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Smokehouse BBQ

19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
+1 816-795-5555
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“corn nuggets” (15 reviews)
“burnt ends” (61 reviews)
“beans” (36 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first experience with KC BBQ and my friend suggested this place. Noting up front that she felt that there was better meat elsewhere but the sides here were the best. We started with burnt ends and sweet corn nuggets. i have to...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasure to have BBQ in a comfortable setting with very good service and very good food. I highly recommend a visit for the entire family for any occasion.

Thank dickherbel
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying at a nearby hotel and were looking for a good KC BBQ place in the area. We both ordered the pulled pork which I thought was a bit undercooked. Only 2 selections of BBQ sauce too. A choice of ribs for a...More

Thank Rgwallick
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The food here is always good. They also do take out and that is nice since it is close to us. Their beans are so good that many people buy beans by the gallon for dinners. The meat is tender and well smoked. Ribs are...More

Thank Terry9872
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stopped in for a couple of appetizers and a drink (Rye). Misled by the reviews. It has the appearance more of a steakhouse than a BBQ place (nice booths, table cloths, etc). Food came out really quick (too quick?). Burnt ends were on the dry...More

Thank RogerA301
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We tried smokehouse for lunch. Jim had a pulled pork sandwich which was a large helping on a long sandwich roll. I had a rib and burnt end platter. This was the first time to this area and the burnt ends here were not as...More

Thank Al_n_Suzy_13
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This place smelled so good and the food lived up to expectations except the veggies were a little cold,

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I had the burnt ends and they were delicious. But the star of the show was the baked beans - quite possibly the best I've ever had. The bbq sauce was on the sweet side, as were the cole slaw and the baked beans. It's...More

Thank Bryant K
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat after a long flight and we were glad we did. The BBQ was tasty, the prices were reasonable, and the service was fast. There are three sandwiches on the lunch special that are worth sampling, although the...More

Thank theapp
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My wife and I went here for an early dinner after doing some shopping. The was no wait, which was good.. I had the combo plate with ribs and chicken and my wife had the catfish. Both were wonderful and the meat was very tender!...More

Thank CBR0107
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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