Always delicious and the staff are friendly. Any issues are taken care of promptly and they handle large groups very well.
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The food was very good, not a lot BBQ flavor that seems to overpower everything at some places. Portions were just right for lunch.
Host was friendly and nice. Almost too sickeningly sweet and nice. If you have ever been seated or served by this type of person you know what I mean. The manager stopped by and asked how things were and that was a nice touch. Our server stopped by at the bare minimum and it wasn't that busy.
On about half of the bottles of BBQ sauce at the table the labels were mostly unreadable. -1 dot for this. Need to get new bottles that are legible.
Visited the Bandana's in Ankeny several years ago and that location and the servers had much more personality/character. This placed proved it was obviously a chain restaurant.
The food was edible but bad barbq. Tough, no flavour but smoke, the place was empty. Perhaps it gets better when the college is in session??
My husband & I were passing through Coralville on our way home to Michigan and stopped to relax & have a bite of bbq. We were greeted very nicely and seated (around 12:10 pm) and waited, and waited, and waited. Two different young gentlemen waiters appeared in our area to wait/serve on others and not once were we looked at or acknowledged! With that, we got
up & left. Sorry we didn't get the chance to try the bbq!