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“prepare for some delicious overeating!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jethro's BBQ

Jethro's BBQ
3100 Forest Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311
515-279-3300
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Ranked #8 of 502 Restaurants in Des Moines
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Peoria, Illinois
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“prepare for some delicious overeating!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

this place is delicious! had the pulled pork & it was tender & yummy. the best part of the meal is probably the cheesy bowl of mac & cheese staring up you like cupid's arrow just shot it... and you. there's an array of sauces at your table; the spicy one is best unless you fear a little bit of a kick. service was just so-so but since the food was so good, we didn't care...

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Urbandale
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good BBQ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We have been to the Drake, Altoona, & Waukee locations. They are all good. The prices are a bit pricey but you get tons of food!! There is a variety of BBQ sauces to try- something for everyone's taste buds. Their sliders and sandwiches are great! Side are good too. We stop there frequently.

Visited September 2013
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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137 reviews 137 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Best of the Best!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The service was spectacular and the food was the best. I had to reorder more buffalo wings, because I had a small empty space somewhere... want to say that was the best BBQ I ever had and I can say that for a fact. I wish you had a a location with this awesome food near where I live.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“bbq festival”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

chicken philly was enormous I could not finish it all
place was packed but we did not wait very long
jethro omg you totally have to get this ginormous meat sandwich it has everything on it & it was fantastic
mac & cheese side order was very cheesy

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Plenty of food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Jethros is a great place for Bar-B-Q. I recommend the dinner for 2. There was enough for one of our children. It is more of a sports bar and grill atmosphere. Lots of TVs and a little loud. We didn't mind because we had 7 kids in our party. The was plentiful and very good.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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