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“A favorite for burgers” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shorts Burger & Shine

Shorts Burger & Shine
Ranked #15 of 244 Restaurants in Iowa City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Iowa
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A favorite for burgers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

Great burgers, chicken sandwiches, and black bean burgers. Only Iowa beers on tap, plenty of bottled beer and a full bar. Good atmosphere. Right downtown.

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Wichita, Kansas
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Oh man, burger and local brew heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

Came in from Kansas, where we are ridiculously proud of our beef. So, it is no small nod to say that the burgers at this beautiful little joint, made exclusively from locally raised beef, are second to none. Add in a great atmosphere, knowledgable staff, and killer regional brews, and you will not be disappointed.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“great burger...just okay fries”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2012

fries have gone from burned to not cooked...but the burgers are some of the best in town

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Iowa
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501 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Great Burgers- Awesome Fries”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2011

Local fresh beef- super good, topped anyway you want it. They have some set choices but will make what you want. Simple concept, well executed. The fries are handcut and fried right. Not over cooked. A big of grease. If you need to fill a burger or fry fix, Shorts is the answer. Try a burger with a fried egg on it. So good.

Visited December 2011
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St Louis, MO
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great burgers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2011

Amazing burgers cooked to perfection, tasty fries and outstanding local beer. What more could you want? The service was also very good.

Visited November 2011
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