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4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
+1 816-671-1166
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
“baked beans” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fast, Inexpensive, and Delicious. Right off the interstate. Lunch portions were more than enough for me.

Thank stacey m
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat that wasn’t part of a chain and found this wonderful restaurant. It is right off the interstate so it’s easy to get to, the staff was well trained and pleasant. We had the catfish, sausage and beef....More

Thank 405deano
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

It took the waitess way too long to come get our drink order after we were seated. She seemed rather apathetic about her job. Only checked on us once throughout the meal. Now to the food. I'm a self-professed KC BBQ snob. This place offers...More

Thank donjuan909
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We had a really great experience eating here. Our waitress Anneliese (Sorry if I butchered her name) was excellent. We were fortunate to come in during a very slow time of the day so we had her full attention. We tried all the types of...More

Thank keegans_mom61
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This place is delicious! Not much of an option for dessert though. The employees and managers are super friendly and active. This place also sells the sauce they have in a little store, and they have a rewards program!

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal of ribs on our way back to Omaha. Great service and a great selection of sauces as well. I’ve stayed overnight near Bandana’s many times over the last few years and glad we made the stop here this evening (10/9). We...More

Thank Rgwallick
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Expected a lot more from the reviews so I was a little disappointed with meat that didn't cry out barbecue.....didn't see brisket offerings which to me are one of the essentials. Lots of sauces available and nice sides of brown beans and potato salad. Healthy...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Bandanas is a great BBQ restaurant! They have huge portions of excellent food. We especially enjoy their Pulled Pork Dinner, they have an abundance of "bark" that tastes so awesome! They have good fried green beans & baked beans. I only wish we had one...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Bandana's is conveniently located off I-29 and is a good spot for lunch. I enjoyed their barbecue and tried several of their sauces. I had the (lunch) beef and pork combo plate with cole slaw and green beans and added a rib. The prices were...More

Thank db7477
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Had a very good diner at Bandana's during eclipse trip. Even with crazy travel load, the staff were smiling and happy. Ribs were very tasty.

Thank DrChemSafety
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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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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