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Wabash's BBQ and Blues Garden

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
+1 816-630-7700
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great smoked BBQ !! The turkey was one of our favorites ! Gluten friendly also ! Large portions for the price !! Will have to come back here again !

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Thank Bob S
Excelsior Springs, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you like baby back ribs, this is your place. I am a local and frequent this establishment. Located in the old Wabash Railroad Depot, this place screams history as well as some of the best BarBQ you will ever put between your lips!

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Thank JailhouseInnKeeper
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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128 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two of us stopped for lunch having heard they had great BBQ! I ordered the Roundhouse sandwich with brisket and sliced pork! My friend ordered the Iron Horse with brisket. Can you say superb? Can you say it was amazing tender? Can you say it was some of the best BBQ? It was all of those!

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Thank K16kid
Saint Joseph
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Good food and portions, most comfortable in jeans and t-shirt. We did a sampler with an extra side, and both had a soda. Under $30.00

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Thank Rob W
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Wonderful BBQ Ribs and Slaw, Easy order to go and pick up service, Delicious taste and definitely the feeling that you are eating at a good ole Southern restaurant!

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Thank lisaann6760
Independence, Missouri
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Second time eating there- such a great flavor, fair prices- thoroughly enjoyed it both times. We have eaten on both sides of the restaurant- equally enjoyable.

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Thank Sheri M
Kansas City, Missouri
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I am writing another review because this place is that good. Living in K C every has their favorites. Mine is Rosedale, but Wabash is creeping up quickly. Love the food and the atmosphere. Not stuffy like some BBQ places can be.

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Thank Kathy M
Sweet Springs, Missouri
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Really great BBQ'ed meat and sauce. I had the Burnt Ends that were all beef. I always get burnt ends at every BBQ place I go, and these were great. The smoke ring was good and the flavor was awesome! Great appetizers! Good selection of beer. Great service and a great atmosphere in an old train depot!

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Thank MOFarmMom
Lebanon, New Jersey
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1,286 reviews
1,110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 409 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

A couple return visits this month after not being in the area for a couple years. Glad to say that the Wabash is still smokin'! The ribs are the highlight, and the pork, and burnt ends - its all good. If I had to pick somethingnot excellent, it would be the slaw - too creamy for me. Beans are above... More 

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Thank Morgan2010
Joplin, Missouri
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191 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

If you are staying at The Elms or are in the historic district, this is a good place to eat. We were there in the evening and were told it would take 30 to 40 minutes to get fries, but we got our food in about 20 minutes. The BBQ was pretty good. I prefer to sauce my own pulled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Excelsior Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 816-630-7700

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