Gates is s must stop on your BBQ tour of Kansas City! More of a fast food style of ordering but the food is anything but fast food! Long hours of smoking the meat makes it super tender. I had the burnt end sandwich and...More
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As many have stated, the ordering process is kind of crazy and chaotic which can be overwhelming and confusing for some. The bbq is pretty good and affordable.
Gate's is a Kansas City staple and one of the more popular bbq joints in town - though there are plenty to choose from! Every establishment has good and bad days - this was a good day for Gate's! The service was fantastic, food delicious...More
I recommend calling your order in. Ordering in line can be chaotic and stressful but for some it is part of the charm. On busy days parking is non-existent. Get there early and wait for a spot. Don't be that jerk that parks where you...More
So the decor and chaotic ordering system may not be the best (no real lines to order, just a bunch of people milling around, and be prepared for someone to holler asking what you want as soon as you walk in), but I tried this...More
My friend raved about this place & we were SO disappointed. It was kinda confusing ordering if you have never been before. It is WAY too acidic & vinegary to stomach & the ribs were SOOOOOOO dry!
WOW - what a unique and friendly restaurant. Great bar-b-q meals and a good selection of choices all at reasonable prices. Friendly staff and if you leave hungry it is your own fault!
Ordered a rather large carry out order for family that was staying at KU Med center. Quick Service and the food was amazing!
Gates is a place that is almost aggressive in the way you're greeted (that's one of the reasons I tell out-of-town people to let the host order first so they get an additional 38 seconds to see the menu board), but once you're used to...More
I really enjoy going to this gates because they have chicken wings everyday. Also the service is usually really quick and I can grab some dessert with free coffee!