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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
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  • 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
Great Burgers and fries

Bub's is a Carmel must do. There is usually a long line, the place is always filled with locals and families but there are games to play outside while waiting and its definitely worth the wait!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
beachloverandfoodie
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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110 reviews 110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Bub's is a Carmel must do. There is usually a long line, the place is always filled with locals and families but there are games to play outside while waiting and its definitely worth the wait!

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Dallas, Texas
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203 reviews 203 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Came here on business and thoroughly enjoyed my meal and the service. Clay, our waiter, was very friendly and helpful. We moved 3 times, and all 3 times he accommodated us! ( First, we moved inside because of the gnats and then we moved for dessert to the ice cream bar ) The burger was great, and my coworker's elk... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Met with about 15 colleagues after work on a Thursday evening in the summer. This was my first visit here and I'll be back again. We had a fun waiter and really enjoyed our get together. Most of us had a version of their famous burgers and they were all great!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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
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9 helpful votes 9 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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
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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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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, Dessert, Hamburgers, Ice Cream

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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: 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?