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Bobo's Drive-In

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2300 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-3927
+1 785-234-4511
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was on Diners Drive-Ins and Dives the food is good I really wish they would figure something out with the parking lot I didn't see anything special about it other than it's a historical landmark for Topeka

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Thank Noemi B
Omaha, Nebraska
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I got the Spanish burger (recommended) which had a special sauce on it. I also got onion rings and a vanilla shake. If I had to rank them I'd say: Shake = A Spanish Burger = B+ Onion rings = B-

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Thank James O
Topeka, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Really good food. Place had a lot of history. Love the drive up with a car hop feeling. Great homemade apple pie. Yum

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Thank Holly D
Overland Park 675
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to Bobo's. Fresh hamburgers, 100 times better than chain burgers for sure. Polite and courteous curbside service. I really enjoyed the Spanish burger, while the rest of our party had made-to-order burgers. Been a Topeka institution for 70 years and hope it's here for another 70. Bravo.

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Thank Pisces310
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stopped for lunch while traveling around Kansas. So glad we did, as we both agreed the onion rings may be best we ever had. They are the thinly cut and not overly breaded kind that leave the grease spots at bottom of basket. The cheeseburgers are awesome too. Nothing fancy...just the normal fixings...but the meat flavor off... More 

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Thank PrimetimePalmer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is small...but that just adds to the personality. Friendly staff, good food and old school decor. I had the Spanish Burger and Onion Rings...to wash it all down I had the homemade Root Beer. Everything was tasty but those onion rings!! AMAZING!!!

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Thank Rena M
Kansas City
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172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

This drive-in has been around since the 1940's. Car side service without roller skates or squawker boxes, but the service is excellent. The burgers are great and so are the malts and shakes. Every time we are in Topeka, we have to go to Bobo's.

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Thank RondaKansasCity
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Not fast food, it's fresh food. Love the Spanish burger. The onion rings are the best. And if there is room, the apple pie is delicious. Still have car hop service. Inside is small and cozy. Was even on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives. Guy signed the light in 2007

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Thank Barbara G
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Everything was great. Girls were quite accommodating 18 of us all at once. Will visit again! The satin ice cream was really creamy.

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Thank jan s
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for years and is very popular with the locals. Just a little mom and pop burger joint, but very good. A must have is the apple pie. Have them warm it up and top it off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Very very yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604-3927
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-234-4511

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