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Q39 Midtown – Kansas City BBQ

Our original location resides in Kansas City’s Midtown, nestled between the historic Westport neighborhood and the vibrant Crossroads arts district. 39th Street is the heart of Midtown and home to a variety of locally-owned shops and restaurants. Q39 Midtown features a rustic-urban style with an energetic dining area, friendly full-service bar, and plenty of free parking. Join us and see for yourself what the best Midtown BBQ in Kansas City looks like.


Q39 BBQ Dinner Menu

The open scratch kitchen at Q39 boasts a pair of hickory-fired smokers and an oak-fired grill to serve up some of the best barbecue, steaks, burgers, and seafood you’ll find around. From the sauces and rubs to the slaw on the side, everything’s made in-house, with the exception of our bread, which we source from local bakeries. Our day begins early in the morning as we start preparing for lunch, and soon after we are ready to put in the dinner meats—ensuring each meal is fresh and ready to be served at the perfect moment.

Sunday – Thursday 11a-9p & Friday – Saturday 11a-10p (dine-in & carry out)

Lunch Menu

Join us for lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and get your fix with a competition barbecue plate, a specialty BBQ sandwich, or one of our legendary brisket burgers. When dinner comes around, you’ll also find wood-fired steak, salmon, and chicken ready, along with jumbo beef short rib. Kids ages 10 and under can enjoy a perfectly portioned BBQ sandwich, silly burger, chicken tenders, or gooey mac ‘n cheese, each coming with a side of fries or applesauce and a drink.

To Go Menu

Take your Q to-go! Our carryout menu has many of the same sandwiches, burgers, and sides available for you to pick up for a satisfying, perfectly-sized meal. Get a Fast and Fresh plate with your choice of sandwich and side during the lunch rush, or call in and order a helping of high-quality smoked meats to take with you back home, to the office, or for a party.

Catering With Q39

Share an authentic Kansas City barbeque experience with guests at your next big event by catering with Q39. Check out our catering menu featuring meal packages, appetizers, beverages, and more! Pair your favorite meal plan with one of our three service options:

  • Delivery and Set-Up (minimum $250 order): we deliver the food and fix-ins to your venue in disposable containers, along with food signs, disposable plates, plastic utensils, and napkins. Perfect for smaller gatherings, for when you want to set everything up just how you want it.
  • Full Service (minimum 50 guests): the catering staff comes to you to provide a 1.5-hour buffet service, from set-up and bussing to takedown and kitchen cleaning. All the same supplies—serving dishes, utensils, and food signs—are provided as well.
  • On-site Private Dining: Exclusive to our Midtown location, our Blue Ribbon Room accommodates up to 50 guests for a private or semi-private event. Inquire with our catering manager for details.

Get to Know Midtown

Q39 Midtown is located on historic 39th Street—a walkable stretch of road running from KU Medical Center to Westport that’s bustling with Kansas City natives and visitors alike. If you’re joining us for lunch, make a day of it and explore the local boutiques such as Do Good Co. to shop and support the non-profit community, or Donna’s Dress Shop to find some vintage flair. Prospero’s Books & Media is another neighborhood staple where you can peruse the shelves until your barbeque craving sets in. After dinner, Midtown and neighboring Westport are prime for nightlife, offering a wide variety of bars and entertainment options that feature live music, comedy shows, trivia nights, and exceptional people-watching. This colorful area in Kansas City offers a little something for everyone!

Contact Q39 Midtown

Visit Q39 Midtown at 1000 W 39th Street, or contact us for more info. Give us a call at (816) 255-3753 or email