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Boxer Barbeque Co

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722 Creek Top, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0651
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a great meal! So delicious, moist and tender meats, nice size portions, great tasting! We have always had a good meal, casual dining and somewhat of help yourself atmosphere. Call for hours.

Thank 884lindav
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The BBQ was good, somewhat better than the chain stores. The bad part was they only accept cash. They had an ATM on site for those that do not bring cash.

Thank Marilyn T
Nashville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The meats were so tender and delicious, the BBQ sauces are amazing and abundant. The service and the friendliness from the staff is top knotch

Thank 726kelleyw
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

great food. Lots of food for the money. You wont walk away hungry. Service is great you can talk to each other. It is a quite environment. Its kid friendly so bring the kids

Thank Mary E
New Orleans
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

I just love this place! Best brisket I've ever had by far. Even the chef from M's Pub loves thier brisket. I try to arrive well before my order is ready to enjoy the view. Smoking hot counter girls.

Thank MetalBender
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

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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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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17 reviews
4 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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 722 Creek Top, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-0651
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: 712-325-4227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?