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Published on October 31, 2019
Explore the 4 top spots in Kansas City's Martin City neighborhoodJack Stack Barbecue. | Photo: Yi-Rui L./Yelp

Looking to uncover all that Martin City has to offer? Get to know this Kansas City neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a barbecue joint to a coffee house.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Martin City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Jack Stack Barbecue


Topping the list is Jack Stack Barbecue, a spot to score barbecue and more. Located at 13441 Holmes Road, Martin City, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 332 reviews on Yelp. 

Featuring the largest full-service wood cookery in the industry, the eatery offers traditional barbecue, with items such as the Sampler (chicken, ribs and burnt ends) and hickory smoked prime rib on the menu. Saved room for dessert? Try the triple chocolate brownie. (See the full menu here.)

2. Martin City Pizza & Tap Room

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Next up is brewery Martin City Pizza & Tap Room, which offers pizza, sandwiches and more, situated at 410 E. 135th St. With 4.5 stars out of 139 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

Start with Bavarian pretzels or a charcuterie plate from the menu. Then build your own pizza or try one of the wide variety of sandwiches, such as the Italian grinder, with ham, pepperoni, salami and capicola. (Check here for the full menu.)

3. Jarocho South

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Mexican spot Jarocho South, which offers seafood and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 13145 State Line Road, four stars out of 81 reviews. 

Expect to find traditional Mexican dishes on the menu, such as chipotle mussels and ceviche. Also try the various specialties like Spanish octopus with onions or fish filet Veracruz. (See the full menu here.)

4. Martin City Coffee

PHOTO: Jacqueline T./YELP

Martin City Coffee, a breakfast and brunch spot that offers coffee, tea and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 35 Yelp reviews. Head over to 13115 Holmes Road to see for yourself. 

Along with your coffee, try the Breakfast Cuban sandwich or the rice and beans bowl. Also on the menu, check out the vegan box with a peanut butter protein ball, mandarin orange, grapes, almonds and carrots. (See the full menu here.)

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