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News and Awards

Many fine establishments can boast of being visited by US Presidents or Hollywood movie stars. It's nice to be visited by those fine folks, but what really counts is the everyday customers that keep coming back to your restaurant.

They don't become loyal fans because someone famous once ate there, they do it because they personally enjoy the food, atmosphere, and service they receive whenever they visit. At Jack Stack Barbecue, we value our customers' input.

That is why we're especially proud of the many surveys and ratings that consistently choose Jack Stack Barbecue as their favorite barbecue restaurant. We are very proud to have been serving our barbecue since 1957, and we look forward to the next 50 years as well. "Thank You" to all of our fans around the world, but especially to our everyday customers that help to make us the success that we are today.

Notable and National Recognition:

  • The James Beard House
  • BBQ with Bobby Flay on the Food Network
  • Food Finds on the Food Network
  • The Today Show
  • The Early Show
  • Culinary Travels on PBS
  • The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
  • Modern Marvels on the History Channel

National Media Coverage:

  • Bon Apetit
  • The New York Times
  • Times of London
  • Esquire
  • Men's Health
  • The Boston Globe
  • USA Today
  • GQ
  • Details
  • Wall Street Journal
  • The Kansas City Star
  • XM Radio


  • Consistently rated in Zagat Survey's America's Best Barbecue
  • Zagat Survey of America's Best Restaurants
  • Listed in Zagat's 2008/09 World's Top Restaurants
  • Zagat Survey of America's Best Restaurants
  • One of the best restaurants in the Midwest. Midwest Dining Magazine
  • Voted Kansas City's best barbecue. Ingram's Magazine 2000-2010
  • Voted 4th Best BBQ Sauce. 2010


Jack Stack's KC Original

Best BBQ Sauce

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