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Wagon Wheel Grill & Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
2909 W 9th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801-5185
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribeye” (7 reviews)
“burgers” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2909 W 9th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801-5185
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great food for a bar / restaurant. Menu has everything from salads and sandwiches to steak dinners. Do not be put off by the appearance from the outside, this is worth a visit. Friendly staff and decent service and pr ices. Convenient to the Super...More

Thank dh1952
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I went because I read about the smoked potato. It really is just a bar with tables that serves lunch and dinner but the food was very good. The building is basically two large shipping containers but the inside is nice with a sort of...More

Thank OldRetiredAndy
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This little spot is a great secret. The steaks, burgers and ribs are delicious. They serve the best smoked meats but also offer smoked baked potatoes that are indescribable. I have not ever found another like these.

Thank Krista R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Food is very good, their hamburgers are the best. Onion rings also very good. Can't go wrong eating here.

Thank cmike56
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight, family of 4. 2 chicken fried steaks, 2 chicken strip baskets, 3 waters,1 soda, 4 mozzarella sticks and 2 beers was $61. Their "special" was a $29 ribeye steak. Waitresses acted put out that we were there. Had to ask for...More

Thank Like2GoPlaces
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Might be me, but I like my restaurants with windows. The one window, in the entrance door was covered and had a little 'open ' sign on it. The restaurant was dark and forgotten in the 60s, with plastic booth seats and all sorts of...More

Thank 24QueenBee
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We were visiting family in Sterling, KS as well as Ottowa, KS from Washington, DC, and decided to stop in Emporia for the night. We were in the mood for steak so I googled restaurants in Emporia, KS. The Wagon Wheel was one of the...More

3  Thank kmb4583
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended eating dinner here, because it was right next door. It was very quiet mid-week, but the staff made us feel welcome. The menu is heavy on the basics like burgers, wings, ribs, etc. Our food came quickly and was well prepared. Nothing...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Local bar that serves food, they have a couple of tv's and pool table. A loyal clientele visits this place, it is a mixed crowd of old and younger generation. The chicken wings come in several varieties but the honey Bbq are the best. I...More

Thank craigshandler
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This was my first visit to the Wagon Wheel. The temperature outside was in the low 90's and had to have been around 80 inside. If management kept the air conditioning at a lower level people might stay longer and spend more on drinks. I...More

1  Thank Jayhawker1983
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2909 W 9th Ave, Emporia, KS 66801-5185
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Emporia
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