• 1301 NW 114th Street
  • Clive, IA 50235
Yes!
we cater.
Learn More

Wobbly Boots BBQ

Tag Archives: best menu in Des Moines

Food Holidays in March – The Boot’s Got You Covered!

The team here at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse loves checking out the “bizarre” holidays calendar to see what type of unique holidays are headed our way. We already covered National Pig Day on March 1 in a previous blog and apparently, all of March is National Celery Month. You might think that would not be something a BBQ restaurant in Des Moines would cover, but on the contrary, we’ve got a perfect tribute! March 19 also happens to be National Poultry Day and around here, those last two celebrations tie together quite nicely.

How Do You Celebrate Celery?

The best answer for this fits in with the poultry topic too, and that’s “alongside a plate full of Wobbly Wings!” (That goes for both our bone-in and boneless varieties!) We find that celery can be pretty boring eaten by itself but serving it with hot wings seems to make this vegetable a lot more attractive.

The […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on Food Holidays in March – The Boot’s Got You Covered!

The Famous Pork Tenderloin – An Iowa Tradition

Serving the best BBQ in Des Moines is something we worked hard to make a reality. After all, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive is classified as a BBQ restaurant. Since we are located in the great state of Iowa, we absolutely had to come up with a way to prepare the best pork tenderloin in Des Moines too. That amazing sandwich has earned its place as an Iowa tradition!

The Famous Iowa Pork Tenderloin

Some silly people argue that the first person to create a breaded pork tenderloin was native to Indiana, but Iowans know that this delicious delicacy truly belongs to us! The pork tenderloin has been a staple in classic Iowa cuisine for as long as anyone can remember.

As last week’s blog all about pork pointed out (read it here if you missed it), Iowa produces more pigs than any other state in the U.S. and turning that asset into […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on The Famous Pork Tenderloin – An Iowa Tradition

Celebrate National Pig Day With Delicious Iowa Pork!

National Pig Day lands on March 1st and since Iowa is the nation’s largest pork-producing state, this makes an excellent topic for our Des Moines BBQ restaurant‘s blog this week. You’ll find lots and lots of delicious dishes featuring this incredible animal on the menu at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive.

Iowa Pork

Our great state is responsible for raising about 1/3 of the nation’s pigs. As a matter of fact, they outnumber humans in Iowa nearly 4 to 1! Over 6,000 pig farms can be found around Iowa and at any given time, there are about 22 million pigs being raised. It’s no surprise, with so many of them around, that pork is a food you’ll find throughout the Boot’s extensive menu.

Pork at the Boot

The mouthwatering, hickory-smoked pork served at Wobbly Boots BBQ is fantastic as a main dish and we love adding it to other items on the menu as […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , , , Comments Off on Celebrate National Pig Day With Delicious Iowa Pork!

Sure, The Boot’s Got GREAT BBQ, But That’s Not All…

As the saying goes, “Variety is the spice of life!” If you agree, then you need to head on over to Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive and live a little! While we’re most widely known for having the best BBQ in Des Moines, the wide variety of foods you’ll find on our menu are equally as delicious. No matter what you’re craving, you’re bound to find the perfect meal at the Boot.

Award-Winning BBQ

We’ll start with obvious. Our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines uses a hybrid-style of cooking to create that BBQ you love! It was inspired by the BBQ meccas of the U.S.A. – Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, and Texas.

The Boot’s creative chefs combined our favorite parts of each of those styles to bring you the hickory-smoked goodness people can’t seem to get enough of! Combined with our house recipe BBQ sauce, the taste sensation is truly tough to […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , Comments Off on Sure, The Boot’s Got GREAT BBQ, But That’s Not All…

We’ve Got New Premium Burgers at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse!

Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive is highly regarded as BBQ experts here in Iowa, but not everyone realizes that we also serve up the best burgers in the Des Moines area on a daily basis. A lot of care, attention to detail, and high-quality ingredients go into each and every burger that comes out of the kitchen at Wobbly Boots BBQ. Here’s a closer look at what you can expect when you dine with us.

New Premium Burgers

Wobbly Boots is proud to announce our new premium burger! You’ll recognize the topping combinations on most of these but the burger patty itself has been upgraded. Each one is a full half-pound blend of brisket and Angus ground chuck.  We shape each patty by hand to ensure that it is the perfect size to meet our high-quality standards. Next, we place it on a flat-top iron griddle until it reaches the most delicious […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , Comments Off on We’ve Got New Premium Burgers at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse!

When You Can’t Decide… Combination Meals to the Rescue!

The menu at our Des Moines BBQ restaurant features an enormous variety of items, both BBQ and non-BBQ dishes, that make it extremely difficult to choose what to order. (They’re all so darn good!) For those days when you simply can’t decide, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse is here to help with some fantastic combination meals. That way, you get to enjoy more than one of your favorite foods at the same time!

BBQ Trio Plate

Even if you come into Wobbly Boots BBQ determined to enjoy one of our mouthwatering hickory-smoked meats, you’ve still got to choose which one. Not to worry, because we have a plate for that! The BBQ Trio Plate combines your choice of 3 types of meat to total a full pound of yumminess! (We’ve also got a Double-Meat Plate too if you’re not quite hungry enough for 3.)

Hand-Pulled Pork
Smoked Turkey Breast
Sweet Smoked Italian Sausage
Applewood Smoked Ham
Tender Smoked Brisket
Our […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , , , Comments Off on When You Can’t Decide… Combination Meals to the Rescue!

January is National Soup Month – Celebrate Wobbly Boots-Style!

January is supposed to be a cold month in the Midwest (although so far this season we’ve seen some unseasonal temperatures) usually making it a great time to celebrate National Soup Month. Here at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive, we’ve also got 2 deliciously irresistible soups on the menu each day.

Our kitchen 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 the 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 particular soup has become so very popular at our Des Moines family restaurant that it has earned a permanent spot on the menu, available year-round, 7 days a week! It’s rich, creamy, […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , Comments Off on January is National Soup Month – Celebrate Wobbly Boots-Style!

Spicy Foods That Turn Up the Heat at the Boot!

Most of the dishes served at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive are on the milder side when it comes to spiciness but we do have a few menu items that can really turn up the heat. Eating spicy foods actually does have some health benefits for a person plus it’s a great way to quickly warm up your body on a cold Iowa day. Check out some of the spicy dishes we’ve got to temp your taste buds with at our Des Moines family restaurant and learn why it’s a good idea to enjoy them.

Menu Items That “Bring the Heat”

Wobbly Wings
Our jumbo chicken wings get coated in our house dry rub and then are slow-roasted over hickory to create the most flavorful, juiciest wing possible! That process doesn’t make them spicy, but your choice of sauce to coat them in just might! Some of these wing sauces are hotter than […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , Comments Off on Spicy Foods That Turn Up the Heat at the Boot!

5 Excellent Reasons to Dine at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse Tonight!

“What’s for dinner?” is a very common question around every household in America on a daily basis. Wobbly Boots Roadhouse has an excellent suggestion – BBQ! (No surprise there!) No matter which day of the week you happen to be reading this, it’s the perfect night to dine at our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines.

Need a little more convincing? Not a problem. Below we explain exactly why the best BBQ in Des Moines is a wonderful dining choice. After that, 4 more reasons (even if you’re not in the mood for BBQ tonight) that are equally as enticing.

That Hickory-Smoked BBQ!

Our “hybrid-style” of BBQ was inspired by the BBQ meccas of the U.S.A. – Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, Texas, and the deep South. We have masterfully combined the best parts of those styles to create our very own irresistible flavors.

Hickory-smoked meats are the key. They are generously coated in our […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , , , , Comments Off on 5 Excellent Reasons to Dine at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse Tonight!

Hot & Deliciously Satisfying – Our Soups, Loaded Bakers, & More

We still have pleasantly warm days here and there this time of year, but those cold ones make you want to run inside and warm your bones. Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive can do that deliciously, beginning in your stomach! (Well, technically beginning in your mouth, but you know what we mean!)

Our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines has a menu filled with hot, tasty dishes that are just the thing for fighting off the cold. Soups are an excellent example. Take a look at our signature soup below plus a few more hot and satisfying foods you’re going to love.

A Customer Favorite – Baked Potato Soup

Wobbly Boots BBQ offers a different “Soup of the Day” daily, all year long. The flavors change, but the mad- from-scratch soups with fresh ingredients are always guaranteed to be delicious!

Our signature soup, which can be found on the menu every single day of the […]

Posted in Our Blog | Also tagged , , , Comments Off on Hot & Deliciously Satisfying – Our Soups, Loaded Bakers, & More
© 2020, Wobbly Boots Roadhouse. All Rights Reserved.
site by EDJE