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Johnny's BBQ Olathe

1375 W Highway 56, Olathe, KS 66061-5268
+1 913-768-0777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burnt ends” (22 reviews)
“ribs” (29 reviews)
“hickory bbq” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1375 W Highway 56, Olathe, KS 66061-5268
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Forget the other BBQ joints. Johnny's is the hidden gem of Kansas City BBQ. Great smoke flavor and not overwhelming. Good specials on their full slabs. The sandwich and a half is out of this world. The brisket melts in your mouth.

Thank num1chiefsfan
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Really good BBQ and generally not that busy at dinner time. Service has always been good and you can’t beat their large M&M cookies. Also have Red Cream soda which is a favorite.

Thank paulofks
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Great owner. Attentive staff. Excellent BBQ. I had the dinner special. Turkey sandwich was excellent...very juicy. Just 20 cents extra to add a few onion rings to my order of fries. Both very hot...just the way i like em. You cant miss...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The ribs are always very meaty, tender, and a great sauce. The slaw is really good. We like the dressing, not too tart. The cabbage is crisp.

Thank carolaS6273LL
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is the second time I have done take out from Johnny's in Olathe. Seems to me the young ladies behind the counter need an attitude adjustment, understanding how to treat customers. Several weeks ago, I sat at the counter for over 20 minutes waiting...More

Thank Woody1048
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I forgot I was in KC and they serve their Q wet. Next time I will remember to order them dry. Very tasty though and the sides were also good. Especially the beans. Service was prompt and friendly. Overall a great meal at a great...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The ribs were very good, thankfully didn't need sauce. In my opinion their sauce is horrible. My husband had the burnt ends....not real burnt ends, seemed liked dices of brisket. okay - but not great. Fries were just frozen stuff.....and the beans I could only...More

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lots of choices. Large portions. Fries and onion rings are great. We have been here several times and will keep returning.

Thank KChusker
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I liked Johnny's, not fancy just good food & pleasant waitress, worth the drive. Burnt ends were good, beans, very good, coleslaw was good also. Overall just a nice quiet place to get good BBQ!

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I would like people to give this place a try, it does not have the glorified big business ranking systems behind it , it just has very good food. We decided five years ago to cater our sons wedding using Johnny's (he wanted to ship...More

Thank karenvoyager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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