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Bobby D's

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607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801
+1 620-342-1990
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Emporia, Kansas
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service as always. That's this places best card. The food is good BBQ, not great but good. Usually busy which is a sign of little competition and good service. Mom n pops place and a good joint to visit, if you like a break from the chains. Eat here every few weeks and have never had poor service.

Thank 1kscouple
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Went here because of the recent raving reviews on trip advisor. Which are usually very helpful. My smoked chicken came out drenched in barbecue sauce. Yuck! My salad greens were iceberg lettuce. My hubbys burnt ends also sauce drenched. The beans were average. One bright spot was the service. Derek was fast, friendly, and professional.

Thank AKChickatHeart
Kansas City, Missouri
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great place. If you are from out of town, a DO NOT MISS, no-brainer. The best barbecue, cheezy potatoes and broccoli salad anywhere. For a differnt tast don't miss the Cuban Sandwich, a real treat, just missing the Cuba Libre!

Thank Rod N
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you like bbq and are in the area you shouldn't miss dropping in here for a great tasting bbq in Emporia.

Thank terryk422
Tama, Iowa
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The place is not fancy but you don't have to be fancy if you are delicious. The service is fast, friendly and affordable. Family friendly.

Thank sherdan1950
Overland Park, Kansas
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

BBQ was pretty good. The meats were tasty. Apps were inexpensive. Sides were OK. We will probably go back again when visiting our daughter in college.

Thank marshalljeff
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

There were 4 of us and we all enjoyed our entrées. The portions were big and so tasty. Service was good and with a smile.

Thank Gary G
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the best steaks in town. Nice atmosphere. Try the pigskins and ask for the Carolina sauce. Good stuff.

Thank Chad L
Emporia, Kansas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great little burger joint with a lot of different kind of sandwiches to choose from. The place is clean, staff very friendly, prices reasonable, and food is fantastic. In my top 3 restaurants to go to in Emporia.

Thank theyoho
Blue Springs, Missouri
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Had pulled pork = fantastic. Also enjoy broccoli salad and their cheesy potatoes. Wednesday night meatloaf is veey tasty

Thank jwilliams3117

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: +1 620-342-1990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?