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Bobo's Drive-In

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2300 S.W. 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604
+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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Topeka, Kansas
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

love the burgers and onion rings. we eat in car or get to go. inside ok just too small also had malts and apple pie.

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Thank Trish J
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bobo's is an out of the way treasure that is a flash back to the 50's and 60's. The food is good and in appropriate proportions. A little hectic especially at the rush times but still, the staff is friendly and efficient. Oh Yes... They have by far and wide the best dang onion rings in the entire state! Golden... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live close by so I've given Bobo's several tries over the past year and a half and have come to the conclusion that it's just not that good. Frankly, the burgers are bland and really nothing special about the fries and onion rings. Service has ranged from mildly friendly to indifferent. I realize this place is a Topeka institution... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Topeka nearly all my life but did not eat at Bobo's until my fiftieth birthday. My family and I ordered typical fast food (hamburger, fries, etc.). The food was good, but it didn't taste any better or worse than many other burgers and fries. I want to go again and try the menu item that made... More 

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Vega Baja, Puerto Rico
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Bobos and was delighted by their home made corn bread the apple pie the Steak Sandwich was really great. The atmosphere at the place makes you believe you are back in the 50s but when you tried their food it will take you to Grandmas kitchen. Went there for 3 days in a row in order to taste... More 

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Thank ritamartinez64
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 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
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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 3 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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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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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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, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
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 S.W. 10th Ave, Topeka, KS 66604
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-234-4511

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?