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Bub's Burgers & Ice Cream

210 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1760
+1 317-706-2827
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“elk burger” (102 reviews)
“waffle fries” (58 reviews)
“ice cream” (64 reviews)
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210 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1760
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great, family friendly restaurant, on the Monon Trail. The burgers are very good, and they have several sizes to choose from. They also have an ice cream parlor in the restaurant, which the kids love! In the summer they have live music...More

Thank Mari R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to the Zionsville location be prepared to wait for your server (even when they are not busy). This seems to happen almost every time we have dined there. Oddly, the manager doesn't check in with guests. And be aware that this establishment...More

Thank 747aprilp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ever been to a small town you couldn't believe existed? Beautiful architecture, art galleries, junk shops, knick knack shops, foodie paradise, all in a strip of about two blocks, several areas within walking distance down a picturesque trail populated with others running, walking and riding,...More

Thank gospelpreacher60
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I came here about a week ago and I’ve always come here growing up and loved it, but last week our service wasn’t very good and it took forever for our food to come out and it was pretty slow. Also our elk burgers were...More

1  Thank rooskyroo21
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The fries were good, the burger was exceptional and the bun was a standout. But the place was over-crowded, as usual, so it was a long wait for a table and then service was fairly slow. Investing over an hour was too long for me...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We haved dined at Bub's many times. It has a great atmosphere for families. However, the menu is limited and the food is average. There is usually a long wait. There are many other nearby establishments to try instead of Bub's.

1  Thank gschaeffer
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Best milkshakes ever! We had chocolate peanut butter and it was beyond fabulous. French fries are second to none to Five Guys. Burgers were good but I've had better. The service was exceptional.

Thank Bonrae
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My nine year old was so excited about the menu that he ordered off of the adult side to get Bub's dog. It was his first time eating off the adult menu, so this place will be a keeper in our book! I loved the...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

very tasty burgers! they have this huge size burger for you to challenge. you will have your pic on the wall if you could finish the biggest burger there by yourself!

Thank Hai Y
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Best burgers and milkshakes in Central Indiana! The BIG Ugly is a Carmel legend! You have to give it a try. Just be sure to come with an appetite!

Thank David M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1760
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-706-2827
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