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Backyard Burger

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15908 E 23RD St S, Independence, MO 64055-1911
+1 816-254-7284
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try this while in the area. First time visitor but the menu online looked pretty good. Ordered the Blue cheese burger and it looked great and tasted good for about the first two bites, but there was so much season salt that I couldn't finish it. The homemade vegetable beef soup was delicious, so that was a surprise.... More 

Thank queendork76
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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208 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We've eaten at this place for years, and when we were there today, my wife asked if I'd ever put it on TA, and I haven't - and I should have. This is the restaurant by which all other Backyard Burgers', and for that matter, most other fast-food places, should be judged. The service is always quick, friendly, beyond-what-is-expected, and... More 

Thank Steve P P
Independence, Missouri
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We recently visited there because they had agreed to give a percentage of the proceeds to Church Women United. I had the vege burger (I believe they call it a Garden Burger) and it was great. You order, they give you a Letter while they prepare it fresh, and an employee brings it out to your table when it is... More 

Thank l_slaght
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

I had tried this place a few times and did not like the leather burgers. I found out the key to success is made to order. I ordered mine fresh med cooked and it was wonderful.

Thank JA123Kansas
Independence, Missouri
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

A friend and I were out on Patrol at lunch time, and he had never eaten there. I had a Major Saver Card that was a promotion for a school fund raising. It was a buy one get one free, so I took him there for the first time. I had their delicious veggie burger, and it was terrific. He... More 

Thank l_slaght
Hutchinson, Kansas
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97 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

I ate the bacon cheese burger, no ketchup. The burger was good and not too much of the other condiments that it would slide apart while eating it. I also had the seasoned fries and some onion rings both were good and hot.

Thank Mike K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the slowest, most expensive burger joint on earth! Food is good, but worth almost TEN dollars for a small size combo meal?? NOT

Thank Amy K
Independence, Missouri
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am absolutely hooked to the baked potato soup! It honestly has to be the best that I've ever eaten! The past few times I have been, along with my small baked potato soup, I have gotten a black and bleu burger. Delicious! I can't wait to go again - tonight!

Thank HeyBonkers
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2014

Very good food and doesn't take forever to get through the drive-through. Good service, delicious food and lots of choices for the carnivore as well as veggie burgers, chicken, etc. Used to think it was a tiny bit more expensive than other burger places but you can get a "regular" combo for less than $6.00. That's a bargain any more... More 

Thank HomesickGypsy
Independence, Missouri
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

No other fast food restaurant compares to the flavor of the food here. Nice variety, great service, and fair prices. We have eaten here many times and always had an excellent meal!

Thank MommyOf4Smiles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15908 E 23RD St S, Independence, MO 64055-1911
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-254-7284

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