Big Al’s BBQ

True Southern Style BBQ Right Here In Des Moines, Iowa.
Since Big Al’s opened in 2012, we’ve literally been SMOKING expectations in the Des Moines, Iowa BBQ scene. The secret to Big Al’s success?

  • Southern Style BBQ
  • Inviting Atmosphere
  • You – Our Customer – is Our Top Priority
  • And #1 Rated Burgers (Yes, you read that right!)

Big Al’s BBQ began with a dream. A smoker. And a deep love of Southern Style BBQ.
We are a family-run, independent restaurant offering high-quality smoked BBQ and homemade sides, in a fun and relaxed environment. We offer a great place to meet, eat and shoot the breeze for lunch or dinner – or cheer on your favorite team during the big game. So please come on in, grab a table, dig into some BBQ (or those #1 Rated Burgers), and enjoy yourselves!

  • 1615 Southwest Main Street, Ankeny, Iowa 50023
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