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Snead's Bar B-Q

1001 E 171st St, 171st & Holmes Rd., Belton, MO 64012-5531
+1 816-331-7979
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brownie” (23 reviews)
“beef” (11 reviews)
“burnt ends” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1001 E 171st St, 171st & Holmes Rd., Belton, MO 64012-5531
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was another let-down. Food was okay, but doesn't live up to being legendary KC BBQ. If you live in Belton or Lock Lloyd, this is close and decent. If you live anywhere else, don't waste your time.

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Some friends recommended this place, but we were sorely disappointed. It's meh and so-so. Nothing great. The interior look like one of those throw-back places where the food makes up for the lack of decor? Except, the food is just as disappointing.

Thank Dell65
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I recently went out of my way to try Snead's Bar B-Q. They have been off the beaten track since 1956, so I thought they must be doing something right. They are. I had a Hoover sandwich, which has three different meats that are all...More

Thank SouthSeasAmerican
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

When it comes to barbecue, I am real picky. If you haven't read some of my reviews, I will let you know that I do have a Blue Ribbon from the American Royal BBQ and a Gold Medal from National for my BBQ. I also...More

Thank Chef-TK-KC
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I've intended to try Snead's for years and even more so after reading the laudatory TA reviews of their burnt ends. My wife and I each had the burnt ends and were very disappointed. First of all, they weren't burnt ends but were cubed brisket....More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Snead's is an out of the way BBQ restaurant but worth going to. The BBQ beans are sweet with molasses. I like the Log sandwich which is a mixture of crumbled meats. The fries are fresh cut and some of the best I've eaten. Be...More

Thank Kordster
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is our first time at Snead's, though it has been there since about the start of time.....had lunch and the server was attentive and our sandwiches (both had BBQ brisket) and fries came out very hot! The fries are homemade without being covered by...More

Thank Mongo2kool
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Been going to Sneads since I was a little girl. It has always had the BEST BBQ around. It still is. Do wish they would go back to serving toast instead of bread. Best slaw and French fries.

Thank Weezy660
Reviewed 19 March 2017

the 1st time I ate at Snead's it took us over an hour to get here from Independence, it was worth it and it still serves great food, BBQ, smoked Prime Rib on Friday and Saturday evening. it is delicious, we do prime rib a...More

Thank cware0901
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ, reasonably priced and served quickly. Will definitely return. It would be nice to have a more varied choice of drinks but can't fault the food.

Thank shammo2
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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
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 E 171st St, 171st & Holmes Rd., Belton, MO 64012-5531
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Belton
  • Phone Number: +1 816-331-7979
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