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Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream

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480 North Morton Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orleans, Indiana
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after a visit to Indiana University. The burgers are great! They season them very well and the buns really make the burgers. They buy them from a local bakery and the buns make the burgers! Our service was a little slow and it took a while to get our check but the food is definitely worth the... More 

Thank Sam N
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and friends eat there for lunch after the 4th of July parade and we had great service and the food was great. I surly will recommend this restaurant to my other friends and family.

Thank Aaron S
Columbus, Ohio
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip downtown during/before/after an IU sporting event is highly recommended at this venue. You can't go wrong with any menu item that's been tried thus far. Chili, burgers, waffle fries...anything and everything is excellent. Great service always as well. Highly recommended even if not centered around a local sporting event.

Thank romejaohio
Bloomington, Indiana
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Bubs a couple of times the most recent was a few days ago. I met a friend for a Saturday afternoon beer and salad. It was a hot afternoon but the patio was very inviting. Salad was fresh and the service was prompt. Great place to spend an afternoon. Try the burgers as well.

Thank kilhill
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We celebrated Father's day here a day to early. We had 6 adults and 2 toddlers iin our party. We were seated immediately. Our server was wonderful. He answered all questions and was very patient with our group. I ordered the elk burger and it was delicious. Perfectly cooked and sweet potato fries which come with a marshmallow dipping sauce.... More 

Thank beachbum48
Greenleaf, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

The service was great. Our waitress was awesome. We had good food. Try the sweet potato fries. MMM. But very noisy. couldn't have a conversation.

Thank jillhabc
McDonough, Georgia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Not sure how there could be a better burger in Bloomington. We ordered both a beef and elk burger. Both were delicious. Nice and juicy on a toasted bun. Finished off with a milkshake that was also very good. Off the beaten path but great atmosphere.

Thank Jon S

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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
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 North Morton Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • 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?