Some holiday parties involve an entire meal, but quite a few of them consist of only “snack” foods, like appetizers, that people can carry around on a napkin or small plate while they socialize. The best appetizers in Des Moines can be found on the menu at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse, and it’s got over a dozen choices that are sure to please any hungry party-goer! Whether you host a party right here at the Boot or pick up a few dishes to go, you’re bound to find something irresistible on this list. (And we’ve got a lot more food choices througout the rest of our menu too!)
Jumbo chicken wings coated in our house dry rub and then slow-roasted over hickory, ensuring only the most flavorful juiciest wings possible. Served plain or with your choice of one of our signature sauces:
- Chipotle Buffalo
- Dijon Hot
- Jamaican Jerk
- Our house BBQ
- Jalapeno Garlic
- Hot Habanero BBQ
Hand-breaded and fresh to order. A bountiful amount of all white chicken breast cut into strips, fried to golden crisp perfection and served with your choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing. Available plain or tossed with your choice of one of our wing sauces.
Ribbies & Wings
Two of our best – 4 baby back ribs & 4 wings with your choice of sauce. A sample of each leaves you
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Our house blend of spinach, artichoke hearts, and three different kinds of cheese, combined with our secret spice blend, served bubbling hot with crispy pita chips.
Chips * Salsa * Queso
A platter of crispy tortilla chips accompanied with our salsa and homemade pepper jack queso.
BBQ Pork Nachos
A house favorite!! A bed of crispy tortilla chips smothered in our homemade pepper jack queso and topped with our house-smoked pulled pork and legendary baked beans, finished with cheddar jack cheese, red onion & tomatoes. Served with a side of homemade salsa and sour cream. Available as a full or half order.
Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
A bountiful blend of crab meat, cream cheese, cheddar-jack cheese, and special seasoning stuffed
into large mushroom caps and baked to a golden brown and then topped with our five-cheese blend.
Graziano Sausage Bites
Iowa’s own Graziano Italian Sausage mixed with red peppers and cheddar & pepper jack cheeses. We then hand-roll and add a light breading, quick-fry to golden perfection, and serve them with chipotle ranch.
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
Five jumbo shrimp individually wrapped with our hickory-smoked bacon and grilled to perfection.
Served with a side of our own Jamaican jerk sauce.
Basket of Homemade Cornbread
A basket of delicious made-fresh cornbread muffins served warm with a side of honey butter.
Famous Onion Rings
A heaping stack of thick-cut yellow onions bathed in buttermilk, hand-breaded in our seasoned flour, and fried to a golden brown. Served with chipotle ranch.
A half-pound of pickle chips hand-breaded in our special seasoned flour, fried to a golden brown, and served with chipotle ranch.
A mountain of our fries smothered in homemade queso cheese sauce and topped with bacon, cheddar-jack cheese, and green onions. Served with a side of sour cream and jalapenos. This app is also available as a full or half order.
Wobbly Boots Sampler
A great sample of some of our best appetizers!! 4 Wobbly Wings – 4 Famous Onion Rings – 4 Bacon Wrapped Shrimp – 4 Baby Back Ribs. A mountain of food suitable for a BIG meal or for sharing!!
Beyond holiday parties, the appetizers on our Wobbly Boots BBQ menu are also perfect to enjoy while watching the game, to share before your meal, or simply just because you’re hungry! No matter what the occasion or your reason for ordering, you’ll always find the best BBQ in Des Moines, plus so much more, coming out of the kitchen at the Boot!