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Original KC Barbecue Tour provided by KC Barbecue Tours

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Overview
Characterized by its slowly smoked meats and delicious barbecue sauces, Kansas City-style barbecue is celebrated far and wide—and this delicious tour provides the perfect introduction to the cuisine. Hop aboard your air-conditioned bus in central Kansas City, and come prepared with an appetite: you’ll enjoy meat and a side at four different restaurants. As you go, you’ll also spot landmarks like Country Club Plaza and Uptown Theater, and will learn about the city’s history.
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You'll start at
1727 Brooklyn Ave
1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127, USAThe KC Barbecue Tours bus will be located in the SOUTH parking lot of Arthur Bryant's BBQ.
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  • 1
    Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by American Jazz Museum
  • 2
    LC's Bar-B-Q
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
    Pass by Country Club Plaza
    Pass by Westport
    Pass by Uptown Theatre
    Pass by Firefighter Fountain
    Pass by National WWI Museum and Memorial
    Pass by Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
    Pass by Union Station
    Pass by Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
  • 3
    Danny Edwards BLVD BBQ
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Gates Bar-B-Q
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
1727 Brooklyn Ave
1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127, USAThe KC Barbecue Tours bus will be located in the SOUTH parking lot of Arthur Bryant's BBQ.
See address & details
Highlights
  • Follow your guide to four of Kansas City’s top BBQ restaurants
  • Enjoy comfortable, seamless transit via air-conditioned bus
  • Discover Kansas City landmarks and history as you explore
  • Sample meat and sides at every BBQ joint you visit
Important Information
Departure Point
1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Food tasting
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Transport by air-conditioned bus
  • Entry/Admission - Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
  • Entry/Admission - LC's Bar-B-Q
  • Entry/Admission - Danny Edwards BLVD BBQ
  • Entry/Admission - Gates Bar-B-Q
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Drinks other than water
  • Gratuities for driver and guide (recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Availability for tours cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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BeLoud wrote a review Mar 2020
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Eileen and Barry were a delight. The bus ride was as much fun as the eating part of the tour. I learned a lot about the history of BBQ and of Kansas City.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Joe P wrote a review Mar 2020
Waterloo, Iowa17 contributions3 helpful votes
We were not prepared for the amount of food we received. Our tour guide and driver were great. Thanks for making it a fun visit.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Tiffany S wrote a review Mar 2020
Overland Park, Kansas40 contributions4 helpful votes
Thanks to our crew on Saturday! This was such a great tour... we live in KC and learned so much! We would highly recommend!
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Clifford L wrote a review Feb 2020
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This was such a great time... Barry and Arlene were so much fun and full of knowledge on the history of BBQ and Kansas City. The stops were wonderful. You certainly don’t leave the fun hungry. Would certainly recommend to anyone visiting KC
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Pete P wrote a review Feb 2020
Edmond, Oklahoma4 contributions
We went to KC during the Valentine's Day weekend to see a Leslie Odom Jr. on Saturday night. So my wife and I decided to take the KC BBQ tour during the day. The tour in general is well laid out. you go to 4 restaurants, so you need to pace yourself. I didn't take Arleen's (Tour
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Poor Business Practices
KCBBQTours might have great guides but their business practices are horrible. I booked a tour in early March for f
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Que n brew
I highly recommend this tour. We had a great night eating and laughing our way thru KC. We even got to go back in t
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Office Christmas Party
Our party of 13 people had a great time on this tour. Arlin and Barry were great hosts, the food was awesome, and
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Fun and Filling KC Tour
This was a fun and filling way to enjoy my first visit to KC. The tour guides were awesome with lots of great KC BB
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EventUSA BBQ
Fun tour headed by guide Arlene. Served a variety of BBQ sauces at three different locations. Different meats ser
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Deb J
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Trip to KC
We took the tour on a Saturday night, with 18 passengers on the bus!! It was very fun and enjoyable!! Barry & Arlen
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Sineah Y
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Gates's is the Best
Great guide and driver. You see sights that are interesting and the food is great. We ate breakfast and were stuffe
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KLPaige
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Take this tour!!
A most delicious way to spend a few hrs in KC. The food was exceptional and our guides even better!! My only regre
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Catherine O
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OD on 'cue
We had an amazing trip with these folks. The barbeque was excellent and while the regular beers were available, I h
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Mary B
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Great tour
Our family had a great time!!! The history of bbq in Kansas City was interesting and enjoyable. Thanks for a grea
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CandyM528
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Fantastic Time
Our first trip was with our office staff. We have gone 3 more times with other groups we had so much fun. Arlene a
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Great time and Great BBQ
We went on the tour to celebrate a birthday in our group. The experience was fun and the driver and tour guide
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Phillip O
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Great Tour. Highly Recommended for BBQ Fans
Four of us, two couples, decided to take the KC Barbecue Tour - classic, as part of my birthday celebration. We me
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GO HUNGRY
THE BEST BBQ I've ever had. This was the best thing we did on our trip! Arline and Barry ROCK! They were entert
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Great time, lots of food!
We enjoyed this tour. Having the opportunity to try a variety of BBQ in Kansas City was great. We also enjoyed the
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