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The Burger Joint

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4827 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6011
+1 301-358-6137
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped in with 20+ people and the burgers were made fresh! They served us in unheard of timing! The food was delicious! We loved this joint!

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Thank perrinsinsanjuan
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I must admit, I am a fan of the Burger Joint. Although pretty pricey, let's face it, you can get a lot of cheap eats around Bethesda,they do have some great food. There is an option of to-go or to sit and dine. They have booths and some tables inside and outside, which they do try to keep clean. Food... More 

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Thank wangzmk
Loxley, Alabama
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

I enjoyed my breakfast at BWI so much that I saved the receipt as a reminder to write a review. I had a breakfast sandwich with sausage and a coffee for $8.00. The coffee ($2) was HUGE and delicious. Ditto for the sandwich on size and taste. It had a just-fried egg, a yummy cheesy sauce and the sausage was... More 

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1 Thank HeyMaggie55
Broadview Heights, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I checked out BWI restaurants & wanted my teenager to get a good lunch it was ok Buger King in the airport but fries were awesome & people friendly! That's why 4 stars.

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1 Thank RocktheSeas
Bethesda, Maryland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

Great fresh choices for an outstanding burger experience. Have frequented BGR many times and never disappointed

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Thank I4190HTrobertt
Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

My self proclaimed food snob friend loves this place. The burgers were very tasty -- nice and thick and juicy. Fries were good too. My only issue was that I ordered my burger "bunless" (lettuce wrapped) because I need to eat Gluten Free... and they made it with a bun. I brought it back to the counter and they were... More 

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1 Thank seneruss
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Had read an awesome article about this place months ago, so I couldn't wait to go there and try some burgers. Went there. Got two plain burgers -- but could hardly eat them from the extremely salty taste, like they were around 50 percent salt. Recently saw the reviews here on TA, and thought I'd take a chance again. Ordered... More 

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198 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Terrific gourmet made-to-order burgers. My favorite: the cheeseburger sliders, which is the perfect portion size. Many burgers tend to be too filling. Fries are very good but only come in one large size. Kids meals are ample, with choice of two sliders or hot dog with fries and drink. Looking for lo-cal options? Try the Ahi Tuna burger wrapped in... More 

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2 Thank Derek F
Hyattsville, Maryland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

It's not summer time without indulging in a great lobster roll and The Burger Joint is the perfect to stop by. I ordered a Lobster Roll and french fries for a late lunch and I must say I was greatly satisfied . The Lobster Roll was served on a hot dog roll with lettuce , coleslaw and a great sauce... More 

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1 Thank Angelique K
Bethesda, Maryland
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

I can't say anything about the value, since I didn't pay for my burger, but I will say the burger was absolutely delicious. I agree with a previous poster that the veggie burger patty itself was nothing to call home about, but I loaded it up with toppings and spices, so the atty was insignificant in the grand scheme of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4827 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6011
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-358-6137
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.

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