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1218 Swift Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116-4012
+1 816-221-2535
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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North Kansas City, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Their food taste like it has been warmed up in the micro wave, not fresh as in other BBQ restrurants here in KCMO

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Thank blwcjohnson49
Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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156 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second visit. Nothing fancy about the decor but the food is always very good. Service was a little slow tonight but overall the experience was good. I had 2 meat plate with Ham and Sausage which was good but not great.

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Thank KalS299
Virginia Beach, VA
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very freindly place with big portions. A little on the pricey side for the neighborhood. I did not hink the BBQ was anything special. Have a few beers and enjoy the freindly atmosphere.

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Thank DSWinVB
Fargo, North Dakota
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Order the ribs! Bought the platter and wished I would have bought just the ribs. Brisket, ham, sausage was all good. The sides were all really good especially the casserole potatoes! We all tried something different and nothing missed. Only thing we did not try was the pulled pork. Will definitely go back for more ribs they were 5 stars!

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Thank Ron A
Vancouver BC Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Sometimes a person just has to do it. I had ribs and beans and the broccoli casserole. Spectacular! Our server was so friendly. The place was spotlessly clean. Basic decor mostly ribbons from BBQ competitions. But wow just super. Even bought a T-shirt!

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Thank portou
Atlanta, Georgia
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113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Giving my honest review here. BBQ is just okay for a Kansas City BBQ. The area which has a lot others with better taste. The staff spent more time loafing in the service area rather than checking in the customer. Drinks went empty. Maybe it was just a bad day or crew and your experience will be better.

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Thank Jim S
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Out running errands, was in the area and stopped for dinner. I've been here several times since they moved from the old building next door. To be honest, I like dives with good food, so I might be biased, but the BBQ just doesn't seem quite as good anymore. I had the two meat meal and the beef brisket and... More 

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Thank Khagan G
Iowa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Kinda dead due to the impending 'Ice-pocalypse' but service was great, food came out fast, filling portion sizes. Good beer selection.

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Thank crturboguy
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

WOW! To call this great BBQ is to do it an injustice. This is world class BBQ. The meat was cooked to perfection with an impressive smoke ring on the brisket. The sauce is a perfect accompaniment to the meat - The meat really doesn't need it, but it make the flavors stand out that much more. A Gotta Go... More 

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Thank navyhmc
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The dishes we had were hit or miss. The burnt ends had a strange taste (like reheated from the day before)? The green beans were straight out of a can with the addition of some onions, no seasoning or bacon. Also the beef brisket was dry. Let down by the sweet tea, came out of a machine :(. The positives... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1218 Swift Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116-4012
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-221-2535

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?