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  • The Original Restaurant on Brooklyn Avenue

  • Legends Restaurant at the Kansas Speedway

  • Legends Restaurant at Night

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Visit our online store where you can purchase the world famous Arthur Bryant's Barbeque sauce, rubs and other products.  Featured is the Original, Sweet Heat, and Rich and Spicy Barbecue Sauce.

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Arthur Bryant's Legendary Kansas City BBQ started here and continues to serve you today!


This BBQ legend was founded in the early 1920's, by Charlie Bryant, Arthur's older brother. When Charlie died, Arthur took over and moved the BBQ restaurant to 18th and Brooklyn, just four blocks away from Municipal stadium, the home of the Kansas City Blues, followed by the Kansas City Athletics. Municipal Stadium was also the first home of the Kansas City Chiefs.

 With the move near to the ball park, it became a nationally known eatery. Major league players ate there and fans would stop in before the games to eat on the premises or take out to the ball park. The fame of Arthur Bryant's grew. Then renowned author Calvin Trillin declared in Playboy magazine that "...the single best restaurant in the world is Arthur Bryant's Barbeque at 18th & Brooklyn in Kansas City."

Catering & Parties


We provide a wide range of Catering & Party Services to handle your needs. We offer full catering or drop-off service at your location for groups of 40 or more. Or you may pick up your order at Arthur Bryant's Brooklyn or Legends.

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Our Fans


Our restaurants have entertained world famous leaders, dignitaries and celebrities for many years.  We have been the subject of countless articles in the print media and the Internet all praising our barbeque.  Most of all, we are proud of average people, who keep dining with us over and over.

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Our Traditions


Arthur Bryant, the legendary King of Ribs, is the most renowned barbequer in history. He created a sauce that has attracted the likes of former Presidents Harry Truman and Jimmy Carter to his restaurant . . . considered to be the best restaurant in the world by New Yorker columnist Calvin Trillin.

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