Voted #1 Burger by Washingtonian Magazine the last five years, Five Guys is rapidly growing on the East Coast. The success of the Five Guys in Largo, MD, has spurred more growth of Five Guys in the Maryland area. The Alexandria, VA based chain began in the late 80's and garnered awards including Zagat's #1 Best Bargain Restaurant in the Washington DC area.
There are no freezers or microwaves at Five Guys. Everything is fresh including the buns which are baked daily. The fries are cooked European style and is cooked in cholesterol free peanut oil. The trademark brown bag and burgers wrapped in foil have created a buzz in the Prince George's County area and beyond.