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The Burger Joint

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7949 Tuckerman Ln, Potomac, MD 20854-3243
+1 301-299-1600
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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North Bethesda, Maryland
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

BGR offers inventive takes on burgers. The Wellington is a flavorful combo of mushrooms, onions, and blue cheese served over a perfectly cooked burger. The garlic fries are quite good but be forewarned, they are STRONG. You must love garlic. Overall a great experience.

Thank Mike G
Potomac, Maryland
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274 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

Burgers and hot dogs here are consistently good, but somewhat high priced. Fries are kind of forgettable.

Thank Potomac_11
Germantown, Maryland, United States
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

Our family went there for burgers. Great burgers and food, but we left hungry. The prices are a little high for the amount that you get. I think they should increase the portion size or have some sort of "hamburger fixing" bar or something.

Thank Richard Z
Budapest, Hungary
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is not a restaurant, but a "take in" establishment. Order at a counter and sit at utilitarian uncomfortable tables. There are nicer places to go, but this is not a dining experience: you would go here for one reason only, the burgers which are the best in the business. You can order them the way you like them, including... More 

Thank Dodger29
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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119 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

I ate here using a Groupon. I am not a frequent burger joint patron because I don't eat meat. BGR has a vegetarian burger, so I tried it. The best. Great fixings, great bun, great patty. Great onion rings. I would return without a discount coupon.

1 Thank Marc L
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203 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

If you havent tried them you dont know what youre missing. These are THICK, made to order, juicy, and cooked the way you ask --rare or medium rare. (Five Guys and Elevation Burger only make one way--their way--and are not in the same league with BGR). The regular fries are nothing special--the sweet potato fries are better. ALSO NICE --... More 

Thank MAJOR1999
Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

The vegetarian burger was really good. It was filling and tasty. The service was fast and the restrooms clean. The sweet potato fries were also good and copious. We were planning on going to a restaurant for dinner and opted instead for faster food; not disappointed.

Thank TravelingTartar
Potomac, Maryland
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355 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Part of the BGR chain. Good to have a burger place in Potomac. BGR has specialty burgers, but if you just want plain burger or cheeseburger, or whatever you want, you can build your own. Dunno if other reviewers missed that on menu (build your own)? Place is clean and efficient. They also have one of the Coke mixing machines... More 

Thank GL726
Nate R, Owner at The Burger Joint, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We love hearing feedback from our customers, and we are so happy to here you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

This is the best place in town and maybe all of DC (maybe all of the country!) to get a burger. Plus the atmosphere is so much fun! One can eat indoors or outside. It is a fun experience in addition to the great burger. The staff is great!

Thank rpgoodman
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

I was hoping shake shack or even swenson's...I had a burger that was a step up from five guys. Very good for the area but I was surprised about the hype. Didn't live up to it.

Thank icudoc1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7949 Tuckerman Ln, Potomac, MD 20854-3243
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Potomac
  • Phone Number: +1 301-299-1600
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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