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Effie's Tavern

) #8 of 81 Restaurants in Lewiston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
+1 208-746-1889
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (68 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small bar on Main St. It has been around for over 50+ years. Effie's is famous for their Effie Burger. This is a delicious giant hamburger with all the fixings. It is a meal for 4 and worth the experience. The atmosphere...More

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Talk about a giant burger....Effie's is the place. Plate size burgers that are super juicy and loaded with your choice of condiments. My wife and I split a regular Effie's with cheese. And that is more than enough food. The place itself is a hole...More

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Had the 1/2 cheeseburger with everything. One of the best burgers i have ever had. Friendly staff and great food. Cant go wrong with that combo. Definitely recommend for any group or event. Place is a dive, don't let that scare you....More

Thank alexreynol
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I had heard good things about this place. Kind of a hidden gem. About 10 sets of cafeteria both in two rows with a small bar of 6 seats. From the outside you would never know the eatery inside. I had the Effies Burger. See...More

Thank estarnw
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This has been A staple restraint for Lewiston for decades. At minimum regionally known for its giant hand made burgers. We still frequent this establishment. I gave 4 instead of 5 for couple things. It is a family friendly dive. Do not expect updated furnishings...More

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Effie's is kind of a dive and that is being nice. I just want to remodel the decor soooo badly. That being said it is an amazing place to eat!!! Hamburgers as big as your head, perfect tator tots, curly fries, onion rings, oh my!!...More

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Lived here for a long time and never ventured into Effie's. My friend and I split a cheeseburger, it was cooked and seasoned to perfection and oh so huge!! The fries were ok, but needed to be seasoned right out of the fryer. The owner...More

Thank 672lovestoeat
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I am not a burger aficionado, but this hamburger was very impressive for a number of reasons: the size (!!), the taste, and the fact that the bun does not fall apart but is at the same time not too heavy. My husband and I...More

Thank Two2retire
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Stoped at Effie's because parents said the hamburger were big and they are right. It fed all four of us. The onion rings are great fries were ok. Talking to the waitress we found that they film a scene from the "River Thief ". I...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Another local fave, is this tiny burger joint. I usually split a cheesburer with a friend and most of the time can't finish my half. Little on the spendy side, but if for more than 1 or 2 people, price is just right.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: +1 208-746-1889
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Effie's is a Lewiston icon for burgers and has been there for decades. Has to be on the list.
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