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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

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11950 South Strang Line Road, Olathe, KS 66062
(913) 782-6858
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 480
    Excellent
  • 146
    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Ribs, BBQ Goodness

I'd say all of Joe's locations are pretty good at churning out the bbq. I have had some great luck with excellent slabs of ribs at the Olathe location. Great bark/char and good flavor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
RyanP_KC
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Olathe, Kansas
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Olathe, Kansas
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I'd say all of Joe's locations are pretty good at churning out the bbq. I have had some great luck with excellent slabs of ribs at the Olathe location. Great bark/char and good flavor.

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Shawnee, Kansas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you have come to KC for BBQ this is the place to go. Dream worthy burnt ends...come early lines form fast.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Yes to what fellow reviewers have said. Long lunch line that goes fast. I had the Carolina Pork sandwich and it was excellent. Onion rings are also great. Portions are large (at least for me). Others in the group had ribs and brisket and everyone was very satisfied with meal. Would go back any time.

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Olathe, Kansas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Really some of the best in town. Generous portions, freshly made, quick and delicious! Generous portions of fries - can easily split. One of my faves is the Smokey Joe! They also sell their sauces and rubs.

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Olathe, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This place never disappoints. I have been to dozens of area BBQ's in the past 8 years - some are very good, some are outstanding, some are mediocre, but I have never found a truly bad one. With all that, I have eaten at each of Joe's KC three locations numerous times and also enjoyed their carry-out. This is where... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for great, down home style BBQ, this is your place. It is well worth the wait. The line moves fast and food is well worth it.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Whenever we go out for BBQ this is at the top of the list. Always excellent customer service and food is fabulous!

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Olathe, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Nice people, good food and excellent service. Many BBQ places in town, but this is right up there for sure. Can be busy at times but worth the wait

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Olathe, Ks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Love it!!! As always!!! Not sure why they changed their name from Oklahoma Joe's. Just glad they didn't change their menus.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Formerly Oklahoma Joe's, this place rocks! Sure everyone wants to go to the one in Mission, but the food is just as awesome here, with a smaller wait. Just remember that when you reach the counter to pay for your food, you will also receive your food. No more waiting!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11950 South Strang Line Road, Olathe, KS 66062
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olathe
  • Phone Number: (913) 782-6858

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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