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“Upscale barbecue”

Jack Stack Barbecue
Ranked #15 of 1,489 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Whenever in Kansas City, we have dinner at Jack Stack's, our favorite barbecue place. We love their sauce and the juicy mopped ribs, really good beans too. It is a place to get good barbecue with style and comfort. It's always busy so plan accordingly.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Maybe it's true that an authentic BBQ joint has no alcoholic beverages, serves food on paper or styrofoam, and so on. I don't know. And there are no doubt two or three beloved shacks, like Oklahoma Joe's, where you can get better barbecue in KC. But I don't mind paying extra sometimes for good service and the ability to have a Boulevard with some quality burnt ends. I'm a simple man that way.

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Thank E J
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Crowded, noisy and fun. Definitely worth the 20 minute wait. Onion rings the size of a small car. Food all at the right temperature. Ribs so hot you could barely hold them. Cole slaw very cold. Original sauce is perfect. Ribs had a little chew to them- not mushy and falling off the bone. That's how I think ribs should be. Lamb ribs a little salty but worth trying. Two of four in party celebrating bdays, & they brought two of the brownies on the house. Would be 4.5 stars if I could.

Thank CWnut
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

Even though Fiorella's Jack Stack is pricey, I have always gotten an excellent meal for the money paid.

Thank Todd C
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Reviewed October 4, 2012

Wall Street Journal tagged this as "the elegant eatery" in a September 2011 article on Kansas City BBQ. We were two without reservations on a Wednesday night just getting into town, 20 minute wait (actually more like 10) but with a full bar and a bartender who did a fantastic Manhattan it was no problem at all. Tried the special - crown beef rib and pork burnt ends with baked beans (good) and cheesy corn bake (must get this!!!). Rib was out of this world! Pork was very tasty (maybe a tad dry). Desert was a carrot cake like nothing we have had before. Service is superb, they gave us the recipe for the cheesy corn bake. The place is very nice, great area in Country Club Plaza. Would highly recommend!

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Thank RKAustin
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