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Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream

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480 N Morton St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3734
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bub's is known for the big ugly burger which I've never had because I don't think I could eat it all. If your wondering the big ugly is a 1 pound ground chuck burger with all the toppings and that weight is after it is cooked. If you eat all of it you get your picture on the wall. My... More 

Thank Jackie D
Plain City, Ohio
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207 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I each got a Settle for less cheeseburger. Both the meat & the bun were so delicious. I got a side of onion rings & my husband got fries, so we could try both. I thought the rings were much better, but my husband liked the fries. This place was so good. The walls were covered with... More 

Thank JStarkey2
Pickerington, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Try the bison burger! It is fantastic. Great atmosphere plus fast and friendly service too. We will be back.

Thank lovestotravel44641
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our burgers were cooked exactly as we requested and were a good size even though we only had the quarter pound. The fries were great as well, crispy and not soggy and also smokin hot. Service was quick and waiter was very attentive. Make sure you look at the pictures on the wall of all the people who ate the... More 

Thank Allison P
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at Bub's. The service was very good (but it wasn't very crowded). I got the Elk Burger and enjoyed it, though I'm not sure it tasted any different that beef. The portions are very generous. When they say half-a-pound, they mean AFTER it is cooked (I've never seen that before). My daughter-in-law got the wings,... More 

Thank Miller1647
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed taking the family to Bubs in Bloomington. We went their on a spur of the moment while traveling further in Southern Indiana. The elk burger was definitely a surprise to see on the menu and was a great option. The price was very reasonable and we will probably be back if we pass through again.

Thank Scott P
Ellettsville, Indiana
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here a few times and the reason it's a while between visits is because the dining area always seems to be do loud you feel like you have to yell to have a conversation. If you want to have a party, this would probably be the place.

Thank samandjody
Orleans, Indiana
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spur of the moment drop in at 3 pm. Seated immediately but still quite a few tables filled Great burger. Great waffle fries. A/C a little too cool but it was 105 heat index out side. Will definitely be back. Chili sample they gave us was very good.

Thank BarbaraLynnS
Marshall, Illinois
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite about 6 pm on a Monday night. Was seated quickly. I had a new young server that will surely get better with experience :-) Service aside, the burgers are FOR REAL! I opted for the Not so Ugly and it is still a huge sandwich! Good beef patty seasoned well. I also ordered a... More 

Thank dkmiller70
Bedford, Indiana
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Nothing fancy, but a unique burger joint downtown. They do serve Elk burgers, which was the first time I had ate Elk, but quite good. There is a bar, an upstairs for spill over sitting. Ice cream! They also serve up a challenge to eat a Big Ugly Burger and get your picture on the wall.

Thank Ed U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 N Morton St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3734
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 812-331-2827

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