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John and Cooks BBQ

1310 SW 21st Street, Lawton, OK 73501
(630) 688-2355
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English first
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Delicious! I got the smoked chicken and it was tender, extremely flavorful and just plain good. They have a sweet, hot BBQ Sauce that is awesome. The baked beans were good, but need to be enhanced to meet the quality of the meat's flavor. My thought on the potato salad is it is too creamy and too sweet. I am... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Basic no frills but great barbecue. Among us we tried the pulled pork, brisket and ribs. Sides were a bit disappointing - particularly the cole slaw. But meat was cooked to perfection. Was recommended to us by someone at Ft Sill who said it was the best barbecue in Lawton - we didn't try the others but this was indeed... More

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Lawton, Oklahoma
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

John and Cook's used to be the best around,Now that the kid's took over the bbq taste like it was pre-boiled prior to being put on the grill, don't get much for a much higher price.potato salad is for sure mashed potatos with mustard anf pickles.Baked beans are from a can of pork and beens,Sad to say,J&c is not the... More

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lake havasu city,az
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I read the great reviews and thought this would be a no brainer. It's difficult to review this restaurant because the staff are extremely friendly and accomadating, it was very clean, but, the food was not good. The meat tasted old and was low quality, the sides lacked flavor and was just really expecting more.

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Concord, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I was meeting a date at Jimmys BBQ and arrived early and decided to check out Cook's (to take home). When I arrived and stepped out of my truck, I was greeted by the smell of hickory smoke. I ordered a pound of chopped pork and a pound of beef brisket (which is rare in NC). I was on the... More

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Tulsa OK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is like other amazing BBQ spots around the country, not fancy but it gets he job done. We cook our fair share of BBQ and we also go throughout the country in search of the best BBQ. Imagine my surprise to find the best brisket we have ever tried in our home state. Unfortunately we live 3 hrs... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

John and Cooks BBQ has been the best BBQ in Lawton for as long as I can remember..for a reason! The brisket is my favorite and I love the potato salad and sweet tea as well!

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Gentleman this is the place to eat BBQ if you find your self in the Lawton/Ft. Sill community for any amount of time just make your way to John and Cooks BBQ, you'll not be disappointed as a matter of fact you'll thankful.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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130 reviews 130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Best Ribs in area. Consistant quality food and I]ve regularly been a fan since 1972. Do not let the location or decor throw you off stoping in for a Rib Sandwitch.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

This establishment's food is not good !!! Some of the bbq is tough, it lacks the tenderness that bbq should have. Service was ok!

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