The Most Delicious Iowa Road Trip Takes You To 5 Hole-In-The-Wall BBQ Restaurants

Pork. It’s an Iowa specialty, and we’re not just talking about pork tenderloin. We’re also talking about barbecue. (And BBQ and barbeque. We’re not here to quibble about spelling!) Yes, indeed; if you’re looking for some delicious, flavorful, tender, juicy smoked pork, you’ve come to the right state. Here are just a handful of some of the delicious barbeque (and barbecue and BBQ) restaurants you can find in the Hawkeye State, organized into a perfect little road trip so you can hit them all up in one single, delicious day.

Sound delicious? Ready to track down some good hole-in-the-wall BBQ in Iowa? Find a map of this tasty trip here on Google Maps. Want to spread out the fun instead? Try a restaurant a month for the entire year.

Address: Rib Shack, 1102 N Lincoln St, Knoxville, IA 50138, USA
Address: Bett & Bev’s BBQ, Perry, 408 1st Ave, Perry, IA 50220, USA
Address: Crazy Bob's Bar B Que, 240 N 8th Ave E, Hartley, IA 51346, USA
Address: B Fabulous BBQ & Catering, 600 Linn St, Slater, IA 50244, USA
Address: The Little Green Trailer Catering Services, 101 W Taylor St Suite B, Creston, IA 50801, USA