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Zombie Burger + Drink Lab

300 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1816
515-244-9292
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Ranked #18 of 501 restaurants in Des Moines
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Eclectic, Ice Cream
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sunnyvale, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Solid burger joint with a great zombie atmosphere. Broad variety of burgers and fries. Loved the Garlic, Bacon, blue cheese fries. Note Health food!

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Mooresville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My son told me about this place, and I just had to try it. Great concept and interesting menu. Some of the combinations looked very odd, but I'd still try them all if I lived in the area. There were three of us and I had the burger that was made with deep fried mac/cheese as the BUN! We also... More

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Fort Dodge, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

If you're looking for an amazing burger, make sure you stop by Zombie Burger. Fantastic food, great service, and affordable! We love stopping by everytime we're in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I don't normally write reviews, but I felt it was necessary for this place. I was visiting Des Moines just for the day, and used Tripadvisor to locate restaurants. I didn't have to wait long, and I ordered the Dawn of the Dead burger with fries. It was freaking amazing! The flavor was outstanding. I also ordered a Zombie Unicorn... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Stopped to get dinner after work, on the way to airport. From the cute hostess to our witty and friendly server, we were well taken care of without being pushed or pestered. We started off with the fried brussel sprouts, which were awesome. I got the Brenda burger which has grilled cheese sandwiches for the buns. The burger had nice... More

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Boone, Iowa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We went to Zombie Burger + Drink Lab to celebrate my daughters' fiancees birthday. I must say the service was very poor We were seated by our waiter who failed to ask if we would care for drinks before ordering, he immediately handed us our menus and acted as if he was in a hurry for us to order. We... More

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Dakar, Senegal
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

My Zombie burger was delicious! There are a LOT of delicious-looking options. Downside is there are a lot of ridiculously unhealthy burgers available also. I would definitely go back for the milkshakes!!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We went on recommendation of friends, on a Saturday evening, when it was very busy. We discovered that diners can be seated at an assigned table, restaurant style, or order from a counter, fast food style, with the same choices. We chose to order from the counter; when we were ordering, the person taking our order saved us money, suggesting... More

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Atlantic, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Tons to offer and an epic implementation of both quick/full service in the same place. I had the burger with the deep fried chili which although good just about sent me to the hospital with burns. Lots of creativity in the menu items as you could eat everyday and not have the same thing twice.

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Fairmont, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The menu is very impressive. From a grilled cheese burger to a mac n cheese burger there is everything you can imagine on a burger. You are offered two choices of dining. Sit down and express where you can order and pick up your food at the counter. The service was exceptionally fast. I ordered a T-Vir. A burger topped... More

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