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Kansas City BBQ Tour, KC's Best BBQ Tour


WHEN: Thursday & Friday


TIME: Tours depart promptly at 12:30 pm


HOW MUCH: $115|Adult


WHAT’S INCLUDED: 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 tour(s)


WHO: All age groups and fitness levels


CAPACITY: 14 people per tour 


 WHAT TO WEAR: Comfortable clothing and shoes


WEATHER CONDITIONS: Tour takes place rain or shine


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. Our enthusiastic tour guides share their knowledge and recommendations of architectural standouts, backdoor venues and Kansas City’s role in Prohibition as well as exciting local attractions and restaurants.

 *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.



Call (913) 634-0444 or click below to purchase tickets. All tickets include food & beverage, taxes & gratuity for all restaurant staff. (Tour guide gratuity not included) $115/pp