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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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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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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
Whole Family Great Food

Went to Joe Kansas City Bar-B-Que for my birthday. We had the whole family of 12. Everyone's food was terrific. We had slab of ribs to share, while the kids had the BBQ chicken. A couple of the older kids went with pork sandwiches. Probably the best BBQ in the city for the price. We have never had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
lent4one
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Overland Park, Kansas
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Went to Joe Kansas City Bar-B-Que for my birthday. We had the whole family of 12. Everyone's food was terrific. We had slab of ribs to share, while the kids had the BBQ chicken. A couple of the older kids went with pork sandwiches. Probably the best BBQ in the city for the price. We have never had a bad... More 

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Olathe, KS, United States
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Basically good food. Like the ribs best, they are consistent. Fries are over seasoned and too salty. Beans are ok. Cashier is usually rude, particulary the males. Too busy at the cashier, people bumping into each other to get and take away food. CF at the drink machine too. Hard to find a table to eat at -- tables to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This place is wonderful. The food and atmosphere are wonderful. We will be back and I will be taking family that come to visit to this place.

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Yes, I said it because it's true. The sauce and rub they have created are nothing short of amazing. If you haven't had a Z-Man, you should add it to your bucket list. I went to Joe's two weeks ago just to purchase bottles of sauce and one shaker of rub to take to Canada with me for a family... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Good casual place to eat, great BBQ and sides. Service was quick and location was near the primary roads. You always hear about KC BBQ and this is true.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Perhaps the best barbecue I've ever had. I ordered the one pound of pork, no side. My son ordered the ribs and brisket combo with onion rings. The food was well worth the wait in a line that nearly wrapped around the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

In a strip mall type location behind some hotels. You line up, order and wait for your food to come on a tray. Then you find your table and enjoy wonderful barbeque. Large paper towel rolls handily provided on the table. Range of sauces too. A busy place but well deserved popularity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What more is there to say.......just excellent Q. It's hard for me to choose another place to eat when I visit the city. Always great!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The word has gotten out that you should come early to avoid a line here, so at 11:30 the place was packed with people standing outside. By 12:30 there was no line at all! For what it is worth, to get through the line which was backed up to the entry door, it took about 15 minutes to have my... More 

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HARRISONVILLE / KANSAS CITY, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We got there at 11:10 am., which I am glad we went early! By the time we had finished lunch, the line was out the door! But it did appear to be moving quickly. Who goes to a BBQ joint and doesn't order meat? This time I didn't, and I wasn't disappointed! With this oppressive KC heat, I didn't want... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

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

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?