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Joe's Burgers

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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Old Dominion Dr., McLean, VA
+1 703-917-4008
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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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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Jerusalem, Israel
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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256 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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173 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Kobe Burgers are very good, fries well done. Take away available. Friendly service. A McLean favorite.

Thank V V
Charlottesville, Virginia
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153 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a really good restaurant hiding behind a poor image and weak name. The excellent food is much better than you might expect. Yes, the burgers are indeed amazing, but there are also salads and various other dishes. We shared lamb brochettes to start, which were really superb. The burgers don't have to be high-calorie. They will gladly serve... More 

Thank pageonedaily
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

5 stars for location, service and generally good quality food, but pet peeve is bones in food. We are regulars, something for everyone, but have noticed a decline in quality of food in the past year. Of course we will return-this is our go to place for burgers and salads, but hoping this doesn't happen again.

Thank Eatsoutalot1970
Kitchener, Canada
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

for hamburgers lovers. Each of us ordered different styles and all were very tasteful. I got an IPA beer which seemed to be a bit stale. Prices are decent for what you get in return. Will be returning when visiting McLean.

Thank Adrian S

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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?