Downhome Downtown


200 10th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309 Map It
515.257.4744 Call us to set up a reservation Order from Grub Hub
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11:30 AM - 7:30 PM



Carryout and Delivery only

Deviled Eggs
Hardboiled eggs filled with whipped yolks and topped with paprika and pecan-smoked bacon. 6.99

Bubba Salad 
Mixed greens with tomato, cucumber, red onion, buttermilk vinaigrette and corn bread croutons. SM 6.25 / LG 10.50

Southwestern Cobb Salad
Choice of blackened or buttermilk fried chicken over mixed greens with bacon, black beans, avocado, tomato, deviled eggs, cheddar cheese and pimento ranch dressing. 13.99

Add to any salad:
Buttermilk Chicken Tenders +5
Cajun-charred Gulf Shrimp +6
Cornmeal Breaded Catfish +5
Blackened Chicken +5
Grilled Salmon +8
Herb-marinated Grilled Chicken +5

served with choice of side
Meatloaf Sandwich 
House-blend of beef, pork and bacon, smothered in BBQ sauce, with fried onion strings; open faced on Texas toast. 10.99

Fried Chicken Sandwich 
Topped with Bubba’s remoulade, tomato, lettuce and bread-and-butter pickles. Served on South Union Bakery brioche. 10.99
Make it Hot for $1
Big Willy Style for $3

Chicken & Bacon Wrap 
Choice of blackened or crispy fried chicken, with bacon, lettuce tomato, onion, pimento cheese and Bubba remoulade wrapped in a grilled tortilla. 10.99

Bubba Burger 
Topped with pimento cheese, pecan-smoked bacon, red onion, shredded lettuce, and bread-and-butter pickles. Served on a South Union Bakery brioche bun. 13.99

Vegan Black Bean & Quinoa Burger 
Spiced black bean-quinoa burger with guacamole, lettuce, tomato and red onion on ciabatta. 13.99
Add Vegan Pepper Jack Cheese for $1

Buttermilk Fried Chicken 
Certified organic chicken that is brined, breaded, seasoned and fried to order. Served with bread-and-butter pickles, roasted garlic & buttermilk mashed potatoes and a choice of two sides.
Two-piece dark: thigh & drum 15.99
Two-Piece white: breast & wing 17.99
Three-piece: breast, thigh, drum 21.99
Half-bird: breast, thigh, drum, wing 23.99
Make it Hot +1
Country Gravy +1

Chicken Fried Steak 
Certified Angus Beef top sirloin fried and smothered in peppered country gravy. Served with roasted garlic and buttermilk mashed potatoes, and smokey bacon green beans. 23.99

Shrimp & Grits 
Cajun-charred gulf shrimp, Anson Mills white cheddar grits, collard greens, grilled squash, bell pepper, onion and chili oil. 22.50

BBQ Meatloaf 
House-blend of beef, pork and bacon, smothered in house-made bbq sauce, with seasonal roasted vegetables and roasted garlic & buttermilk mashed potatoes. 17.50

Pimento Mac & Cheese 
Corkscrew pasta mixed with our house-made pimento cheese sauce and topped with toasted breadcrumbs and white cheddar cheese. 13.99
Add Cajun crawfish for $6.

Roasted Garlic and Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes 
Smoky Bacon Green Beans 
Pimento Mac & Cheese 
Parmesan, Black Pepper & Sea Salt French Fries 
White Cheddar Grits 
Bubba Salad 

BEVERAGES TO GO (carryout only)
Domestic Beers / 4 ea
Bud Light
Coors Light
Michelob Ultra
Miller Light

Craft & Imported Beers / 5 ea
Bell’s Two Hearted Ale
Blue Moon
No Coast Make Wave Amber Ale
No Coast Trend Bucker Stout
Stella Artois
Toppling Goliath Pseudo Sue

Wines / 18 btl
A to Z Pinot Gris
Imagery Sauvignon Blanc
Sea Sun Chardonnay
La Vielle Ferme Rose
Tribute Cabernet
Amalaya Malbec
Two Birds, One Stone Red Blend
Proa Brut Cava

Maker’s Mark Private Select / 70 btl
Bubba hand-picked a custom blend of wood staves to finish this unique bourbon. It was aged in the Maker’s Mark Limestone Cellar before heading to Des Moines.
Nose: French oak, vanilla, cedar
Taste: Anise, white pepper
Finish: Long with spice

The Story

Bubba started with a belief in good food in a great atmosphere. Find out how a nickname, a lifelong passion for comfort food and two good ol’ boys made Southern hospitality a reality up North.

Learn more about Bubba