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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, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 173
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  • 111
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Go for the BIG AND UGLY

Great variety of burgers with simple side dishes including yummy sweet potato fries! Several people in our group enjoyed the BIG AND UGLY giant burgers and had their photos taken to hang in the restaurant. Outdoor seating was comfortable. Waitress was pleasant and helpful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
markkathi2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great variety of burgers with simple side dishes including yummy sweet potato fries! Several people in our group enjoyed the BIG AND UGLY giant burgers and had their photos taken to hang in the restaurant. Outdoor seating was comfortable. Waitress was pleasant and helpful.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great burgers and good service. Great place to people watch since it is right next to the bike path . I was honestly surprised how packed it was on a Wednesday night.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The burgers were fantastic. We went during a bike ride on the trail. The wait was long, but very worth it. I enjoyed the garlic buttered buns. It was featured on a show with man vs food. If you eat a big burger quick enough you can get your picture on the wall.

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Highland, Indiana, United States
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Our burgers were great and the ice cream was too!! Limited seating, so we ate outside. Will definitely go back!

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Muncie, Indiana
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

People have been talking about the place for a long time. It's been on Travel Channel and I've never heard anything bad about it. Now I know why. Excellent burgers, fries and shakes. Some of the best. And the location is great... right in the Carmel Arts and Design district. Warning... there is often a long wait to get in,... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

After too long of a wait, the visit was great! The burgers are weighed after cooking so the 1/4 pound burger was big! The bun wasn't overpowering, the cheese was melted but still on the burger. The onion rings were great, not stringy. The sweet potato waffle fries were tasty. The server was very good, personable, knowledgeable and attentive.

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Huntington, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We absolutely loved Bub's Burgers. We had excellent service and terrific food. Definitely a great spot to eat if your in town or riding the Monon trail and need a break. We are so glad we ate here. They are a very busy place in the summer months but its worth the wait. We had a tasty elk burger, waffle... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was taken here by some friends for lunch. I had the quarter pound elk burger. If I had known we were going here, I would have eaten a lot less for breakfast and tried one of the Big Ugly (16 oz. cooked) elk burgers. The burger was a little overdone, more a medium to even medium-well rather than a... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It's a small unassuming little place. It looks much like a small house, so if you go you may have to wait awhile. Believe me, it is worth the wait! The hamburgers have amazing flavor and the waffle fries are seasoned perfectly.

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carmel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Bubs is the place to be. This is right along the monon trail and great for people watching. The burgers are some of the best around. Buttered up buns and quality beef how you want it cooked. Great atmosphere. Get here early so you don't have to wait around too long.

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Additional Information about Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream

Address: 210 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032
Phone Number: (317) 706-2827
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
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
Average Prices: USD $20
Cuisine: American

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?