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4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
+1 816-671-1166
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (33 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
“baked beans” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We surprised them with a group of 15 on a Friday night. We expected a wait for room, food and service. But they surprised us with an area where we weren't intruding on smaller quieter tables, no wait time, fantastic service, and absolutely amazing food....More

Thank Renie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to go south to KC if you want real "Q". It seems like it is more like liquid smoke than they smoked it for hours! Stand outside the building and you smell nothing . . . Food is ok. Nothing to brag about!

Thank Ekekla08
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have passed this place so many times driving to KC and back. We stopped in for a late lunch and it was great, Food was really good, prices were wonderful and portions were great too. We all took our extras home. So many BBQ...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling across the country to visit dad and needed to check off BBQ in Missouri. Bandana's did the job very well. Had pork and beef...the better was clearly the pork! But the showstopper was the variety of sauces that were available. My wife and I...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressed first by the friendly, courteous and helpful service from the Bandana's BBQ staff! Then the BBQ! The smoked turkey was great as were the sides! I really enjoyed the corn! Definitely a good choice!

Thank octoberhart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The outside store front does not do justice to the gems on the inside. Service was excellent, wait staff is super friendly, and the food was amazing. My wife and I had the pork and beef platter with a rib. My children had the rib...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here as we were passing through. He ordered the sausage, fried okra, baked beans, and garlic bread. I ordered the chicken platter, with fried okra, fried green beans, and garlic bread. We weren't excited about the baked beans, but everything...More

Thank laneeileen
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

On a family visit we decided- if in Missouri we must try barbeque. We loved bandanas. We arrived at supper time and within minutes were seated. The waited suggested we push tables together and helped. All through our experience the waiter was fabulous- friendly, helpful,...More

Thank K A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I traveled from the east coast to the Kansas City area and I figured I would seek outstanding barbecue since it's one of my favorite types of food. I didn't find outstanding, but I found good barbecue here at Bandanas. My preference was an independant...More

Thank Simeon G
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

There are things in life that I know, and one of them is BBQ. Bandana's will make your head swim. Pork ribs....crazy good! Brisket was moist and tasty... I didn't like it cut up but it was OK regardless. The barbecue beans and the corn...More

Thank AustinActor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-671-1166
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