Oklahoma Joe’s is No. 3 on Yelp’s list of ‘Top 100 Places to Eat’

02/27/2014 5:32 PM

02/27/2014 5:32 PM

All hail the Z-Man sandwich: Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que‘s original location in a Kansas City, Kan. gas station is No. 3 on Yelp’s list of top 100 places to eat in the U.S

.

The barbecue joint, which also has locations in Leawood and Olathe, is the only Kansas City-area restaurant on the list, which was determined by online reviews.

Almost half of the restaurants on Yelp’s list are based in California. Three are in St. Louis: Bogart’s Smokehouse (No. 19), Blues City Deli (No. 29) and Pappy’s Smokehouse (No. 98).

According to

Yelp’s blog

, Oklahoma Joe’s and the other 99 restaurants are “the ultimate, try-before-you-die, food-coma-inducing, so-good-it-makes-you-want-to-slap-your-momma places.”

Apparently “Bachelor” star Juan Pablo Galavis agrees —

he ate there with girlfriend and Kearney native Nikki Ferrell

on the show this week.

“Ah man,” he said on the show, “I’d get fat eating that barbecue every day.”

Know of another Kansas City restaurant that belongs on Yelp’s list? Comment here, tweet us

@chowtownkc, or post a comment to our Facebook page.

Contact Sarah Gish via email at sgish@kcstar.com or tweet @sarah_gish.

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