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Thunder Burger & Bar, Washington, DC

Thunder Burger & Bar

4.4
4.4
558 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American

Thunder Burger & Bar brings an edgy, rock & roll dining experience to the heart of Georgetown. Our mouth-watering juicy and generously sized signature burgers are affordable works of art. A full selection of appetizers, refreshing salads, creative entrees and decadent home-made desserts offer a variety of dining options. Whether seated at the trendy bar, the graffiti highlighted banquettes and booths, or our ivy covered library room, sample from a large selection of American craft micro-brew beers and fine whiskeys. No matter the occasion, intimate dates, groups and families alike, enjoy the comfortable and energetic atmosphere with highly attentive service. Weekend Brunch now available, and a late-night menu is also available every evening.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, American

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (202) 333-2888

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Planning a party or event? Whether for the office or just for fun, we can help turn that idea into a fun-filled reality. We offer private party options that simply rock!

  • Private party contact

    our Private Event Coordinator: (844) 254-5507

  • Neighborhood

    Georgetown

  • Cross street

    31st St

  • Parking details

    Colonial Parking operates an open-air parking lot directly across M St from Thunder Burger, as well as a garage right around the corner on 31st St. In addition there are several other public lots within a very short walk of Thunder Burger.

  • Public transit

    Thunder Burger is located approximately .75 miles from both the Foggy Bottom and Rosslyn Metro stations. The Georgetown Metro Connect, the Circulator Bus and the "30"s" Metrobuses all stop within 1/2 block of the restaurant, in front of the Georgetown Barnes & Noble (east-bound) or at the corner of M and 31st St (west-bound).

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

Salads

  • Mixed Greens Salad$11.00

    Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Carrots And Garlic Herb Croutons In A Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

    • Steak House Salad$14.00

      Grilled Romaine Hearts, Mixed Tomatoes, Applewood Bacon, Blue Cheese Dressing

      • Caesar Salad$12.00

        Romaine Lettuce, Creamy Caesar Dressing W/ Garlic Herb Croutons & Parmesan Cheese

        • Spinach Salad$14.00

          Tomatoes, Artichoke Hearts, Almonds & Goat Cheese, Charred Tomato Vinaigrette

          • Goat Cheese Salad$13.00

            Fried Goat Cheese Baby Arugula, Lemon Ginger Vinaigrette, Tomatoes, Cucumber

            • Country Chicken Salad$17.00

              Fried Chicken, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Carrots, Cheddar & Jack Cheese, Red Pepper Ranch

              Salad Add Ons

              Add To Any Salad:

              • Grilled Salmon$8.00

                • Blackened Salmon$8.00

                  • Fried Goat Cheese$7.00

                    • Grilled Chicken Breast$7.00

                      • Fried Chicken Tenderloins$7.00

                        Starters

                        • Vegetarian Chili$7.00

                          Garbanzo Beans, Onions, Peppers, Celery, Tomatoes, Zucchini, Eggplant, Cabbage & Corn Chips

                          • Homemade Beef Chili Soup$8.00

                            Beef Tenderloin Simmered In Our Secret Recipe, Cheddar, Sour Cream & Corn Chips

                            • Loaded Potato Wedges$10.00

                              With Garlic Butter, Cheddar & Jack Cheeses, Applewood Bacon, Chives, And Sour Cream

                              • Crab Pretzel$15.00

                                Bavarian Style Soft Pretzel, Topped With Creamy Crab & Crawfish Spread And Cheddar & Jack Cheese

                                • Nachos$16.00

                                  Corn Tortilla Chips With Beef Chili, Cheddar & Jack Cheeses, Pico De Gallo, Guacamole & Sour Cream

                                  • Thunder Meatballs$12.00

                                    Beef And Pork Meatballs Flash Fried And Stewed In A Mushroom Cream Sauce

                                    • Artichoke & Spinach Dip$13.00

                                      A Hot & Creamy Party Favorite, Served With Corn Chips

                                      • Crawfish & Crab Dip$15.00

                                        A Hot & Spicy Cajun Delicacy, Served With Corn Chips

                                        • Grilled Buffalo Wings$14.00

                                          Grilled Then Flash Fried. Tossed In Hot, Mild, Or BBQ Sauce, Or A Lemon Pepper Dry Rub

                                          • Chicken Bites$12.00

                                            Buttermilk Battered & Fried, Served With A Red Pepper Ranch Dipping Sauce

                                            • Fried Calamari$13.00

                                              Lightly Breaded With Cajun Seasoning And Fried, Served With Tomato Sauce

                                              • Cheese Curds$11.00

                                                Breaded Fresh Mozzarella Cheese Curds, Deep Fried And Served With Marinara Sauce

                                                • Thunder Fries$4.00

                                                  Twice Cooked Fries, Seasoned With Garlicky Herbed Sea Salt

                                                  • Chili Fries$10.00

                                                    Thunder Fries Smothered In Our Special Homemade Beef Chili And Topped With Cheddar Cheese

                                                    • Sweet Potato Fries$4.00

                                                      Seasoned With Garlicky Herbed Sea Salt And Served With Ginger Aioli

                                                      • Beef Sliders$14.00

                                                        Trio Of Mini-Beef Burgers With American Cheese & Remoulade On A Challah Bun

                                                        • BBQ Pork Sliders$14.00

                                                          Trio Of Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sliders, Served With BBQ Sauce On A Challah Bun

                                                          Burgers

                                                          All Burgers Are Cooked To A Warm Pink Center Unless Otherwise Requested

                                                          • 1/2 Lb. Thunder Burger$12.95

                                                            Premium All-Natural, Free-Range Beef Burger Freshly Ground & Served With Lettuce & Remoulade On A Toasted Brioche Bun

                                                            • The Impossible Burger$14.95

                                                              Plant Proteins, Fat From Coconut Oil, And Heme, Served With Lettuce & Remoulade Sauce

                                                              Burgers - Sides

                                                              • Thunder Fries$4.00

                                                                • Sweet Potato Fries$4.00

                                                                  • Cranberry Vinaigrette Coleslaw$3.00

                                                                    • Apple Potato Salad$3.00

                                                                      • Mixed Green$4.00

                                                                        • Caesar Salad$4.00

                                                                          Burgers - Toppings

                                                                          • Free Toppings

                                                                            Tomato, Raw Red Onion, Ancho Mayo, Wasabi Mayo, Ginger Aioli, BBQ, Ranch, 1000 Island

                                                                            • Toppings #1

                                                                              Charred Jalapeno & Poblano Peppers, Grilled Red Onion, Sautéed Mushrooms, Roasted Red Peppers, Caramelized Red Onion Relish

                                                                              • each$1.00
                                                                            • Toppings #2

                                                                              Gorgonzola Blue Cheese, Pepper Jack, American, Swiss, Sharp Cheddar, Tobacco Onions, Beef Chili, Pico De Gallo

                                                                              • each$1.50
                                                                            • Toppings #3

                                                                              Havarti, Tillamook Aged White Cheddar, Belle Etoile Triple Cream Brie, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Fried Egg, Bbq Pulled Pork

                                                                              • each$2.00
                                                                              • Avocado, Guacamole$3.00

                                                                            Signature Burgers & Sandwiches

                                                                            Served With Side Fries. Side Sweet Potato Fries, Mixed Green Salad, or Caesar Salad for $2 extra

                                                                            • Showdown at the Border$17.00

                                                                              Beef Burger, Topped W/ Beef Chili, Cheddar, Pico De Gallo & Remoulade

                                                                              • Ventura Highway$18.00

                                                                                Beef Burger, With Brie, Caramelized Red Onion Relish & Watercress, Tomato & Remoulade

                                                                                • Pig in a Cow Suit$18.00

                                                                                  Beef Burger, With Cheddar, BBQ Pulled Pork, Tobacco Onions & Remoulade

                                                                                  • Love Me Tender$19.00

                                                                                    Kobe Beef Burger, With Tillamook Aged White Cheddar, Tomato & Remoulade

                                                                                    • Belly Dancing$17.00

                                                                                      Grilled Smoked Pork Belly With A Soy Glaze, Rocket Greens, Tomato And Caramelized Red Onion Relish

                                                                                      • Buffalo Stomp$19.00

                                                                                        Bison Burger, Wrapped In Bacon. Grilled Onion, Gorgonzola Blue Cheese, Tomato & Remoulade

                                                                                        • Learning to Fly$17.00

                                                                                          Herbed Ground Turkey Burger, Swiss Cheese, Avocado, Granny Smith Apples & Remoulade

                                                                                          • O Fortuna$18.00

                                                                                            Ahi Tuna Fillet, Seared Rare W/ Caramelized Red Onion Relish, Rocket Greens, Tomato & Wasabi Mayo

                                                                                            • Borderline$15.00

                                                                                              Chipotle Black Bean Burger, Pepper Jack Cheese, Avocado, Pico De Gallo, Ancho Mayo

                                                                                              • Sweet Caroline$16.00

                                                                                                Slow-Cooked Pork Smothered In A Carolina-Style BBQ Sauce, Topped With Tobacco Onions

                                                                                                • Freebird$15.00

                                                                                                  Grilled Chicken Breast Topped With Havarti, Tobacco Onions Tomato & Ancho Mayo

                                                                                                  Entrees

                                                                                                  • Grilled Salmon$25.00

                                                                                                    Garlic Potato Wedges, Sautéed Spinach, And A Charred Tomato Vinaigrette

                                                                                                    • Fish & Chips$24.00

                                                                                                      Beer Battered Alaskan Cod Served W/ Thunder Fries And Tartar Sauce

                                                                                                      • Steak Frits$28.00

                                                                                                        Grilled New York Strip Streak, Chimichurri, Pome Frits

                                                                                                        • Grilled Chicken Breast$20.00

                                                                                                          Garlic Potato Wedges, Sautéed Spinach, Mushroom Cream Sauce

                                                                                                          Last updated: February 5, 2022

                                                                                                          What 558 people are saying

                                                                                                          Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                                          4.4
                                                                                                          4.4 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                          • 4.4Food
                                                                                                          • 4.4Service
                                                                                                          • 4.2Ambience
                                                                                                          • 4.3Value

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                                                                                                            RonP

                                                                                                            Charleston

                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                            overall3food5service5ambience2

                                                                                                            Food was great! Unfortunately, the music playing in the back room we sat in was extremely vulgar and offensive. I was extremely embarrassed. More than likely won’t return.

                                                                                                          2. JM

                                                                                                            JoanneM

                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                            20 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            20 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on May 14, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Excellency brunch! The waitress was great and the food was excellent!! We will go back !

                                                                                                          3. N

                                                                                                            Nice

                                                                                                            Chicago

                                                                                                            21 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            21 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on May 2, 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food2service3ambience4

                                                                                                            Not a great experience. Food was not warm and requested temperature of burger was not followed

                                                                                                          4. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 22, 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food3service4ambience2

                                                                                                            For being billed as a rock and roll joint there was very little of it in decor or experience; the menu was all over the place and there was no audible music. The food was fine - burger cooked properly but not allowed to rest so it soaked right through the bun, making it a race to eat before it fell apart. The fries were good and my partner really enjoyed the house salad, so that was a plus. They mix some kind of seasoning into the ketchup which was actually the highlight of the meal for me - mixed bag when a condiment sticks out more than the main course does - and paying $18 for the privilege of a single patty with cheese that only rates “fine” is not a great experience. I wouldn’t say I won’t ever be back, but for an area like Georgetown you’ve gotta earn my dollars when I can just go half a block down and try something else.

                                                                                                          5. LL

                                                                                                            LayleeL

                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 16, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                            The staff was friendly and accommodating. The menu items were varied and delicious. Very enjoyable experience

                                                                                                          6. D

                                                                                                            Dennis

                                                                                                            Tampa

                                                                                                            72 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            72 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 14, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            First visit. Food and service were superb. A very fun evening. Beat burger and BBQ sliders ever.

                                                                                                          7. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 12, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Very good food

                                                                                                          8. SB

                                                                                                            SusanB

                                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food3service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Menu is limited. Service was excellent.

                                                                                                          9. DS

                                                                                                            DiannaS

                                                                                                            Philadelphia

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Not a lot of variety on the menu - but with the name Thunder Burger - that was about what we expected. The burgers were delicious. Service was fast, friendly and attentive. Would definitely recommend.

                                                                                                          10. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Atlantic City

                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            12 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on April 2, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                            Food was really good but they were out of a lot of beers and liquor. Came in to watch the final 4 basketball games, so drinks are evident for sports watching and having limited options was a negative.

                                                                                                          11. BC

                                                                                                            BrianC

                                                                                                            Jacksonville

                                                                                                            24 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            24 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on March 27, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great brunch! Will be back.

                                                                                                          12. KL

                                                                                                            KeithL

                                                                                                            Los Angeles

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on February 26, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            The hamburgers were cooked to order at the requested temperature and tasted delicious. They arrived hot, juice and we loved the bun too. Fries could have been hotter but everything else was fine. The service was attentive and we did not have to wait at all after arriving with a reservation. We would go back again!

                                                                                                          13. RC

                                                                                                            RichardC

                                                                                                            Philadelphia

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on February 20, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food4service3ambience3

                                                                                                            It was good, we just ran in for a quick bite. They were very accommodating but I believe I caught them in the middle of shift change.

                                                                                                          14. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Philadelphia

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on February 19, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            At first I was concerned with how “short” the menu was. Mostly breakfast and burgers. But when your food and drinks are as great as this it does not matter. We had eggs Benedict and the burger. We argued over which was better! And our waitress was awesome to boot. We’ll definitely go back when we get back to Georgetown.

                                                                                                          15. YA

                                                                                                            YazidA

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on February 19, 2022

                                                                                                            overall1food1service1ambience2

                                                                                                            After an hour wait for a burger we ended up leaving since they put my burger on another person's table who I saw touch the food and then offered it to me thinking I didn't see what happened. Do not recommend - burgers and fries here will cost you 25 usd and you get that type of service.

                                                                                                          16. SA

                                                                                                            SANDRAH

                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on February 18, 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                            Great burgers in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Always a favorite when I am in Georgetown.

                                                                                                          17. s

                                                                                                            sallyb

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on February 14, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great spot for a casual Valentine’s Day celebration!

                                                                                                          18. VA

                                                                                                            VAspaceCadet

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            14 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            14 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on January 22, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Neighborhood restaurant for you. In the heart of Georgetown, this bar has an excellent selection of draft beers and wide variety of delicious sandwiches. Definitely worth a visit.

                                                                                                          19. BE

                                                                                                            BigE

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            33 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            33 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on January 21, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great experience includes great waitress, great food, quiet romantic setting, comfortable chairs and great prices

                                                                                                          20. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on January 8, 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great food great service!

                                                                                                          21. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on December 24, 2021

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Excellent service and quality !!

                                                                                                          22. y

                                                                                                            yummy19

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            9 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            9 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on December 11, 2021

                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Wait staff was excellent. Food is consistently good. Drinks great. No complaints!

                                                                                                          23. RO

                                                                                                            RoxanneO

                                                                                                            Tampa

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on November 14, 2021

                                                                                                            overall3food3service2ambience4

                                                                                                            We use to come here all the time when we lived in DC. The service this time was horrible. I waitress appeared to have to many tables. I’m sure with the pandemic your probably short staffed I understand. The food was a little salty everyone at our table expressed how salty there burger was. We love coming would like to continue when we visit but the service and food has to get better.

                                                                                                          24. RH

                                                                                                            RickH

                                                                                                            Cincinnati

                                                                                                            109 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            109 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on November 13, 2021

                                                                                                            overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                                                            First time at Thunder burger. Was happy to get a table on a Saturday night last minute. Restaurant was busy but not packed. Service was a bit slow, but I feel like our server had a ton of tables (and a bunch of those tables kept getting up and moving which must be annoying). Burgers and steak frites were ok, really salty though. Loved the fries and had a pretty good beer list. We would definitely go back our next trip into DC.

                                                                                                          25. MM

                                                                                                            MadisonM

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on November 13, 2021

                                                                                                            overall2food4service1ambience4

                                                                                                            I saw food come out of the kitchen and sit on a side table for 20 minutes. It was brought to our table cold. The only 2 waitresses were overwhelmed with orders while about 9 people were refilling waters. The waitress was great but the manager needs to get their restaurant in order.

                                                                                                          26. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Detroit

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on November 11, 2021

                                                                                                            overall3food5service1ambience5

                                                                                                            Takes FOREVER but good food

                                                                                                          27. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            San Diego

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on October 31, 2021

                                                                                                            overall1food1service3ambience3

                                                                                                            We wanted to try a new place and Georgetown and selected this place because of their huge burger selection. When we arrived, there was lipstick on two of the four glasses and when I grabbed my appetizer plate, I felt something crunchy. When I flipped the plate over, I discovered it was covered in cheese. The waitress was pleasant, but not super experienced. When our food arrived room temperature, I waited for her to return to get it heated up. It took so long for her to return that my friends had finished eating before we saw her again. Overall, I give the cleanliness a 0. Food taste 2 out of 5.

                                                                                                          28. RA

                                                                                                            ReneA

                                                                                                            Naples

                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            7 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on October 31, 2021

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            My husband and I were in town from NJ for a weekend getaway. I had been to Thunder Burger & Bar a few years ago with my daughter , and really enjoyed it. This time around was just as great. My husband had the Kobe burger and added an egg on top. I had the Bison burger. We both enjoyed our meals and the service was great! Will definitely return when we are back in town.

                                                                                                          29. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Charlotte

                                                                                                            21 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            21 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on October 17, 2021

                                                                                                            overall2food1service3ambience1

                                                                                                            This burger bar on busy M Street gets great reviews and boasts gluten-free buns so we stopped in on this beautiful, cool Sunday afternoon. It’s in historic Georgetown so their space obviously has some rustic charm but it also has an overriding tired, old dive-bar smell. The dark, dank space had accosting music with an overpowering stench of beer & whiskey-stained floors, mold and/or other unknown. Char-grilled beef & onions can be strong in charming burger joints but that’s def not the aroma here. Even though the staff kindly let us move near the quieter, airy entrance next to an open window, there was no real improvement and we finally gave all up when we ordered and learned they’d run out of their advertised gluten-free buns by 1pm…we chose this place because of a gluten allergy. Kinda felt saved at that point though, and found a tasty gluten-free burger in a lovely clean cafe a few blocks away on at Peacock Cafe on Prospect Street. May try take out sometime but was really put off.

                                                                                                          30. j

                                                                                                            jeanm

                                                                                                            New York Area

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on October 16, 2021

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Was fantastic. I had a plain hamburger and my son had “pig in a beef suit” (or something with a similar name) and both were seriously excellent. I like my burger medium- medium well, and they nailed it. Nice casual decor. Excellent.

                                                                                                          31. D

                                                                                                            Doug74

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on October 12, 2021

                                                                                                            overall3food3service3ambience2

                                                                                                            We had not been to Thunder Burger for several years but had great memories of multiple excellent

                                                                                                          32. SG

                                                                                                            SissyGal

                                                                                                            New England

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            11 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on October 10, 2021

                                                                                                            overall1food4service1ambience3

                                                                                                            We had beyond horrible service!! Asked several times for water, utensils, the basics - and they failed miserably!!! Also they gave us a drink menu that advertised happy hour drinks that reflected the day/time we were there and they refused to honor it?? Good burgers but won’t return or recommend because of the exceptionally bad service

                                                                                                          33. DC

                                                                                                            DCfoodie

                                                                                                            Washington DC

                                                                                                            37 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            37 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on October 3, 2021

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Thunder Burger is our go to place for a great hamburger. The service and food is always on point and it is always an fabulous dining experience. Thank you Thunder Burger for another great meal.

                                                                                                          34. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Philadelphia

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on October 2, 2021

                                                                                                            overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                            We never ate and left after 35 minutes of not being served. After 25 minutes someone who was not our server offered to get us drinks, but there was no beer on tap at all, and only 2 wines…. So we won’t be going back there again. No one seemed to notice we left, either.

                                                                                                          35. N

                                                                                                            None

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on October 2, 2021

                                                                                                            overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                            Worst experience I’ve ever had in any establishment. Food never came and arrive was awful. Management did not care. We walked out.

                                                                                                          36. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Monterrey

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on September 25, 2021

                                                                                                            overall4food5service2ambience5

                                                                                                            Great food, great beer, terrible service

                                                                                                          37. JM

                                                                                                            JMoore

                                                                                                            Denver

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on September 12, 2021

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            We went for brunch on a Sunday and sat outside on the streetery. the food was very good and so was the service. She had the eggs benedict with smoked salmon and I had the American breakfast. We each had a spicy bloody mary. They are indeed spicy. It was our second visit. We went for burgers a few months ago. Prices are very reasonable for a Georgetown restaurant.

                                                                                                          38. D

                                                                                                            Dadto4

                                                                                                            Philadelphia

                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            16 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on August 28, 2021

                                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                            Recommended by our hotel. Dined outside. Service was a little off, but I think it is due to the current staffing shortages. Food and drink were good. Local brews served.

                                                                                                          39. CH

                                                                                                            ColleenH

                                                                                                            Chicago

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            6 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on August 24, 2021

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Second time at Thunder Burger. First time was when we brought our daughter to DC for a college visit, this time to move her into her dorm for her first year at AU. Everything was awesome! My son had the wings and said they were the best he ever had. My husband and I got burgers and just like the first time, delicious! If you like sweet potato fries, be sure to opt for those as your side. YUM!

                                                                                                          40. M

                                                                                                            Motivated

                                                                                                            E. Tennessee

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            15 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on August 23, 2021

                                                                                                            overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                            I made reservations to thunder burger ans bar located in Georgetown. I wanted to grab a drink and a bite before my birthday dinner on the water. As soon as I walked it I stood at the bar and the hostess approached me and ask me how many guest and I said 2, also I have reservations. The place was not packed so he expressed, I can sit any where. When I sat down he poured me water and I waited for the bartender, or the two servers to take my order. They walked passed my about 5 times made eye contact and still not service. I will not be back into this establishment and I will be sure to let others know.

                                                                                                          FAQs

                                                                                                          You can order delivery directly from Thunder Burger & Bar using the Order Online button. Thunder Burger & Bar also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Thunder Burger & Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 333-2888.

                                                                                                          Thunder Burger & Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 558 OpenTable diners.

                                                                                                          Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                                                                                                          Google Map for Thunder Burger & Bar

                                                                                                          3056 M St NW Washington, DC 20007

                                                                                                          Additional information

                                                                                                          • Cross street

                                                                                                            31st St

                                                                                                          • Neighborhood

                                                                                                            Georgetown

                                                                                                          • Hours of operation

                                                                                                            Brunch Sat, Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 3:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm

                                                                                                          • Cuisines

                                                                                                            Contemporary American, American

                                                                                                          • Dining style

                                                                                                            Casual Dining

                                                                                                          • Dress code

                                                                                                            Smart Casual

                                                                                                          • Parking details

                                                                                                            Colonial Parking operates an open-air parking lot directly across M St from Thunder Burger, as well as a garage right around the corner on 31st St. In addition there are several other public lots within a very short walk of Thunder Burger.

                                                                                                          • Public transit

                                                                                                            Thunder Burger is located approximately .75 miles from both the Foggy Bottom and Rosslyn Metro stations. The Georgetown Metro Connect, the Circulator Bus and the "30"s" Metrobuses all stop within 1/2 block of the restaurant, in front of the Georgetown Barnes & Noble (east-bound) or at the corner of M and 31st St (west-bound).

                                                                                                          • Payment options

                                                                                                            AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                          • Additional

                                                                                                            Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                                          • Phone number

                                                                                                            (202) 333-2888

                                                                                                          • Private party facilities

                                                                                                            Planning a party or event? Whether for the office or just for fun, we can help turn that idea into a fun-filled reality. We offer private party options that simply rock!

                                                                                                          • Private party contact

                                                                                                            our Private Event Coordinator: (844) 254-5507

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