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Bandana's BBQ

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4140 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-7307
+1 816-373-7800
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time going to Bandanas, definitely not on the top of the list for KC barbeque, maybe because it's a franchise operation. We ordered the family meal which feeds a family of four. It comes with a slab of ribs, a whole chicken and your choice of 3/4 lb of pork, beef or turkey. I thought the ribs were small... More 

Thank Rod B
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a deal! If you are not that hungry, but you want to try the bbq. The Budget Busters were perfect. You have six bbq sauces to choose from AND two sides. Wow!

1 Thank Kay044
Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I am not a fan of KC BBQ, the spare ribs you get everywhere are too much stuff besides meat. The prices of Bandana's are great, amazing pulled pork, multiple sauce options! The Chicago Sweet is my favorite! and the garlic bread is an added bonus!

1 Thank cheri m
Nesconset, New York
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great staff , fast service & amazing bbq. The fried orka is amazing! The bbq chicken was great nice & juicy. Its an a great little place. Really enjoyed it.

1 Thank itscandices
Independence, Missouri
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89 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Bandanas is a no nonsense, affordable, delicious, BBQ place! We eat there often and have never been disappointed! I love their assortment of BBQ sauces. The menu has a good variety but is still simple enough that you're not overwhelmed! We often take visiting family and friends there for dinner too. We always have a friendly, helpful server too. Love... More 

1 Thank Stharp48
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best things about is the BBQ. This place had "ok" ribs. Our server brought our drinks, then asked what we wanted to drink. Lol. Ribs were kinda small.

Thank Shane L
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The food was ok/average. I had the pork and beef platter and think it was pricey for what I got. The beans were ok, the coleslaw was not. The table was sticky, the bbg sauce containers were sticky, the seats were sticky, the glasses and silverware were sticky. I used a wet wipe on the table surface - it came... More 

Thank David C
Appling, Georgia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was in KC moving my Daughter and her new husband there and happened across Bandana's BBQ, and I'm gled we did, The service was great and so was the food.

1 Thank Dbleverett
Sioux City, Iowa
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191 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stopped by for my first visit and was very pleased with the experience. Food was very good and the prices were fair. Close to Kaufman Stadium and located in a fairly popular area for visitors.

1 Thank loesshawk2015
Redmond, Washington
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290 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Independence, Mo for lunch and glad we saw the BBQ place. I always judge a bbq restaurant on how good the different cuts taste without sauce. The meat should improve the sauce not the other way around. This place did not disappoint. Add in a friendly staff and reasonable prices and we have a winner. If ever driving... More 

1 Thank P M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, 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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4140 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-7307
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-373-7800

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