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“Lonnie Q's BBQ”
Review of Lonnie Q's BBQ

Lonnie Q's BBQ
Ranked #2 of 390 Restaurants in Topeka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $21
Cuisines: Barbecue
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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 you lots of food! It is the BEST!!!

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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

If you like BBQ (and especially if you like BBQ Ribs), you have to take a trip to Topeka, Kansas to visit Lonnie Q’s BBQ. We were in Topeka on business having flown in from Toronto the day before and the word about town (and at my husband’s business meeting) was all about Lonnie and his BBQ Ribs. Lonnie pays tribute to the master of blues guitar, the one and only Eric Clapton; but Lonnie is a legend himself. He is only open for 2 hours a day and he personally serves his BBQ to each customer until he runs out of meat. He engages each customer with a smile and eagerness to serve; he loves what he is doing and is very generous. We ordered a slab and 1/2 of Ribs with coleslaw but Lonnie insisted we try a sampling of his three meats (turkey breast, pulled pork and brisket) with his “world reknown” cheesy tatars and so he delivered a sampling to our table at no extra charge. All his meats are delicious and perfectly tender with very little fat; and, Lonnie is right, you cannot pass up his cheesy tatars—-they are mouth wateringly delicious. I meant to only have a taste but I finished the entire serving. Lonnie’s is only open for dinner one night a week (Friday) for two hours and only serves Ribs Thursdays and Fridays. His restaurant his super cool and is best described as casual chic and hip....immaculately clean with photos of Eric Clapton; Fender Guitars hung on the walls, Harley Davidson’s and paintings of Sunflowers. The buzz and laughter from the patrons who flood through the door when he opens at 11 AM and wind through the single level restaurant waiting for their BBQ is alive and exciting. After traveling around the world and having BBQ in nearly all of the Southern States, it’s an easy decision to make-Lonnie is the man and he serves the best, tender and most delicious BBQ in an amazing atmosphere. This is a place that makes Topeka worth visiting.

Thank SheriMunro
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

The portions are huge! My family of 4 share two Q cups and a half rack of ribs. There was plenty for the whole family! (Two adults, a 14 year old and a 4 year old). The cup of heaven had all three meats: pork, brisket and turkey along with “taters” and beans.

Thank Beth R
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

great food and bbq. just wish they were open more hours. fun to eat at every week or two. in top 3 bbq in topeka

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Thank Rodney H
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Lonnie Q's its a decent meal but others will RAVE about it. You wont get a bad meal here if you know when it is open its more of a daytime restaurant and it is open Friday evenings as well.

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Thank Jo A
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