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Effie's Tavern

1120 Main Street, Lewiston, ID
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Ranked #9 of 96 restaurants in Lewiston
Cuisines: 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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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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English first
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stopped here for lunch based on reviews here on Tripadvisor. They were accurate. This is a very small place but they have huge hamburgers! And the burgers were excellent. I would recommend this place if you want a good hamburger! What a find! Plus our waitress was so very charming and friendly. It was July 4th and I'm glad... More

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Walla Walla, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This was my first time going to this place. I was amazed. Very nice fun. Went after our All Stars Little League game. there was my 2 sons & daughter inlaw and I will say we could of had just ONE of these burgers for the 3 of us... They are HUGE & OMG so GOOD!!! We had alot of... More

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elk river idaho
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Big, Large, Massive, Gigantic, Huge, Mammoth, Tremendous, SuperSized, Colossal, Hefty, Immense, and Delicious.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Its a bar, but the burgers are worth trying. I have been trying to eat an Effie burger in one sitting for 40 years. Still haven't done it. Will be back a couple more times this summer to try again. If you don't suceed, try try again.

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Lewiston, Idaho
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104 reviews 104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Effie's is a must to get a huge burger and it's good too. The building looks tacky but only adds to the fun of Lewiston, Idaho. 1 burger is great to split but big guys get one for themselves. Small place and can be crowded. Have fun

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This is a must when in Lewiston... "hole-in-the-wall" grill serving a 1 lb burger with all the trimmings... the damn thing was good too... you have to experience it

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Lewiston ID
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The Effie Burger was a full 1-lb, shared between my wife & I. Very tasty. The tavern is casual & comfortable. Service was a tad slow but understandable as the place was crowded.

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Durham, NC
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We cautiously took advice from a travel book and stopped in at Effie's last weekend. We are so glad we did! We are also very glad we shared the burger because a one pound burger with bun is HUGE. Oh and when they say a single serving of french fries this is not a small portion. It was enough for... More

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La Grande, Oregon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We were in Lewiston August 7th & 8th visiting our kids. We had eaten out the night before, so I suggested we have hamburgers or sandwiches. Our daughter said she could place an order at Effie's a little before she got off work and pick up the food on the way home. This is what we did. Biggest burgers I... More

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Nampa, Idaho
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The staff may be undergoing changes, but this is the still the best burger north of Big Judds. Monster burger - I'm glad they serve a half burger, but even that is too big to add teh mongo fries!

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