We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lonnie Q's BBQ

Is this your business?
3150 SE 21st St, Topeka, KS 66607-2515
+1 785-233-4227
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cheesy potatoes” (72 reviews)
“turkey” (42 reviews)
“ribs” (82 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3150 SE 21st St, Topeka, KS 66607-2515
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (278)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 276 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this by accident on our way back from KC and were happy we did!. Only open limited hours but worth timing a trip for. I had the three meats (beef, pork and turkey) with cheesy potatoes and coleslaw and loved all three but the...More

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch with my wife. We had the three meat sandwich (beef, pork, turkey) with two sides. The meats were smoked to perfection. The turkey was my favorite. Moist with great flavor, simply outstanding. The cheesy potatoes were my favorite side. The meal was great, but...More

Thank RDFKansasUSA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a hidden gem! The food was outstanding and the service was A+. Lonnie sure knows how to keep people coming back. The ribs were meaty and falling of the bone! The smoked turkey and chopped beef was delicious as well! OH my... I can't...More

Thank melinda s
Reviewed March 12, 2018

This is the type of BBQ joint you need in every neighborhood. It isn't open all of the times you might need it, but when it is, it delivers what you want. Brisket, pork, chicken, cheesy taters, cole slaw, beans, jalapenos and pickle on the...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed March 5, 2018

A few of us from work go there often. Great food! Cup of Heaven in my favorite. Lonnie him self serves you and comes and checks on you. And his staff is friendly. Very clean.

Thank kennethhJ9572TQ
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Hands down, the best barbecue in Topeka, maybe even the state. Now make sure to get there early because once it's gone, it's gone. Do yourself a favor and go on a Thursday or Friday so you can get the ribs, simply to die for.

Thank Cory D
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Finding this place is a little difficult, once you know where it is, you won’t regret going there. Obviously, being so close to Kansas City, the best bbq is there. In Topeka, this is the best hands down, and can compete with some of KC...More

Thank Hayden P
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Great restaurant!! The BEST--- BBQ ribs,turkey,brisket,pork,cheesy potatoes,and baked beans! Very clean. The owner and the employees are friendly and kind to everyone. We love to get Lon's take out for family celebrations!!

Thank tenbrinkb
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Very good food and service. I highly recommend this restaurant, very clean and owner has a great sense of humor.

Thank Sharla A
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Awesome bbq. Stopped by for lunch to try out bbq. As a Texas native, I'm always on the lookout for good bbq. This place did not disappoint. Had the brisket sandwich. Was skeptical because it was chopped,. But don't let that she you away. The...More

Thank Jerry M
Nearby HotelsSee all 33 hotels in Topeka
Ramada Topeka Downtown Hotel and Convention Center
1,582 reviews
2.35 miles away
Capitol Plaza Hotel Topeka
503 reviews
2.78 miles away
Senate Luxury Suites
401 reviews
2.90 miles away
Econo Lodge
67 reviews
3.11 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Tacos El Sol
26 reviews
1.31 miles away
Tacos El Mexicano
20 reviews
.96 miles away
Shack II
17 reviews
1.00 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Evel Knievel Museum
145 reviews
2.70 miles away
Lake Shawnee
179 reviews
1.13 miles away
Kansas State Capitol Building
459 reviews
2.69 miles away
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
255 reviews
2.37 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Joseph L
June 29, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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.
Improve this listing

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
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing