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Wabash's BBQ and Blues Garden

646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
+1 816-630-7700
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burnt ends” (40 reviews)
“brisket” (33 reviews)
“fried mushrooms” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the barbeque sauce!! So great. excellent prices, quick service. Not overly friendly staff, but nice enough. We ate at the bar side (separate enterance) as the dining side closes earlier. Husband got chicken strips and also liked them, but was highly disappointed when he...More

Thank prattdf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the half rack of long ends. You pick up a bone and meat fell off. Was enough for 2 and mouth watering. The pulled pork was melt.in your mouth 😊

Thank preble15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn’t expecting much when I arrived. But they sure do have awesome history inside. It’s an old railway depot. Let me say that the staff is very friendly!!!! The restaurant is clean. We ordered the brisket and fried mushrooms! Oh man, the food was...More

Thank Reshma G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is good and authentic BBQ. Service was excellent and they were very accommodating of our large group. Ambiance is a little bit quirky, but we like these kind of places. Definitely try the fried pickles!!

Thank Sueville222
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

OMG. So yummy. We had pulled pork, beans, corn nuggets and mushrooms. They were the best mushrooms I've ever had! I'm going to be dreaming of them. What a cool place. I love a restaurant with history!

Thank Amber G
Reviewed 19 October 2017

So we were in Excelsior Springs with a big group of friends and since BBQ is something you want to try when anywhere near Kansas City, we chose Wabash's. It was a terrific choice. We had a huge group so between all of us I...More

Thank Jewelsworld
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went for late lunch, had burnt ends nachos. Setting is great. I think the live music during the summer would be a blast

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The food sometimes good, sometimes just fair. Beer garden outdoor music venue is a greatt night out when teh weather is decent.

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you go you have to try the onion strings....so good. This has become one of my favorite BBQ places. We live in KC and drive to Excelsior Springs at least once a month to eat here. It might not look like much, but it...More

Thank KCKris
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We walked here from The Elms to grab dinner, as it sounded good. We weren't disappointed. We had to wait a little bit for a table, but not too long, and being Friday night, that was expected. Our waitress took our order fairly quickly, and...More

Thank nutsgoalie
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17 June 2016|
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Response from thefabulous4 | Reviewed this property |
When I asked the waitress she said they don't offer any gluten free options. I have a severe gluten allergy, I ordered a salad with smoked turkey and had no problems. If you are looking for gluten free the Mercantile in... More
2 December 2015|
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Response from DavidSX3828ND | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. If the restaurant has specials, it may change from time to time.
2 December 2015|
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Response from butterbean73 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of daily specials, I do not eat there anymore because they do not smoke on premises. It is cooked in Excelsior Springs and reheated here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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