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4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
+1 816-671-1166
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get very good turkey, pork, chicken barbecue. They have several sauces for your taste. The also have several sides- veggies and applesauce. You can get small inexpensive servings and large servings including ribs. Go there once a month and quality is consistent. They have a room for meetings..not closed in but adequate for a club meeting.

Thank njreed816
Kearney, Nebraska, United States
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204 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

BBQ - Had the ribs, beef, and sausage all were very good. Nice selection of sauces but there all a little grainy feeling. Sides were just OK, tried coleslaw and potato salad which were both bland. Garlic bread was very good. Atmosphere - Nothing fancy, fairly clean. Service - Average. Recommend trying.

Thank Lonnie K
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We stopped for lunch. The portions were generous, and I enjoyed my ribs and hot links. I got green beans as a side and they were okay, but not something I'd get again. The place is a little divey, but aren't rib places supposed to be? Our waitress was attentive, helpful, and friendly. I plan to make a repeat visit... More 

Thank Deawn C
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I decided to visit this restaurant with my husband and I wish we hadn't cause it is filthy and disgusting... The people at booth next to ours complained that they saw roaches and evidently it was true because our waitress informed us that they had been having a bug problem...the floor was dirty and greasy feeling and restroom was terrible...I... More 

1 Thank Kelly M
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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421 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

this bar b que restaurant has gone down in quality. the tables and floor are always greasy and slick floors from the greasey air. the beef and pork have an average flavor. and the portions are too small for the prices.

1 Thank lmij
Lincoln, Nebraska
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I don't like bbq ribs. Now that will make this review seem very strange because I LOVE there ribs. My husband and I get the slab eat till we can't eat anymore then take home enough for him to have another meal for supper. I never get anything but the slab cole slaw and potato salad. There garlic bread is... More 

1 Thank PJB623
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Good services, good food, friendly staff, prompt attention to customer needs. Good place for family dinner

Thank Janet E
Saint Louis, Missouri
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here while traveling down I 29... Not sure what this building was before it became a Bandanas, but it is dark and filthy! The blinds on the windows were all hanging crooked .They have dirty looking concrete floors, and the booth they stuck us in was all sticky, as was the floor. Don't even get me started on the... More 

Thank livinandlovinlife002
Rocky Mountains Usa
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268 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We had a very enjoyable barbecue lunch. The meat was so tender we didn't need a knife on our ribs, the sandwiches were equally tender. They had a good selection of sauces to try and all were very good. The friendly service made for a delightful meal.

Thank Stumpy60
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My kids love this place, and so do I! The sides are delicious, love the variety of sauces and whether you prefer ribs, chicken, brisket, pulled pork, or sausage--it's all wonderful.

Thank Michelle C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-671-1166

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