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Bandana's Bar Bq

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4140 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
(816) 373-7800
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Definitely not fast food!

Just passing thru on the interstate thought we would stop for a quick bite. At 1:30pm the lunch rush was over, but we still waited nearly 30 minutes after we ordered for our food. Food was just OK. If you are hungry don't order the "special". It consisted of about 2 ounces of meat with 2 sides. For... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
DCinnkeeper
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Door County WI
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Missouri
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Starting with the positive, the service is very good. Now the negative, the food, hmmm. Very few French fries, like they were afraid they may run out or have to make more, yet the restaurant was not crowded at all but at a major Midwest intersection of Noland Road and I-70 and at high noon, a BBQ place should be... More 

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Door County WI
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Just passing thru on the interstate thought we would stop for a quick bite. At 1:30pm the lunch rush was over, but we still waited nearly 30 minutes after we ordered for our food. Food was just OK. If you are hungry don't order the "special". It consisted of about 2 ounces of meat with 2 sides. For food that... More 

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Independence, Missouri, United States
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Chicken Nachos and sweet potato fries. A takeout order that rarely gets old. This is really an overlooked place; totally worth making it happen...

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Orion, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Recently my family and I stayed at the Quality Inn in Independence. We decided to check this place out since it was in the parking lot. I'm glad we did. We got a family special with bbq, beans, corn, and delicious garlic bread - all for under $30. The food was fixed fast and getting the take out was a... More 

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Okmulgee, Oklahoma
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I was just out the front door of my motel and not very hungry and there was BBQ restaurant. Kansas City is famous for BBQ so I poped in to what was on the menu. It was short but sweet. On special you had your choice meats and 2 sides for $5.59 WOW Beef, pork chicken sides baked potatoes, corn,... More 

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

How many ways can we say awesome food and service. We are a family that was visiting Independence and love BBQ food. So when we tried Bandana's BBQ Restaurant, we left busting at the seams and more than pleasantly surprised at how good the food and service was superb. Once we were served I don't think there wasn't a positive... More 

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Independence, Missouri
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

They have roaches! Used to work there. Don't suggest anyone eating here. This is only at the Independence, MO location that I am aware of, but I feel it is disgusting and that people should know about the pest problem. You don't want your kids or family to eat here, I promise. Not to mention the way you are treated... More 

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Independence, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Bandanas has been my favorite barbecue for years now. I fear they are changing to cheaper ingredients because last night really sucked.

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Independence, Missouri
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I really love the ribs at Bandana's. They always taste fresh and yummy. I also love the fact that they offer 3 different sauces so I can play around and get the taste that I crave. The service is consistently good even when they are packed. The prices are fair. They also offer a nice assortment of side dishes. I... More 

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Mpls MN
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17 reviews 17 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Excellent food, lots of choices and great service. It's dry rub and you add your own sauce, love it!!! Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4140 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: (816) 373-7800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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