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Johnny's BBQ Olathe

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1375 W Highway 56, Olathe, KS 66061-5268
+1 913-768-0777
10:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Olathe, Kansas
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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
Olathe, Kansas
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The ribs here are succulent, meaty, and tender. The fries are awesome, as are their onion rings! Wait staff is friendly and helpful as well. Specials every day of the week. Open on Sundays, too.

Thank Jan B
Gardner, Kansas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

What can I say. The brisket is wonderful along with the ribs. Johnny's is very under rated. Very nice dining area and the girls are nice and helpful.

Thank num1chiefsfan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Not a fancy or large place....just comfortable atmosphere, with real good food, and friendly service for a fair price.

Thank Herman R
Olathe, Kansas
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

I love there sausage sandwiches. My wife loves the ribs. Smaller place and not much parking. Its always crowded, but the wait .is worth it

Thank mistergks
Emporia, Kansas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in mid afternoon on a Saturday. Had beef for mine and the rest of the family had pulled pork. We had planned on eating at guy n maes in Williamsburg KS, but hit them on their annual summer vacation so we're closed. Decided to try BBQ in Olathe. It was just ok, not remarkable not bad. I'd recommend Williamsburg... More 

Thank 1kscouple

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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?