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Smokehouse BBQ

19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
+1 816-795-5555
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corn nuggets” (15 reviews)
“burnt ends” (64 reviews)
“beans” (37 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met friends at this restaurant for dinner. Online reviews were all over the board. I can say that the service was excellent and the portions ample. The BBQ was average by Kansas City standards. The Corn bites were excellent, but the cheesy corn, well, I;m...More

Thank eska2017
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner because I have been there before and it is a good place for traditional KC BBQ. The burnt ends are pretty good and the chili was delicious, but a bit too spicy. They should have a couple levels of spicy so...More

Thank Chad J
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Overall, this is one of the better bar-b-q restaraunts I eaten at. Not only is the food great, it has a very inviting environment.

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I was doing a little Christmas shopping and before going into independence shopping mall I was overwhelmed with the smoke from the barbquue joint across the street. I thought to myself does it taste as good as it smells. I had already been disappointed with...More

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Food was very good. Warm and inviting place to eat. Waitress appeared to be new and shy about serving us. But we would definitely go back.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Huge fan of the beans and Cheesy corn! Best I have ever had. The rest of the meats and bbq ribs are just ok IMO. Nothing wrong with them, just not to my liking. The ribs never fall off the bone due their smoking process...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This was my first experience with KC BBQ and my friend suggested this place. Noting up front that she felt that there was better meat elsewhere but the sides here were the best. We started with burnt ends and sweet corn nuggets. i have to...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

A pleasure to have BBQ in a comfortable setting with very good service and very good food. I highly recommend a visit for the entire family for any occasion.

Thank dickherbel
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying at a nearby hotel and were looking for a good KC BBQ place in the area. We both ordered the pulled pork which I thought was a bit undercooked. Only 2 selections of BBQ sauce too. A choice of ribs for a...More

Thank Rgwallick
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The food here is always good. They also do take out and that is nice since it is close to us. Their beans are so good that many people buy beans by the gallon for dinners. The meat is tender and well smoked. Ribs are...More

Thank Terry9872
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-795-5555
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