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Smokehouse BBQ

) #6 of 205 Restaurants in Independence €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
+1 816-795-5555
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corn nuggets” (13 reviews)
“burnt ends” (55 reviews)
“beans” (34 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our regular places to eat in Independence MO. Reminiscent of Smokestack BBQ. The burnt ends are good, pork ribs are best. Recommended

Thank ChuckandDave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burnt ends were delicious but the pulled pork was mushy and turkey was not that flavorful. My family of 4 ate here for $90 at lunch, which I felt was way too expensive.

Thank 510AnnGAR510
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lunch visit with a small group, meeting others there. The wait staff was a little reluctant to seat us close together, but did in the end. Drinks were served quickly and lunch orders were also timely. Food was very good,expecially liked the burnt...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We selected this place based upon on-line menu. Glad we did! We ordered the Family Gathering. Great sample of the meats and both the house and spicy sauce were great additions to all four meats. The staff we friendly and did a good job of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for the first time. Had the burnt end sandwich and it was excellent. Sometimes burnt ends are very chewy and dry, but these were great. Large sandwich with lots of fries (nothing special, just typical fries) and a side of cole slaw which...More

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us dined here for a business dinner and all had good food with fast service. The menu is newly designed. The chicken and burnt ends received high compliments, but my pulled pork had too much fat. The sides were excellent---cheesy corn, baked beans,...More

Thank MJKC_11
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Cozy feel with fantastic food. I love the smoked meat here. I get the pork and brisket. Sweet Corn Nuggets are great also. Ooooo and the cheesy corn. I like my meat without sauce because I like to really taste the meat but others in...More

Thank crystalcH5470HK
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with the staff, we came in late, which could have had something to do with dry chicken. However, since I had the sampler plate, I felt the Beef short ribs were extremely good along with spare ribs, burnt ends, and brisket...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

After we landed we were starving and decided to check out a barbecue joint. It was mediocre. I felt the BBQ lacked seasoning. However, our server was fantastic !

Thank Terrah L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The BQ is very good. It is one of the better BQ places in the Kansas City area. We have eaten there many times and have been pleased. The only dish I do not care for is the Burnt Ends. The meat is shredded not...More

Thank Bob D
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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, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19000 E 39th St S, Independence, MO 64057-2315
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-795-5555
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