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Bob's Diner

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1103 N 3rd St, Manhattan, KS 66502-5605
785-537-7776
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 6
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Typical Diner

Bob's is great for late-night food and is ok for any time. The quality of food actually varies, depending on who is cooking! Their breakfasts are always good---and served 24 hours a day, if you like. Good and endless coffee.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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Manhattan, Kansas
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Fulton, Missouri
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

As frequent travelers, we are always on the look out for local places to eat. My mom ordered the short stack of pancakes and was shocked when three pancakes the size of her plate arrived at our table. I had a half order of biscuits and gravy...the gravy was from a can:( The waitress we has was great. She wasn't... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Bob's is great for late-night food and is ok for any time. The quality of food actually varies, depending on who is cooking! Their breakfasts are always good---and served 24 hours a day, if you like. Good and endless coffee.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

What will make the difference here is the service! Everyone down to the bus boy will make sure that your drink is filled, your space is clean, and you have condiments. The food is pretty good. The place reminds me of restaurants of yeteryear....before everything was a copy cat chain. i'd go back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Used to be an awesome drunk 24 hangout.. seems like it hasn't been cleaned since that time. The only 2 times I've been in the past 2 years my order has been wrong, service slow & not friendly, and I feel gross going in.. Sad to see this place fall apart..

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Mexico, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

You can tell by the smell that grease is the preferred medium in which the short order artists behind the counter excel. Pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs & bacon, hamburgers & fries---it doesn't matter. It's 24 hour diner food at its dubious best! My daughter had pancakes with sausage links on the side. She loved them. I had eggs over... More 

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Morehead
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The waitress was very friendly and the pancakes were yummy. It has a nice small town diner atmosphere

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I wipe my butt with bobs diner food, I mean I poop out better food than they serve not to mention that the service is terrible, and it dirty and full of old people from the 1920's.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

It is your typical greasy spoon...one of the few places left in the world that can cook an over medium egg and get it right....no runny white stuff.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Bob's is a local place, with a simple, down home menu. The food is good for that sort, and the chicken fried steak is excellent. Service is decent. With the new non-smoking laws, the place can be enjoyable. The main appeal for us was always the hours - 24 hours a day, and that hasn't changed - and the price.... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

The chicken fried steak was alright, but the salad was BORING.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1103 N 3rd St, Manhattan, KS 66502-5605
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Manhattan
  • Phone Number: 785-537-7776

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?