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John and Cooks BBQ

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1310 SW 21st Street, Lawton, OK 73501
(630) 688-2355
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 6
    Very good
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good BBQ in Fort Sill

While visiting our family in Fort Sill, we saw the John and Cooks trailer in a gas station parking lot and decided to take a chance. I was pleasantly surprised! The ribs were fall off the bone tender, and the Brisket was super tender, and both were delicious. The sauces were a wonderfull addition... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2014
Bill M
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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Ribs & Brisket some of the best ever!!!! Great fast & friendly service. Lot local people coming in for carry out. Must be good all the time!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Truly the best BBQ,sides, pie, cake, the whole traditional BBQ joint experience. Not a chain. Owners always there ensuring quality, consistent food and service. Carry out or squeeze in. Nevermind it being located on a little side street by a trucking yard, if you are new to town, trust your GPS and just go. Pay attention to the parking lot... More 

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Newport News VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Beef brisket lean and on the well done side not easily found in Virginia so whenever my wife/I visit her family, we always go at least once. Texas BBQ better but for proximity, this is our next choice. Always prepared to our taste and reasonably priced.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We missed the exit for jakes rib coming from ok city . I had heard of this place so we tried it. Friendly enough but the food was not good . Meat was dry , cold, tasteless, potatoe salad was ? Sweet ? Baked beans were mustard tasting . I asked for a tea to go . Waitress never brought... More 

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Santa Clarita, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

While visiting our family in Fort Sill, we saw the John and Cooks trailer in a gas station parking lot and decided to take a chance. I was pleasantly surprised! The ribs were fall off the bone tender, and the Brisket was super tender, and both were delicious. The sauces were a wonderfull addition to the meat as well. The... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Some of the best brisket ever, and very nice people. We only tried the brisket sandwich, but it was very tasty. Location hidden off road, park sideways in the lot.

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fickle1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

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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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
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1310 SW 21st Street, Lawton, OK 73501
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Lawton
  • Phone Number: (630) 688-2355

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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