Smokey D's BBQ

1200 Locust St (12th St)
Des Moines, IA 50391
(515) 288-1000


  • Potato Casserole is 2nd to none here!
  • Smoked turkey and mac& cheese- w/ sassy sauce in both!
  • Burnt Ends and Mac and Cheese
  • Their brisket is to die for
  • Friendly staff & some good BBQ.
  • Great local Iowa BBQ - I recommend the special for lunch
  • Theres a reason Smokey Ds is winning so many awards: the barbecue is really good.
  • Now open until 7pm!
  • Put BBQ sauce on everything. Even cottage cheese, it's amazing!
  • Order ANYTHING - ye shall be satisfied! (And douse it with X-Fiery for that "tingle", yes!)
  • Biggest tenderloins I've ever seen
  • Mac and cheese is awesome.
  • The food is delicious. Wow! Make sure you try it at least once.
  • Get the Grilled Portabella Wrap...its amazing, & I'm not even vegetarian!
  • A favorite of BarBQuaus Mike Wozniak, Smokey Ds is the collaborative effort of two topranking Iowan competitive barbecue teams, Darren and Sherry Warth and Shad and Angie Kirton. All three outpos
  • Get the mac and cheese it's so good!!!
  • Best potato salad I've ever had. Sorry Grandma.
  • Awesome BBQ!! Try the potato casserole. I could eat a gallon of it!! Great smoked meats.
  • I don't normally like potato salad, but theirs is the best. And the smoked turkey club is a must try!
  • The smokey d's special is the way to go!

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1330 Grand Avenue (13th Street & Grand Avenue)
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1230 Locust St (13th street)