Trailblaze your own path through KC's barbecue scene

Track your barbecue adventures with the KC BBQ Experience app, the ultimate resource for enjoying Kansas City’s signature cuisine. Check in to 100+ regional restaurants, earn badges for bragging rights, post photos of your ‘cue and embark on themed trails to explore new parts of the city.

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Show Off Your BBQ

Share your 'cue using #KCBBQExperience

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How it works

Here's everything you need to know about the KC BBQ Experience app and all that you can do with it.

Embark on Trails | Char Bar

Embark on Trails

Explore the metro with customized barbecue expeditions showcasing restaurants grouped by themes, such as old-school joints and geography.

The Story of KC 'Cue | Arthur Bryant's

The Story of KC 'Cue

From founding fathers to Kansas City style and local traditions, get to know the ins and outs of the city's signature cuisine.


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Special Thanks

A special note of thanks to Ryan Cooper of BBQ Tourist, Ardie Davis, Jill Silva, Carolyn Wells of the Kansas City Barbeque Society and Jonathan Bender of Flatland for sharing their KC barbecue expertise for this endeavor.