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    Kansas City BBQ

    I will be heading down to KC in a couple of weeks and would like some suggestions on a few good BBQ places. I have ate at Jack Stacks before and was not impresses with the quality of food for what I had to pay. Anyone know of any good locally owned places?



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Oklahoma joes



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    I haven't been down to KC in a while however, my best friend goes down there a couple of times a year and they swear by Arthur Bryant's BBQ.


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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Jack Stack is all about what you get.


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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Quote Originally Posted by kcclones View Post
    Oklahoma joes
    Yup

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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Oklahoma Joe's
    Arther Bryant
    Gates

    Can't go wrong with any of these. Very affordable as well.



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    I love Jack Stack, I just don't get the appeal for Bryant's.



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Gates has hands down the best BBQ. I would rate them.

    Gates
    Arthur Bryants
    Famous Daves
    KC Masterpiece
    Jack Stack


    Gates is affordable and plentiful. It is a counter place so don't expect to sit down and order. They do have beer if you feel (Like Me) that BBQ is best complimented with it.



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    I see the usual suspects have been rattled off.

    Try LC's. It's in a scary place. It has bars on the windows.

    They've got the best burnt ends I've had.



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Across the menu, Oklahoma Joe's for the win.

    At Gates it is the burnt end on a bun. That is great, but never been a fan of much of the rest of the menu. Both places are counter service, nothing fancy.

    Personally I like Jack Stack, but if it isn't your thing, plenty of other options. I found Arthur Bryants okay, but with the other options in town I wouldn't seek it out.

    Is there a KC Masterpiece even open anymore? The only one I knew about was off I435 and Metcalf in Overland Park, and that shut down about a year ago.



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Arthur Bryant's is excellent



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    I concur with the Oklahoma Joe's crowd - that is some awesome BBQ!!!!


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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Quote Originally Posted by acgclone View Post
    Oklahoma Joe's
    Arther Bryant
    Gates

    Can't go wrong with any of these. Very affordable as well.
    That is my ranking exactly. All 3 are great though.


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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    Thanks for all the imput. Now I will just have to find out where these places are at.



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    Re: Kansas City BBQ

    This should cover the locations of Arthur Bryants, Oklahoma Joes, Gates and even LC's... I haven't had the chance to get to Gates or LC's yet, but I would put Oklahoma Joes above Arthur Bryant's based upon my experience thus far.

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