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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
+1 913-722-3366
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“z man” (195 reviews)
“brisket” (399 reviews)
“spicy slaw” (60 reviews)
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

OMQ! I almost ate my fingers too while sucking on the sauce. Kansas City has a lot of barbecue restaurants and depending on your taste you can find a lot of good ones. Joe's barbecue is definitely one of the good ones, based on the...More

Thank Cemecomin
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

OMG! Kansas City BBQ at its finest. The best I ever had. I grew up in KC and have had some very good bbq but I was blown away. Was great to be back home and this was the highlight. Cant wait to go back...More

Thank alanwaynepradagy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was 1 of 4 we ate at most of them DDD. The Q here was excellent. Brisket had everything you could want from a great bark to a moist brisket piled high and wonderful good. Well worth your time and money.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday morning, right when they opened and there was still a line to wait in. We waited for about 45 minutes but we also got a Boulevard beer on tap to sip while we waited, and we looked over the menu...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Authentic atmosphere made the place a must visit (get there early or be prepared to wait outside). Great sandwich (Z-Man). with awesome fries, and of course several great BBQ sauces to choose from.

Thank Bryant H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow, what great food this restaurant serves up! The ribs, brisket & pulled pork are delicious! Unfortunately a long line at dinnertime but worth the wait!

Thank RPM9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow! What a place & unique experience! My wife, an adult nephew & I were visiting KC on an extended road trip to visit friends in the area and do touristy things for 3 days. We rented a very nice little cottage on 45th Avenue...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was fantastic. Was a little concerned when we encountered a long line outside, and was worried we wouldn't have a table to sit at, but the system the restaurant uses is perfect. by the time you order your food and receive it tables open...More

Thank bri320
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch while in KC for a Royals game, this was my first time here and was not disappointed. We got there around 10:30 and it was pouring rain, there was a small line already inside as the open at 11. We sat in...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here last year for the first time, had to make a special stop again this year for these delicious ribs! We eat BBQ everywhere we go and these are the best we've had anywhere ! Worth the drive from GA to Kansas .

Thank cben800
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Questions & Answers
Brett S
2 August 2017|
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Response from flibbowitz | Reviewed this property |
Go at an off hour (we went around 5:30 on a Tuesday and waited about 15 minutes on line. We liked Jack's Stack better.
Ronald L
28 May 2017|
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Response from Darla H | Reviewed this property |
They are fast food BBQ. Doubt if the specialize, but you could call them and ask.
William G
18 October 2016|
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Response from stang55 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. The restaurant was built from an old gas station that is still in operation. It is close quarters inside and no outside seating that we saw. Of course we were there in October.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 913-722-3366
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