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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

11950 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062-5267
+1 913-782-6858
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“z man” (93 reviews)
“brisket” (141 reviews)
“burnt ends” (120 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11950 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062-5267
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are lots of great options for BBQ in the Kansas City, but Joe’s KC is still my favorite. I’ve been here on visits both before and after the name change, but there hasn’t been any loss in quality and it’s still the same great...More

Thank Redtigeriii
Reviewed 3 days ago

Love this place every time I go. Make sure you plan your time, gets pretty busy at noon and especially on Fridays. Z-man is still my favorite and they have plenty more to choose from with not a bad dish (that I've found yet!).

Thank kevincoulter
Reviewed 5 days ago

Joe's has great Kansas City style BBQ and is probably one of the best in Kansas City. Any menu items is good and to excellent sides are the bbq beans and onion rings. Try the different bbq sauces to change up the flavors of about...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great barbecue. Some of the best in the Kansas City area. Be prepared to wait in line although the line moves really quickly. Service is order at one part of the counter and by the time you get to the other end, your food is...More

Thank Rick E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kansas City, world famous for barbecue, should be measured by the best. This is the gold standard for sure. Have eaten bbq in Memphis, KC, and Dallas. If you haven't eaten at Joe's - you've missed the best. Served cafeteria style, the lines are long....More

Thank kswildcats2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This makes the third iteration of Joe's KC we have visited. We've done the "gas station" site several times, and it is a "must" experience, but once we've done it several times we wanted the same good food without the crowd. We've done the Leawood...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Team selected joes kc and it was ok. The sauce was very sweet, but if you stay dry it's much better. Tip get the spicy slaw - different and good

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recommendation we stopped at (Oklahoma) Joe's Kansas City B.B.Q. In Olathe, KS. The friendly couple in line ahead of us suggested we try the "Z-Man" sandwich and the "burnt" tips. Wow! What a culinary treat! We shared each other's selection and agreed they...More

Thank Janie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great. Didn't take but 5 minutes to get our food. Ribs and burnt ends were wonderful. Only complaint we had was to much seasoning salt on the fries. I still would recommend this place.

Thank Jeannette R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the ribs, burnt ends and sausage are really good. They have an efficient ordering system good thing because they are swamped at meal time. my sons favorite in season is the red pig chili.

Thank vvgogh
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where exactly is the Olathe. Restaurant located?
1 August 2016|
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Response from DebGuieb | Reviewed this property |
119th and Strang Line. Exit 119 from I35, east of the highway. Go east on 119th, south on Strang Line. First chance you get to turn right take it, it'll be just before the gas station. Go around the gas station and "Ta-da... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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: 11950 S Strang Line Rd, Olathe, KS 66062-5267
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olathe
  • Phone Number: +1 913-782-6858
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