The politicians, the lobbyists, the high and mighty in the US social circles, businessmen, and their staff in the US capital Washington DC have not been spared from the American love for the burgers. One would think that the people who reside in this city are moneyed enough to buy gourmet, healthy dishes but Alas! The burger bug has bitten them too if the number of burger joints in the city are anything to go by. Below are the most popular joints.

Best Burger joints in Washington
Best Burger joints in Washington

The politicians, the lobbyists, the high and mighty in the US social circles, businessmen, and their staff in the US capital Washington DC have not been spared from the American love for the burgers. One would think that the people who reside in this city are moneyed enough to buy gourmet, healthy dishes but Alas! The burger bug has bitten them too if the number of burger joints in the city are anything to go by. Below are the most popular joints.

1. BGR: The Burger Joint

Don't say I did not warn you, but the lines you will find at this rock-n-roll themed burger joints are crazy. However, the wait is more than worth it...I mean why would so many people opt to wait on a long line to buy a burger? Ponder on that.

2. Black & Orange

Located on what was formerly known as Rogue States, Black & Orange is where Chef Raynold Mendizabal dazzles the burger lovers with his ever popular beef patties that are seared on the open fire grill then bathed in a plethora of sauces. The toppings on his burgers are perhaps the most creative in the US.

3. Billy goat Tavern

Do not be surprised to see a big shot Washington personality at this landmark 500 New Jersey Ave, NW Washington, DC burger joint. Yeah, you guessed right, they also love the taste of the burgers in their mouth before they go and make laws that will directly influence your life.

4. Black Squirrel

The burgers at this Washington restaurant are made with Hereford Beef and then topped off with lettuce, tomato and a sesame-seed bun. If you love cheese, you can add it to your burger. And yes, your neighbor on a table might be a hotshot lobbyist, a congressman or a secret service agent...

5. Central Michel Richard

Even burgers have class - at least in Washington, they do. In this classy bistro, you will get lobster and tuna burgers, as well as the traditional beef burger. Maybe it is time you acquired some taste in the kind of burgers you eat.

Washington DC attractions need not be posted in a blog. If you are yet to visit the globe's most powerful capital, it is your loss. When you decide to visit, make sure you eat a burger or two in the capital.

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