Cheap Eats 2008: Urban Burger
Comments () | Published June 24, 2008
Urban Burger Co.
Address: 5566 Norbeck Rd., Rockville, MD 20853
Phone: 301-460-0050
Neighborhood: Rockville
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Opening Hours: Open daily 11 AM to 9 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Rockville
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Bacon-and-bleu-cheese burger; chili burger; coleslaw; potato salad; mac and cheese; pork ribs; fried Twinkie with vanilla ice cream.

Why go: Juicy burgers with high-quality toppers and a toasted, briochelike bun are the main draw, but sides are also well done at this roomier sibling of Urban Bar-B-Que.

What to get: Bacon-and-bleu-cheese burger; chili burger; crunchy coleslaw and eggy potato salad that aren’t all about the mayo; cheddar-flecked mac and cheese; smoky pork ribs, a crossover from Urban Bar-B-Que; fried Twinkie with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of caramel, the definition of a guilty-pleasure dessert.

Best for: Sports teams; families with kids; diners seeking a better-than-fast-food burger in a fast-food setting.

Insider tip: Attention backyard pit masters: A pack of 30 uncooked burger patties to go sells for $50.

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