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“Famous BBQ”

Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que
Ranked #1 of 232 Restaurants in Olathe
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Denver, Colorado, United States
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209 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Famous BBQ”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is known as the best BBQ in KC, and one of the best restaurants in the country. Don't let the line throw you off; it moves pretty quickly.

  • Visited July 2014
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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Drove 700 Miles.....”
Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

My buddy and I drove 700 miles from Michigan to eat at Oklahoma Joe's, we were not disappointed. I had the burnt ends and was blown away!! The meat melted in my mouth!! I've had the best cole slaw this mouth has ever tasted here (sorry mom). Don't let the fact that this is connected to a gas station scare you, it is the best BBQ place in the Kansas City area and quite frankly in all of the US!!

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Topeka, Kansas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Incredible BBQ!”
Reviewed July 23, 2014

From the delectable meats, to the delicious side dishes, this meal was a major hit with all our family!!

Visited July 2014
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Omaha, Ne
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58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“We were lucky to get in.”
Reviewed July 23, 2014

There always seems to be a line to get into Oklahoma Joe's. We went about an hour before they closed so I think we were lucky they we didn't have to wait too long to eat. We are going to go to the one in KC the next day but that line was a block long....

Visited July 2014
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“mmmmm. bbq”
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Best I ever had. Great ribs. Must have burnt ends. Good local beer to boot. The line is worth it. Trust.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Wes W
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