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Zarda Bar-B-Q & Catering Company

11931 W 87TH St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66215-2806
+1 913-492-2330
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Ranked #12 of 84 Restaurants in Lenexa
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Description: Zarda's famous Bar-B-Q has become a Kansas City tradition whether it's for tonight's dinner, an office picnic, a big family gathering or an important business meeting. Since 1976. We have everything you need to make your gathering perfect! Select from fork-tender ribs, smoked turkey and ham, and even our juicy whole chicken. Our tasty sides are always a hit! Whether you love our cheesy corn, famous beans or crisp cole slaw, we have something for every guest on your list! We offer catering or drive-thru pickup for your convenience, making your bbq meal easy and delicious! Treating out of town guests? Be sure to stop in for Kansas City's Classic BBQ - Zarda! With two locations to serve you in both Blue Springs and Lenexa, there's sure to be a Zarda nearby to cater to your needs - and bbq cravings!
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Wytheville, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Very good assortment of barbeque pork, chicken, turkey, and beef. Maybe others I didn't see. Order at the bar and pick a seat. Service was fast and food was tasty. A rich smoky aroma throughout the facility.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

While our portions were of above average size they were nothing to write home about. We normally visit several bbq establishments while in Kansas City we visited three this time....I would rank this one as number two.

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Lexington, VA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I used to be a pretty big fan of Zardas, but have been pretty astonished at how far they have dropped in food quality. We visited the Lenexa location on 87th street in Dec '14. Burnt ends were dry, tough, over-smoked pieces from the brisket flat (v tender morsels that can be obtained from the deckel or brisket point). Pulled... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We dined at the 87th St. Lenexa location. The service was quick and the food was good and warm. The burnt ends are my favorite. The slaw has a vinegar like flavor rather than the sweet flavor of most others laws. When added to the top of a pulled pork sandwich it makes for great eating.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Yummy yummy!! This is a BBQ staple for us! Always good and consistent. Hands down the best burnt ends...small chunks of brisket and ham cooked in sauce all day to give it a nice crunch. Mouthwatering goodness! Love the fried pickles, corn nuggets, and onion rings! All come with side of ranch and this is the GOOD ranch. Zardas offers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Zarda is a fixture in Lenexa and has consistently provided a great experience for me and anyone I bring to the establishment. The first thing you will notice is the stacks of wood outside for the smokers and the smell, which is always mouthwatering. It can be difficult to get to the parking lot if you don't plan ahead, so... More 

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Shawnee, Kansas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Parking is horrible in this small lot. Order at the counter and then they call your number. Our food was not what we ordered and then they wanted to argue with me on what I ordered. When we finally got what we wanted it simply tastes like deli meat with BBQ sauce added to it. The meat itself had no... More 

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Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

come here everytime I'm in kansas they have great burnt ends and good fast service. Little bit pricey but worth it.

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Mission, Kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Everyone knows the Kansas City area is well known for its many great BBQ places. One of our favorites is Zarda's. You walk in and they are ready to take your order. The menu is on the wall above them. I usually almost always get their combo special - choice of meat, side and drink. Their beef is ALWAYS tender.... More 

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Columbus
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was in Kansas City area for business and had a free evening, asked around and Zarda's was the BBQ answer. I always work under the assumption that if a BBQ place can't do ribs then they can't do anything. Well...they can do ribs!

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Additional Information about Zarda Bar-B-Q & Catering Company

Address: 11931 W 87TH St Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66215-2806
Phone Number: +1 913-492-2330
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lenexa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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