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Bandana's Bar-B-Q

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502 Iaa Dr, Bloomington, IL 61701-2216
+1 309-662-7427
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
502 Iaa Dr, Bloomington, IL 61701-2216
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my 2 kids for lunch and it was my first time. I ordered chicken and my kids got sausage. Well, the food is great, but the service is very bad!! Although the restaurant wasn't crowded but still it a while to get...More

Thank Nany M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pork was delicious with great (smoked) coloring. Unlike most other BBQ places here in the Midwest, Bandana's sides are southern style. So the cole slaw has an amazing vinegar base and the baked beans are smoky. The boiled peanuts were spot on (I'm from the...More

Thank Kerr767
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I love Banadana's and try to eat here regularly as possible. The ribs are so good, it's my favorite item on the menu. Their buffalo chicken strips are excellent as well. The employee's are always friendly and attentive, which reflect on the owner who is...More

Thank dustyzz75
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I ordered a variety plate and the food was awesome my husband ordered something differant so we could taste more varieties it was all good.

Thank lboolman52
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

This place is delicious. Great meat selections, flavorful, and a nice variety of sauces. Casual atmosphere with character, and not overly busy at lunch time. I added a rib to my pork dish, and it was yummy. The pork was melt in your mouth goood....More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Good BBQ and plenty of tasty sides to choose from. We frequently do takeout for work events and their $6 Budget Buster lunch menu provides plenty of food for the price.

Thank Athena_John
Reviewed November 11, 2016

What is not to love about tender, juicy BBQ with yummy sauces and sides? This place will fill you up and leave you smiling! Portions are plentiful and no matter what my family has tried here, we have really liked. My biggest surprise was the...More

Thank Patti P
Reviewed September 4, 2016

When the hotel clerk told me about this place, I was excited to try it out. I walked in and like the decor of the place. The prices are very reasonable and will not scare you out the door. The be baked potato that came...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Love this place the food is really good, wonderful service, great value! You can get a great meal for under $6.

Thank Kirsten L
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for my weekly meal. I love the full slab of ribs platter. Enough for 2 meals. I also love the smoked sausage and someone I will get the combo. Take out is great and iris always ready for me when I walk in....More

Thank swuppy22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 Iaa Dr, Bloomington, IL 61701-2216
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-662-7427
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