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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: Reservations
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Reservations

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 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
Most recent review
Good Barbecue

The food is really good. They have different kinds of meats, not just beef or pork. They have different sauces. I like them all. The service is normally good to ok. Sometimes it can get busy, but all restaurants that have good food are like that during busy times.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Lees Summit, MO
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Lees Summit, MO
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is really good. They have different kinds of meats, not just beef or pork. They have different sauces. I like them all. The service is normally good to ok. Sometimes it can get busy, but all restaurants that have good food are like that during busy times.

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Independence, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Smokehouse is the best BBQ in Independence! I love their burnt ends, beans, and ribs. The corn nuggets are the best!!! Yummy!!!

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kansas city
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is by far one of the best BBQ restaurants in the KC area! Great portions and excellent flavor! Eat there or take home. You won't be disappointed! Try the brisket sandwich with beans and fries!

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Independence, MO
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Excellent food, fast and friendly service. I especially like the burnt ends but everything I have ever had here has been great.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great atmosphere, sweet staff. PLEASE bring back the original beans. The new ones taste like canned pork and beans. Awful! Everything else is top notch. Best sauce in Kansas City bar none!

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Lexington, MO
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

As always, the pork ribs dinner for 2-3 is delicious. It comes with coleslaw, baked beans, fries and Texas toast. Order an appetizer of corn fritters, and your meal is set! The waiter was attentive, and the ambiance was rich, yet tranquil.

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Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Best burnt ends and beans in the area! Fast service dine-in. If you call ahead your order is ready for pick-up very quickly. Get the burnt ends, beans and fries!

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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115 reviews 115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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129 reviews 129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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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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