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The Rub Bar-B-Que & Catering

10512 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe, KS 66061
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Ranked #115 of 209 Restaurants in Olathe
Price range: $5 - $20
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Description: Fast, casual barbecue restaurant. Great atmosphere, food, prices. Perfect for fast business lunch, or family dinner. Kids eat free every day with an adult purchase.(Dine-in only) Catering and carry-out welcomed. Casual attire. Traditional barbecue fare with a modern twist.
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English first
Shawnee, KS
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Picked up BBQ for tailgating. Not another customer in the place but me - but the food smelled delicious. Lots to chose from - some non-traditional BBQ options too. Really like supporting local businesses. The service was great. Food was really good. Not sure why it's not more busy!

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Kansas City
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

First time customer. I had the pulled pork sandwich and fries. Food was delicious and service excellent. Appreciated that they honored Veterans with a free sandwich on Veterans Day. Would have rated a 5 but I'm not a huge fan of concrete flooring.

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Olathe, Kansas
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went to the Rub today because I had just noticed it the other day on my way back from Johnnys Saloon on K7/K10 interchange. As I pulled up to the place, it was around 12:45pm or so. Not lunch rush anymore, but would have expected SOME customers. I was the lone person there. The place was very spacious, with about... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

If you visit the KC metro area, you will hear locals talk about their favorite barbecue restaurants as Kansas City barbecue is unequaled anywhere in the world. After a stellar review of The Rub in the Kansas City Star, we decided to give it a try. Maybe we hit this restaurant on the wrong day (although it was the same... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Had brisket, large sandwich with fries. Sandwich was very large but the meat wasn't hot (warm) enough, sauce was very good. Homemade fries were excellant. BUT I go for the BBQ sandwich which was below par.

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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The rub is a counter service BBQ restaurant, with most of the dishes and side dishes displayed in front of you while you make your order. It is a little expensive for what it is, but food is ready quite quickly. The rubs & suaces are quite spicy. BBQ fans are likely to appreciate the meats, because they are distictive,... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Very disinterested staff, and the turkey was microwaved and nasty. Burnt ends fair, Beans absolutely disgusting, and pulled pork dry dry dry. Ordered fries and it took 10 minutes to get them. Staff is young and didn't care. Obviously destined for failure. This is not real K.C. BBQ. More like Afghani BBQ. Leave this garbage in the desert.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I've been here twice and my husband and I tried once but they close at 8:00 during the week. Both times I ate there the music was so loud you couldn't hear yourself think. The floor is concrete and the sound just bounces. The first time it was country western music and the second time was techno music. It's cafeteria... More 

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

Friday night and no wait should have been a clue. Huge disappointment. Barbeque is not up to KC snuff. We should have gone to Oklahoma Joe's where we typically wait 25-35 minutes. It's about the food... too many negatives to detail.

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Kansas City
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

So I/m on a low-carb diet, but love BBQ. I told the manager that, and he suggested that I try the Haystack Bowl, but modify it by removing the potatoes and onion straws, and replacing them with extra meat, extra grilled peppers and some cheesy corn (yeah, corn's not really no-carb, but it was gooood). Plenty to eat - took... More 

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Additional Information about The Rub Bar-B-Que & Catering

Address: 10512 S. Ridgeview Rd., Olathe, KS 66061
Phone Number: 913-894-1820
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olathe
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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