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Jack Stack Barbecue - Freight House

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101 W 22nd St, Freight House, Kansas City, MO 64108-1954
+1 816-472-7427
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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West Des Moines, IA
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327 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a welcome stop after 3 hours of driving. Free parking! A spacious open interior with lots of architectural salvage. The menu has plenty of options. My pulled pork and lamb ribs tasted great (a tad on the salty side) and filled me up. Several kids menu items. Bread pudding for desert was awesome. The beer menu could have... More 

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Thank Michael R
Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took a risk and had lamb ribs which I've never seen before. I loved them! I also had the burnt ends which is the KC BBQ must. We had a wonderful server, and helpful hostess that got us to the MAX stop.

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Thank Adele V
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really busy, so had to squeeze by the bar till there was a table but well worth the wait, I wanted everything - it was just delicious!

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Thank Sarah P
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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138 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this dining experience. Nothing on the menu that is less than great. Great service, great food, and the management team runs an awesome and professional staff!

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Thank Mikbaidak
Mitchell, South Dakota
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Family took a break from Science City to do lunch. Kids meals are $6.99, up to age 10. Our son had a giant hot dog. BBQ was delicious - tried brisket, pulled pork and ribs. All generous portions. Hickory smoked beans and coleslaw both tasty. I eat gluten free, manager came to inform us with options and help with food... More 

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Thank Becky T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything is excellent. Beans are some of the best, next to mine! Brisket is equisid! Chicken is outstanding!

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Thank Keith P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been on this planet for 62 years; live in St. Louis which has some of the best BBQ joints around. THis is absolutely the best of the best!!

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Thank mabell1618
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prices are to expensive for my budget... Bar b que used to be something everybody could afford. Not here , white table linen cloths ..in a bar b que restaurant..unbelievable

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Thank Wilhelmina M
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people have their favorite BBQ places in KC. This is one of my top 2. It's a sit down restaurant, reasonably priced. Definitely check out the cheesy corn and the baked beans sides.

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Thank Devin W
Morgantown, West Virginia
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bar area great burnt ends and beans. Thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere I highly recommend this place for barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W 22nd St, Freight House, Kansas City, MO 64108-1954
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-472-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?