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Smokehouse BBQ

19000 E 39TH St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
(816) 795-5555
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Ranked #6 of 217 restaurants in Independence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'm from Florida, and we think we have a good barbecue in Florida. Wanted to try barbecue in Kansas City Missouri. Went to Smokehouse BBQ for lunch on Friday. I ordered the baby back ribs and they were very good. They were falling off the bone which is the true mark of good baby back ribs. I would get them... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

June 7 2014 Ordered for two adults and 3 children. I've never written a review because this is how awful it was. I ordered beef briskets, beans,french fries and toast. My wife ordered a chicken sandwich. I took a couple bites of my brisket slices and they were cold not to mention very bland. No taste whatsoever and the deeper... More

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Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We arrived about 7 p.m. on a Wednesday night. Restaurant wasn't extremely busy, we were seated promptly. However, we waited a long time to be greated by a server who came to take our drink order. She said that she was helping our server out and he would be right with us. Waited another 10 minutes, then another lady showed... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I had the burnt ends(beef and pork) beans and veggies with tea for lunch. The server had perfect timing, the beef portion of the ends were excellent, pork good, veggies were pretty good, and the tea was excellent.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Some members of our party questioned the 'burnt tips' as they weren't the same as they've had elsewhere. Our server was great, kept our drinks topped of and was very friendly.

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Independence, Missouri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Our latest visit was for lunch. The decor inside is dark wood and Tiffany-style lamps. I had the Super Crispy which is a tender chopped burnt end sandwich on a toasted French roll with French fries and their fantastic Hickory Pit Beans. Everything is very tasty including their sauces. They also have several options you can choose from to have... More

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Independence, Missouri
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The servers are always friendly and service is excellent! The food is wonderful! I've eaten here many times. My favorite is the "Super Crispy". I also like their beans!

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Lees Summit
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very good food. Only thing I wish, is that they had a sweet BBQ sauce. I like it sweet & none of theirs is. Don't like it Spidey either. Good meat choices tho.

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Rolesville, North Carolina
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145 reviews 145 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Based on family recommendations we stopped here after a tour of the Truman Library. You knew it was a BBQ joint when you walked up to the front door. This was our second stop on our BBQ vacation. My wife had the Burnt End Platter (combo beef and pork) and I had the Rib Plate Special. Both were very good.... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We enjoyed a combo platter and especially the ribs. The three bbq sauces were all good, but the sweetest one was the best. Wait staff was excellent and prices very reasonable.

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