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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

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3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
(913) 722-3366
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love the hog heaven, but I have yet to have anything bad from here. I always buy their rub or sauce when I go there too.

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Ossining, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WOW!!! Unbelievable food-in a gas station! I have eaten a lot of barbecue and this is the best. Get the Z-Man and BBQ beans. SO good we had to get another Z-Man to go!!

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Thank billruns331
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly joes KC has the best barbecue I've ever tasted!!!! The ribs were delicious and the fries were insane!!!!! Seasoning was amazing!!!!! Would definately return -- but wouldn't go every week in fear of contracting type 2 diabetes hahahahahah

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Thank F3tch
Kansas City, Kansas
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really good meats and fries. Great sauce just spicy enough. Long waits at lunch so call ahead and just walk by and pick it up.

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Celina, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Super delish sandwich! They give you enough fries for your group! The line is long, but moves fast. They have a system that works although I wasn't sure it should haha Great food & worth a trip if ever in the area.

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Fairway, Kansas
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quickly becoming the waiting line to be seen in, it's worth every minute of the wait. Or.....the locals know that you call in your order, and pick it up on the West side, to avoid the lines. So Good!!! Try one of each, you will NEVER be disappointed. Great before a Royal's Game. Or Thursday "Rib Nights".

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Thank ds66205
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel suggested this as "the place"..we loved it. The ribs were excellent. We went later on in night so it wasn't crowded. Met a nice police officer outside who we chatted with for quite awhile which just added to the experience.

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Thank Annette T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it!!! Delicious! People are nice! Ribs are delicious, turkey and sausage - great! Definitely try this place! Closed on Sundays though.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a local friend recommend this place and gave it a try. It was very good. The setting is in the back of a gas station, but don't let that stop you. They have a good amount of seating and get people served and out quickly. Our family tried several items including a sandwich, brisket (burnt ends) and pulled... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I disagree with many of the previous reviewers who said that the line moves fast. We were there on a late Saturday afternoon, and although the wait outside the door was not that long, the total wait until ordering was close to an hour. But once getting inside you can take in the ambiance that is eating inside a gas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3002 W 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103-3244
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: (913) 722-3366

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