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Jethro n' Jake's Smokehouse Steaks

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
2601 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9592
+1 515-957-9727
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“wings” (37 reviews)
“waffle fries” (9 reviews)
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9:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2601 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9592
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the nearby Super 8 and really craving BBQ, we ordered from Jethro's. After a short walk and short wait, I was able to pick up our order and bring it back to the hotel. A rib taster appetizer was plenty big enough for...More

Thank ReadRibbet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This BBQ joint is busy every time we have driven by. That's a good sign. We ordered the meal for two and chose sausage, pulled pork and ribs. The ribs were so good! Wonderfully tender, fall-off-the-bones meat. The sausage was way over cooked, dried out,...More

1  Thank Diana P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A co-worker and I were surprised at how busy Jetho’s was at 5:30pm on a Tues until our server told us that the special was bacon-wrapped ribs. (She described them as wrapped in bacon before the smoking process and then briefly deep fried just before...More

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Ordered the pit-ham sandwich. There was one small, thin slice of ham on a bun. I would expect more meat on a kid’s meal. My daughter ordered the kids BBQ pork sandwich. Half of it was big chunks of fat. She was so grossed out...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had lunch and the restaurant was very busy due to youth basketball and wrestling tournaments in town. Very busy bt the service was impressive and the food arrived hot and quickly. The BBQ was off the charts good according to my companion. I had...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Prices are pretty normal for BBQ, paid $20 for a full rack after tax. Sometimes the bone would just pull out. They have a decent menu with sandwiches and other BBQ restaurant items. This location has a good amount of tables and a bar. Good...More

Thank tommissimo
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We had very attentive service for a party of 25. The meals were all perfectly cooked for each of us which is no easy task when the restaurant was packed full with a wait. It would have been easy to hurry dishes along but the...More

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Had some out of town guests and they wanted to go to jethros and have the pulled pork sandwich. The rest had boneless wings and shared an onion ring. The wings were just so so but the pulled pork was a hit

Thank StevenSteenhoek
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to get good food. Not the cheapest but awsome food. The staff was friendly also. Don't even try the food challenge though.

Thank noproblemman2013
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Our party of 8 was seated quickly even though it was busy. Service wasn't bad. The food was very good. We looked at the website to try to order and it was very confusing and looked nothing like the actual menu.

Thank Melissa R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-9592
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-957-9727
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