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Zombie Burger + Drink Lab

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American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Eclectic
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300 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1816
515-244-9292
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • 76
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love it!!

Zombie Burger has the craziest combos for burgers Ive ever seen! They are amazingly built and taste just as great. There is something for everyone; vegetarians included. And can we talk about the shakes?!? The wedding cake shake is the most amazing dessert that I have ever had. It literally tastes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
samack3
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Ankeny, Iowa
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  • Late Night
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Ankeny, Iowa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Zombie Burger has the craziest combos for burgers Ive ever seen! They are amazingly built and taste just as great. There is something for everyone; vegetarians included. And can we talk about the shakes?!? The wedding cake shake is the most amazing dessert that I have ever had. It literally tastes like cake batter. So many options its hard to... More 

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Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

In my opinion the burger patties themselves aren't the highest quality, but they're definitely better than fast food. The toppings though, that's what makes these burgers so delectable! The fries with the dipping sauce are also very good, as is the s'mores shake! Wish I lived closer so I could dine here more often. A word of warning if you're... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Funky cafe in East Village of Des Moines. Very popular with the younger crowd. Excellent burgers and fries, the best in Des Moines. Street parking. Fun young what staff.

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Columbia, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The burgers are unique, enough options for all to find something they want to try (adventurous or conservative)! The atmosphere is fun. The décor is entertaining also.

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Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Yea! Zombie burger + drink lab??? Off course it captures your attention especially for adventurous souls like me. Although the food was not what I expected it is was just a standard fast food place . But the scenario is different from other places..

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Sioux City, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Very interesting variety of burgers and shakes and it is so delicious! Highly recommend for anyone visiting Des Moines!! The service was good and fast. It is kind of a small place though so on the weekends you might need to get there earlier than you want to eat. But I went there on a Friday and we got right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Always a fun time with family and friends. Teenagers are extremely excited to eat here. Adults can enjoy cocktails as well as great food, and the gourmet burgers and fries are always fantastic. I tend toward the salads which are also excellent and the calorie count on the burgers is definitely not light. Their prices are reasonable and the zombie... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Way too much cheese. When I bit into my burger cheese squirted out the other side. I had to scrape off cheese to get at the burger. Fries and shake were great though.

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Pleasantville, Iowa
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15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

JUST AWESOME! If you have time get full service, if not order at the counter and grab a table. You will want one in your town! We had 6 in our party and shared 2 baskets of fries with our burgers. Everyone was full after our spiked shakes! The kids had non spiked.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Never knew a place like this existed, if you like zombies, this is the coolest place. There food menu was as equally amazing. Crazy combo burgers, new (to us) appetizers, great beer/mixed drink selection, as well as killer milkshakes. We will make the 6 hoy drive back, just to eat there!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309-1816
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: 515-244-9292

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Eclectic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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