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4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
+1 816-671-1166
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (16 reviews)
“ribs” (37 reviews)
“beans” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for a quick stop on a road trip with coworkers. Quick lunch satisfied our hunger and got us back on the road with ease. Thanks!

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Food was great, no wait for lunch, super-attentive waitstaff! The location and parking made this even easier.

Thank NomadKC
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This restaurant is located off I-29 next to a Drury Inn hotel. The motto is "Smell the Smoke". I had the rib sandwich with potato salad. The sandwich was three ribs (still on the bone) with two slices of garlic bread. The potato salad is...More

Thank torpdo
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Fast, Inexpensive, and Delicious. Right off the interstate. Lunch portions were more than enough for me.

Thank stacey m
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat that wasn’t part of a chain and found this wonderful restaurant. It is right off the interstate so it’s easy to get to, the staff was well trained and pleasant. We had the catfish, sausage and beef....More

Thank 405deano
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

It took the waitess way too long to come get our drink order after we were seated. She seemed rather apathetic about her job. Only checked on us once throughout the meal. Now to the food. I'm a self-professed KC BBQ snob. This place offers...More

Thank donjuan909
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We had a really great experience eating here. Our waitress Anneliese (Sorry if I butchered her name) was excellent. We were fortunate to come in during a very slow time of the day so we had her full attention. We tried all the types of...More

Thank keegans_mom61
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This place is delicious! Not much of an option for dessert though. The employees and managers are super friendly and active. This place also sells the sauce they have in a little store, and they have a rewards program!

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal of ribs on our way back to Omaha. Great service and a great selection of sauces as well. I’ve stayed overnight near Bandana’s many times over the last few years and glad we made the stop here this evening (10/9). We...More

Thank Rgwallick
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Expected a lot more from the reviews so I was a little disappointed with meat that didn't cry out barbecue.....didn't see brisket offerings which to me are one of the essentials. Lots of sauces available and nice sides of brown beans and potato salad. Healthy...More

Thank Donald J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4225 Frederick Ave, Saint Joseph, MO 64506-3159
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-671-1166
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