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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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kansas city missouri
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105 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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137 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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358 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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
Pleasant Valley, Missouri
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is just one of my favorite bbq places. We have really good bbq in KC. Usually I get ribs. I love ribs that come off the bone easily....and this place does it right. The beans and coleslaw are yummy also. It's a nice restaurant....but it's funny.....I usually get it to go and bring home. I also get there bbq... More 

Thank naidapv
Rapid City, South Dakota
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

So so BBQ. Side dishes are the usual. Quick wait staff. Multiple menu items. Something for everyone.

Thank ritamI2364VM
Chicago, Illinois
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138 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Smokehouse Resturant willl give you a true taste of Kansas City Style BBQ. I would reccomend hte Burnt Ends. This is not a BBQ Joint but a BBQ Resturant. More upscale suitable for Business to romantic date, as well as families. Where this establishment differs from other BBQ is the choice of side is lot healthier. Like delicious steamed veggies.... More 

Thank rd400

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
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?