Joe’s Amazing Burgers was created by the Alonso family in June 2006, on the suggestion by their then banker, Al Laroussi, that instead of closing down their Moroccan restaurant, they should convert it to an upscale burger restaurant with an expanded list of beers and wine. By 2009, it was time for expansion. Al Laroussi purchased Joe’s and moved it two doors down to its present location.
Laroussi also made a few changes to include organic meat from the Organic Butcher in McLean and hired Chef Alexander to revamp the menu with more contemporary additions, including an expanded children’s menu.
Beverly Alonso is still at the helm, as well as her son Eric, who moved from the front of the house to the back of the house, where he has discovered his passion and talent for cooking, like his father Joe!