Originally from KC, I live 120 miles away now. Will drive there for my favorite BBQ. My favorite is the beef and a half. A pound and half of sliced brisket on sandwich bread, fries and Gates BBQ sauce to dip them in. Don't be...More
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I ordered the single turkey sandwich without sauce. They served it with the sauce. I explained I couldn't eat the sauce, I needed it plain. They took the sandwich back in the kitchen, wiped off most of the sauce then there it on bread. OMG...More
Gates has been around since I can remember. You probably can find a jar of their varieties of barbecue sauces around the nation. This is not your average chain store for barbecue. They have all you could want from barbecue to just a good ole...More
There was so much pepper on it you could not eat it. That's all you could taste. I wasted my money. You stand in line for 20 minutes. Just to get to the counter with people yelling. This is a bad set up to begin...More
The restaurant was recommended by locals. It was good soul food. The line to order was long, but moved quickly. Everyone in our party head something different, so we were able to share. The plate was a big hit. The sausage and ribs were good...More
I was at Gates this week for lunch, eager to try this infamous taste of Kansas City. I read the reviews before I got there so I knew what to expect but was still disappointed with the slow service and wait time at the counter....More
This cafeteria style restaurant serves a wide variety of AMAZING barbecue at very reasonable prices! The service was outstanding. There is a small bar/lounge, but all in your party must be 21 to sit there.
I love Gates bbq! I lived in Kansas during high school and this was my favorite place to visit. They did not disappoint me during our visit. We ate there everyday!!