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$7 - $20
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Barbecue, American
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed March 18, 2022 via mobile

The Big Sexy Burger was outstanding! Awesome sides as well!! New Location...Same great food. Stopped by for another Big Sexy Burger and others ordered up a Tenderloin and an Iowa Philly. All were very good and generous portion sizes...sides varied from Green Beans to Potato...Salad, Fries, and Mac&Cheese. Great new ambiance in the larger building with alot of nostalgic decorations.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed January 30, 2022

Starbeck's food is delicious! The cornbread is the best ever, and since this is a locally owned restaurant we make sure to visit frequently.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed November 23, 2021

Not enough seating. Tables did not get cleaned. So much congestion around soda machines and sauces it was difficult to serve yourself. Ribs did not have much meat on them. Smoked turkey sandwich came on dry white bread. Next time I am in the mood...for barbecue I will go across the street to Famous Dave's.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2021 via mobile

…and this was nothing like good bbq. Ribs cold and tight, no smoke taste in brisket, turkey was too salty, the pork was somewhat passable (but pork is easier to pull off). The slaw and potato salad had little taste, but the mashed potatoes weren’t...bad. Overall, it tasted like the meat had been prepared somewhere else and catered.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 22, 2021 via mobile

$16.50 ish including tax, for lunch...I don't think so!!! Not again anyway. Brisket "sandwich" on cheap white bread that broke apart when i picked it up! It happened to all three of us from our office. Cornbread....we all loved it...the best part of our meal....We endured burned french fries, nearly tasteless cole slaw, and good tasting but small (for the price we were charged) meat portions. New location in the last two weeks....great decor.. but you order at the counter, then go back to pick it up......kind of "fast foodie" at luxe prices. Make some changes quickly, so you are still around when we try again in a few months! In the meantime.....you aren't gourmet in the city, you are a BBQ joint in a college town!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 17, 2021 via mobile

The food was pretty good….had the hot link sausage. However, no AC running…lots of flies inside. Room near register where you order and also near fountain drink area is way too small…causes major congestion. Even such, I will go back to try more of the...food.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed November 1, 2020 via mobile

The Big Sexy Burger was outstanding! Great mix of meats put together expertly and the sides are dynamite as well

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed December 30, 2019

Starbeck's has excellent BBQ and great side dishes. We love the pulled pork and burnt ends along with mac and cheese, hand cut fries and their signature cornbread! If you haven't tried it, you should. You won't be disappointed!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Our neighborhood association made arrangements for 100+ people to have a picnic for the Aug. 6th Neighborhood Night Out celebration. Starbeck’s Smokehouse provided us with a fabulous, moderately priced barbecue dinner! We had a large pan of pulled pork which was tender, juicy, and lean....Several BBQ sauces, condiments, bread and buns were included. Starbeck’s, also, provided hamburgers, cheese burgers, hot dogs, and brats (which I’m not even sure they have on their usual menu). We got a large pan of macaroni and cheese and baked beans which were scrumptious! Their potato salad was very delicious! And, I can’t get over how wonderfully sweet, moist, and tasty their corn muffins were! They set up the tables precisely in the right amount of time for our event; Including, sturdy plates and plastic utensils. Everything was delightfully presented with an attractive table-scape including a cute rustic flying pig decorative piece. I can’t say enough good things about this awesome business! If you're looking for a caterer and you love BBQ, this is your place!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here before a game not really knowing what it was but felt BBQ would be good. Menu is small, place is smaller but the food is hugely good! Loved the meat, the bread, the fries, the mac and cheese and the cornbread. Usually...one of those things is ok but not great but here was awesome for all! In and out in 10 minutes fed the whole family and we were stuffed! Not a lot of room to sit but the food definitely made up for that!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Tasty BBQ! I got pulled pork sandwich with potato salad, baked beans & cornbread. My dad got the BBQ ham sandwich with same sides. We shared cheese curds. All was delicious. Corn bread was my favorite part - sweet & rich. The baked beans have...a kick - they’re kink of like chili. Restaurant has a small amount of seating. We took our food to go. Employees were very nice. I’ll be back next time I’m in Cedar Falls.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Had the BEST Philly Cheese Steak sandwich. Served with a side (I got the Mac and cheese to die for!!) and pop for only $7. AWESOME!! Good home cookin BBQ with a friendly environment with cute decor. Really makes me feel like I’m at home.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

Look it's hard to mess up BBQ. Like Pizza even when it's bad it's good. Starbeck's is very good. Smallish area to eat in but the aroma that hits you when you walk in the door is great smallish sides and baked beans that are...more chili like then bean was different. The mac&cheese again small but really good. Our lunch time meat was very moist and plenty of it.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Starbucks is a Class Act BBQ Smokehouse. I have ate BBQ all over the great United States of America, when Starbucks stands with the best. They're Burnt End sandwich is some of the best barbecue I've ever had.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Best BBQ in the Wloo Cedar Falls area. Pork, Turkey. Brisket. Burnt Ends are all wonderful. Good sized portions for a fair price. Fries and Corn Bread are great also

Date of visit: September 2018
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Starbeck's Smokehouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5