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Johnny's BBQ Olathe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1375 W Highway 56, Olathe, KS 66061-5268
+1 913-768-0777
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is awesome. Great ribs and sides but my all time favorite is the sliced chicken. OMG it is moist and the best ever

Thank Cynthia T
Olathe, Kansas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The reputation holds as one of KC best BBQ places to eat. Burnt Ends, ribs, large fries portion for two.

Thank Bill M
St. Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought virtually everything they offer. The sides (beans, cole slaw, fries) very excellent. We had ribs, brisket, pork, turkey. They were very good although I like my brisket more thick sliced versus thin. There were some small bones in the ribs which I disliked. Sauces were good.

Thank HiggySt_Louis
Kansas City
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Usually, these guys do a great job, but this day, not so much. I ordered the burnt end dinner to go and when I got it home, the burnt ends were more like chopped brisket.

Thank MBrownx4
Mesa, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Well this is it! The food here is so darn good it feels wrong! I LOVE the burnt end sandwich and the side of onion rings is enough for 2 or 3 people. The ribs are AMAZING also and they have plenty of meat on the bone! You can't go wrong with some spicy brisket and an ice cold beer... More 

Thank markECV
Olathe, Kansas
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Johnny's in Olathe is a second location in Johnson County for this old, established BBQ restaurant. Food is consistently good. On our most recent visit, service was quite slow, but probably due to other groups having just ordered. Ambiance is very casual, but appropriate for a restaurant like this. Ribs a tender and tasty, and priced well.

Thank Lovestotravel0927
Olathe, Kansas
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The BBQ and service have been good every time we've visited this location. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank hefesheppard
Olathe, Kansas
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Johnny's is a little off the beaten path. They have great BBQ without the big price tag. Great KC BBQ! Everything is great here. We love their food.

Thank lid535535
Gardner, Kansas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I've eaten a ton of barbecue and I'd have to say that Johnny's is definitely above average. The restaurant is clean, the service is good and of the 25-30 times we've eaten there, I've never had a complaint.

Thank Dave F
Denver, Colorado
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here with friends while traveling through the area and were wonderfully surprised at how good the food was! We just picked it randomly and are really glad we chose it. We ordered the sampler and really enjoyed it. It had ribs, sausage, brisket and pulled pork. Yum, yum, yum!!!

Thank Debra V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1375 W Highway 56, Olathe, KS 66061-5268
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Olathe
  • Phone Number: +1 913-768-0777

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