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Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering

3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
913-722-3366
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Ranked #1 of 220 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Salina, Kansas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We asked our concierge for some good BBQ- and was sent to Oklahoma Joe's. We discovered that even ordering take-out required an hour wait, but it was preferable to standing in line outside the gas station where the eatery was located. My two-meat BBQ sandwich was splendid, and I've thought about it several times since; my wife's chicken salad was... More

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Galveston
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I ordered the rib dinner. Again I was told to try this BBQ while in town. My rib dinner included 7 ribs, a great value. The ribs were good (no dry rub) and tender. I enjoyed the sauce.

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Dayton, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I asked three different people in three different parts of town where the best barbeque was and all had one answer in common, Oklahoma Joes. It is off the beaten path and we arrived on a Saturday at 1:00pm and the line was out the door and past the end of the building outside where it make a turn back... More

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Columbus, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Our first stop upon arrival in Kansas City, we loved it! Very nifty place, interesting to watch how their system works. You think you won't get a seat but you do. We were there mid-afternoon on a Thursday and there was a line almost out the door the whole time. The Z Man was a hit - fun place and... More

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Newcastle, Washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Hands down the best BBQ I have ever eaten. As I sat there, the only thing I could come up with talking to my wife was, "if I was ever on death row, this is the meal I would want as my last one". She laughed, but it was that great. If you are in the Kansas City area, it... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Yes, this is in a gas station! Close your eyes and ignore the lack of ambiance. There are very few places worth waiting in line an hour to get food but this place shockingly IS WORTH IT! Melt in your mouth pulled pork and the BBQ sauce has a little zing to it. We'll be back!

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had heard of this restaurant before (it's in a gas station no less), but don't let that fool you. This place has by far some of the best BBQ I've eaten (and that says a lot being from Texas!!). The place is always crowded because the food is so good. Their "Z-man" sandwich is yummy - and the sauce....it's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Since we had tried the other terrific bbq spots in KC, a friend insisted we go to Joe's. We all need more friends like this one. This was at 7 p.m. on a Monday night. The line was out the door the whole time we were there but don't let that stop you. If you are at the door,it seems... More

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Legnano, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

What more can you ask for - a BBQ place in a gas station. The lines are long. Take it home, order on line to avoid the line. The ribs have more meat on them than you will find anywhere. The brisket is well cooked and had great flavor. The pulled pork sandwich is awesome. Their BBQ sauce, original, is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stopped in on my way back to the airport after a business meeting. So glad my client suggested stopping. Wow! I always criticize BBQ that's not Texas BBQ. But this has taught me differently. The brisket was so good. Super moist and full of taste. The potato salad had a smokey taste which was different but good. The sauce was... More

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Additional Information about Oklahoma Joe's BBQ & Catering

Address: 3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
Phone Number: 913-722-3366
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Barbecue

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