The Best Barbecue Restaurants in Kansas City

Handpicked Top 3 Barbecue Restaurants in Kansas City, Missouri. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


1000 West 39th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111

Since 2014

Sliced Brisket Sandwich, Sliced Smoked Turkey Sandwich, Sliced Brisket, Pulled Pork, Pork Ribs, Chopped Brisket, Texas Hot Links, Pulled Chicken, Smoked Turkey, St. Louis ribs, Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich, Smoked Pulled Chicken Sandwich, Smoked Chopped Brisket Sandwich, BBQ Sauce, Drinks, Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Beef & BBQ Pork

Combo Plate: Q39 spare ribs (2), sliced brisket, pulled pork, smoked chicken, sausage for $17 - Provides Blending national-championship barbecue with wood-fire grill - Takeaway & Catering Available - Certified Angus Beef brisket dinner plate $18

Price: Starts from $2.50

Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm


101 West 22nd Street, # 300, Kansas City, MO 64108

Since 1957

BBQ Chopped Brisket, Potato Salad, Coleslaw, Collard Greens, Broccoli Cheese, Fried Green Tomatoes, Pork Belly, Chicken Burger, Beef Burger, Pulled Chicken, Sausage, Brisket, Pork Ribs, Pulled Pork, Biscuits, Sandwiches, Prime Beef Brisket, Pickles, Sides, Banana Mess, Mac and Cheese, Full Rack of Ribs, Whole Chicken, & Pulled Chicken

Save 10% on any order of $50 or more - Specializes in traditional Kansas City Barbecue - Try ultimate rib dinner $30.99 and BBQ lunch combo for 14.49 - Specializes in traditional Kansas City Barbecue - Takeaway & Catering Available

Price: Starts from $3.50

Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm


1727 Brooklyn Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64127

Since 1908

Pork Ribs, Beef Ribs, Toppings, Whole Pecan Pie, Cheesecake Plain, Bottled Water, Sandwiches, BBQ Chicken, BBQ Beef Brisket, Hot Link Sandwiches, Mixed Greens, Potato Salad, Texas Beans, Cornbread, Pork Loin Plate, Chicken Baskets, Brisket Tacos, Cheese, Potato Chips, Soft Drinks, Homemade Desserts, Hot Links, Chicken, Burnt Ends & Beef Brisket

Combo Sandwiches: Any 2 meat for $10.55 - Try pork ribs whole slab for $20.95 - Taste the ham with fries $11.35 - Also serves in Kansas - Takeaway & Catering Available - Taste the Short End Ribs $14.70

Price: Starts from $2.90

Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri & Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm