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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 - 9:30 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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Nashville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank NETravelDuo
Independence, Missouri
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the zucchini slabs with ranch here. The best I've ever had! The super crispy sandwich is the best on the menu. Ribs are delicious. All sides are excellent! Don't know why this isn't rated better for KC BBQ!

Thank pdonnici88
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were finishing our vacation and asked the hotel clerk for a BBQ suggestion. He recommended the Smokehouse BBQ. Got there, nice and clean restaurant. Lots of variety and moderately priced. Food was very good and meat was tender. Only one mess-up with our order, and server did not offer to fix it, so only 4-star.

Thank JEP54
Bel Air
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were running late for the day and wanted to try another BBQ place and we were not disappointed, the food was great and Dustin our Waiter was extremely nice and quick and most of all patient, We had a 8 month old and 3 and 5 year old with us, Our grand children. It was the end of the... More 

Thank jbragg2015
Edmond, Oklahoma
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great place to take the family or go out to for typical BBQ. But that is not what we are looking for in Kansas City is it?? No we want quality KC BBQ, and there are too many other great places to go when in the Kansas City area.

Thank RockingT-Ranch
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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194 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This was the second time we had visited this restaurant. It is a nice place service is good and the BBQ quality is above average. The sides offered baked beans, slaw and potato salad were good to better then most. The rolls or buns whatever you wish to call them are excellent. We will return again when in the area.

Thank Richard J
Omaha, Nebraska
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

When in KC you must do BBQ. I have definitely had better and also not as good. We split a big dinner with ribs chicken and burnt ends. Baked beans and potato salad. The sauce makes the meal and it was just ok. I am used to burnt ends being crispy but these were mushy. It's ok but with so... More 

Thank dradebaugh
Upper sandusky
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The food was great! The decor was out of the world. The wait staff was very attentive but not overpowering.

Thank Kilowatt4070

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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
Business meetings, Large groups, 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?