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Smokehouse BBQ

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19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
+1 816-795-5555
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Bates City, Missouri
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194 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This business has been around for a long time. The quality has never diminished. We stopped in for a late lunch recently and were pleasantly surprised to find that it is just as good as it was several years ago when we visited. Surrounds are very nice. Service is prompt and friendly. Prices are in line with other BBQ restaurants... More 

Thank Linda D
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smokehouse BBQ has a very nice atmosphere with a separate bar and beautiful fireplace in the main dining area. Our favorite meats include the burnt ends and sliced brisket. The BBQ beans, cheesy corn and macaroni and cheese are wonderful side choices. Smokehouse BBQ is a great BBQ choice in the KC area.

Thank Don B
Independence, Missouri
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a great place to eat. We were greeted as soon as we entered.... The restaurant was clean and the décor was pleasant....The facility can handle large groups and single patrons....The food was tasty and served hot.....the server was pleasant and made suggestions....the cost of the meals were mid-range and appropriate for the serving....the only down side of... More 

Thank B3678AIwilliamb
kansas city missouri
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Took the bunch to smoke house for dinner. The food was excellent. I love the ham. Service was good with waiter being very attentive. Would recommend to anyone who loves bbq

Thank terrytman26
Wichita, Kansas
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138 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here after doing some shopping, and left totally pleased and stuffed! Our waiters were very pleasant and on top of things. The prices were reasonable, the portions are huge! But the food was the star of the show! We had pickle fries, and they were the best fried pickles we've had, and believe me we've had a... More 

Thank MrsCain811
Phila. PA
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My husband ordered a short rack of ribs and when it came out it was a very large portion so if you order this make sure you are hungry. I ordered a grilled chicken salad and it was a generous portion but finished it. Our friend had the steak and said it was good but couldn't finish it.

Thank BarbT_Phila_PA
Kansas City, Missouri
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Hands down, the best BBQ beans in this town! The burnt ends are also really good. The ribs are good (but I think Joe's are better...) My wife and I dine here frequently, and I have yet to get anything that I did not like. The service is always good.

Thank russelln745
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I had a two meat platter. The ribs were very good. Lots of flavor. Nice bark ring. They made them with light sauce, allowing the rub to shine. Solid burnt ends. Lots of bark flavor. The beans and mac and cheese were solid. plenty of parking, nice staff.

Thank Charles C
Independence, Missouri
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361 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Just got carryout from here. The service was friendly and it didn't seem all greasy inside like a lot of BBQ places . The food was really good too I had burnt ends

Thank osanida
Smithville, Missouri
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The wife and I frequent this place regularly. I love the ribs and burnt ends. The service is always great and they have a full service bar that is staffed with bar tenders that know what they're doing.

Thank patappana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-795-5555

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