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June is for Turkey Lovers

One would think that turkeys would be recognized closer to Thanksgiving, but it turns out that National Turkey Month is actually in June. Maybe it’s set up that way so you have the extra incentive to enjoy this delicious bird both in the fall and in the spring.

If you’ve had a chance to taste the turkey we serve up on a daily basis at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive, you don’t need any extra encouragement to order it. As one of our most popular hickory-smoked meats in Des Moines, turkey plays an important part in many of the mouthwatering menu items we proudly serve.

 

Bring on the Turkey

Our Des Moines BBQ restaurant proudly serves up 100% white meat turkey breast that has been rubbed, hickory-smoked, and sliced to perfection right here at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse. Not only does it taste fantastic, but turkey is also low in fat and high in […]

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May is the Happiest Time of the Year – National BBQ Month!

The month of May has been given the wonderful title of National BBQ Month, making it a very popular time of year around Wobbly Boots Roadhouse! Of course, we celebrate BBQ all year round but this gives us a bonus excuse to gush over the best BBQ in Des Moines, which happens to come out of the Boot’s kitchen 7 days a week. Here are a few reasons we believe this hickory-smoked goodness will make you extremely happy.

It Treats Your Senses

First and foremost, your taste buds will be tickled by the mouthwatering flavor our hickory-smoked meats and house recipe BBQ sauce deliver. After a bite or two, you simply can’t resist having a great big BBQ-covered smile! Before you even get a chance to taste anything though, the delightful aroma will hit you, getting you excited, anxious, and hungrier than ever to dig right in! Don’t be surprised if your […]

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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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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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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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What Are People Saying About Wobbly Boots Roadhouse? Take a Look…

We absolutely love seeing familiar faces here at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse because that means that people are enjoying themselves when they come into our Des Moines BBQ restaurant enough to keep coming back. It’s also exciting for us to see new faces wander into the Boot because that means we have a chance to impress someone new and earn even more “regulars.”

For those of you that are brand new to our family restaurant in Des Moines, we’ve pulled together a few customer reviews about us from around the internet. Don’t just take our word for it that you’re going to love the Boot, listen to these folks. Their happy experiences showcase what you can expect when you join us.

GOOGLE REVIEWS

“Great smoked meat sandwich! They have the widest and tastiest onion rings I’ve ever had. I’ll post more the next time because I’m going back!” ~Ronnie Fairchild

“The food at this place is […]

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When You Simply Can’t Decide… Sample It All!

There is an enormous variety of delicious food to choose from on the menu at our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines. Sometimes that can make it extremely difficult to narrow your decision down to just one dish. On days like that, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse has you covered! Some of our menu items have brilliantly combined more than one dish so that instead of having to choose, you can (almost) have it all!

Wobbly Boots Sampler

This is an excellent sampling of some of our very best appetizers. This mountain of food contains 4 Famous Onion Rings, 4 Bacon Wrapped Shrimp, 4 Baby Back Ribs, and 4 Wobbly Wings. It’s perfect for sharing but you can also make a meal out of it if you’re not in the mood to share!

Ribbies & Wings

This appetizer is for those times when the Wobbly Boots Sampler is a bit more than you’re hungry for. It contains 4 […]

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Down Home Sandwich Creations You’re Absolutely Going To LOVE! 😍

We’re well-known for having the best BBQ in Des Moines, but there’s even more to Wobbly Boots Roadhouse than just that type of savory meal. Our menu is filled with a wide variety of delicious treats to eat, each one more than delicious enough to satisfy any hunger!

For example, you won’t believe the number of sandwiches we have to offer. Here’s a closer look at our Down Home Sandwiches portion of the menu. The descriptions and photos are going to make your mouth water, but they’re even more taste-tempting when you get yourself into the Boot and give them a try!

DOWN HOME SANDWICHES

Each one of these irresistible taste sensations also comes with one of our homestyle side dishes. You’d better show up hungry!

Wobbly Style Club
Hickory-smoked ham, turkey & bacon with lettuce, tomato, mozzarella cheese, and avocado mayo served between two pieces of sourdough toast.

Brisky
Our tender slow-smoked brisket and our delicious turkey breast with pepper jack cheese […]

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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 […]

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