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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available


Southern Pig Skins
Try this‏ all time favorite! Potato skins loaded with our slow smoked pulled pork, topped with green onions, sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese and BBQ sauce.
Onion Rings
Beer battered and fried to crispy goodness.
Basket $3.69
Bucket $7.99
Fried Okra
Fresh cut bite size okra double coated and breaded to keep the outside crisp and the inside juicy. A touch of the south in your mouth.
Sweet Potato Fries
Thick cuts of succulent sweet potatoes, sliced and coated with a tasty seasoned batter that cook up crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
$2.49 per basket
Breaded Mushrooms
Whole button mushrooms lightly coated with a butter breading. Enough said!
Regular $4.29
Large $8.49
A blend of cheddar cheese with diced jalapeños breaded and fried for those who want a little kick.
Regular $4.29
Large $8.49
Smoked Wings
Six slowly smoked wings, flash fried to crispy then smothered with your choice of one sauce. (Please check out our wings menu section for available sauces and our temperature guide).
Cheese Nuggets
Cheddar cheese curd nugget in a light crisp breading. A staple favorite!
Slowly smoked using premium sized wings then flash fried to juicy crispiness! If you’re a “wing nut” you’ll love these! Fries included.
Select from our nine signature sauces!
Wing Basket
8 wings and choice of one sauce.
Wing Platter
12 wings and choice of three sauces.
Wing Bucket
15 wings and choice of five sauces.
All pint side orders
French fries
Baked Beans
Cheesy Potatoes
Cole Slaw
Small Lettuce Salad
Apple Sauce
Cucumber and Onion Salad
Cottage Cheese
Red Potato Salad
Our award winning st. louis style ribs. Dry rubbed and smoked slowly over hickory wood to juicy tenderness.Best ribs you’ve ever tasted!
All rib dinners come with choice of one side item and sliced white bread
¼ Rib Dinner
Four bones
½ Rib Dinner
Six bones
¾ Rib Dinner
Nine bones‏
Full Slab Dinner
Twelve bones
Smoked Sampler Dinner
A healthy sampling of smoked meats. Pulled pork, brisket, turkey and ham all topped with one rib. (Yes, we do have doggy bags! )
Chicken Strips With
seasoned French‏ fries all white meat chicken tenders coated in a southern style breading and fried to perfection.
3 piece $6.49
2 piece $4.99
bobbyd’s uses only certified angus beef grilled properly and to your liking! we are responsible for steaks that are ordered “well done”! please give ample time for preparation and extra time for steaks ordered well done. served with baked potato or French fries, side salad and dinner roll. ask your server for tonight’s cuts and pricing!
Bobbyd's Smoked Meat Salad
A big mixed green salad topped with your choice of smoked meat and choice dressing on the side.
Half salad $6.49
Full salad $7.69
Southwest Chicken Salad
Our crispy chicken tenders on top of mixed greens, black beans, fresh-sliced avocado, fried tortilla strips, pico de gallo, shredded pepper jack cheese and croutons dressed with choice of dressing.
We suggest our homemade BBQ ranch dressing.
Sure Fire Wrap
Our fresh smoked turkey, with shredded cheddar cheese, lettuce, sliced cucumbers and our homemade “sure fire sauce” in a tomato basil wrap.
Southern Wrap
Our fresh smoked turkey with shredded pepper jack cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, black beans, and our homemade “BBQ ranch dressing” in a jalapeño wrap.
Soup of the Day
Ask your server for today’s flavor.
Cup $2.49
Bowl $4.99
All sandwich meals served with complementary fresh brewed ice tea.
Smoked Single
A hearty sandwich using freshly sliced smoked meats served on a bun.Includes one side item.
Pulled pork
Sweet potato fries $0.49
Smoked Double
A hearty sandwich using freshly sliced smoked meats served on a bun. Includes two side items
Pulled pork
Sweet potato fries $0.49
Smoked Stack
Our version of the “super sized” sandwich-1/2 pound of meat served on a large kaiser roll. Includes one side item.
Pulled pork
Sweet potato fries $0.49
Bobbyd's Hawaiian Club
Fresh smoked turkey, bacon, sliced pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato with a homemade honey citrus mayonnaise served on hawaiian sweet bread. Includes one side item.
Sweet potato fries $0.49
Bobbyd's Cuban Club
Slow smoked pulled pork, sliced honey maple ham, pepper jack cheese, lettuce, cilantro, pico de gallo, and a touch of lime juice all piled between sweet hawaiian bread that has been spread with cuban mayo. Includes one side item.
Sweet potato fries $0.49
All Meats
Half slab $9.99
Full slab $15.99
Ages 11 and under, please.
Mini Corn Dogs
Battered mini franks
French fries
Apple sauce
Turkey or Ham Sandwich
French fries
Apple sauce
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
French fries
Apple sauce
Chocolate Cobbler
Hershey’s chocolate blended with a rich, decadent brownie batter and carefully baked.
à la mode $0.99
Brownie à La Mode
Served with vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate sauce. This one is for all of you “chocoholics”!
Specialty Cheesecake
Succulent, mouth-watering, rich gourmet cheesecakes. Ask your server for this week’s flavor.
Fruit Cobbler
Fresh baked daily! Ask your server for today’s flavor.
à la mode $0.99
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
A sweet tooth delight!
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Reviewed December 10, 2019

We visited the restaurant with 3 of us and no waiting. The restaurant is cozy and friendly. The appetizer smoked chicken wings were incredible with citrus chipotle sauce. The burnt ends were very good as well as the cheesy potatoes. The sliced brisket didn't taste...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed October 25, 2019

Stopped into Bobby D’s on a Monday night for some burnt ends. They were good., bbq beans, & cheesy potatoes. I was impressed. The service was outstanding! The waitress recommended cobbler with ice cream and it was outstanding. I will be back the next time...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 6, 2019

A good place for family , good food great service . Friendly staff. Alwats a good place to eat. staff always ready to help

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 5, 2019

Went to Bobby D's and was told the Prime Rib was the best. After questioning a 2 hour wait was told the prime rib was so thick it takes a long time to cook. When the plate came out it wasnt that thick and it...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed September 3, 2019

good food , great service . I did a carry out every thing was ready when I got there . The girl on the front was great .

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Another local favorite. This small restaurant packs the people in literally. Known for there bbq and mounds of fried food. The place was filled with families. We all had the prime rib, special of the day. We were not impressed. I can say it filled...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in on a Friday night on our way out of state. The staff is friendly and provides good service although the meal was a little slow getting to our table. The smoked meat is ok - the “burnt ends” were pretty dry but...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 10, 2019

We were traveling through and needed a good, quick meal, so read reviews for several places in Emporia. Bobby D's was the clear winner. Parking was easy and near the door. The service was quick and helpful in making choices. The food was as good...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed February 25, 2019

What a good place to eat. My wife and I stopped here for dinner. I had the sampler platter, which is too much food, but I ate it all anyway! My wife had blackened tips and they were also great. Good prices and great food....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed February 21, 2019

We were driving through on our way to AZ and stopped for some BBQ. This place is amazing!! We had rib tips, okra, beans, coleslaw, homemade biscuits AND peach cobbler with ice cream! EVERYTHING was amazing and so very cheap! Please try this place if...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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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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