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Johnny Rockets

American, Diner
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50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
+1 202-289-6969
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service at Union Station branch. Food was served quickly. Portions were fair and atmosphere was very USA.

Thank Joanne A
Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town for an early meeting and went in for breakfast. I was pleasantly surprised to find a 3 egg omelet with 3 ingredients, potatoes and toast for under $7. Excellent.

Thank Ron C
St.Paul, Minnesota
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486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Decided to try a malt to go with food produced at another restaurant. Told wait person I wanted to order a malt but he said I could not eat food from another restaurant. So I went to the counter & ordered a chocolate malt. It was a bit over $5 and average, at best.

Thank Seniordad
League City, Texas
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Crowded and noisy, but just what you expect from the retro-maltshop. Simple menu but good quality, and generally historically correct. Had a grandson in tow this visit, so had to explain some of the menu options and the Nickelodeon devices at the counter ("Really, you can pick a song that everyone else has to listen to? Why did it just... More 

Thank karavans
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I used to come here with a coworker. We would order burgers, fries, onion rings, and milk shakes. The prices are high for what you get. The burgers are so greasy that the bottom bun is soaked in grease. I love French fries and onion rings but they come all broken with oil all up on the inside. For you... More 

Thank par p
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I stopped at the food court at Union Station whilst awaiting a train departure, Johnny Rockets was the only eatery that offered a regular cup of tea (Lipton's) Add to that, clean tables, comfortable seating & Outstanding service from Martha. Visited 9th of June 2016

Thank Kesh_grammy
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

The food was good .. i ordered mushrooms burger. With milkshake. Everything was fine except the service

Thank dhari711
Bristol, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Sightseeing at Union Station and decided to have quick breakfast here...had only eaten at a Johnny Rocket's on the Oasis of the Seas cruise a few years ago.Was surprised to learn that this one served breakfast. Our family ordered scramblers, gravy and biscuits and pancakes. All were quite good and well-cooked. Service was very good and friendly. Food arrived quickly.... More 

Thank 2bemullins5
Wilmington, Delaware
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I'm not going to lie ,but Johnny Rockets is a good place. The food was the best it could have been. The only problem was that the food took an hour to come. People who arrived at the same time as us got their food before we even got our drinks! Other than that, Johnny Rockets is a good place.

Thank moose19
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216 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Well....my original hamburger was not fresh...it was dry and cold. Not very big either as I had thought. The booth seats were worn and broken...dust and some webs around the ledges and ceiling. Looking tired all around. you will easily spend about 12 dollars for hamburger, fries and drink....and tip!

Thank LaoBlue

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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

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