If you live in Iowa you most likely have a favorite barbecue spot. Iowa is known for its great food and BBQ. One town has some iconic barbecue spots. Three iconic BBQ spots are actually all in the same city.

According to "Only In Your State" Iowa's 10th largest city is home to not one, but three of the best barbecue spots in all the United States.


Apparently, Council Bluffs is a city of BBQ. It has three great restaurants for BBQ.

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The BBQ Spots

Here are the three spots you should try next time you're in Council Bluffs Iowa.

bbq pork ribs cooking on flaming grill

Hog Wild Pit Bar-B-Q

If you love classic barbecue this spot is for you. OIYS said,

A casual fast-food BBQ joint with a few locations in the greater Omaha-Council Bluffs area, this is a humble delight.

This spot is located at 1905 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501, USA

BBQ Brothers Mobile

This spot can travel around the entire area since it it a food truck, but its home is in Council Bluffs.

The chicken and ribs are just the right mix of sweet, tender, and spicy.

You can see this traveling spot at 1001 S 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501, USA

Boxer Barbeque

When it comes to fancy BBQ in Council Bluffs, Boxer Barbeque has got you covered. They are a staple of the community. Thankfully it isn't too fancy. You can still enjoy the sports bar-style atmosphere.

The meats are smoked on-site, and you'll be able to taste the difference in every bite.

This spot is located at 513 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503, USA

Next time you're in the area, these three spots make for the perfect lunch and dinner.

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