According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Quell insurrectionary cravings with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of tasty barbecue, drinks, and more at Smokin' Joe's BBQ in Olathe.
The friendly barbecue buffs at Smokin' Joe's smoke their prized proteins over hickory wood using a decades-old, seasoned pit, resulting in a mix of meats that arrive tender and tasty. Topping the menu is the savory burnt-end sandwich ($5), which neighbors neatly with crispy, golden onion rings ($2.40). An array of flavorful homespun options pepper the menu, such as the family-recipe creamy coleslaw, which you can nosh individually ($1.80) or slathered atop the Southerner sandwich ($5.99). The tender ribs ($16.75 for full slab) fall right off the bone to nourish yours, two of which can be combined with any of the expertly smoked meats in a combo dinner plate ($11.95). Wash up sauce stains with bottled domestic beers, such as the local Boulevard Wheat ($2.75), and be sure to keep an extra dining shirt in your back pocket. The clean, welcoming interiors come accentuated by the sparkling smiles of the friendly servers, whose collective Midas-like touch produces not gold but wet naps in it wake.
This Groupon is valid for dine-in only.
- We almost always eat at Smokin' Joes for lunch. They offer great lunch specials at reasonable prices. – DnOlathe, Citysearch
- We were here on a business trip and found the BBQ to be great. – BizTravelLady, Yahoo! Local:
- The BBQ meat is smoked just right. The burnt ends are about the best. Their sauce is very good and the hot variety has just the right kick. – jb174, Citysearch
519 E Santa Fe St.
Olathe, Kansas 66061Get Directions