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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

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3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
+1 913-722-3366
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Lawrence, Kansas
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941 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que is a great place to enjoy good local barbecue. It is easy to get to and the food is good as is the service.

Thank buffalojim67
Killeen, Texas
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152 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent Brisket!! the pulled pork was good and so was the spicy cold slaw. I will eat here again! Wish I had of got the special Burn ends they looked good?

Thank robert k
Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Inside of a gas station but worth the stop! It was so delicious! We had the Z-Man sandwich, the brisket, and pulled pork! Gotta try it!

Thank 1199LoveToTravel9911
Fenton, Missouri
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164 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting KC this past weekend to see our son and the Mecum car auction, while many other tourists were there for NCAA tournament play. After a pleasant Happy Hour in the Plaza, we headed to his place and all agreed we need a "snack" for dinner. We opted for a standby, Joe's BBQ nearby. We called in and... More 

Thank Jim M
Kansas City, Kansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't let anybody tell you that this is not great barbecue in Kansas City I would rate it a number two only because there's one other that's a little bit better but when you want great barbecue out of the gas station this is the place to go to the Lions might seem long but they move very quickly to... More 

Thank Nathan R
Zimmerman, Minnesota
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We got the pulled pork sandwich with an order of onion rings and a Z-man beef with a side of coleslaw. The coleslaw was really bad to my taste. It was a vinegar style coleslaw and I prefer creamy. I was also sure I was going to prefer the pork to the beef. BOY was I wrong. That Z-man was... More 

Thank Dave M
Bentonville, Arkansas
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Located in an old Gas Station, but decorated with BBQ foawards and photos. Unique location and food is really hard to beat. Highly recomended and highly awarded and well deserved. Icon in BBQ in KC, Must do...but be warned, there is usualy a fairly long line from what we experenced...

Thank NWA007
United States
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply the best. Great food, Great Service, Great customers. What more do you needed? Had the Burnt Ends Special with dirty rice and sweet coleslaw. OUTSTANDING

Thank Qprius
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Texas BBQ has nothing on this place! The burnt ends brisket melt in your mouth. Onion rings were great. Don't miss this when in KC or Overland Spark!

Thank BostonBackBayer
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the trip, and worth the wait in line! Their food is amazing!! Highly recommend the pulled pork sandwich

Thank Kathy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 913-722-3366

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Haysville, Kansas, United States

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?