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Notes: Smashburger opening near Alexandria this weekend

Good Thursday morning, Alexandria!

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Classic Double Smashburger with fries (image courtesy Smashburger)

Alexandrians looking for a new burger fix have a new option opening in Kingstowne this weekend.

Smashburger is opening a new location at 5920 Kingstowne Center with a full bar, featuring beer and cocktails.

“Patties and patrons alike can get smashed at the new Smashburger in Kingstowne,” FFXnow wrote.

The grand opening is on Saturday, Sept. 23. The restaurant will offer classic single burgers for $5 or chicken wings and beer for $10.

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