Visiting Station 8 BBQ which has taken over Jet Bar-B-Q

The former Jet Bar-B-Q restaurant at 1100 E 3rd St. N. is getting some new life. Introducing Station 8 BBQ which will be operated by a new owner who has taken over the space.

By the summer, Station 8 BBQ plans to do BBQ pop-ups over the weekend. To kick things off, they did a fundraising event over the weekend selling BBQ sandwiches that came with chips and a drink for $5.

I miss the vibe of Jet Bar-B-Q restaurant and wanted to stop by for a bit of nostalgia.

The team was in front of the old fire house cranking out sandwiches. The smell was wonderful. I wish some company would bottle up the smell of BBQ and market it as a cologne. I’d consider wearing it.

When I stopped by, they had people approaching customers to ask them if they wanted a pork or a turkey BBQ sandwich. I asked to purchase both and they were quick to get my order.

Both sandwiches were fantastic. The meats were super tender, smoky, and had an amazing aroma to them. I really didn’t need any sauce on either of them. The food was delicious and I devoured both sandwiches in what felt like record time. I’m not a big smoked turkey fan but theirs was incredible.

I love eating for a cause and trying new places. This first visit to Station 8 BBQ allowed me to do both. I look forward to seeing what the future holds for them this summer and will return once they open regularly.

Happy Dining,

To nominate your restaurant or event to be considered for a review, please email us with your restaurant information. We are always open to suggestions.

Want to help support the continuing content of Wichita By E.B.?

Buy Me A Coffee

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *