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Legends American Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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8460 Birchwood Ct, Ste 700, Johnston, IA 50131-2805
+1 515-270-6300
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Largo, Florida
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been traveling to Johnston now for several weeks and have started to frequent this establishment quite a bit. They have a decent menu, good prices and a great selection of beer including local craft beers.

Thank gwleach32057
Loa Gatos, CA
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a business luncheon. The service was very friendly. There were eight of us, but food was still delivered in a timely manner. The hamburgers were cooked just right and the waffle fries were very good. The atmosphere was comfortable and allowed us to easily talk to each other. Will certainly go there next time I am in... More 

Thank Kevin M
Johnston, Iowa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Have had many things at the Legends off 86th St in Johnston,IA - but my favorites are either the bacon bbq burger or the taco salad. Both are huge! Believe me - you don't leave hungry! Have always had excellent service as well!

Thank Lorna_DDP
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Big place with lots of TVs. That get a 5 star rating. Unfortunately that the best. Service was mediocre and I sat at the bar. Wanted some items left off my salad. Not a chance. Wanted the salad first. No such luck. Wanted crispy wings. Can't have your way. Order next to me wanted grilled chicken on their salad. Nope.... More 

Thank Hoopnet4343
Waterloo, Iowa
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53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Had the French Beef dip. The sandwich was mediocre. Great waffle fries! Half price Iowa made beers before 6 on Wednesday night. Still $3 which makes the regular price seem pretty expensive to me..... Service was fast and staff friendly. Lot of TV'S to see sporting events. Not a bad place, but better value /quality combinations out there in this... More 

Thank Bobber67
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We stayed at the Stoney Creek Hotel which was right across the way for this restaurant. We went there 3 days in a row it was such a good place to have drinks and food. The 1st day i had a cajun burger and it was huge, good and they cooked it perfectly. I hate when restaurants can't even cook... More 

Thank Julie E
Johnston, Iowa
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Started with the onion rings. Thin, crispy and served with a chipotle ranch sauce. Tasty. Followed by the chicken quesadilla and the chicken bacon wrap. Both were good.

Thank davidjensen399
Memphis, Tennessee
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I had great time at this restaurant. Food was great, cool variety and environment. Prices aren't bad either

Thank stacyfaulkner
Rogersville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

The food was good and everything g came out right. The problem you will run into here is if you are there for lunch, you will run out of time. We went there twice and both times we were late getting back. It wasn't crowded but it took too long both times. If time isn't an issue, it's worth stopping... More 

Thank Trpcollier
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The salesman that I spent the day with today recommended this restaurant. When I walked in it seem like a standard bar. They had something on the daily menu called buffalo cheese balls. I thought that sounded really tasty so I ordered it. As it turns out it was simply cheese deep-fried with some Buffalo sauce over top not that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8460 Birchwood Ct, Ste 700, Johnston, IA 50131-2805
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Johnston
  • Phone Number: +1 515-270-6300

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