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.
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.
Pork Belly Sliders
House smoked pork belly, topped with slaw, bread & butter pickles and fried onion strings.
Fried Cheese Squares
Aged white cheddar with our special country coating, served warm and gooey with our double secret chipotle ranch.
Sweet onions hand cut, soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried and dusted in our famous rub.
Country fried boneless chicken tenders, tossed in your choice of sauce, or have it on the side for some real dippin fun.
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.
Fresh flour tortillas, layered with cheese, smoked chicken, pico, guacamole and sour cream.
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.
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)
Three baby back ribs, sliced pit ham and juicy pulled pork.
Ribs and Wings Combo
Three baby back ribs and 5 wings.
Ribs and Burnt Ends Combo
Three baby back ribs, and smoky sweet burnt ends.
$8.95 - Make it a melt 10.95
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
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...
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.
*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.
Triple Billy Bacon Burger
*Three fresh, ground Angus steak patties, layered with bacon, American cheese and Jethro's secret sauce.
*Two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, dredged in cajun spices with pepperjack cheese, fresh jalapenos and 3 pepper angry sauce.
Western BBQ Burger
*Two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, BBQ glazed pork belly and cheddar cheese, topped with crispy onion strings.
Mushroom Gouda Burger
*Two fresh, ground Angus steak patties, topped with sauteed mushrooms and onions, gouda cheese and Jethro's secret sauce.
Sandwiches and Melts
The Big 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.
“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."
Turkey Gouda Melt
Slow smoked turkey, served on grilled rye with melted gouda cheese and slaw.
The Des Moines Melt
Triple decker of pit smoked ham, pork belly, bacon, and Jethro's secret sauce. Served on grilled Texas toast with melted gouda and American cheese.
Brisket Bacon Melt
Texas brisket, bacon, Swiss cheese, sauteed mushrooms and onions on griddled rye toast with 1000 island dressing.
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.
Coated in Jethro's secret breading and served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, creamy mayo and bread & butter pickle.
Roscoe’s Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Buffalo boneless wings, crisp lettuce, tomatoes and blue cheese or ranch dressing all wrapped up in a fresh flour tortilla.
It's as big as the plate. Pounded flat, fried crispy and served on a toasted bun with onion and pickles.
Jethro's Chargrilled Steaks, Chops and Prime Rib
Beer Battered Catfish
Fresh from the creek, not the Skunk River. Two large beer battered filets fried crispy. Served with tartar sauce, lemons, choice of 2 sides and a corn muffin or white bread.
Fresh Atlantic Salmon
Hand cut and chargrilled. Comes with 2 sides, a corn muffin or white bread.
The texture and taste of this meat is Jethro's flavorite.
Bacon Wrapped Filet
The most tender, juice 'n smoky steak you will ever find...cut it with your fork...
Stuffed Pork Chop
This thick, double-cut chop is pulled off the campfire and then stuffed with Jethro's secret, rich, country style dressing and smothered in gravy.
State Fair Pork Chop 12oz.
This is the same "Pork Chop on a Stick" that you will find next to the Ye Old Mill at the Iowa State Fair. Tender, succulent, juicy center cut pork chop, grilled and basted with our BBQ glaze.
12 oz. 19.95-20 oz. 25.95
PRIME RIB (Fridays & Saturdays after 4)
Smoked to perfection and cut to your selection. You choose the temperature and Jethro promises you will be happy with his "Amazing Slow Smoked Prime Rib".
This is the tastiest, the juiciest, the most flavorful steak Jethro can fix ya. He cuts it by the pound.
Green Stuff, Soup, and Desserts
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.
Becky Sue’s Crispy BBQ Chicken
Crisp greens, tossed with tangy honey mustard dressing, topped with our country fried chicken tenders coated in our Jethro's BBQ sauce, tomatoes, onions and shredded cheese.
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.