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Winslow's City Market Barbecue

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20 E 5th St, Ste 201, Kansas City, MO 64106-1145
816-471-7427
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 6
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 8
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good place to grab a bbq sandwich

Overall I wouldn't say it was the most amazing place to eat. The brisket was a bit dry, but a cold beer helped. Service was quick, but we were the only table on the patio. Everyone at our party enjoyed the food, so I'd recommend trying it.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Weston T
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Lenexa, Kansas
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Lenexa, Kansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Overall I wouldn't say it was the most amazing place to eat. The brisket was a bit dry, but a cold beer helped. Service was quick, but we were the only table on the patio. Everyone at our party enjoyed the food, so I'd recommend trying it.

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Harrisburg, South Dakota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Thought if it was busy that meant it was good. NOPE. Had the chicken - dry and little flavor. My beer was delicious. And my silverware was clean. Go somewhere else.

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Bristol
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63 reviews 63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Came here after visiting the Arabia Steam boat museum. Sat outside in the spacious seating area. Good pulled pork sandwiches, tasty sauce. I preferred the house BBQ to the spicy pepper one. Friendly service.

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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51 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Nice location in the City Market on the weekends but we had a group of 5 and all of us thought the BBQ was just okay. We had others in KC that were much better.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Unfortunately, we were disappointed in our visit. Being our first time after hearing rave reviews, we were upset to see that a family meal left one person out. Because of medical dietary restrictions, one of us was left eating only sweet potato fries since many spices are not allowed in her diet. She had to leave hungry since not even... More 

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Gladstone, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Pro: Ribs with a great rub. Con: The brisket and a $$ beer. We went in on Valentine's Day for a late lunch before catching a movie. It's a nice place- what I'd call a BBQ "joint". The staff was polite and friendly. We ordered our food and got our drinks in a timely manner. Food was brought out in... More 

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Branson, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I am a bit of a BBQ snob and I don't necessarily love what everyone else does. That being said, I think Winslow's is a very good BBQ joint. I wouldn't necessarily say it follows the traditional rules of Kansas City BBQ, but it takes its own flavor filled twist on the subject. I highly recommend the wings and pulled... More 

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Houston, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

After visiting the Steamboat Arabia museum and wandering around in City Market, we decided to try the barbecue at Winslow's, which is located on the corner of City Market. The pulled pork was excellent, juicy and tasty. KC barbecue sauce is sweeter than the sauce we get in Houston but it has a nice background heat. I thoroughly enjoyed the... More 

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Senior Contributor
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stopped in during prime dinner time on a Saturday. There were no other patrons the entire time we were there. The manager tried to be pleasant. Pulled Pork sandwiches were unremarkable and skimpy with way too much bun. The 1/2 slab of ribs were plentiful and tasty but there are better options around town for the same money. Drinks (beer... More 

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Bellevue, NE
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We ate at. Winslows for lunch today. The service was atrocious, and the food was worse. We had to flag down our server to order, then again to inquire about our order. Neighboring tables that arrived 10 min after we ordered were served before we were. When we asked our server about our order she said the kitchen lost it.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 E 5th St, Ste 201, Kansas City, MO 64106-1145
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: 816-471-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?