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Papa Bob's Bar-B-Que

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11610 Kaw Dr, Bonner Springs, KS 66111-1110
+1 913-422-4210
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Culcheth, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Great place, staff are fantastic, Papa Bob is very friendly and the food is a great example of what that type of cuisine should taste like.

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Thank Giles L
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

My first couple visits I didn't care for it then I realized it's because I'm from Texas and typically we have dry bbq. The next time I went I ordered my meat dry with sauce on the side. OMGOSH it was fantastic!! So if you're not used to sauce on your bbq ask for the sauce on the side. They... More 

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Thank Colleen B
Kansas City, Missouri
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We just moved to Bonner Springs, KS and were looking to try out the local restaurants, and found this little hole in the wall BBQ joint. AMAZING place! It seems to be a local hang out with the wait staff remembering people and getting them like old friends. I had a rack of ribs and my husband had a 2... More 

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Scotland, Arkansas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I've read several of the reviews and am a bit surprised at the negatives. I tried a sampler type meal on the advice of the waitess. I will admit that not everything was my favorite but nothing was bad the ribs and pulled pork were some of the best I've ever eaten as were the beans. Me, my Wife and... More 

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Thank Arkansasjeff
Apollo Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I ate there for a stop while on business trip to the aera. I was impressed with both the speedy service and the pulled pork sandwich. The fries were okay, but I enjoyed the atmosphere for a small place.

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Thank army2xvet
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

If you are looking for a fancy BBQ place, don't go here. BUT, if you are looking for the best ever Kansas City barbeque, this is the place! Small, locally owned diner with not much room, but the food is out of this world. Place was on Man vs Food several years ago. Won't tell you whether Adam won or... More 

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Thank karenbW2938ZU
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great waitress (who happened to love our grandchildren and made them as happy as possible), excellent representation of Mid-west BBQ, and sides as delicious as the main courses our family immensely enjoyed. A bit out of the way of metro areas, it worth the drive to enjoy some great BBQ!

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Thank db_dot
Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

My family stopped by on a cross country trip and enjoyed the visit. We shared the Ultimate Destroyer, which was big and fun to rackle. It also was fun talking to Papa Bob, and realizing how much he enjoyed us being there!

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Thank Jaymarge
Normal, Illinois
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Papa Bob's is one of my favorite BBQ establishments! I love taking out-of-town relatives there, because if you aren't a fan of Man vs. Food, you've probably never heard of it. It is a wonderful atmosphere where each customer definitely feels welcome. Such a nice change of pace from larger chains. My favorite is the pulled pork.

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Thank RockChalkEm
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

The burnt ends were very good as were the ribs. The horseradish pickles were very nice. The cinnamon apples and baked beans were good sides. Small place that does not look like much but the food was great..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11610 Kaw Dr, Bonner Springs, KS 66111-1110
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Bonner Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 913-422-4210

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?