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PRICE RANGE
$21 - $30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, but a little expensive. BBQ and beer for 2 people should not cost $100. Smoked short rib was incredible.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would definitely categorize this place as “just okay”. I had no real complaints about the food and service, but it definitely didn’t knock my socks off either. We visit KC every so often from out of town, and I am glad we tried this...place but it was not intriguing enough to try againMore

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed December 18, 2020 via mobile

I’m not a bbq expert, but I do love a good bbq meal. This was average in my book. No sauce choices. Great service.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Jack Stack Barbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded December 21, 2020

Thanks for the review, Pattie! We appreciate your feedback - It helps make our team better! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed December 16, 2020 via mobile

The most impressive part of the restaurant was the ambiance, it had a nice feel. The food was ok, the lamb was great but I found the burnt ends rather basic. Good selection of drinks. I would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Jack Stack Barbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We appreciate your feedback - It helps make our team better! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed December 13, 2020 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise. Wonderful food and friendly service!! Do make reservations as this is a busy place!!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Jack Stack Barbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2020

Thanks for the review, Cindy! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed November 30, 2020

Had a delicious lunch with family. Service and food were outstanding as usual. Due to virus, was not crowded and tables were spaced.

Date of visit: November 2020
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JackStackBarbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2020

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed November 15, 2020

Anytime I’m in KC, I stop at Jack Stack! They have the best burnt ends and the best smoked wings around and I’m never disappointed. The perfect atmosphere for date night or gathering with the family.

Date of visit: November 2020
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JackStackBarbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2020

Thanks for the review! We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed November 11, 2020 via mobile

We were thrilled to eat here as we’d heard great things. We ordered a variety of food - wings, shrimp, ribs, pork, and burnt ends. It was all below average except the shrimp. All the food - except the shrimp - had obviously been cooked...hours before. I suspect the warming/heating units were simply turned on too high as everything was dry. I’ll try it again because I heard so many good things, but the food couldn’t have been much worse on this experience. Service was fabulous! Environment was very good as well.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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JackStackBarbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2020

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. As you might know, we guarantee our guests a remarkable barbecue experience – and it sounds like we missed the mark during your most recent visit. If you're open to it, we'd like an...More

Reviewed October 20, 2020

We came for a late lunch on our drive home. We had reservations made during our drive and were seated promptly. Food: I had the burnt ends. They weren't very burnt. Maybe 1 piece a tad over burnt, 2-3 pieces with some char on 1...side and the rest just cooked. Taste was good. But there was way too much fat. My first bite was 100% fat. Several more pieces were over 50% fat. Only a few pieces had about 20% fat and I saved them for last. Everyone at our table thought the sides were excellent. I had the beans and the cheesy potato bake, cheesy corn bake and cornbread were also winners. The service was good and friendly. The restaurant was nice and more upscale than many others The Covid-19 protocols were great, except for the entrance. It's way too blocked and people crowd up to wait to be seated. The host stand blocks passage to/from rest rooms and blocks the entrance.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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JackStackBarbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2020

Hi Dave! Thank you for taking the time to write this review. As you might know, we guarantee our guests a remarkable barbecue experience – and it sounds like we missed the mark during your most recent visit, specific to the burnt ends. If you're...More

Reviewed October 11, 2020 via mobile

Tender, lovely barbecue at this hopping place. We snagged one of two remaining reservations on a Sunday night, and were not disappointed. Friendly staff, efficient with our drink and food orders.

Date of visit: October 2020
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JackStackBarbecue, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Stack Barbecue Freight House, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2020

Thanks for the review, Paul!

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LeeRuth
January 27, 2020|
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Response from Walter O | Reviewed this property |
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Response from JoePoll | Reviewed this property |
We went during lunch mid week and had no trouble getting a seat. They have a good reputation so I wouldn’t think it matters what time you eat there. Should still be terrific
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Response from JackStackBarbecue | Property representative |
Excuse our delay! Yes, our cornbread does indeed contain creamed corn!
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