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Thunder Burger & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
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3056 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3727 (31st St)
+1 202-333-2888
11:30 - 01:30
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Sun 10:00 - 01:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 01:30
Fri 11:30 - 02:30
Sat 10:00 - 02:30
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Portola Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in twice on a snowy few days in Georgetown. Thunder has that nice, non-chain "vibe", excellent and copious beer and burger options. Good mixed crowd - college students on a date, yuppies after work, grown up tourists (like myself) all having fun.

Thank westridge7
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My co-worker and I were shopping in Georgetown and decided to stop in and eat at this quaint restaurant. We started out with the crawfish & crab dip appetizer which was really good. And then ordered burgers which were delicious. The food comes in generous quantities and the wait staff is very attentive. What a great find in Georgetown!! We... More 

Thank Geisha514
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The atmosphere is a football baseball TV bar with typical burger food. Food is plenty when you order. This is definitely not a vegetarian place. but it is tasty and the service is friendly and fast.

Thank forbusinesstravel
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nice service, Burgers were nice but dont ask it welldone cos its gonna be a little dry! Fries are not too good except The sweetpotato, that Was awsome!

Thank Bea N
Bar Harbor, Maine
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We came across this place as our party had just finished a long walking tour on the Mall, heading back to the Georgetown Inn. Our waiter was extremely attentive and gave us a list of specials. We decided to go with shared appetizers (edamame, roasted eggplant, chickpeas, tahini, veggies & pita bread, artichoke & spinach dip, and homemade beef chili... More 

Thank YearRounder04609
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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771 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 511 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Thunder Burger and Bar is located near the center of the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington DC. It is also located about a block north of The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and several blocks north of the Potomac River. This restaurant is open for lunch, dinner and the bar is open late. The interior is interesting as it has a... More 

Thank rockyjoe
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Came back to Thunder burger. Had a great time. Service was great. The bartender Bernard did a great job helping my wife find a craft beer on our visit. Food was good and we had a great time with our server. A must stop when we visit DC

Thank Anthony M
South Jersey
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227 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I stopped at the Thunder Burger Bar this past Friday and took advantage of their Happy Hour "Bites" menu. My wife had Wings(6) while I went with Beef Sliders (2) with a tasty remoulade sauce. The wings eventhough ordered medium were still a tad spicy but very good. I loved the burgers. At $5 per order on... More 

Thank ricardomnt
Palm Desert, California
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567 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A walking tour of Georgetown left us ready for lunch and we thought that Thunder Burger would be worth a try. The place was decorated for halloween so already in character. We found several nice wine options to start with. For appetizers we had the artichoch dip and the shrimp. the shrimp was spicy and good. The dip was also... More 

Thank Marty911
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163 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Beer on tap list very impressive! Service was very efficient, friendly and helpful. Appreciated that on a busy Friday evening they could accommodate our change in plans with grace. We had burgers so can't comment on the rest. Meat on the burger was plentiful and perfectly cooked. Love the toppings listed so you build your own burger. Very nice cosy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
American, Bar, Pub, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 01:30
11:30 - 02:30
10:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3056 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3727
    (31st St)
  • Public Transportation: Thunder Burger is located approximately .75 miles from both the Foggy Bottom and Rosslyn Metro stations. The Georgetown Metro Connect, the Circulator Bus and the "30"s" Metrobuses all stop within 1/2 block of the restaurant, in front of the Georgetown Barnes & Noble (east-bound) or at the corner of M and 31st St (west-bound).
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-2888

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