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Zarda Bar-b-q & Catering CO

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214 NW 7 Hwy, Blue Springs, MO 64014-2727
+1 816-229-9999
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: Description: Zarda's famous Bar-B-Q has become a Kansas City tradition...
Description: Zarda's famous Bar-B-Q has become a Kansas City tradition whether it's for tonight's dinner, an office picnic, a big family gathering or an important business meeting. Since 1976. We have everything you need to make your gathering perfect! Select from fork-tender ribs, smoked turkey and ham, and even our juicy whole chicken. Our tasty sides are always a hit! Whether you love our cheesy corn, famous beans or crisp cole slaw, we have something for every guest on your list!
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Party Room

Our kids held a surprise 25th anniversary party in the private room at Zarda. I had no idea they even had a party room. It was the perfect set up and even had a sliding wooden door when we got a little loud. The BBQ was awesome, as usual. I don't go very often but have been eating at Zarda's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Laura B
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Blue Springs, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Kansas City
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have eaten at Zarda's many times, as we live in Blue Springs. Occasionally, they will have coupons for sandwiches in the local paper/shopper. The meat is normally pretty good, however when you put a BBQ sandwich on white bread, it stays soggy and falls apart before you are finished eating. Out of everything that we have eaten here, the... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Our kids held a surprise 25th anniversary party in the private room at Zarda. I had no idea they even had a party room. It was the perfect set up and even had a sliding wooden door when we got a little loud. The BBQ was awesome, as usual. I don't go very often but have been eating at Zarda's... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We particularly enjoy picking up sliced brisket and a few side to enjoy at home. However chicken and ribs with several sides and the salad bar is a real treat when we're particularly hungry. Tasty meats and great variety in sides never fail to satisfy.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

There are so many good BBQ places in the Kansas City area do not waste your time or money eating here. Plow boys is down the street which is so much better. The beans are way too spicy and the tea tastes like dirty water.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The barbeque I had didn't taste as well as they advertised. The meat was bland and I felt like I needed to add my own spices for flavoring. This place apparently does not meet my standard for barbeque.

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Midwest
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It is definitely hard to imagine why this restaurant is the #3 ranked restaurant in Blue Springs...oh wait, it is because Blue Springs hardly has any quality restaurants! The food is okay, I had the burnt end sandwich deal ($12.00), and found the burnt ends to be tough and chewy. However, the star of the plate were the fries, they... More 

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Corinth, Mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Not so impressed by the quality of this BBQ restaurant. Picked up a takeout order. Coleslaw was not so good, fries okay but disappointed in the meats.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great tasting BBQ at reasonable prices and quick service for lunch time. Always clean and staff is friendly, Menu has lots to choose from specials are always posted near the front entrance door. Highly recommended.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Meat not good fries are good.........................................................................

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Blue Springs
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Whenever I get the chance, I stop Zarda's BBQ for what I consider the best BBQ in Kansas City. I been to most of the other "trendy" places and some are very good, but whenever I want a good and quick BBQ meal, I stop by Zarda's. Their large combo sandwich is always good and I especially like the sausage... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 NW 7 Hwy, Blue Springs, MO 64014-2727
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Blue Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 816-229-9999

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

Description: Zarda's famous Bar-B-Q has become a Kansas City tradition whether it's for tonight's dinner, an office picnic, a big family gathering or an important business meeting. Since 1976. We have everything you need to make your gathering perfect! Select from fork-tender ribs, smoked turkey and ham, and even our juicy whole chicken. Our tasty sides are always a hit! Whether you love our cheesy corn, famous beans or crisp cole slaw, we have something for every guest on your list!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?