If you're looking for the best BBQ in Iowa, you won't have to travel far! According to a new article from Love Food, Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack in Iowa City is the #1 BBQ restaurant in the state!

Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack is a popular BBQ restaurant and catering company located at 1940 Lower Muscatine Rd in Iowa City. The article from Love Food reads:

"Widely known as the best around, Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack is a charming barbecue restaurant in Iowa City. It’s not just the meat that’s prized, but the sides and sauces too. Customers love the fatty beef brisket sandwich (with sweet and smoky 'cowboy sauce' and provolone cheese), ribs, honey cornbread, fries and Carolina mustard."

Jimmy Jack's has a 4.6-star rating on Google thanks to over 1,000 reviews, but they're not the only great BBQ place here in the Corridor! According to reviews on Google and Facebook, here are some of the other highly-rated BBQ restaurants in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas:

Up in Smoke BBQ

  • 92 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
  • 4.9-star rating on Facebook (58 reviews)
  • 4.6-star rating on Google (87 reviews)

Willie Ray's Q Shack

  • 288 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
  • 4.9-star rating on Facebook (105 reviews)
  • 4.8-star rating on Google (188 reviews)

Q Dogs BBQ

  • 895 Blairs Ferry Rd, Marion
  • 4.4-star rating on Facebook (1,172 reviews)
  • 4.5-star rating on Google (1,519 reviews)

CR Midnight Smoker BBQ

  • NewBo City Market - 1100 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids
  • 5-star rating on Facebook (8 reviews)
  • 4.9-star rating on Google (15 reviews)

Big's BBQ & Brew Pub

  • 124 2nd Ave NW, Mount Vernon
  • 4.9-star rating on Facebook (401 reviews)
  • 4.7-star rating on Google (447 reviews)

Moski's BBQ

  • 329 1st Ave W, Cascade
  • 5-star review on Facebook (17 reviews)
  • 4.9-star review on Google (36 reviews)

Pop's Bar-B-Que

  • 130 N. Dubuque St., Iowa City
  • 5-star review on Facebook (26 reviews)
  • 4.6-star rating on Google (635 reviews)

As far as BBQ food trucks go, two highly-rated ones in the area are County Line BBQ & Catering and Rodney's Jamaican Jerk & BBQ.

What BBQ restaurant in the area is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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