Claxon's Smokehouse and Grill

Claxon's Smokehouse and Grill

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In a Nutshell

Barbecue joint lauded by “Metromix” hand-rubs baby-back ribs and smokes their world-expo-champion pork loin over hickory and oak woods

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Promotional value expires Mar 31, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in Only. Must purchase a food item. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Valid for Dine in,Carry out. or Drive thru. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $38 for $60 worth of barbecue

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Claxon’s Smokehouse and Grill

Metromix ranked Claxon’s Smokehouse and Grill as one of the five best barbecue spots in Des Moines—but that’s just the start. More than a decade's worth of accolades trail behind the restaurant like drops of warm barbecue sauce, leading all the way back to 2002, when a perfectly cooked pork loin nabbed the eatery first place at the World Pork Expo. Today, grill maestros Adam, Andy, and Ronald helm the kitchen, hand-rubbing turkey, chicken, and baby-back ribs in their signature black gold rub before slow-smoking each succulent cut over hickory, oak, and smoldering cook books. Claxon's open dining room, complete with a mammoth stacked-stone fireplace, surrounds guests as they tear into ham, sausage, and tender brisket. Modern lights hang above the full bar, casting plates of pan-seared shrimp and fried pub pickles in a tobasco-colored glow, while umbrellas shield diners from the sun and rain on the outdoor patio.

Customer Reviews

Fantastic food!
Alicia M. · 21 hours ago
Great atmosphere, great food, great staff!
Michael · a day ago
Best BBQ in the Des Moines area!
DS C. · 2 days ago
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    Claxon's Smokehouse and Grill

    3131 8th St SW

    Altoona, IA 50009

    +15159677979

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