting.

The burgers, however are very tastey and fresh. The fries are also good and I was impressed to find that they had a large selection of soda, and also had wine too.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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