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Red Shanty Barbeque and Roadside Cafe

2201 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-1641
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
12 Oct 2016
“Jump off I-70 Take HWY 13 NORTH a FEW MILES and YOU WILL ENJOY”
22 Aug 2016
“Liquor Store & BBQ Store All in One”
Open Now
All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2201 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-1641
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, this is a fun place to visit and just walk around the shop and entrance. Second, we haven't even tried the beers or other drinks...yet. Third, the BBQ is excellent - great taste and very moist. Fourth, the deserts ARE TO DIE FOR! Fifth...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Higginsville and this restaurant was opened after I had moved out of town as an adult. I had read good reviews in the Rural Missourian publication so I had to check it out myself! I went with my family of four...More

Thank Kevin_and_Emily
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I live in Warrensburg, but I love to take my friends on a little trip to Red Shanty. The wedge salad is delicious (I've never seen anything like it). I usually order the Hobo Pack, and pay 99 cents more for the burn ends. It's...More

Thank FrannyGlass1976
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Hey for all you road warriors that are tired of the every day same ole chain food joints along the Interstate HWY's here is ONE you need to try, Take a few minutes of your planned trip stop for lunch or dinner drive NORTH about...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Rustic charm as others mentioned, good service and out if this world bbq. Had long ribs, smoked brisket and the burnt ends. We were just passing through the area...this was a gem.

Thank WIIrishGirl10
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A very good experience. Rustic atmosphere. They don't have milk shakes or malts. When I came in they said that they had run out of ribs. They then said that if I wait 5 minutes that there would be ribs. When I was paying the...More

Thank k1200lt2010
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Where else will you find a liquor store that flows right into a pretty good restaurant? The Red Shanty has a good reputation in the area. Our motel clerk recommended it. Good selection, meats were very well prepared and served.

Thank NeilfromDayton
Reviewed 1 August 2016

My husband and I have been here several times. The food is always good, but there are limited options. There's not really any low carb sides except for the wedge salad and this is a big deal for my diabetic family members. I usually get...More

Thank Amber R
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Have often driven by Red Shanty, but never stopped. Yesterday we decided to have lunch at Red Shanty, and are glad we did! We had the impression that this was a 'bar-tavern', but friends told us the food was good, so we stopped and gave...More

Thank shis1
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This is an old liquor store that has been many things in its day (bait shop, etc). It has a large enclosed deck on the rear which is nice to sit out on in summer months. The food is good BBQ and origin type sandwiches....More

Thank Courtney P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 2201 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-1641
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Higginsville
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