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11922 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
+1 703-796-1008
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (139 reviews)
“fries” (39 reviews)
“beef” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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11922 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

If your in the mood for a burger they have whatever type you like, however you like them. In a salad or one of their home made Gluten Free Buns

Thank Cookie L
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

As vegetarians, we don’t do burger places often. But strolling by The Counter and seeing a window sign advertising a plant based burger, curiosity took over. My husband and I shared an “impossible” burger (that’s the veggie burger) and let me tell you, we were...More

Thank MEBdny
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Such a shame! Staff seem to spend more time chatting and make up some sort of whipped cream treats which they seem to give out randomly, (weird), than working. Only about half a dozen customers in when I was there and yet it took about...More

Thank taz3999
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My first time there... really good service ... good quality food, many choices for all tastes, cool atmosphere, and the waitress checked on us a few times; we got exactly what we ordered. That said, it’s a bit pricey for a burger.

Thank marcofancy
Reviewed 29 December 2017

A great place to experiment with burger combinations, but the service was slow and most of the staff were covered with tattoos and I find that repulsive, especially when I'm eating.

Thank SkyRollLuggage
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing bison burger cooked medium with bacon and some other toppings. It was great. What's more is I was able to eat lunch at a burger place with my vegan sibling and vegetarian mother, and they didn't have to have a salad.

Thank Brandon A
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Sure you’ll get your burger with pretty much whatever you want on it but it will be dripping with grease. As a matter of fact, there’s so much of it that the T-shirts of the waiters and waitresses were all stained with it and looking...More

Thank Ocalas
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It was a good tasting burger n fries. My daughter likes the chicken fingers. Has a good variety of add ins for the burgers!

Thank ErnestS40
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We liked the burgers but the service was slow. We had empty glasses at our table after we ordered a second drink. The empty glasses sat there during the whole meal. The waitress and manager walked right by (and it wasn’t busy). Music was loud....More

Thank SPKinVA
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Had a fairly wholesome experience - Counter burgers always are regardless of how you customize your food. The place is in Reston Town Center which in itself adds a little to the ratings.

Thank Dipraj N
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28 April 2017|
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Response from cmejlbo | Reviewed this property |
I have only had great service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11922 Democracy Dr, Reston, VA 20190-5624
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-796-1008
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