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1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
2026839922
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Washington D.C.
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited on Sunday evening, so the place was not overly crowded but had fair number of people. We had 8 people in the party. We waited about 15 minutes for the food. I have mixed feeling about the service. The greeter was very friendly and engaging. The cashier was not really attentive and a bit blunt. She didn't even... More 

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Thank Eusamo
Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just like the name says, their shakes are excellent. Their hamburgers are yummy with some non traditional toppings that make them original. Carry in or out, good service, not as fast as fast food, but the food is much better and worth the wait.

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Thank Soccermom1970
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time trying the iconic burger place. We really enjoyed it. The bacon was killer, the the cheddar sauce delish and shake was great. Very good but pretty expensive

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Thank Nikki L
McLean, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped into the Shake Shack for lunch on a Friday afternoon with my family. The food was good, but $10 for a buger without fries is quite pricey. Not a place I would consider "a cheap place for lunch" as google recommended. I also believe I saw 2 illegal deals between employees and "guests" ( one at a table... More 

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Thank haskinchri
Greensboro, North Carolina
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rush hour at DuPont circle on Friday night. The lines are long and the party-goers are hungry. We ordered burgers and shakes. I paid about $14 for what I'd pay less than 10 anywhere else. The shake was small, the burger was just patties, nothing else. I had to get back in line to get toppings. Come on guys!

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Thank Derek W
Kennebunk, Maine
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had very good burgers and delicious cheese fries. Topped off with interesting flavored shakes - peanut butter was the best. Crowded restaurant but managed to find a seat and enjoy the AC on a very hot day in DC.

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Thank Karen877
Greenville
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The burgers are very good and our son became rather fond of the chicken sandwich. While they're very good at what they do, you'll want to pass if you're looking for wider fare.

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Thank BirdofJay
Toronto, Canada
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196 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Burgers and shakes were fantastic - burgers had plenty of flavour while the shakes were not too sweet. Only thing is I would avoid the fries. They weren't so well done (not crispy).

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Thank pdmse
Golden, Colorado
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a Chicago style hot dog - which I enjoyed; the splitting of the hot dog was great for maximum surface area. The ice cream - I had a Washington Monu-Mint concrete - was fine, although I didn't think it was as good as I'd been led to believe. It was fine - it was a hot night so that... More 

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Thank DoctorNo303
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Liked the place and the drinks, didn't like the fries though, it tasted like those semi-cooked potato fries. It was fun anyhow :)

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Thank Ashkan-Ashkan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 2026839922
Description
Shake Shack is a modern day "roadside" burger stand serving the most delicious burgers, fries, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?