Best barbecue I've had. So good. First time here and the staff went out of their way to make it superb for us!!
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I have been told for years that I needed to try Gates Barbecue. I finally did, and believe me, Kansas City has far better barbecue than this. From the outside, the building looked very nice, upscale. Inside, well, very crowded and the worst part was...More
Well you have to have to be excellent to be BBQ in Kansas City. Several location in area. This one is pretty upscale for BBQ. National known for its BBQ sauce. The sausage is excellent and almost spicy enough to make you break out in...More
As part of my annual visit to Kansas City, I always plan a dinner at Gates. So I was prepared to stand in a long line in the deliciously smoky serving area--and prepared to give an answer when someone shouted to me, "Hi, Can I...More
We were here twice. The first time, I came for carryout and they were out of ribs. That was shocking and rather appalling. Although I could have waited 30 minutes for ribs, I didn't have that patience. I ordered two of their buns, which was...More
Overall, it's a prize winning BBQ experience. However, the customer service gets a failing grade, as I was greeted by rude order takers who yelled at me for taking longer to decide on what I wanted to order.
I was told by someone who migrated to K.C. (now a resident), that Gates had the best barbeque around. Maybe I should've asked a original K.C. native (shrugs)... Sorry K.C.,... But we've got spots in Philly that'll put this place in a coffin! The staff...More
The turkey and brisquet was excellent,no sauce required. The original sauce was a bit too hot and ruinedthe taste of the meat.