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B B's Lawnside Bar-b-que

1205 E 85th St, Kansas City, MO 64131-2556
816-822-7427
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Ranked #84 of 1,201 Restaurants in Kansas City
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Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Description: A unique Kansas City experience, BB's Lawnside BBQ has been the place where BBQ Meets the Blues for more than 20 years.
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English first
Columbia, MO
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

This is an authentic "dive" that is obviously a bar and probably rockin blues bands at night but we went for a weekend lunch and lots of families sitting at long tables. Food was good but my ribs were a tad fattier than I like. Fairly priced.

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

On our way back home to Pa, it was suggested by our son that we make a detour to KC and check this place out. It's back out of the way, but thanks to the TomTom it was easy to find. Don't expect a fancy joint as this place was visited by Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and is definitely... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

We love going through KC just to try different BBQ joints and this is my favorite so far! The atmosphere is exciting - bubbling with music, happy customers and busy, friendly servers. The drinks came fast, the food (BBQ sundae and burnt ends) was excellent and we really enjoyed ourselves. If you don't like sharing your space, find somewhere else... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Been here three times and consistently good. Ordered the sausage most recently. It was very tasty. Good place to hang with friends.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Loved this place! It was amazing place and lots of fun! The Kings Combo has a lot of food you may want to share it.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We found this place by accident on Saturday afternoon and are glad we did. The Barbeque is great and if you like Blues, this is the place to be. Try the BBQ Sundae, its like nothing else you've ever had and the BBQ nachos are great too. There are few booths, but most tables are family style and if you... More

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Overland Park, Kansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The barbeque is excellent! The music is excellent! Service is just okay. Make sure if you go here that you have time to hang out and listen to the music, it will take a while to get your food but sit back and enjoy the entertainment, it will be worth it!

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Cuba, MO
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This was our last stop on a 3 day family vacation to Kansas City. We arrived shortly before noon on a Friday. Our party of 7 was quickly seated. Don't expect fancy and don't look for a private table. The servers are experienced in handling a crowd. Our server arrived quickly and took our order. Hardest part was deciding what... More

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Harrison
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have been going to Kansas City for a while now for doctor appt sand thought we would bring out granddaughter with to hit the zoo after we were done at the doctors. Well when we left I asked a gentleman if he was local and where we should go for dinner. This place came right out of his mouth... More

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San Jose, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was some (if not the best) BBQ we have ever had. I split the huge big willy sandwich with my boyfriends mom and we really liked the combination of meats and sauce. My boyfriend had the burnt ends dinner and it was so tender, he only used a fork! The pit beans were "super, yummy good" The atmosphere on... More

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