Brickstreet BBQ Opens

Brickstreet BBQ is at the corner of National Avenue and Oak Street just northwest of downtown Fort Scott. Oak Street turns into Old Fort Blvd. when you cross National going east.
Brickstreet BBQ, at  the corner of National Avenue and Oak Street opened yesterday with a Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting.
Alex and Carissa Bowman welcome the crowd that came for the ribbon cutting on May 2.
 Owners  are Carissa and Alex Bowman.
In an interview, Carissa said they are looking forward to  this new venture and “The  challenge and excitement of starting something that Alex and I can build together.”
She said they are also looking forward to bringing more job opportunities to Fort Scott.  They currently have 60 part-time and full time employees.
Brickstreet BBQ owner Carissa Bowman, left, and Shelby Burdick and Donna Hughes, servers, prepare for the first customers on this opening day.
The service they will be providing to their community is “A sit-down restaurant experience with high quality smoked meats,” she said.


Brickstreet hours of operation are Tuesday-Thursday  11 a.m.- 9 p.m.;   Friday-Saturday  11 a.m.- 10 p.m.  Sunday 11 a.m.  – 3 p.m.
Contact them at 620-224-2425 or on their Facebook page.
In this photo of the ribbon cutting at Brickstreet BBQ, the Bowmans are pictured in the center with family, friends and staff surrounding. At left is the Chamber Chairperson Bailey Lyons and holding the other end of the ribbon is Mayor Matthew Wells.

There was much gratitude expressed in the comments for the opening of this restaurant.

Carissa welcomed and thanked all the family and friends for the support they give.

Fort Scott Chamber of Commerce Chairperson Bailey Lyons told the attendees “Thanks for bringing barbecue back to Fort Scott.”

“May this place bring you much return on your investment,” Fort Scott Mayor Matthew Wells said.

The door is open at Brickstreet BBQ.

One thought on “Brickstreet BBQ Opens”

  1. I understand if Brickstreets intends to only service “eat in” customers, but I wish they would make it clear regarding carryout orders. I have tried 3 days to call and order carry out since my family likes bar be Que but can’t regularly schedule times to go in together.

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