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Boss Hawg's

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2833 SW 29th St, in brookwood shopping center, Topeka, KS 66614-2002
+1 785-273-7300
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had a fantastic bbq dinner here. You get corn bread and butter after you order. Very good. I got to try ribs, nice meaty and little fat, the pulled pork and I added brisket was great, burnt ends had just a little fat on them but tender and not over cooked. They had big beers on special. Good aray... More 

Thank Kim F
Kansas City, Missouri
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Kansas City is proud of its legendary barbecue, and rightly so. It would be reasonable to think that perfectly smoked meats and amazing sauces could be found an hour to the west of KC, but it's amazing how quickly the options fade once you leave the greater Kansas City metro area. If you're craving BBQ and/or want to support a... More 

Thank ShutterbugSage
Saint Louis
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Not sure what has happened now that new ownership has taken charge. The servers are less than attentive, the food is just okay, and the Friday night crowd has all but gone away. At one time, this was our normal Friday night spot to get half-price apps, sing karaoke, and enjoy a safe/relaxed environment with tables and tables full of... More 

Thank 370pollyh
Topeka, Kansas
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The food was good but is not exactly the same as before recent changes. The staff was friendly and the service was great! A good place to take family and friends in Topeka.

Thank techElectronic
Topeka, Kansas
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This place competes at food competitions . This means something around barbacue freaks. Most of my non Topeka friends rate it highly. I do also.

1 Thank jstrahan03
Topeka, Kansas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Just not the same since new ownership. Food tastes so much different and bland. Really want to see them succeed. Hard to get in and out at lunchtime. Service is slow.

Thank Holly D
Crown Point, Indiana, United States
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55 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Friendly BBQ joint stuck in the back of a strip mall. Split dining area with seating in the bar and a separate area if you don’t care for the bar noise. The menu had all the usual BBQ standards but, since it was lunchtime, I decided on the Cuban. This was a delicious twist on the usual Cuban sandwich, instead... More 

Thank Larry M
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Loved this place when the original owner had it. Meat was always tender and sauce was delish. Service was stellar. We've tried so hard to like it. Been back several times at different times of day/night but no dice. The food is still decent but not something I'm raving about. We'll still order takeout from time to time as the... More 

Thank laura g
Mechanicsburg, PA
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The smoked ham was slices of deli meat. It tasted ok but it's not what I would call smoked ham in a BBQ joint. The pulled pork was alright but nothing I would go back for again. The potato salad was bland. The baked beans were actually good. Overall quite a disappointment when I was looking forward to some good... More 

Thank rob17055
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I will say from one meal to another you can't really judge how portions will be. I got the 2 meats meal. There was a very small portion of each. The fries were good, the coleslaw wasn't great. My son for the chicken strips platter which was huge. They were pretty good. My husband got the pulled pork sandwich which... More 

Thank Misty J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2833 SW 29th St, in brookwood shopping center, Topeka, KS 66614-2002
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Topeka
  • Phone Number: +1 785-273-7300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?