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223 Mccall Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502
+1 785-539-0770
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Oh the sauce

The pulled pork and sauce is mouth watering. My son had the beef sandwich and hot sauce, way to hot for me but he liked it. They have a good selection of beers cool down the hot sauce.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Otis A
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Kansas City
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Fort Riley, Kansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Everyone talked so much about this place so I decided to pay it a visit. I was not impressed at all, don't get me wrong the food is ok but not that great, if you looking for good barbeque I would recommend trying out Famous Dave's is way better, but that's my choice

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Kansas City
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The pulled pork and sauce is mouth watering. My son had the beef sandwich and hot sauce, way to hot for me but he liked it. They have a good selection of beers cool down the hot sauce.

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Billings, Mt
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My partner and I visited for dinner while in Manhattan on business in early April 2015. We both really like BBQ, and we both agreed that Cox Bros is pretty average. The service was great, actually above average. Portions were not great for the price. Taste was ok, and sauces were ok. I'll try something different next time I'm in... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My friend recommend this place and I am so glad she did. It has a pretty small menu selection, but the prices are decent. The portions were fulfilling and the food was great. The staff was very attentive and went out of their way to make sure our service was outstanding. I would highly recommend this place if you are... More 

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USA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Been several times and it actually seems to be getting worse. I don't particularly like the sauce selection but that's more of a personal or geographical issue with me. The quality of the Q isn't in line with the prices charges. I will give them that the place is usually nice and clean.

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Marysville, Kansas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stopped in for lunch with my wife. The decor is nice and it smelled great in there. Ordered some kind of platter and was told if I wanted brisket it would be an upcharge because brisket is a premium meat?? Seriously?? Brisket is a "premium" meat...since when? Ordered my side item and was told that would be an upcharge because... More 

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Tampa Bay
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85 reviews 85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I was expecting a sit down meal with a menu and was a little concerned that there weren't many people dining at this restaurant but I had a good experience. You walk up to the counter to order and the food is delivered to you. There is a self serve soda machine. The food was tasty and there are several... More 

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Abbottstown, PA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I just saw the sign for the restaurant while trying to decide on a lunch spot and went in. The staff saw me looking around and immediately started helping me make my food choices. I got their Big Memphis sandwich and a side of baked beans. The meat was very tender and full of smoky flavor. I loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The variety of good sauces helped make the meal a winner! We enjoyed the brisket very much! Great service, clean and comfortable.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It was the perfect ending of my day. I wanted some good food and thats what i got to include great service. I will always choose to visit this restaurant when i want more than just basic fast food. The barbecue and catfish was delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 223 Mccall Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 785-539-0770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 39
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?