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Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream

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American, Dessert, Hamburgers, 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, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 160
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  • 103
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
    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
Great Burger

Travelling through Carmel, Indiana I had to stop at Bud's Burger and let me tell you it was worth the time. The burger are excellent, great tasting and best of all reasonably priced. I had the quarter pound burger with all the fixings a side order of their famous waffle fries and a side order of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Deercreek
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ohio
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I am very quick to give credit where it is due. I also am quick to warn those that are wanting to spend their money, to beware. We waited 75 minutes with very rude check in staff that were all converged around the hostess stand while tables were left unattended or uncleaned. If they would have turned these table over... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Travelling through Carmel, Indiana I had to stop at Bud's Burger and let me tell you it was worth the time. The burger are excellent, great tasting and best of all reasonably priced. I had the quarter pound burger with all the fixings a side order of their famous waffle fries and a side order of their ranch dip. The... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Waited one hour and 45 mins with no table. We checked 3 times to see if they missed us. They said no the first 2 times and then claimed they missed us. We were all located immediately next to the hostess stand. The last straw was a party of 10 that were seated in 15 mins -- before us. The... More 

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Roseau, Minnesota
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31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

They have a 1" burger challenge that they are known for, but what I was blown away by was the quality of their burgers. These things are good! Pricey, but good. I had an elk burger. The seasoning was terrific! And it was cooked fantastically. Eat outside if you go during nice weather because it's a bit loud and crowded... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Awesome Malts, no seriously awesome malts. The burger was delicious, juicy, cooked perfectly. I have never had better onion rings. 3 sizes of burger, wee, nay so wee and friggin huge. 1/4 lb, 1/2 lb and 1 1/2 lb. thats an after cooking weight. One of the best burgers ever.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I had been to visit family in Carmel so many times and have seen a line out the door to wait for burgers at Bub's. I finally gave in to the urge to try Bub's. It was well worth the line and wait for the food that was served. During your experience you will probably witness at least one person... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

A friend told us about this place while we were visiting Indianapolis claiming they had the best burgers .. The burgers were amazing ! I can easily say it was one of the best burgers I've had ! Service was very efficient and friendly .. And that brownie dessert they have OH MY GOD best dessert ever !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Food is above average, and service is great. Due to its popularity, it can get very busy and overcrowded which does not promise a quieter noise level inside the place.

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Chicago, Illinois
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This place was recommended by a local. Be careful as there are a few different locations in the same town with different services. Had a bacon burger and waffle fries. Burger was very juicy and flavorful. Waffle fries forgettable. Has outdoor seating and two indoor dining areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

The waiter was so awesome. Busy place but table and food fast. Games on tables to play. Cooked to perfection..we tried burgers, elk burger, waffle fries (regular and sweet potatoe). They have a signature marshmallow dip for the s.p. fries. The chocolate malt was To Die For!..lots of malt.

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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, Dessert, Hamburgers, Ice Cream

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