Best ribs in Kansas City

Check out the top ribs in Kansas City, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que
1. Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que
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138 local reviews
3002 West 47th Avenue, Kansas City
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 913-722-3366
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Samantha
The original Joe's Kansas City BBQ, in a gas station! World-famous for ribs, Z-man, brisket, & more! Go early…
Lauren
The original Joe's Kansas City BBQ, born out of a gas station in Kansas City and world-famous for ribs, Z-man,…
Chris
Most popular BBQ spot in KC within walking distance. There is ALWAYS a line outside, it's that good. The line…
1. Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que
1. Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que
host-0host-1host-2
138 local reviews
3002 West 47th Avenue, Kansas City
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 913-722-3366
Samantha
Samantha
The original Joe's Kansas City BBQ, in a gas station! World-famous for ribs, Z-man, brisket, & more! Go early or call in an order to go to…
Lauren
Lauren
The original Joe's Kansas City BBQ, born out of a gas station in Kansas City and world-famous for ribs, Z-man, & brisket. If you've ever…
Chris
Chris
Most popular BBQ spot in KC within walking distance. There is ALWAYS a line outside, it's that good. The line moves fast but you can also…
2. All Slabbed Up BBQ
2. All Slabbed Up BBQ
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5 local reviews
405 Muncie Rd, Leavenworth
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:30 AM
(913) 727-5227
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Stan
Award winning BBQ ribs!! Delicious and generous serving sizes! The place is nothing grand for decor, but the…
2. All Slabbed Up BBQ
2. All Slabbed Up BBQ
host-0
5 local reviews
405 Muncie Rd, Leavenworth
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:30 AM
(913) 727-5227
Stan
Stan
Award winning BBQ ribs!! Delicious and generous serving sizes! The place is nothing grand for decor, but the BBQ is terrific!
3. Char Bar
3. Char Bar
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44 local reviews
4050 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City
+1 816-389-8600
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Carrie
This is in my opinion, the best ribs in town. They have a great atmosphere too.
Ashleigh
Hipster sit down BBQ place down in Westport. I love their ribs!
3. Char Bar
3. Char Bar
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44 local reviews
4050 Pennsylvania Ave, Kansas City
+1 816-389-8600
Carrie
Carrie
This is in my opinion, the best ribs in town. They have a great atmosphere too.
Ashleigh
Ashleigh
Hipster sit down BBQ place down in Westport. I love their ribs!
4. Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
4. Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
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35 local reviews
1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 816-231-1123
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Kenny
Arthur Bryant, the legendary King of Ribs, is the most renowned barbequer in history! This place is a KC gem…
Mike
Iconic BBQ. Excellent burnt ends and ribs. This is where the good presidents go when they're in town.
4. Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
4. Arthur Bryant's Barbeque
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35 local reviews
1727 Brooklyn Ave, Kansas City
Closed · Opens Tuesday 10:00 AM
+1 816-231-1123
Kenny
Kenny
Arthur Bryant, the legendary King of Ribs, is the most renowned barbequer in history! This place is a KC gem. The walls are covered with…
Mike
Mike
Iconic BBQ. Excellent burnt ends and ribs. This is where the good presidents go when they're in town.
5. Jack Stack Barbecue - Freight House
5. Jack Stack Barbecue - Freight House
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53 local reviews
101 W 22nd St, Kansas City
Open · Closes in 19 minutes
+1 816-472-7427
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Josh + Vienna
Solid kc bbq - crown royal prime rib, cheesy corn, and baked beans - yes, yes, yes!
5. Jack Stack Barbecue - Freight House
5. Jack Stack Barbecue - Freight House
host-0
53 local reviews
101 W 22nd St, Kansas City
Open · Closes in 19 minutes
+1 816-472-7427
Josh + Vienna
Josh + Vienna
Solid kc bbq - crown royal prime rib, cheesy corn, and baked beans - yes, yes, yes!
6. Jack Stack Barbecue - Martin City
6. Jack Stack Barbecue - Martin City
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8 local reviews
13441 Holmes Rd, Martin City
Open · Closes in 19 minutes
+1 816-942-9141
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Vivian
Have you been try a handcrafted cocktail of SMOKED APPLE MANHATTAN yet? It is best cocktail tested country…
Matt
This is another fantastic BBQ joint. They have amazing Lamb Ribs also the Crown Prime beef rib is basically a…
6. Jack Stack Barbecue - Martin City
6. Jack Stack Barbecue - Martin City
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8 local reviews
13441 Holmes Rd, Martin City
Open · Closes in 19 minutes
+1 816-942-9141
Vivian
Vivian
Have you been try a handcrafted cocktail of SMOKED APPLE MANHATTAN yet? It is best cocktail tested country side.Great of service and the…
Matt
Matt
This is another fantastic BBQ joint. They have amazing Lamb Ribs also the Crown Prime beef rib is basically a steak on a giant bone. It's…
7. Jack Stack Barbecue - Overland Park
7. Jack Stack Barbecue - Overland Park
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11 local reviews
9520 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park
Open · Closes in 19 minutes
(913) 385-7427
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jennifer
Great Baby back Ribs and the signature crown prime rib is unbelievable. Enough for 2-3 people.
Steve
One of the best BBQ in KC. 2.5 miles. Crown Prime Rib is the best. Enough for 2.
7. Jack Stack Barbecue - Overland Park
7. Jack Stack Barbecue - Overland Park
host-0host-1
11 local reviews
9520 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park
Open · Closes in 19 minutes
(913) 385-7427
Jennifer
Jennifer
Great Baby back Ribs and the signature crown prime rib is unbelievable. Enough for 2-3 people.
Steve
Steve
One of the best BBQ in KC. 2.5 miles. Crown Prime Rib is the best. Enough for 2.