Jethro’s BBQ ‘n Bacon Bacon Menu2018-06-29T13:28:09+00:00
Fixins First
$5.95 Bacon Potato

Hearty and heartwarming, served with a slice of bacon

$5.95 Jake’s Spicy BBQ Steak Chili

Large bites of aged steak and smoked beans make this chili uniquely Jethro's. Topped with cheese, sour cream and fresh jalapenos.

$11.95 Tator Tot Nachos

Just like our Original Nachos, but we substitute tator tots and chorizo, smothered with white cheddar sauce and shredded cheeses, topped with black bean corn salsa, fresh jalapenos, pico, guacamole and sour cream.

$10.95 Jethro’s Bacon Wrapped Rib Taster (4 bones)

Jethro smokes them all day and lathers on sweet bourbon glaze.

$5.95 Bucket of Bacon

Jethro's hickory smoked bacon, griddled crispy and stacked high. 10 strips

10.95 Blackened Chicken Nachos

Fresh fried corn chips dusted with secret spice smothered with white cheddar sauce and shredded cheeses, topped with blackened chicken and finished with black bean corn salsa, fresh jalapenos, pico, guacamole and sour cream.

10 wings 13.95 | 20 wings 25.95 Amazing Slow Smoked Wings

Hardwood smoked, fried to a crispy finish, tossed in your choice of sauces with a blue cheese or ranch dressing.

Half 9.95 Full 12.95 Bubba’s Boneless Wings

Tender white meat chicken soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried to a crispy finish and served with your choice of sauces for dippin.

7.95 Bayou Pickle Chips

A basket of thin sliced pickle chips soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried crispy and served with chipotle ranch for some real dippin fun.

9.95 Pork Belly Sliders

House smoked pork belly, topped with slaw, bread & butter pickles and fried onion strings.

7.95 Fried Cheese Squares

Aged white cheddar with our special country coating, served warm and gooey with our double secret chipotle ranch.

8.95 Onion Rings

Sweet onions hand cut, soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried and dusted in our famous rub.

9.95 Chicken Tenders

Country fried boneless chicken tenders, tossed in your choice of sauce, or have it on the side for some real dippin fun.

9.95 Quesadillas

Fresh flour tortillas, layered with cheese, smoked chicken, pico, guacamole and sour cream.

9.95 Jethro’s Rib Taster (4 bones)

Jethro smokes them all day; then he pours on sweet bourbon glaze and serves 'em over a bed of fries.

Amazing House Smoked Meats and BBQ Sandwiches
House Smoked Meats

pulled pork, chicken, smoked sausage, pit ham (sliced or shaved), turkey (sliced or shaved), pork belly (+ $1), brisket (+ $1) (sliced or chopped)

$11.95 - $24.95 Dinners for 1

Full slab 24.95 1/2 slab 17.95 1 meat (1/2 lb) 11.95 2 meats (1/4 lb each meat =1/2 lb total) 13.95 1/2 Smoked Chicken 12.95

$25.95 Dinners for 2

Choose 4 sides - Half Slab & Two Meat Dinner 25.95

$18.95 Brisket Platter

Slow smoked sliced brisket, chopped brisket, and smoky sweet burnt ends.

$16.95 Iowa Pork Platter

Three baby back ribs, sliced pit ham and juicy pulled pork.

$18.95 Ribs and Wings Combo

Three baby back ribs and 5 wings.

$17.95 Ribs and Burnt Ends Combo

Three baby back ribs, and smoky sweet burnt ends.

$8.95 - Make it a melt 10.95 BBQ SANDWICHES

Pick one of your favorite house slow smoked meats with your choice of white bread or a freshly baked bun. It comes plain, but you can get saucy at your table.

Jethro's Biggest and Double Steak Burgers
$11.95 The BBQ Bacon Burger

*Fresh, ground Angus steak, topped with thick slab bacon, BBQ onions and mushrooms with Swiss cheese.

$11.95 The Breakfast Burger

*Fresh, ground Angus steak, grilled to perfection topped with Canadian bacon, American cheese, hollandaise sauce plus an over easy egg served on a giant English muffin. (We're talking real breakfast here)

$13.95 The Triple Bacon Bacon

*Jethro signature blend of fresh ground Angus steak and smokehouse bacon, 1/2 pound, grilled juicy. Add two slices of thick slab bacon and two slices of Canadian bacon and American cheese; we'll bring the pickles.

24.95 The World Famous Adam Emmenecker

(As seen on Man Vs. Food) Take the challenge today! The Missouri Valley Conference's "Most Valuable Player of 2008" loves this sandwich. It's big... "really big"... just like all of those "really big" shots Adam sank in the Bulldog 's magical MVC Championship Season of 2008. Start with our huge pork tenderloin, add two*Angus steak burgers, top it with slabs of Texas brisket, apple wood bacon, fried cheese and finished with buffalo chicken tenders. Smother this mountain with melted cheddar cheese and white cheddar sauce. Serve it with your choice of side. This could hurt you! A sandwich fit for the...

16.95 The Jethro

This isn't for everyone... It is porktastic. It is ginormous. We start with our famous tenderloin and add Carolina style pulled pork, house smoked pit ham and a double order of thick slab bacon. Choose your side and then go for it, but remember... we warned you.

10.95 Papa’s

*We always start with two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, grilled to perfection. Choose your favorite cheese; we'll bring the lettuce, onion, tomato and pickle.

Bacon Bacon Treats
$13.95 The Bacon Bacon Sandwich

Pork belly, bacon, BBQ sauce, sauteed onions and American cheese.

$9.95 The Ultimate BLT

Triple decker style on Texas toast with slabs and slabs of bacon, crisp lettuce, juicy tomato and creamy mayonnaise

$16.95 Southern Salmon

Fresh, Cajun blackened or seared. Comes with two sides, and a corn muffin or white bread.

$9.95 Bacon Billy Wrap

Buffalo style boneless chicken wings with creamy bacon bacon sauce, crisp lettuce, tomato and shredded cheese.

11.95 “Better Homes & Gardens” Melt

"Better Homes and Gardens" Magazine's August 2009 Issue selected this melt as their favorite BBQ dish in Des Moines. "A unique combination of Swiss and American cheeses melted on top of Carolina pulled pork and smoked turkey."

12.95 Brisket Bacon Melt

Texas brisket, bacon, Swiss cheese, sauteed mushrooms and onions on griddled rye toast with 1000 island dressing.

11.95 Texas Dip

No French spoken here! Thin sliced Texas brisket smothered with melted Swiss cheese, topped with sweet bourbon glazed onions, with a side of BBQ jus for dippin.

9.95 Pork Tenderloin

It's as big as the plate. Pounded flat, fried crispy and served on a toasted bun with onion and pickles.

12.95 The Jethro Club

Piled high with house smoked pit ham, turkey and thick slab bacon on Texas toast with Swiss and cheddar cheeses, lettuce, tomato and mayo.

12.95 Blackened Salmon Sandwich

Jasper rubs Atlantic salmon with his magical spice and blackens the 6 oz filet to perfection, dressed with lettuce, tomato, onion and tartar sauce.

Green Stuff, Soup, and Desserts
$11.95 Sally Sue Southwestern

Crisp greens, topped with smoked chicken, cheddar and Jack cheeses, black bean corn salsa, pico, guacamole, sour cream and tossed in our double secret chipotle ranch, served in a crispy taco shell.

$10.95 The Jethro’s Club Salad

Crisp greens tossed with house smoked turkey, pit ham, bacon, tomatoes, cheddar and Swiss cheeses.

6.95 Side salad. 4.50 Add salmon (+ $8.95) From the Garden

Crisp greens, tossed with your choice of dressing, tomatoes, croutons and cheese.

Single Slice 4.00 - Bucket (4 slices) 11.95 Chocolate Covered Bacon

$8.95 Buster’s Big Chocolate Cake

Buster's Big Chocolate Cake

Huge Scoop 3.00 Bacon Ice Cream

$4.00 Iowa Ice Cream Sandwich

Sweet corn cookie filled with bacon ice cream

Jethro’s World Famous Brunch - Served All Day
$11.95 The Elvis Presley Peanut Butter Bacon Banana Pancakes

Priscilla stirs in chunks of bacon and banana in her famous buttermilk batter, griddles 'em hot and piles 'em 3 high, then tops 'em with Jethro's yummy peanut butter sauce.

$9.95 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pancakes

Three of Grandma's made from scratch, large buttermilk pancakes loaded with big chunks of chocolate chip cookie dough, griddled hot and piled high.

$8.95 Buttermilk Pancakes

Three of Grandma's made from scratch, large buttermilk pancakes, griddled hot and piled high.

$9.95 *Belly Breakfast Sandwich

Pork belly, eggs (any style), and American cheese on a toasted English muffin with hashbrowns or tots.

$12.95 *Eggs Benedict

Grilled Canadian bacon on a fresh, toasted English muffin and topped with soft poached eggs and hollandaise sauce. Served with hashbrowns or tator tots

$11.95 *Create Your Own Skillet

Choose up to four of your favorite Jethro's ingredients from our list of toppers and create the ultimate skillet

$11.95 *Des Moines Skillet

Topped with slab bacon, breakfast sausage, and pit ham. Then we smother 'em with cheddar cheese.

$11.95 *Jake Skillet

Jethro's World Famous Texas brisket, pepperjack cheese, sauteed mushrooms and onions.

$11.95 *Southwest Skillet

Chorizo, shredded cheese, guacamole, sour cream and pico.

$11.95 *Triple Bacon Bacon Skillet

Bacon, Canadian Bacon, Jethro's Triple Bacon crumbles and American cheese.

$10.95 Create Your Own Omelet

Choose up to four of your favorite Jethro's ingredients from our list of toppers and create the ultimate omelet.

$11.95 Triple Bacon Bacon

Jethro's Triple Bacon crumbles with Canadian bacon, bacon and American cheese.

8.95 French Toast

Thick cut bread, hand dipped in Jethro's own vanilla cinnamon batter. Grilled and served with your choice of meat. Yummy!!!

10.95 Bulldog Omelet

Texas brisket, sauteed onions & peppers topped with aged cheddar cheese.

10.95 Denver Omelet

Pit ham, peppers and onions.

10.95 The Piglet Omelet

Pit ham, American & white cheddar cheese sauce.

9.95 Breakfast Quesadillas

Flour tortilla layered with cheese, smoked corn pico, scrambled eggs and your choice of smoked chicken, Carolina pulled pork, or hickory smoked bacon, with guacamole and sour cream.

12.95 The Cowboy Breakfast

A full half pound of our famous Texas brisket and two extra large eggs (any style), served with hashbrowns and your choice of toast.

8.95 Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast

With two extra large eggs (any style).

9.95 Papa’s Breakfast

Two extra large eggs (any style), you choose the meat & either buttermilk pancakes, or French toast.

6.95 Grandma’s Breakfast

Two extra large eggs (any style) with your favorite side of meat and your choice of toast

10.95 The Jethro Burrito

Scrambled eggs with smoked sausage, pico, guacamole and sour cream, topped with cheddar cheese sauce. Comes with hashbrowns

13.95 Game Day Breakfast

Our made from scratch biscuits and gravy, Texas style hashbrowns (that 's topped with chili and cheese) and three eggs (any style).

10.95 The Jethro Burrito

Scrambled eggs with smoked sausage, hashbrowns & smoked corn pico with guacamole & sour cream, topped with cheddar cheese sauce.