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Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream

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480 North Morton Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
+1 812-331-2827
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mitchell, Indiana
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226 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food offered at this location was excellent! Great quality burgers with fresh cut toppings. The service was fairly quick, considering how busy it was at the time of our visit. The staff were prompt, friendly, and the environment was fun and clean. I highly recommend this location to everyone in the Bloomington area.

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Thank RacingFan14
Iowa
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visiting Bloomington for a college visit, we took the recommendation of the hotel staff and had dinner at Bub's Burgers. When you sit down, they bring you a tray with small shooter sized samples of their chili and soup of the day. We passed on the 22 oz Big Ugly burger (if you finish it you get your picture on... More 

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Thank IrishRoverIA
Bloomington, Indiana
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the salad for $6.50 with the option to "include mahi mahi" for $9.45... I assumed my total would be $9.45, but the salad with wilted lettuce, dry carrots with a small piece of fish was a total of over $17. The unappetizing food, noisy environment, and lack of customer service added insult to injury. Never again.

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Thank Obsidianmocha
Bloomington, Indiana
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We have eaten here several times and have always been happy with our meals. In the past we have had burgers, salads and a few basic sides. Today I ordered the wings and I was so disappointed. First of all, nothing in the description on the menu indicated they were battered and deep fat fried. So needless to say, these... More 

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Thank HappyTraveler666
Bloomington, Indiana
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always enjoy my visit. From the chili and soup shooters (the chili is grand for a cold day in a bread bowl) to the sweet potato fries with marshmallow dip you can't go wrong here. It's a bit pricey but the burgers are thick (they include elk I believe).

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Thank Sara D
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If your name includes a particular food, that food in question had better be good. I'd heard good things about Bubs and I am a sucker for a great burger. Went in and attempted the Big Ugly challenge. 22oz post cooked weight burger (beef or elk). The bun is no joke either. Went with the elk as it is a... More 

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Muncie, Indiana
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90 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

What a nice family dining event. Both of our boys crushed the big ugly in under 10 minutes. Wife and I split one with plenty left over. Its not just big, it is quite tasty as well. Our server was exceptional, friendly and genuine. The boys and their friends even had room for an ice cream afterwards. Oh my.

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Thank IMH O
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Kinda overpriced and all they have is burgers! They say ice cream but it's actually a shop next door.

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Thank Jason S
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great joint. Loved the elk burger and crispy sweet potato waffle fries. Super yummy Bear Claw shake to finish it off. We will return again for sure!

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Thank Amy L
Bloomington, Indiana
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Bub's is known for the big ugly burger which I've never had because I don't think I could eat it all. If your wondering the big ugly is a 1 pound ground chuck burger with all the toppings and that weight is after it is cooked. If you eat all of it you get your picture on the wall. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 North Morton Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-331-2827

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?