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The Perfect Way to Unwind – Happy Hour at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse!

We all need a break once in a while, and some weeks, more than one break is necessary! Every Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive gives you the perfect chance to relax, unwind, and have a good time during the best Happy Hour in Des Moines. With great drink specials, delicious food, plenty of TVs playing all the games, and fun people to hang out with, the Boot knows how to distract you in all the right ways!

Why We Love Happy Hour

There are lots of reasons why a good Happy Hour will improve your outlook on life. For one thing, it’s a nice change from being stuck at work and it can even make your job seem easier to handle. If you invite a few co-workers along you can get to know their fun side a little better. Once you fit a visit into your regular schedule to Happy Hour at Wobbly Boots BBQ, that work week will seem to fly right by!

You might be surprised to learn that studies have been done which showed that spending time enjoying the company of others relieves built-up tension and lowers the risk of depression. Even if you don’t know anyone when you get here, you’re very likely to go home having a few new friends to add to your list. The staff is always friendly and our patrons are always awesome!

Great Drink Specials

In addition to that awesome company you’ll find at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse, the special drink prices during Happy Hour will put a smile on your face too. First of all, we’ve got 18 delicious draft beers at a special price, including quite a few tasty, local Iowa brews. If beer isn’t what you’re thirsty for, we also offer incredible discounts on many of our mixed drinks. Pair your favorite cocktail with some of our awesome appetizers and the experience gets even better!

Join Us For Dinner Too

If you plan the timing right and are here at the end of Happy Hour, you might as well stick around for dinner at our Des Moines BBQ restaurant too. The fact that you don’t have to cook when you get home is an additional reason to be happy, and if you’ve got a family at home to feed, order dinner for everyone to go to surprise them. When you do that, the happiness goes home with you too!

Happy Hour at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse isn’t going to solve all of your problems, but it will give you the relaxing and enjoyable break you need to get back to real life. Call your friends and make it a regular meet-up that you can all look forward to weekly. Even if you show up outside of the designated “happy” hours, we’ll still make sure you have a great time!

5 Reasons You’re Going to LOVE Wobbly Boots Roadhouse

We’ve met a lot of people from and around Des Moines since the doors of Wobbly Boots Roadhouse opened, but we know there are still some of you out there that we are yet to meet. There are all kinds of reasons why you might not have made it to our Des Moines family BBQ restaurant yet and we totally understand. Today we’ve got 5 reasons that we know you are going to love it here once you make the trip. Maybe this little bit of extra incentive is just what you’ve been waiting for!

The BBQ… (Duh!)

You don’t boast having the best BBQ in Des Moines unless you have the mouthwatering, hickory-smoked, house-recipe BBQ dishes to prove it, and that’s exactly what we serve 7 days a week right here at the Boot! Our style is best described as hybrid BBQ. It is a unique blend of the flavors and styles of the BBQ meccas of the good ol’ USA: Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, Texas, and the deep South.

The meats are generously coated in our special dry rub and smoked low and slow over hickory for maximum flavor and tenderness. Before serving, we add our house-recipe sauce (which we make right here) to complement the flavor of the meat. Our menu is filled with a fantastic variety of BBQ choices, as well as plenty of non-BBQ dishes that are every bit as tasty.


Happy Hour

Five days a week you can join us for the best Happy Hour in Des Moines! Every Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm we invite you to pull up a bar stool (or sit at any table in the restaurant) and enjoy a few hours out of your day relaxing and socializing. We’ll have specialty drinks available at special prices plus you can enjoy any of our 18 draft beers at a discount! (Yes, that also includes the many local Iowa brews that we always have on tap!) It’s a great place to meet up with old friends and even make a few new ones.

Weekly Specials

Twice a week, every Friday and Saturday night after 5:00 pm, we add an irresistible menu item to our already extensive menu – Smoked Prime Rib! We generously cover each whole choice prime rib with our own wet rub and then hickory-smoke them 5 hours, ensuring the juiciest, most flavorful prime rib in Des Moines. Our Smoked Prime Rib Dinner is available as a 10-oz. or a 14-oz. cut and is served with Texas toast and your choice of 2 of our homestyle side dishes.

Also two times weekly you can head to the Boot early for the best weekend brunch in Des Moines. Starting at 9:00 am every Saturday and Sunday, our brunch menu is available. It features breakfast classics plus lots of specialty creations with our very own Wobbly Boots’ twist. It’s a great way to get your day started!

Live Music

Occasionally our stage is graced with the best live music in Des Moines. Shows generally start around 9:00 pm so that you can come in before the music begins for dinner and stick around into the evening dancing and enjoying some fantastic entertainment. Coming up soon, we’ve got the Damon Dotson Trio on Saturday, January 19, 2019, and on Saturday, February 9, 2019, Trainwreck will be hitting the stage. An easy way to stay up-to-date with our live music is to watch our social media pages, or you can just come in to visit us often and simply ask!

Fun With Friends or the Family

Wobbly Boots Roadhouse has a down-home, family-friendly atmosphere that people of all ages can enjoy. We have a terrific kids menu for the little ones, and you can always ask for our BBQ sauce to be served on the side for those youngsters that are learning to love the more “grown-up” dishes.

That same family-friendly atmosphere is also a wonderful place to gather with a big group of friends. Whether you’re meeting for lunch, having dinner together, joining us for Happy Hour, or gathering to catch a game on our 18 TVs, you’ll all feel right at home.

Now you must be intrigued, so go ahead and make plans to come into Wobbly Boots BBQ soon! We’re very excited to meet you and once you’ve given us a try, we’ll surely be seeing a lot more of each other!

Turn Up the Heat With Spicy Foods at the Boot

International Hot & Spicy Food Day falls in the month of January (January 16, to be exact,) not to be confused with “National” Hot & Spicy Food Day that happens in the United States in August. (Apparently, we love spicy food so much we need to observe its glory twice a year!) Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive has our fair share of these types of menu items to offer, so we’re always ready to celebrate this taste sensation with you. In today’s blog, our Des Moines BBQ restaurant also has a few reasons why eating hot and spicy foods is actually good for you too!

Hot & Spicy Eats

If you prefer your food on the spicy side, we’ve got a few delicious options for you to choose from. In addition to the best BBQ in Des Moines, you’ll also find these tasty treats that will leave your appetite fully satisfied! Some are on the milder side, but if you need more heat, just let us know when you order!

Wobbly Wings
Our slow-smoked jumbo wings don’t start out spicy, but we have a few sauce choices to toss them in that will bring the heat! Go ahead and try them served Dijon Hot, Jalapeno Garlic, or Habanero BBQ style.

Buffalo Bacon Chicken & Jalapeno Flatbread
Our flatbread covered in our chipotle buffalo sauce topped with grilled chicken breast, bacon, and jalapenos topped with our five cheese pizza blend and finished with ranch dressing.

Jalapeno Garlic Shrimp
Eight jumbo shrimp gently sauteed in our jalapeno-garlic butter until perfect and also served with a side of jalapeno-garlic butter.

El Diablo Burger
A real mouth-burner! A half-pound flat-top burger cooked to your liking topped with bacon, jalapenos, our chipotle buffalo sauce, and pepper-jack cheese.

Good To Eat AND Good For You

Not only is it enjoyable (for most people) to bite into deliciously spicy food, but it’s also great for your physical health. Here are just a few of the reasons why chowing down on something hot and spicy can be a good idea.

  • Stress Relief
    Endorphins are released in your body when you consume spicy food. These “feel-good” hormones are like a natural pain medication, they can reduce anxiety, and even ease the effects of depression.
  • Heart Health
    “Bad” cholesterol can cause damage to a person’s body, but eating chili peppers can lower the risk of this by increasing the breakdown rate of this type of cholesterol. Blood flow is also increased, improving heart function and lowering blood pressure.
  • Weight Loss
    Peppers contain a spicy chemical called capsaicin which is great for boosting your metabolism. The effects can last up to 20 minutes after you have eaten. Foods with a little extra heat can also help you to feel full, which reduces cravings for salty, sweet, and fatty foods.
  • Eases Congestion
    We have all eaten hot foods before that cause us to begin sniffling. This is because spicy items thin mucus, which is perfect when you have clogged nasal passages. The heat can even help with respiratory problems like bronchitis and asthma.
  • Cancer Prevention
    The American Association for Cancer Research has stated that the capsaicin in peppers has the ability to kill some cancer and leukemic cells. It creates a reaction that lowers the risk of tumors too.

The next time that you are craving something spicy, head on over to our family restaurant in Des Moines and give one of the menu items above a try. Just let us know how hot you can handle it and we’ll do our best to impress your taste buds just like we always do here at Wobbly Boots BBQ.

January is Soup Month – Grab a Bowl at the Boot!

It’s National Soup Month, which is perfect timing smack dab in the middle of January. The weather is cold outside, but a steaming bowl of delicious soup from Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive is just what you need to warm your bones, as well as the rest of your body!

Our Des Moines family restaurant makes a mean pot of soup that can be enjoyed either by the cup or by the bowl, alone for a light meal or paired with best BBQ in Des Moines. We’ve got one scrumptious flavor that’s always on the menu plus a second option that changes daily depending on what the talented cooks in our kitchen are in the mood to create that day.

Our Famous Baked Potato Soup

This delicious dish can be ordered off of our menu 7 days a week, all year long. Big chunks of potato and savory bacon are featured in this rich and creamy soup, and that hearty goodness is garnished with cheddar-jack cheese, green onions, and even more bacon crumbled on top.

You’re getting a dose of 3 of the 5 major food groups right in there, and if you enjoy it with a few crackers, well that adds a 4th. Drink a glass of orange juice with that (possibly with a bit of vodka from the bar mixed in…) and you’ve got a perfectly well-balanced meal!

Soup of the Day

Even though our Baked Potato Soup is hard to resist, some days you may be in the mood to try something different. For that very reason, we also offer a second made-from-scratch soup option daily. It changes depending on what type of delicious concoction our chefs have decided to whip up that day. Just ask your server which savory soup we’re offering when you come in and sit down to order.

Alone or a Combo?

The soups that come out of the Wobbly Boots BBQ kitchen are hearty enough to make a meal out of if that’s all you’re hungry for, but they always taste great paired with your other favorite menu items too. We also offer a yummy combo plate that allows you to pick 2 out of the following 3 delicious dishes to enjoy together for lunch or dinner.

  • Bowl of Soup
  • Garden Salad
  • Sandwich (either Ham & Swiss, Turkey & Swiss, or 4-Cheese Grilled Cheese served hot on golden toasted sourdough)

Hot, Delicious, & Satisfying

Who is ready to celebrate National Soup Month with us, Wobbly Boots-style? One taste and your body and soul will be all warmed up, and when you’re done your tummy will be full and happy! That’s true about all of the food that you order from our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines, so no matter what you decide to eat, you’re going to leave Wobbly Boots Roadhouse happy and satisfied.

Ring In The New Year at The Boot!

What are your plans to ring in 2019? If you want them to include a delicious meal and relaxing atmosphere at our Des Moines BBQ restaurant, you’re going to want to finish reading our latest blog! No matter what you’re plans include, you’re going to want to take advantage of our scrumptious Prime Rib Dinner special! Send 2018 off in style right here at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse.

About This Tasty Cut

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 particular cut, the more tender and juicy the final product will taste.

Prime Rib Dinner at the Boot

We take great care in the way we prepare prime rib at Wobbly Boots BBQ. Every piece is hand-cut, perfectly seasoned, and slow-smoked to perfection. Our prime rib dinners are so special, as a matter of fact, that they are only available every Friday & Saturday night after 5 pm. We serve it in either a 10-oz or 14-oz cut, and the dinner comes with a great big slice of Texas toast and your choice of two of our amazing homestyle side dishes.

Beyond the Steak Dinner

If you’re not craving a prime rib steak dinner, we have a wonderful variety of menu items that contain mouthwatering shaved prime rib as the main ingredient. Check out these incredible dishes below:

Prime Rib Hot Beef

Shaved prime rib served with smashed potatoes, beef gravy, and green beans.

Prime Rib French Dip

Thin-shaved smoked prime rib and melted Swiss cheese on French bread served with a side of au jus.

Prime Rib Melt

Succulent, house-smoked shaved prime rib topped with Swiss on grilled sourdough bread, served with our house-made horsey sauce on the side for an extra kick!

Ring In The New Year at The Boot!

Make plans to join us for some savory Wobbly Boots BBQ on New Year’s Eve! Our Prime Rib special will be hot and ready, waiting to be devoured after 5pm. Our New Year’s Special includes a delicious slice of Prime Rib with two sides and a generous slice of Texas toast. The 10 oz is $17.99 and the 14 oz  is $21.99. We look forward to kicking your new year off right!

Iowa Football Bowl Games Are Coming!

There are a lot of things we love about the holiday season. Since we are the best place to watch sports in Des Moines, a big deal this time of year around Wobbly Boots Roadhouse are those college football bowl games! With 17 TVs to watch on, ice-cold beer, amazingly delicious menu items, and the best fans in Iowa to watch with, everyone wants to be here for all the games!

Cyclones Tackle the Alamo Bowl

On Friday, December 28, 2018, at 8:00 pm Iowa State will take on Washington State. Our Cyclones ended the regular season with a record of 8-4 and the Cougars sit at 10-2. This will be Iowa State’s 14th bowl appearance since 1971 and their first time at the Alamo Bowl. The Cyclones are favored in this game, but all of us here in Iowa didn’t need to be told that!

Hawkeyes Hit the Outback Bowl

The Iowa Hawkeyes will face the Mississippi State Bulldogs in the 2019 Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1. Kickoff is set for 11:00 am at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Both teams head into this game with an 8-4 record. This is the Hawkeyes 6th consecutive winning season. Our treasured team has made 32 bowl appearances and this will be their 6th appearance in the Outback Bowl.

Always a Great Seat at the Boot

With 17 TVs positioned all around our Des Moines BBQ restaurant, there’s not a bad seat in the house! It doesn’t matter whether you belly up to the bar or gather around a table with the gang, either way, you’re going to get a great view of all the action.

While you’re cheering on these incredible Iowa teams, you can also enjoy refreshing drinks from our fully stocked bar. This includes 18 different beers on tap featuring many local Iowa brews. We’ll also have all of your hickory-smoked favorites coming out of the kitchen to keep your energy high throughout the games. Here’s a peek at some of the most popular items to enjoy along with an exciting game of football.

Wobbly Wings

Our jumbo chicken wings are coated in a special house dry rub before being slow-roasted over hickory for the perfect amount of time ensuring that they are the most flavorful, juiciest wings possible. They taste amazing served plain, but they are also delicious tossed in one of our signature sauces.

  • Jamaican Jerk
  • BBQ
  • Dijon Hot
  • Jalapeno Garlic
  • Chipotle Buffalo
  • Habanero BBQ

Wobbly Boots Sampler

With this one, you can give our savory wings a try plus get a taste of three other incredible appetizers. This sampler plate contains 4 Wobbly Wings, 4 Famous Onion Rings, 4 Bacon Wrapped Shrimp, and 4 Baby Back Ribs. A mountain of food suitable for a BIG meal or for sharing.

BBQ Pork Nachos

This plate is 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. It’s finished with cheddar jack cheese, red onion, and tomatoes and served with a side of homemade salsa and sour cream.

Those seem to be the classics when it comes to “football food,” but we’ve also got a menu full of a wide variety of different choices to fit every taste; burgers, wraps, sandwiches, steaks, salads, Southern comfort foods, tons of hickory-smoked BBQ, and much more! Make some time in your holiday schedule to head on over to Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive and cheer on Iowa’s favorite teams, the Hawkeyes and the Cyclones, as they proudly represent our great state in this season’s bowl games. We’ll save a seat for you!

Delicious Drinks to Warm You Up From The Iowa Cold

Sure, a heavy coat with a hat, scarf, and gloves can shield you from those cold Iowa temperatures, but enjoying a nice hot drink from the bar at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive doesn’t hurt either! At the very least, the best bar in Des Moines will warm up your insides while you wait for your dinner to arrive. Here are a few ideas for some hot drinks you might want to give a try.

Whiskey Drinks

Whiskey has a reputation for warming up a person when the weather gets cold. In reality, it really just gives you the immediate sensation of warmth by causing your blood vessels to dilate which brings warm blood closer to the surface of your skin. The feeling won’t last long, but it will sure taste great when it goes down! Especially when mixed in these tasty cocktails.

  • Hot Toddy
    This classic cocktail made up of whiskey, honey, lemon juice, and hot water is a terrific drink for tackling some of the symptoms of a winter cold.
  • Four Horseman
    If a little bit of whiskey gives you a warm feeling, imagine what 4 at once will do! This delicious drink consists of scotch whiskey, bourbon whiskey, Tennessee whiskey, and Irish whiskey.

Coffee Drinks

Hot coffee always hits the spot on a cold day, and when you add some of the special ingredients from behind our bar, it tastes even better! Coffee cocktails are great to enjoy with your meal, and they make excellent after-dinner drinks too. Some of our favorite add-ins are; Bailey’s, Irish whiskey, Kahlua, and Amaretto. Those liquors taste fantastic when mixed into hot chocolate too.

Bloody Marys

Yes, we know, this drink is served over ice but it can still bring the heat! With the proper ingredients added to the base mix, we can really give it some spicy deliciousness. Let the bartender know how hot you can handle yours, and with the addition of some spices, hot sauce, and certain flavored vodkas, you’ll soon be enjoying a cocktail that will definitely warm you up.

Cold Beer & Hot BBQ

Of course, you could just let a plate full of the best hickory-smoked BBQ in Des Moines warm up your insides and stick to ice-cold refreshment when it comes to your beverage of choice. For example, among the 18 different draft beers we carry on tap, you can always find delicious seasonal flavors that only come around this time of year. More than likely it’s even going to be a seasonal beer from one of our local Iowa breweries, adding a bit of hometown pride to the great taste!

No matter which mouthwatering item you order off of our extensive menu, the talented bartenders at our Des Moines BBQ restaurant can come up with a creative cocktail that will pair with it perfectly! If you join us during Happy Hour every Monday – Friday from 3-6 pm, you may even get some of those awesome drinks at a discounted price! Come on in and fight off the cold weather here with us at the Boot. We open daily at 11 am.

Live Music at the Boot: Time Well Wasted & Damon Dotson

Occasionally we are lucky enough to have the best live music in Des Moines grace our stage, and you’ll be very happy to hear that Wobbly Boots Roadhouse has 2 nights of amazing music coming your way! On Saturday, December 8, 2018, the incredible duo Time Well Wasted will perform, and a week later on Saturday, December 15 the fantastic Damon Dotson is back once again.

Time Well Wasted

Jess and Sarah come together to form the excellent vocal duo that can entertain a crowd like no other! These lovely ladies perform a wide variety of music from oldies to country to rock to pop. They love pleasing their fans by singing exactly what the crowd wants to hear most, so song requests are greatly encouraged. Bring your requests and find out why Time Well Wasted has lovingly become known as the “Human Jukebox!”

Their extremely diversified music selection keeps the show fresh and their on-pitch vocals and unrivaled harmonies are literally music to your ears. Time Well Wasted’s “sing-out-loud” brand of music encourages everyone to hit the dance floor and sing along! The show starts at 9 pm on Saturday, December 8. If you’d like to get a request in before then, you can reach out to these lovely ladies through their Time Well Wasted Facebook page.


Damon Dotson

Damon Dotson has graced the Wobbly Boots BBQ stage many times, both on his own and as a part of the Damon Dotson Trio, and he is always a crowd favorite! This talented singer/songwriter is based out of Des Moines. He has released 4 original albums and continues to perform throughout the Midwest. The infectious and true delivery of his live show is an experience that you do not want to miss.

Damon channeled his heroes like Dave Matthews and Willie Nelson to create a sound that is all his own. He has opened for legendary performers like BB King, Willie Nelson, and the Beach Boys as well as modern artists like Matt Nathanson, Edwin McCain, and the Lone Bellow. You can enjoy the musical stylings of this amazing performer on Saturday, December 15 at the Boot. If you’d like to keep up with everyplace else he will be appearing, follow him through the Damon Dotson MUSIC Facebook page.

Live Music at the Boot

We always suggest that people come in early to our Des Moines BBQ restaurant on live music nights so that you can grab your favorite seats. Enjoy a delicious dinner while you wait for the show to start, and we’ll have the bar open all night long to quench your thirst from all of that dancing you’re sure to be doing. In addition to our regular menu full of hickory-smoked BBQ, every Friday and Saturday night after 5 pm you can enjoy our delicious hickory-smoked Prime Rib Dinner, which is only available on the weekends.

Join us at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse for both of these upcoming performances. They will be evenings filled with fantastic food, delicious drinks, amazing live music, and the best crowd in Des Moines to enjoy all of that with!

Appetizers Make Great Holiday Party Foods

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!)

Wobbly Wings
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

Boneless Wings
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
wanting more!

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.

Fried Pickles
A half-pound of pickle chips hand-breaded in our special seasoned flour, fried to a golden brown, and served with chipotle ranch.

Texas Fries
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!

Great Gift Ideas For BBQ Lovers

Most of the people we know here at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive are BBQ lovers, which makes a lot of sense. After all, if we’ve met them here, they’ve had a chance to taste the best BBQ in Des Moines and immediately fall in love with it! If you happen to have a few BBQ fanatics on your holiday shopping list, we’ve got some great ideas for presents they can get excited about.

BBQ From the Boot

The most obvious gift is food from their favorite BBQ restaurant in Des Moines! You could invite them to join you for lunch, dinner, or Happy Hour. If they happen to be sports fans too, you can time your trip together so that it coincides with a game you want to watch. (With 17 TVs placed all around the restaurant and bar, there’s not a bad seat in the house!) We open at 11:00 am, 7 days a week, and feature an incredible Happy Hour every Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm.

Gift certificates to Wobbly Boots Roadhouse are a great idea too. That way, the recipient can head on over to the Boot when it’s most convenient for them. (Maybe they’ll even invite you along!)

Swag From the Boot

Another great idea is a gift that lets a person show off their BBQ love. You can find some really nice t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and koozies right here at Wobbly Boots BBQ. They are actually a lot easier to wrap then a plate full of BBQ. (They last longer too!)

Grilling Essentials

If your BBQ lover grills or smokes as a hobby, then grilling equipment could be a wonderful idea, and possibly a recipe book with helpful tips and tricks to improve their skill. Think items like spatulas, tongs, cutting boards, specialty rubs, coolers to hold beers to enjoy while they cook, etc…

The most important piece of “grilling equipment” they can possibly receive, in our opinion, is a few bottles of our very own house-recipe BBQ sauce to help them create culinary masterpieces. You could even pick up a gift certificate to the Boot to go along with your gift, you know, just in case their recipe doesn’t work out.

A Party Invitation

Satisfy multiple people on your list all at once by throwing a party at our family BBQ restaurant in Des Moines and inviting everyone to join you! You can order from our regular menu, but we also offer buffets, prime rib dinners, and specialty platters on our in-house catering menu.

There is a 25-person minimum to reserve the entire party room, but we can make arrangements to set up a special area if your group is smaller than that. On the other hand, if you are hosting a party at another venue, we can load up our van and bring the best catering in Des Moines to you.

Hopefully, those ideas help to make your holiday gift-giving a little easier because they sound good enough to take care of everyone on your list. Then you can just sit back, relax, and enjoy the rest of the holiday season. (Preferably with a plate of Wobbly Boots BBQ beside you!)

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