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“Fast Casual BBQ”

Cactus Bob's BBQ Corral
Ranked #6 of 45 Restaurants in Johnston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed 2 November 2012

Variety of sauces with varying degrees of heat. Sweet pickles are always interesting. All around this is a solid, inexpensive BBQ option. Probably not as good as Smokey D's, but its definitely worth a visit. They recently expanded so there should be plenty of room night and day.

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Reviewed 28 October 2012 via mobile

Try the fried mushrooms they are the best I have ever had, smokey chick is prob our fav sandwich. Fried chicken sandwich is quiet good, they now have broasted chicken too!

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Reviewed 6 July 2012

Love the Chuckwagon sandwich when I can't decide which meat to have...it has beef, pork, and chicken! My other favorite is the tenderloin--yum! Moist and fresh, meaty with a unique light batter (like on beer battered fish) makes for a very nice change from the super thin cornmeal breaded variety. Try the sauces until you find your favorite. Nice choices for sides...my favorites include the corn relish, cole slaw (vinegar style) and baked beans. The pickles on the side are to die for too. Beverage choices include the usual fountain, but also some good beers in cans/bottles. Very friendly staff makes you feel welcome.

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Reviewed 20 June 2012 via mobile

This place has great food at a great price. The meats are delicious and the beans and homemade chips are good. The fries are very good too. Fast, good and inexpensive.

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Reviewed 24 February 2012

One of the best pork tenderloin sandwiches in Iowa. Nice and thick with a good crunchy batter. Delicious.
Can't say the same for their St. Louis style ribs. Pretty tough and didn't have that fresh-from-the-smoker taste. Actually same with the baby backs. They definitely seemed re-warmed----not kept warm---somehow. Barbecue-wise, the chicken is probably your best bet.
But the tenderloins are well worth a visit. Pair 'em up with their fresh-cut fries and you'll be very, very happy and pretty darned full.
Kind of a no-great-shakes strip mall joint where you order and pickup at the counter with a nice enough staff.

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