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Bobby D's

607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
+1 620-342-1990
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesy potatoes” (56 reviews)
“brisket” (25 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 7 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 6 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 13 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
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve lived in Emporia for 12 years now and Bobby D’s is still my favorite BBQ joint. I have never had a bad meal and the service is always great. Sometimes you wait longer for a table than you do your food!

Thank ahuddles24
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This place is good!!! The restaurant itself is small. Our waitress was great. I had the rib plate. Good!!! My husband had burned edge plate. He loved it!!!! Together our bill was under 20.00!!! That's a big deal when eating at BBQ places! Will most...More

Thank Deidre S
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11 April 2015|
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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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, 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 66801-2858
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
  • Phone Number: +1 620-342-1990
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