Des Moines August 15, 2016
Here Are 6 BBQ Joints in Des Moines That Will Leave Your Mouth Watering Uncontrollably
Considering the multitude of farms here in Iowa, it’s no surprise that we’re big fans of meat, and, of course, BBQ. And we do it well. These six BBQ restaurants in Des Moines will give you a truly mouth-watering experience.
1. Woody’s Smoke Shack
Cheryl and Woody Wasson actually compete on the championship barbecue circuit, so you know they know what they’re doing. They’re best known for their baby back ribs, but their brisket, pulled pork and other offerings are also very tasty.
2. Flying Mango
This unique Caribbean-style barbecue place is a standout. Their 24-hour beef brisket and smoked pork tenderloin are to die for.
3. Jethro’s BBQ
Jethro’s serves up mouth-watering hickory and oak smoked meats along with their house-made sauces like Alabama white, Georgia barbecue or teriyaki barbecue.
4. Smokey D’s BBQ
The award-winning owner of Smokey D’s, Darren Warth, says he goes through 1,200 racks of ribs a week, so you know that’s a winning dish. They also serve an amazing mac and cheese and potato casserole.
5. Cactus Bob’s BBQ Corral
Cactus Bob’s chef, Patrick Rogers, smokes their meats for 20 hours over hickory. Their brisket, smoked chicken wings and ribs are amazing. For a unique and spicy side, try the jalapeño creamed corn.
6. Guru BBQ
Guru serves a fusion blend of barbecue. Try their Andouille sausage, wings, brisket or delicious sandwiches with their homemade barbecue sauce.
What are your favorite Des Moines BBQ places? For more ideas around the state, Here Are 12 BBQ Joints In Iowa That Will Make Your Mouth Water