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Jethro's BBQ LakeHouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
1425 SW Vintage Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023-7149
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1425 SW Vintage Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023-7149
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of great BBQ here in a fantastic, family friendly atmosphere. Wait staff is nice and you get plenty of hot tasty food

Thank alg77
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Our Guys love eating here. Something for everyone. If you are looking for a quiet place this is not it. BUT if you are looking for a family friendly environment Jethro's is your spot.

Thank Tamy1111
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit and both the food and service were great both times. Tonight Sam suggested the BBQ Sandwich which I had in pork with onion rings and my wife had the brisket with baked beans. Guinness on tap to enjoy the 1st...More

Thank WashingrtonAl
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My son insisted we go here the food is amazing we definitely loved it I had the tenderloin sandwich it was amazing . My son had barbecue sandwich looked amazing . When I visit ankeny again I will definitely have dinner here again.

Thank 209diannac
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Jethro’s for the first time and my son ordered Mac-n-cheese and while eating it we found melted plastic in the dish. They were very nice and brought him another. At the end of our meal, one of our take home boxes had a...More

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant with friendly staff. Drinks were always full. Attempted the Man vs Food challenge the “Jethro’s Biggest”. Wow lots of food! BBQ was good with lots of other options on menu.

Thank jah3560010
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Best food. Best service. Just go! I wish we lived closer because it was amazing. I will definitely come again!

Thank Safari498723
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My son and I had supper and really enjoyed it. We ordered from their Cajun offerings on the menu. The Cajun offerings were limited but excellent ! A bit pricey for serving size but very tasty !

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We visit our son out in Ankney a couple times a year. We always make Jethro’s is a must stop destination. The food was all fantastic. I personally have the smoky chicken nachos, also fantastic. Highly recommend this restaurant to all traveling through Iowa.

Thank Tom32sparta
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We needed a place to eat before a concert near by on a Friday evening. We arrived at 6 pm before the 7 pm concert—-had plenty of time. we told our waiter ahead of time that we needed to be done quickly, and was given...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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: 1425 SW Vintage Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023-7149
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-289-4444
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