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Summit Hickory Pit BBQ

1012 SE Blue Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063-4466
+1 816-246-4434
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“ribs” (20 reviews)
“burnt ends” (19 reviews)
“baked beans” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1012 SE Blue Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063-4466
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon entering you can smell the hickory flavor but when I tasted the food the flavor wasn't there. I tried the baked beans as well and they're not what I'm use to in regards to bbq.

Thank Double D
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I eat a lot of BBQ. Went here for lunch and had sausage and burnt end platter. Excellent. And very good value. The burnt ends rivaled some of the better I have had in KC and that should say something. Service was great and fast...More

Thank tonythill
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Our service was terrible. I had the burnt ends and it was like eating cardboard! These guys have a lot to learn about barbecue. My wife got some ribs and it was about the same as the burnt ends. My kids didn't even like their...More

2  Thank kkonnan
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went there with another couple. Ordered (2) onion ring appetizers, very good. Three of us had the burnt end dinner and one had the sliced brisket sandwich. Three Cole slaws, three French fries and one cheesy potato. Burnt ends had exactly the right proportion of...More

Thank Bismarck1956
Katy B, Owner at Summit Hickory Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Jeff... Wow we are smiling from ear to ear with your 5 star review. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed our slow smoked BBQ and friendly service. We go to great lengths to make all of our guest leave full and happy! I...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Their slogan says it all "We Smoke the good stuff!". Their meat is excellent, and their burnt ends are my favorite. This place is where the whole family wants to meet! They host special events, like a paired beer tasting with Boulevard Beer, and it...More

Thank sailor0805
Katy B, Owner at Summit Hickory Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Sailor I just wanted to take the time to Thank you for the amazing review. Hearing how much you and your family enjoy dining at Summit Hickory Pit BBQ means the world to my staff and I . We look forward to seeing you all...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Hickory pitt has killer potato skins, there barbecue is good as well. Not as famous as other kc bbq spots, but has a good variety of menu items such as bbq french dip with brisket and smoked turkey wraps, as well as the standards. Good...More

Thank David L
Katy B, Owner at Summit Hickory Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

David thank so much for the review. We greatly appreciate feedback from our BBQ fans like you! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Katy and The SHP Crew!

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Asked the waitress for recommendation .. she said burnt ends were what they were know for as well as their beans. So we both ordered the burnt ends dinner. The burnt ends were so dry they were almost non edible and had no flavor. My...More

Thank Racecar2
Katy B, Owner at Summit Hickory Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

We are so sorry to hear you were very unhappy with your burnt ends! They are a crowd favorite. Our Burnt Ends are know for being tender and moist with that traditional KC Hickory Smoke flavor that you can only get from slow smoking meats...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I really think they have the best Burnt Ends in the city, which says a lot. We used to meet my sister and brother-in-law there once a week, now they are gone but we still go fairly regularly. They are a very very good BBQ...More

Thank Lynn M
Katy B, Owner at Summit Hickory Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Lynn, I appreciate your kind words about our tasty BBQ! We love hearing what our loyal BBQ fans have to say about Summit Hickory Pit BBQ. Your right about a lot of fast food restaurants taking over Lee's Summit, MO. Its been crazy to watch...More

Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a good place for barbecue. The sliced beef is fantastic and normally their ribs are great, but when we ate their this time the ribs were overcooked. The service is always great!More

3  Thank postrawb
Katy B, Owner at Summit Hickory Pit BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Hi Postrawb, We greatly appreciate your feed back and thank you for saying Summit Hickory Pit BBQ is a great place for some tasty BBQ! I am so sorry to hear your ribs were not on point as they should have been. We go to...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. Fun, inviting atmosphere. Would have loved to try their mixed drinks but the drive home is too long. Next trip!

Thank Janeen K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 1012 SE Blue Pkwy, Lee's Summit, MO 64063-4466
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lee's Summit
  • Phone Number: +1 816-246-4434
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