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Smokehouse BBQ

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19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
(816) 795-5555
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Monett, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Met friends here as we were craving KC BBQ. Only reason for 1 star withdrawn is service. While the young man seemed efficient, he simply needed to check his face. Didn't look like he wanted to be there at all. Food was great! There were 7 of us, all ordering differently, and every plate was clean. Would like to eat... More 

Thank Candyman5000
New York City, New York
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1,336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 498 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice clean restaurant. Really great service. And the barbecue was really tasty as well. Good sides too. And the place was really a unique restaurant decor. Prices were pretty good too.

Thank Bernardo F
Independence, Missouri
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Smokehouse is it good barbecue restaurant. I always get the ribs and my wife has brisket. The baked beans are out of this world and coleslaw is very good as well. I always ask for my ribs to be brought without the sauce on them. I am a barbecue purist and like that meat without being drowned in sauce.... More 

Thank Stharp48
Independence, Missouri
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing special here, just your average Kansas City BBQ joint serving up the same old heartburn and cholesterol overload.

Thank McFleam
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great and we received our food quickly. The food was not impressive though. I wouldn't say it was bad, but there are better bbq places for the same price.

Thank DiscipleMakers
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65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our fourth time trying the Smokehouse. It was just the two of us and our sandwiches with water totaled out mid $30. Service was great. Food is average for KC, just not worth the ticket price.

Thank Sharon J
Fayette, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here many times and have always enjoyed it. The bbq is top notch I usually get the platter with beef and turkey. the bbq beans are just right as are the fries. We have always had the best of service.

Thank Kevin O
Nashville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Smokehouse might not be the trendy favorite, but this restaurant offers great BBQ at good price points, good selection of beers and excellent service.

Thank Rick C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our wedding rehearsal dinner here this past June. We used the back room and had about 30-35 guests. Omg how wonderful! Everyone was so impressed! The owner was so wonderful to work with and the food and prices were top notch! I'm so thankful we used them! I highly recommend them!

Thank Amanda S
Lincoln, Nebraska
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We tried this restaurat after the KC Royals game. This was our first time here. There were 7 in our party. Our entrees were pulled pork platter (2 of us had this) ($14.95), burnt end platter ($15.95), chef's special ($18.95) and kids had chicken fingers and a ham sandwich (one kid was on a hunger strike). The platters did come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: (816) 795-5555

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