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Lonnie Q's BBQ

3150 SE 21st St, Topeka, KS 66607-2515
+1 785-233-4227
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesy potatoes” (80 reviews)
“turkey” (46 reviews)
“ribs” (88 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3150 SE 21st St, Topeka, KS 66607-2515
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best BBQ in town! Their hash brown casserole is fantastic. The service is fast even though there is usually a line. Especially at lunch time. Love this place.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Cookie G
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Lonnie Q's is about as consistent as consistent is. You can count on quality well flavored meats and generous servings of brisket, pork or smoked turkey, or rib slabs (Fri. eve. only?) along with choices of sides including cheesy potatoes, baked beans or slaw. If...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KLStoneKS
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Grabbed lunch here; excellent! This cafeteria-style, off the beaten path place is friendly, generous, inexpensively prices great food. Cole slaw was great. Ribs were juicy. Loved it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barb H
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I picked Lonnie Q's because it had some good reviews and the location is convenient if you are driving in from the east on I70. Even though we arrived shortly after 11am, there was a line. One of the reasons there is a constant line,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Good Food. Odd Hours. I ate this as a business catering situation. I would recommend for business luncheons.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank chasnimz
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The owner opened the door and personally greeted the people in the long line waiting for the restaurant to open. That “welcome to my home” hospitality set the tone for our visit. After greeting everyone, he went to serve his guests. This restaurant is clean...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TravelingBJ
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Lonnie Q’s is a hidden gem in the Topeka/Shawnee County area. Just north of the dam at Lake Shawnee, Topeka, Kansas. Amazing BBQ, and trust me, choose the cheesy potatoes. The decor is professionally locally sourced. Heavy influenced from the close relationships of the Owner...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank M3654EElorim
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The best BBQ in town!! Lonnie’s cup of heaven, is exactly what the name implies. Yummm! I always skip the beans (the only thing I’m not crazy about) and get a double order of cheesy potatoes (the best I’ve ever had!!) Plenty for 2 meals!...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TopekaKim
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Lonnie makes a mean cup of heaven! Enough food for two meals, but you’ll eat it all because you won’t be able to stop. :) When it’s gone, it’s gone, so get there early!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank T1635LHchristinef
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This the best Barbeque place in this area! They are always busy on the days they are open! They usually have lines waiting! They have wonderful smoked meats and potato casserole and baked beans and cold slaw! You can get orders to go! They give...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Inspiration558590
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Response from NorthMIMom | Reviewed this property |
3150 SE 21st Street, Topeka, KS, 66607 The website has a good map. Also, please check website for info on hours, etc. Says they will be closed July 4 -July 12.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3150 SE 21st St, Topeka, KS 66607-2515
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-233-4227
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