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Bobby D's

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607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
+1 620-342-1990
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cheesy potatoes” (56 reviews)
“brisket” (26 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ended up in emporia so we're had to find somewhere for dinner. Found this place had good reviews. Little did we know there was some kind of bike ride so it was pretty busy around here. They were out of a list of things including...More

Thank Misty J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and service were excellent! They give you a lot of food for the money. Plan on taking some of it with you. Food is prepared very well and is reasonably priced.

Thank familyoffive106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was very disappointed about the brisket. sliced very thin, more for a sandwich than a meat plate. The Cole slaw was good, the potato salad was soupy. Too much dreassing or Mayo was used. There were three variety's of sauce, mild, lightly spicy, and...More

Thank Mandy B
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice surprise on our trip through Kansas and well worth the detour into town. Bobby D’s has a good variety of choices. We tried the 3 meat platter and received three meats plus one large rib. All the meat was good. We...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Place is a bit small and had to wait about 25 minutes to get a seat, but it was worth it. Ribs were delish and the service was outstanding!

Thank busker2016
Reviewed March 12, 2018

our motel had suggested another local BBQ but the reviews were mixed and listed how salty things were. Bobby D's was an excellent choice. The food is very reasonably priced. The meats were smoked perfectly with plenty of flavor. Try the Cuban sandwich, truly a...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed March 3, 2018

great food and service . great staff . great for families. the staff is great . service is fast and on time

Thank Lee H
Reviewed February 21, 2018

The food was excellent with wonderful flavor and served piping hot from a very impressive server. The atmosphere is cozy, and it is fun to see locals frequenting this establishment.

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ real turkey and great pulled pork. Very good house made coleslaw and beans. Good homemade cobbler.

Thank Spoofhound
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Good solid bbq place. All the bbq standards. If you are in the mood for bbq in emporia you'll enjoy this place. Not as good as Atlanta bbq though 😀. I liked the pork and chicken better than ribs.

Thank Kevin B
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April 10, 2015|
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Response from Marilyn B | Reviewed this property |
In response to the whether or not the bbq is gluten free: Contact information for Bobby D's: Attn: Bobby Doudican 607 Merchant, Emporia, KS 66801 620-342-1990
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: +1 620-342-1990
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