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Shorts Burger & Shine

$$ - $$$American, ,
18 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
+1 319-337-4678
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (89 reviews)
“fries” (54 reviews)
“beef” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
18 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I visited for dinner on a Sunday night and ordered a burger with fries. I sat at the counter and first thing I noticed was that my sweater was sticking to the counter. It was far from clean. It looked the same all over the...More

1  Thank FCFFCF
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a Burger and 2 beers. Decent prices and good atmosphere. Always a good time to stop by. The food is especially good for bar food. The best fries ever.Great place to go. Nice and friendly people there. Service was great and we enjoyed our...More

Thank juionsciunnkrri
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is the perfect place for a great burger. There are so many to choose from it would take months to get through the menu. Their fries are some of the best I've had. We stop at Shorts every time we are in town.

Thank sandm4
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We wanted a good burger and we got exactly what we wanted! Fun atmosphere, great food and excellent beer! We will definitely return on our next visit!!

Thank dawnvb92
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We went on a recommendation of a friend and we were not disappointed. Their burgers are the best! I am not sure how many different burger they have but there is something for everyone.

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It's difficult to select a favorite burger. I usually go with the Maynard or the Dundee. What sets this place apart is the aioli sauce - so perfect with both the burgers and the fries!

Thank bamboola
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This was a great meal. The burgers are huge and have great flavor. Also the tap line of beers was very impressive

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

When my friends came to visit and said they were craving burgers, I brought them here and they were very pleased. They have a variety of burgers (my personal favorite is the El Dorado)

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Shorts has the largest variety of burgers that I remember seeing. I had the Maynard, which has bacon and avocado; it was a great burger, very unique... and be sure to ask for the Shorts Sauce. I'll definitely go back again to try another burger.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

If I only have time for one stop it's Shorts. I still love the place but each experience is dwindling. 3x in a row now burger overcooked. Unless I just don't know what medium is. The girl serving the after lunch crowd at the bar...More

1  Thank alawrencetraveller
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Emily C
7 April 2015|
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Response from jdthespeaker | Reviewed this property |
Emily C., my wife and I did not directly request gluten free, but I would think Shorts would be able to accommodate you. Their menu options were impressive even for a gastro pub, and their clientele would likely want that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-337-4678
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