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BobbyD’s is a unique barbecue joint in downtown Emporia serving mouthwatering barbecue in a friendly, laid-back atmosphere. It’s all ‘bout da meat!

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  • “Such a quaint spot with amazing ribs and turkey. Excellent service! Left a very happy customer!”

  • “I spend two weeks each month working in Emporia, and BobbyD's is my favorite place to eat. The ribs and KC strip are outstanding!”

  • “A great place to eat, and the wait staff are awesome. Everyone should check it out!”

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  • Martha N. Emporia, KS

    Second dinner at BobbyD's while driving cross country. Though they had run out a few favorites they allowed us to substitute which caused me to order the smoked wings...awesome! Sweet potato fries excellently crispy and flavorful. Friendly staff and ...

  • Mark F. Westside, Las Vegas, NV

    The smell carried out to the street. My mouth was already watering as I walked in and my mouth was not disappointed. Great ribs - fast friendly service and a very reasonable price. I'll return next time I'm in Emporia.

  • c g. Winnetka, IL

    Top notch BBQ. Ribs were spectacular. Brisket on top of fresh salad too. Beer was really cold. Enjoy!

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About Us

BobbyD's Merchant Street Barbecue

Phone (620) 342-1990
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun: Closed