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Bandana's BBQ

807 1st ave, Coralville, IA
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Quad Cities
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

For our family, this is a pleasant change from the average BBQ Joint. One gets the BBQ Chicken Nachos, its huge but he doesn't share because he loves it so much. One gets the ribs and says they compare to all the other places she gets ribs. One gets something different each time, enjoys it but has not yet found... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had never heard of the place..I am so glad we found it..great bbq..I had the chicken..it comes with a dry rub and the sauces were on the table,but it does not need it..very favorable.moist. Will definitely go back

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Great food and great service!!! Had 1/2 chicken, French fries and green beans, all was fabulous! It's a definite return restaurant for me.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Been to Coralville many times. Passed this one by many times. Not any more. Excellent choice for barbeque. The pulled pork and the ribs were excellent. Great smoked flavor. Sides of coleslaw and potato salad were fresh and tasty. They have several flavors of sauce for the meat. You'll find one to suit your taste. Server was very friendly, food... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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115 reviews 115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were seated quickly. Attended to throughout the meal. plenty of TV's to watch the games and the food at any BAndanas is consistently good. The Texas toast is great.

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Always looking for good BBQ, the meats are very consistent and I love brisket and pulled pork. Able to get combo meat meals , my wife and I enjoy that! They need CORNBREAD!!

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Muscatine, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited this location 8/2/14 the parking lot is strangely designed but parking was adequate. Once inside we were promptly seated even though they were slightly busy. Our waitress came out promptly and took our order and even asked if it was our 1st time there as it was, we asked what she would recommend. The pulled pork was amazing.... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We were visiting Coralville for the Junior Olympics and tried this BBQ place. Fast, friendly service. Was it the BEST pulled pork I ever had? No, but it was tasty. Good sized portions, even the lunch size was enough for 2.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Sitting in their parking lot after leaving almost my entire meal. It took a long time to receive my meal which I had hoped showed the care taken. The beef platter was noticeably dry when it came out. It tasted even dryer than it looked. The fries were tasteless - as if just opened from a freezer bag. The only... More 

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Nyborg, Denmark
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Inviting room, great wait staff, sad food. I don't want to rain on anyone's parade but I don't have a clue how this got to be a chain. The food is pathetic. Tasteless brisket, wilted brown bits in the salad, Unappetizing ribs, mushy green beans, and Brunswick stew that is simply inedible.

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Additional Information about Bandana's BBQ

Address: 807 1st ave, Coralville, IA
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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