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Bobby D's

607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
+1 620-342-1990
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheesy potatoes” (56 reviews)
“brisket” (25 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
PRICE
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607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice surprise on our trip through Kansas and well worth the detour into town. Bobby D’s has a good variety of choices. We tried the 3 meat platter and received three meats plus one large rib. All the meat was good. We...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place is a bit small and had to wait about 25 minutes to get a seat, but it was worth it. Ribs were delish and the service was outstanding!

Thank busker2016
Reviewed 13 March 2018

our motel had suggested another local BBQ but the reviews were mixed and listed how salty things were. Bobby D's was an excellent choice. The food is very reasonably priced. The meats were smoked perfectly with plenty of flavor. Try the Cuban sandwich, truly a...More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

great food and service . great staff . great for families. the staff is great . service is fast and on time

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 22 February 2018

The food was excellent with wonderful flavor and served piping hot from a very impressive server. The atmosphere is cozy, and it is fun to see locals frequenting this establishment.

Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ real turkey and great pulled pork. Very good house made coleslaw and beans. Good homemade cobbler.

Thank Spoofhound
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Good solid bbq place. All the bbq standards. If you are in the mood for bbq in emporia you'll enjoy this place. Not as good as Atlanta bbq though 😀. I liked the pork and chicken better than ribs.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Dry rub ribs are excellent. Also recommend the broccoli salad and the red potato salad. I usually get the burnt ends.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The title of my review is all you need to know. Get the brisket, add some baked beans, add some cole slaw. It's absolutely top notch. Pulled pork is good, but every bbq place has decent enough pulled pork. If you come here you want...More

Thank RenaissanceHerbert
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

What a nice change from the normal places we stop at the Emporia exit. Derek greeted and waited on us...we had barbecue pulled pork and it was awesome! We will definitely go back!

Thank Gail W
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Response from Marilyn B | Reviewed this property |
In response to the whether or not the bbq is gluten free: Contact information for Bobby D's: Attn: Bobby Doudican 607 Merchant, Emporia, KS 66801 620-342-1990
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: +1 620-342-1990
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