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Jethro's BBQ Menu and Delivery in Ames IA, 50010
  • Jethro's BBQ

  • American, BBQ, Sandwiches
  • 1301 Buckeye Ave Ames IA, 50010
    - (5) EatStreet Rating
  • Hours 11:00am - 9:00pm
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    ETA 45 min
  • Delivery Minimum None
  • Delivery Cost Free Delivery
  • Popular Items
  • 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.
  • BBQ Dinner Comes with 2 Sides.
  • BBQ Sandwich Pick one of your favorite house slow cooked meats with your choice of white bread or a freshly baked bun. It comes plain, but you can get saucy at your table.
  • Pork Tenderloin It's as big as the plate. Pounded flat, fried crispy and served on a toasted bun with onion and pickles.
  • Appetizers
  • 10 Wings Hard wood smoked, fried to a crispy finish, tossed in your choice of sauces with a blue cheese or ranch dressing.
  • 20 Wings Hard wood smoked, fried to a crispy finish, tossed in your choice of sauces with a blue cheese or ranch dressing.
  • 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 Heapin' helpin' of thin sliced pickle chips soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried crispy and served with chipotle ranch for some real dippin fun.
  • Fried Cheese Squares Aged white chedder with our special country coating, served warm and gooey with our double secret chipotle ranch.
  • Chicken Tenders Country fried boneless chicken tenders, tossed in your choice of sauce, or have it on the side for some real dippin fun.
  • Quesadillas Fresh tortillas, layered with cheese, smoked chicken, pico, guacamole and sour cream.
  • Jethro's Rib Taster (4 Bones) Jethro smokes them all day; then he pours on sweet bourbon and serves 'em over a bed of fries
  • Texas Bacon Burger Sliders House brisket burgers, topped with Texas bacon, American cheese and secret sauce.
  • Onion Rings Sweet onions hand cut, soaked in buttermilk, lightly breaded, flash fried and dusted in our famous rub.
  • Smoked Chicken Nachos Fresh fried corn chips dusted with secret spice smothered with white cheddar sauce and shredded cheeses, topped with house smoke chicken and finished with black bean corn salsa, fresh jalapenos, 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 your choice of meat and finished with black bean corn salsa, fresh jalapenos, pico, guacamole and sour cream.
  • Soups & Salads
  • Sally Sue Southwestern Crisp greens, topped with your choice of meat, cheddar and Jack cheeses, black been corn salsa, pico, guacamole, sour cream and tossed in our double secret chipotle ranch, served in a crispy taco shell.
  • Becky Sue BBQ Chicken Salad Crisp greens, tossed with tangy honey mustard dressing, topped with out country fried chicken coated in our Jethro's BBQ sauce, tomatoes, onions and shredded cheese.
  • Garden Salad Crisp greens, tossed with your choice of dressing, tomatoes, croutons and cheese.
  • Jake's Spicy BBQ Steak Chili - Bowl Large bites of aged steak and smoked beans make this chili uniquely Jethro's. Topped with cheese, sour cream and fresh jalapenos.
  • Gramma's Potato Chowder- Bowl Thick and creamy topped with sour cream, cheddar cheese and a slice of bacon
  • Sandwiches
  • The Emmenecker 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.
  • The Jethro Chosen as Food Network's favorite bacon bite and featured on Discovery Channel's United States of Bacon. 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.
  • BBQ Sandwich Pick one of your favorite house slow cooked meats with your choice of white bread or a freshly baked bun. It comes plain, but you can get saucy at your table.
  • BBQ Melt Pick one of your favorite house slow cooked meats on grilled Texas toast. It comes plain, but you can get saucy at your table.
  • Boss Hog Pulled pork tossed in Jethro?s Secret BBQ sauce with Texas bacon, crispy onion strings and pepper jack cheese on a freshly baked bun.
  • Boss Chicken Pulled chicken tossed in Jethro?s Secret BBQ sauce with bacon, crispy onion strings and cheddar cheese on a freshly baked bun.
  • 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."
  • Des Moines Melt Triple decker of pit smoked ham, pork belly, and bacon. 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Pork Tenderloin It's as big as the plate. Pounded flat, fried crispy and served on a toasted bun with onion and pickles.
  • The Big Club Piled high with house smoked pit ham, turkey and thick slab bacon on Swiss and cheddar cheeses, lettuce, tomato and mayo.
  • Crispy Chicken Coated in Jethro's secret breading and served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, creamy mayo and bread & butter pickles.
  • Big Clucker Chicken breast coated in Jethro?s secret breading and tossed with buffalo sauce, topped with blue cheese and bacon. Served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato and bread & butter pickles.
  • Burgers
  • 1/2 Pound Angus steak burger, sourced locally with choice of side.

  • Papa's Burger *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.
  • Double Up Burger A fresh ground 1/2 pound Angus steak patty, topped with chopped Texas brisket, sauteed mushrooms and onions, melted cheddar cheese and cheese sauce.
  • Bacon Grilled Cheese *A fresh ground 1/2 pound Angus steak patty, with three strips of bacon and American cheese with yummy garlic parmesan Texas toast.
  • BBQ Burger A fresh ground 1/2 pound Angus steak patty, topped with pulled pork tossed in Jethro?s Secret BBQ sauce, pepper jack cheese and crispy onion strings on a freshly baked bun.
  • Dinner
  • No Australian or Texan spoken here. These steaks are corn fed, Iowa raised, USDA Choice meat, chargrilled to perfection in our Jethro's fire machine. The heat sears in the juices and flavors. All of our steaks are seasoned with black pepper and salt. Comes with 2 sides and a corn muffin or white bread.

  • Ribeye 16oz. This is the tastiest, the juiciest, the most flavorful steak Jethro can fix ya. He cuts it by the pound.
  • Sirloin 12oz. The texture and tase of this meat is Jethro's favorite.
  • State Fair Porkchops One 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.
  • Stuffed Pork Chop This thick chop is pulled off the campfire and then stuffed with Jethro's secret, rich, country style dressing and smothered in gravy.
  • Fresh Atlantic Salmon Hand cut and chargrilled. Comes with 2 sides and a corn muffin or white bread.
  • Beer Battered Catfish Fresh from the creek, not the Skunk river. Two large beer battered filets fried crispy. Served with tartar sauce and lemon.
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