Jack Stack Barbecue - Plaza
Jack Stack Barbecue originated in Kansas City in 1957, by Russ Fiorella in a traditional storefront barbecue, with a modest selection of 5 or 6 items. Jack Fiorella, the eldest son, worked with his father until 1974 when he decided to branch off and start Fiorella"s Jack Stack of Martin City.
Anthony, our waiter. Brilliant. His compassion, care and overall quality of taking care of our table was exceptional. We are coming back, and asking for Antony.
Time: 1:15-ish. The #KCRW2020 lunch meal was really tasty. I especially liked the subtle tang the potato salad. On the other hand the onion rings did not appear to be hand breaded as the the menu claims and I had to ASK FOR ICE for my ICED TEA.
A favorite and a must eat at every time we are in Kansas City. The kids love it as well!!
First time at Jack Stack’s did not disappoint! Everything was fantastic!
Restaurant is amazing!! Drove 9 hours from Kentucky all the way to chiefs game! We always go to jack stacks,everything on menu is ridiculously good!
We brought an out of town guest to enjoy the KC experience which she did. The wait staff was very attendent to her explaining the menu items. Good experience.
Anthony took care of us that night and was extremely accommodating!! This was our first time to eat at your establishment and we really enjoyed the meal and everything about it!! It made our anniversary a very enjoyable evening!!
It was super easy to make a reservation, and I appreciated the reminder phone call earlier in the day. Our server Nick was great, and the food was very good. I would recommend it.
Food is always good here, but my husband’s order was confused by the server. I think the restaurant noise level may have contributed to this. The meal was eventually corrected. The ribs and cheesey corn are exceptional, and no one does these better than Jack Stack. We were seated immediately with our reservation. Excellent place for KC BBQ!
They were so accommodating during a very busy time. We had a large party with several kids and they made sure we had a great time. Food was great as always!
Food was fantastic and service was great. I do have one concern the reason I didn't rate the value very high. We had a drink at the bar while we waited a short time for our table. Our table came up so my wife went to the table and I paid the bill. I had Bullet Bourbon on the rocks and my wife had a lemon drop. The tab came in at just over $34.00. Now, it had been a long day of tailgating, CHIEFS game (WIN) and so on; I wasn't paying any real attention. I added my normal 20% tip and headed to our table. More drinks and excellent food and the "very pricey" bar bill faded; until about 3AM when I woke up and thought, dang..........that can't have been right. We left early on Monday and headed home. The expensive bar bill came up as my wife was recapping the evening's expenses. I think I got someone else's bill. Jack......you owe me! :)
We showed up early and got a table within minutes. The staff was outgoing, friendly, and very courteous. The food was served quickly. AND THEIR FOOD IS DELICIOUS! Nice wine selection too! Our waiter offered refills on beverages often. This is on our list every time we are in KC!
We have dined at all 3 restaurants in KC numerous times. Overall a great place with exceptional food. We have had a couple of visits that the main entrees weren't the quality we have had at other times.
Always a great trip in from Colorado to visit Jack Stack and the Plaza on Christmas Eve! Wonderful food!
Great food! We really loved it but was a bit pricey!
the food as always was flawless...celebrating a friend's b-day this time and they seated us in a secluded alcove with just one other table. old college friends catching up..nice to have the privacy. so, everyone was very happy with their food and our service. what more can I say?
Beef rib- excellent
Pork rib - small, just ok
Lamb - excellent
Need extra sauce on the table
We had an excellent family holiday dinner. Our server and the service he provided was top notch. We will definitely return. 5 stars all the way!!!
Come to KC once a year from N.J to see the Chiefs. first time at Jack Stacks. Loved it and will be back next year.
Reliably very good KC BBQ experience, especially for beef BBQ. The Plaza location was mobbed elbow-to-elbow on Saturday evening, but we were still seated within minutes of our reservation time - a big plus in my book. Though the staff were bustling to deal with the crowd, our friendly waitresses took very good care of our party of 4. We enjoyed a wide variety of BBQ menu offerings, all quite tasty. The venerable Crown beef ribs were not quite as smoky flavored as I recall at a different Jack Stack location, but delicious none-the-less. The Crown ribs are iconic. Will be back for more, but likely take our chances on a less frenetic Jack Stack location.
An amazing experience from beginning to end! We made our reservations one week prior to our visit. We arrived 5 minutes early and were immediately seated. Everything was great!
Got the shareable meal, for two. More fries than anything....and why does one have to ask for BBQ sauce in a BBQ restaurant. They ration it in 1 or 2 ounce little cups so I continually had to ask for more.
We were stuck in a booth back in a corner alley with my friends looking at a plain brick wall.
Loved being able to get our name in online and the service was PERFECT. Food was wonderful and they modified some things for us because we are keto/low carb. 5 stars!!
When we got there they had a 2 hour wait. Thankfully we used Open Table and waited ten minutes for our table. The service and food did not disappoint. So yummy!
Our server was excellent!
Fabulous food and Lucas was fabulous. Can’t wait to go again.
Food was amazing! Service was terrific!
Open table reservation didn’t seem to help as waited 20 min for table. They were apologetic when we were seated. Wait staff was very attentive & pleasant.
The service was amazing and the food was just has great.
Muy buena comida, el BBQ súper rico!
Lo único traer los platillos un poco más calientes.
In KC with son for his first Chief's game and wanted to take him to a great BBQ based restaurant. Many choices in KC but decided on Jack Stack. Perfect choice. Service was friendly, attentive and timely. Food was excellent. Next time in KC will definitely try to make it back to Jack Stack.
We are regular customers of Jack Stack. Went today weekend for family birthday celebration. By far the best bbq in KC.
Ordered my steak medium .. came at rare .. waitress took it back... came out medium rare... waitress was like oh well too bad.. never ate it so left a 30 dollar steak on the table .... wings were great !
Hannah was a great server. Food was great. Person at the hostess stand didn’t know if we could take a bottle from the restaurant which we thought was odd!
The waiter recommended the prime rib bbq and it did not disappoint. It was the best thing on our combo plate - fall off the bone delicious and if I ever went back it’s the only bbq I would order! All the sides were delicious too, especially the salmon! If you have any room for dessert get their signature one - the carrot cake and take it with you to enjoy later!!
Great service - lamb ribs and carrot cake were spectacular.
I loved the Wings, the smoky flavor was delicious, great presentation. The mushroom app was teriffic. I'll probably wake up one day soon with a craving to come back and get them again! Keep up the good work!
As always, the food is fantastic. The service is often good... this time Jack was great!