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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Tasty BBQ, great service

Doing our homework before our trip using TripAdvisor, we had a list of top-rated BBQ places along the way, including this one, located in a strip center. The restaurant is not visible from the road, but the sign is, and we had no trouble finding them using our GPS. Follow the excellent signing down... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Dan556
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Kent, Ohio
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We read Topeka did not have very good bbq joints, but we found this to be a good place. Between the two of us, we had burnt ends, baby back ribs, pulled pork and brisket. All of them were good and came with fries and cole slaw. You have to sort of look for this place, its in the back... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Dry, dry, dry ribs and pulled meats. They served the ribs with a serated steak knife (sharp) and I could not cut through the meat. Nothing was considered great at all, and after a day drive we were super disappointed in the food, and restraurant. The women's bathroom door didn't even close, had to use the one in the bar.... More 

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Kent, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Doing our homework before our trip using TripAdvisor, we had a list of top-rated BBQ places along the way, including this one, located in a strip center. The restaurant is not visible from the road, but the sign is, and we had no trouble finding them using our GPS. Follow the excellent signing down the corridor to the restaurant. You... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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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
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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
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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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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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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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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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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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Additional Information about Boss Hawg's

Address: 2833 SW 29th (in brookwood shopping center), Topeka, KS
Phone Number: 785-273-7300
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Barbecue

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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: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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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