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Joe's Burgers

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American, Bar
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Old Dominion Dr., McLean, VA
+1 703-917-4008
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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McLean, Virginia
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I cannot believe how expensive the burgers are. Really, Its ridiculous - mostly because its still in business and people pay these prices. I'd much rather make my own. The service is really slow - you could sit there for almost an hour before you are served....I am not completely clear on why McLean cannot have a decent grill restaurant... More 

Thank marti074
Falls Church, Virginia
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch there for our very first time. The owner was friendly. The food was pretty costly, like we only had two burgers, one soft drink and TWO coffee, that was $40! Why TWO coffee? I did not know they charged me double when I asked for refeel. I did not feel comfortable about that... And, the parking spot... More 

Thank Aki T
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I've driven by Joe's many times and finally today visited it. What a happy occurrence! The place does not look like much from the outside but is quite cozy inside. A huge selection of burgers - all look interesting. Today I tried the black and blue, which was very good. My companion had the average joe's, and he enjoyed it... More 

Thank Robert W
Charlottesville, Virginia
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178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I like this place. If you can get past the awful outside, the tacky tables and plastic ketchup/mustard dispensers, the staff are warm and welcoming and the food is just superb. There is a wide variety of well-thought out gourmet burgers which are truly delicious. They are kind enough to allow you to substitute salad for fries which is much... More 

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Jerusalem, Israel
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It looks very bland from the outside but the burgers are made with meet from the organic butcher next door and all the ingredients are fresh. They even sell the burgers bun-less with extra salad.

Thank Traveler22101
Herndon, Virginia, United States
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35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

There are a LOT of good places in the DC metro area where you can get an excellent burger. I'm really happy to say that Joe's Burgers in McLean needs to be added to the list. They have a list of specialty burgers that have one thing in common: locally sourced Black Angus beef that is ground fresh daily to... More 

Thank Fred K
Alexandria, Virginia
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The owner/staff were very nice, friendly and attentive. Burgers are their focus, but there are salads, starters desserts etc. I saw wine and beer on the menu, not sure if they have a full service bar. In addition to the main menu they have other options posted on the tables. Food was good. The chili was very good, meaty with... More 

Thank Joeito
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Located fronting one of the busiest streets near one of the most heavily trafficked intersections in McLean, this inauspicious restaurant is interestingly located next to a fantastic local butcher shop. With a name like Joe's Burgers, you would expect the menu to heavily favor this American classic, and it does. There are a large number of interestingly conceived burger combinations... More 

Thank jsheiry
McLean, Virginia
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you're looking for some really great burgers, but nothing too fancy or phony, this is your place! This is our second visit to Joe's and it didn't disappoint. I had a Kobe beef burger, which was juicy and just delicious! My wife enjoyed their truffle burger and raved about how good it was. I tried the sautéed spinach as... More 

Thank bradenta
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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283 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Had been years since I'd last visited Joe's, and the spark that started it has really gone down. Almost bare-bones cafeteria style. The meat and condiments were good, but the bread was stale/tasteless. The fries were fine. The beer was too warm, and not a whole lot of variety. Good enough if you are in the area, but nothing to... More 

Thank Publius-DC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Dominion Dr., McLean, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 703-917-4008

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