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744 E Pancake Blvd, Liberal, KS 67901
620.626.5553
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Plenty of goodness

Just had the Papas chicken fried steak, and it was plenty and plenty good. I will be back every time I am in Liberal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Ron S
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We had high hopes for this place after reading the reviews. We started with onion rings and they brought us an onion blossom. No big deal everyone makes mistakes. When our onion rings did arrive, they were burned and really salty. We had to ask for little plates to eat our appetizer. I had a quesadilla (which was burned) and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just had the Papas chicken fried steak, and it was plenty and plenty good. I will be back every time I am in Liberal.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

limited menu good service, older restaurant with movie motif service was good, but place was noisy food was average

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Bland food and no alcohol. The food tasted like it was frozen. Had the chicken fried steak and the gravy has no taste.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great food reasonable prices & a relaxed atmosphere with a friendly professional staff. Great place to grab a bite to eat after work wash it down with the best sweet tea north of I-10

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Arkansas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The decor isn't the best, but that's part of the charm. The food is really prepared very well. It's hard to go wrong here. At times the floor and be a little dirty and that can throw some people off. The steak is quite good. Chicken fried chicken was very good. Servers are nice as well. I will admit that... More 

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Yucca Valley, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

While traveling with family in our RV's, stopped here due to reviews on TA, plus they had space either in back or at next door motel lot for us to park. Service was excellent, Theresa was very friendly and efficient too!! Brother in law had chicken fried steak, while we both had the chicken fried chicken salad, very good and... More 

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Junction City, KS
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I always want to try a "new" place to eat when visiting a different town. This was right across the street from our hotel. I wasn't thrilled about trying it but it was recommended. I am so glad we went. In fact we ate there twice in the 2 days we were in Liberal. The sweet creamed corn was delicious.... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was the tastiest and most "home cooked" meal I've eaten in a cafe for many, many years. Food and service were both outstanding! If you are into counting calories and worrying about healthy eats 100% of the time! it's probably not for you? BUT, if you want delicious food, cooked fresh as you order it, tasting like the Sunday... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We dropped in midafternoon on our way through town for a late lunch. Even at that time, there were 4-5 tables filled. The menu is generic American dishes. We ordered the chicken fried steak (their specialty). The portion size was large, and the steak was fried perfectly with an excellent breading. The service was very good. The wait staff was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 744 E Pancake Blvd, Liberal, KS 67901
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Liberal
  • Phone Number: 620.626.5553

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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