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American, Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
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2640 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801-6108
+1 620-342-1223
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Stillwater, Minnesota
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

walked over to bruff's after long drive on a saturday night , crowded but got a seat right away, Hailey our server was great , got wings great , steak sandwich and chicken wrap both very good . stayed and had drinks , place is loud , fun and has pretty good food for a sports bar .

Thank bill s
Herington, Kansas
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The food is ok just a little overpriced for what you get. If you don't mind starting price of over $15 then maybe you won't mind these. Most of the Steaks were over $25.

Thank Willard F
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I was in Emporia for a few days and stopped into Bruff's because I had eaten there a couple of years ago and really enjoyed their steak. This place has really gone downhill since then! It took a couple of minutes after I walked in for someone to greet me and take me to a table. She had trouble finding... More 

Thank James G
Emporia, Kansas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A little out of the way, but worth a visit if you like good burgers. Don't care for the hirise tables but the staff will seat you at booths or standard tables if you ask. Not a top ten of KS but a good mom n pops sports bar n grill. Sure beats applebees and MT Mikes on the other... More 

Thank 1kscouple
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206 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Our experience at Bruff's was merely average. I took seven family members there for dinner and it was just "OK". Burgers were probably better than the salads, but do not put the bar very high as this is just pub grub. They did go out of their way to seat us in an area where we could talk and be... More 

Thank Larry M
Galesburg, Illinois
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Don't go by the menu attached here. Prices have gone up and selection has changed. Steaks were nothing more than average. Typical sports bar - noisy and visual overkill. I will give them a thumbs up for an excellent mahi mahi filet and generous wine pour.

Thank Giraffiegirl
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The outside does not reflect the inside. When I stepped in I was pleased at the vast array of games on the big screen TVs. Service and food were fine. If you want a Sports bar this it it.

Thank John H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a great place to go to watch a game and eat some good food. The beer choices are plentiful and the food choices are even greater. When I'm in town for business I make plans to visit here for a good brew and excellent food.

Thank terryk422
Kansas City, Missouri
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Sometimes a bar has food, Bruff's is a restaurant with a bar inside. Nice sports-bar atmosphere, food is normally quite good. Steak bits are a great choice.

Thank Rod N
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Good food but is a sports bar if you do not mind football on every 10+ tv's in area. Good service and full menu.

Thank Pat S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2640 W 18th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801-6108
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: +1 620-342-1223

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