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Legends American Grill

8460 Birchwood Ct, Ste 700, Johnston, IA 50131-2806
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Ranked #15 of 42 Restaurants in Johnston
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Des Moines, Iowa
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95 reviews 95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

To start with, I love Legends fries. I'm sure they're just frozen waffle fries that are seasoned and thrown in the fryer, but for some reason they taste amazing. Going here and ordering something that doesn't come with fries would be a mistake, because that is always the best part of the meal. That said, everything else here was just... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The food is good, but the place seems run down and not very well kept. They have a large selection of beer on tap, and offer local beers. Seem to get better service when you don't go to the bar. The service has gotten worse over time, but the food still seems to be good.

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Minnesota, US
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Ate here while staying at a nearby hotel, we were seated immediately and a server was at our table quickly. She had a great knowledge of the beer on tab and recommended a few local brews. I ordered food too, Fajitas, they came out quick, and were tasty. Great flavor and a nice quick to the salsa. I would eat... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

we went in 9:30 sunday night. not many people around including employees. they were in the middle of cleaning up for the night...took few minutes to find someone to seat us... food was ok..just had nachos. nice tvs everywhere to watch football not good service. while were there they were cleaning and left a garbage can on the bar.. couldn't... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Had Pacific Seafood Alfredo. Sauce tasted canned (from a jar). It did have seafood and tomatoes in the pasta and sauce but the ingredients were not cooked together. The seafood tasted like it was boiled in a pot and thrown in the pasta and covered with jar sauce... Then they turned off the game I was watching to put the... More 

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Litchfield, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Typical food/pub setting. The food was decent and prices reasonable. We just had a hard time getting past the sticky table (and the others appeared to be the same) that you couldn't really rest your arm on. They have small TV's on every table. I suppose if you had small children with you they'd love it. Anyway, we shut ours... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Food and drinks were good, felt a little neglected at times because of the locals and the staff seemed occupied with each other.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Dinner with a group of six. Got seated and served right away. Neat little "plate of beers" thing that allows you to sample four or five beers. Food was good but nothing spectacular. Wait staff was very friendly and attentive.

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Grimes, Iowa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I like Legends because they have a great menu, good service and it's a great place to meet friends to watch a game or have a dinner out. It's a great family restaurant as well.

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Johnston, Iowa
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Good food, friendly staff, reasonable prices. Visit there often. Big crowd on special event nights. Enjoy!

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Additional Information about Legends American Grill

Address: 8460 Birchwood Ct, Ste 700, Johnston, IA 50131-2806
Phone Number: 515-270-6300
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Johnston
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

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