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3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Des Moines, IA

Expert recommended Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa. All of our barbecue restaurants actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

SMOKEY D'S BBQ

5055 NorthWest 2nd Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 Directions

Since 2009

Here’s The Deal:
Smokey D's BBQ is a casual, family-owned hub serving BBQ and sandwiches, American comfort food, and traditional sides. It was founded in 2006 by Darren and Sherry Warth. Their passion for BBQ and success on the BBQ circuit led them into the eatery and catering business. Smokey D's BBQ is a winner of over 90 State BBQ championships and has over 1000 local, regional, and national awards. Their restaurant serves the Des Moines region with three great locations. Smokey D's BBQ has won several major competitions and has been recognized nationally. Their menu has various BBQ dishes such as brisket, BBQ sandwiches, chopped pork, sandwiches, bbq platters, coleslaw, bbq beans, chicken bbq, and more. They will customize a catering menu for your next corporate event, wedding reception, business lunch, and more event. All their buffet system include buns, BBQ sauce, disposable table service, and serving utensils.

SPECIALTY:
Fried Pickle Chips, Smoked Wings, Garden Salad, Chicken Fingers and Salad, Pit Ham, Pulled Chicken, French Fry and Wing Basket, BBQ Nachos, Chopped Pork Sandwiches, Soups, Sliders and Egg Rolls, Kids Menu, Spud Sticks Basket, Corn Dog Bites, Breaded Pork Tenderloin, Smoked Sausage, Sliced Beef Brisket, Tater Chips, desserts & Burnt Ends

Price: Beginners Starts From $6.89
BBQ Sandwhiches Starts From $6.09
Sides Starts From $2.99
BBQ platters From $10.49
BBQ ribs Starts From $7.49

... More Prices Beginners Starts From $6.89
BBQ Sandwhiches Starts From $6.09
Sides Starts From $2.99
BBQ platters From $10.49
BBQ ribs Starts From $7.49
family platters Starts From $10.99
soups Starts From $3.29
kids melas Starts From $6.89

Grand Champions in 2013 - 2018

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Mon-Thu: 11am - 9pm
Fri & Sat: 11am - 10pm
Sun: 11am - 8pm

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JETHRO'S BBQ

3100 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311 Directions

Since 2008

Here’s The Deal:
Jethro's BBQ is a neighborhood sports bar and BBQ restaurant that serves delicious slow-smoked meats and drinks in mason jars. This bustling BBQ joint features hearty plates of comfort eats and brews in a casual venue with sports TVs. At here, you can build your own buffet meal choose with two of your favorite slow-smoked meats that come with two sides and a choice of Texas bread, fresh-baked buns, or corn. Their catering service staffs are available at an additional charge. They provide free local delivery with orders of $200 or more. Also, they offer free local delivery with groups of 50 or more or groups with special requests. Jethro's BBQ is also serving in DSM, Altoona, Waukee, Ankeny, Johnston, West Des Moines, Ames, and the Southside of Des Moines.

SPECIALTY:
Ribs and Wings, Texas Bacon Burger Sliders and Bacon, Slow Smoked Wings, Bayou Pickle Chips, Fried Cheese Squares, Onion Rings, Chicken Tenders, Smoked Chicken Nachos, Quesadillas, House Smoked Meats, Brisket, Boss Hog and Chicken, Bacon Grilled Cheese, Big Clucker, Brisket Bacon Melt, Crispy Chicken, Pork Tenderloin & Blackened Salmon Sandwich

Price: Fixin’s First Starts From $8.50
Angus Steak Burgers Starts From $13.50
Pit Master Platters Starts From $13.95
The Earl Of Sandwich Starts From $9.95
Family Platters Starts From $26.95

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Sun-Wed: 11am - 9pmThu & Fri: 11am - 10pm

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FLYING MANGO

4345 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50310 Directions

Since 2003

Here’s The Deal:
Flying Mango is a Quirky hot spot with an open kitchen serving BBQ, Cajun & Caribbean food with a bar and lives music. It is a popular restaurant in the Beaverdale neighborhood of Des Moines since 2003. Flying Mango's catering business since 1997. Their restaurant serves generous portions of BBQ, Southern, Caribbean, Cajun/Creole dishes in its spacious dining room. Flying Mango's brisket wins accolades from readers. Their lively colored walls and comfortable neighborhood spot make Flying Mango an excellent barbecue spot and a great dining experience. Flying Mango provides a live music venue for select national acts. Their menu has fresh homemade sides with choices like red beans, rice, and fire-roasted spices.

SPECIALTY:
Cheeseburger, Garlic Chicken, Desserts, Macaroni and Cheese, Kids Meal, Beverages, Cheese Quesadilla, Classic Spare Ribs, Smoked Goods, Rips Plate, Grilled Chicken Salad, Cajun Shrimps, Starters, Smoked Chicken, Salads, Sandwiches, Baby Back Ribs, Side Dishes, Grilled Trigger Fish, Pork Tenderloin, Seared Yellow Fin Tuna, Desserts & Black Beans

Price: Starters Starts From $2.5
Salads Starts From $18
Smoked Goods Starts From $16
Entrees Starts From $16

Best Kept Secret on the Local Restaurant Scene Winner in 2007, 2011 - 2013

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Tue-Thu 5pm - 9pm
Fri & Sat: 5pm - 10pm
Sun & Mon: Closed

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