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Bobby D's

607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
+1 620-342-1990
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheesy potatoes” (57 reviews)
“brisket” (28 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
607 Merchant St, Emporia, KS 66801-2858
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passing through Emporia around lunch time and checked Trip Advisor for restaurants. We decided to give Bobby D's a try even though it meant exiting the interstate and driving a few miles into town. What a great choice! The place was jammed which was a...More

2  Thank gary r
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Inside, it's a much different feel than the diminutive storefront would let on. I expected a cramped deli-type place. Nope. The main dining room is a decent size, with more of a small town diner feel to it. Most of the decor is centered around...More

Thank Jared K
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This place never disappoints! The meat is good and all the side are exceptional. Excellent service and nice variety of seating.

Thank JoeyOzark
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

I come to Emporia every few months to visit my son. I never leave without stopping here! I've tried many items abd I'm never disappointed.

Thank ptrull
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Service is generally good...they use set menus for set days on many items, and once used they will run out...steaks and prime rib are excellent,usually with a hint of "smoked"...temp selection usually correct on center, sides are ample...try for sure cheesy potatoes...they will always offer...More

Thank marc g
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We go here about once a month when we rife through. Great service every time and I try to get something different off the menu every time and have yet to not love what I get.

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Ended up in emporia so we're had to find somewhere for dinner. Found this place had good reviews. Little did we know there was some kind of bike ride so it was pretty busy around here. They were out of a list of things including...More

Thank Misty J
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Food and service were excellent! They give you a lot of food for the money. Plan on taking some of it with you. Food is prepared very well and is reasonably priced.

Thank familyoffive106
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I was very disappointed about the brisket. sliced very thin, more for a sandwich than a meat plate. The Cole slaw was good, the potato salad was soupy. Too much dreassing or Mayo was used. There were three variety's of sauce, mild, lightly spicy, and...More

Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 24 March 2018 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
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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, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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