We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Red Shanty Barbeque and Roadside Cafe

) #2 of 15 Restaurants in Higginsville €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
2201 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-1641
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
2201 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-1641
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (39)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 1 July 2017

We were not at all familiar with this town and we were riding around looking for a place to eat. We wanted a local place and this really fit the bill. I loved walking through the liquor store part of the building to be seated...More

Thank sjhb07
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great find! Loved the outdoor seating! Food was really good. We enjoyed our time there having drinks and eating. Only disappoint was the desserts they made sound so good. Not good. We tried 3 different ones. Would go back though and just wouldn't order those....More

Thank travelingfromtokan
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant will surprise you!! I was a little skeptical when we pulled in but was very pleased with our visit. The food was wonderful, desserts are sinfully delicious, the staff was great & the restaurant was extremely clean. Can't wait to visit again!!

Thank Babyjane59
Reviewed 3 May 2017

First, this is a fun place to visit and just walk around the shop and entrance. Second, we haven't even tried the beers or other drinks...yet. Third, the BBQ is excellent - great taste and very moist. Fourth, the deserts ARE TO DIE FOR! Fifth...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Higginsville and this restaurant was opened after I had moved out of town as an adult. I had read good reviews in the Rural Missourian publication so I had to check it out myself! I went with my family of four...More

Thank Kevin_and_Emily
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I live in Warrensburg, but I love to take my friends on a little trip to Red Shanty. The wedge salad is delicious (I've never seen anything like it). I usually order the Hobo Pack, and pay 99 cents more for the burn ends. It's...More

Thank FrannyGlass1976
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Hey for all you road warriors that are tired of the every day same ole chain food joints along the Interstate HWY's here is ONE you need to try, Take a few minutes of your planned trip stop for lunch or dinner drive NORTH about...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Rustic charm as others mentioned, good service and out if this world bbq. Had long ribs, smoked brisket and the burnt ends. We were just passing through the area...this was a gem.

Thank WIIrishGirl10
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A very good experience. Rustic atmosphere. They don't have milk shakes or malts. When I came in they said that they had run out of ribs. They then said that if I wait 5 minutes that there would be ribs. When I was paying the...More

Thank k1200lt2010
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Where else will you find a liquor store that flows right into a pretty good restaurant? The Red Shanty has a good reputation in the area. Our motel clerk recommended it. Good selection, meats were very well prepared and served.

Thank NeilfromDayton
Nearby Restaurants
The Belarussian Baker
41 reviews
1.59 km away
Generations Cafe
24 reviews
1.38 km away
Shafer's Crazy Cone
9 reviews
1.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kleinschmidts Western Store
25 reviews
7.90 km away
Battle of Lexington State Historic Site
46 reviews
18.07 km away
La Bella Vineyards & Winery
5 reviews
18.69 km away
One Good Taste Country Store
5 reviews
22.17 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Red Shanty Barbeque and Roadside Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 2201 Highway 13 Blvd, Higginsville, MO 64037-1641
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Higginsville
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing