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A Barbeque restaurant, that was established in 1972, by Hayward Spears Sr. We specialize in smoke meats, most notably, burnt ends, which have been declared Best Burnt Ends, by the Kansas City Bar-B-Que Society. We are a dine-in or carry-out restaurant that will also cater any special occasion. The owner, Eric Sweeney, grew up in Overland Park, Kansas. He worked for Hayward when he was a teen-ager, stoking the hickory wood fire. He purchased the restaurant in 2014, with the intention of bringing Hayward's back to it's Heyday and has been successful at doing so. Stop by the smoke house in the back of the restaurant to say hello, or talk about Bar-B-Que. Bar-B-Que is his lifetime passion, so you…
If you're from Kansas City you can eat BBQ at a different place for a full year and never eat at the same place twice. So, what makes Haywards worth a trip? We went to their new location near old downtown Lenexa, KS and it...More
The food is just as I remember from when I was a kid, I am 52 now and remember the location on 95th and Antioch. It is truly hands down the best wings and burnt ends ever known to man. We ordered the dinner for...More
Ordered online, food was ready on time and the taste was as amazing as the service you have from the second you walk through the door, keep up the great customer service and taste of great food. Would highly recommend all to go there. Burnt...More
The new ownership & location is great. Food usually pretty consistent and the staff is very friendly and try to go out of their way to please the customers. Take out service is good too. Kind of the old "hole 'n the wall" type atmosphere.
It is tough tor ate this one as one of the top in KC. If you need a quick lunch bbq sandwich this is the place to go though, they will get you in & out. The ham is pretty good, otherwise they do not...More
This is bbq. Nothing more, nothing less. My choice would be to drive to one of the best BBQ places in the midwest instead, which is 10 minutes away at 119th and I-35 - Kansas City Joe's. Treat yourself to their ribs, or their famous...More