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2833 SW 29th (in brookwood shopping center), Topeka, KS
785-273-7300
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good BBQ and friendly people

Boss Hawg is a really great place to eat. The BBQ is very good. Be sure to try the brisket chili. I really enjoyed that and my wife liked the small brisket sandwich. The fries were steak style and very well done. The staff was friendly and attentive. Would recommend you try this place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
GeorgeO2
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Enterprise, Kansas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Lawrence, Kansas
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159 reviews 159 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Boss Hawg's has won numerous awards for it's fabulous barbeque! They have the trophies and ribbons around the restaurant to prove it! The food has always been extremely good. One of my favorites at Boss Hawg's is the corn bread. This corn bread is soooo good! It is not dry and crumbly, but like cake melting in your mouth. A... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I will come back to Topeka and eat again at your restaurant with my wife. I appreciate the waitress who wrote to Governor Brownback, tip "schools".

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Topeka, Kansas
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

I will apologize up front - I usually rate a BBQ restaurant based on their side dishes and the BBQ sauce!! I found the side dishes to be average and the sauce good, but not exceptional. I do like Boss Hawg's for ordering meat for a larger gathering. Expensive, but good and I can provide my own sides.

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Topeka, Kansas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Before eating at Boss Hawg's I heard both positive and negative reports. I only ate at Boss Hawg's once and I will never go back. The restaurant was empty, but it still took a long time to get service. Our waitress was friendly, but it was difficult to get refills. The food was dry. I did not enjoy Boss Hawg's... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been eating at Boss Hawgs since it opened. They have won many awards for their BBQ sauce, but awards are meaningless unless YOU personally like it. And we do. We have eaten at alot of BBQ places in the Midwest and this is our favorite. From their sandwiches, ribs, chicken, fries, baked beans, to their corn bread....it is... More 

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Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

When you go there you have to try the chili which is the best. This BBQ for Topeka, Ks is very good. Gotta have those fries, beans and slaw...would definitely go back!! Someone also said the pickle is very good..

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Enterprise, Kansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Boss Hawg is a really great place to eat. The BBQ is very good. Be sure to try the brisket chili. I really enjoyed that and my wife liked the small brisket sandwich. The fries were steak style and very well done. The staff was friendly and attentive. Would recommend you try this place!

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Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Boss Hawg's food was sent to my workplace as a thank you from a vendor. The food was great and they have the best baked beans ever! Heck, I'd go just for the beans. Corn bread is very yummy. I took my father for lunch awhile back and the food is a little pricy but all BBQ places are anymore.

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Topeka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We were a party of three our food was cold and not what we expected from a bbq restaurant. We didn't finish our food to the point the waiter asked us why because only a few bites from each of our plates were eaten. We explained our displeasure and were not given a resolve Just the check which was upwards... More 

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Topeka, Kansas, Usa
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58 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Three of us enjoyed a very delicious lunch. I had their small sandwich with pork and brisket along with a side order of baked beans. The baked beans contain raisins which really add to their taste. They are the best baked beans I have eaten. Their corn bread and butter is excellent too. I look forward to returning again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2833 SW 29th (in brookwood shopping center), Topeka, KS
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: 785-273-7300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?