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

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 18
    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
Great FOOD

This place knows how to do BBQ. They bring you the meat without sauce so you can add any of the four flavors on the table. In reality, the meat speaks for itself and doesn't really need much sauce on it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
Mark Y
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Siloam Springs, Arkansas, United States
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Had a little of everything. Liked that they smoke chicken and turkey as well as pork and beef. Is there any bad Q in Kansas??? I loved it all :) Oh and our server was so cute and nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We went to Bandana's for lunch on a Saturday. We were seated quickly and the service was pretty good considering it was crowded. I had the pulled pork sandwich and it was excellent. Lots of meat and flavor. Sides were plentiful. Priced right too.

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El Paso, Texas
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485 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

When travelling, it is almost always better to find a place for the evening, feel comfortable & secure there, then enjoy a nice evening meal closeby that does not require excessive labor. Such was the case recently when I had motored from SpringfieldMO to ColumbiaMO, met my wife and we both motored West, stopping at IndependenceMO for overnight. It was... More 

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This place knows how to do BBQ. They bring you the meat without sauce so you can add any of the four flavors on the table. In reality, the meat speaks for itself and doesn't really need much sauce on it.

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Oklahoma
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Took family of 3 for first visit. First thing noticed was the exceptionally friendly staff. Our waitress was training a young man, and he stayed busy throughout our stay. She did a wonderful job as did he. The portions of food was very large and the many choices of sauces made the dinner enjoyable. The sauces were ok, but not... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I had BBQ at three other places in KC, and this one was by far the best one. The meat was very tender on the ribs and the rub was good. The rub actually turned into a BBQ sauce as the meat was cooked. No jerky on these ribs! The Brunswick stew was also very good, the chicken melted in... More 

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Athens, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have found this place to be consistently good in my numerous visits. I usually order the lunch portion which is plenty for me with the generous sides. Very good ribs, brisket and pulled pork and excellent slaw and house made apple sauce. This St. Louis based chain can be inconsistent but this outlet is the best I've found. Located... More 

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Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 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
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7 reviews
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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
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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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Additional Information about Bandana's Bar Bq

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

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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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