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Zombie Burger + Drink Lab

300 E Grand Ave, 2nd location at Jordan Creek Mall in West Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 50309-1816
+1 515-244-9292
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“zombie burger” (290 reviews)
“fries” (334 reviews)
“undead elvis” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 E Grand Ave, 2nd location at Jordan Creek Mall in West Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 50309-1816
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a great burger, perfect sweet potato fries nice and crispy. My friend said her Winchester basket (fish n chips) was perfect. We are at the bar so we would avoid the wait for a table. Good service from bartender. The only thing not...More

Thank BooksNSun
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was in Des Moines on business, and brought my sister with me. We’d heard of Zombie Burger and had to see if it lived up to the hype. AND....we were delighted! Located in a retro cool neighborhood, Zombie Burger has a fun menu with...More

Thank Wolvesfan25
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband has been raving about this place for years and we actually drove out of our way to stop in Des Moines for the night so we could have dinner here. We were seated on the outdoor patio and our drink orders were immediately...More

Thank Sunshine7643
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food is AMAZING (try the garlic, blue cheese, & bacon fries)! You won't get atmosphere as you would at the one downtown, but you still get superior service and the delicious food. Get in line NOW (or at least as soon as they open)!

Thank 760annetter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get the chili cheese fries and ANY of the burgers. You won't be disappointed. My advice is to go through the self-order part of the restaurant and then sit outside in the nice weather.

Thank Kacey W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure about the hype that continues to surround this place. Burgers and shakes are not bad, but everything else I have had is very average. The menu is entertaining to read, the first time. Maybe if I thought zombies were entertaining I would be...More

Thank PerseidGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was my choice for lunch. I thought it was going to be much better than it was, but the staff and the atomsphere made up for my not liking my milkshake. Everyone else in our party of four loved their milkshakes and their...More

Thank sschmit696
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the option of fried Brussels sprouts for a side dish. Unique and tasty. The sweet potato fries were some of the best we have eaten. Not greasy at all

Thank Crowder2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went here because we heard good reviews. We all ordered burgers and we also ordered 2 milkshakes (Peanut butter & Chocolate one and the Unicorn Zombie). We didn't even eat our burgers out. The burgers all upset our stomachs... mostly my...More

Thank RedHead123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

. . . And it was great and he accommodated us all. We sat outside and the food was quick and delicious. The prices were reasonable and the food was unique and forced you to try new combinations of burgers that you don’t think you...More

Thank Cnieves3
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August 8, 2018|
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Response from Eileen S | Reviewed this property |
Definitely! Try their adult milkshakes. So yummy!
Cindy C
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Matt B | Reviewed this property |
Size of burger. "Single" , "double tap", or "triple"
Jennifer K
May 16, 2016|
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Response from Brennan R | Reviewed this property |
Des Moines ! Your right by the downtown area, its all just a few blocks away. if you have a wait its a beautiful area to walk around (capitol building one direction, and the bridge/wells fargo/court st./principal park the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $13
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 E Grand Ave, 2nd location at Jordan Creek Mall in West Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 50309-1816
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-244-9292
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