Open from Monday to Saturday at 11am-9pm, The Shorts Burger & Shine is a well-known restaurant which is located at 18 South Clinton Street, Iowa City. This restaurant was first opened in the year 1920 by Mr. H.D. Short. After that, it became very famous for its beef.
The Shorts Burger & Shine provide the freshest black Angus beef which is raised by local farmers of Columbus Junction farm which has been in the cattle business for over 3 decades and raises the very best 100% corn-fed black Angus beef.The beef is processed and it arrives fresh, never frozen.
The fries here are cut by hands, then it is flavored to the best. After that, the fries become the perfect auxiliary to every restaurant’s gourmet burgers, chicken sandwiches, or black bean burgers.
The restaurant’s buns are also baked daily in the town, and when in the season, they also purchase many vegetables from the farmers’ market, Frytown produce auction, and other local sources.
At the restaurant’s bar, you can find the best Iowa home brew beers and cider with a variety of flavors such as Millstream, Peace Tree, Sutliff Cider, and Court Avenue
And moreover, on every Wednesday night, Short’s Burger & Shine restaurant holds a community night! 15% of each bill will devote to a local charity organization! What a meaningful activity.
On one hand, The Short’s Burger & Shine takes a lot of positive comments and reviews on their website, social networks site like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter…… for their food, especially the beef and the burger. And also, the fries has been stated as the “must try” snack when across the Iowa town. On the other hand, the service of this restaurant has received many “dislike” from the customers. Many feel disappointed with the service because they have to wait for too long for their food, but somehow, there are people who find it worth to wait for great food which makes up for the former. However, there are many people who think that there is nothing special on the menu that makes the restaurant stand out from the other. And also, the menu is considered as limited with only burger and fries. Thought, the home-brewed beer of the Short’s Burger & Shine has the most praise for its local taste and its variety of flavors. It is hard to find any bad review over the beer of the Short’s Burger & Shine.