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Bandana's BBQ

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4140 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-7307
(816) 373-7800
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Independence, Missouri
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bandanas is a no nonsense, affordable, delicious, BBQ place! We eat there often and have never been disappointed! I love their assortment of BBQ sauces. The menu has a good variety but is still simple enough that you're not overwhelmed! We often take visiting family and friends there for dinner too. We always have a friendly, helpful server too. Love... More 

Thank Stharp48
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best things about is the BBQ. This place had "ok" ribs. Our server brought our drinks, then asked what we wanted to drink. Lol. Ribs were kinda small.

Thank Shane L
Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The food was ok/average. I had the pork and beef platter and think it was pricey for what I got. The beans were ok, the coleslaw was not. The table was sticky, the bbg sauce containers were sticky, the seats were sticky, the glasses and silverware were sticky. I used a wet wipe on the table surface - it came... More 

Thank David C
Appling, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I was in KC moving my Daughter and her new husband there and happened across Bandana's BBQ, and I'm gled we did, The service was great and so was the food.

Thank Dbleverett
Sioux City, Iowa
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133 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Stopped by for my first visit and was very pleased with the experience. Food was very good and the prices were fair. Close to Kaufman Stadium and located in a fairly popular area for visitors.

Thank loesshawk2015
Redmond, Washington
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258 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Independence, Mo for lunch and glad we saw the BBQ place. I always judge a bbq restaurant on how good the different cuts taste without sauce. The meat should improve the sauce not the other way around. This place did not disappoint. Add in a friendly staff and reasonable prices and we have a winner. If ever driving... More 

Thank P M
Union, Missouri
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

My wife is a fan of Bandana's BBQ and this one was above average in its food. Wait staff were very busy so service was slow. Seemed to be filled with local who knew each other and the wait staff, so conversations slowed the service.

Thank swso638
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The absolute best open pit pork and chicken I have ever had. SO MOIST !! So flavorful! And the sides were fresh, tasted home made and quite a variety! LOVE Bandana's!

Thank Rhonda M
Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Was on the road and spent the nite in Independence rest was close to our hotel. Must say we were very pleased with the service and the food was great, had the ribs and sausage would definitely stop again

Thank Diana L
Blue Springs, Missouri
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

we went there for my brothers party when we got there they said that they only had one pork dinner left and it was only 4 in the after noon

Thank isaiahwilton63

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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: 4140 S Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64055-7307
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: (816) 373-7800

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