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Effie's Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I slit an Effie cheese burger and a large fries. We were both hungry going in and stuffed when we left with 1\4 of our burger left! Also had 2 of their $2 draft michelob amber bock beers. Total tab $21 you can't beat that! Good friendly service too!

Thank pityfullbird
Griffin, Georgia, United States
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you come here, best bring your appetite. They are famous for their 8" 1 pound burger. This being my first visit, that is what I had, with a side of steak fries. When the burger arrived, I was thinking "holy crap, no way I'm finishing that". I was wrong. The burger was good enough that I didn't want to... More 

Thank the955iman
Spokane, Washington
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

If you are ready to gobble an 8-inch and one pound burger, Effie's Tavern is the place to go. Of course, you can always share it with somebody. the locals come here and it has a very laid-back atmosphere. It's a small place, 5 booths and a table, so it could get crowded on some days. Don't forget to bring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

So delicious! Try the new Effie burger with grilled onions, mushrooms, ham and all the veggies! Three adults shared one delicious burger! Nothing better!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Best burger in town if you can eat the whole thing.I recommend the double Effie and a large order of fries. Never had a bad meal.

Thank Leroy J
Clarkston, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Went there last week after going to Waha, it was closed so I suggested we try Effie's Tavern, I had heard from several different people how good the Burgers were, we were not disappointed but one Hamburger feeds two people and then we brought part of it home, cooked just right and have a variety of choices to go with... More 

Thank Barbara R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

The burgers are good but very limited choices. The guys LOVE this place. They are known for their giant burgers which fill them up.

Thank Deb F
Lewiston, Idaho
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133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

I had heard for years about Effie Burgers, but had never gone. When my family went (my son wanted to go there for his birthday), it started out quiet, but by the time we left there was not a seat left in the house. The main draw to this place is the burgers, and the novelty is that the burgers... More 

Thank happy_go_lucky_guy
Moscow, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2015

You can feed several people off of these burgers so they are great for an outing with friends! They also had pool tables and darts but the last time I was there was long before 10/14 but it wouldn't let me go back further than that.

Thank NWCountryGirl84
Sequim, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015

While visiting the Lewiston area, our cousin told us about a place with HUGE burgers. He had eaten there about 20 years ago and raved about the food. Naturally we wanted to try it out. It's a little "hole in the wall" with a limited amount of seating. We came just before the noon rush, and were seated immediately, our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston
Effie's is a Lewiston icon for burgers and has been there for decades. Has to be on the list.

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