Fixins First
10 wings 10.95 | 20 wings 19.95 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.

Half lb 10.95 Buster’s Shrimp

Flash fried sweet shrimp, buffalo style are Jethro's favorite. Be like Jethro or pick your favorite from our house made sauces.

7.95 Bayou Pickle Chips

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

8.95 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.

8.95 Chicken Tenders

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

10.95 Smoked Chicken Nachos

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

8.95 Quesadillas

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

11.95 Waffle Fry Nachos

Just like our Original Nachos, but we substitute waffle fries, smothered with white cheddar sauce and shredded cheeses, topped with house smoked chicken and finished with black bean corn salsa, fresh jalapenos, 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
$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 - $27.95 Dinners for 2

Choose 4 sides - Half Slab & Two Meat Dinner 25.95, World Famous Combo for Two 27.95

$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.

$17.95 Ribs and Wings Combo

Three baby back ribs and 5 wings.

$16.95 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.

24.95 Jethro’s World Famous Combo

Three baby back ribs, 5 slow smoked wings, smoky sweet burnt ends and Jethro's boneless wings.

Jethro's Biggest and Double Steak Burgers
24.95 The World Famous Adam Emmenecker

(As seen on Man Vs. Food) Take the challenge today! The Missouri Valley Conference's "Most Valuable...

16.95 The Jethro

This isn't for everyone... It is porktastic. It is ginormous. We start with our famous...

10.95 Papa’s

*We always start with two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, grilled to perfection. Choose your...

13.95 Triple Billy Bacon Burger

*Three fresh, ground Angus steak patties, layered with bacon, American cheese and Jethro's secret sauce.

12.95 Angry Burger

*Two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, dredged in cajun spices with pepperjack cheese, fresh jalapenos...

13.95 Western BBQ Burger

*Two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, BBQ glazed pork belly and cheddar cheese, topped with...

11.95 Mushroom Gouda Burger

*Two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, topped with sauteed mushrooms and onions, gouda cheese and...

Sandwiches and Melts
11.95 “Better Homes & Gardens” Melt

"Better Homes and Gardens" Magazine's August 2009 Issue selected this melt as their favorite BBQ...

11.95 Turkey Gouda Melt

Slow smoked turkey, served on grilled rye with melted gouda cheese and slaw.

13.95 The Des Moines Melt

Triple decker of pit smoked ham, pork belly, bacon, and Jethro's secret sauce. Served on...

11.95 Brisket Bacon Melt

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

11.95 Texas Dip

No French spoken here! Thin sliced Texas brisket smothered with melted Swiss cheese, topped with...

10.95 Crispy Chicken

Coated in Jethro's secret breading and served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, creamy...

10.95 Roscoe’s Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Buffalo boneless wings, crisp lettuce, tomatoes and blue cheese or ranch dressing all wrapped up...

11.95 Nashville Hot Chicken

Fried crispy and tossed in Nashville style hot sauce. Served on a toasted bun with...

9.95 Pork Tenderloin

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

12.95 Blackened Salmon Po Boy

Jasper rubs Atlantic salmon with his magical spice and blackens the 6 oz filet to...

11.95 Fried Shrimp Po Boy

Buster's shrimp, flash fried crispy, dressed with lettuce, tomato and remoulade.

12.95 The Jethro Club

Piled high with house smoked pit ham, turkey and thick slab bacon on Texas toast...

Lakehouse Favorites
$15.95 CAJUN SAMPLER PLATTER

Includes all three of Jasper's Cajun Creole Creations and one corn muffin.

$11.95 (Add smoked shrimp $4) Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

A Cajun classic. Start with dark roux and vegetables. Jasper adds a heapin' helpin' of...

$14.95 Smokehouse Jambalaya

Jasper starts with fresh vegetables and ripe plum tomatoes, slowly simmers them with Jethro's slow...

$10.95 Red Beans and Rice

A Louisiana tradition! Our pot of red beans spends all day simmerin' on the stove...

16.95 Atlantic Salmon

Cajun blackened. Comes with 2 sides, a corn muffin or white bread.

13.95n (Add smoked shrimp $4) Jasper’s Creole Pasta

Jethro's famous andouille sausage with smoked chicken tossed with pig tail pasta springs and plum...

13.95 Smoke House Mac-a-Noodle and Cheese

Jethro starts with Wisconsin white cheddar, adds sharp cheddar, colby jack and parmesan. Then he...

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,...

$11.95 Becky Sue’s Crispy BBQ Chicken

Crisp greens, tossed with tangy honey mustard dressing, topped with our country fried chicken tenders...

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.

$5.95 Jake’s Spicy BBQ Steak Chili

Large bites of aged steak and smoked beans make this chili uniquely Jethro's. Topped with...

$5.95 Gramma’s Gumbo

Smoked chicken and sausage... this stuff is good! (No road kill in it!)

$8.95 Buster’s Big Chocolate Cake

Buster’s Big Chocolate Cake

$5.95 Wilma’s Fried Apple Pie (with ice cream)

Brunch
7.95 Buttermilk Pancakes

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

7.95 French Toast

Thick cut bread, hand dipped in Jethro's own vanilla cinnamon batter. Grilled and served...

10.95 Bulldog Omelet

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

10.95 The Big Texan Omelet

Texas brisket, sauteed mushrooms & hashbrowns topped with Swiss cheese.

9.95 Anna Kay Omelet

Sauteed mushrooms, roasted red peppers, topped with Swiss cheese.

9.95 Chicken Philly Omelet

House smoked chicken, sauteed peppers and onions, smothered in white cheddar cheese sauce.

9.95 Denver Omelet

Pit ham, peppers and onions.

9.95 Cajun Omelet

Smoked corn pico, tomatoes, green peppers, andouille sausage, topped with pepper

9.95 The Piglet Omelet

Pit ham, American & white cheddar cheese sauce.

9.95 The Chicklet Omelet

House smoked chicken, American & white cheddar cheese sauce.

9.95 Breakfast Quesadillas

Flour tortilla layered with cheese, smoked corn pico, scrambled eggs and your choice of smoked...

8.95 The Earl of Egg Sandwiches

Two extra large eggs (any style) with your choice of pit ham, slab bacon or...

12.95 The Cowboy Breakfast

A full half pound of our famous Texas brisket and two extra large eggs (any style),...

7.95 Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast

With two extra large eggs (any style).

8.95 Papa’s Breakfast

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

6.95 Grandma’s Breakfast

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

10.95 The Jethro Burrito

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

14.95 The Jethro Breakfast

Start with our ginormous tenderloin, top it with hashbrowns, three extra large eggs scrambled with...

10.95 Spike’s Breakfast Nachos

Best in Des Moines! Crispy waffle fries smothered with cheese sauce, topped with three extra...

12.95 Game Day Breakfast

Our made from scratch biscuits and gravy, Texas style hashbrowns (that 's topped with chili...

19.95 THE OINK… We dare you!!!

SIXTEEN extra large eggs, folded with a full pound of Jethro's house smoked pit ham...

10.95 Des Moines Hash

Our crispy hashbrowns topped with slab bacon, breakfast sausage, and pit ham. Then we...

10.95 Jake Hash

We load Jethro's World Famous Texas brisket, pepperjack cheese, sauteed mushrooms and onions on top...

9.95 Cindy Sue Hash

Cindy loves her crispy hashbrowns topped with sauteed peppers, onions, mushrooms and Swiss cheese.

9.95 Jasper’s Hash

Like a true Cajun, Jasper smothers his crispy hashbrowns with sauteed

10.95 The Jethro Burrito

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

9.95 Carolina

Carolina style pulled pork, breakfast sausage and bacon.