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4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
(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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Bbq. Apple sauce side is great! Beans and corn below average. Fried green beans excellent.Service is excellent!

Thank Amy B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I eat here quite often and really enjoy the pulled pork sandwiches and the ribs are outstanding!! I'm continually impressed by the quality and freshness of the food and the friendly staff!! Also highly recommend the Beef Melt sandwich And the fried Green Beans are delicious!!

Thank mehcgm
Cameron, Missouri, United States
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the ribs it is the best bbq in st joe everytime we go here I have to buy the sweet and smokey bbq sauce and they have several different types they also have a different twist on corn on the cob it's fried

Thank Sherry D
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Nothing to write home about but it's not bad. Eat mostly take away but service has been consistently good. Have ate in a couple of times and service is the same.

Thank Seanny M
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Poor selection of beer-- no microbrews or craft brew available xcept blue moon, Food was just OK as was service. Should have gone to a chain but like to try local barbeque joints,

Thank Ridgecrust
Peyton, Colorado
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My wife and I have eaten here on several occasions and have always enjoyed their food and variety of meats. Average priced dinners and good sandwiches. Especially like the different sauces that are on every table so we can put on the flavors we like the best.

Thank 380passingthru
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Bandana's is a great place to meet a friend or two, a group of 10 - 15, or a larger group of 25-40. There is a separate dining area if you have a large group. The barbecue is always good, but I like the Brunswick Stew!

Thank Donnasjmo
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is an excellent BBQ restaurant. All of the food is delicious and the price is unbelievably low. Love to go there for a $5.00 lunch.

Thank washere5
Lincoln, Nebraska
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. We drive over 100 miles to come here to eat. I like it and I don't even like BBQ. But there's is excellent. Pleasant servers never have had a bad one.

Thank PJB623
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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294 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Adjacent to my hotel was this local BBQ spot. It was a little before bed time so I tried to keep it light. I ordered the small rack of ribs with two sides. The ribs were dry and tasteless. The beans and corn were better. Not sure I can complain about a dinner for $9.95 all in. Average eats.

Thank Steve S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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: (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?