These 7 Hole In The Wall BBQ Restaurants In Kansas Are Great Places To Eat
Kansas is home to a lot of older style buildings, and eateries that aren’t too pretty to look at. These places don’t have a lot of curb appeal compared to some, but what they have inside is better than most chains! When it comes to local restaurants in Kansas (or anywhere, for that matter) it’s usually the hole-in-the-wall joints that have the best food… am I right? Are you ready for some BBQ? (Isn’t the answer always “yes?!”) Check out the six spots below for some of the best BBQ restaurants in Kansas!
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Hole in the wall BBQ restaurants are scattered here and there all over Kansas. If you’re a BBQ enthusiast (who isn’t?) then stop and check ’em out when you see one. It’s impossible to beat Kansas BBQ, no matter where else you travel!
Address: 8669 W 135th St, Overland Park, KS 66223, USA
Address: 1018 Nickerson Blvd, Hutchinson, KS 67501, USA
Address: 1219 E 1st St, Pratt, KS 67124, USA
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Best BBQ Restaurants In Kansas
September 23, 2019
Is Kansas known for BBQ?
You bet it is! In fact, Kansas is known for having some of the best BBQ in the country!
What style of BBQ can be found in Kansas?
The predominant BBQ found throughout Kansas is called Kansas City-style BBQ. It includes succulent pit-cooked pork, beef, lamp, chicken, and even some kinds of fish, all smothered in a tomato-based sauce that’s a little spicy and just the right amount of sweet. If you really want a treat, then order up Burnt Ends from the menu and get ready for a feast!
What are the other best hole in the wall restaurants in Kansas?
Some of the best food in the state comes from small, mom and pop establishments, nostalgic drive-ins, and pop-up eateries that are each considered a hole in the wall, either for their size or for their lovingly worn buildings. If you’re in the mood for nostalgia, head to the Tri-Mee Drive-In restaurant over in Fredonia. The walk-up window at this small burger joint serves some of the best eats around. For tasty Italian fare, head to Kansas City to check out Garazzo’s… you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu at this hidden gem. For food that’ll bring back memories of your childhood, head to MeeMaw’s Kitchen in Pleasanton! You can’t go wrong with a hole-in-the-wall restaurant – unless you arrive without an appetite!
Born and raised Kansan, Clarisa has lived in both tiny towns and cities during her time here in the Sunflower State, mostly in the south central area. Clarisa is a stay-at-home mother of one crazy kid, two cats, and two geckos, and has been writing anything and everything since she's held a pencil, though Kansas and fantasy novels take up most of her time.
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