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Smokehouse BBQ

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19000 E 39TH St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
(816) 795-5555
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 19
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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
Neat place

Very good every time we go. Very good ribs, if you don't lake saucy ribs you better let them know because there is alot of sauce slathered on them. I like to try all the house sauces when I go, but there was so much on them you couldn't. Very good smoked turkey, and several non bbq menu items... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Cairo, Missouri
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Cairo, Missouri
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Very good every time we go. Very good ribs, if you don't lake saucy ribs you better let them know because there is alot of sauce slathered on them. I like to try all the house sauces when I go, but there was so much on them you couldn't. Very good smoked turkey, and several non bbq menu items. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The Smokehouse Restaurant is one cool place to eat and have a fine meal. When we are in KC Area this is a place to enjoy. Great food nice atmosphere. Ribs, sandwich or salad everyone was pleased and satisfied. Reasonable pricing. Super service.

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Ozark, Missouri
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I like BBQ. This place was ok. Ive had better BBQ but if the price and location its not bad. Try the pulled pork

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Florida
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was a disappointing meal. Ribs were tough and a bit chewy. All the meals were supposed to come with Texas Toast, but 2 of us got warmed dry white bread and one person got what looked like Texas toast. One meal came with the wrong item. The server did bring another service of what was missing. The beans were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We have been to a few of the various BBQ places in KC and I have to say that Smokehouse BBQ is in the top 5. I liked the burnt ends and pulled pork, but if you're only going to try one thing MAKE IT THE BEEF RIBS! So good and so tender! For sides you can't beat the cheesy... More 

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Carlisle, Pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Did early dinner on a Thursday. Parking available. Greeting and seating in a booth surrounded by a classic warm decor with stained glass dome. Waitress promptly took our orders BBQ chicken, burnt ends/baby back ribs. Sides sweet potato fries, cheesy corn, bake potato. Now the food comes out and WOW - plenty to eat and out of this world delicious.... More 

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ogden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I can't compare this to other K.C bbq places because we only had time for one,but I can say that this was the best bbq I have ever ate. We had there combo plate but if I ever make it back this way I would just order a big plate of there burnt ends.... they were soooo good.There bbq beans... More 

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Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We are new to KC BBQ but got the dinner for 3 meal trading the spare ribs for burnt ends, also another first! It didn't seem like a lot of food at first but as you eat, you fill up.....for sides we chose cheesy corn, coleslaw and fries. With drinks our dinner for 4 was around $40 which is really... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Not your typical bbq place; a little fancier than most. Smokehouse has the best beans and cheesy corn in town! The food is good, especially the ribs and pulled pork.

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Being from the Kansas City area, I know good barbecue and I can easily say Smokehouse is one of my favorites in the area. I love this place so much we actually hosted an after wedding brunch with my family there. They have a beautiful setting and a large back room to host parties. We also found the staff to... 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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