Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que has earned the “must try within this lifetime” status from Yelp.
Yelp, a website and mobile application that helps people find “great local businesses,” put Joe’s at No. 4 on its new “Top 100 Places to Eat in the US for 2016: Fast Track to a Food Coma.”
The ranking is based on reviews of these businesses by Yelp users. Yelp’s data science team analyzed which places were the all-time most popular and well reviewed on Yelp. (Joe’s has an average of 4.5 stars out of 5 with more than 1,800 reviews).
Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que has locations in Kansas City, Kan., Leawood and Olathe.
Memphis-based Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken, which opened a restaurant near Joe’s in Kansas City, Kan., on Monday, came in at No. 58 on the list.