Gates Bar-B-Q

1221 Brooklyn Ave (12th St. & Brooklyn Ave.)
Kansas City, MO 64127
(816) 483-3880
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am
11:00am - 12:00am



  • It is tradition to be greeted by a prompt, "Hi, May I help you?" Our tip: Don't be pressured; take your time and order what you want!
  • was great,customer service wonderful
  • Show up hungry cuz you'll leave more than full!
  • Mmmm burnt ends!!
  • Combo &half hold ham for Turkey four boner all beef lean as,short end to go
  • mix plate is where its @,
  • "Hi may I help you!" Seriously though, this place is fantastic. Burnt ends are outta this world!
  • This is the best Gates restaurant in the city. Try the spectacular lamb ribs-you won't find them anywhere else. Also love the burnt end sandwich and pork ribs!
  • Some good shit!
  • Lord have mercy! We barely put a dent in this! Delicious!
  • Ribs, slab
  • Turkey and pork sandwiches are good!
  • A KC bbq institution
  • Be sure to check out the lounge where you can take your food.
  • I prefer joe's KC BBQ. Though the bbq beans was really good.
  • What's not good? Super friendly service and excellent food. Had the sampler platter and it easily fed two. Going to try the mutton next time.
  • Get the combo meat platter.
  • I saw a roach. And it was huge
  • Great place to eat. BIG Ts is better
  • You know you're eating well in KC when the Barbecue Tours bus pulls up.

Nearby places

1 Royal Way
1727 Brooklyn Ave (at E 18th St)