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Boxer Barbeque Co

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722 Creek Top, Council Bluffs, IA
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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Great BBQ in CB

Great BBQ, the baked beans had an excellent unique taste! They don't serve alcohol, but you can carry it in!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great BBQ, the baked beans had an excellent unique taste! They don't serve alcohol, but you can carry it in!

Thank A3W3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Awesome BQ good portions for the price. They had take out and a dining room but now they only cater.

Thank 801christyq
Omaha Area
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Boxer BBQ has always been one of my favorite BBQ joints in the metro area. However, how any restaurant can operate without taking credit cards is beyond me. I understand that taking cards costs the merchant....but that's called the cost of doing business. I never carry around a bunch of cash (BBQ ain't cheap!), so their answer is to use... More 

Thank Doug K
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is real BBQ. I had pork shanks that were delicious They also have the best beans in Council Bluffs. Not great location and sad little parking lot but good food at a reasonable price. The service was good and the staff friendly

Thank JamesSchwartz
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Boxer has the best BBQ in Council Bluffs. Cornbread is a must as are the beans. Most of the food is made from family recipes. The service is quick, the food is good, what more can you ask. The staff also goes the extra mile. Calling near closing one night, they stayed open an extra 20 minutes for us.

1 Thank Firstnana
Omaha, Nebraska
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The food is good quality. However, I don't feel that it is as good as my friends and I expected.Sauce is similar to a commercial one (whose name that I wont mention) available in alot of big box stores with a little twist added. Usually brown sugar. Atmosphere and area is a little precarious. However, I have found that some... More 

Thank Bodimach
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

This is real barbeque. If you happen to stay in Council Bluffs for the CWS you definitely need to hit this place up. The brisket is great and the owner really cares. Bring cash though!!

Thank Kacie W
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What a hidden secret in Council Bluffs. The meat just falls off the bone. Very casual atmosphere if you eat in. Worth the trip!

Thank Self-Kelly
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great tasting food with a variety of BBQ. We were greeted, seated, and a large variety menu was brought for our selection. Very friendly staff.

Thank cbfan2015
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wonderful flavor and great owner's. Probably the Best BBQ in Council Bluffs, IA. Smoky flavor. Love the pulled pork.

Thank Huskerkat

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 722 Creek Top, Council Bluffs, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: 712-325-4227

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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