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John and Cooks BBQ

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1310 SW 21st St, Lawton, OK 73501-6904
+1 630-688-2355
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked beans” (8 reviews)
“beef brisket” (4 reviews)
“cole slaw” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1310 SW 21st St, Lawton, OK 73501-6904
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

My first time dining at John & Cook’s. You can smell the smoke when you walk in. Owner came out to our table and personally greeted us. I asked and he shared the history of the locally owned establishment. Menu is simple and food is...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed March 20, 2018

The last time I ate BBQ here was in 1998 and it is still as good as I remember. I recommend trying the Rib Tips with a little sweet and tangy sauce for dipping and a side of potato salad. The hot links are also...More

Thank Rodger R
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Thought the meat was really good, not dry like some have said though it only had the dry rub season on it and smoke. You have to add the sauce. Which I prefer. Ribs were my favorite. Baked beans were good but heavy on the...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Mmm mmm the best bbq ribs. I have every had. And the staff is friendly and great. I would tell everyone too come here for great food.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Really good- brisket, potato salad, Cole slaw Average- pulled pork and baked beans Slacking- sliced white bread. The service is very fast in this nothing fancy about it restaurant where the air is filled with smoky aromas. I would think they could spring for some...More

Thank Micky O
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

By far the best BBQ in lawton. Everything was cooked perfect. The ribs are the best I have had in a long time. The sides were great and the service was fast.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Nothing special about this place. Decent BBQ. The locals seem to love it, but the place is old and worn. The service slow. The food average. Prices are average. The only interesting was the potato salad- it was different. Would I go back - n0....More

Thank FredFStone
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We were in Lawton for the rodeo and based upon the TA reviews we decided to try John & Cooks. So glad we did as this is some of the best BBQ we've had. We had the sampler platter with ribs, pulled pork, brisket and...More

Thank MNM1011
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

While in Lawton waiting to visit my daughter at Fort Sill, I found this place on Trip Advisor. The restaurant is down a little side street right off one of the main roads - you can't miss it. First of all, let me just say...More

Thank SunFlwrGrl
Reviewed April 16, 2017

This place was good down home cooking BBQ. The meat was tender and the sauce great. The sides were excellent. Potato salad very good and the baked beans had a wonderful different flavor. The portions were generous. The best part was as soon as we...More

Thank Barb P
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 SW 21st St, Lawton, OK 73501-6904
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Lawton
  • Phone Number: +1 630-688-2355
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