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Wabash's BBQ and Blues Garden

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
+1 816-630-7700
11:00 - 21:00
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Saint Joseph
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and portions, most comfortable in jeans and t-shirt. We did a sampler with an extra side, and both had a soda. Under $30.00

Thank Rob W
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful BBQ Ribs and Slaw, Easy order to go and pick up service, Delicious taste and definitely the feeling that you are eating at a good ole Southern restaurant!

Thank lisaann6760
Independence, Missouri
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time eating there- such a great flavor, fair prices- thoroughly enjoyed it both times. We have eaten on both sides of the restaurant- equally enjoyable.

Thank Sheri M
Kansas City, Missouri
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am writing another review because this place is that good. Living in K C every has their favorites. Mine is Rosedale, but Wabash is creeping up quickly. Love the food and the atmosphere. Not stuffy like some BBQ places can be.

Thank Kathy M
Sweet Springs, Missouri
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great BBQ'ed meat and sauce. I had the Burnt Ends that were all beef. I always get burnt ends at every BBQ place I go, and these were great. The smoke ring was good and the flavor was awesome! Great appetizers! Good selection of beer. Great service and a great atmosphere in an old train depot!

Thank MOFarmMom
Lebanon, New Jersey
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1,271 reviews
1,096 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A couple return visits this month after not being in the area for a couple years. Glad to say that the Wabash is still smokin'! The ribs are the highlight, and the pork, and burnt ends - its all good. If I had to pick somethingnot excellent, it would be the slaw - too creamy for me. Beans are above... More 

Thank Morgan2010
Joplin, Missouri
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188 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are staying at The Elms or are in the historic district, this is a good place to eat. We were there in the evening and were told it would take 30 to 40 minutes to get fries, but we got our food in about 20 minutes. The BBQ was pretty good. I prefer to sauce my own pulled... More 

Thank grandma80401
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this place you have to try it, was a nice walk from the elms. We had ribs and burnt ends!!!!

Thank nlmoenck
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This was our second trip to the Wabash and it's always wonderful! Be sure to stop in in. There is seating outside in the summer and they have live music on summer weekends!

Thank Amber O
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful fried mushrooms. They are sliced thin and fried. The half order was more than enough for 3 people. I had the pulled pork sandwich it was very good. They have 2 types of sauce, so ask for both. One is spicier but it's not too hot.

Thank Lisa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Excelsior Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 816-630-7700

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