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BGR  The Burger Joint

BGR - The Burger Joint

Burger Joint and American Restaurant$$$$
Old Town, Alexandria
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7.6/10
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  • Ranked #3 for burger joints in Alexandria
  • Sean D.
    "start with the Wellington."(6 Tips)
    Paul C.
    "The Triple D is an amazing burger!"(2 Tips)
    emily
    "Asparagus fries!!! Yummmmmm."(2 Tips)
    Wade W.
    "Fantastic burgers & fries...regular & gourmet."(13 Tips)
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  • Pete S.
    Pete StolzeSeptember 22, 2013
    I tried the All-American burger and it was fantastic. They cook the burger to your doneness request. There is nothing better than a medium rare burger. Yum
  • Washingtonian Magazine
    Washingtonian MagazineOctober 21, 2011
    We like our burgers dressed the old-fashioned way, with cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and grilled onions, alongside a double chocolate shake and sweet-potato fries.
  • Paul C.
    Paul CavazosMay 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    The Triple D is an amazing burger! They usually have great burgers of the month as well, however this place is a bit pricey.
  • ChocolateCity L.
    ChocolateCity LoveJune 18, 2016
    I love the burgers and amazingly good fries. I don't like Five Guys like I like this place. It puts them to shame!
  • Derek P.
    Derek PAugust 13, 2014
    Good flame-grilled burgers. Have yet to explore the burger menu, because The Burger is so good, so classic.
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LeeNovember 13, 2012
    Amazing service from the staff. And an amazing burger! If you dare... Try the Cuban. DELISH!!!!
  • Rafael G.
    Rafael GonzaqueNovember 29, 2014
    Great burgers! They even have sweet potato fries. IMO, way better than 5 guys.
  • Local M.
    Local MobilOctober 31, 2014
    Oktoberfest burger...good burger on a stale rye bun not bad but maybe November will bring a fresher experience, though again, it wasn't bad.
  • Lynn P.
    Lynn PinaJuly 28, 2010
    The Southwester burger is good but beware the texture is akin to a slightly drier sloppy joe and it's VERY spicy. Get the sweet potato fries -they rock!
  • James D.
    James DennyJune 20, 2013
    Lunch Special - Veggie Burger and rosemary fries. 11.41 with tax.
  • Andrea K.
    Andrea KochAugust 30, 2012
    Amazing value! Will be returning again and again! Best burger in Alexandria!
  • Larissa B.
    Larissa BDecember 1, 2014
    Ask about the special milkshake! Today's special flavour is Egg Nog! :D
  • Sean D.
    Sean DaltonJanuary 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Try a different burger each time you visit - start with the Wellington. If you go with a friend, one should get the the Yukon Gold fries and one should get onion rings.
  • NOM NOM Boris
    NOM NOM BorisMay 1, 2011
    You got to try all of their soda choices from Coke Freestyle Machine! Fanta strawberry is super nomnom. More tips & pics at www.nomnomboris.com
  • Linda F.
    Linda FOctober 26, 2010
    the milkshakes are awesome, the fries are perfection, and the southwestern burger is one of the best burgers i've ever had, anywhere
  • NOM NOM Boris
    NOM NOM BorisMay 1, 2011
    Coke Freestyle soda machine is awesome with so many soda choices like Strawberry Fanta! More tips & pics at www.nomnomboris.com
  • Shawn K.
    Shawn KMarch 12, 2012
    Your well done burger may come out burnt. You may want to step that back to a medium well.
  • Jenn E.
    Jenn E.November 28, 2012
    Food was yummy and the staff were friendly! I'll definitely come back!
  • Matt D.
    Matt DickerApril 19, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The service is often lacking, but the burgers are top notch. My favorite is the Ahi Tuna Burger with a side of the green standard.
  • Adelia
    AdeliaDecember 19, 2011
    Tip to management: please employ better people. Tip for anyone else: the veggie burger is awesome, but save your dollars for the other locations. Much better service.
  • NOM NOM Boris
    NOM NOM BorisMay 1, 2011
    The Wellington Burger is super nomnom mixture of flavors! More tips & pics at www.nomnomboris.com
  • Food C.
    Food CourtApril 24, 2014
    Burgers are great except for the veggie-very dry. Kid friendly
  • Isaac P.
    Isaac PachecoAugust 4, 2011
    Try the Wellington with American Cheese instead of Blue. Check out my homemade review for more details! Read more
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SDecember 27, 2011
    Order a fountain drink and hit up the way-cool Coke machine - endless varieties!
  • Donna Mc
    Donna McJuly 2, 2010
    Tourist tip: The Greek - featured on Bobby Flay's Throwdown - is yummy goodness. Ordered medium well...OPA!
  • David H.
    David HarrityMay 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the The Triple D Burger - Napkins, please...
  • C M.
    C MannAugust 16, 2012
    Hopefully it's nice outside and you can grab a table. Inside its too cold to think, far less eat.
  • Jerry R.
    Jerry ReedJuly 21, 2013
    What makes an amazing burger better? A freestyle Coca Cola machine!
  • NOM NOM Boris
    NOM NOM BorisMay 1, 2011
    Try their burger of the month Turkey Cobb Burger. It's super nomnom! More tips & pics at www.nomnomboris.com
  • Ch8ryl
    Ch8rylOctober 24, 2010
    The Wellington with Bacon, sweet potato fries, and the pumpkin pie milkshake (Nov flavor of the month) are all delicious!
  • Tammy Jones D.
    Tammy Jones DavisOctober 25, 2011
    try The Lobster...tons and tons of lobster!!! only seasonal though =(
  • Julia C.
    Julia CoombsJune 11, 2012
    Save the asparagus! Easily the best side here!
  • Wade W.
    Wade WMay 25, 2010
    Fantastic burgers & fries...regular & gourmet. IMO, better than 5 guys.
  • Rosie H.
    Rosie HendersonFebruary 14, 2015
    Any burger, milkshake, and fries duh...
  • NOM NOM Boris
    NOM NOM BorisMay 1, 2011
    Got to try their human face sized Zoniob Rings! More tips & pics at www.nomnomboris.com
  • Kristi D.
    Kristi DJune 27, 2015
    Everything was fresh and delicious!
  • Joel S.
    Joel SJanuary 15, 2010
    The burger joint has a few things to work on; like a dedicated pick up line, working computers, and better timing - burger was good though!
  • Mark B.
    Mark Boltz-RobinsonOctober 28, 2011
    Share the fries if you're with company. It's a lot of food. But good.
  • Jennifer S.
    Jennifer SJune 4, 2011
    Get your burger to go; there are a lot of screaming kids here
  • rahmel
    rahmelAugust 18, 2014
    The Wellington (add Bacon)
  • Gerber B.
    Gerber BabySeptember 9, 2013
    Get your burger cut in half.
  • Runnin' Donna
    Runnin' DonnaApril 28, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Asparagus fries FTW!
  • Monica P.
    Monica PriceDecember 17, 2011
    Nom dot com! Love the drink fountain
  • Mike P.
    Mike PetrucciOctober 25, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Feeling hungry? Take the 9 pound burger challenge. Free if you can finish it, $80 if you can't.
  • matt s.
    matt smylieMarch 18, 2010
    Orange Standard (sweet potato fries) are AMAZING!
  • Runnin' Donna
    Runnin' DonnaJuly 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the featured milkshake! Worth the calories!!
  • Josh B.
    Josh BlandMay 1, 2010
    Good burgers...off of king street, so there was a table available when nothing else was
  • Mia R.
    Mia RommelJuly 1, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring a sweater! It might be hot outside but inside is an icebox.
  • Robyn
    RobynApril 6, 2015
    Awesome seasonal shakes!
  • Jonathan C.
    Jonathan CoffmanJuly 10, 2010
    Burgers a great, but service can be a little rough.
  • Juan N.
    Juan NolascoSeptember 18, 2012
    Food is GREAT but the customer service is HORRIBLE!!!!
  • David H.
    David HarrityMay 25, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Ahi Tuna Burger
  • P J.
    P JAugust 7, 2014
    Crazy amount of customization
  • Gerber B.
    Gerber BabySeptember 5, 2013
    Eat between 11 and 2pm
  • mark
    markNovember 13, 2010
    Ask for DEE!!!!!!!!! he's awesome!
  • Lisa B.
    Lisa BaileyOctober 25, 2010
    Greek Burger was good, but a little dry....not worth $13
  • RLV
    RLVNovember 20, 2011
    Meh. I expected more from The Wellington. All I tasted was the mushrooms.
  • Thom R.
    Thom RaymamnJuly 31, 2011
    Not sure how this place is "cheap"...bacon cheeseburger fries and a coke $15.43. Seriously?
  • emily
    emilySeptember 11, 2010
    Asparagus fries!!! Yummmmmm.
  • Christen
    ChristenNovember 2, 2010
    try the veggie burger
  • Joe C.
    Joe CantwellNovember 14, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The Cuban!
  • Trevor T.
    Trevor TuftyJune 11, 2010
    Try the Strasburger...go Nats!!!!
  • Morris S.
    Morris SingletaryAugust 28, 2010
    Omg I'm getting it in with this Burger.
  • BRo0Ke
    BRo0KeOctober 19, 2010
    Cash only now.
  • Joel S.
    Joel SJanuary 15, 2010
    Computers are down today but the line is still huge!
  • Kourtney Y.
    Kourtney YoungAugust 23, 2014
    Expensive!
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