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A Special Mother’s Day Brunch for Special Moms at the Boot

Mother’s Day is coming this Sunday, May 12, 2019, and our Des Moines family restaurant is hosting our famous Mother’s Day Brunch for all of those spectacular ladies out there! (Don’t worry, you can come in and enjoy it with her too.) We’ll be serving up some of your hickory-smoked BBQ favorites along with a few delicious items we’re bringing out especially for Mom. Reservations are not needed, but they are recommended, so start making your Sunday plans to join us now.

Something New

You’ll find the best brunch in Des Moines at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive this weekend, filled with all of the breakfast and lunch dishes you already expect from us. This year though, we’re adding a MADE-TO-ORDER OMELETTE BAR to the extensive list of delicious dishes you can enjoy! (Why? Because Mom totally deserves it!)

An Easy & Delicious Gift

You know you want to do something special for Mom (or Grandma) on […]

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The Best Catering in Des Moines for All of Your Special Events

Spring is here and it’s the time of year when graduation parties are being planned and soon it will be time to start preparing for summertime family reunions too. Take one of the biggest planning tasks off of your plate by using the best catering in Des Moines to handle that part for you. Also, if you need a place to host your event, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive can take care of that for you as well!

Throughout the year there are plenty of reasons to throw a party or host a get-together. No matter what time of year or the size of your gathering, we can take care of you. Whether it’s a small group of a few friends or a gigantic event for everyone you know, the Boot can handle it!

The possibilities are only limited to the ways you can come up with to bring people together for some food, drinks, and fun. This […]

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Happy National Prime Rib Day! – Celebrate at the Boot

National Prime Rib Day falls on a Saturday this year (April 27) and that just so happens to be one of the 2 days each week when we serve the best prime rib in Des Moines! We are famous for our mouthwatering hickory-smoked meats at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive and our hickory-smoked Prime Rib Dinner is a delicious way to celebrate this fantastic cut of steak.

Why Is Prime Rib So Delicious?

Prime rib is one of the most savory, juicy, and flavorful cuts of meat you can get from a cow. This particular cut of beef is sometimes referred to as a standing rib roast, and it’s the finest cut of beef you will find. It is cut from the primal rib, one of the eight primal cuts of beef. The amount of marbling found on prime rib makes a big difference in the quality. The more fat that is woven throughout a […]

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Join Us For Easter Brunch at the Boot

We already serve the best brunch in Des Moines every Saturday and Sunday, but for Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, we’re doing it even bigger and better with a special holiday brunch buffet. Instead of spending all morning in the kitchen, bring the entire family to Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive so you can enjoy a delicious meal together but leave all the hard work to us!

Easter Brunch at the Boot

From 10:00 am-2:00 pm on Easter Sunday this year, we are setting up another one of our famous holiday lunch buffets. After all of the Easter Bunny’s eggs are found, bring the entire gang to our family restaurant in Des Moines for a late breakfast, lunch, or a bit of both. (That’s the beauty of brunch!)

Reservations are not required but are recommended since our breakfast buffets tend to attract a big crowd. Brunch is $16.99 for adults, $7.99 for kids […]

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7 Fun Facts About an Irresistible Side Dish – Good Ol’ Mac & Cheese

Even though Wobbly Boots Roadhouse‘s homemade Mac & Cheese is most often considered a side dish, for some people it’s a big reason they dine at our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines. Our version is so rich, creamy, and savory that it’s nearly as famous as our award-winning hickory-smoked BBQ!

As a matter of fact, we make an entire meal out of it on the kids’ menu and it’s even become a main ingredient on one of our signature burgers. (Appropriately known as the Mac & Cheese Burger.) If you are a mac & cheese fan (and we know you all are) you will be interested to learn the intriguing facts we found out about this tasty treat.

English Origins

Since macaroni is pasta, many assume it’s an Italian dish but it is actually of English origin.

It’s a Classic

There is evidence that this dish made of pasta and cheese has been around since the 14th […]

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Why Eat BBQ For Dinner?… Why Not! 5 Great Reasons To Do It

When faced with so many different available dining choices when you go out, you may have to do a little convincing to get everyone in the group to agree on one place. When you’re craving the best BBQ in Des Moines and simply nothing else will satisfy that hunger, you may need to do some convincing to get everyone on the same page.

If the people in your group have already tasted the food from Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive, it will be an easy argument to win! If they haven’t yet had the pleasure, here are 5 excellent reasons to share that will convince them BBQ is the only way to go.

#1 – It Tastes Great!

In our humble opinion, that should be enough reason to choose BBQ for your next meal! Not all BBQ is equal though, so you may need to tell your friends just why Wobbly Boots BBQ is worth the […]

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Try Our Savory Salads & Fantastic Flatbreads

Although we advertise ourselves mainly as a BBQ restaurant in Des Moines, that’s not the only delicious dish we specialize in. The menu at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive is full of all kinds of amazing flavors. There’s truly something for everyone, even if you have fellow diners in your group that aren’t particularly BBQ lovers. (Hard to believe, but a few do exist!) You’ll find black Angus burgers, juicy steaks, Southern comfort foods, down-home sandwiches, and so much more. Today we’ll be featuring two other alternative menu items, our savory salads and fantastic flatbreads.

Go For the Greens

Salads are a great way to get in a full serving of fresh, healthy vegetables. Some might say that a simple salad isn’t enough to fill them up, but a Wobbly Boots BBQ salad is anything but simple! These particular salads are more than enough to satisfy your hunger plus we add our hickory-smoked […]

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The Intriguing History of a Delicious Appetizer – the Fried Pickle

Fried pickles are a delicious appetizer, but surprisingly enough, not a menu item that a lot of people have given a try. That seems strange to us because just about everyone loves pickles and pretty much no one can resist anything deep-fried. Also, they taste delicious paired with the best BBQ in Des Moines! The fried pickle is actually a delicacy throughout the southern United States and we’ve brought our own delicious version to Iowa at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse.

Whether you decide to have fried pickles for a snack, an appetizer, or as a delicious side dish, it’s an item that is sure to be a new favorite once you’ve tasted it. Here at the Boot, each order consists of a half-pound of pickle chips that have been hand-breaded in our specially seasoned flour and then fried to a beautiful golden brown. We serve them with a side of chipotle ranch, and they even […]

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Iowa BBQ & Iowa Beer – A Match Made in Heaven!

You’ll find an impressive selection of ice-cold beer not only in our cooler but also on tap at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse. Among the 18 different draft choices we have in store for you, many of those include the best locally brewed craft beers in Iowa.

Nothing pairs better with BBQ than a flavorful and refreshing Iowa beer! Our draft choices change seasonally, but right now, here are the amazing breweries represented at the Boot along with the beers we currently offer from them.

Front Street Brewery

Having been in continuous operation for nearly 25 years, this is the oldest brewpub & 2nd oldest brewery in the state of Iowa! They have been serving the fine community of Davenport since 1992. Their humble beginnings started with a 7-barrel brewhouse in a basement and today has more than doubled in size and widened their distribution. We proudly serve their

Cherry Bomb Blonde

 

Confluence Brewing Company

Wobbly Boots Roadhouse calls the […]

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Your Search for the Best BBQ in Des Moines Stops at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse!

Since 2014, our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines has been serving up the best-tasting hickory-smoked meats in all of Iowa. Before that, the Wobbly Boots Roadhouse at the Lake of the Ozarks had been perfecting the recipes they shared with us for an entire decade, racking up awards along the way. Starting with inspiration from our good friends in Osage Beach plus the creative input of the talented kitchen crew at our own Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive, the result is a menu full of delicious BBQ dishes for you to enjoy 7 days a week!

Our Unique BBQ Style

The Boot has a very unique approach when it comes to creating irresistible BBQ. It’s a hybrid style inspired by the BBQ meccas of the U.S.A. – Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, and Texas. All the best things about those amazing styles are what creates a BBQ flavor we are proud to call […]

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