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Nick's Hambergers

427 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006
(605) 692-4324
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Ranked #1 of 50 restaurants in Brookings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Waconia, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We stopped by Nick's per Trip Advisor's recommendation. We were definitely not disappointed. Basically you sit at the counter and order sliders until you can't eat any more. The form the burgers right in front of you and cook them to order. You'll have a burger in front of you within a couple minutes of ordering. Their menu is very... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Ate here over fourth of July weekend. The family all loved it and the burgers are very classic but Incredible. The owner is awesome, very helpful and hands-on to make sure you get a great bag of burgers. It is a unique burger to Nicks hamburger shop.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you grew up in South Dakota & visited Nicks as a child, these hamburgers were the best then & are still wonderful today. Going here is an experience & on a busy day, you will need to wait to be seated at the counter. This is not a fancy place so if you are looking for that just go... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Most of the reviews are spot on, the burgers are small in size but made fresh and I simply love the fresh shakes. Makes me think of the 1950's every time I go!

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nick's Hamburgers are the best hamburgers in Brookings! They are the same today as they were when I was growing up and they are delicious!! Don't miss a chance to try a Nick's burger or 2!

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Marshall, Minnesota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have dined at Nick's three times over the past two months. For each stop I was passing through Brookings on my way to an event in another city. I return to Nick’s because the burgers are prepared quickly and they are tasty … very tasty. They are tasty and unapologetically greasy. The limited menu is also amenable to making... More

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Midwest
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Everyone that lives in Brookings knows that this is the place to go for the best hamburger around. And don't think that's just what everyone says cause they are from here. It is absolutely true. Upon my first burger experience at Nick's, I get what all the fuss is about... And it makes sense! Whether at an SDSU game or... More

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MSP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is your old fashioned burger/malt shop. People come from miles around to eat here. And when former residents come back to visit, they always come here at least once. It's a classic.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is a fun little hamburger restaurant that you have to visit if you are in Brookings. You will have more than 1 believe me.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Not for someone on a low fat diet but it is worth the calories. It is in a great 50's setting and the burgers are wonderful. Served in slider fashion be sure to have them with the works or at least with the homemade mustard relish.The hambuger meat is never frozen and the buns are ordered fresh every day. They... More

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