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A Little BBQ Joint

) #1 of 205 Restaurants in Independence €€ - €€€ Barbecue, American
1101 W US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050-2338
+1 816-252-2275
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesy corn” (33 reviews)
“pulled pork” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
Barbecue, American
€€ - €€€
1101 W US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050-2338
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A gem of KC BBQ. Bar and grill like atmosphere. Full line of BBQ meals. The beef sandwich had lean, good-looking beef slices. It was large. Cole slaw was minced, but with substantial texture, not mushy. A bit different and very good. Napkins are paper...More

Thank TomM8132
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best ribs!! Cozy place. Decorated with classic car parts. Relaxed and great food. Cold beer. Place is local favorite and easy to find.

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there several times. The food is standard KC bbq fare with a little higher price but with inconsistent quality from dish to dish and visit to visit. Service is unfriendly at best.

Thank pizzaman549
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like to try to eat local when we travel. We found this little BBQ place in Independence. The outside could fool the casual observer as it has none of the polish of chain eateries, but it was worth the stop. The inside was just...More

Thank 3EvilleTs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little BBQ Joint has some outstanding BBQ for good prices. I tried their brisket chili and it was fantastic! Had great flavor and the brisket was so tender. I also tried their bacon chips. This is a great appetizer with great taste. Very unique but...More

Thank trainer05
Reviewed 1 week ago

The portions were good sized and the prices fair. A good place to get KC bar-b-que. Their special sauces allow you to taste sweet, spicy, extra spicy. The decor is fun and the mood is casual.

Thank wabashgrad75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pulled in to this little place rather than a bigger chain...advertised as one of the 10 best in Independence, MO. I have had a lot of BBQ ribs (on the bone), but these were the juiciest with the sweetest house sauce ever.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has great bbq, the friendliest staff, and a very unique atmosphere. We love it here! There is live music/bands playing several days of the werk/wknd. This place is usually busy, so be prepared to wait a few minutes--but it will be worth the...More

Thank Ava K
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite eateries in Independence. Little BBQ Joint with a lot of BBQ flavor. Can't recommend enough.

Thank jroady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local recommended this to us, which luckily we weren't too far away. Our crew was somewhat tired and hungry, which the food here hit the spot. My son loved his grilled PB&J and my ribs were excellent. Friendly staff with prompt service with comfortable...More

Thank Bishman97
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Jon H
30 October 2016|
Response from bullseyebuilder | Reviewed this property |
They don't have Gluten Free bread yet you can eat Gluten free easily. I had smoked turkey with a spicy cole slaw, no fries, and Jalepenos. So many times more than I could eat. If you have an idea ask, they will put it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 W US Highway 24, Independence, MO 64050-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 816-252-2275
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