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Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream

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$$ - $$$
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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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Muncie, Indiana
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89 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice family dining event. Both of our boys crushed the big ugly in under 10 minutes. Wife and I split one with plenty left over. Its not just big, it is quite tasty as well. Our server was exceptional, friendly and genuine. The boys and their friends even had room for an ice cream afterwards. Oh my.

Thank IMH O
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Kinda overpriced and all they have is burgers! They say ice cream but it's actually a shop next door.

Thank Jason S
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a great joint. Loved the elk burger and crispy sweet potato waffle fries. Super yummy Bear Claw shake to finish it off. We will return again for sure!

Thank Amy L
Bloomington, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

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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219 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

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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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 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 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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?