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Arthur Bryant's BBQ

1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127-2590
+1 816-231-1123
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pulled pork” (143 reviews)
“ribs” (337 reviews)
“fries” (300 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127-2590
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our meal, a slab of pork ribs, bbq beans, and slaw, was delicious. I haven't yet tried all the bbq places in KC but this one is my favorite so far (Gates is 2nd and Jack Stack 3rd). While the food was delicious, the restaurant...More

Thank ColetteSouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never will I understand why management thinks that it is a good idea to train the staff to be rude to customers. That being said, if you're going to be so blatantly rude at least have good food to back it up. If you want...More

2  Thank Hayden P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is great here if your looking for KC BBQ, I love the brisket and the ribs are also good. Portions are good price is average and the food is above average. This and Jack Stacks are my 2 favorites.

Thank DavidByk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heard a lot about Arthur Bryant’s. So we decided to visit the location on Brooklyn after our visit to the Jazz and National Negro League Museums. We walked in and immediately felt the grease on the floor. Take baby steps so you don’t fall. The...More

Thank Vetskidog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited by recommendation of a local. Good food on general. The ribs, potatoe salad, and baked beans were delicious. There many different choices of sauces which nice to play around with. The restaurant was a dive with greasy floors and cafeteria-style ordering. Would not recommend...More

Thank Kait C
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place! Food is always good. Last time got the beef sandwich and fries . The meat was really good but was not warm at all. The pig on a bun was awesome from previous visit.. Love your Cole slaw! Always leave full with...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Barbecue is very good. Big slabs of ribs smothered in their barbecue sauce. I would recommend to friends visiting. No ambiance at all so probably not a good place for a first date. They sell their barbecue sauce in bottles which is a good thing...More

Thank gbzayds
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This was a neat place but the neighborhood is pretty run down. The food was great, served on a tray covered with parchment paper. Go for lunch, cause at night see,s like a rough neighborhood.

Thank Al W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

As usual Arthur Bryant's was very good though it has been about four years since my last visit. The portions are so large it was wise for my wife and I to share. We had ribs which were tender and juicy and also pulled pork...More

Thank payne t
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The meat/original sauce are still great but we were pleased with the sweet kick sauce we had not tried before. It's old decor adds a certain amount of charm to the place and it's really just surrounded by other businesses, near downtown, not what I...More

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Bob M
4 June 2017|
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Response from Terry R | Reviewed this property |
There's no designated RV parking however the parking lot should accomodate the size of your coach. However, access and exiting very well could be a challenge.
5 May 2017|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, in fact, I went on a Sunday.
14 April 2017|
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Response from Chef-TK-KC | Reviewed this property |
For lunch there is a multitude of places for you to try. if you're looking for barbecue and want to go to one of the Kansas City institutions, Arthur Bryant's and Gates are both right off of I-70 downtown. Gates is on 12th... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City, MO 64127-2590
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-231-1123
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