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1000 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-3859
+1 816-255-3753
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (743 reviews)
“onion straws” (141 reviews)
“burnt ends” (631 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1000 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-3859
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped here based on the Trip Advisor rating and were not disappointed. I highly recommend the wings as an appetizer as the sauce is excellent. We both got the brisket and pulled pork, which were also tasty. I liked the apple...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank L196PDlorim
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went here on a Sunday afternoon at prime wait time.. ( noon) .. I don’t wait anywhere, for 45 min.. But we had a group of 10.. it was worth the wait ...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keith R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would go here everynight if I had the money. Its the best BBQ in the midwest. Everything is amazing, dont be afraid to explore and try a little of everything.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wilhitedn
Reviewed yesterday

Good things come to those who wait, right? It's certainly true here! I definitely recommend calling ahead (or Open Table) for reservations but if you find yourself craving some really good KC barbecue just be patient and know it will be worth it! We've tried...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Grandmo8
Reviewed yesterday

Met here when my niece and her family came to KC to visit It was a large group who met for lunch and to see them. They seated us promptly, handled all the orders and we were served quickly on what seemed to be a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Judy H
Reviewed yesterday

The food is excellent, the sandwiches are incredible, the appetizers are to die for and the atmosphere is perfect for any setting!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mackenzie M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to Q39 several time and I can’t begin to explain the deliciousness of every meal. My husband likes the Mr. Burns sandwich and I love the Burnt end Burger. We’ve also enjoyed combo bbq plate and several other items. Everything is amazing!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 86laurim
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this place, the sides are nothing to write home about, However The meet is seven amazing I’d go back every day of the week.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bierfamily
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The barbecue is much different than your average bbq venture. The sides are very unique and the meat has a remarkable and distinguishing flavor. Plan to wait but it is worth the wait!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jcstetz
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great BBQ very nice place service is excellent and people are very friendly and kind. I am ready to go back. The bar is really nice as well as the bartenders.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank linda5200
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Doug S
June 27, 2018|
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Response from StacieS262 | Reviewed this property |
Q39 has not been around near as long as other popular bbq restaurants in KC, but I believe that their bbq is one of the best! I think they are an excellent representation of what traditional Kansas City Barbecue is! If you... More
April 1, 2018|
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Response from jcr6fd | Reviewed this property |
I would call for sure, but I don’t remember seeing a private area
April 1, 2018|
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Response from Danny B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do have a room for a private group. We take bus groups of as many as 50 there when we are in KC.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 W 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111-3859
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-255-3753
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