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“BBQ...YES! But try their Tenderloin sandwich!!”
Review of Smokebox BBQ Cafe

Smokebox BBQ Cafe
Ranked #150 of 1,433 Restaurants in Kansas City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

Yes, this is a BBQ place and it is, as you can see by the reviews, very good...but if you like tenderloin sandwiches...try theirs! Grandma still makes these by hand daily and this sandwich is our family's favorite tenderloin in KC!

Enjoy!

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Reviewed June 10, 2013

Stopped here before leaving town and really enjoyed the food and service. pulled pork sandwiched was high quality and tender with a great sauce to boot. I would definitely recommend this to anyone needing a BBQ fix prior to hopping on a plane. The service was solid and the atmosphere quaint and inviting.

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Thank chuckd21x
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

Off the beaten path and a bit of a dive, but the food was great and the staff was very friendly. Get the Burnt Ends....tender and yummy!

Thank ceeceeut
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

The interior is nothing fancy, but you should come for the food!! The pulled pork was cooked to perfection and Lunch Special price of $7.99 for a main and 2 sides was the best deal in KC. The Staff was pleasant and helpful, just what you might expect a Mid-Westerner to be. If you want to pay a lot more for the same great food, feel free, but for my money Smoke Box is the place to go!

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Thank JBClark
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Me and my colleagues came here for lunch today and really enjoyed our meal. When you first walk in, It may look like a dive. The counters were a little messy and hand written signs on the door. The pictures on the wall were misplaced and had no theme.

We were greeted by the staff which was pleasant and placed our order. Service was quick. The food came out steaming hot. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich, fries, and beans. It was quite yum. The fries were steak cut and the beans were VERY good. I enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich but was very glad they had BBQ sauce on the table because the sandwich did not have enough sauce on it. They have the BEST sauce. Free water was a plus....

If I am ever back in KC...I will make a point to eat here again. I was staying at the Residence Inn Airport and it was a short walk... Yum.

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