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    Jethro’s BBQ n’ LakeHouse
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    Jethro’s BBQ n’ LakeHouse

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    Location and hours

    Every Day
    11:00 AM - 07:30 PM
    ¢ • BBQ • American • Burgers

    1425 Sw Vintage Parkway, Ankeny, IA 50023 • More


    • Picked for you

      • Bubbas Boneless Wings

        Tender white meat chicken soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, and flash fried to a crispy finish.
        $13.69
      • Two Meats Dinner for One

        One fourth lb meat.
        $19.94
      • Half Slab Baby Back Ribs and Two Meat Dinner for Two

        Half slab of baby back ribs and choice of two meats. Served with four sides.
        $37.44
      • Roscoes Buffalo Chicken Wrap

        Buffalo boneless wings, crisp lettuce, tomatoes, and blue cheese or ranch dressing all wrapped up in a fresh flour tortilla.
        $17.44
      • BBQ Sandwich

        Pick one of your favorite house slow smoked meats with your choice of white bread or a freshly baked bun.
        $13.69
    • Fixins First

      • Amazing Slow Smoked Wings

        Hard wood smoked and fried to a crispy finish.
        $19.94
      • Bubbas Boneless Wings

        Tender white meat chicken soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, and flash fried to a crispy finish.
        $13.69
      • Busters Shrimp

        Flash fried sweet shrimp, buffalo style are Jethros favorite or one of our sauces.
        $18.69
      • Bayou Pickle Chips

        Thin sliced pickle chips soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried crispy, and served with chipotle ranch for some real dippin fun.
        $11.88
      • Fried Cheese Squares

        Aged white cheddar with our special country coating, served warm and gooey with our double secret chipotle ranch.
        $13.69
      • Onion Rings

        Sweet onions hand cut, soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried, and dusted in our famous rub.
        $13.69
      • Chicken Tenders

        Country fried chicken tenders, tossed in your choice of sauce, and or have it on the side for some real dippin fun.
        $17.44
      • 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.
        $16.88
      • Quesadillas

        Fresh flour tortillas, layered with cheese and smoked chicken, with pico, guacamole and sour cream.
        $16.19
      • Waffle Fry Nachos

        Smoked Chicken 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.
        $18.13
      • Jethros Rib Taster (Four Bones)

        Sweet bourbon glaze and serves with fries.
        $16.19
    • Soup

      • Jakes Spicy BBQ Steak Chili

        Large bites of aged steak and smoked beans make this chili uniquely Jethros. Topped with cheese, sour cream, and fresh jalapenos.
        $8.69
      • Grammas Gumbo

        Smoked chicken and sausage.
        $8.69
    • Amazing House Smoked Meats

      • One Meat Dinner for One

        Half lb meat.
        $18.69
      • Two Meats Dinner for One

        One fourth lb meat.
        $19.94
      • Half Slab Baby Back Ribs Dinner for One

        $24.94
      • Full Slab Baby Ribs Dinner for One

        $34.94
      • Half Slab Baby Back Ribs and Two Meat Dinner for Two

        Half slab of baby back ribs and choice of two meats. Served with four sides.
        $37.44
      • Brisket Platter

        Slow smoked sliced brisket, chopped brisket, and smoky sweet burnt ends.
        $28.69
      • Ribs and Wings Combo

        Three baby back ribs and five wings.
        $33.69
      • Ribs and Burnt Ends Combo

        Three baby back ribs and smoky sweet burnt ends.
        $34.94
      • Iowa Platter

        Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Bourbon Bacon, Jalapeno Sausage.
        $34.94
    • BBQ Sandwiches

      • BBQ Sandwich

        Pick one of your favorite house slow smoked meats with your choice of white bread or a freshly baked bun.
        $13.69
      • Boss Hog

        Pulled pork tossed in Jethros Secret BBQ sauce with Texas bacon, crispy onion strings, and pepper jack cheese on a freshly baked bun.
        $16.88
      • Boss Chicken

        Pulled chicken tossed in Jethros Secret BBQ sauce with bacon, crispy onion strings, and cheddar cheese on a freshly baked bun.
        $16.88
      • BBQ Melt

        $16.19
    • Jethros Biggest

      • The World Famous Adam Emmenecker

        Start with our huge pork tenderloin, add an Angus steak burger, top it with slabs of Texas brisket, applewood bacon, fried cheese and finished with Buffalo chicken tenders. Smother this mountain with melted cheddar cheese and white cheddar sauce. Served with your choice of side.
        $34.94
      • The Jethro

        Served with choice of side. We start with our famous tenderloin and add Carolina style pulled pork, house smoked pit ham and a double order of thick slab bacon. Includes your choice of side.
        $23.69
    • Iowa Premium Beef Thick Burgers

      • Papas Burger

        We always start with a fresh ground half pound Angus steak patty, grilled to perfection. Choose your favorite cheese, we will bring the lettuce, onion, tomato, and pickle.
        $16.88
      • Bacon Grilled Cheese Burger

        A fresh ground half pound Angus steak patty, with three strips of bacon and American cheese with yummy garlic Parmesan Texas toast.
        $19.38
      • BBQ Burger

        A fresh ground half pound Angus steak patty, topped with pulled pork tossed in Jethros Secret BBQ sauce, and pepper jack cheese and crispy onion strings on a freshly baked bun.
        $18.13
    • The Melts

      • Better Homes and 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.”
        $17.44
      • The Des Moines Melt

        Triple decker of pit smoked ham, pork belly, and bacon. Served on grilled Texas toast with melted cheddar and American cheese.
        $19.38
      • Brisket Bacon Melt

        Texas brisket, bacon, Swiss cheese, sauteed mushrooms, and onions on griddled rye toast with 1000 island dressing.
        $18.69
    • Sandwiches and Vittles

      • Texas Dip

        No French spoken here. Chopped Texas brisket, smothered with melted Swiss cheese, topped with sweet bourbon glazed onions, with a side of BBQ jus for dippin’.
        $17.44
      • Roscoes Buffalo Chicken Wrap

        Buffalo boneless wings, crisp lettuce, tomatoes, and blue cheese or ranch dressing all wrapped up in a fresh flour tortilla.
        $17.44
      • The Big Club

        Piled high with smoked pit ham, hickory smoked turkey, and thick slab bacon on Texas toast with Swiss and cheddar cheeses, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise.
        $18.69
      • Pork Tenderloin

        Its as big as the plate! Pounded flat, fried crispy, and served on a toasted bun with onion and pickles.
        $16.19
    • Jessie Bobs Cajun Favorites

      • Cajun Sampler Platter

        Includes all three of jessie bobs cajun creole creations and one corn muffin.
        $23.69
      • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

        A cajun classic. Start with dark roux and vegetables. Jessie bob adds andouille sausage and smoked chicken and pile of steaming white nice rice, and a corn bread muffin.
        $18.69
      • Smoke House Jambalaya

        Jessie bob starts with fresh vegetables and ripe plum tomatoes, slowly simmers them with jethros slow smoked gulf shrimp, chicken sausage, and white nice rice to make this creole casserole. Served with a corn bread muffin.
        $22.44
      • Red Beans and Rice

        Our pot of red beans spends all day simmerin on the stove with jethros smoked andouille sausage, pit ham, thick cut bacon and jessie bobs herbs and spices. When the beans are tender and creamy, and we ladle them over a pile of steamed white nice rice.
        $17.44
      • Atlantic Salmon

        Cajun blackened. Comes with two sides and a corn muffin or white bread.
        $24.94
      • Jessie Bobs Creole Pasta

        Jethros famous andouille sausage with smoked chicken tossed with pig tail pasta springs, and plum tomatoes, smothered with jessie bobs creole cream sauce, and topped with parmesan cheese.
        $22.44
      • Smoke House Macoroni and Noodle Cheese

        Jethro starts with Wisconsin white cheddar, adds sharp cheddar, colby jack and parmesan. Then he tosses in hickory smoked bacon, cherrywood smoked pit ham, and sprinkles Shake n Bake crumbs to create the ultimate pasta treat.
        $22.44
    • Green Stuff

      • 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.
        $18.69
      • Becky Sues Crispy BBQ Chicken

        Crisp greens, tossed with tangy honey mustard dressing, topped with our country fried boneless chicken coated in our Jethros BBQ sauce, tomatoes, onions, and shredded cheese.
        $18.69
      • From the Garden

        Crisp greens, tossed with your choice of dressing, tomatoes, croutons, and cheese.
        $8.69
    • Homemade Dessert

      • Busters Big Chocolate Cake

        Layers of fudgey and gooey delight.
        $11.19
      • Wilmas Fried Apple Pie

        With vanilla ice cream.
        $7.44