Reston's Best Burgers

Nothing beats a good burger, and when you live in Reston, satisfying that craving is easy.  With several restaurants in Reston boasting delicious, juicy burgers, your biggest problem will be deciding where to go. 

The Counter

This burger-lovers paradise offers the most options, making it the perfect place for a variety of palates. Choose from signature burgers or a create your own option, but be forewarned, you will have a lot of decisions to make! Meat choices include all natural beef, bison, veggie, turkey, grilled chicken, and southern fried chicken.  You’ll then choose from 11 cheeses, 16 different sauces, 23 free toppings, 7 premium toppings, and 6 different kinds of buns. Toppings range from the standard lettuce, tomato and pickles to premium picks including a sunny side up egg, bacon onion jam, and fried onion strings. 

Ted’s Bulletin

Ted’s has several specialty burgers, including a Veggie Burger and a Patty Melt. The Southwest Burger is topped with green chile sauce, Vermont white cheddar cheese, avocado relish, and roasted red peppers.  You can also“Craft Your Burger” and any burger on the menu can be made into a double for an extra $3.

 Glory Days Grill

The classic burger menu items at Glory Days include the traditional cheeseburger and bacon cheeseburger.  Specialty burgers include the Northfork Ranch Bison Burger, and the namesake Glory Burger, topped with barbeque sauce, fried onion straws, bacon, cheddar and a fried egg.  Visit on Burger Mondays for $5.99 All Day Classic Burgers.

Not Your Average Joe’s

There are just three burgers are on the menu at Joe’s and whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed. The Veggie Burger, made with quinoa, sweet potato, roasted mushrooms, and black beans, comes with pickled cabbage and guacamole on a toasted, multigrain roll. The Backyard Burger is a bacon cheeseburger (your choice of cheese) and the Sweet Blue Burger is smothered in bleu cheese, caramelized onions, bacon, and arugula. 

Founding Farmer’s

For some truly unique offerings, Founding Farmers is the place to go.  Sink your teeth into the juicy Avocado Poblano Cheeseburger or the BBQ Pimento Cheeseburger. Basic offerings, like the Baby Cheeseburgers and or the All-American Double, are also available. 

Mon Ami Gabi

This French restaurant’s Basic Cheeseburger steps outside the cheeseburger box with a choice of jarlsburg, brie, or bleu cheese. Also, check out the peppercorn-crusted Burger Au Poivre or the Truffle Brie Burger.

American Tap Room

Classic burgers abound at the Tap Room, with a few specialty burgers thrown in to keep things interesting.  Even if you weren’t out drinking the night before, try the Hangover Burger, topped with bacon, cheddar, a fried egg and poblano ranch.  The Black and Blue Burger features bleu cheese, sautéed mushrooms, and grilled onions.  Not in the mood for red meat?  You’ll be just as satisfied the California Turkey Burger, topped with cheddar cheese, grilled onions, avocado-tomato salsa and poblano ranch.