The Top 6 Burger Joints in D.C.
D.C. is home to some of the best burgers around. Here you can find burgers so big you need a fork just to eat them. Restaurants have taken the classic burger and turned it into an expression of art. These area restaurants have a burger for every taste and budget.
Good Stuff Eatery
This family-owned restaurant prides itself on being a place people can come to enjoy the best of America’s favorites. Burgers, fries, and shakes. Everything on the menu is made from farm fresh ingredients and made in-house. Their bacon cheeseburger is topped with crisp lettuce, ruby-red tomatoes, and onions. All this is served on a buttery Pennsylvania Dutch bun. Not a fan of bread? No problem, just ask them to “shun the bun.”
Burger Tap and Shake
Looking for a place with that classic “burger joint” feel? Then give Burger Tap and Shake a try. Their burgers are made using natural ingredients sourced from the D.C. community. Each month they feature a “burger of the month.” On the menu for April is the Grand Slam. A Sage Pork Sausage Patty is served on a waffle bun with smoked bacon, sunny up egg, and maple cream cheese.
The menu at Slash Run is sure to please burger lovers of all ages. The burger’s here come classic style with just lettuce, tomato, and onion. Or, for those looking for something a little more daring, try one of their 11 different specialty burgers. A customer favorite is the Rockaway Beef with cherry peppers, slash sauce, bacon, and American cheese.
Burgers at the Holy Cow in Del Ray are not for the faint of heart. The burgers here are truly a work of art. The “Big Deal” burger comes with two all-natural Angus Beef patties topped with fried egg, cheeses, applewood bacon, and a horseradish aioli. Holy Cow is a big supporter of the community. For every burger sold, they donate 25 cents to ACT for Alexandria. Customers get to pick the charity that receives their money. How awesome is that?
If you crave the taste of East London but aren’t willing to travel overseas, stop by Duke’s Grocery for a bite. This neighborhood pub has some of the best, and biggest, burgers in town. The proper burger is well known for its signature ingredient the sweet chili sauce. Creekstone Farms Angus Beef is topped with melted gouda, pickles, red onion, garlic aioli, and the sweet chili sauce. Served on a toasted brioche bun. Duke’s is a fun spot for the whole family.
Mirabelle in downtown D.C. is a restaurant for those wanting a more sophisticated dining experience. The Belleburger is one of the pricier items on the list, but it is worth every penny. This burger is topped with caramelized onions, melted gruyere cheese, and Pomerol sauce.
As you can see, D.C. is home to a variety of burgers for every taste and budget. What is your favorite burger in the area?