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Cox Bros BBQ

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223 McCall Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-5027
+1 785-539-0770
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Manhattan, Kansas
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great smoked meats. Great sauces. Decent atmosphere. Great place to cater meals as well. The Cox Brothers never disappoint with their cuisine!

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Thank Pete L
Manhattan, Kansas
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have loved going to Cox Bros. for a good barbecue for several years and highly recommended it to many! We went to drive-thru after a game and the size of meat servings was considerably smaller and looked as though the pulled pork was burnt and scraping the bottom of the pan. Since it was the first K-State game day... More 

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Thank Joycekk
Cody T, Guest Relations Manager at Cox Bros BBQ, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for feedback on your recent visit to Cox Bros. BBQ. Would you be able to provide us with with more information regarding your recent visits? We would like to make sure that we address you concerns with our management team to make sure that we are providing a genuine BBQ experience every day of... More 

Manhattan, Kansas, United States
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Third time has not been the charm. I have done 2 take out and one dine in. The takeout was dry and small portions. Too small for the price.You could tell the meat was definitely hickory smoked. Personally, I did not like it. I smothered it in their sauce to cover the taste. I think the coleslaw has too much... More 

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Thank Emily R
Cody T, Guest Relations Manager at Cox Bros BBQ, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for feedback on your recent visit to Cox Bros. BBQ. Would you be able to provide us with with more information regarding your visit? Please feel free to send an email to marketing@coxbbq.com. Thank you, Cox Bros. BBQ More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We ordered for 8 online and our meal was ready for pickup and accurate. Generous portions and variety of barbecue sauces.

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Thank Terry43323
Manhattan, Kansas
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99 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Bud and Bobby Cox have run a number of restaurants in Manhattan. Their BBQ is the real thing. Its all good. I like the pulled pork, link on the side with the pineapple slaw. The brisket is also great.

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Thank Richard S
Reston, Virginia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Every time I'm at home, I make sure to visit Cox Bros at least once. The brisket is my favorite, but truly everything is great. Staff is really friendly and helpful. If you like BBQ, this is a must-try if you are in the area. (If you don't want to eat in the restaurant, you can purchase by the pound... More 

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Thank Rhonda W
Manhattan, Kansas
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Good selection of BBQ (chicken, pork, beef) and sides with reasonable prices. The convenient location is also a plus. The combo platters are great for trying different the different BBQ items along with the variety of sides.

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Thank jeffrey_hagio
Appleton, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We decided to drive thru on our way out of town, not a good idea! Waited 25 minutes for a semi hot soggy brisket sandwhich! Never again:(

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Thank Anon1284
Cody T, Guest Relations Manager at Cox Bros BBQ, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for feedback on your recent visit to Cox Bros. BBQ. It sadness us to know that your experience was not up to par and not what other guest have come to expect of our genuine BBQ. Would you be able to provide us with with more information regarding your visit? Please feel free to... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Love the pulled chicken and broccoli salad. Friendly fast and delicious! Husband had the Philly and daughter had pulled pork..great food!!!

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Thank Tamara M
Altus, Oklahoma
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

I'm real picky about BBQ. I had a brisket sandwich and it was good. I would go back for another one.

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Thank okiedawg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 39
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 McCall Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: +1 785-539-0770

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