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Instant Karma Gourmet Hot Dogs

527 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801-2313
+1 417-206-3647
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot dog” (68 reviews)
“donut burger” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
527 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801-2313
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this place. We were traveling through, just stopped overnight, and wanted something different and fun, something with local flair, and this was perfect. The food was delicious. The flavor combinations were unique, dinner was an experience that will stay with us a long...More

Thank Laurie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went first on a sunday, all was ok The staff is very nice and friendly, But seemed to be over busy. Food was just ok. Went a second time a week later on a Saturday. Again very nice service, But the food was just ok....More

Thank JasonfromJoplin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went over to this awesome little place with my Brother in law last night. Its Two doors down from his store. The menu had so many great options that I could not decide on what to order so I told the wonderful waitress just...More

Thank Mcklear
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we had was gross. Not sure how this has good reviews. Hot dog, burger, and even the fries were inedible.

Thank Kristi R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really GOOD food. They have wuite a varied menu. Great atmosphere and service. Downtown area but we lucked out and found a parking space.

Thank J M
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my food. I would highly caution anyone if they want to go at lunch time. It was so busy there wasn't a table available and the servers were working super hard but they had too much on their plate.

1  Thank Haba1ba
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Nit to be missed if passing through Joplin!!! Welcoming atmosphere, attentive staff and yummy, good value for money food. We went in for a late lunch on a sunday afternoon, the place was was really busy but with a lively relaxed atmosphere. Our waitress (blue...More

Thank Leanne L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Had lunch there and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. I had the German Wurst with kraut and corned beef. My coworker had the donut burger. Wouldn't have been my first choice, and he probably wouldn't have it again but it was...More

Thank Magyouwire
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant and bar advertises themselves as having gourmet hot dogs. It's true, they do! The hotdogs are lavish affairs with a bacon-wrapped hot dog in a bun, smothered with large amounts of toppings and sauce (selected from a list of themed combinations) that cover...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Gourmet hotdogs??? Yep. The best. Excellent hamburgers too. This is a very quaint little place located downtown Joplin Missouri. Try Instant Karma. I think you'll like it.

Thank Bob A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, 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 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 527 S Main St, Joplin, MO 64801-2313
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Joplin
  • Phone Number: +1 417-206-3647
  • E-mail
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