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National Happy Hour Day Is Coming – But We Celebrate Year-Round!

DID YOU KNOW that there is an official “National Happy Hour Day” on the calendar every year? According to the “Checkiday” app (which is filled with all kinds of unique holidays to celebrate), Happy Hour Day falls annually on November 12. We would love for you to join us for the best Happy Hour in Des Moines next Tuesday to celebrate. Of course, here at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive, we celebrate Happy Hour 5 days a week, year-round!

 

Happy Hour at the Boot

Happy Hour happens at Wobbly Boots BBQ every Monday-Friday from 3-6 pm. That’s perfectly timed to wind you down after a long, hectic day. We’ll wet your whistle with refreshing beers and masterfully mixed cocktails and as an added bonus, you’ll get them at a discounted price!

We’ve got 18 incredible beers on tap included in our Happy Hour specials. These include quite a few amazing Iowa-brewed craft beers. […]

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The Importance of Happy Hour (It Does a Body Good!)

Taking a break from work stress and home responsibilities every once in a while is important for maintaining good mental health. That’s what the best Happy Hour in Des Moines is here to help you do! As a matter of fact, studies have shown that enjoying Happy Hour can be good for your physical health in some ways too.

Happy Hour Origins

Wobbly Boots Roadhouse didn’t create the concept of Happy Hour (although we have done a good job perfecting it!) “Happy Hours” were originally created as a form of entertainment to distract men out at sea from the day to day workings on the ship and keep them in good spirits. Rather than drinking, they would box, wrestle, enjoy music, or watch movies. During Prohibition, the term “Happy Hour” was picked up to describe the time when people would secretly meet for a few pre-dinner cocktails in private homes or speakeasies […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 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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Wobbly Boots Roadhouse is More Than Just Amazing BBQ…

When you hear the name Wobbly Boots Roadhouse, your mouth probably starts watering thinking about all of that savory, tender, hickory-smoked BBQ on our menu. That is, after all, what we’re most known for. We’d also like for everyone to know that the best BBQ in Des Moines isn’t the only thing you can enjoy here at the Boot. In addition to that, we’ve got so much more in store for you too!

Non-BBQ Menu Items

If you happen to have a friend that isn’t quite the BBQ-lover you are, or if you’re simply in the mood to try something new once in a while, there are plenty of other items on the menu at our family restaurant in Des Moines to satisfy everyone in your group. For “starters,” our appetizer menu offers those Famous Onion Rings,  Spinach & Artichoke Dip, and Crab Stuffed Mushrooms.

Since we’re located in the great state of […]

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