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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
CUISINES
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

I had visited Cedar Falls a few times and had heard great things about Peppers and have had it recommended. After visiting, I am curious why. Our party of 7 waited about an hour for our food after we ordered. I feel this is excessive...even on a busy Saturday night. Our server was apologetic, but did not check on our food on his own. I had to ask him to check on our food after we waited about 45 minutes. It felt like we were forgotten. When the food came, I was starving, so I was looking forward to my ribs and grilled shrimp combo. When it arrived, the shrimp was not hot. Barely lukewarm, but because the wait had been so long, I didn't want to send it back. My ribs and potato were OK, but with the wait, I frankly was hoping for something exceptional. The portions also were small. I usually have leftovers. This night, I left still hungry. Others in my party said their food was fine, but there were no praises for how great anything was. My son's chicken strips were dry and flavorless. My daughter's bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin, of which I had a bite, was actually pretty good. But overall, it was a really, really disappointing meal. My daughter and her husband live in town, but we won't be going back when we visit. This place is always busy. I'm just not sure why. I'm sure there are many other places in town to get a better meal.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Panther Punch was good. Appetizers were disappointing. The pepper jack cheese sticks were pasty and pale. The potato skins were essentially potato skin chips. The flavor was just Ok. Our waitress was attentive and sweet.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019

Most of the food were deep fried and looked very dry. People like good presentation of the food could not easily order a good meal. But it was a busy place and attracted many locals.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 15, 2019

This will be a place we will keep going back when in Cedar Falls. Sports Bar Atmosphere, delicious food and service! Some of the tables are off by themselves and you don't feel like you are on top of the next group. Appetizers were fantastic...as was the main meals.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Worked with Peppers to bring in a large group as we passed through town on a Saturday for lunch! They were awesome to work with and were ready when we arrived. The servers introduced themselves to our group organizer and showed us to our seating....They were great getting our orders taken and making sure we had everything we needed. The service was just fantastic and we all enjoyed our meals. Would highly recommend Peppers!!!! If we find ourselves in the area again we will be back!!!!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Plenty of seating and a pretty large menu. Good place to go watch multiple games. 2 different bars. ATM inside, pool table, darts.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I grew up coming to Pepper’s but no where I’ve ever eaten beats their honey mustard. I’ve always loved the staff and atmosphere. It can get loud and busy on game days but its a nice place to go grab a meal for lunch or...dinner. They also have a wide variety of meal options and specials each day. Black and Bleu burger, chicken tenders, friend tenderloin and mozzarella sticks are my personal favorites.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

We are a gay couple and felt discrimination in being seated upstairs by ourselves in an unbusy bar/restaurant. Our wait staff had to climb stairs to serve us, so the service was less than attentive. The managment did not care, and we will never return.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love the tenderloin here. Great breading and quite large. Pair it with the homemade chips with cheese sauce and you have a great lunch. If you want to share it, have a cup of vegetable soup to go with it. This...restaurant has been here for years and never disappoints.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Great tv's cover all sports. The service was okay (we had a large group and I know that's harder.) But the food wasn't as good as it used to be. The beef nachos were basically just lettuce and chips and the wing sauce was thick...and kind of greasy But the beer was cold and we had a good timeMore

Date of visit: January 2018
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