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Zarda Bar-B-Q & Catering Company

11931 W 87th Street Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66215-2806
+1 913-492-2330
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“beans” (27 reviews)
“ribs” (25 reviews)
“burnt ends” (29 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
11931 W 87th Street Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66215-2806
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I'm rating this Very Good, though just barely. A little history before my review continues: in conjunction with the NCAA Men's Final Four our local KC paper set up brackets to judge local BBQ restaurants' burnt ends. There were 16 entrants that were purportedly selected...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed April 16, 2018

We received the best service at the front counter from a girl named Grace(i think that was her name??) she really made us feel welcome and was very informative about the product at Zarda!! she went the extra mile and we told her manager how...More

Thank fourelams
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This establishment greats you with a wonderful aroma of wood smoke as you walk up to the front door. They have many stations to take your order. Their special Burnt tips, bbq chicken and pulled pork were just ok. But their pork spare ribs were...More

Thank dtureson
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Based on a recent award and other reviews, we were excited to try Zarda. We (especially my husband) love Barbecue. We have tried and enjoyed St. Louis style, Memphis Style, Kansas City style, Carolina style and Texas style-we know good barbecue when we taste it....More

Thank lpemberton
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Love their ribs! Actually all of their BBQ is great, Never had anything bad here. It's all self service, so if you want a refill, you have to go up to the counter. Plenty of seating!

Thank Tina O
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I want to recommend their wonderful burnt ends. They have dining in and drive through when I’m not wanting to go in. I love their fresh salad bar. Their prices are reasonable. My hubby loves their pulled pork. But we always have been happy with...More

Thank sscantrell
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Zarda is my favorite BBQ and I LOVE their Apple harvest BBQ sauce. The food is delicious and hot, even with carryout. The staff is very friendly. I frequent the Blue Springs location, too, and I have to say that location is better. Twice at...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed February 13, 2018

An old standby in Lenexa, Zarda BBQ doesn't disappoint. More than generous portions, large drinks and several comfortable seating areas await you. Their menu offers everything from sandwiches, platters, salad bar and even catering. My choice is a pulled pork sandwich, but burnt ends are...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Yep, here's anther good BBQ place to eat at in the metropolitian Kansas City area, plenty of parking, a little difficult to get into as yo have to be Eastbound on 87th St Pkwy

Thank Ed twodawgs H
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

We frequently cater for out of town business guests and the food from Zarda has become so popular that it is often requested specifically! Awesome burnt ends and brisket but all of the choices are great. Onion rings and cheesy corn are always a huge...More

Thank Keith R
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Questions & Answers
March 28, 2016|
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Response from Coreyan | Reviewed this property |
Portion size is good but not as plentiful as Arthur Bryant's.
February 4, 2016|
Response from Kristine D | Reviewed this property |
I know they cater not sure about deliveey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11931 W 87th Street Pkwy, Lenexa, KS 66215-2806
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Lenexa
  • Phone Number: +1 913-492-2330
Zarda's famous Bar-B-Q has become a Kansas City tradition whether it's for tonight's dinner, an office picnic, a big family gathering or an important business meeting. Since 1976. We have everything you need to make your gathering perfect! Select from fork-tender ribs, smoked turkey and ham, and even our juicy whole chicken. Our tasty sides are always a hit! Whether you love our cheesy corn, famous beans or crisp cole slaw, we have something for every guest on your list! We offer catering or drive-thru pickup for your convenience, making your bbq meal easy and delicious! Treating out of town guests? Be sure to stop in for Kansas City's Classic BBQ - Zarda! With two locations to serve you in both Blue Springs and Lenexa, there's sure to be a Zarda nearby to cater to your needs - and bbq cravings!
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