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Bandana's BBQ - CLOSED

807 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2105
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (13 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“pork” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
807 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2105
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11 - 20 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 22 July 2016

Went here because I love BBQ and hadn't tried it yet. My wife and I went here for lunch and we tried a little bit of everything. Started out with the Brunswick Stew. I guess it's just different than the stew I've had in Georgia....More

Thank BrianEH32766
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Food was good - meat little dried out, but not bad. We had eaten at Hickory Park in Ames recently, they had more food for less money. However - this wasn't bad. The BBQ sauces were good. Service was good and very helpful in explaining...More

Thank HawkMom1
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The BBQ budget sandwiches were delicious, and big enough for dinner. Sampling different BBQ sauces was a neat opportunity. This restaurant is well worth a return trip.

Thank michael k
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I'm pretty fussy about my pulled pork and tend to favor how it's cooked in the south but the pulled pork here was simply incredible! So tender, so flavorful there was no need for sauce (unless on a sandwich for moisture). Our waiter was friendly...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

First time there and they have amazing food. I am very picky about my BBQ and they surpassed my standards. Very good portions worth every dime.

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Staff is considerate. They ask if you have been there before and give a good description of the various sauces. All the BBQ is excellent. Best in Iowa so far. Place is clean. The meats are great, even without the many sauces. Never had BBQ...More

Thank nswamp
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Bbq was delicious! Loved being able to try all the different types of bbq sauce. Spicy and original were my favorite. Quick service and we were back on the road!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 2 July 2016

After a long of day of driving was looking for a restaurant close to the hotel and the night clerk suggested Banadana's . Sure glad he did, the barbecue was great and loved the choice of sauces!. The portions were generous and our waiter was...More

Thank breezey988
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I love eating here when I'm n the mood for BBQ! I have eaten BBQ all over the Midwest and south, and I can say this place does it right. First of all they make delicious bbq and at a reasonable price. The staff are...More

Thank erica y
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is one of our favorite BBQ places. We've tried it all. Love, Love, love this place. Prices are so good for what you get too. Easy to get to, fast friendly service. I don't like the bread so I ask for another side and...More

Thank dougviv
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2105
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
Part of a chain of BBQ restaurants.
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