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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

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11950 South Strang Line Road, Olathe, KS 66062
+1 913-782-6858
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kansas
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188 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is by far the best BBQ in the Kansas city area. Been a lot of times and have never been disappointed. It is always packed. Line out the door. Don't let that scare you away. The line moves quickly. Z Man is the bomb. Its also a favorite. the only thing I would change about this place is for... More 

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Thank ssheilmn
Olathe
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Never ever let the long line fool you. It moves fast and the food is always awesome. Always. Yes the Z-man is a favorite but no matter what you order. Great!

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Thank Tom G
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are many BBQ restaurants in KC but without a doubt the best all around BBQ in the KC metro area. Fast friendly service, very clean and great atmosphere. A must when in KC

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Thank Richard W
Olathe, Kansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Long lines but moves quickly! Food is some of the best of KC barbecue! Highly recommend the ribs. Side dishes are the usual..beans..fries etc

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Thank Carol B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Lots of great BBQ in KC but Joes Kansas City is my favorite and is my choice where to take out of town friends when they ask to try Ksnsas City BBQ. Be prepared to wait in line to order, but the wait is well worth it. All food on menu is terrific.

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Thank Will S
Olathe, Kansas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I love this place!! It's comfortable, easy to order, and I've never had a mediocre meal. Even the sides are super yummy. Crazy busy at lunch...any day Of the week. But order and carry out is great too!!

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Thank Mom23ManUfans
Olathe, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my adult son's favorite BBQ place in KC. He would give it 5 stars. Its casual, order in line and pick up at the end of the line. For me that is why I give it 4 stars. I do like fine dining. But it is good food. Love the potato salad! The price is right!

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Thank BelleJKE
Olathe, Kansas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Kansas City has dozens of well-known BBQ restaurants. This is one of the better ones near us. If you like a variety of BBQ's you have to visit Kansas City. While you are here visit some of these unique features: the Marble factory, the WWI museum & monument, our Jazz history, our Afro-American baseball hall of fame, our Kauffman performing... More 

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Thank carolynner472
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is time and time again the Best BBQ in Kansas CIty. It is always consistent and doesnt dissppoint. It is where we take our guests from out of town.

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Thank Matthew L
Olathe, Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food and fast. Yummy Drop off the bone..no sause needed on these ribs. This is what KC b-que is all about. If there is a line....no worries, it move fast

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Thank Paul C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11950 South Strang Line Road, Olathe, KS 66062
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olathe
  • Phone Number: +1 913-782-6858

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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