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“Unbelievably wide variety of sandwiches!!!”

Short's Burgers Eastside
Ranked #28 of 253 Restaurants in Iowa City
Cuisines: American
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Iowa City, Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
59 reviews
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“Unbelievably wide variety of sandwiches!!!”
Reviewed June 3, 2013

Casual dining at its finest. The restaurant provides a menu of 24 different hamburgers, 13 different chicken sandwiches, and even 6 different black bean burgers for those who prefer a vegetarian menu. All of the sandwiches include an order of hand-cut fries that are spiced to perfection. They also have a kid's menu for the youngsters. If you want an appetizer while you are waiting for your sandwiches, I recommend the Cheese Fries!!!

One of my personal favorites is the Defiance: a hamburger with bacon, sauteed mushrooms, and a great-tasting bleu cheese spread. I usually eat there 6-8 times a month, and almost every Monday when the burgers are all on sale for $6.00, including fries!

If you like a beer, all of the beers they have on tap are produced in the state of Iowa. They also have a full service bar for your well drinks.

The servers are friendly, courteous, and will take care of you. The service is fantastic, but if you want to eat during peak times, there could be a wait, as there is not as many seats as there is customers... ;-) During warm weather, they have a couple of tables set up outside, and if you are dining by yourself or with only one other, you might consider sitting at the bar for faster seating and great service.

The restaurant also has 5 large flat screens on the wall, usually tuned to whatever sports are in season.

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