Kansas June 04, 2018
These 9 Kansas Small Town Restaurants Will Serve You The Best Meal Of Your Life
Small towns might not have much to do compared to some of our larger cities, but there’s something about the people in small town Kansas that just makes them better at great food. I’m not saying you won’t find good food in cities, but when you travel to a small town in Kansas, the best way to get to know the people is to try their local restaurants. These small town restaurants in Kansas are sure to serve up some of the best dishes you’ve had in ages. Come take a look!
1. Prairie Nut Hut - Altoona
It's always a treat when you come through Altoona and visit the Prairie Nut Hut, where you'll find sandwiches the size of your face and mountain oysters, if you've been craving them. They know what they're doing, and they do it well.
2. Sommerset Hall Cafe - Dover
Calling all pie lovers! Sommerset Hall Cafe has the best around. All you need is one bite to see for yourself.
3. Jiffy Burger - Smith Center
Jiffy Burger is a burger joint in tiny Smith Center, where locals gather to feast on fried foods and fresh burgers you could only dream of. Stop in sometime, if you're ever in the area.
4. Gebhardt's Chicken Dinners - Mulberry
Kansans love their chicken, and there's nothing better than a chicken dish made from the heart. Gebhardt's Chicken Dinners has perfected their recipes, and you'll love them so much you'll want to order extra to take home.
5. Nelson's Landing - Leonardville
Nelson's Landing is often forgotten from most people's bucket lists, but don't forget to add it to yours. Their barbecue is a perfect pair for their fries. What else could you need?
6. Cy's Hoof and Horn - Sedgwick
Cy's has been whispered through the grapevine for a while, and their chicken fried steak might just be one of the best in the state. At the very least, it sure is huge!
7. Ad Astra Food and Drink - Strong City
Ad Astra makes all sorts of delicious dishes, so don't be afraid to try something new if you're in the mood for a pleasant surprise from pleasant people.
8. Big Ed's Steakhouse - Bird City
Not only do Kansans love their chicken, but we also love our steak. We take it seriously, and it's small town restaurants like Big Ed's that make it perfect every time.
9. Branding Iron II - Phillipsburg
The Branding Iron is another place for a great hunk of meat, but they have a wide array of menu items for all sorts of eaters. Burritos, breakfast, or all sorts of sandwiches are on the menu from you to choose from. The best part is, it's all delicious.
If you’re feeling the spirit of adventure and want to see even more of our state through these great destinations, you should definitely check out
this list of things to do in southwest Kansas you should never miss out on.