We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cox Brothers BBQ

812 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9406
+1 785-579-6606
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (30 reviews)
“ribs” (19 reviews)
“potato salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
812 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9406
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (188)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Food is absolutely unreal. Stop and cox and get a great experience. I have neen in kansas 6 weeks and i go twice per week. Friendly, clean and delicious.

Thank Jaywattz
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I ordered a combo meal supposedly enough to serve 4 adults. The brisket serving was barely enough for 1 bun. 4 ribs were also included. The side items were small servings. The meal was tasty but left us still hungry for a cost of over...More

Thank Gary G
Cody T, Guest Relations Manager at Cox Brothers BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hi Gary, Thank you so much for your feedback on Cox Bros. BBQ. We apologize that your experience did not meet your expectations (or ours). If you would be willing to provide any more information about your experience (when you were there, etc.) and if...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We ate here because barbecue sounded good!! We love barbecue being from the south. However this place just didn't make us feel good at all, the food was not that great, it was very expensive and we all left with terrible stomach aches & bloated...More

1  Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 2 May 2017

They didn't have my call in order ready, the food was below average and for the price.. not worth it

Thank lemingreeley
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We travel through Kansas on a regular basis. Junction City is a preferred stop and Cox Brothers BBQ is one of the main reasons. The food is always excellent, the service is great, and the prices are reasonable. What else is there!

Thank pack4az
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Considering that this is approximately 2 hours from Kansas City, this is the best authentic BBQ in the area. There is a wide selection of meats including beef, pulled pork, all types of ribs, burnt ends, ham, etc. In addition, there are many sides and...More

Thank rayt100
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Arrived about 20 minutes before closing. Place was empty and food was ready in 10 min. The brisket was very good for an additional $1. I thought the red-skin potato salad was excellent as a side. Good place for a bite.

Thank GreggeryPeccary
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, awesome peoples after 5 hours driving the best place to stop by. The only thing they can improve it's by opening one in Florida where we came from. Stop here you will not regret it.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's not the down home southern BBQ, but it will hold you over with their dishes. Good smoky tender meat. Just not southern if you know what I mean.

Thank Valen I
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great place, great staff and GREAT pulled pork! The brisket is mighty fine, but the pulled pork with original sauce is what you want! Add some mac and jack (mac and cheese) and you will not have time to take pictures, just eat!

Thank Zac S
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 hotels in Junction City
Comfort Inn & Suites Junction City - Near Fort Riley
95 reviews
.11 km away
Best Western J. C. Inn
320 reviews
.21 km away
Candlewood Suites Junction City - Ft. Riley
72 reviews
.51 km away
Courtyard Junction City
184 reviews
.60 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Freddys Custard & Steakburger
138 reviews
.06 km away
La Fiesta
151 reviews
.39 km away
Cracker Barrel
191 reviews
.19 km away
Bella Italian
150 reviews
1.24 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fort Riley
78 reviews
5.48 km away
US Cavalry Museum
24 reviews
5.49 km away
C.L. Hoover Opera House
7 reviews
1.38 km away
Custer House
32 reviews
5.49 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cox Brothers BBQ staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 812 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9406
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Junction City
  • Phone Number: +1 785-579-6606
This location is temporarily CLOSED while we take some time to perfect a NEW style of BBQ. Catering services will, however, continue to be available throughout the Flint Hills during this time! When we decided to open a BBQ joint years ago, we couldn’t decide which kind of ‘Q’ we loved the most… so we just decided to offer it all. Now, we’re working on a one-of-a-kind "Cox Bros. style BBQ" that will be unique to our region, but we feel like we can only do this effectively at one location first. So we’re starting in Manhattan, KS. Then we’ll bring it over to Junction City after it’s been perfected. We look forward to being back up and running in Junction City sooner or later.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing