This Ramshackle BBQ Stand Hiding In Iowa Serves The Best Food Around

If you’re looking to track down the best BBQ in Des Moines, skip the chain restaurants or the swanky city cafes and head out to the Flying Mango. Located near Urbandale, this tiny, hole in the wall was made famous when it was featured on Food Network in 2015. Since then, more and more Iowans have come to discover this charming restaurant that serves the best food around.

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You’ll find the Flying Mango at 4345 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA 50310. They’re open Tuesday – Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. (and until 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday) for dinner. Reservations are accepted and recommended! Call (515) 255-4111 to save your spot.