About Us

Mission Statement - We make it our mission to provide a “Better Than Good” experience for
our customers.

When we say that our mission it to provide a “Better Than Good” experience for our customers, we mean it. That experience begins upon your arrival to any of our dozen Des Moines metro-area locations, and it doesn’t end until you’ve finished the last sip of your chocolate shake.

In between, you should expect to be greeted by one of our friendly team members who will provide you with stellar service as you decide what to order from among our many delicious (and quite affordable) menu offerings.

From there, you’ll receive your, fresh, hot food in what feels like the blink of an eye and after one bite, we’re confident you’ll already be looking forward to your next visit.

We have this confidence because over the three plus decades we’ve been open, we’ve found our customers to be extremely loyal. Why is that you ask?

It’s because we deliver a high-quality product at a price that’s easy on the wallet in a fun and unique atmosphere filled with smiling team members.

But don’t take our word for it, get in your car and come visit us today! We’re sure that once you’ve experienced the B-Bop’s difference, you’ll agree that we are indeed, “Better Than Good.”

A Brief History of B-Bop's

In 1970, Bob Johnson began his career in the fast-food industry as an assistant manager at “Mr. Quick” in Bolingbrook, Illinois. After only eight months on the job, Corporate Headquarters offered him the opportunity to become a Franchise Partner.

A couple of years later, in 1973, Johnson accepted the offer, moving to Newton, Iowa to open his first “Mr. Quick”. From there, he went on to open stores in both Fairfield, Iowa and Muscatine, Iowa respectively.

Then, in 1983, after a decade of success, Johnson and his partners decided to change the name of the restaurants from “Mr. Quick” to “Sizzlin' Sam’s.”

Three years after that, in 1986, “double drive-thru’s” were becoming popular across the sunbelt states and their success got Bob’s attention. He immediately began studying the available data and developing his own complimentary ideas, knowing that one-day he would pursue the opportunity.

Not long after that initial spark of interest, in 1988, Johnson became aware of a building located at 1500 E Euclid in Des Moines, Iowa that was up for sale. His research and intuition told him that this would be an ideal location to open a double drive-thru.

After six months of renovation, branding, product development, and promotion, the first B-Bop's location opened to the public and the rest, as they say, is history.

Decades later, B-Bop’s continues to thrive and has no plans of slowing down!

More Than Just Drive-Thru

When you think of us, the first thing that comes to mind may be a drive-thru, and rightfully so, but did you know we also have multiple dine-in locations?

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