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Bandana's

4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
(816) 671-1166
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Ranked #27 of 169 restaurants in Saint Joseph
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Aug 7, 2014
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Missouri
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Hosted a business meal and was very impressed with the meal. We chose BBQ beef and turkey, potato salad, baked beans and dessert. Everyone in attendance commented on the meal and how good it was. Very nice meeting room and the staff kept drinks and food coming as long as we wanted it.

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Hill City, South Dakota
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

... in a state with thousands of them. Only complaint is no wines available (not really beer drinkers, especially domestic beers). Service was a little on the slow side when we first were seated, but food was tasty, arrived hot.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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137 reviews 137 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I was concerned about eating here because Trip Advisor hadn't rated it at the top and some of the reviews were negative. But at the suggestion of several people we tried it and were glad we did. The BBQ had very good flavor and we appreciated the wide variety of sauces. We tried the ribs and the brisket and both... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

The food was terrible ribs were like rubber Couldn't even get the ribs with steak knife No bake potatoes Not even any brisket there Side orders and okra was like rubber I will never ever go back

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Fayetteville, AR
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

My husband is a BBQ snob having grown up in Kansas City. He was pleasantly surprised to find such good BBQ in St. Joe. The ribs were tender and perfectly smoked; sides tasty, too! We will be back when we travel through the area since it's definitely worth a stop.

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St. Jospeh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place needs a good thorough cleaning for sure. The food is ok but I've had better. I probably won't go back for another meal. Try Famous Daves at the North Villages and then if I want good food I drive to Kansas City, it is a quick 30 to 40 minute drive.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in St Joe for dinner on our way back to Omaha after a Chiefs game. Didn't get a chance to grab some BBQ in KC like we normally do on our trips down for games, so decided to try out some St Joe bbq. Read a lot of good reviews that said this was the best in town... I... More

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Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Ate there while traveling thru St Joe last year, this year tried different dishes, every single thing we had from the entree to all the extras was utterly delicious and the wait staff was excellent.

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St. Louis, MO
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We knew what to expect haven eaten at this chain before, and they did not dissapoint. Service was good, food was excellent and the price for two can not be topped.

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Odessa, MO
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

My wife loved her burnt ends. My turkey and sausage were great but the ribs were dry and chewy. We did enjoyed trying all the different sauces.

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