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The 11 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Lenexa

Updated: July 7, 2022

Why not let Lenexa’s pitmasters delight you with BBQ styles from West Texas, Kansas City, or South Carolina? Only Lenexa’s true masters have conquered BBQ so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sources for the list below. If you are after grilled corn or pork ribs then no one does it better than these BBQ spots.!

Find the perfect Barbeque spot

The Junction on Santa Fe

American, $$, LenexaAmerican, $$Lenexa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Zarda

American, $$, LenexaAmerican, $$Lenexa
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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Q39 South

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Brobecks Barbeque

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Buck Tui BBQ

Thai, $$, Overland ParkThai, $$Overland Park
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Johnny's BBQ Olathe

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Burnt End BBQ

American, $$, Overland ParkAmerican, $$Overland Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Blind Box BBQ

American, $$, ShawneeAmerican, $$Shawnee
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

R.J.'s Bob-Be-Que Shack

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$Mission
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Crazy Good Eats

American, $$, OlatheAmerican, $$Olathe
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Barbeque craving shouldn't be a full-time job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5301 Lenexa restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 257 top lists and articles from the likes of Three Best Rated and Visit Overland Park. The restaurants you see have been featured in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Overland Park, KS, Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Olathe, KS and Visit Overland Park - Food You've Gotta Try In Overland Park. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Barbeque aficionado in you will rejoice.

FAQ

Jack Stack Barbecue - Lenexa, The Junction on Santa Fe, and Zarda are the highest-rated late-night spots for barbeque in Lenexa.

Jack Stack Barbecue - Lenexa, The Junction on Santa Fe, and Zarda are the highest-rated barbeque spots to get a quick lunch in Lenexa.

Jack Stack Barbecue - Lenexa, The Junction on Santa Fe, and Zarda are the highest-rated barbeque spots for lunch in Lenexa.

Jack Stack Barbecue - Lenexa, The Junction on Santa Fe, and Zarda are the highest-rated barbeque spots for dinner in Lenexa.

Jack Stack Barbecue - Lenexa, The Junction on Santa Fe, and Zarda are the highest-rated barbeque spots for a pick-up order in Lenexa.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • Pair Sauvignon Blanc with pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    Not sure what white wine to drink with your pork ribs with a barbecue rub? Try Sauvignon Blanc. The acidic flavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • Pair Rosé with grilled turkey burger

    When considering how to best enjoy your grilled turkey burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Rosé complements the dish as it battles the grilled flavours.


  • The perfect match for grilled fish steak

    Experts suggest pairing a grilled fish steak with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.


Fun facts about Barbeque

  • Expensive taste

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • For the love of chicken wing

    The love for chicken wing is unlimited in The United States - that’s why they celebrate National Chicken Wing Day every year.

  • The record holder

    A little chili pepper string never hurt anybody! The size of the longest chili pepper string might surprise you, coming in at 4,576 feet 9 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

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