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Shake Shack

1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2540
+1 202-683-9922
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fries” (155 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
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American, Fast food
1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2540
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for a standard burger and fries that are delicious with nothing too out of the ordinary then this is the place for you! The burgers tasted like butter burgers from Culver's (if you're a midwesterner and you're familiar with them) and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan and Phyl T
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

These are honestly the best burgers I have ever tasted in my life. I come to DC frequently and this place is always my number one spot. I always get the shack burger and fries. Amazing. Plus the service is super good and food is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hildur883
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I been by this location 3 Times The Food has always been hot and tasty. I get the Double Smoke Shack Burger , Fries Are Good Well. This location is small and it is a popular place so it was busy each time I visited....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hollander1621
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This place was crowded, people were herded in and out. There were no places to sit. The hamburger was not good. French fries were terrible. Milk shake was good. I would not go back unless I had to. It wasn’t terrible but not as good...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cnorth828
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

On the cheaper side, fries were good, service poor, chicken ‘n shack (sandwich) was not very good. Not a very good selection of shakes surprisingly since shake is part of their.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

After a long airport transfer and issues checking in at our hotel we needed a quick fast food fix. Ate here mid evening and had a BBQ Bacon Burger and fries - surprisingly good - rest of family had great meal too - moderately expensive...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MarkE101
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The food here is amazing. The fries are outstanding. They are he crinkle fries and they are cooked just right. The burgers are so good. I cannot say enough about the food here.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank asnow815
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This chain restaurant offers a variety of burgers and shakes. The menu is on the wall, you order at the counter, and they call your number. The staff was helpful and very friendly. The food was up very quickly, and it was served piping hot....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 962anthonyp
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

One and done for me. $10.69 for a double bacon cheeseburger is ridiculous. That does not include fries or a drink. If I was to take my wife and 2 kids there we would spend well over $60.I can go out and get a steak...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Neon K
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I really enjoyed the burger and fries here on the recent visit to Washington DC. I was a little surprised about the lack of variety for Shakes, but my chocolate shake was very tasty. I really LOVED the fries, very crispy crinkle-cut fries. I'd go...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Angela H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2540
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-683-9922
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Shake Shack is a modern day "roadside" burger stand serving the most delicious burgers, fries, hot dogs, frozen custard, beer, wine and more.
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