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1001 E 171st St, Belton, MO 64012-5531
816-331-7979
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Still the best beans I ever ate!

We ate at Snead's about two decades ago, so when we came through town over Easter weekend, we decided to pay it another visit. My fondest memory was the BBQ beans and they didn't disappoint. We dined a little before the dinner hour so the place was nearly empty. We were seated quickly and placed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Hazelwood, Missouri
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Hazelwood, Missouri
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We ate at Snead's about two decades ago, so when we came through town over Easter weekend, we decided to pay it another visit. My fondest memory was the BBQ beans and they didn't disappoint. We dined a little before the dinner hour so the place was nearly empty. We were seated quickly and placed our orders. Our server was... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Snead's is off the beaten path, a long way off. Driving from the city to here is a trip, you will pass other Bar-B-Que along the way. Pass them by and go here. This has been Kansas City's best kept secret for 50 years. Let me say it again, in one of the Meccas of Bar-B-Que, this is sacred ground.

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Kansas City
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22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is an old school BBQ joint that has been in the same location since I was a kid. I remember eating here with my dad as a child. Every time we come here I always order the burnt ends. They are so good and tender. The mushrooms are also pretty good. It's a lot of food for a decent... More 

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Belton, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Snead"s has been at the same location many years and the food is good and they have more than just BBQ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Sneads prime rib is smoked and very tasty. Cut is 12/14 ounce it seems which is more than enough. Large baked potato and pit cooked baked beans finished my meal off. Special is $17.99 not bad for the quality and quantity. Server Debbie is always outstanding.

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Looking for a laid back no frills setting with some very tasty food, Sneads hits the spot. The Fried Catfish was very good, and I was able to sneak some BBQ from my wifes order of Brownies (crispy ends of beef) which was fabulous as well. If you want good food at a fair price then you will enjoy Sneads.... More 

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Harrisonville, Missouri
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Very popular spot with many of my friends. I've eaten here 2x now. I think the beans and slaw are good as any other place but otherwise food is just average. Staff is super nice and attentive. Decor is old and could use updating. Not a bad spot and just as good as some other more pricey KC locations.

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Snead's has been around for a very long time, and offers a slightly throwback BBQ experience. I went with locals, so Snead's is a place they have known since childhood. The long-time favorites are smoked meats, thinly sliced, and served with toast or a bun. Typical sides are fries (good), and a little bit of coleslaw (just OK.) My personal... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We wanted a steak so my Dad brought be to this place he discovered. They do a Prime Rib special for $17.99 on Friday and Saturday evenings. Not sure what the weight was on it, but my guess is about 8-10 ounces. They do a good bake potato with the stead where you can get all the trimmings, butter, sour... More 

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Kc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The people are very friendly and it's a great place to escape from the hustle and bustle of town. It's a very relaxing atmosphere with great food. I've been eating there for years.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1001 E 171st St, Belton, MO 64012-5531
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: 816-331-7979

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
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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