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Effie's Tavern

1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
+1 208-746-1889
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (56 reviews)
“fries” (11 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had fun. Food is plain but good. Huge burgers and everything that goes with burgers. Beer and pop. Very small place. Good service.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Very very satisfied! You have to try it!! We moved to the mountains of Idaho 4 years ago beautiful beautiful state. We travel in once a month to Lewiston to get supplies, everybody we talked to, say if your in Lewiston stop off at Effies...More

Thank BryantandBrenda
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've been bopping into Effie's occasionally for about 15 years. It's one of those little nooks that has been a local 'Ya gotta try the Effie Burger Man' for ever it seems. The 8" Burger seems more like it's a foot! Will feed two people...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 20 August 2017

all I can say is we go there every time we go to Lewiston best burger "ton" of fun!:) only takes1 gives us next meal:)

Thank basqueb0y
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Heard so much about the pie sized Effie burgers from my husband who grew up in Lewiston so had to try it. Wow. It was yuuuuuge! And pretty good! I was only able to eat 1/4 of my burger. The fries were good, too! The...More

Thank char7ie96
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you happen to be driving by Lewiston ID and looking for a place to eat, I would recommend stopping by Effie's. Bring your appetite or a friend/buddy to split the food with, unless you are hungry. Try the Burger and an order of fries....More

Thank JCDavid5
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This little hole in the wall tavern has been in business 50+ years. Famous for their pie sized burgers. Burger was really Good! Moist and flavorful. Onion rings were also yummy. Service was Great! Friendly and fast. Place could use some remodeling but hey prices...More

Thank Gwen G
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Ok, do not go here for ambiance, or expecting a yuppie type restaurant. If you want a dang good burger in fries, served with a smile then this is the place! Yes the burgers are enormous.....it's true. But, it is not just big, oh no.....it's...More

Thank Tabster702
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Talk about a giant burger....Effie's is the place. Plate size burgers that are super juicy and loaded with your choice of condiments. My wife and I split a regular Effie's with cheese. And that is more than enough food. The place itself is a hole...More

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch. Had the 1/2 cheeseburger with everything. One of the best burgers i have ever had. Friendly staff and great food. Cant go wrong with that combo. Definitely recommend for any group or event. Place is a dive, don't let that scare you....More

Thank alexreynol
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Response from Gwen G | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Main St, Lewiston, ID 83501-1902
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Lewiston
  • Phone Number: +1 208-746-1889
Effie's is a Lewiston icon for burgers and has been there for decades. Has to be on the list.
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