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1120 Main Street, Lewiston, ID
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Description: Effie's is a Lewiston icon for burgers and has been there for decades...
Effie's is a Lewiston icon for burgers and has been there for decades. Has to be on the list.
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  • 24
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The burger is huge, but average

After reading the reviews, and being a fan of dives... I had to go. I saw the burger size on someone else's plate. Holy smokes! Yes, they are big. The waitress was nice. Food delivery not the fastest. The burger was indeed big. Maybe 10 inches. Just no need for that. We cut it into 4ths and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Pullman, Washington
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Pullman, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

After reading the reviews, and being a fan of dives... I had to go. I saw the burger size on someone else's plate. Holy smokes! Yes, they are big. The waitress was nice. Food delivery not the fastest. The burger was indeed big. Maybe 10 inches. Just no need for that. We cut it into 4ths and shared. The actual... More 

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Tacoma
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you weren't enthralled with the GIGANTIC, DELICIOUS burger in front of you, you might notice that Effie's is something of a dive. But you don't notice because you're too busy staring at your amazing burger. This place is awesome in every way. I love how tiny and grubby it is. I love how they serve actual cans of soda.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My family and I live in Houston, Texas and when we want to get under each others skin, we will simply walk up and whisper EFFIE BURGER. This sounds weird but since they are so incredibly delicious we dream of them. If its said, we all instantly sigh and are left to salvate and wish we were in downtown Lewiston.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We are from the Midwest so places like this are new to us. It was fun splitting the Effie burger. Food was really good, fast service too. The building is a bit run down and could be fixed up a little, but it fits in with the rest of the town too.

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Caldwell, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I am a burger fanatic and this monster sized burger was AMAZING! Friendly staff. We cannot wait to go back!

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Clarkston, Washington, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Effie's is a city treasure with one of the largest burgers that I have ever seen and tasty too. A great place to take friend that are new to the area.

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Spokane
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you get the chance to get to Lewiston, Idaho you Have to try a Effie burger. The Effie burger is Big enough for two people and the patty is hand formed. We have heard of this place for a couple of years as we go to Lewiston a few times a year. The place is kinda old But this... More 

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Clarkston, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This place is not just a tavern. I had heard about these burgers for so long that I had to finally try one. I tried a quarter of one, actually. It is quite a burger!

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Missoula, Montana, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We’d heard nothing but amazing things about Effie’s but haven’t made it around to try it. We also checked out some of the TripAdvisor reviews and based on how big the burgers are, we ordered 5 half burgers ($7.50 ea) with a large order of Fries & Curley Fries. My Brother-In-Law said when they got there, he said they had... More 

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missoula
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This Burger was amazing!!! It was suggested to me to get the half not the whole as they are huge. they are and I should have shared my half with someone. very tasty burger!!! and it re heated very well for dinner the next day. they bun fits the burger too. Good Eats, will have to have them again we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1120 Main Street, Lewiston, ID
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Effie's is a Lewiston icon for burgers and has been there for decades. Has to be on the list.

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