Food Tours Kansas City

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Kansas City BBQ Tour, KC's Best BBQ Tour


WHEN: Reservation Only: This is NOT the KC FOODIE TOUR and you cannot purchase tickets online for this event because of its popularity.  If you are interested in booking the BBQ Tour it must be made by request only. (Must have a minimum of 6 guests & subject to availability)




HOW MUCH: $115|Adult


WHAT’S INCLUDED: 3-3.5 Hours- All food tastings, enough for a hearty lunch; guided bus transportation with bits of fun KC history mixed in throughout. Guests will have an opportunity to purchase alcohol or spirits (when available) throughout the tour.  


SALES DEADLINE: Tickets must be purchased before 8:00 pm the evening before the tour.


WHO: All age groups and fitness levels


CAPACITY: 14 people per tour 


MEETING POINT: (Exact meeting location provided with ticket purchase)


Do you love BBQ?  Whether or not you are from KC the word “barbecue” is synonymous with our town, history, and is often times what draws visitors to our city.  Which Kansas City restaurants’ offer the “best barbecue” always generates fierce discussion amongst those loyal to smoked meats and should really come as no surprise that bbq is a BIG deal here in KC and deserves its own tour!  

KC Barbecue in all of its variations is rich in cultural heritage and just tastes great so where do we start?

With a plethora of BBQ restaurants’ to choose from, we will visit 5 different BBQ/BBQ themed tastings that will take us off-the-beaten path through some of KC’s most historic and iconic neighborhoods’. Our tour will give you the history of these neighborhood backdrops and locations as we head out to taste authentic, mouth-watering BBQ – Kansas City style! Delicious barbecue smothered with sweet and tangy finger-licking marinades, all regional favorites that round out this food tasting tour.

Your guide will provide a sampling of Kansas City culture and history sprinkled throughout this tour and stops may include a BBQ Pizza tasting, BBQ Chocolate tasting, pulled pork, burnt ends, brisket, sausage and much more. Join us for a guided tour of some of KC’s best BBQ joints.

Bring some friends, fill your plates, and taste the authenticity of Kansas City Barbecue on a 3.5 hour guided BBQ adventure.


Characterized by its slowly cooked meats, delicious BBQ sauce and dry rubs, Kansas City barbecue is celebrated and recognized as the BBQ capital of the US and this tour celebrates the different styles BBQ has evolved into the current offerings seen today in the locally owned mom & pop’s.  After your guided bus tour, explore Kansas City’s neighborhoods’ with confidence and take advantage of thoughtful recommendations from your local KC guide on the area’s full spectrum of cuisine, restaurants, entertainment and cultural offerings.


Our guided, KC BBQ Bus Tour will visit five to six Kansas City BBQ tasting locations within the epicurean hot-spot neighborhoods known for its culture, history and cuisine.  Mouth-watering BBQ food samplings, enough for a hearty lunch, are served from “mom and pop” specialty food stores and one-of-a-kind BBQ eateries.  Eating your way through the tour is just one of the highlights … add a smidge of history, a dash of culture and a pinch of famous name dropping … and you get a delicious afternoon of fun.

*Please note that all tastings and stops may be subject to change at any time.  *Please read cancellation policy provided on the checkout page BEFORE purchasing tickets.