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Wabash's BBQ and Blues Garden

) #3 of 23 Restaurants in Excelsior Springs €€ - €€€ American, , Barbecue
646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
+1 816-630-7700
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“burnt ends” (36 reviews)
“brisket” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Biker friends and myself went to this restaurant the other day and I was a great experience! The server was very friendly and highly accurate....wrote not a thing down, but all eight of us got perfectly what he had ordered, including the drinks! I had...More

Thank Mongo2kool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Wabash so many times and this is the first bad meal we've had. This one wasn't bad-it was TERRIBLE. My husband ordered burnt ends and got a roast...what on earth?!? I had a turkey sandwich which tasted oddly slimy. The saving...More

Thank robinrene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the area and decided to stop in and give the place a try. Located within walking distance of the historic hotel, "The Elms", Wabash is sure to be a new favorite place for BBQ. The building itself isn't much to look at, but...More

Thank Khagan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the smoked chicken. To.Die.For. It has almost a biker bar atmosphere! Loud blues, friendly people drinking their beer...and that chicken was worth the wait.

Thank robynsjh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heartily recommend the food here, not so much the atmosphere. I suggest eating in the front part or the bar. Back room very tired looking, tables way too close together. On Summer Saturdays they have live music and outdoor seating. We shared a meal which...More

Thank Shalley1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have been here a couple times and both times, it did not disappoint. It is nothing fancy or pretentious. The meats taste truly smoked and barbecued. You get very large portions with good service. The onion straws and mushrooms are good for starters. All...More

Thank Hank V
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Very affordable. Great food selections for the entire family. Kids are picky but they said these were the best chicken strips they ever had. This was our 2nd visit. We will return again.

Thank M6486NWdavidb
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My husband seen this restaurant in Excelsior so we decided to give it a try. We all ordered sandwiches and I also got the cream corn bites as an appetizer which everything was good. Their BBQ sauce is sweeter than I like but overall it...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Seven of us ate, four adults. Server was very nice, made sure drinks and food deliver. On time. Big portion great taste. Kids are always pickier.

Thank edwardcX5563ZW
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We miss KC BBQ, living in TX. Wabash is a great example of what KC BBQ is. We did have a long wait as we were with a big group, but it was worth it.. I had a brisket sandwich and fried mushrooms. Yum!

Thank Mendy B
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16 June 2016|
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Response from thefabulous4 | Reviewed this property |
When I asked the waitress she said they don't offer any gluten free options. I have a severe gluten allergy, I ordered a salad with smoked turkey and had no problems. If you are looking for gluten free the Mercantile in... More
2 December 2015|
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Response from DavidSX3828ND | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. If the restaurant has specials, it may change from time to time.
2 December 2015|
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Response from butterbean73 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of daily specials, I do not eat there anymore because they do not smoke on premises. It is cooked in Excelsior Springs and reheated here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 646 S Kansas City Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-2639
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Excelsior Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 816-630-7700
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