Arthur Bryant's BBQ

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1702 Village West Pkwy
Kansas City, KS 66111
(913) 788-8200
Mon–Thu: 11:00 AM–9:00 PM Fri–Sat: 11:00 AM–10:00 PM Sun: 11:00 AM–8:00 PM

There's a long line inside this fluorescent-lit, linoleum-floored barbecue joint, and you better know what you want when you get up to that glass window — or be able to figure it out fast — 'cause it's hot back there and they don't suffer fools lightly. But when you get that plate full of meat with those soft, square slices of white bread and sit down with a bottle of sauce and dig in, it's pretty much one of those meals you're always going to remember.  — Maryse Chevriere, 2/18/2011

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While the Original sauce is famous, don't leave without trying the Rich and Spicy.
Kansas City
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 11:35
Best BBQ in the Midwest!
Sunday, July 25, 2010 - 11:03
There's a long line inside this fluorescent-lit, lineoleum-flooredbarbecue joint, so you better know what you want when you get up to that glass window.
The Daily Meal
Friday, March 4, 2011 - 06:13
Arthur Bryants is delicious... all 3 sauces are great, but the original is still a favorite, no matter where I travel. The new location is awesome and they have great people behind the counter!
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 11:10
Order the meat by the pound.
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 17:32
Can't go wrong with ribs.:-)
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 12:31
Split the fries with someone. As big as the sandwiches are...
Saturday, August 20, 2011 - 11:46
Beef brisket, original sauce. Totally the best BBQ in KC.
Saturday, July 23, 2011 - 15:50
Sweet heat bbq sauce is great, short end ribs were great, not dry at all. Combo meal provided abundance of food but that is a good problem. Check it
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - 10:15
Do a shot of "Original Sauce" - just like the President did !
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 14:24
Use the Original Sauce for best flavor.
Sunday, August 8, 2010 - 10:20
If you like BBQ, you need to try this place!
Sunday, July 4, 2010 - 10:20
This is the best Barbeque in Kansas or Missouri!!!
Saturday, June 5, 2010 - 11:02
Burnt ends are an absolute must.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 18:12
It is super BIG portions of burnt ends and bread!! Share with somebody!!
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 23:12
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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 08:07
The burnt ends are delicious!
Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 05:21
I didn't know what to expect, but the first thing I didn't like was the way you got your food.
Monday, February 17, 2014 - 11:07
Biggest BBQ let-down of my life. Drove 3 hours to try it and was so disappointed.
Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 14:19
Super Rude Staff! Go somewhere else!
Friday, May 31, 2013 - 16:06