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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“zombie burger” (255 reviews)
“fries” (295 reviews)
“undead elvis” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
300 E Grand Ave, 2nd location at Jordan Creek Mall in West Des Moines, Des Moines, IA 50309-1816
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Reviewed 2 days ago

do you want a fancy hamburger? or something out of the ordinary like a peanut butter hamburger? then this might be the place for you. it is popular and well attended. to me it was overpriced for what you get?? it was certainly good but...More

Thank rockteam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been coming here for years now, and the same great combination of zombies, burgers, and spiked shakes still rules! I love the incredible beer selection too. The quality hasn't changed at all. It's my favorite place to go to get great burgers. This past...More

Thank sunburntbrain
Reviewed 4 days ago

My favorite burger place in Des Moines. The burgers are always great, the variety is so creative and the shakes are amazing. Whenever we have out of town friend, this is where we bring them.

Thank luisem25
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been to the Ankeny location several times. They have great original burgers and awesome shakes. My 4 y/o loves their burgers and fries also.

Thank bigred6933
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went here for the first time this week. You will wait a long time to place your order (as I did for "to go"). I ordered the "LA Hord" with carmelized onions and goat cheese. The price was just shy of $10. Additionally, I...More

Thank Viking94708
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had a bad burger. Crunch Berry Shake is perfection after a meal. Friends from out of town always eat here when they come in!!

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were all so very satisfied. If you get a chance, eat, drink, and be merry HERE! Service was terrific too!

Thank rangelseven
Reviewed 1 week ago

The people of Iowa are the nicest folks you will ever meet. I love Iowa just for that reason but zombie burger is an added bonus. Service is fast, friendly and fun. I had the Ray Gun and it was everything I thought it would...More

Thank Hubble H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only ate at the outside tables, so can't comment on the inside of the restaurant. Great menu if you want a burger made every way imaginable. If you're looking for something else, you'd better go elsewhere. My burger was very good & I thought the...More

Thank tsvett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular place so try and go at an off time. There are so many unique options and very reasonably priced. My favorite was the Dead Moines which consisted of a hamburger, smoked Gouda, ham, and truffle mayo. The $6 Bloody Marys had just the...More

Thank minnesotans4
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Cindy C
what do the 3 prices mean?
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Matt B | Reviewed this property |
Size of burger. "Single" , "double tap", or "triple"
Jennifer K
Which location is better?
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
Jennifer K
Is it suitable to bring children here?
May 16, 2016|
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Response from the_rev_jjk | Reviewed this property |
I'd have no issues with taking my 3 year old there. Very friendly staff nothing scary just kitchy
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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, 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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