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Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream

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210 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 706-2827
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 180
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch with family

Food was good as usual. First time for the family I had with me. They loved it. We were seated upstairs which is not my favorite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
glendag5007
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Carmel, Indiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Carmel, Indiana
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Food was good as usual. First time for the family I had with me. They loved it. We were seated upstairs which is not my favorite.

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Carmel, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Can't go wrong with a Bub's burger. Lots of charm and energy at Bub's, the burgers are delicious but I also enjoy the elk and the Mahi Mahi.

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

You can't beat bubs for a great burger in a great atmosphere. Weather you're tired of chain food or adding back some calories you burned on the Monon this is one of our favorite local spots.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere. ...nicest waitress Ive had in a long time:) I got ceole hamburger was good and spicy ...hubby got the big hot dog said it was fair....got the baby the kids meal chicken fingers and fries ..it was alot of food !!! Overall was pretty good ... it was like a 20$ meal in a 40$ atmosphere though .... More 

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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We visited 3 years ago for the big ugly challenge and we visited today to enjoy a burger. All of our burgers were very good. Fries very good. Shakes very good and the beer was cold. Service was excellent. The area this is in is really nice. Highly recommend.

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Indianapolis
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I ordered the mini burger for $3.75 and sweet potato waffle fries with creol mayo for dipping sauce. Ordered burger mEdmund well and it was moist and juicy with barely a touch of pink. Came to table nice and hot. My husband ordered the elk sandwich and like it and his onion rings. Our bill $18. The time from order... More 

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Carmel, Indiana, United States
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Long wait times, but a summertime must if you like to eat outside and watch the Monon traffice go by. Great burgers - what do they do better than we do at home? Don't know, but they are good. I wish they had gluten free buns for my husband.

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

If you live in Carmel it would be hard to imagine you have not been to Bubs at least once for their famous burgers. Even Adam Richmond from Man vs Food came here and tried to devour 4 of the Big Uglies. He could not finish 3 of them The Big Ugly is one pound of delicious ground beef char... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Wonderful elk burger and fries, but we sat outside and were swarmed by flies and gnats. We asked to have the table cleaned and were told "O, yah, that table has trouble and we don't know why." I suggested they get a new table and the waiter thought that was pretty funny.

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to eat, especially when the weather is good and you can wait outside. The bison burgers are very good. Reasonably priced, but there is always a wait to sit.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (317) 706-2827

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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