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207 North Cedar Street, Abilene, KS 67410
+1 785-263-3836
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Ranked #1 of 28 Restaurants in Abilene
Price range: $0 - $10
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Café, Bistro, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: A fun little cafe you would expect to find in a big city located in a small town. Fun and flavorful sandwiches paired with a soup or salad all made with fresh ingredients. We offer dine-in, carry-out, and catering services.
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Logan, Utah, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Ate here twice during a week stay in Abilene. Menu changes weekly - no credit cards. First lunch was fabulous - best meal of the week - open faced veggie sandwich with a fabulous quinoa salad. Second time not quite as good - balsamic glazed brussel sprouts on flatbread - great idea but too cheesy and saucy. Friendly service. Nice... More 

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Fort Riley, Kansas
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137 reviews 137 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This was our THIRD attempt to eat here. Once they were full (limited tables and only open for lunch from 11:00-2:00), second time - our group was planning to meet there only to find the place closed. Granted...the food was good...far from typical routine fast food fare; BUT, unless you remember to check their website they seem to have different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Charming ambience, friendly folks and, most importantly, the most unique sandwiches and soups anywhere. This place is a destination stop. Delicious eats in generous portions and two lovely sisters make it all happen with love. It' a 20 mile trip to enjoy this establishment at lunch time and I make that trip at leasy twice a week.

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Santa Cruz, CA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a great example of how Tripadvisor can enhance a travel experience. While making a quick stop in Abiline to tour the Eisenhower Presidential Museum/Library, we checked in for tips on places to have lunch. That led us to Dish which is located on a quiet street in the old downtown area of Abiline. Its exterior is so quiet... More 

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Covington, TX
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Dish is a place that you would not go to, if you were not from Abilene. It is in a former store front, in old downtown Abilene, and serves the best lunches for miles around. The menu changes every Monday (Soups, salads and sandwiches) and all seem worth trying. I was told their regulars, of which I am sure there... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The dish is my favorite lunch spot in Abilene. Menu changes weekly, so there is always something new to discover. Never been disappointed. Save room for dessert!

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Salina, Kansas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Finally tried due to trip's reviews, lived up to rating and then some. Usual stop would be for Brookville chicken, decided to give this place a try since we were passing through doing their serving hrs. which is only for week days lunch. Two sisters join up to make a eclectic diner, don't let outside appearances deceive you. Soup and... More 

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Southern CA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Dish has an interesting (if limited) menu. Most in our group had the chicken salad with tarragon and tomato bisque soup. Both were delicious and portions were generous. Sandwiches and other menu items are somewhat atypical. I don't consider this a disadvantage, but Dish may not be the best option for diners who prefer many options and more conventional choices.... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Visited here with friends from out of state and we were all impressed! The Dish is a tiny little restaurant with antiques tablecloths and dishes (read "not matching"). Everything is obviously homemade and is basically sandwiches, soup and salads. We all had something different and it was all delicious! The Dish is only open for lunch and the menu changes... More 

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

First of all the menu posted with this restaurant is not their menu they are puzzled as to how it got attached to it as they did not post it. Their menu is created every week and is different each week. The food is very inventive very well prepared and delicious. For example my lunch today was Piggy and Figgy... More 

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Additional Information about Dish

Address: 207 North Cedar Street, Abilene, KS 67410
Phone Number: +1 785-263-3836
Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Abilene
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Café, Bistro, Sandwiches

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