Hit The Road To Find This Remote BBQ Stand In Iowa That’s Finger-Lickin’ Good

Iowans know good BBQ, and you’ll find famous smokehouses in every corner of the Hawkeye State. One small-town BBQ stand is known for burgers, brisket, and homemade sides that will blow you away. Head out to Hartley to try some of the best BBQ in Iowa.

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You’ll find Crazy Bob’s BBQ at 240 N 8th Ave. E., Hartley, IA 51346. Bob Larsen & family also have BBQ restaurants in Inwood, Alvord, Sioux City, and Peterson, Iowa. This family-owned local chain turns out tasty food wherever they smoke it!

The Hartley location is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch, and from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for dinner. On Friday, dine here from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. straight through and on Saturday, they’re open for dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.. Crazy Bob’s is closed on Sunday and Monday.

For more amazing BBQ in the Hawkeye State, read The 10 Best BBQ Sandwiches In Iowa And Where To Find Them.