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Cox Bros BBQ

) #27 of 142 Restaurants in Manhattan €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
223 McCall Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-5027
+1 785-539-0770
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (18 reviews)
“pineapple” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
223 McCall Rd, Manhattan, KS 66502-5027
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large restaurant that easily accommodated our large group. You order at the counter. They have many different side items. Sweet potato fries. Mac and cheese, beans, and corn were tried by our group along with sliced brisket.

Thank 3boysmom60
Reviewed 18 May 2017

BBQ meats are simply outstanding. Selection of sides is a bit thin, very heavy on potatoes, no salads, only green beans. Beers are iced cold.

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I ate here at 7:45 on a Thursday night with only one table of two ordering in front of me. It took a long time to get my food, long after they had theirs. When I got it, I understood why. It must have been...More

Thank scoreboardman
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Hadn't been here in a while and came by today for lunch. Smoked meats have always been good here--my pulled pork and hubbies half slab were delicious and far better than national chain in town. The wonderful surprise was side items, which have expanded to...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered the 3 Meat Big Memphis sandwich. Don't know who defined "big" for them. The bun overwhelmed the meat on my sandwich. When asked how it was I actually suggested they could double the meat AND increase the price a couple dollars and customers would...More

Thank dgparnell2016
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter for lunch during KSU open house. We liked the array of sauces on the table, the spicy was my favorite. The portions of meat were overwhelmed by the large buns. I did not like the sweet Cole slaw with pineapples, an acidic...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Barbecue here is exceptionally good. Great sauces. Friendly staff. The sauces were so good we purchased some to take home.

Thank Lawrence62
Reviewed 4 March 2017

While stopping for the night we walked across the parking lot of our hotel to this restaurant. Cute inside with a ceiling full of hats from customers all over the country we ordered at the counter for takeout. We ordered the pulled chicken BBQ sandwich,...More

Thank JLDC
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Friendly staff / people. Great BBQ with terrific menu selection. I have eaten there many times and never been disappointed. If you like good tasting BBQ, this is the place to go!!

Thank jamesbkarr
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great pulled pork, awesome Texas style brisket, and dry-rubbed ribs that are perfectly cooked. If they only understood customer service it would be a top choice.

Thank phoody2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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