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Zombie Burger + Drink Lab

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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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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Indianapolis
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to dine at Zombie burger having seen a large crowd at the restaurant the day before. This is a unique restaurant where the theme is everything zombie from the decor and name of the burgers. This is a fun place for families or friends just wanting to catch up over a casual meal.

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Des Moines
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102 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Zombie Burger is one of those iconic Des Moines stops you have to go to while in town. There are so many different varieties of burgers, peanut butter and banana, fried egg and red onion, or my favorite, the Barbara, grilled cheese sandwich buns, carmelized onions, bacon, and cheddar, just an amazing burger. I recommend getting a fry basket and... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

People in Des Moines raved about this place so we gave it a try. Imagine a place that has zombie pictures, dolls, mannequins and heads on the walls and you have Zombie Burger. Sounds more dark then it is, but there were families there with kids. No sure what it is like at dinner. The menu is the largest hamburger... More 

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EM, Illinois
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Upon the request of my sister we stopped here for a quick bite. It was beautiful out so we chose to sit outside. Thankfully we arrived before the dinner rush. Shortly after being seated the place got packed. We were warmly greeted by our server who was very attentive to us the whole time we were there. After looking at... More 

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Muscatine, Iowa
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was my first time there and I will def. go back when we are in the area. Hot food, cold drinks, reasonable prices

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

They were extremely busy but handled it well. We had never been there before and almost ordered too much food but the cashier was nice enough to let us know how many the food actually serves. All the decorations were great and the different names for the burgers were really creative and fun. They do have some vegetarian options and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Real cute idea, but the restaurant was lacking the "gore." On the other hand, the burger offerings were unique and the ones we got were good! The shakes were very thick and good, we got the non-spiked, and we tried the fried pickles, which were surprisingly tasty. Overall, very good.

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Iowa
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to the original zombie burger three times now...and we have had the same waitress each time...and each time she remembers us. The food is great, served fash and fresh. Burgers are delight, and a basket of dries serves 3-4. Save room for a shake!

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Salina, Kansas
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a cool place to eat. We took our 13 year old boys baseball team there, and the kids as well as the adults loved it. The burger was one of the best burgers I have had in a long time. Their fries were good as well, and you get a lot of them. I'm not so sure they... More 

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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trendy, innovative and edible. We came here with a group and I will return. It's one of those places you can take the kids and they won't forget it, possibly ever.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $13
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
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
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?