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829 N Judge Ely Blvd, Judge Ely Blvd, Abilene, TX 79601-4624
+1 325-701-7841
11:00 - 22:00
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Kayenta, Arizona
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great burgers. Good choice of buns, toppings and sides. You can get a good beer to go with your buger. We stopped on our way through town. The wife was very pleased to get a gluten free burger and sweet potato fries.

Thank Guy M
Lubbock, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop and try location. Hidden gem in an old strip mall. Burgers are great, there are more topping choices than most places have burgers in their menu. Add some homemade onion rings to compliment your meal.

Thank jfrizl
Salida, Colorado
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered the veggie burger and added vegan friendly add-ons. The atmosphere was very homey and the large group I went with got their food in a timely fashion. The food quality was great! Highly recommended.

Thank JasmineSV7
Lovington, New Mexico
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

You don't go away hungry from this place. The hamburgers are made when you order and what a variety to choice from!

Thank Melessia W
Eden, Texas
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170 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We were out running errands close to lunch time & were looking at some of the chains when we saw the colorful sign in the distance. So glad we chose this place. We both had burgers on homemade jalapeño bread with a side of sweet potato fries & onion rings - the meal was probably one of the best burgers... More 

Thank CathyK76837
Abilene, Texas
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This place has good burgers. I mean it is not a place I always want to go to but every time I visit I have good food. Just needs to get a little fixed up. Seems like if they put more into the space more people might want to go.

Thank Jambia1998
Sweetwater, Texas
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Moore of a young crowd place. Service was slow, lots of people there. Maybe they need more help. I like the fact that you can choose a hamburger bun or lettuce leaf for the shell. A little high, but you get lots of food. There was a leak from the ceiling that was dripping on our table. If you're not... More 

Thank Sumnertex
Decatur, Texas
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We had a recommendation to eat lunch at the Wholly Cow. It seems to be a college type joint in a strip center. They did attempt to put out a good burger, however, the buns were too thick and dry... compared to the size of the burger. The meat totally lacked flavor. We all thought that it was the least... More 

Abilene, Texas
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104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

It was a surprise when my wife and I walked into the restaurant expecting to find an ice cream shop. Yeah, they had shakes, but some of the best fires I have ever eaten are made there. They also have an amazing set of options for a meal - even serving the sandwich in a piece of lettuce. Don't get... More 

Thank Richard M
Arlington, TX
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492 reviews
413 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Went with local friends who said it was an off night. Fried pickles were ok, burgers were ok, fries were good, staff were very friendly.

Thank BeachbumAggie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 829 N Judge Ely Blvd, Judge Ely Blvd, Abilene, TX 79601-4624
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene
  • Phone Number: +1 325-701-7841

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?