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Wabash's BBQ and Blues Garden

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
+1 816-630-7700
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Sweet Springs, Missouri
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really great BBQ'ed meat and sauce. I had the Burnt Ends that were all beef. I always get burnt ends at every BBQ place I go, and these were great. The smoke ring was good and the flavor was awesome! Great appetizers! Good selection of beer. Great service and a great atmosphere in an old train depot!

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Thank MOFarmMom
Lebanon, New Jersey
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1,258 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 402 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A couple return visits this month after not being in the area for a couple years. Glad to say that the Wabash is still smokin'! The ribs are the highlight, and the pork, and burnt ends - its all good. If I had to pick somethingnot excellent, it would be the slaw - too creamy for me. Beans are above... More 

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Joplin, Missouri
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188 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are staying at The Elms or are in the historic district, this is a good place to eat. We were there in the evening and were told it would take 30 to 40 minutes to get fries, but we got our food in about 20 minutes. The BBQ was pretty good. I prefer to sauce my own pulled... More 

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Thank grandma80401
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't miss this place you have to try it, was a nice walk from the elms. We had ribs and burnt ends!!!!

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Thank nlmoenck
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second trip to the Wabash and it's always wonderful! Be sure to stop in in. There is seating outside in the summer and they have live music on summer weekends!

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Thank Amber O
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful fried mushrooms. They are sliced thin and fried. The half order was more than enough for 3 people. I had the pulled pork sandwich it was very good. They have 2 types of sauce, so ask for both. One is spicier but it's not too hot.

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Thank Lisa M
Excelsior Springs
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Award winning RIBS! You can smell the smoke from miles away as you approach Excelsior Springs, the BBQ is second to none from the locally owned establishment. Bring the whole family and enjoy a small town atmosphere and the history of the old WABASH TRAIN DEPOT. The prices are very reasonable and you will always have plenty on your plate.... More 

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Thank M582UUdavids
Kansas City, Kansas
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Hole in the wall BBQ join in an old train depot. BBQ is great - burnt ends and pulled pork are some of the best I've ever had. Service could be more attentive but wasn't bad. Price is great.

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Thank matt c
Gunter, Texas
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Place was busy the entire time we were there and there is very limited seating, but the staff was friendly and the food was delicious.

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Thank Deb5309
Long Grove, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Kansas City for Chiefs game and was told by my brother in law who lives in Liberty that you have to go and try it. Was not disappointed at all. I got Baby Back and my wife got half slab of large end both where great!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Excelsior Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 816-630-7700

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