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Cox Brothers BBQ

812 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9406
+1 785-579-6606
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (30 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“potato salad” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
812 E Chestnut St, Junction City, KS 66441-9406
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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

Thank Jessica P
Reviewed 1 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 20 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 26 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 14 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 13 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 10 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
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Had the Carolina BBQ sandwich with cole slaw on the side. Just amazing. I tried different sauces on it and never really picked a favorite, but the sandwich itself was just great. Will be back!

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of my husband and I's go-to date places. Everything is delicious, but my favorite is the mac and cheese. He loves the Memphis Nachos. The servers are very friendly as well.

Thank JandEplus3
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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.
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