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Bobo's Drive-In

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2300 S.W. 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 234-4511
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Neat place to eat!

Good food, interesting eatery. Fresh hot selections, daily specials, quick service, great soft drink options, reasonable prices,

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2015
Topeka, Kansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cheeseburgers did not even taste like hamburger,why don't your patties stick together,they don't even taste like beef,why don't your patties hold together? The onion rings were under done and the fries were so,so! I couldn't eat the thing you call a burger.

Thank Roger V
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blast from the Past! If these Walls could Talk:) I had the Double Cheese Burger Special. Apple pie À la mode ! Wonderful :)

Thank Backporchsue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I was in grade school, in the 1950's when I first went to Bobo's with my parents. When in high school at THS, when feeling daring, we would sneak out of school and race to Bobo's for lunch. During that decade, my mother would sing as a duet, at funeral homes with Bob Bobo - he had a lovely voice.... More 

Thank barclaybear
Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Good food, interesting eatery. Fresh hot selections, daily specials, quick service, great soft drink options, reasonable prices,

Thank 272Paul
Topeka, Kansas
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6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Bobo's Drive-In is a "old fashioned drive-in". One can order and eat in their car or go inside. It's been around for many years. We love the cheese burgers and spanish burgers. Also known for their apple pie!! Fun place to eat!

Thank Saj092536
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Their burgers, fries and shakes are out of this world. I've never had a bad meal here and the small diner atmosphere is very friendly. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Michelle B
Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This place is such a classic. It is average in all the best ways. There is no place less ostentatious than this one. It is an original drive-in with NO frills. Burgers, pork tender, sides, shakes and pie. Among Topekans from the neighborhood this is drive-in church. It has even been on TV on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Come for... More 

Thank Robert S
Grand Island, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This place has a 1950's look. Food is fast food type. The onion rings are really good. I recommend trying the apple pie. Apples are cut julienne style. They make their own root beer. This is an iconic Americana place that I would recommend. We were there at lunch time so it was really busy. Not much room inside. I... More 

Thank HuskerMark08
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

This is the real deal in old fashioned hambugar, french fries, coke and real ice cream shakes. This looks like the original building where you drive in park, order and eat the delicious food in your car. This is a great little turn back in time. Enjoy!

Thank Barbara F
Chicago vicinity
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We saw Bobo's on DDD, so we had to stop there for lunch. As DDD drive-ins go, this one warrants an honorable mention. It's a true drive-in, carhops but, alas, no speakers. The carhops come you. (Surprising to see that the practice of using your headlights at drive-ins to signal for assistance has been quickly forgotten) Good burgers, tasty Spanish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2300 S.W. 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: (785) 234-4511

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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