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607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801
620-342-1990
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Ranked #2 of 69 Restaurants in Emporia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Nice restaurant with good food. Favorites are the bbq pork and the prime rib. Also have good onion rings.

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Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was the best BBQ i had in a while! We were staying at Budget Host Inn Emporia, KS (The hotel was good value & nice) and the owner recommended us to this as "best place in emporia & you have to try it if you are passing by emporia" We weren't disappointed by the owners recommendation! The atmosphere was... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Can't miss with almost anything you order. Everything is so yummy and always fresh. Meat lovers paradise.

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Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Had lunch with a crew of guys during a busy day. The brisket was . .ok not the best but ok, one of the guys had the chicken wings and couldn't finish because they were so big, they didn't go to waste. In the KC area you expect wonderful bbq. This bbq is good in other parts of the country... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Best place to get some bbq!!! Best cheesy potatoes! Try the Wednesday night special, smoke meat loaf! This place rocks!!!

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Emporia, KS
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The best barbeque ever and friendly service as well. I always take my out-of-town guests to this Emporia icon. I like that you add your own sauce to the meats so I can have as little or much, spicy or mild -- my choice. Great choice of sides. Their daily specials are good too. I especially like the meat loaf... More 

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Pretty good place to eat at, love their meaoaf and their sampler plate. Staff is nice and a great place to eat and catch up with friends!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Even our family from Texas thinks the BBQ from Bobby D's is better than what they get back home. We've never been disappointed by the food or service. Worth a try if you are in town and want some great BBQ!

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

So who could complain? Not me! We just had our first meal at Bobby D's, and we're way past stuffed -- big servings of very good BBQ, excellent baked beans, slaw, etc., etc. . . . .the place was packed when we got there, and we had to wait maybe 5 minutes, but the service was quick and attentive. I'd... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We attended a wedding and Bobby D's catered the food. They served pulled pork, brisket, baked beans, coleslaw, cheesy potatoes, and warm cobblers. I am picky about my BBQ and coleslaw and I must say they hit the mark on all points! I had to try a little of all of it and I was more than satisfied. The different... More 

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Additional Information about Bobby D's

Address: 607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801
Phone Number: 620-342-1990
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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