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Nick's Hamburger Shop

427 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1935
+1 605-692-4324
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hamburger” (44 reviews)
“sliders” (18 reviews)
“pie” (11 reviews)
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American, Fast food
427 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1935
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicks was packed and it took a little time to get our sack of burgers but it was worth the wait. Slider size burgers accompanied by a chocolate malt really hit the spot. Excellent quality food.

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, great burger - I should have ordered two! The home-made bun is delish, the fresh meat, and the condiments were delicious. Although it was busy, I was served promptly. Highly recommend this burger experience!

Thank Connie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Moved our son into the dorms. We had to go down to Nicks and have a burger (or two). Love them! Simple and delicious. My son loves this place!

Thank pwiechmann
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I was a bit skeptical when I was referred to Nick's Hamburger Shop while staying in Brookings to teach a course. But I have to say that just approaching the building made me feel nostalgic. Nick's Hamburger Shop is in a cute little white building...More

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were told we had to stop at Nick's in Brookings. We weren't disappointed. When you walk in there's stools lined up around the grill set in the middle. I've never actually seen patties cooked that way before but it was delicious and worth it....More

Thank mommaof8
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Plain and simple, back to basics...can’t eat just one! Stop in and enjoy this decades old delight. You won’t regret it!

Thank behrinc
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Stumbled in to find a great place! We were checking out the downtown, walked in and the place was packed. Walk to a corner, order and wait for a little taste of back in time. We enjoyed our simple and delicious burgers outside with sodas...More

Thank Maura H
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Have been trying to go here for at least 10 years. Always closed due to my timing around holidays. So glad that I went. Thoroughly enjoyed the small hamburgs. Start with one and then keep adding. Watch them grill in front of you. Very casual...More

Thank malbeclady
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Will go back next time I am in town. It was so yummy. I was impressed for the first time I was there.

Thank MissRacer08
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

It is a sad statement on life in South Dakota that this place is considered great. It is far from it. It is a small piece of Hell on Earth. The crowd looks like a mixture of humans from Wall-E and the Walking Dead and...More

Thank S B
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Questions & Answers
Steve G
24 December 2015|
Response from nickshamburger | Property representative |
We are very sorry that your question went unanswered for so long. We have recently had a change in management. Our buns do contain dairy, but no nuts.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Main Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-1935
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Brookings
  • Phone Number: +1 605-692-4324
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Our burgers are made fresh to order, with fresh (never frozen) ground beef. The delicious buns are made fresh daily with our own secret recipe. Burgers are topped with your choice of ketchup, mustard, pickles, onions, cheese, or our homemade mustard dill relish. Don't forget dessert! We have delicious homemade pie, rolls, shakes, and malts! We also serve breakfast from 8-10:30AM. Try our traditional burger topped with a fresh fried egg!
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