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Smokehouse BBQ

19000 E 39TH St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
(816) 795-5555
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Ranked #10 of 218 Restaurants in Independence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Blue Springs, Missouri
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103 reviews 103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We went for my husband's birthday dinner. He loves Smokehouse, especially the ribs. My daughters and I thought it was only okay. The food was good but not great, in my opinion. There is a beautiful stained glass dome in the center of the restaurant. It is almost worth going just to see the dome.

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Dallas, Texas
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125 reviews 125 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We took our 4 year old grandson for a dinner out with his grandparents and we were very surprised at how efficient Smokehouse BBQ performed on a Saturday night just before Christmas. Tim was our waiter and did a marvelous job, The food was good and served timely. A great place to eat.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Just average sauce. Not much of a dry rub. Slaw was good and so were the beans. Probably wouldnt go back. Much better BBQ in KC.

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kansas city missouri
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

took three business associates to smoke house BBQ in Independence, food was good, beans were outstanding and we had good service. A little pricey but worth the wait and the price.

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Independence, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is one of my favorite bar-B-Q restaurants. Their beans are excellent, if you like cold slaw theirs is the best. I only eat chicken and their half of chicken is always moist. Never had bad service here. Enjoy relax try their spicy Bloody Mary very good.

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Blue Springs, Missouri, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Kansas City is famous for BBQ and we have one on every corner. I consider myself a BBQ connoisseur. In my opinion, the two best BBQ places in Kansas City is JackStack and Smokehouse. When it comes to BAKED BEANS, Smokehouse is unsurpassed! My favorite place to eat when I want BBQ!

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Bates City Missouri
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85 reviews 85 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Smokehouse has been in Indep for many years. It is always consistently good. Nice smokey flavor and tender. Chicken ribs. Beef ham and pulled pork. Slaw is a mayonnaise slight vinegar slightly sweet perfect. Beans are meat and flavorful. If baba isn't your thing. The smoked salmon is very good too. A good go to place.

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Topeka, Ks
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is kitschy, beans & coleslaw yummilicious & meat is same as u can get any where. Only problem I see are prices. The mediocrity not really worth the price.

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Kansas City
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is not my favorite place for barbeque, but it's still pretty good. I can't eat a whole lot of food, so I generally stick with sandwiches. I've had The Crispy sandwich, which is chopped burnt ends on a bun and it's usually pretty tasty. I like it better than a burnt end platter because I generally don't have to... More 

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Independence, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

With all the picks of barbecue facilities in the Kansas City metropolitan area, I am always aware of comparisons at different barbecue facilities. Smokehouse BBQ restaurant is a gorgeous restaurant. The decor is beautiful. My salad was average. I liked how the menu had a great variety of items and they accommodate you if you want a dry burnt end... More 

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Additional Information about Smokehouse BBQ

Address: 19000 E 39TH St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
Phone Number: (816) 795-5555
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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