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Smokehouse BBQ

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19000 E 39TH St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
(816) 795-5555
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great ribs

I went in for lunch and baby back ribs in Independence,MO are as large as St Louis ribs in Florida where I live. They were delicious and service was good. I would go back if I ever get back to Independence.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
MichaelfN2991YK
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I went in for lunch and baby back ribs in Independence,MO are as large as St Louis ribs in Florida where I live. They were delicious and service was good. I would go back if I ever get back to Independence.

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Grapevine, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great authentic BBQ with a good sauce! Take note that the digs are classier than expected at a BBQ joint and include stained glass and nice art. The Crispy will fill you up. Sides are ok but meat is great!

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Kansas City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I've enjoyed eating there every time. The people are friendly and eager to please. There has never been a problem with the food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Service was good really enjoyed our waitress. The food was good I had the burnt ends and sausage both tasted good once you got the sauce off them( not sure if the menu said that it was it but I don't like it. I never eat bbq sauce. My guy Oder the salmon salad he loved it! I tried the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

If you're after great, smokey barbecue, I'm not sure you'll get it here. My husband and I ate here while visiting relatives and were disappointed. The server was fantastic. She had a great sense of humor and kept up with what we needed. Unfortunately, the food just wasn't as good as the service. We ordered so that we'd have a... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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312 reviews 312 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I would have preferred the ribs to not have the sauce on them, as this took away any flavor of the rub. The meat was not very tender, and the sauce was too sweet. The service was great, very friendly, but in comparison to other BBQ places I tried in the area, this place came in last out of four.... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food was pretty good. I did not love the sauce, but it was still pretty good! We ate everything on our plates!!! Service was good too! The food came out very fast!

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Nebraska
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176 reviews 176 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very nice restaurant. Well staffed. Very good cuts of meats. Ribs are great. Burnt ends could be a bit more burnt. Personally I'd prefer a little less sauce. Very moist meats. Hint - eating here before an event at the Independence Events Center? Allow at least 45 min, parking/traffic is congested.

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Kansas City
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

In a city full of BBQ, this is the place we go to for a great meal every time! Great burnt ends, and the Pit Beans are incredible! The meat is always tender, and the sauce is slightly sweet, the way I like it! The dinner portions are very large, in fact, my wife and I share a platter most... More 

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Estero, Florida, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Somehouse BBQ was highly recommended by a friend & justly so. We ordered the onion ring,s which came with a wonderful ranch dressing, were some of the best we've had. I had the pulled pork sandwich that was very tender & tasty while Mark had the ham sandwich. They both came with fries & coleslaw. We will return on our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19000 E 39TH St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: (816) 795-5555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
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

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