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Reviewed March 26, 2022

We went out tonight craving great BBQ, which we’ve had there before. But tonight was far from that to say the least, waited the 20 minutes we were told, wait staff looked lost and overwhelmed . Host (young man) did everything possible to avoid seating...us or answering any questions, when I approached the mature woman with black hair that was running the bar and seems like the operation tonight….. and went to ask/explain we were past our time to set when there were numerous open tables… I was abruptly interrupted by her to tell me it would be 15-20 minutes… and when I tried to respond, rudely interrupted again. Unfortunately I spent 25+ years in food service management and she/staff has a lot to learn of working to seat customers in a dinner period. Won’t go back for sure and would encourage any to not try it out for BBQ, so sad with a great concept to be so unprepared for customers and Miss managed at the least.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed December 5, 2021 via mobile

Meh is the best way to describe it. We each grab something a little different and while one thought it was good, another didn't like it at all and the other two thought it was only meh. The worst part about it was the awful...waiter. You have to scan their menu into uour phone and before we could even get it open the waiter was pestering us about what we wanted to order which was even more odd in that he didn't even take drink orders, just straight to the meal. The other wait staff was clearly miles ahead of him as they assisted us with our actual meals and condiments as ours was busy somewhere until it was time for the bill. The saltiness of the food would have made a refill amazing but that of course didn't happen. We won't be back, there are too many good options for BBQ in the area to give them another look.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed October 9, 2021 via mobile

We’ve come to this restaurant a few times and have always enjoyed their food. Their prices are reasonable, and the food is just as good as some of the higher end popular BBQ restaurants in the area. Good food and good service!!!!!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed July 26, 2021

This place was recommended by our hotel desk clerk, who just looked like he would know good BBQ. After a brief wait, my wife and I split the barbecued half chicken. It was well worth the wait. We ate outside, on the front deck of...the restaurant--very nice on a June evening.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 14, 2021

I went there for the Thursday rib special. I have to say, it wasn't my favorite. I guess I don't like the St. Louis style rib with the fat in the middle and the crusty top that made it almost too chewy! I'm guessing I'm...a baby back girl and wish they still had the option! With that being said, their sauces, sides and service were wonderful! I will go back and try some of their other meats!!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 24, 2021

I'm a BBQ fan and tried this place for lunch. We ordered the combo and two meat plate and baked beans. First time out, both dishes were barely warm. Second try wasn't much better. I had the brisket and turkey. Brisket was ok, and the...turkey was tough. Neither were very warm. The ribs were the only item that was at least warm. The burnt ends were mostly fat and not very warm.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 3, 2021 via mobile

The Burnt and Blue Salad was one the best salads I have ever had. I love this place. You can't go wrong.... Great Food.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 8, 2020 via mobile

Really great place with very nice atmosphere. Food was amazing. Service top notch from Jarod. Must try it out

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed September 21, 2020

We were heading to a birthday party close to here. In our search we found this place. We were not really expecting much, but we were pleasantly surprised. We each had a brisket sandwich and their hand cut fries. Both were very tasty, and we...are pretty picky as far as brisket goes. This is a hidden treasure.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 31, 2020

I had the 2 meat with mac and potato salad. Ribs and brisket. Others shared and i had beans and burnt ends. We did take it to go, but it wasn't good. The mac was the best of what i had and the ribs were...ok as were the burnt ends. I didn't really care for the sauce or the potato salad and the brisket was dry. Very disappointed. I doubt i eat here again.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed May 27, 2020 via mobile

The Best Ribs I have had In KC. My wife had the BLT+C, she loved it. Some great Great BBQ! We did not eat in house but the building was clean and the staff was very friendly too.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

The wait staff was very attentive, made recommendations for consideration, and was readily available to check on me. I enjoyed the menu selections, which remind me of traveling back in time. A great solo experience

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

We enjoyed the brunch on Sunday. All the items are well prepared. Super cinnamon rolls.....to die for! We'll definitely return.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2020

If there's one thing Kansas City is known for, it's great barbecue! And Blind Box BBQ is the greatest! Fabulous ribs, brisket and burnt ends. Tasty, juicy, top notch.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 18, 2020

There are many many good bbq places in the area so it takes something special to make a difference. The place is cozy enough and the service was very good. I like the offerings but was disappointed with the onion straws I started with (althought...the grainy mustard rocked). My brisket sandwich was very tasty and my friend said the burnt ends were good. My corn casserole was average. Might try it again when in the area.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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MEATS: pulled pork, beef brisket, smoked turkey, smoked ham, smoked chicken, and smoked sausage. They also offer burnt ends. While all of the meats I tried were amazing, the burnt ends were not very good. SIDES: hand-cut... More
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4