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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Best Catering in Des Moines Comes From The Boot!

It’s that time of the year when your calendar is going to begin filling up with all kinds of holiday parties and events to attend. If one of those celebrations happens to be a party that you will be hosting, take some of the party-planning stress off of your shoulders by serving the best catering in Des Moines to your guests. When your table is filled with delicious dishes from Wobbly Boots Roadhouse, you know everyone is going to enjoy themselves!

 

Party at the Boot

In addition to letting us do all of the cooking for you, go ahead and use our private event room too so you don’t even have to worry about getting your house prepared for the event. Bring the party to us and we’ll set up, cook, serve, and even clean up when you’re all done. All you have to do is make the arrangements and then show […]

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Stock Up For Tailgating at The Boot!

The best place to watch football in Des Moines is from the comfortable seats in our restaurant in front of our 17 TVs. That is if you’re not watching from the actual stadium, of course. (Unless it’s cold & rainy. Then it’s much better here!)

The Wobbly Boots Roadhouse menu is full of mouthwatering menu items, including 5 of the most popular foods to tailgate with. You can eat them here, or you can pick them up to take with you to the parking lot of your team’s stadium or a party at your place. Either way, you’re going to want to get a plateful of these!

 

WINGS

This is a perfect food for tailgating because you are expected to eat it with your hands, meaning no silverware to mess with and plates are optional. (Of course, you’d better have a LOT of napkins handy!) If you’re taking our Wobbly Wings to go, consider getting your favorite […]

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5 Reasons We Love Iowa in the Fall

We absolutely love working at the best BBQ restaurant in Des Moines this time of year because Iowa is an amazing place to experience the season of autumn. Just in case you haven’t had the pleasure of an Iowa fall, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse has listed 5 of our favorite things about the experience for you in today’s blog.

Football

Fall brings football, and Iowa has two teams that we absolutely love to watch – the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Iowa State Cyclones! The Boot is the best place to watch football in Des Moines because we’ve got 17 TVs placed strategically around the restaurant so there’s not a bad seat in the house. The family-friendly atmosphere makes it the perfect place to enjoy a game with a young football fan, and the fully-stocked bar & classic football foods, like nachos and wings, make it equally as great for watching with other adults. Our customers are […]

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The Intriguing History of Happy Hour

With a name like “Happy Hour,” you expect it to bring a smile to your face, right? Well, the best Happy Hour in Des Moines does exactly that for a few glorious few hours after the chaos of work and before heading home to your responsibilities there. Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive offers that wonderful time every Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm, and it’s the perfect place to meet up with old friends and maybe even make a few new ones!

The First “Happy Hours”

It all began with the crew aboard the USS Arkansas in 1913. They would schedule regular periods of entertainment to keep everyone in good spirits. The crew referred to these scheduled distractions as “Happy Hours.” Various forms of entertainment took place during these, including boxing, wrestling, music, dancing, and movies. By the end of World War I, the entire United States Navy had picked up the practice.

Secret Speakeasies

Prohibition brought […]

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