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Jul 8, 2012 09:12 AM

What to order at Ray's Hell Burger?

First, I want to thank all DMV hounds for helping me out over the past 10 days. :)

We're going to Ray's Hell Burger today, as that seems to be THE place for a burger (thought about Central, but doesn't seem what I'm looking for)...wondering what to order? The bone marrow or foie seem tempting, but are they just too much? Jumping the shark, so to speak? For seasoning, it seems like I should go with the classic grill...but from there I'm left wondering.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. :)


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  1. Peppercorn encrusted cheeseburger withBrie, foie gras, White truffle oil, Crispey shallots,sautéed mushrooms, rays sauce &an order of sweet potato fries

    1. I had the bone marrow one once - wouldn't do it again. Like you suggested, I thought it was way too much. I tend to prefer the more classic burger toppings.

      1. I'm fond of the roasted garlic, crispy shallots, and sauteed onions and mushrooms. They complement the burger beautifully.

        The smaller burger is plenty. The regular fries are not worth the calories. Sweet potato fries are the way to go.

        1. Thanks for the tips! I ended up going with the small with smoked mozarella, onions, and bacon. It was yummy! Too much for me to eat, though - I can't imagine someone eating the large one! Now on to find Chinese... :)

          1. The suggestions by others are great and I would stick with any of them for a 1st trip to Hellburger. But I recently tried the steak and cheese and loved it. It is not a Philly s&c. And as it is delivered to the table, it initially feels like you must eat it open faced, which does not work at all.
            But once I picked at it a little with my fork so I could get my hands around it, I loved it.

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            1. re: patj03

              Steak and cheese and cheesesteaks are two different sandwiches, period (lots of convos over the years on this one).

              To the OP, I like the Big Poppa (blue cheese).