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Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q

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201 Frisco St, Paola, KS 66071
(913) 783-4333
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Small town bbq

I have lived in paola for 8 years and had never been to the Hillsdale bbq. We finally went one Saturday afternoon and I will say that the food was pretty good for kc bbq. When walking in you don't think everyone is going to fit, but its pretty roomy inside. There is a railroad car attached to it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have lived in paola for 8 years and had never been to the Hillsdale bbq. We finally went one Saturday afternoon and I will say that the food was pretty good for kc bbq. When walking in you don't think everyone is going to fit, but its pretty roomy inside. There is a railroad car attached to it as... More 

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Louisburg, Kansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Loved the setting and the food is excellent. Check for hours of operation as it's "Family Owned/Operated" and their achedule varies, depending on the time of year.

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Olathe, Kansas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Located in the old bank in Hillsdale Kansas. It also has a old train car attached that you can sit in. The food is good but the portions are pretty small for the price. The hand breaded mushrooms are worth the trip alone.

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Olathe, Kansas
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46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This Bar-B-Q in in the old bank building and has a railroad car attached to it for seating. Its a very small place but worth going for the food. It's kind of hidden but worth a trip to see the place. They are not open all the time so checkout if they are open before going.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Hillsdale Bank Bar-B-Q located in Hillsdale Kansas (population 229) and is about 25 south of Overland Park. Although they are only open F-S-S, the BBQ and the service is excellent...offered in an old, turn of the century bank building. Great place to take the family or carryout...it is unique and I'm sure you will be pleasantly surprised. Hillsdale Bar-B-Q's sauce... More 

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lacygne
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47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

first, it is in hillsdale, not Paola. So good, nothing bad to say. Eat anything, it's good. Take a walk out back too, so pretty.

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Dothan, Alabama
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190 reviews 190 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This is an interesting place with the old bank vault now pressed into service as restrooms. Lots of neat artifacts to look at and the caboose converted to a dining car is neat too. The food is consistently good; the place is clean, the service is quick and the folks are friendly. We'd recommend you visit them.

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Kansas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This is our favorite BBQ even over Jack Stack and Hayward's. It is in an old historic bank building. The restrooms are where the vault used to be I think. They also have a train car on the side of the building and the kids like to eat in that part. In good weather, you can walk around in back... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

If you've been at the lake, it's a must to stop in at this historic bank building for great BBQ on homemade bread and sides. Large selection of beer and beverages. Check out the train caboose for dining as well. Worth the drive but only open weekends.

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Olathe, Kansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012 via mobile

Smalltown location, in historic building with character. Great food with homemade breads. Good value, good service, great food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Frisco St, Paola, KS 66071
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Paola
  • Phone Number: (913) 783-4333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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